March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

LCMS eighth-graders rank first in CSRA, 25th in state on writing test

The results of the Eighth-Grade Writing Test are in, and LCMS hit a homerun!  The eighth-graders at LCMS were ranked first in the CSRA for the percentage of students meeting and exceeding the standards on the writing test. More...

LCHS hosts conference for CSRA

Dr. Pam Colvin spoke on the Teacher Keys Effectiveness System, the new teacher evaluation instrument, at a regional training conference, hosted by LCHS. More...

LCHS students get star treatment thanks to merchants/individuals

With the prom season just around the corner, the hot topics have been tuxedos, sparkling dresses, and shiny limousines.  Students of Kelly Phillips, a teacher at LCHS, experienced a taste of prom night, when they where whisked away on a surprise More...

Mulberry C.M.E. Church to host Good Friday service

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News

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...

Student conservation workshop to be held in Tifton June 9-13

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, will host this year’s Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) June 9-13, for rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students for the 2013-14 school year from all around Georgia with a wee More...

Soil temperatures not ready for summer vegetables yet

Georgia’s recent warm daytime temperatures have home gardeners itching to dig in the soil and plant summer crops. But University of Georgia experts warn gardeners not to be tempted. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Great Augusta Firestorm

When I was growing up life found all kinds of reasons to send us to Augusta. Then as now we found it necessary to make many a pilgrimage to the big city but we weren’t unique. In the CSRA all roads have always led to Augusta. More...

Obituaries

John Michael Bowick

Mr. John Michael Bowick, 48, of Thomson, Ga., entered into rest March 20, 2013.  Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Rayner officiating.  More...

Sybil Blackmon Ivey

Mrs. Sybil Blackmon Ivey, 92, wife of the late Lewis Ivey, entered into rest at Wills Memorial Hospital on Friday, March 22, 2013.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 25 at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Marion H. Moore

Marion H. Moore, 93, of Agape Senior Assisted Living of Laurens, S.C., entered into rest Tuesday, March 19, 2013.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 21 at Double Branches Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tony E. More...

Council and Advanced Disposal enter into contract negotiations

The Lincolnton City Council discussed the terms of a pending agreement with Advanced Disposal Services Augusta, LLC during a called meeting held Thursday, March 21.  At its March 7 meeting, the council voted to enter into negotiations with the c More...

Norman arrested following a two-month drug investigation

A Lincoln County man faces drug charges following a two-month investigation conducted by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, the GBI, and the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force.  More...

Moss will be guest speaker at History in the Park series

Dwain Moss, Lincoln County historian, will be the guest speaker for the eighth installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Residents encouraged to take part in CoCoRaHS initiative

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for local volunteers to report rainfall, snowfall, hail, and other information to the National Weather Service’s (NWS) Weather Forecast Office in Columbia, South Car More...

Forty-four girls vie for title of Lincoln County Young Miss

The Lincoln County Young Miss Pageant will be held Thursday, April 4, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Exhibit underway

Isaac Hawn shows his mother, Gennell, his painting of a snake during the opening of the Youth Art Month (YAM) Exhibit at the Lincoln Artisans Gallery on Main Street. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I died laughing

Dear Hearts, you’ve heard me speak often of our little group of over-the-hill and picking-up-speed “girls” who meet once a month to just chat, talk about the weather, the sick, local politics, and the latest styles.  More...

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CCLC reports on March meeting

Al Bean, President, called the meeting to order. Linda Burns, Vice President welcomed all members and visitors to our meeting; John Kennedy, Chaplin offered prayer and Al Bean led the Pledge of Allegiance.  More...

People

Class of 1963 attends 50th reunion

The Lincolnton High School Class of 1963 held its 50-year reunion on Saturday, March 23 at Hickory Knob State Park in McCormick. More...

LCES announces students named to honor roll for third nine weeks

Lincoln County Elementary School is proud to announce the following students achieved All A Honor Roll for the third nine weeks.  More...

Leathersville News

l Erin and Derek Cooper were lunch guests with William and Lee Bentley on Tuesday. l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman spent Thursday with William and Lee Bentley. They brought lunch and we enjoyed our visit and meal together. 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...