February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber seeks nominees for ‘Business of the Year’

Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the “2015 Business of the Year.” The award recognizes notable entrepreneurial and business ac­complishments made by a business or business leader in the area. More...

Daravious Cullars fulfills life-long calling

“While most boys were outside playing catch with their fathers, riding bikes, or swinging on the swings, I was inside the house reading my kid’s Bible and preaching the sermon I had heard Pastor (Dennis) Quinn deliver the previous Sunday. More...

CDC confirms first case of Zika virus in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Pub­lic Health (DPH) has confirmed the first travel-related case of the Zika virus in Georgia. More...

News

Corps to host three turkey hunts in Bussey Point MA

The U.S. Army Corps of Engi­neers, J. Strom Thurmond Lake Project, will host three turkey hunts in the Bussey Point Management Area in the spring of 2016. More...

Tom Poland will make several appearances at area book signings

Tom Poland will be signing Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It in nearby locations over the next few weeks. More...

Gospel concert to be held at Soap Creek Marina February 20

There will be a gospel concert at Soap Creek Marina Feb. 20 with The Singing Epps Family who is famous all over the South East. Terry Kanipe, head of this group, is now manager at Soap Creek Marina. More...

People

Artist of the Month

Lincoln County Elementary School is proud to announce that Jessica Hunley has been named February’s Artist of the Month. More...

Leathersville News

l Larry McCardy visited with Marion and Hilda Cliatt on Satur­day. David Dukes visited with them on Tuesday. l Audrey Crump visited with her daughter, Missy, on Sunday. More...

Sight seeing in Hawaii

Cornelia and Gerald Davis and Virginia and James Tuten traveled to Hawaii, a 9,476 mile trip, in January. More...

Worship

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church

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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...

Council raises rates to pay back sewer renovation loan

The Lincolnton City Council voted to raise sewer rates to help fund the renovation and expansion of the wastewater treatment plant. The action was taken at the regu­lar meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, February 2. More...

Day of activities planned to honor ‘Heroes of the Hornets’ Nest’ Fri.

A celebration of the leadership and actions of Elijah Clark and other Georgia patriots during the Battle of Kettle Creek will be held Friday, February 12, at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Hand-crafted treasure

Ben McKinney is pictured with his Clemson tiger paw, created by chainsaw sculptor Chad Gainey. More...

Repairing light fixture

To help get the City of Lincolnton spruced up for spring, Dale Partlow of H and H Industrial Maintenance repairs a streetlight in front of the Lincoln County Health Department. More...

Editorial Page

Super Saturday at a Super Museum

Across The Savannah

Forget Florida and its sprawling, hot, expensive theme parks. In one non-Florida place you can experi­ence Jurassic Park, Swiss Fam­ily Robinson tree houses, Kennedy Space Center, a zoo, a science labo­ratory, and a whole lot more. More...

Valentine’s Day

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

In order to keep our Dear Hearts withdrawal symptoms at bay while Mickie is recovering, we decided to dig through our archives and dust off some past articles for our enjoyment once again. 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. Q: I have transplanted some old daffodils from the family home­place. More...

Obituaries

Edna Holsomback Bailey

Edna Holsomback Bailey, 90, joined her beloved husband, son and parents in Heaven on Tuesday, Feb­ruary 2, 2016. She passed away at Lake Crossing Healthcare Center after several weeks of declining health as a result of a hip fracture. More...

Julian Thomas Dent Sr.

T-SGT. Julian Thomas Dent, Sr., US Air Force Retired, 87, of White Oak Road, entered into rest Sunday, February 7, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9, at Double Branches Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Ralph Martin

Mr. Ralph Martin, 74, of Martin- Bentley Road, entered into rest on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 7, at Greenwood Baptist Church with Rev. 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...