April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

LCHS invites residents to view prom decorations Sat.

The annual LCHS Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 26, from 8 until 11:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  More...

Local woman loses life in freak accident

Sylvia Dunham, 63, of Lincolnton, died Thursday, April 17, as the result of an accident at her home on Joy Drive.  According to Lincoln County Coroner Paul Reviere, “Mrs. More...

Board awards teacher contracts rules on other personnel matters

The Lincoln County Board of Education made decisions on teacher contracts for 2014-2015 as well as other personnel matters during the group’s regular meeting on Tuesday, April 15.  More...

Rockhounds will converge on mountain April 25-27

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap and Dig is set to begin Friday, April 25, and continue through Sunday, April 27.  Approximately 1,200 rockhounds converged on the mountain for the October dig, hailing from places such as Alaska, Delaware, More...

News

NRCS accepting applications for key conservation program

Acting State Conservationist Greg Kist, for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia announced a sign-up for specific initiatives under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) - applications are due by May 16.&nbs More...

Gate repairs will continue on lakes Thurmond and Russell

As temperatures rise so does interest in water activities and therefore, interest in reservoir levels along the upper Savannah River basin. More...

WMH fundraising campaign for new system winds down

Wills Memorial Hospital is winding down its campaign for a new cardiac monitoring system at the hospital  Businesses such as Farmers State Bank and Foxwood Senior Village have contributed to the campaign which began in March and has been extende More...

Opinions

Elvis comes to the Wilcox Inn

Churchill enjoyed the show

Early Easter morning on the running trail, 53 degrees and windy. It’s cool and damp from the previous day’s rain and dogwood petals, leaves to be truthful, fall like snow. Elvis Presley is on my mind. More...

Maybe the most beloved of all time

Baseballs best

On July 11, 1914, at Fenway Park in Boston, Babe Ruth pitched in his major league debut, winning over the Cleveland Indians 4-3. More...

Obituaries

Grace Evans Bunch

Mrs. Grace Evans Bunch, 85, of Gills Point Road, entered into rest on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Heritage Health Care, Washington, Ga.  Mrs. Evans, daughter of the late John S. 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...

BOE hears concerns about ‘mindset of administration’

Comments and concerns were raised at the Lincoln County Board of Education meeting about the current administration and a report that Superintendent Brian Campbell was not going to offer a teaching contract to Tracy Beggs for the 2014-2015 school yea More...

Body of missing woman recovered in Fishing Creek

The body of a 72-year-old Lincoln County woman was recovered Monday, April 21, from her vehicle located in the waters of Fishing Creek, near a boat ramp just off of Highway 79.  According to Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs, Shirley Lavender o More...

Dev. authority sponsors website photo contest

In preparation for the launch of their new website, the Lincoln County Development Authority and the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce are holding a community-wide photo contest.  The organizations are seeking to highlight all the co More...

Little Roy and Lizzie festival to be held at park May 1-3

The Second Annual Little Roy and Lizzy Music Festival is set to begin Thursday, May 1, and continue through Saturday, May 3, at Elijah Clark State Park.  More...

Augusta columnist to speak at History in the Park May 1

Bill Kirby, a columnist and online news director for The Augusta Chronicle, will be the guest speaker for the third installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series.  The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Happy Birthday, Sweetie

The male is an interesting creature. The one who lives at my house and turns 66 tomorrow is no different than the rest. More...

Ballot question is discriminatory

TO THE EDITOR  More...

People

Easter Bunny hops into town

The Easter Bunny hopped into town Saturday and posed for pictures with many Lincoln County citizens and visitors. More...

Pine Needle Garden Club members attend spring luncheon in Augusta

Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton members, Norma McKinney and Brenda Holder attended the Augusta Council of Garden Clubs Spring Luncheon at the Augusta Country Club in Augusta, Georgia on March 27th.  The theme for the luncheon was "My Garde More...

Leathersville News

l Ethan Mahaffey was a lunch guests with us on Friday. l Audrey and Ronald Crump’s Easter guests were all members of the family. l Pat Leech had all of her family for lunch on Easter Sunday. l Our guests for lunch on Easter Sunday were, Dr. More...