November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s office warns residents to beware of Green Dot scam

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office recently received a complaint regarding a scam involving Green Dot MoneyPaks.  MoneyPaks are reloadable debit cards normally used to make sameday payments or add money to prepaid cards or Pay Pal account More...

Lincolnton man dies in accident on Aycock-Norman Rd.

A Lincolnton man died in a onecar accident that occurred at approximately 1:20 p.m. More...

Class C championship team celebrates 50th anniversary

The 1962 Lincolnton High School Class C State Champions celebrated their 50th anniversary prior to the Lincoln County-Wilkinson County game on Friday, November 2, at Buddy Bufford Field.  The Red Devils entered their 1962 season, having lost onl More...

Bailey takes first place at Area 4 cross country meet

LCHS has successfully completed its first cross country season in a number of years, participating in meets at both the area and state levels.  Hayden Bailey, a sophomore at LCHS, placed first in the individual competition at the Area 4 meet hel More...

News

Collaboration offers free program to cancer patients

Look Good…Feel Better, a collaboration of the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, and the Professional Beauty Association, is a free program dedicated to boosting cancer patients’ self-esteem and confi More...

Canned food drive to be held during football game Fri.

Non-perishable can goods and money donations will be taken up at the Lincoln County vs Hancock football game Friday night at Buddy Bufford Field.  More...

Indian Festival at Phinizy Swamp in Augusta Nov. 10

If you enjoyed Chipa Wolfe’s edu-tainer program at the Lincoln County Historical Park or have caught the video of that day on LCTV, then you don’t want to miss The Oka’Chaffa Indian Festival on Nov. 10 and 11 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Hand-blown Glass, Behind the Scenes

More years ago than I care to remember a friend driving through West Virginia bought me a Blenko hand-blown glass bowl. I still have it. More...

Sports

Championship-type game sees Devils edge the Warriors 21-19

Last Friday’s 21-19 come-frombehind win over Wilkinson County was worthy of a championship pre-game recognition of the 1962 Class C State Champions.  More...

Obituaries

Janice Maddox Corey

Mrs. Janice Maddox Corey, 65 of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Ga.  Mrs. Corey, daughter of the late Felton and Jeanette Culpepper Maddox, was a native of Macon, Ga. More...

Lindsey Norman

Mr. Lindsey Norman, 57 of Aycock-Norman Rd., entered into rest Monday, October 29, 2012.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 3 at New Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Roy D. Andrews officiating. More...

Charles Douglas Pullen

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City turns down proposal to apply for tourism grant

The Lincolnton City Council heard a proposal from Outdoor Recreation & Outreach, a nonprofit corporation established to partner with the United States Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies for the purpose of providing operational maintenance More...

Veterans Day observance to be held at Post 194

American Legion Post 194 is set to host a Veterans Day service at the post home to pay tribute to all United States servicemen, past and present.  The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. More...

Beggs edges out Lawson to win race for sheriff

In one of the largest, if not the largest, voter turnout in the history of Lincoln County, residents flocked to the polls to cast their ballots in the General Election.  The race was close for the office of sheriff. More...

Churches invite community to join in Turkey ‘n’ Blessings

Several local churches are hosting the “Third Annual Turkey ‘n’ Blessings” from noon until 2 p.m. More...

LCHS in process of establishing Y Club to teach civics and service

“This is new to me and new to the high school,” said Brandie Reese, program director for the Family Y in Lincoln County. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’m S.A.D...no holidays for me!

I don’t know about you but I’m so glad the presidential race is over and I’m ecstatic that the local one is over. I voted. I did my part. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Words get twisted

TO THE EDITOR  When the name of Lincoln County is used and used wrongly, it is disturbing.  A recent political ad in the newspaper gave wrong or twisted information about the county’s budget.  More...

People

Bentley named artist of the month

LCES November artist of the month second grader, Bailey Bentley and Ms. Frankie Porter, LCES art teacher. More...

LCES names students to honor roll for nine weeks

LCES is proud to announce the following students were named to the All A Honor Roll for the first nine weeks.  More...

Leathersville News

• Mandy Rogers, Nancy Hanasack, Mitch Young, Chris and Lee Quarles, Rev. Daryl Odom and Martha Odom, Nancy Bailey, Jane Young, Carla, Al, and A.J.  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...