May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Norman, Juhasz win top awards at honors night

Dylan Norman and Crystal Juhasz were named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the LCHS Class of 2012 at the 34th Annual Academic Honors Night held Tuesday, May 1, in the school auditorium.  Norman’s parents are Tammie and Gr More...

Qualifying for city and county offices 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...

Buy a luminary to honor a loved one at Relay for Life

The 2012 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will be held Friday, May 18, from 6 to 12 p.m. at First Assembly of God.  The theme for the evening is “Decades of Hope.”  More...

News

USDA to survey hundreds of farmers across the state

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will work in May and June surveying hundreds of farmers across Georgia to get a clear indication of the production and supply of major commodities for 2012. More...

Republican qualifying

The Lincoln County Republican Party will conduct qualifying for all local elections at 2957 Maxim Road, 30817 starting on May 23, 2012, 9 a.m. and ending May 25, 2012 at noon. Hours are from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. More...

Friends of Elijah officers elected

Recently elected officers and board members of Friends of Elijah are (l-r): Kevin Beggs - Vice President, Will McWhorter - board member, Billy Paradise - board member, Keith Etheridge - board member, More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Road Names: The Good, Bad, & Ugly

How often we drive along giving no thought to the road we travel. And more often than that we give no thought to how the road got its name. In my case, I’m often forced to learn why or how a road got its name. It makes for interesting reading. More...

Obituaries

Frances F. Brown

Mrs. Frances F. Brown, 83, of Central Rd. entered into rest May 4, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late William Addison Brown.  Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 7 at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with Rev. More...

Martha Ann Jones Haney

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Thomas Barry Henderson

Thomas Barry Henderson, 47, of Calhoun Falls, S.C. entered into rest April 24, 2012 at the VA Hospital in Alabama.  A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at the Methodist Church in Calhoun Falls.   Mr. 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...

City seeks volunteers to help with downtown wing cook-off

“The fireworks are on schedule,” said Mayor Henry Brown at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, May 7.  The fireworks show and the annual wing cook-off will take place Saturday, June 30.  More...

Deadline for participating in the chamber’s Grill & Chill is May 18

Preparations are moving full speed ahead for the Third Annual Georgia Grill & Chill Festival, sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  The event will be held Saturday, June 2, from noon until 10 p.m. More...

The Perrys will head line-up of talent at Easter homecoming

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...

Musical theatre class’ production of ‘Oklahoma!’ opens tonight at LCHS

The LCHS Musical Theatre Class’ production of “Oklahoma!” opens tonight in the school auditorium.  Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, the musical will also be presented on Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12 More...

Diggin’ Graves Mountain

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig was held April 27-29. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

This column was written several years ago and it received cudos by a few who identified with its content and one “atta girl” in particular for which I felt honored and humbled.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

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. More...

People

Tournament winners

Clark’s Hill Lake was 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. More...

Gartell was guest speaker at April meeting of LWREA

Henry "Pete" Gartrell, director of the Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department, was the guest speaker at the April meeting of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  More...

Remsen, Dickerson to exchange vows in ceremony July 7

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marcy Remsen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Anne of Lincolnton to Matthew Logan Dickerson of Martinez, Georgia, son of Ms. Barbara Evans Dickerson, also of Martinez.  More...

Worship

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...