May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Musical theatre class set to present ‘Oklahoma!’ at LCHS

Corn fields, handsome cowboys, a surrey with fringe on the top, pretty farm girls, a box social, a Persian peddler, and a wedding are just a few of the treats in store for those attending the LCHS Musical Theatre Class’ production of “Okl More...

Nat’l Day of Prayer will be observed at courthouse today

Citizens are invited to gather on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse today (Thursday) at 12 noon to observe the 61st Annual “National Day of Prayer.”  Locally, the day of prayer and repentance is being sponsored by the More...

Dinner to honor survivors

In a nation where more than 1,638,910 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year, Lincoln County is invited to celebrate life.  The 2012 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will be held Friday, May 18, from 6 to 12 p. More...

News

Rep. Broun receives Defender of Economic Freedom award

The Club for Growth presented U.S. Representative Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) with the Defender of Economic Freedom award. Congressman Broun was one of 11 U.S. Senators and 34 U.S. Congressmen to receive the award this year.  More...

New Beta club members

The Lincoln County Chapter of the National Senior Beta Club held its annual induction and awards program Thursday evening, April 26, 2012. More...

Tree care booklet is offered by foundation with donation

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees.  Anyone can receive the Conservation Trees booklet simply by making a $3 donation to the Foundation.  Conservation Trees is a u More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Dessert by the Sea

Reporting live from North Myrtle Beach, the town known in its glory days as Ocean Drive. It’s 4 p.m. on a Friday and the sliding glass door to my ninth floor balcony is wide open. More...

Obituaries

Cathy Sue Scott Ashmore

Mrs. Cathy Sue Scott Ashmore, 58 of Ashmore- Barden Road, entered into rest Friday, April 27, 2012 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 30 at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with Revs. More...

Worship

Carman in concert

The world renown musical artist, Carman, will be in concert at First Assembly of God on Sunday, July 1 at 6:00. This is a ticketed event and seating is limited. More...

Salem Baptist to host Community Day at church

Salem Community Day sponsored by Salem Baptist Church Ladies Missionary Circle and Men’s Brotherhood will be held on Saturday, May 19, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.  More...

New law will make it harder for thieves to unload scrap metal

“Every day, somebody’s missing something, but they don’t know it,” said Lincoln County Sheriff Gerald Lawson, referring to the drastic climb in metal thefts over the last few years.  At the present time, at least 40 perce More...

Jeff & Sheri Easter to host festival to raise funds for Lewis Homeplace

Ivan Parker, “Little Roy” Lewis and Lizzy Long, The Perrys, The Lewis Tradition, and the Primitive Quartet are slated to appear at the Fourth Annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming Friday, May 11, through Sunday, May 13, at The Lewis F More...

Several cases disposed of during April Term of court

Several criminal matters were disposed of during the April Term of superior court held at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Criminal trials took place Tuesday, April 24, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Blood drive set for Saturday

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, May 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Oh, how I wish that back then I had known what I know now. By “back then” I mean 1966 when I married.  No, no I wouldn’t trade hubby for any thing in the world. In fact, we’re still going strong after 44 years. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Children need to be supervised

TO THE EDITOR  Thank you to the City of Lincolnton Police Department and [middle school administrators]. You responded to the trouble on Main Street almost before we knew there was a problem.  More...

People

April Lynn Tankersley weds Skyler Doak Davis April 7

April Lynn Tankersley and Skyler Doak Davis exchanged wedding vows in an impressive double-ring ceremony Saturday, April 7, at half past six in the evening at the country setting of Tucker Plantation in Colbert, Georgia.  More...

Leathersville News

. Erin and Derek Cooper were lunch guest with William and Lee Bentley on Wednesday.  . Anne Wright spent the day Saturday with her mom and dad, William and Lee Bentley. Chuck Mahaffey and Fred McWhorter were also visitors in the home.  More...

New Beginnings

Susan Emma Lee Callaway  Toni and Tom Callaway of Washington announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Lee, on Sunday, April 15, at DoctorsHospital in Augusta. Emma weighed 6 lbs. 7 ozs. 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...