July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wing cook-off winners

The first place winner of the Third Annual Downtown Wing Cook- Off, held June 30 on Main Street, was “The Crowd Pleasers.” The group received a cash award as well as a trophy, shown here More...

High wind gusts cause damage to 60 homes and businesses

Hail, wind gusts of up to approximately 60 mph, and rain hit Lincoln County between 4:30 and 6 p.m. More...

News

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 864-852-3216.  More...

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Across The Savannah

Cooper & Poland Recollection & Personal History

A woman acquaintance said something one afternoon that struck me in a bad way. I was giving her a ride to pick up her car. As we drove up to the shop, two mechanics were outside looking beneath a hood.  More...

People

Cloverleaf’s attend camp

Lincoln County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers attended camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia June 18-22, 2012. More...

Leathersville News

. Anne Wright, Haley Dumpe, Grayson, Noah and Reese Dumpe, Leila Kelley, Franklin and Brenda Bowick, and Cadyen Paysinger were lunch guests on Tuesday with William and Lee Bentley.  . More...

HUDSON PHILIP ROBERTS

Amberly and Phil Roberts of Locust Grove announce the birth of their son, Hudson Philip, on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.  Hudson weighed six pounds, six ounces and was nineteen and onehalf inches long.  Maternal 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 awards two contracts for CDBG sewer project

The Lincolnton City Council awarded bids for a sewer enhancement project at the group’s regular meeting held Monday, July 2.  The project will target sewer lines on the following streets: Dawkins Street, Anthony Street, East Lincoln Street More...

Family Y to offer Splash program at rec.complex

Even if Lincoln County was not surrounded by 400 miles of shoreline, it is important that all children know how to swim.  The county’s Family Y is sponsoring YMCA Splash, a week-long introduction to swimming and water safety for children, More...

County adopts tentative budget; does not expect millage increase

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted a Tentative FY 2013 General Fund Budget at a called meeting held Thursday, June 28.  The $6,129,702.62 budget reflects a slight decrease, compared to last year’s budget of $6,127,798.58.&nb More...

Small business outlook hits a low

In a disappointing reversal of several months of slow but positive growth, the National Federation of Independent Business' “June Index of Small Business Optimism” dove three points, falling to 91.4.  The decline is significant and r More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I added a new cookbook to my collection yesterday in spite of the fact I hate to cook.  My family says I don’t have to admit, however; since it is quite evident by the mystery meals I set before them on the rare occasions that I can still More...

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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.  More...

Obituaries

Ernest William Bohler

Ernest William Bohler, age 85, long-time resident of Greenville, S.C., widower of Marie Harrell Bohler, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 4, 2012, after a period of declining health.  More...

Charles Cody Christie

Mr. Charles Cody “Chuck” Christie, 77, of Savannah Lakes Village, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  More...

James Edward Crook

Mr. James Edward Crook, 77, of Chamberlain Ferry Road, entered into rest Saturday, June 30, 2012. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 2 at Martin’s Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church. More...