April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rock hounds converge on mountain for three-day dig

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, April 27, and continue through Sunday, April 29.  From 1,500 to 2,000 rockhounds converged on the mountain for the October dig, hailing from places such as Canada, Virginia More...

Musical theatre class to present Oklahoma in May

The LCHS Musical Theatre Class will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” Thursday, May 10, through Saturday, May 12, in the school auditorium.  Performances are scheduled to begin at 7:30 each evening.  The produc More...

Volunteers asked to pitch in and clean up county

Residents of the City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County are once again joining forces to pick up roadside trash and other debris on “Keep Georgia Beautiful” Day Saturday, April 28.  Participants are asked to meet at the Lincoln County More...

Candidates may submit profiles for publication

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...

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Broun to host grants and small business expo May 2

U.S. Representative Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) announced that he will host a Grants and Small Business Expo from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2nd at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. More...

Space available for upcoming archery camp

Designed with everything outdoors in mind, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division’s summer archery camps aim to educate and engage adventurous youth. More...

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...

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Summer Jobs (And some are meant to teach life lessons)

Summer jobs served as my introduction to the world of work. More...

Worship

Farewell concert to be held Sunday at Rehoboth BC

Stephen Rayner will be giving a farewell concert April 29, 7 p.m. at Rehoboth Baptist Church. He has served as pastor for what would be 9 years in May.  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...

State ushers in new formula for calculating graduation rate

A different way of calculating the graduation rate will go into effect this spring.  “The primary difference between the formulas used to determine the new and the old graduation rate is in the definition of the cohort or group to be count More...

Eades, Thomas among those to be honored at academic awards night

Connor Eades, STAR Student for LCHS, and STAR Teacher Kathy Thomas will be among those receiving recognition during Academic Honors Night set for Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. More...

City reverses its decision on Sun. sales by the drink

The Lincolnton City Council held a called meeting Thursday, April 19, to reconsider the matter of placing a referendum on the ballot to sell beer and wine by the drink on Sundays.  At the group’s April 2 meeting, the council voted down the More...

Beggs, Brown sign scholarship contracts

LCHS athletes Bethany Beggs and Tra Brown recently signed scholarship contracts to play ball at the college level.  Beggs accepted an offer to play softball for the Lander University Bearcats, while Brown will hit the gridiron for the Golden Eag More...

Smallwood is winner of DAR Good Citizen Award

Britt Smallwood, a senior at LCHS, is the winner of the Kettle Creek Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s (DAR) “Good Citizen Award.”  The award was presented to Smallwood on Wednesday, April 18, by More...

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Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Arts 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 852-3216.  SPECIAL EVENTS  More...

Donations are needed for upcoming benefit yard sale

Ricky Raley, Jr. was diagnosed on July 8, 2011 with cancer behind his heart. He has been going through radiation and chemo and will continue treatments for a while.  The family is back and forth while school is in session to see him. More...

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Prom royalty

Prom royalty Saturday night was, Prom Princess - Emily Beggs; Prom Prince - Heath Patat; Prom King - Dylan Norman; and Prom Queen - Ashton Murray. More...

Leathersville News

. Derek and Erin Cooper spent the day Monday with Erin’s grandparents, William and Lee Bentley.  . George and Mildred Bailey visited William and Lee Bentley Sunday afternoon.  . More...

Mud Run participants

Lincoln County was well represented in the USMC Mud Run at the "Leatherneck" in Columbia, SC this past Saturday April, 21st. More...