February 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Possession of alcohol by minors tops sheriff’s report

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...

Crash sends man to hospital

Donald Patat, 57, was traveling south on Ashmore-Barden Road at about 9:30 a.m. More...

News

Fraudulent income tax returns discovered by Georgia DOR

The Georgia Department of Revenue has discovered a number of attempts to file fraudulent income tax returns for the 2014 filing season. More...

Annual passes for day use recreation areas now avail.

New 2015 annual passes for day use recreation areas are now available for purchase at the Corps Savannah District’s three dam and lake projects, lakes Hartwell, Richard B. Russell, and J. Strom Thurmond.  More...

UGA Extensions provides tips on removing and preventing mold

Mildew and musty odors sometimes develop during periods of damp weather. Controlling them can be as easy as buying a dehumidifier or placing a moisture barrier under the home. More...

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Across The Savannah

Pat’s Last Book

Clearing away the receipts, envelopes, and documents that conspire to cover my desk I came across my own business card with a woman’s name, Pat, and phone number on the back. It isn’t what you think. More...

Sports

LCHS Girls Varsity Basketball team

LCHS Girls Varsity Basketball Team members are, front row: James Mattison, manager, Hannah Shelton, Qudaija Miller, and Laney Aycock; back row: Christie Mattison, head coach, Colbi Miller, Ciera Norman, Rashanna Mickens, Tronnesia Hawes, Tronyotta Ha More...

LCHS Boys Varsity Basketball team

LCHS Boys Varsity Basketball Team members are, front row: Keyshawn Hunter, Tydarius Elam, Brandt Harris, and Tydarius Harris; middle row: Maciah Gunby, Javon Reid, Jack Wilson, Austin Parks, Jake Hahn, and Nikel Leverett, manager; back row: Wes Wucht 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...

Efficiency of city water department results in rate drop, refund to county

The Lincolnton City Council heard the results of the annual review of water production and expenses at the James Allen Reed Water Treatment Plant, conducted by Kenny Green of G. More...

Proposed transporation bill will affect future SPLOST revenues

The Transportation Funding Act of 2015 has been receiving a lot of attention at least from local officials.  The act, which addresses Georgia’s critical transportation infrastructure needs, will provide more than $1 billion in new transpo More...

Wade signs contract to play for South Carolina State

Red Devil Jalen Wade signed a scholarship contract to play outside linebacker for the South Carolina State Bulldogs in Orangeburg at a ceremony held in the LCHS Media Center on Wednesday, February 4, “National Signing Day.”  The cere More...

Ceremony honoring Elijah Clark set for Sun.

Elijah Clark State Park will host a special program honoring Gen. Clark at 11 a.m. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Hot topic

They say you can’t keep a good man down and, for the record; you can’t keep an injured man down either.  Last week was the usual do this, do that, kind of week and Tuesday night all was well at the McGee household….until hubb 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.  Q: What is the correct way to pronounce “pecan”? More...

People

District Spelling Bee winners

Winners of the 2015 Lincoln County District Spelling Bee were first place, Chance Sutton; second place Josiah Jones, third place Martin Handsom.   More...

Dr. Griffin visits Wee Wisdom

Dr. Gregory Griffin, DMD and Paige Reed of Family and Comprehensive Dentistry visited with Wee Wisdom Little School recently to teach the children how to take care of their teeth. Enjoying the visit are Dr. More...

Winter comes alive!

Ms. Ashmore and Mrs. Fincher's class have been studying all about winter (penguins, polar bears, Eskimos, etc.) and decided to make winter come alive in the classroom by building an igloo from milk jugs! More...