November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

BOC votes to pursue acquisition of properties closed by the corps

Plans, announced by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to close or partially close campgrounds and day-use areas on Clark’s Hill Lake, were under discussion at a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, More...

Society needs sponsors, volunteers for Pioneer Day

Residents need to get out their muskets, buckskins, and bonnets, “Pioneer Day” is set for Saturday November 23, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

City agrees to pave Groves St. under DOT’s LMIG Program

The Lincolnton City Council decided to place Groves Street on the list for resurfacing through the DOT’s Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) Program.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Tu More...

Paying tribute

Marion Cliatt, who served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War, listens to Taps being played at the Veterans Day service held at American Legion Post 194. The guest speaker for the occasion was retired Lt. Col. Bill Rovan of Lincolnton. More...

News

Chili cook off raises $6,917 for T.J. & Friends Foundation

The weather didn’t stop families and friends coming together to enter their chili to see whose was the best on October 19.  More...

Impending cold weather could burst exposed pipes

With fall weather just beginning, you may not be worried about cold weather problems yet. The child in all of us gets excited at the thought of snow, but we quickly lose that excitement when our water pipes freeze.  More...

Free Georgia Child Identification Program offered at Pioneer Day

A child is reported missing every 43 seconds. If you couldn’t find your child, would you be ready to give the police what they need? More...

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Across The Savannah

Ten Years Gone

Led Zeppelin gave us great songs. One, “Ten Years Gone By,” is on my mind this week and for me it speaks to a place I cannot let go of, a place I call Memory. “I’m never gonna leave you. I never gonna leave. Holdin’ on, ten years gone. More...

People

Students take top honors

Three middle school students represented the Lincoln County Y Program Center at the State YMCA of Georgia's Junior Youth Assembly conference in Atlanta, November 3-5. More...

Volunteer of the Month

Danielle Hutton of Lincolnton, was selected as Volunteer of the Month for October by the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK) for her continued service, positive attitude and handwork. More...

First place

Miles Woodard of Lincolnton, a cross country runner, was first to cross the finish line at the Annual 4K March for the MACK. 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...

Budgetary woes force corps to close local campgrounds

Due to significant projected budget reductions for FY 2014, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will reduce park operations and visitor services at Clark’s Hill Lake and Lake Hartwell during the 2014 recreation season. More...

Phillipses named grand marshals of Lincolnton Christmas Parade

Jerry Phillips and his wife, the late Frankie Glaze Phillips, have been selected as the grand marshals of the 2013 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set for Saturday, December 7, beginning at 5 p.m.  Sponsored by the Lincolnton- Lincoln County Chambe More...

Choral department set to present fall concert in auditorum

The LCHS Choral Department is set to present its fall concert on Tuesday, November 19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. More...

Road paving in Blackjack completed

Reeves Construction Company of Augusta recently finished paving the roads in the Blackjack Community. The project encompassed Elam Drive, Turner Drive, Melvin Norman Drive, and Murray Jones Circle. More...

Registration deadline for entries in chamber parade is December 2

With leaves falling and temperatures dropping, it’s time to break out the garlands, twinkly lights, crepe paper, and glue guns in preparation for the 2013 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set for Saturday, December 7.  The event is sponsored a More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Happy Birthday!

Next Sunday our elder son will turn 44 and hubby and I will join Methuselah in celebrating what would have been his 970th birthday. While our children grow older, we become ancient. It feels that way, anyhow.  More...

Between the Bookends

After Halloween, I always feel the rush of Christmas. I need to tell myself to enjoy Thanksgiving more and worry less. If you need help with cooking, don’t forget our great selection of cookbooks. More...

Sports

Devils beat Hancock; will rest before playoffs

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Cheer Devil exhibition tonight

LCHS Cheer Devils are headed to state.  More...

Obituaries

John Richard Ashmore Jr.

Mr. John Richard Ashmore, Jr., 80, of Sunrise Drive, entered into rest on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12 at First Assembly of God with Revs. More...

Wesley Thomas Moon Sr.

Wesley Thomas Moon, Sr., 36, of Conyers, Ga., went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 1, 2013.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 16 at First Baptist Church in Conyers.  More...