February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Renowned chainsaw sculptor will demonstrate his craft Fri.

Chainsaw sculptor Chad Gainey will be featured at Lincolnton Out­doors’ open house on Friday, Febru­ary 5, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Applications for absentee ballots are available locally and online

The Lincoln County Election and Voter Registration Office is cur­rently accepting applications from those who wish to vote absentee in the Presidential Preference Primary set for Tuesday, March 1. More...

News

Giella takes second place

Conner Giella placed second in the Walmart BFL at Lake Keowee this weekend in a field of 118 boats with 9.11 pounds and a five fish limit. More...

LCRP will convene Mass Meeting to select delegates for convention

The Lincoln County Republican Party will convene Precinct [or other political subdivision] Mass Meet­ings to elect delegates and alternates to the Lincoln County Republican Party Convention at the library on Saturday, March 19 at 9:00 a.m. More...

Six important things parents should know about concussions

Will Smith’s latest sports drama, Concussion, is generating a lot of buzz about - you guessed it - head injuries. The film’s leading man is not the only reason concussions have been in the news lately, either. More...

People

Leathersville News

lAnne Wright came Tuesday and us to Augusta to the doctors carried us out for lunch. l Alvin Cox and Brody came Tuesday afternoon. l Nancy Bailey’s granddaughter, Courtney Owens, is spending a few weeks with her grandmother. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

“Our weekly column to encourage your interest, participation and sup­port of your local arts and culture.” ~The McCormick Arts Council (MACK), www.mccormickarts.org / 864-852-3216 / mccormickarts@gmail.com. More...

New Beginnings

Olivia Laine Cooper Derek and Erin Cooper of North Augusta, S.C. proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Laine, born December 24, 2015 at Uni­versity Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. More...

STAR Student and Teacher

Emily Highsmith has been named STAR Student for the LCHS Class of 2016. Randy Smith, an AP psychology and musical theatre teacher at LCHS, was selected by Highsmith as her STAR Teacher. More...

Numerous indictments are handed down by grand jury during Jan. Term of court

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, January 25, and Tues­day, January 26, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway presid­ing. More...

Residents urged to roll up sleeves for blood drive Sat.

Lincoln Country residents are urged to roll up their sleeves and help save lives during the blood drive set for Saturday, February 6, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church. More...

Body of missing man located .25 miles from home

The body of Randy Estill Wil­liams, 35, of Graball Road was found in a wooded area about .25 miles from his residence at ap­proximately 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 30. More...

First Assembly breaks beyond walls of church through new bus ministry

First Assembly of God is reaching outside the walls of the sanctuary and into the community by offering bus and van transportation to church on Sunday mornings. More...

Editorial Page

The Good Life

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...

Fake Rocks? For Real.

Across The Savannah

My drives through the rural South generally are pleasing but now and then I cross paths with atrocities. I am talking about these large fake rocks you see in people’s yards. 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: What are potato onions? Do they taste like potatoes? 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...