July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff reports on recovery of stolen property - Free Access

While investigating thefts in the area, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has recovered a variety of stolen trailers and lawn care equipment. More...

Collins to appear in play - Free Access

  Rev. Mervin Oglethorpe (Brian Baldwin) gives Denise (Emma Collins of Lincolnton) a piece of his mind for "dancing in the church." See how it turns out in "Smoke on the Mountain" this weekend at Washington's Bolton Lunceford Playhouse. More...

Jurors named for July Term of superior court - Free Access

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, July 30, at 9:30 a.m., with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding. Prospective jurors for the term are Stephanie M. Allen, Clayton Sims Antonakos, Adam Lewis Aycock, Velda Spratlin Aycock. More...

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Area band needs your vote for country awards contest

Area Band Named Semi-Finalist in Contest  More...

UGA veterinary teaching hospital holding ‘Picture Your Pet’ contest

The call is out for all photogenic felines and camera-friendly canines and equines, bovines and all other animals as the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital announces the return of its Picture Your Pet Photo Contest.  More...

Don’t let summer’s heat limit your planting choices

Thomas Paine wrote many stirring words in support of American independence. In December 1776 he penned the famous lines: These are the times that try men’s souls. More...

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Across The Savannah

Blue Granite

When I was a boy back home one thing that caught my eye was a pile of crushed blue granite, kindly deposited by the highway department along the shoulder of the road. More...

Sports

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...

Obituaries

Steve Dill

Mr. Steve Dill, 61, a former resident of Lincoln County, entered into rest Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center.  Graveside service were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Jones Chapel Cemetery with Rev. More...

Lila Hogan Dunn

Funeral services for Mrs. Lila Hogan Dunn, 91, of Lincolnton were held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Ray C. Lewis officiating.  Mrs. More...

Mary Norman Myers

Mrs. Mary Norman Myers, 86, of Prater Road, entered into rest Thursday, July 19, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 21 at Goshen Baptist Church with Revs. Robert D. Adams and Robert Ford officiating. More...

Board clarifies Code of Conduct; after-school program will be limited - Free Access

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted 3-2 to approve a revised Code of Conduct at the group’s regular meeting held Tuesday, July 17. The policy was approved with the stipulation that it will be reviewed by legal counsel. More...

Moss to be guest speaker at ‘History in the Park’ series - Free Access

Dwain Moss, Lincoln County historian, will be the guest speaker for the third installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society. The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Five local referendums top ballot for General Primary - Free Access

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, July 31, to cast their ballots in the General Primary/Non-Partisan/ Special Election. More...

Chief reports on police activity - Free Access

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

With political yard signs popping up all over town like petunias, it’s obvious elections can’t be far behind. More...

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: Are double cantaloupes common?  More...

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Patriots honored

Don and Pat Thomas, Presidents of the WWSAR and Fort James Chapter CDXVII participated in the wreath laying ceremony honoring the patriots at the historic Huck’s Defeat battle celebration held More...

Leathersville News

. Nancy Bailey visited with William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon.  . Nancy Bailey’s daughter, Shellie, and granddaughters, Whitney, Kassidee and Courtney, spent the weekend with her. More...

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...

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...