April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Coca-Cola bottling works topic of dicussion tonight

Local historian Kevin Beggs will be the guest speaker for the second installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Profiles of candidates running in primary

Qualifying was held for Lincoln County partisan and non-partisan candidates March 3-7.  What follows are the profiles sub­mitted by individuals participating in the local races:  Larry Collins  Larry Collins is running for the District More...

News

Spring golf tourney slated for Hickory Knob Course May 3

The second annual Spring John de la Howe School Open Golf Tournament to benefit the school’s children will be held Saturday, May 3 at Hickory Knob Golf Course.  More...

Kemp launches online and mobile voter registration

ecretary of State Kemp Launches Online Voter Registration and Mo­bile Voting Information Applica­tion  Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp recently launched two new technology advances that will serve Georgia voters. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Arts Coun­cil at the Keturah (MACK) for the next several weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864- 852-3216.  UPCOMING EVENTS  More...

Opinions

Ravenous? Sick? Eat Some Good Georgia Dirt But Do So With Caution

Across The Savannah

Once again a memory from my days working at Goolsby’s store digs its way to the surface. That store was a portal to a sometimes- strange world, and one of the stranger things I heard came out of the mouth of Bill Goolsby, a true character. More...

Obituaries

Patrick W. Creswell

Mr. Patrick W. “Pat” Creswell, 64, of Pierce Road entered into rest on Thursday, March 27, 2014.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 30 at Over­brook Cemetery, McCormick, with full military honors. More...

Nelda Scott Fain

Mrs. Nelda Scott Fain, 85, wife of the late Fiskco B. Fain of Fain Road, entered into rest Sunday, March 30, 2014 at her residence.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 in the Fain Cemetery in Wilkes County with Rev. More...

Lila Mary Swint Myers

Mrs. Lila Mary Swint Myers, 83, of Appling, Ga., formerly of Wash­ington, entered into rest March 27, 2014 at Lake Crossing Nursing Fa­cility.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Devils defeat Oglethorpe

Although the runner was safe, the LCHS Red Devils defeated Oglethorpe County High School 3-1 Thurs­day, March 27. Waiting for the ball to reach second are Jake Hahn (l) and Tanner Ketchum. More...

A redesigned SAT assessment will be offered in spring of 2016

When students take the SAT in the spring of 2016, they will find that the redesigned assessment focuses on the knowledge and skills that current research shows are most essential for college and career readiness.  More...

Rec. dept. to host car show and cook off at complex Sat.

The Lincoln County Recreation Department will sponsor a car show and cook off Saturday, April 5, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Baby beauty pageants...again!

Apologies. Dear Hearts is running a 5 year old column due to the ill­ness of its author. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agricul­ture, Gary W. Black, Commission­er, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr. georgia.gov. More...

People

Garnett is recipient of McDonald’s Outstanding Contributor Award

Miranda Garnett of Lincolnton, was honored at the Medallion Con- ference Center in Columbia, South Carolina, as the recipient of the Outstanding Operations Contribu- tor Award for McDonald's.  More...

Leathersville News

. Raymond Timmerman was a lunch guest on Monday with us.  . Elaine and Raymond Timmer- man brought lunch on Thursday. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit.  . More...

Garden club members attend the Augusta Council’s spring luncheon

The Augusta Council of Garden Clubs' Spring Luncheon was held on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Augusta Country Club. Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincoln- ton supplied a fairy themed table arrangement with the theme: My Garden Tells a Story.  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...