April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Assessor clarifies tax exemption on personal property

In response to apparent confusion among taxpayers, Kenny Adair, chief tax assessor for Lincoln County, clarified Georgia law in regard to a $7,500 personal property tax exemption.  More...

Region tourney begins April 16

In region play, the boys and girls tennis teams at LCHS stand 2-2, both defeating GMC and Wilkinson County and losing to Aquinas and Washington-Wilkes. More...

Mulberry C.M.E. Church to host Good Friday service

Mulberry Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church will host its 10th annual ecumenical service for the community on Good Friday (April 6), beginning at 7 p.m.  During the service, various laymen and members of the clergy from Lincolnton and More...

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Hudgens provides important insurance tips to homeowners

With the severe storms that passed through Georgia last month, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind homeowners of some important insurance tips to protect their property from tornadoes, flooding and other weather-related hazards going More...

Male birds will fight their reflections in odd turf war

Disoriented fake birds flying into a newly cleaned window may make you chuckle on a television commercial. More...

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Class of 1962 celebrates its 50th reunion at Hickory Knob

The Lincolnton High School Class of 1962 and guests celebrated its 50- year reunion on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Hickory Knob State Park, McCormick, SC.  More...

Doster, Gay named as honor students at Abraham Baldwin

President David Bridges will recognize 415 students who qualified for Honor Student status at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during Honors Day ceremonies on April 11 at 11 a.m. More...

Leathersville News

. Nancy Bailey’s cousins, Connie and Lamar Presley of Pendergrass, spent Sunday with her. They celebrated Nancy’s birthday by grilling steaks with all the trimmings and a delicious chocolate cake.  . More...

City approves referendum for package sales on Sun.

The Lincoln City Council called for a referendum to allow the sale of package malt beverages and wine on Sundays at its regular meeting held Monday, April 2.  The motion passed 3-2, with Councilman Kevin Beggs and Councilman Larry Goolsby voting More...

LCHS students leave RESA and state behind on EOCTs

EOCT (End-of-Course Test) scores, posted by students at LCHS for the first semester of the school year, were very good indeed.  The tests are administered at the end of each semester in eight subject areas.  More...

Chamber and athletic club to sponsor 5K walk/run Sat.

The“RaceN2Spring,”sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincolnton Athletic Club, will be held Saturday, April 7.  The 5K (3.1 miles) walk/run for ages 10 and up is set to start at 9 a.m. More...

Partisan, non-partisan qualifying for primary to be held May 23-25

Qualifying for this year’s Lincoln County partisan and non-partisan elections will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, and Thursday, May 24, and from 9 a.m. until 12 noon Friday, May 25.  More...

Red Devils shut out W-W in bottom of ninth inning

With an 8-5 record, the LCHS Red Devil Baseball Team’s 2012 season is well underway.  To date, the boys have posted a 3-2 record in Region 7-A, with two wins over Washington-Wilkes and one over GMC, along with losses to Aquinas and Glascoc More...

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr.georgia. gov. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  Q: I want to plant peaches. More...

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Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Art Council at the Keturah (MACK) for the next few weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216.  More...

Obituaries

William L. Johnson

Funeral services for Mr. William L. Johnson, Hephzibah, Ga., who entered into rest March 26, 2012, was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 at White Rock Baptist Church with Rev. Seymore Harrison, Sr. officiating.  Mr. More...

Joseph Jones

Mr. Joseph Jones, 81, entered into rest Thursday, March 22, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27 at First Baptist Church, Lincolnton, with Rev. Dennis Quinn officiating. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...