February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Service Awards to be presented at banquet

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Tuesday, February 25, at 7 p.m. More...

Probation violations top the list of arrests 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 information provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests were omitted.  An arrest does not More...

Volunteers urged to finish the fight

The 2014 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life Kickoff was held Thursday, February 6, at First Assembly of God.  This year’s theme is “Celebrate Life: Finish the Fight.”  During the kickoff, Sara Ruff More...

News

Tips offered on preparing for severe winter weather

With another winter storm system on the horizon, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency’s Ready Georgia campaign is encouraging residents to start preparing now for the freezing rain and possible snow and ice in the days ahead.  More...

Society to meet

The Lincoln County Historical Society will meet at noon on Wed., March 5 in the May House at the Lincoln County Historical Park. Join us for our traditional pot luck luncheon followed by our business meeting. More...

Financial aid workshop

Lincoln County High School will host a Financial Aid Workshop for seniors and their parents on Mon., Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in the LCHS Cafeteria. Mr. Hal Wilkinson, representing Georgia Student Finance, will be the presenter. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Florida’s First Theme Park

Gave Southern Boys a Fine Ski   More...

Sports

Region tournaments begin for LCHS basketball teams

The LCHS Varsity Basketball Region Tournament began Tuesday. The boys are 2nd in the subregion and are 5-13 overall and 5-3 in Region 7A East. They will be playing Aquinas on Friday and Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Betty Jo Joiner Begley

Mrs. Betty Jo Joiner Begley, 78, of the Danburg Community, entered into rest Sunday, February 2, 2014 at her residence.  Mrs. Begley was cremated and no services are planned at this time.  More...

Horace Colin Haynes

Mr. Horace Colin Haynes, 64, of Ashmore Barden Road, entered into rest on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Cleveland Martin

Mr. Cleveland Martin, 79, of Mansfield, Ga., entered into rest February 8, 2014.  Graveside services were be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11 at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Augusta, Ga. with Rev. W. C. Bentley officiating.  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 Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...

City adopts 2014 budget; raises county water rates

The Lincolnton City Council adopted an $856,708.75 budget for 2014 at its regular meeting held Tuesday, February 4.  The budget, which reflects an $800 increase over last year, will require the city to raise the millage rate by a proposed .5 mil More...

Dr. Evans will be guest speaker at NAACP banquet set for Feb. 22

The Lincoln County Branch of the NAACP will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, February 22, at The Lincoln Center, beginning at 6 p.m.  The Rev. Dr. More...

Poss reports on incidents and arrests for police dept.

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Gene Poss, interim chief.  More...

No LCHS student meets the criteria for STAR honor

There will be no STAR Student for Lincoln County this year, because the criteria were not met for the honor.  To be named STAR Student, an individual must score a minimum of 496 on Reading, 514 on Math, and 488 on Writing on the SAT. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Pet peeves and toilet woes

I was in the mall the other day and as it happens on occasions I had need of a ladies room and searched one out in a department store.  The elegantly appointed sitting room adjacent to the “necessary room” was, like so many this day More...

Say no to HB 1

TO THE EDITOR:  More...

People

Wengrow and Bobb attend horticulture conference

Trinity Lawn & Landscape announced that Eric Wengrow and Chris Bobb recently attended the Wintergreen 2014 Georgia’s Premier Hortiliculture Conference in Duluth, Ga.  More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday for William and Lee. We enjoyed our lunch and our visit. l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman were lunch guests on Saturday with us. More...

Amanda Lynn Gay to wed Chad S. Seawright July 26

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Gay of Lincolnton, Ga. are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Lynn to Chad Scott Seawright, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Seawright of Watkinsville, Ga.  More...

Worship

Barber to speak

True Fellowship invites the public to worship with them Sun., March 9 at 3 p.m. Bishop Nadenia Barber and The Way Church International, Augusta, Ga., will be special guests. Bishop James Ware is pastor.   More...

Church anniversary

Harmony Baptist Church will be celebrating their 140th church anniversary on Sun., March 2, at 2:00 pm. Rev. Tonita Cody and Parks Grove FBH Church of Lincolnton will be in charge of the service. More...

Bible study

Bible study will be held at Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church every first and third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.   More...