September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

LCHS named Rewards School by Department of Education

LCHS was among the list of “2014 Reward Schools” announced recently by the Georgia Department of Education. More...

Pinson to speak at lecture series in historical park

Lincoln County resident Larry Pinson will be the guest speaker for the seventh installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society. The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Absentee voting now underway

The Lincoln County Election and Voter Registration Office is currently accepting applications from those who wish to vote absentee in the General Election set for Tuesday, November 4. More...

Volunteers needed at Bussey Pt.

Lincoln County residents are encouraged to observe Saturday, September 27, as “National Public Lands Day (NPLD)” by participating in the clean-up campaign at Bussey Point, situated at the end of Double Branches Road. More...

News

Goolsby is guest speaker at CCLC September meeting

The Concern Citizens of Lincoln County met September 18 at the public library at 6:30 p.m. Linda Burns, president, opened the meeting welcoming members and guests. John Kennedy led the invocation and Linda led the Pledge of Allegiance. 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: Are peanuts a root crop? More...

Georgia Southern to host new lunch and learn class Sept. 30

Georgia’s Enterprise Network for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (GENIE) is hosting its first Lunch and Learn class in Lincolnton at noon on September 30th. More...

People

18 point headline

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association made a donation to the Lincoln County Family Connection on September 11, 2014. The donation will be used in the after school program to help further its goals. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited with us Tuesday morning. l Anne Wright and Julia Zaiteova from Belarous, Russia brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed our meal and their visit. Rev. Daryl Odom visited Wednesday afternoon. More...

MadiRae Bell Johnson

Joni and Timothy Johnson of Washington announce the birth of their daughter, MadiRae Bell, on Friday, August 29, at University Hospital in Augusta. MadiRae weighed seven lbs. one ounce and was 20 ¼ inches long. More...

Obituaries

Verna Mae Crook

Mrs. Verna Mae Crook entered into rest September 7, 2014 at Doctors Hospital. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Rev. Dan Fernandez officiating. More...

Fred Chriswell Williams

Fred Chriswell “Chris” Williams, 63, of Lincolnton, husband of Susan McCalla Williams, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Hospice House in Greenwood, S.C. after battling ALS for many years. A private service will be held. More...

Beggs and Doss warn the public about potential jury duty scam

Across the United States, law enforcement officials are encountering increased incidents of what has become known as the “jury duty scam.” According to Lincoln County Sheriff Bruce Beggs, “Jury duty is an obligation that we, as citi More...

‘Your State Parks Day’ to be observed at ECSP

Elijah Clark State Park is joining other Georgia parks in the observance of “Your State Parks Day” on Saturday, September 27. More...

Diggin’ it!

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap and Dig is scheduled to begin Friday, October 3, and continue through Sunday, October 5. More...

New lid for health department

The Southern Roofing and Insulating Company won the bid to reroof the Lincoln County Health Department (shown) and the Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Department. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Rain on a tin roof

I have always loved the sound of rain on a tin roof. I never heard it until we moved into the house with my grandfather whose roof was all tin. Better than any sleeping pill was the rain as it tinkled on the tin. More...

Opinions

The Fall Color Forecast

The Absence of Green’s a Beautiful Thing

A buddy of mine lived in Florida for a few years and what he missed most were the seasons, especially fall and its splendid colors. You can have flat, sandy Florida and its mono-season. More...

Sports

Red Devils bounce back with big win over Twiggs

Lincoln County’s Red Devils bounced back from two tough losses to whip Twiggs County 41-13 last Friday night in Jeffersonville. More...

From the World Series to the Masters

BASEBALL’S BEST

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to accomplish something in sports that has never been done? One man did. I’m not sure if he ever concerned himself with thinking about it. He just went ahead and did it. More...

Worship

Church of the Mediator offers blessings Oct. 4

The Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the 13th century monk known for his love and care of all of God’s creation is Saturday, October 4. 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...