December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LCHS Drama Class to present Best Christmas Pageant Ever

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” a comedy written by Barbara Robinson, will be presented by the LCHS Drama Class on Tuesday, December 18, at 7 p.m. More...

Colonial Log Cabin Christmas will be held at park Sat.

“A Colonial Log Cabin Christmas” will take place from 4 until 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, at Elijah Clark State Park.  During the evening, there will be wassail, sugar cookies, and chicken pot pie for hungry pioneers. More...

L.C. Vet Service collecting old towels, blankets

December is “Towels 4 Tails” month at Lincoln County Veterinary Services.  The clinic is asking members of the community to donate any old, worn-out towels and blankets to the Washington-Wilkes Humane Animal Shelter.  More...

News

Royal Rangers lead the parade

For the 13th consecutive year, the Royal Rangers lead the Christmas parade through the streets of downtown Lincolnton. The Rangers are Christian-based scouts from First Assembly of God. More...

Local celebration of Dr. King cancelled due to inauguration

Martin Luther King Birthday Observance Cancelled  The Martin Luther King, Jr., birthday observance scheduled for Sunday, January 20 has been cancelled due to the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. The national observance of Dr. More...

GEMA urges residents to be ready for severe winter storms

The holiday shopping season has begun, and as Georgians hit the stores looking for gifts, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/ Homeland Security (GEMA) is encouraging them to also shop for cold weather emergency supplies during Winter Weather Awa More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Remembering Danburg

Author’s Note: The day after Thanksgiving my mom and I drove to Danburg just over the line in Wilkes County. That afternoon transported us to a time when Danburg was far more than a small place at a country crossroads. More...

Sports

Red Devils advance to semifinal after 28-22 win over Wilkinson

-in the Class A Public playoffs, since - - - - - - - - - More...

All-Star team places second in tournament

The Lincoln County Recreation Department All-Star Football team, age ten and under division, competed in the Thomson-McDuffie Recreation Department Arthur Green Football Classic Tournament on Novembe More...

Obituaries

Eldon Lamar Brindley

Mr. Eldon Lamar Brindley, 89, of Chamberlain Ferry Road, entered into rest November 27, 2012.  A memorial services will be held at a later date.  More...

Frances Norman Bryan

Mrs. Frances Norman Bryan, 87, of Hwy 220W, entered into rest Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 1 at Hephzibah Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Dorothy C. Perryman

Dorothy C. (Dot) Perryman peacefully passed away Sunday evening. At 92 years old, with Alzheimer's, she remained the epito- me of Southern graciousness.  The funeral service will be private.  More...

Council hears proposal to privatize garbage collection

The Lincolnton City Council heard a proposal to privatize the municipality’s trash collection service at its regular meeting held Monday, December 3.  The presentation was made by Kevin Rupinta, general manager, and Steve Edwards, area mun More...

Chamber announces winning entries in Christmas parade

Other than it being an unseasonably warm day, the weather was perfect for the 2012 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, held Saturday, December 1.  The parade is sponsored annually by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with More...

WTHO radio will provide coverage of football game

The Lincoln County-Dooly County state semifinal game will be broadcast on WTHO radio, 101.7 FM.  The contest is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. More...

OES reminds residents to stay safe during holidays

With the arrival of the Christmas holidays, local residents are urged to take extra precautions to keep their families and homes safe from the hazards of the season.  “It’s true that there’s no place like home for the holidays, More...

Candidates urged to remove signs

Candidates running for office in the recent election are reminded to remove their signs from city and county roadways.  According to local ordinances, candidates have 14 days from the day of the election to collect the signs, making the deadline More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Bah Humbug

I am always either amused or challenged by Tony Cartledge’s blogs in North Carolina’s Baptist newspaper. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Agriculture producers must register

TO THE EDITOR:  More...

People

Arnold gives program on Fisher House during SAR Nov. meeting

The Washington Wilkes Chapter Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting on November 15, at the Washington Woman's Club.  President Don Thomas presided. More...

Leathersville News

l Nancy Bailey visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon. l Lisa Mahaffey spent Sunday afternoon with her parents, William and Lee Bentley. l Nancy Bailey attended Handel’s Messiah Friday night at the Pope Center in Washington. More...

Rogers and Guin to exchange vows in ceremony April 27

Mrs. Susan Thornton Rogers of Washington announces the engagement of her daughter, Jillian Marie to Christopher Lee Guin of Lincolnton, son of Rev. and Mrs. Ficklen Guin of Lincolnton and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dubois of Danburg.  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...