January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Potential jurors should report to courtroom Mon.

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, January 26, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. is set to preside over the proceedings. More...

Alliance Theatre to present ‘The Lizard and El Sol’ Jan. 28

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre for the Very Young will perform “The Lizard and El Sol” at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, at the Lincoln County Library. More...

Enjoying the holiday outdoors

Lincoln County students enjoyed a holiday Monday, January 19, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. More...

News

Boat US Foundation cuts the cost of online boating education

When cold weather conspires to keep boaters off the water, it’s time to move inside by the fire and take one of many online boating safety courses offered by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, US Power Squadrons and Offsh More...

Kick in for conservation

Do you love Georgia wildlife? Are you looking for a hassle-free way to support the conservation of our state’s rare plants and animals, from Georgia aster to bald eagles? More...

Wetter, warmer December bolsters winter forage and grain crops

After a bone chilling November, Georgia saw warmer and wetter weather in December. The rain eliminated drought across the state, although some patches of abnormally dry conditions were still present at the end of the month. More...

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Across The Savannah

The Last Word

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful, lest you let other people spend it for you. —Carl Sandburg — More...

Obituaries

Evans Moral Coursey

Mr. Evans Moral Coursey, 80, entered into rest on Monday, January 12, 2015 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Georgia. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 15, at the Palmer Family Cemetery with Rev. Paul C. More...

Joan Evelyn Tipping Herdman

Joan Evelyn Tipping Herdman, 87, passed away Wednesday morning, January 7, 2015 in Rock Hill, SC. Joan was born December 18, 1927 in Howley, Newfoundland, Canada. 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...

No hazard to the public

Emergency personnel responded to a call from the Thomson Construction Supply Company early Tuesday morning in regard to the rupture of a small pressurized canister, filled with a mild ammonia derivative, during the concrete mixing process. More...

Rev. Outler inspires audience to follow Dr. King’s example

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance was held Sunday, January 18, at First Baptist Church. The guest speaker was Rev. Patrick N. More...

Engine 21 gets needed repairs

Workers from M and M Fire Apparatus Repair, Inc. were at the Lincolnton Volunteer Fire Department last week, overhauling the braking system on Engine 21, which has been in service since about 1968. More...

Campbell presents board with final AdvancED External Review Report

The final AdvancED External Review Report was presented to the Lincoln County Board of Education by Dr. Brian Campbell, superintendent of schools, at the regular meeting of the group held Tuesday, January 13. The report was generated by Dr. More...

Morningside to host Financial Peace University

Morningside Baptist Church will host “Financial Peace University” beginning Sunday, February 1, at 3 p.m. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

A good man’s true agenda

Today happens to be Martin Luther King Day and the month that follows this one is Black History Month. 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: I saw a neighborhood farmers market open last weekend. More...

People

Mason visits Wee Wisdom

Mr. Marcus Mason gave a presentation at Wee Wisdom Little School in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The children participated in a game using different colors and clothes pins in order to understand what it feels like to be left out. More...

LCHS names students to honor roll for nine weeks

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce the following students were named to its Honor Roll List for the second nine weeks. More...

Leathersville News

l Randall Edmonds visited Wednesday afternoon. l Our Saturday visitors were Will Bentley and his grandfather, Mr. Neuman, Chuck Mahaffey, Kevin Murdock, Franklin and Brenda Bowick and Cayden Paysinger. More...