March 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Ten contestants to compete for Miss LCHS

Ten young ladies will compete for the title of Miss LCHS 2015 tonight (Thursday) beginning at 7 p.m. More...

News

Special youth turkey hunt will open before statewide season

For the second year in Georgia, youth and mobility-impaired hunters will have a chance to turkey hunt the weekend before the statewide turkey season opens. This special opportunity season is March 14-15, 2015.  More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman brought lunch on Tuesday. We enjoyed their visit and lunch. Hilda Cliatt visited Tuesday afternoon. l Anne Wright brought lunch Wednesday. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. More...

Church of the Mediator plans hunger walk in Washington

In the past five years, Pastor Alec George of The Sanctuary in Washington has seen the number of food insecure families in Wilkes County rise sharply. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Images of the South 100 years of perfection

100 Years Of Perfection  All across the South, evergreen shrubs burst with warm splashes of color in a season known for cool, dark days. More...

Obituaries

James William Chastain

Mr. James William Chastain, 85, of Thomson, Georgia, entered into rest March 2, 2015 at the Georgia War Veterans Home.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, with Rev. More...

James Harrison Cloud

Mr. James Harrison “Jimmy” Cloud of North Augusta, S.C., entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 2, 2015 at National Health Care in North Augusta, S.C.  More...

Benice Graham

Mr. Benice Graham, 78, of Overlook Road, entered into rest on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at his residence.  Memorial services were held at 12 noon Saturday, March 7 at New Hope Baptist Church. 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...

City applies for funding to upgrade lines

A $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) was one of the topics under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Tuesday, March 3.  The grant application must be submitted to the Georgia Department of Communi More...

Review team visits school system; approves five-year facilities plan

The Lincoln County School System recently hosted a facility review team, coordinated by the Georgia Department of Education (Ga- DOE).  More...

Editorial Page

Pine Needle Garden Club to meet at library March 16

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton will hold its March meeting on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Lincoln County Library.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

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 are chicken feet used for?  More...

People

McWhorter and Jones to exchange vows June 6

Mr. and Mrs. John Price McWhorter are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Loudelle McWhorter, to Druid Ray Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Allen Jones of Martinez, Georgia.  More...

Callie Alexandria Bryan to wed Pvt. Ernest N. Zapetis V May 2

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Glenn Bryan are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Callie Alexandria, to Pvt. Ernest Nicholas Zapetis V, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Moody of Greer, South Carolina and Mr. More...

Jena Patricia Joiner to wed Joseph A. Batrous Sept. 12

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Ray Joiner of Sandersville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jena Patricia, to Joseph Adams Batrous, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Joseph Batrous III of Thomson, formerly of Washington, Georgia.  More...