November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pantry distributes 265 turkeys

Volunteers at the Lincoln County Food Pantry gave away a total of 265 turkeys for Thanksgiving. More...

LCHS choruses to present Songs for the Soul Dec. 6

The LCHS Choral Department will present “Songs for the Soul” on Thursday, December 6, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium.  Originally planned as a dinner theater, the program had to be revised to feature music only. More...

News

Hudgens issues statement concerning the unauthorized access to Nationwide website

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens issued the following statement concerning the unauthorized access of Nationwide Insurance’s website:  More...

State warns of flood-damaged vehicles being sold in wake of Hurricane Sandy

The Office of the Attorney General and the Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection are warning consumers who are in the market for used cars to beware of flooddamaged vehicles in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Food drive successful

The Lincoln County Food Pantry would like to say thank you to all the businesses, churches, and citizens who have donated to the pantry. More...

Opinions

Protecting your rights as a patient

Many Americans put a great deal of trust in our country’s health care system and the health care professionals who tend to their medical needs. More...

Across The Savannah

It was our Myrtle Beach Elijah Clark State Park

Editor’s Note: Technical issues jumbled last week’s column and deleted the introduction. Here is the column, corrected and abridged.  Author’s Note: I worked at Elijah Clark State Park during the summers of 1968 and 1969. More...

Tips to keep your home safe

Making home a safe, secure environment is a priority for any parent. It’s why we have smoke alarms and deadbolts, secure screens on second-floor windows and set the temperature of our hot water heaters to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. More...

Sports

Red Devils beat Hancock 21-0; Wilkinson to return for rematch

As Yogi Berra said, it will be “deja vu all over again” this Friday in Lincolnton when the Wilkinson County Warriors return for a last Friday in another rematch to earn their eleventh consecutive trip   Kickoff against Wilkinson is More...

Class A public, private action entering quarterfinal rounds

Wilkinson County overcame 14-0 defeat the home-standing Pirates the Red Devils in Lincolnton next 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...

Chamber’s Christmas parade ushers in the holiday season

Are you tired of baking fivepound fruitcakes, trying to wrap hexagonal presents, and “decking the halls”?  Forget about the holiday chaos and the grumpy relatives at home and come out and enjoy the 2012 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, s More...

Chief Justice reports on departmental activities

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.  According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city: l John Matthew Cox, 39, of Lincolnton, charged while driving with a suspended More...

Festival will feature book sale, crafts, food and entertainment

Break out the tinsel, the Perry Como Christmas CD, and the sugar cookies, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s 15th Annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival is finally here!!!  The festival will get underway at 1 p.m. More...

Justice named gallery administrator

With Debbie Justice, the new gallery administrator at the helm, “Lincoln Artisans Gallery,” an art and retail property on Main Street, is set to open just in time for the holidays.  Lincoln Artisans Gallery is an initiative of the Li More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I want my meds and I can’t get in!

I had a major meltdown last night all over what should have been an easy opening of my medicine bottle. Dang. You need the Jaws of Life to get into some of those bottles.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Students make a difference

TO THE EDITOR  If you want to get a big job done, harness the energy of thousands of elementary school children. That is what Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation did this fall. Our Can-it! More...

People

McKinney takes first place

Mrs. Norma McKinney (l) and Mrs. Brenda Holder attended the Garden Club of Georgia meeting at the Athens Country Club on October 25. Mrs. More...

Tree of Remembrance will shine a light for loved ones

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2012. More...

Leathersville News

l Thanksgiving Day guests in the home of William and Lee Bentley were Raymond and Elaine Timmerman, Ryan Timmerman from New York, Erin Cooper, Chuck and Lisa Mahaffey, Jordan Mahaffey, and Ethan Mahaffey. More...

Obituaries

Jerry D. Banks

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry D. Banks, formerly of Lincolnton, were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 24 at Solomon Pool Holiness Church with Rev. Peggy Zellars officiating.  More...

Worship

Chamber orchestra will join local choir for presentation of Messiah on Nov. 30

What better way is there to begin the Christmas season than with a presentation of Handel's Messiah.  The well-known and oft-performed oratorio will be presented by the Washington Little Theater Company featuring the Washington Choral and the Ly More...