March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gallery will feature LCES students’ work as part of ‘Youth Art Month’

The Lincoln Artisans Gallery, an art gallery in the heart of Lincoln County, has teamed up with LCES and Frankie Porter, the school’s art teacher, to create an exhibit of children’s art work that will be on display the last week of the mo More...

Chief Justice reports on recent incidents, activities

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

Milford to teach wreath-making classes at library April 6 & 11

The Friends of the Lincoln County Library (FOL) will be sponsoring “Wreath Day” on Saturday, April 6, beginning at 10 a.m. More...

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Corps will host two turkey hunts at Bussey Point WMA

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District will host two turkey hunts in the Bussey Point Wildlife Management Area at J. Strom Thurmond Lake in the spring of 2013.  More...

White takes ‘Best in Show’ at MACK Youth Art Exhibit

Middle and high school artists displayed their creative talents for friends of the MACK and their families who visited the Arts Council Galleries on March 8. More...

LWREA offers seniors an opportunity to apply for scholarship

High school seniors from Lincoln and Wilkes Counties may apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  More...

People

Celebrating 50 years

Fremon and Jeannette (Holloway) Moragne were united in marriage March 3, 1963 by Rev. Joseph Dukes at the country home of her sister, Lillie Higginbotham (William) in Wilkes County.  More...

Leathersville News

• Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  • Anne Wright brought lunch Saturday for William and Lee Bentley and Jordan Mahaffey. We enjoyed our lunch and fellowship together. More...

MAPS Team returns from Santa Ana

The MAPS Team from First Assembly of God recently returned from a missions trip to Santa Ana, El Salvador. 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...

Parks new site plan includes yurt village, fishing center

If all goes at planned, there will be some big changes at Elijah Clark State Park over the next 10 years.  A new master site plan has been drawn up for the 447-acre park, which will pave the way for capital improvements.  More...

Library unveils three collections of documents and photographs

There are intriguing treasures to be found in the John Cullars Mc- Crimmon Genealogy Room at the Lincoln County Library.  From original, old sales receipts to photographs of folks looking out from the past, the room is packed full of books and a More...

Copious rainfall breaks records across state

February brought copious rain to most of Georgia, drastically reducing drought conditions in all but the southeast corner of the state.  Moreover, cloudy conditions associated with the rain kept temperatures near or below normal for the month.&n More...

System shows appreciation of board members

The members of the Lincoln County Board of Education, along with their counterparts throughout the state, are in the spotlight March 11-15, which has been designated as “School Board Appreciation Week” in Georgia.  More...

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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.  Q: What is the difference between henbit and chickweed? More...

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Across The Savannah

We Called Him Kilgo

DOES LIFE HAVE A SECRET PLAN? ... Is one’s destiny planned all along? After one too many consequential coincidences you get the feeling something mysterious is at work. Call it fate. Call it predestination. Attribute it to God. More...

Obituaries

Marjorie R. Cogle Scruggs

Marjorie Rives Cogle Scruggs, 86, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest Wednesday, March 6, 2013 surrounded by her family.  A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. More...

Anne Prescott Thompson

Mrs. Anne Prescott Thompson, 79, of Augusta, Ga., passed away at her residence surrounded by her family after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Advent Lutheran Church. More...

Charles Vernon Vaught

Mr. Charles Vernon “Chuck” Vaught, 55, of Indian Road, entered into rest March 9, 2013 at his residence.  Mr. Vaught’s body has been cremated and a private memorial service will be held later this week.  More...