January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Justice reports on incidents and arrests in city

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.  More...

Construction nearing completion

Work is well underway on the new home of Adrenaline Powerboats International at the Lincoln County Industrial Park. Groundbreaking for the new facility was held June 19, 2012. More...

Cancer patients and caregivers find comfort and rest at Hope Lodge

The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Hope Lodge provides a “home away from home” for cancer patients and their caregivers.  During the FY 2011, those touched by cancer received a total of 250,000 free nights at Hope Lodge facili More...

Rovan will present reading of screenplay at Post 194

A reading of W. Paul RoVANN’s original screenplay, “Hound’s Head,” will be held Saturday, January 26, at 6:30 p.m. More...

News

Give Wildlife a Chance poster contest theme will celebrate Citizen Science

Teachers and students across Georgia can celebrate Georgia’s wildlife and students’ artistic interests by participating in this year’s Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest.  More...

Warm, wet December brings drought relief, but not enough

Georgia experienced a much warmer December than usual. Temperatures were 3-6 degrees above normal across the state. Rainfall totals ranged from more than 8 inches in the northern regions of the state to less than an inch along the coast.  More...

Watson-Brown offers scholarships to high school seniors

Foundation,.The Watson-Brown Inc., helps make college dreams true.come by awarding $3000 and $5000 .renewable scholarships to seniors .high school and current college undergraduates. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Power of a Photograph

The young daydream of exotic careers. Something far from the ordinary. A calling that perchance will elevate them above the masses. For me that career would have been that of a photographer. More...

Sports

LCHS Basketball schedule

Jan. 11 - Glascock - 6:00 - Home - No JV  Jan. 15 - Aquinas - 4:30 - Away - Boys JV  Jan. 18 - Taliaferro - 6:00 - Away - No JV  Jan. 19 - Washington-Wilkes - 1:00 - Home - Both JV  Jan. More...

Obituaries

Jonathan Inman Goble

Jonathan Inman Goble infant son of Grayson and Rebekah Goble went home to be with Jesus on Friday, December 21, 2012 at Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.  The family received friends from on Saturday, December 29, at Rees Fu More...

Shirley Bessinger Mays

Mrs. Shirley Bessinger Mays, of Cartledge Road, entered into rest January 4, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta.  A memorial Services was held at 2 p.m. More...

Emory J. Moore

Mr. Emory J. “Pete” Moore, 82, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 7 at Resthaven Cemetery.  More...

City hears proposal for garbage pickup from Precision Waste Inc.

The Lincolnton City Council heard a proposal, made by Precision Waste Services, Inc. More...

OES and YMCA join forces to sponsor health fair at recreation complex Jan. 12

A community health fair will be held Saturday, January 12, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Walker T. More...

Meagan Whitehead hired as new chamber administrator

Meagan Whitehead has been hired as the new administrator of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  She will be replacing Debbie Justice, who was recently named administrator of the Lincoln Artisans Gallery.  More...

Georgia chamber outlines changes in the state’s tax code for 2013

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce has released an update on major changes to Georgia’s Tax Code for 2013.  More...

McAlister and Boyle awarded Cathy Ashmore Scholarship

Friends of Cathy Sue Ashmore, a nurse who passed away on April 27, 2012, have announced the establishment of a scholarship in her name.  The first recipients of the scholarship are Hillary McAlister, a student at North Georgia College and State More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

A stupid persons guide to life

“I wish my brain had come with an owner’s manual,” said the author of an article I read recently. “I say so many stupid things and then wonder later what in the world was I thinking when I said them.”  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

CCLC strives to help community

TO THE EDITOR  The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County (CCLC) was established eight years ago to try and help make Lincoln County a better place to live for the citizens.  More...

People

Sherman named to fall Dean’s List at Presbyterian College

Franklin Lee Sherman, Jr. was recently named to the Dean’s List of Presbyterian College for fall semester.  Franklin is a 2011 graduate of Lincoln County High School and is the son of Franklin and Hiawatha Sherman of Lincolnton.   More...

Leathersville News

l Alicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon. l Raymond and Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper were lunch guests of William and Lee Bentley on Saturday. Lisa and Jordan Mahaffey visited Saturday afternoon. More...

Anniversary celebration

Herbert Carl Dittmer and Bettye Lee (Anchors) Dittmer celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on January 1, 2013. They were married at St. John United Methodist Church in Augusta, Georgia at 3:00 p.m. on January 1, 1948.  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...