May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Over 400 gather to recognize LCHS athletes on awards night

Approximately 400 people attended the LCHS Athletic Awards Night Thursday, May 17, in the school auditorium.  The event was held in honor of Louise Waters, who is retiring from serving as a soccer coach and teacher for numerous years. More...

Single car accident

Martrell Darrien Murray, 17, lost control of his 1996 Honda Accord and over corrected, causing the vehicle to slide backwards and strike a speed limit sign before running into a ditch. More...

Replica of Vietnam Wall is on display at Fort Gordon

A three-quarter-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. More...

News

Broun to run for re-election

Paul Broun volunteered to serve our country as a United States Marine. He also became a Navy Medical Officer and continues to serve in that capacity in the Navy Reserves.  More...

Simpson to run for Congressional seat

Stephen Simpson is a native of Milledgeville, Georgia and served in the United States Army for twenty years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. His final six years were at the Pentagon. More...

Cliatt discusses sewer project at Dist. 3 meeting

A District 3 meeting of approximately 75 people was held at the Thomas Lane Post on Tuesday, May 8. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A Frenchman Comes to Georgialina

Writers, my books, and a longago job in filmmaking all came together beautifully within 24 hours. Rarely do the stars align to create a writers’ weekend such as the one I had May 19 and 20.  More...

Obituaries

Peter Webster Joslin

Peter Webster Joslin of McCormick, S.C., son of the late Reverend Allen Webster Joslin and Evelyn Basto Fuller Joslin, left his body on May the 11, 2012, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  A memorial service was held at 11 a. 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...

Millionaires’ club

Students at LCES, who read a million words or more through the Accelerated Reader Program, were escorted by the Lincolnton Police Department to LCHS where they were treated to a celebratory lunch, pr More...

Government agencies meet to discuss T-SPLOST referendum

Cooper Cliatt, District 3 representative on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, hosted an information meeting concerning T-SPLOST (Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) for other commission members and representatives of the L More...

Dr. Trunzo will be first guest speaker in lecture series

The Lincoln County Historical Society will be hosting a “History in the Park” lecture series beginning in June.  The lectures are set to take place at 7 p.m. More...

Memorial Day observance to be held at courthouse

American Legion Post 194, Lincoln County Government, and the City of Lincolnton are set to host a Memorial Day service at the Lincoln County Courthouse to pay tribute to all United States servicemen, past and present.  The ceremony will take pla More...

LCHS engineering program receives industry certification

“This is really good for our school and our community,” said Stephanie Jordan, engineering, technology, and broadcasting teacher at LCHS. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

When I was a child of about 10 or 11 a lady in town would sew for my mother and make my sister and me the cutest dresses and skirts; so professionally she sewed you couldn’t tell our clothes from any on the racks of Casual Corner.  More...

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CCLC reports on May meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met May 17, 6:30 p.m. at the pubic library. President Al Bean welcomed the members and guests. John Kennedy gave the invocation. Al led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

People

Grand prize winners

Grand prize winners of the 8 inch Android wi-fi tablets at the LCMS Yearbook Distribution party May 14th were Brandtley Vickery and Emily Darling. More...

Leathersville News

. Audrey Crump’s sister, Dean, came to see her. She stayed from Monday to Thursday. Audrey and her sister, Dean and Pat Leech went shopping together Tuesday and had a good time.  . More...

Meredith R. Moore to wed Matthew James Gay May 26

Anthony and Melissa Moore of Vidalia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Meredith Rachel Moore, to Matthew James Gay, son of Gene and Elaine Gay, formerly Elaine Chastain of Lincoln County, of Wrens.  More...