July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

DUIs, drugs top the list of recent arrests made by sheriff’s office

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

Deadline to register for painting class at gallery is July 12

The Lincoln Artisans Gallery is sponsoring an acrylic painting class on Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon.  The cost is $35 per person, which includes all supplies.  More...

Turner Collection is a great asset to genealogy department at library

Patrons of the Lincoln County Library are encouraged to spend time delving into the massive collection of materials donated to the genealogy department by the family of Dr. Janice Butler Turner.  More...

News

Chamber business breakfast will focus on travel tips and expenses

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank its members and the community for attending last month's Breakfast Business Network: Food for Thought. More...

New July foundation members can help plant trees in damaged forests

America’s forestland is a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation this month.  Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will ho More...

Four-day course will teach beginners about safe boating

The new America’s Boating Course (ABC3) is a comprehensive course which covers all aspects of boating: boat handling, docking, right of way, anchoring, aids to navigation, required equipment, state laws, boating emergencies and more. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

City of Steeples Europe is closer than you think

Charleston just has a way of making you feel special. The moment you turn onto Meeting Street you feel so much better. The everyday life you left behind is just that. Behind. A 214-mile drive, less than four hours. More...

Obituaries

Howard M. “Buddy” McKellar

Mr. Howard M.”Buddy” McKellar, 67, of Elberton, Ga., entered into rest on July 4, 2013.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday, July 8 at Jones Chapel. Interment followed at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.  More...

Calton “Pete” Poss

Mr. Calton “Pete” Poss, 71, of Rayle, Ga., entered into rest on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. More...

John Russell Stokes

Mr. John Russell Stokes, 84, of Savannah Lakes Village, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Self Regional Medical Center, Greenwood.  Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Mayor reports on trash pick-up, fireworks and GMA convention

The new garbage collection service was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, July 1.  Earlier this year, the council voted to privatize trash pickup in the city by hiring Precision Waste Services, In More...

Privatization of garbage service becomes a reality for the city

Precision Waste Services, Inc. More...

Active Shooter Class will take place on campus July 18-19

An “Active Shooter Class” will be held at LCHS on Thursday, July 18, and Friday, July 19.  The class is being sponsored for law enforcement officers by the Lincolnton Police Department.  More...

Risky business!

Chad Crews, a magical educator from Augusta, shows Marlena Mason (l) and Meagan Saggus that the guillotine he uses in his act is the real thing. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Fat is a 4-letter word

With all of us running around to tanning beds and bludgeoning ourselves silly with all kinds of exercise equipment, it can mean only one thing. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

“Johnny,” “The Big Cat,” and “Big Jawn”

Baseballs best

A few miles up the road in the north Georgia foothills you come to the quiet little town of Demorest, the home of Piedmont College and birth place of Hall Of Fame baseball player Johnny Mize. More...

People

Learning water safety skills

The Lincoln County Y Program Center completed its second annual YMCA SPLASH program on Friday, July 5. Children ages 3-12 years learned basic water safety skills in four 30-minute classes. More...

Leathersville News

l Alicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon of last week. l Chuck Mahaffey visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon of last week. More...

Glass named to Dean’s List at Piedmont Tech

Michael S. Glass has been named to the Dean’s List at Piedmont Technical College for the 2013 spring semester.  To be named to the Dean’s List, students must be attending full-time and have earned term GPA of 3.75 or higher.   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...