September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Tabernacle and chamber to sponsor car show downtown

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

Kelley speaks at dinner

Becky Kelley, director of the State Parks and Historic Sites Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), was the guest speaker at an appreciation dinner held at Elijah Clark State More...

Hogan offered opportunity to attend inaugural conference

Quardale Hogan, 16, a junior at LCHS, has been invited to attend the Presidential Inaugural Conference, hosted by Envision EMI, a education company based in the Washington, D.C. metro area.  More...

Home grown talent

Heaven’s Trio, comprised of Shannon Cox (l), Glenna Roper Willis (c), and Diana Paradise, was one of the groups from Lincolnton performing at the 12th Annual Elijah Clark State Park Bluegrass F More...

News

National Hunting and Fishing Day provides plenty of fun, free events

Fun events, plenty of activities and celebrating the passion for the outdoors is just what you will find at one of the many FREE celebrations that will be held in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day, Saturday, Sept. More...

Donehoo to speak on evolution of bluegrass and country Oct. 4

Imagine a bright, brisk Saturday morning in November. You are enjoying Pioneer Day at the Lincoln County Historical Park, taking in the aroma of apple fritters sizzling and the visions of sparking antique tractors. More...

Hummingbird moths act like hummingbirds

Remember that big green worm with the red horn on its tail that was eating your tomato plants in July? More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Making Memories Down South Part One

My earliest memories of Charleston, South Carolina, go back to the mid 1960s when I would spend two weeks with my Aunt Vivian and Uncle Joe in Summerville. More...

Sports

Devils beat Ninety Six 41-21 in first meeting maybe ever

Lincoln County made several changes from its previous start and was able to continue its domination over South Carolina teams with a 41-21 drubbing of the Ninety Six Wildcats here last Friday. More...

Obituaries

Ernestine Holloway Bohler

Mrs. Ernestine Holloway Bohler, 94, of Double Branches Road entered into rest on Friday, September 14, 2012 at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. 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...

Board discusses proposed changes in graduation policy

A proposed change in the rules governing graduation was discussed at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, September 11.  Basically, the proposal was drafted by the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) in More...

County and corps locate landing spot for helicopters at Bussey Pt.

Making Bussey Point more accessible to emergency medical personnel was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, September 13.  The discussion was prompted by a horseback-riding accident More...

Bobbitt to meet with constituents at courthouse

United States Senator Johnny Isakson announced that Nancy Bobbitt, his senior field representative for the CSRA, will hold an “open office” day for his constituents on Tuesday, September 25.  Plans are for Bobbitt to be available to More...

Elijah Clark State Park will host Kids’ Fish Fest Sept. 29

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...

Wild about bluegrass

Members of the Dorrill family enjoy the pickin’ and grinnin’ at the Elijah Clark State Park Bluegrass Festival held September 14-16. More...

Youth Rally to be held at Lewis Family Pavilion Sept. 29

The 2012 “Faith-Full” Youth Rally will take place from 4 until 10 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Medicare? I was expecting a new Macys card!

We knew it was inevitable, a fact of life, and if you live to be 65 it will happen to you. Read on.  Our Ya-Ya group prides itself on being hip, cool, young-at-heart, with terrific senses of humor. We can shop till we drop. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

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...

People

Park recognized

Elijah Clark State Park was recognized with a flag certificate for proudly displaying the American Flag in patriotic support of our great nation. More...

Learning about rocks and soil

The kindergarten classes were honored to have Mr. Bryan McCauley visit LCES to speak with their classes on rocks and soil. More...

Leathersville News

lChuck Mahaffey visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon. l Nancy Bailey visited with William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon. l William and Lee Bentley visited Tommy and Jane Young in McCormick Thursday afternoon. More...

Worship

Bohling will speak at Midway UMC homecoming Sun.

Midway UMC invites the public, and especially all those with a connection to the church and Midway School, to enjoy a day of reminiscing and fellowship as we celebrate 106 years with Homecoming on Sun., Sept. 23.  More...

Jones Chapel says thank you for great homecoming service

Members of Jones Chapel Church would like to thank everyone who came out and participated in its 100th year Homecoming on Sunday September 16. More...