September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber opens nominations for grand marshal of parade

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations from the general public for grand marshal of the 2012 Lincolnton Christmas Parade.  Sponsored annually by the chamber, this year’s parade will be held on More...

Low impact aerobics

Enjoying a chair aerobics class, led by Brandie Reese (far left), program director for the YMCA in Lincoln County, are (l-r) Jean Gale, Joyce Crumbley, and Exie Elam. More...

News

The Y Club at LCHS

Lincoln County YMCA Program Center held its first Y Club at Lincoln County High School on Wednesday, September 5 with over 50 students in attendance. More...

Upcoming activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK) for the next month. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216.  More...

Career opportunities in health care

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Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Vine That Ate The South

In Georgia, the legend says that you must close your window at night to keep it out of the house. The glass is tinged with green, even so ... “Kudzu,” by James Dickey.  More...

Sports

Devils never quit in 21-6 loss to Washington-Wilkes

Red Devils made the fourth quarter interesting, but other than that it was all Washington-Wilkes here   More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

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Obituaries

Joseph Paul Delfino

Mr. Joseph Paul Delfino, 81, of Evans, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, September 1, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 7, at First Assembly of God Church in Lincolnton.  Mr. More...

Donald Orsborne

Mr. Donald Orsborne, 79 of Mc- Cormick, S.C., entered into rest on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2012 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 at Mc- Cormick First Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Patricia A. Parton

Mrs. Patricia A. "Pat" Parton, 67, of Chamberlain Ferry Road, entered into rest on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at her residence.  A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 9, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

City expects no change in millage; work begins on CDBG upgrades

The FY 2013 Budget was one of the items under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Tuesday, September 4.  According to Mayor Henry Brown, “Although all of the numbers have yet to be finalized, I do not fore More...

Bluegrass festival will feature local groups, car show and historic displays

The 12th Annual Elijah Clark State Park Bluegrass Festival will take place Friday, September 14, through Sunday, September 16.  The event is being hosted by the Friends of Elijah, a group of volunteers dedicated to partnering with, promoting, an More...

County adopts final budget; sets millage rates for 2012

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to approve an FY 2013 General Fund Budget of $6,111,085.09 at a called meeting held Thursday, September 6, in the Commissioners’ Chambers at the courthouse.  The General Fund Budget reflects More...

Children invited to take part in fish fest at park

Elijah Clark State Park will host its Fourth Annual Kids’ Fish Fest on Saturday, September 29, from noon until 5 p.m.  The fish fest is open to children in Pre-K through the sixth grade. More...

Shining for Christ car show

The Second Annual “Shining for Christ” Car, Truck, and Bike Show will be held in downtown Lincolnton on Saturday, September 29, from 1 until 6 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

The incredible shrinking summer

Strolling down the center of Valdosta Mall three weekends ago I was amazed to see that, for folks in that town anyway, summertime had come and gone….done, kaput, outta here. Dear Hearts, it’s just turned September for goodness sake. More...

Political Cartoon

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agricul- ture, 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: Is it possible for mosquitoes to breed inside my house? More...

People

Leathersville News

l Raymond Timmerman visited with William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon. l Raymond and Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper were supper guests on Friday night with William and Lee Bentley. Raymond and Erin carried William to the ballgame. More...

Celebrating 100 years

Jones Chapel Church will be celebrating the 100th homecoming anniversary of the established church (top photo) on September 16, 2012. Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. More...

Jackson, Doyle to exchange vows in ceremony October 6

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jackson of Modoc, S.C., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie to Timmy Doyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Doyle, Jr., of Lincolnton. Leslie is the granddaughter of 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...