September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Four local authors will be featured at signing Sept. 23

the first time four local au­thors will be present for a book sign­ing at the Lincoln County Library on Saturday, September 23, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Those present will be Tom Poland, Gail Reed, Pat “Nolia” Biggerstaff, and Nancy Pund More...

Irma’s high winds down trees throughout county

Rescue personnel and volunteers responded to calls of aid regarding power outages, downed trees and limbs, and other destructions strewn throughout Lincoln County on Monday due to hurricane Irma. More...

Health department promoting benefits of eating fruits, veggies

The United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has highlighted the month of September by promoting its campaign “Fruits and Veggies – More Matters,” which f More...

News

Unemployment assistance should be available to counties impacted by Irma

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said he’s been assured by U.S. More...

LWREA presents check to Family Connection

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) made a donation to the Lincoln County Family Connection on August 21, 2017. More...

Hudgens office ready to assist with storm claims

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his office stands ready to assist Georgia residents with any claims arising from Hur­ricane Irma, including a toll-free claims assistance line and plans to have insurance experts in the area in the event of a More...

People

LCES names August Bucket Fillers

Bucket Fillers are based from the book Have you Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. More...

begins new Ambassador program

The Lincolnton-Lincoln Cham­ber of Commerce (LLCCC) is working hard on refocusing our efforts to advance commerce, tourism and civic interests in Georgia’s Freshwater Coast!  More...

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Obituaries

Joey R. Royal

Joey R. Royal, 44, of Athens, Georgia, passed away Sunday, Sep­tember 10, 2017.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Mr. 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...

Voters head to the polls to elect sheriff Tues.

Ballots can be cast in the special election deciding Lincoln County’s sheriff on Tuesday, September 19, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. More...

Council addresses stray dog issue, requests help from Richmond Co.

Lincolnton’s stray dog problem has prompted city officials to seek help from Richmond County for maintenance of the issue. Mem­bers of city council voted to write officials with Richmond County regarding the matter.  More...

Sheriff’s offices releases report, several arrested on drug charges

Over the past few months, sev­eral arrests regarding drug related charges were made by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, including Daniel Lee McKellar, 32, of Lincolnton, who was charged with possession of methamphetamine, and More...

Lincoln, Wilkes Counties team up to aid hurricane rescue personnel

A collaboration to help relieve volunteer rescue personnel in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma has bridged the gap between Wilkes, Lincoln, and even Jefferson County emergency services.  More...

Editorial Page

Life is short, like a vapor that vanishes after a little while

Words of Encouragement

An old man stomped angrily into a jewelry shop and waved his wrist­watch in the face of the owner.  “You said this watch would last me a lifetime,” he yelled.  “Yes, I did,” the owner acknowl­edged. More...

The Long Way Home

Across The Savannah

Labor Day I reached the end of the road, the end of writing about traveling back roads. I estimate I drove over 10,000 miles delib­erately avoiding the interstates when possible. I saw unforget­table places and photographed many of them. More...

This weeks tips from the BBB

Ask questions and do your research before giving to a charity  More...

Sports

Devils give South Carolina’s best a fightBy

ABBEVILLE, S.C. – Red Devil quarterback Javon Reid rushed for 187 yards but Lincoln County came up short against South Carolina powerhouse Abbeville 28-14 last Friday in the Palmetto State. More...

Ichiro– the name says it all performer

“I love this guy. He is cool. He’s got a cool hairstyle, has cool clothes and drives a cool car. Be- sides, anybody that goes by one name has got to be cool. Man, he’s Ichiro. More...

Worship

Worship Services

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...

Mulberry C.M.E. Church

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The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal kingdoms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed every­where. More...