September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Park and FOE to sponsor Kids’ Fish Fest Sept. 28

Elijah Clark State Park will host its Fifth Annual Kids’ Fish Fest on Saturday, September 28, from noon until 5 p.m.  The event is open to children in Pre-K through the seventh grade. More...

Rayle EMC presents LCHS with Cooperative Sportsmanship Award

With a belief in encouraging and recognizing sportsmanlike behavior in both youth and adults in the community, Rayle EMC (Electric Membership Corporation) awarded the “2012-2013 Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award” to Lincoln County Hi More...

School asks community to help sponsor Saturday Sacks

“Every child deserves an equal chance to succeed,” said Taylor Fulcher, guidance counselor at LCMS.  “As educators, we expect our children to show up in the classroom and not only meet our standards but exceed those standards. More...

News

Four-H to fill eight AmeriCorp positions across the state

Georgia 4-H is seeking eight applicants for AmeriCorps state member positions in Clayton, Decatur, Haralson, Lincoln, Muscogee, Paulding, Union and Washington counties.  More...

Archery season for deer opens Sat.

Deer hunting season is one of the most highly anticipated times of the year for many in the state, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Squirrel-Proof Birdfeeder

(NAPSA)—If your heart takes wing at the sight of birds in your yard, consider these seven suggestions for saving the seeds you leave them from squirrels:  1. Location: Mount birdfeeders on a smooth metal pole at least six feet high. More...

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Across The Savannah

Dancing Days

Every time I drive by the little clubhouse on Highway 378 I’m reminded that I’ve never been big on dancing. The first dance I ever went to was at the Club House. More...

Sports

Devils fall to Tigers’ big plays, 14-28

Lincoln County took an early lead last Friday in Washington but big plays enabled the homestanding Tigers to win 28-14 in the 76th meeting between the two football stalwarts.  More...

Game with Ninety-Six rescheduled

Lincoln County’s game with Ninety Six, S.C., has been moved to next Thursday, September 19. 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...

City hears chamber’s proposal for new LED Christmas lights

Plans for new holiday decorations and a Christmas parade, held at night, were presented to the Lincolnton City Council during its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 3, at City Hall.  The parade and the Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival More...

GFC staff meets with local officials to discuss benefits of membership

Members of the Lincolnton City Council, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, and various city and county firefighters met with representatives of the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) Thursday, September 5, at the Lincolnton Clubhouse.  Th More...

‘High School Heroes’

Senior Jay Shively takes it easy while Tieretta Leverett, a phlebotomist with the Shepeard Community Blood Center, helps make the process of donating blood as pleasant as possible. More...

Festival features more than bluegrass

The 13th Annual Elijah Clark State Park Bluegrass Festival is set to begin on Friday, September 20, and continue through Sunday, September 22. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Bo’ Ah, Bo’ Ah, Bo’ Ah,

Remember that line from On Golden Pond when Katherine Hepburn’s character says to her onscreen daughter, “Chelsea, don’t you just get so tired of it all? More...

Flame fund running low

TO THE EDITOR  A few years ago the Eternal Flame was re-constructed in the front of the Lincoln County Courthouse with the help of the Lincoln County citizens and the town merchants. More...

People

Grandparents breakfast

In honor of Grandparents Day, Wee Wisdom Little School hosted a grandparents breakfast on September 5. Everyone had an awesome time enjoying chocolate chip muffins and milk. More...

Leathersville News

Kenneth and Donna Abel spent Tuesday afternoon with William and Lee Bentley. l Lisa Mahaffey carried her mom and day to the eye doctor on Monday afternoon. l Elaine Timmerman brought lunch and visited with her mom and dad on Wednesday. More...

Experts warn to keep up guard against mosquitos during month

Although the rate of mosquitoborne diseases has been low this summer, University of Georgia experts urge the public to continue to take caution during this last month of mosquito season.  More...

Obituaries

Ramona Willis Stribling

Mrs. Ramona Willis “Rae” Stribling, 81, wife of William “Rabbit” Stribling of Thomson Hwy., entered into rest on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at her residence.  Viewing and visitation were held from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. More...

Charles G. Wurst Jr.

Mr. Charles G. Wurst, Jr., 70, of Amity Woodlawn Road, entered into rest on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Select Specialty Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...