June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Friends of Elijah will host birthday celebration July 4

Plans are underway for a “Happy Birthday, USA” celebration, hosted by the Elijah Clark State Park Chapter of the Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites also known as the “Friends of Elijah.”  The event will be More...

Lincolnton Presbyterian Church completes renovation project

The Lincolnton Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), one of the oldest churches in Lincoln County, has undergone a season of change, with various improvements to the building and a new pastor.  More...

News

Local VA medical center offers free credit monitoring to veterans

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (CNVAMC) is notifying 824 veterans that their personal information may have been compromised when a former employee's personal laptop was stolen.  As a result of the theft, the facility is offering one year More...

GLSP launches new website for potential clients

The Georgia Legal Services Program has a new website that tells the full story of the great work this organization does serving low-income Georgians with civil legal problems. We serve the 154 Georgia counties outside metro Atlanta.  More...

Foundation offers tree identification booklet to donors

The Arbor Day Foundation has a booklet that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The booklet, What Tree is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree -planting organization.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Looms & Guns Are Silent

I took great interest in the Civil War battle scenes in the History Channel’s “Hatfields & McCoys,” the famous feud initially spurred by the real Civil War. More...

Sports

Softball camp

Jordyn Deason is looking forward to participating in the LCHS Youth Softball Camp for girls ages 7 - 13 which will take place on June 16 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Lady Devil Softball Field. More...

Fishing rodeo at Cox Farm

Leon Cox hosted a fishing rodeo at Cox Farm on Leathersville on Road for boys and girls up to age 16 on June 2. There were 56 participants.  Overall, they caught 88 fish, two turtles, and one 55" pipe! More...

Reconnect with your family during National Fishing and Boating Week

The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation declare boating and fishing as unmatched leisure activities that help make a true connection with family, friends and the natural environment. 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 set to receive 20 percent of revenues generated by LOST

The Lincolnton City Council voted to sign a resolution that will give the municipality 20 percent of the revenues generated by LOST (Local Sales and Use Tax).  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Monday, Jun More...

City police will crack down on violators of new golf cart laws

Due to safety issues, the Lincolnton Police Department plans to step up enforcement of the new golf cart law, which went into effect in January of this year.  To be considered road-worthy, a golf cart or personal transportation vehicle must have More...

Chamber announces festival winners

The Third Annual Georgia Grill & Chill Festival, held Saturday, June 2, at the American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds, was a great success.  The event was sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Dr. Trunzo to speak tonight

Dr. Jennifer Trunzo, assistant professor of anthropology and archeology at Augusta State University, will be the first guest speaker in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I made a daring trip, to the mall last week to pick up a wedding gift. 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, follow us on Twitter.  Q: How many calories do you burn while gardening?  More...

People

Graduates honored at Morningside

Morningside Baptist Church honored their 2012 high school graduates on Sunday, May 20 during the morning service. More...

Kellen Rae O’Neill to wed Evan Garner Smith June 23

Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Alexander O’Neill Jr. of Lincolnton Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kellen Rae O’Neill, also the daughter of the late Dana Jackson O’Neill, to Evan Garner Smith son of Mr. More...

Leathersville News

. Lisa Mahaffey visited her parents, Wednesday night.  . Ethan Mahaffey visited his grandparents, William and Lee Bentley, Friday afternoon.  . Anne Wright brought lunch on Saturday for her parents, William and Lee Bentley. More...

Obituaries

Roy Beard Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Roy “Scoot” Beard, 92, of Lincolnton, were held Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at White Rock Baptist Church with Rev. More...

David B. Shields Sr.

David B. Shields, Sr., 72, of Waycross, Ga., entered into death at his home on Sunday, May 27, 2012 after a three year battle with cancer.  Mr. Shields was cremated and his remains will be transported to Alderson, W. Va. More...