December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Thespians prepare to take the stage for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Barbara Robinson’s 1971 classic The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is being brought to life as Lincolnton Community Theater thespians pre­pare to take the stage for this much- anticipated holiday production.  More...

The American Pickers team is searching for treasures

The History Channel’s America Pickers team is returning to Georgia this winter, and will film episodes throughout the region. More...

Accident ends in life flight

A Lincoln County man was life flighted by Life Net 10 of Thomson after a four-wheeler wreck on Salem Church Road on Sunday, No­vember 27. More...

Secret Santa in need of donations

The annual “Secret Santa” toy drive, now underway, is in desper­ate need of community support. More...

Editorial Page

Fire and fireplace safety tips provided for holiday season

(StatePoint) The holiday season is full of family, friendship and good cheer, but it’s important to keep in mind that this time of year can also pose specific safety risks, particularly around the use of can­dles, fire and heating products.&nbs More...

Imaginative gift ideas for toddlers and preschoolers

(StatePoint) Whether you’re celebrat­ing your own child’s big day or shopping for a friend’s birthday party, some of the best gifts for toddlers and preschoolers are those that inspire imaginative play.  More...

Burned to the Ground

Across The Savannah

All burned houses look alike, a jumble of ashes, blackened metal, charred wood, and naked chim­neys. If you know the house that burned, however, you see ghosts and more. More...

Sports

Washington’s world-class umpire gets the job of calling World Series

Baseball’s best

“Whenever you have a tight situ­ation and there’s a close pitch, the umpire gets the squawk no matter how he calls it.” – Red Barber, Hall of Fame announcer  More...

Worship

Hephzibah Baptist 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...

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...

Christmas festival and parade will kick off holiday season Sat.

The 18th annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival is here once again to usher in the Christmas spirit as the community excitedly prepares for the holiday season. This year’s event kicks off at 3 p.m. More...

Small town rivalry sparks interest of LG USA Mobile

It’s the game that both Lincoln and Wilkes Counties are whole- heartedly keen to agree on – hailing it as a “clash of the titans” pinnacle with each season’s approaching face-off. More...

Thousands flock to Pioneer Day

Crowds converged on the Lincoln County Historical Park in celebra­tion of the 20th annual Pioneer Day, which featured a spread of old-time living demonstrations, menageries of antiques, diverse entertainment, and down-home family fun.  More...

Two half-pints practice their tractor skills at Pioneer Day

Josh Walker (left) and Connor Doyle (right) test the steering on the antique tractors displayed at the 20th annual Pioneer Day. More...

Colonial Christmas at Elijah Clark just one of many events scheduled

Elijah Clark State Park is welcom­ing the holiday season a little early this year with its “Colonial Christ­mas” celebration slated for Saturday, December 10, from 4-8 p.m.  More...

People

Loved ones honored with light on the ‘Tree of Remembrance’

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2016. The tree is located at the intersec­tion of Peachtree and Main Streets. More...

Turner speaks to LWREA

Bruce Turner, president and CEO of Farmers State Bank, spoke to the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) during its November meeting in Lincolnton. Mr. More...

Leathersville News

l Nancy Bailey and Hilda Cliatt visited with us over the holidays. More...

Obituaries

Mable Bohler Craig

Mable Bohler Craig, 85, of Le­noir, N.C., passed away Thurs­day, November 24, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. This day, she and her hus­band would have celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.  More...

Margaret Sue Padgett

Sue Padgett, 86, of Lincolnton, went home to be with her Lord November 22, 2016.  Graveside services were con­ducted on November 28, at East­view Cemetery in Edgefield, S.C. More...

Juanita Roberson

Juanita Roberson, 74, loving wife of 57 years to Alden Rober­son, entered into rest on Friday, November 18, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. 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...