July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rotary scholarship

Kitty Ball, a graduate of LCHS and the United States Military Academy, was recently awarded a $30,000 Rotary International Scholarship by Tom Richardson, a member of the Clayton Rotary Club, past Dis More...

New law impacts drivers

As a result of a change in the law, effective July 1, Lincoln County residents planning to get their driver’s licenses renewed will need to make sure their identity papers are completely in order before trying to do business online with the Geo More...

News

Reserved seat football tickets offered Aug. 14

Reserved seats for the 2012 Red Devil Football Season will be on sale at the high school located at 200 Charles Ward Elam Dr., beginning Tues., Aug. 14. The ticket window will be open daily from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Bolton Lunceford Playhouse to present Smoke on the Mountain

The Bolton Lunceford Playhouse will present “Smoke on the Mountain” on Thursday-Saturday, July 26-28, at 7:30 p.m. each evening. A matinee performance will take place on Sunday, July 29, at 2 p.m.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Save the Last Dance for Me

Knowledge comes in unexpected Ways   My old girlfriend, Linda, emailed me recently. She had heard I’d written a book about the shag. “I am totally shocked that you of all people wrote about the shag and beach music. More...

People

Leathersville News

. Anne and Al Wright spent the day Friday with Williama and Lee Bentley. They, along with Leila Kelley, were supper guests together at Soap Creek that night.  . More...

Walton will be guest speaker at homecoming

Goshen Baptist Church will have its annual Homecoming on July 22. Services begin at 11 a.m.  Beginning Monday, July 23 revival services will be held each evening at 7:30 p.m. and go through Friday, July 27. Rev. More...

Little’s celebrate 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. 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...

BOC reviews proposal for new regional library system

A proposal for a new library region was made to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners at the group’s regular meeting held Thursday, July 12.  Currently, the Lincoln County is a member of the East Central Georgia Regional Library System More...

Chamber and school system embark on business venture

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincoln County School System are launching a new initiative called “Educators and Businesses Working Together.”  More...

Mitchum and Poteat author book on county in ‘Images of America’ series

Lincoln County can now take its place in the “Images of America” series, published by Arcadia Publishing.  The book, which goes on sale Monday, July 23, was compiled by Bea Mitchum and Dianne Poteat.  More...

Plants sometimes need a break from summer’s heat

When temperatures start heading into 3-digit territory, even the most sun-loving plants can start suffering from the effects of Georgia’s midsummer sauna.  Excessive heat not only increases the amount of water a plant needs each day, it ca More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

All I want for Christmas is a…. colonoscopy?? First of all, that’s not true, but it’s what I’m getting anyway—for the third time. More...

Political Cartoon

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Vote yes for tax relief

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Sports

Lady Devils attend softball camp June 16

The LCHS Lady Devil Softball Camp was a huge success on June 16, 2012. There were 22 campers participating ages 7 through 13. The girls participated in stations for the first part of camp. More...

All-star players

These two young men played with the Lincoln County Little League All-stars this year. Blake Beggs (l), pitched a complete game in our 4-2 win over Martinez-Evans Little League. More...

Obituaries

Allen Holloway

Mr. Allen Holloway, 84, of Iveytown Rd. entered into rest on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 16 Bethany United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thomas Moon officiating. More...

Lounette Peeler Reese

Mrs. Lounette Peeler Reese, 90, formerly of McCormick Hwy., entered into rest Monday, July 16 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18 at Double Branches Baptist Church. More...

Barry Teasley Spence

Mr. Barry Teasley Spence, 58 of Macon, Ga., entered into rest on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon.  There will be a memorial service to celebrate the life of Barry Teasley Spence at 7 p.m. More...