April 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Family and friends invited to view prom decorations

The annual LCHS Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 21, from 8 until 11:30 p.m. More...

Senior vision screening

The CSRA Regional Commission’s Area Agency on Aging sponsored a vision clinic at the Lincoln County Senior Citizens’ Center Thursday, April 12. More...

City/county gearing up for clean-up day

The City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County are once again joining together to sponsor “Keep Georgia Beautiful” Day. More...

News

Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming to be held May 11-13 at homeplace

The fourth annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming at the Lewis Family Homeplace, 1935 Lewis Family Road, in Lincolnton will be Fri., May 11 at 7 p.m.; Sat., May 12, at 6 p.m. and new this year, Sun., May 13 at 3 p.m.  More...

DNR reminds residents not to rescue orphaned wildliife

As the weather warms and people spend more time outdoors, they sometimes come in contact with seemingly “orphaned” wildlife. More...

Pollination is key to success for many vegetable plants

When it comes to growing vegetables, sometimes having insects in the garden can be a good thing.  Some vegetable plants are selfpollinators or don’t produce fruit, but many others need bees and other insects to spread their pollen around i More...

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Across The Savannah

Gray Lady of the Air

Somewhere down Lowcountry way an invisible line marks the beginning of a distinctly southern region. Cross this boundary and the South’s Gothic character rises up like legions of spirits in mourning. More...

Obituaries

Larry Gene Hill

Mr. Larry Gene Hill, 71, of Mercier Road, entered into rest April 14, 2012 at Doctors Hospital of Augusta.  The family received friends from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 at Beggs Funeral Home.  More...

Rachel Myers Morrison

Mrs. Rachel Myers Ford Morrison, 95, of Griffin, Ga., entered into rest on Monday, April 2, 2012 at Brightmoor Nursing Center, Griffin.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. More...

Marguerite Moss Thornton

Mrs. Marguerite Moss Thornton, 79, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest April 10, 2012.  Graveside services were held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 in Washington Wilkes Memorial Gardens with Rev. Gale Seibert officiating.  More...

BOC calls for alcohol referendums to appear on July primary ballot

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to call for two beer and wine referendums to be placed on the ballot for the General Primary set for July 31.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the commissioners held Thursday, April More...

Anglers head to Cherokee for crappie tournament Sat.

Clark’s Hill Lake will be a stop on the Bass Pro Shop Crappie Masters Tournament Trail as well as the third and final leg of the Georgia Slab Masters State Championship Tournament.  All of the action is set to take place at Cherokee Park i More...

Seatbelt stop results in drug arrest by GSP

Melvin Partridge, 28, of Lincoln County was arrested on drug charges, after he was pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt.  According to Trooper Matt Baxley with the Georgia State Patrol, Partridge was stopped on State Route 47, almost at the Co More...

Corps releases draft EA update for Savannah River Basin drought plan

Officials from the U.S. More...

Judge Dunaway to preside over criminal trial week

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases at the Lincoln County Courthouse, beginning Tuesday, April 24.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Board awards contracts

Contracts were awarded to teachers and administrators at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, April 10.  Following executive session, contracts were awarded to the following:  Central Office: Dr. More...

Editorial Page

Holy Week services were a blessing

TO THE EDITOR:  I would like to express how much I enjoyed the Holy Week services offered by the Lincoln County Ministerial Association the week before Easter.  More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

The pansies in my hanging basket are dying.  More...

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Leathersville News

. Chuck Mahaffey, Anne Wright, and Elaine and Raymond Timmerman were lunch guest with William and Lee Bentley on Saturday.  . More...

Wynn speaks at camp

Jarius Wynn, Green Bay Packers pro football player and former LCHS Red Devil, spent time talking with the children at the Lincoln County Recreation Department Spring Camp. More...

Boyle goes to work as TA during summer semester

Roger Carlton Boyle is one of five senior nursing students in the Georgia Health Sciences University ( formerly Medical College of Georgia) College of Nursing who was selected to work as Teacher Assistants (Tas) during the summer semester. 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...