May 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Hutton and James take top honors at LCHS awards night

Aaron Hutton and Kristin James were named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the LCHS Class of 2014 at the 36th Annual Academic Honors Night held Tuesday, April 29, in the school auditorium.  Hutton’s parents are Lisa and Je More...

BOE holds called meeting to act on personnel matters

The Lincoln County Board of Education called a meeting for the purpose of holding an executive session to deliberate upon the employment of personnel.  The meeting took place Thursday, May 1.  More...

Johnson in process of revamping system-side nutrition program

The wheels have started turning to enhance the nutrition program for Lincoln County Schools.  “If you wouldn’t want to eat it, we won’t be serving it,” stated Cathy Johnson, who is the system’s new nutrition directo More...

News

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. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  More...

South Carolina Book Festival

Just 100 miles away, you can meet your favorite author May 17 at the South Carolina Book Festival in Columbia, South Carolina. The festival is the literary event of the year in South Carolina and features writers from all over the country. More...

Dr. Abuzeid conducts general surgery clinic at WMH’s Specialty Center.

Dr Adil M. Abuzeid is one of two top surgeons from the Georgia Regents University Trauma and Acute Care Department conducting a weekly surgery clinic at Wills Memorial Hospital. Dr. More...

Opinions

Artists’ passions lead to beauty and we’re the better for it

Across The Savannah

Reflections of South Carolina, Vol. 2, the new book Robert Clark and I co-authored, is set to debut. Together and alone we estimate we drove 20,000 miles compiling subject matter over the years. Seems worth it. Folks like it a lot. More...

Obituaries

Luther O’Neil Butler

Mr. Luther O’Neil Butler of Beech Island, South Carolina entered into rest on Monday, May 5, 2014 at his residence. He was 87 years old.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 8th at 2p.m. More...

Lisa Ann Clark

Ms. Lisa Ann Clark, 48, of Double Branches Road, entered into rest on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at her residence.  Graveside service were held at 11 a.m. More...

John Bussey Smith Jr.

Mr. John Bussey Smith, Jr., of N. Peachtree Street, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 2, at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Paul C. Reviere officiating. More...

Musical theatre class to present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ May 8-10

The LCHS Musical Theatre Class and Farmers State Bank will present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” tonight (Thursday) through Saturday, May 10, in the school auditorium.  Performances are scheduled to begin at 7:30 each evening More...

Bluegrass and Southern gospel fans get ready for Easters’ homecoming

A host of big names in the bluegrass and Southern gospel music are scheduled to appear at the Sixth Annual Jeff and Sheri Easter Homecoming, which gets underway today (Thursday) and continues through Saturday, May 10, at the Lewis Family Homeplace on More...

Single-car accident

Jessica Reid, 19, of Lincolnton lost control of her 2005 Nissan Altima in a curve on the Thomson Road at approximately 3:55 p.m. Wednesday, April 30. The car came to rest against a culvert. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Mama’s hands, II

My mother is lying here beside me in a hospital bed having broken her hip yesterday. This tiny 91 year good woman and 89 pound dynamo has rarely, in all those years, taken to her bed and it breaks my heart to see it. More...

Cotton field, to baseball field, to battlefield

Baseballs best

What once was a small rural community just south of the Atlanta airport, the town of Riverdale, Georgia, has become part of the sprawling metropolis of Georgia’s capitol city.  More...

People

Rifle winner

Carla Dornberg won this Mossburg 500, sponsored by Wildlife Action Fundraiser for Youth on April 19. Floyd Higgins, president of Wildlife Action, presented the gun to her.   More...

Leathersville News

l Alicia Bryant visited Monday afternoon and Patrick Bryant visited William later that day. l Jackie Bonner visited us Wednesday afternoon. l Freddie Bentley visited with us on Wednesday. More...

LCHS recognizes students for academic achievement

SENIOR AWARDS: (front row, l-r) Heather Justice, Whitley Wright, Jemarian Hearst, Aaron Hutton, (back row) Jay Shively, Earnest Poss, Gideon Smith, Kristin James, Cole Mattison, and James Spratlin. 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...