April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Probation violations, DUIs, thefts top sheriff’s report

Several arrests were made during the past month by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here are taken from the limited information on arrest reports provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arr More...

Residents urged to roll up sleeves for blood drive Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, April 20, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. More...

ACS and extension service to host ‘Cooking for a Lifetime’

Research has shown that there is a link between food and cancer, so in order to prevent this disease, the Lincoln County UGA Cooperative Extension Service and the American Cancer Society are sponsoring a “Cooking for a Lifetime” Cooking S More...

News

Montgomery to speak on restoration of Wilson house

Erick Montgomery, Executive Director of Historic Augusta, Inc, will detail the restoration of the Woodrow Wilson House in the May event of the Lincoln County Historical Society’s History in the Park lecture series at 7 pm the evening of May 2nd More...

Easter’s homecoming to be held May 9-11

The Jeff & Sheri Easter 5th Annual Homecoming will be held at the Lewis Family Homeplace, 1935 Lewis Family Road, Lincolnton, Thurs. - Sat., May 9-11.  More...

SHEP will have no impact on outflows from reservoirs

As the Savannah District continues designing and planning the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), some residents near the Corps reservoirs express concern the proposed deepening could increase downstream outflows.  Let me state the simple More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Hung Out To Dry

YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO PLUG IT IN BUT IT WORKED LIKE A CHARM... all you needed was sunshine. Who can forget the clothesline? More...

Sports

Beggs is putting in the work to help improve her game

Bethany Beggs has spent her freshman season at Lander University learning the ins and outs of college softball.  Opposing pitchers have learned a little bit about her as well: pitch to her at your own risk.  More...

LCMS softball team

Members of the LCMS Dirt Divas were front row (L-r): Mallie Chalker, Lai'lonna Parks, Mercedes Colbert, Alexis Hohlwein, Bailey Maxwell, and Marlie Chalker. 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...

Gracias Family Y!

Spanish Camp, sponsored by the Family Y, was held at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex April 8-10. The students had fun learning Spanish vocabulary and simple phrases. More...

Prospectors will head to mountain for Rock Swap & Dig April 26-28

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, April 26, and continue through Sunday, April 28.  Approximately 1,400 rockhounds converged on the mountain for the October dig, hailing from places such as Virginia, Florid More...

Band will hold spring concert and awards ceremony tonight

The LCMS and LCHS bands’ awards ceremony and spring concert are set for tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. More...

Dressing up for spring

A wreath-making class was held Thursday, April 11, in the Dova Partridge Annex to the Lincoln County Library. The instructor was Ursula Milford (far left). More...

Judge Dunaway to preside over criminal trial week

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases when Criminal Trial Week begins Tuesday, April 23, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Tee Ball

The Masters was last week and our little corner of the world was deluged with people from everywhere who just wanted to get a look at a little white balls being whacked all day long into little holes, for four straight days. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Between the Bookends

This week Lincoln County Library is looking at 2012 Teens’ Top 10 Winners.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Jackie Bonner visited with William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon.  • Elaine and Raymond Timmerman spent a few days the past week with William and Lee Bentley.  • Edward and Bernice Cox spent Saturday evening with William and More...

LCMS names students to honor roll for nine weeks

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the following students were named to Honor Roll for the third nine weeks. Honor Roll students must have a 90 and above in all subjects.  More...

Crook, Hensley to exchange vows in July ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Jackson Crook Jr. of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Nicole Crook, to Matthew Ryan Hensley, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hensley of Madison, Georgia.  More...

Obituaries

Myrtice Rowland Poss

Mrs. Myrtice Rowland Poss, 90, a resident of Cooper House Personal Care entered into rest on Monday, April 8, 2013 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga.  Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. More...

Faye Wilson Prince

Ms. Faye Wilson Prince, 85, a resident of Washington Manor, entered into rest on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Wills Memorial Hospital.  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 18 at Greenville Memorial Gardens with Rev. More...