August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers will be critical to keep Pioneer Day going

At its August monthly member­ship meeting, the Lincoln County Historical Society conducted a vote on whether to hold Pioneer Day this year, with concerns about having enough people to conduct the event driving the discussion.  More...

Folklore surrounding eclipse has roots in several countries

As the epic shadow of the solar eclipse fast approaches – sailing straight through the U.S. on Au­gust 21 – terrors and trembles have begun to settle over certain masses of people. However, fear not! More...

Elijah Clark hosts solar kayak event for best lake view

For a different way to view the solar eclipse, Elijah Clark State Park is providing a special “Solar Eclipse by Kayak” event slated for Mon­day, August 21, from 1-3 p.m.  As McCormick, S.C., is within the path of eclipse totality, ve More...

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Sportsman’s Taxidermy donates items to nature center at park

Two new taxidermy animals were presented to the Friends of Elijah Clark Park at their August 8th meeting on Tuesday night. More...

Primitive weapon deer hunts return to Bussey Point this fall

Muzzleloader and archery hunt­ers can participate in primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point Management Area located in Lin­coln County, Georgia, this autumn. The U.S. More...

Mulberry to host revival services nightly at 7 p.m.

The annual Summer Revival of Mulberry CME Church will be held at 7 p.m. nightly, August 22- 24 with guest revivalists as fol­lows: Tuesday, August 22, Rev. Willie J. More...

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Leathersville News

l Rev. Steven Rayner visited Monday afternoon. We appreciated his visit and the card that was sent from the church as well. It means so much when you are remembered by friends. More...

Improving hay quality

Feed cost is one of the main fac­tors affecting beef cattle producer’s bottom line and the largest per­centage of that feed cost involves purchasing or producing hay. More...

Saint to compete for scholarship in September pageant

Alleya Christian Saint, sixteen year old daughter of Gail Saint, has been crowned the 2017 Miss Georgia Jr Teen for the America’s Miss Pageant (AMP) system. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet  The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.  AA meeting   More...

County approves rezoning for communications tower

At a public meeting held by the Lincoln County Commission, members approved a rezoning re­quest by SouthernLINC Wireless to construct yet another 300-foot guyed communications tower, how­ever this time on a property off the Augusta Highway. More...

Ball reports to BOE on student growth after summer school reading program

This year’s successful summer school reading program warranted presentation to members of the Board of Education from Special Education Teacher Keri Ball, who highlighted student growth that was achieved during the three- week course. More...

Jody Hice will meet with residents at ‘Coffee with Your Congressman’

Jody Hice (GA- 10) will host a “Coffee with Your Congressman” on Thursday, August 24, at Home Café in downtown Lincolnton. Residents from Lincoln County and the surrounding area are invited to stop by the restaurant between 8-9 a.m. More...

Hesters Ferry unveiled as offical stop on Jefferson Davis Trail

Well over 10 years of labor from Lincoln County entities and the Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails (GCWHT) has finally come to frui­tion, as Hesters Ferry was officially marked as a stop on the Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail. More...

The Board of Elections reminds all residents to register by Aug. 21

The deadline for voter registration is fast approaching, as Monday, Au­gust 21, is the last day the Lincoln County Board of Elections will ac­cept applications.  All persons who want to be eli­gible to vote in the sheriff’s election set fo More...

Editorial Page

If you try vanishing cream, please leave your clothes on

Words of Encouragement

It was during a dinner party when the hosts’ two little children tiptoed into the dining room naked as jay­birds and walked quietly around the table.  The parents were so embarrassed that they pretended nothing was happening and kept the c More...

Political Cartoon

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A Town Down by the Catawba River

Across The Savannah

Driving north on US 21 toward a “very small town,” I watch the land change. Hills rise into view. Large rocks protrude from the ground. Boulders. More...

Obituaries

IN MEMORY

In Loving Memory of Christina Stewart Payton Mother, daughter, sister, wife, aunt, niece, friend, and teacher, December 17, 1969 - August 4, 2012 We are so thankful for every moment we had you here a More...

Worship

Martins Crossroads Holiness Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s closest neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. More...

Worship Directory

ANTHONY CHAPEL CHURCH: Pas­tor: David Bohling; Metasville Road; 706-869-8106 home, 706-399-2559 cell or 359-4437 church; Services: Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m.; Fellowship Meal and Bible Study: Wednesday 7:00; Community Fello More...