September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

McCall to speak on Civil War at History in the Park tonight

Phil McCall, an amateur historian from Woodstock, Georgia, will be the guest speaker for the fourth installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled t More...

‘The Fat Boy Chronicles’ opens door for discussions on bullying

Of all the memories made throughout what are supposed to be the happy, carefree days of school, there are perhaps none so powerful as those involving the ridicule, constant harassment, and upon occasion, even physical violence inflicted on students b More...

Author visits library

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News

Rains from Hurricane Isaac provided minimal relief for Georgia’s drought

Forecasters initially projected rains from Hurricane Isaac could eraseor at least put a large dent in Georgia’s drought, but the state has seen little relief.  More...

Waterfowl season regulations approved by the DNR board

Waterfowl hunters can now confirm their hunting plans. The Board of Natural Resources recently approved the 2012-2013 waterfowl hunting regulations.  More...

Fall is the time to plant cover crops to boost next summer’s harvest

Cover crops may be your secret weapon to a better harvest next spring. Any gardener who was disappointed in their corn, tomato or squash harvests this summer might want to start preparing for next summer's crop now by planting cover crops.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Dead Man Talking

Notes from the grave   You may have read where there was a forty-year celebration of the movie Deliverance this spring up in Clayton, Georgia, and Longcreek, South Carolina. It wasn’t all fun and games. More...

Sports

Devils’ smash McCormick 24-0 in ’12 season opener

McCORMICK, S.C. – Ben Turner and the Red Devil receiving corps that some had asked prior to the season: can the Devils move the nearly 250 yards on 18 completions enroute to a 24-0 seasonopening victory over McCormick.  More...

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Friends to host golf tourney at Rocky Branch

Friends of Elijah Clark will host a golf event on Wednesday, September 12 at Rocky Branch Golf Course. Package will include golf cart, prizes and barbecue. More...

Impact Aid makes it easier for BOC to keep millage the same

A 2.5-percent decrease in the 2012 Tax Digest has resulted in a $71,000 shortfall in the Lincoln County FY 2013 Tentative General Fund Budget adopted in June.  Overall, the 2.5-percent decrease amounts to an estimated $7 million drop in the dige More...

Friday will mark 75th anniversary of Lincolnton-Washington rivalry

This Friday will be the 75th meeting between varsity football teams from Lincolnton and Washington.  Let's look back at how it all began.  More...

Chief offers advice on keeping vehicles secure at home games

With the first LCHS home football game set for Friday, September 7, Lincolnton Police Chief Jim Justice offered some advice for securing cars parked in the lots at Buddy Bufford Field and along the roadside on Lillian Sims Drive.  The safety tip More...

McWhorter suits up at UGA

Former Red Devil Billy McWhorter is serving as one of four “Hairy Dogs” at UGA this year. More...

Friends of Elijah to sponsor golf outing at Rocky Branch

The Friends of Elijah Clark, a group geared toward improving the park, has planned a variety of activities centered around the 12th Annual Bluegrass Festival, which begins on Friday, September 14.  However, the fun will officially kick off on We More...

Voter registration drive to be held at football game

The Lincoln County Elections and Registration Office will host a voter registration drive when the LCHS Red Devils meet the Washington Wilkes Tigers on Friday, September 7, at Buddy Bufford Field.  The drive is set to take place from 6:30 until More...

Editorial Page

Momma knows best!

You know those days when it just seems like the rainclouds are hovering right over you? Like no sunshine will ever brighten your life again? More...

Political Cartoon

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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. More...

People

Check presented

Mr. Will McWhorter, (right) Field Representative for Woodmen of the World presented a $100.00 check to Nancy Blount, LCCP, Inc. More...

Constitution Week declared as Sept. 16-22

At the request of the Washington Wilkes Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, President Don Thomas, (left) Lincoln County Commission Chairman, Wade Johnson declares the week of September 16-22 as More...

Leathersville News

l Raymond and Elaine Timmerman, Erin Cooper of North Augusta, and Ryan Timmerman of Bakersville, Calif., were lunch guests of William and Lee Bentley on Tuesday. l Rev. Deryl Odom was a supper guest with William and Lee Bentley on Monday night. 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...