June 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

DA’s office will not pursue case against Campbell

The case against Larry Campbell, head football coach and athletic director at LCHS, will not be pursued, according to a statement issued by the district attorney’s office for the Toombs Judicial Circuit.  More...

Community encouraged to roll up sleeves for blood drive this Saturday

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, June 14, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 30 units.  More...

Jailors sport new uniforms

The jailors at the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center recently received new uniforms. More...

News

DNR offers $1,000 grant for exceptional conservation teacher

The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher in Georgia who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching 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. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  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.  More...

Opinions

City of Dust

John Muhouse’s Descerning Preservation

“The lost and wondrous wreckage of America. The ceaseless road to nowhere. Yeah, that’s my home.” More...

People

Dr. Floyd visits LCHS music class

Dr. Rosalyn Floyd, piano deptartment chairperson at GRU, visited Carolee Hobbin’s piano class at Lincoln County High School. Dr. Floyd played the piano for the students and listened and watched as they played as well. More...

Stringfield, Bussey exchange vows in ceremony May 17

Susan Rhea Stringfield of Evans and Matthew Brett Bussey of Lincolnton exchanged wedding vows in an impressive double-ring ceremony Saturday, May 17, at six-thirty o’clock in the evening at Sacred Heart Cultural Center in Augusta. Rev. More...

Leathersville News

l Chuck Mahaffey and a friend visited us Friday afternoon. Lisa Mahaffey spent Saturday afternoon with her parents. l Nancy Bailey’s daughter, Shellie, and son-in-law, Deck Horne, spent the weekend with her. More...

Gene Poss hired as police chief; city awards bid for TE project

Gene Poss, interim police chief for the City of Lincolnton, was named chief at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Tuesday, June 3.  He has served in the position of interim for the past five months.  More...

SSO program offers free lunches to local children

The first year of the “Seamless Summer Option (SSO)” in Lincoln County appears as if it will be an unqualified success.  Sponsored by the USDA, the initiative enables the Lincoln County School System to continue feeding children lunc More...

Grandkids’ Day at historical park

Grandkids’ Day, sponsored annually by the Lincoln County Historical Society, was held Saturday, June 7, at the Lincoln County Historical Park. More...

Corps sponsors photo contest to encourage use of lifejackets

The United States Army Corps of Engineers – Savannah District is promoting the use of life jackets through the “Wear It to Win It” campaign on Facebook and Twitter.  From now through the Labor Day weekend, the corps is offering More...

Mountain Marionettes will perform today!

Susan VandeWeghe and her “Mountain Marionettes” will be special guests at the Summer Reading Program set for Thursday (today) at 4 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. More...

Editorial Page

Rub-A-Dub Dub Two Men in a Tub

Full Story

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

To know or not to know

I have two nieces who are pregnant, both of them due in the same month, October. Either a motherin law’s nightmare or a wonderful coincidence. You pick.  More...

World Series MVP has great losing effort

Baseballs best

One of the nicest players ever to play in the Major Leagues made history for the Yankees in the 1960 World Series. Bobby Richardson of Sumter, S.C., was the Yanks second baseman and had a very productive series at bat and in the field. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Paradise Holloway

Mrs. Evelyn Paradise Holloway, daughter of the late Albert and Lizzie Dozier Paradise, born on November 10, 1922, passed away peacefully at Lake Crossing Health Center on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. 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...