July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Rodrigues Curry found shot dead at home July 15

Deputies of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the residence of Rodrigues Curry, 41, last Friday, July 15, after receiv­ing reports of a person being shot on Bethany Church Road around 10 p.m. More...

Family Connection will offer 400 kids free school supplies

The Lincoln County Family Con­nection will hold a free school sup­ply giveaway today, June 21, from 4-7 p.m. Supplies are available for students pre-kindergarten through high school for pickup, and will be given to the first 400 children who arrive. More...

Martex pays off lease agreement on JimTex plant

Lincoln County taxpayers have a little less burden to shoulder after the Lincoln County Development Authority and Martex Southern Fiber Corporation, owner of the JimTex textile plant on McCormick Highway, reached agreement for early payoff of the Jim More...

Budding artists learn to draw with award-winning illustrator

Artist and children’s book illustrator Michael P. White (right) lead an art workshop at the Lincoln County Library on Thursday, July 14. More...

News

Cyclists will raise awareness while traveling 500 miles through state

Five current residents, alumni and supporters of the Paul Anderson Youth Home will bike more than 500 miles to honor the home’s founder, Olympic legend and “World’s Strongest Man,” Paul Anderson, from July 19 until July 24. . More...

People

Shively selected to perform with UGA Collegium Musicum

Austin Shively was selected to perform with the UGA Collegium Musicum and with the University of Georgia Men’s Glee Club for the upcoming school year. More...

Wilkinson home selected as Yard of the Month by PNGC

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Mrs. Bobbie Wilkerson for our Yard of the Month. Mrs. Wilkerson’s wel­coming front porch has rockers and a porch swing with iron urns of box­wood flanking the steps. More...

Leathersville News

l Rev. Bob Rayner visited with us Thursday morning. l Chuck Mahaffey visited Wednesday morning and Saturday morning. Kevin Murdock was also a visitor on Saturday. l Lisa Mahaffey came Saturday and was a lunch guest with us. More...

Obituaries

Virginia Dillashaw Walton

Mrs. Virginia Dillashaw Walton, 69, of Lovelace Road, entered into rest on Friday, July 16, 2016 at Doc­tors Hospital, Augusta. 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...

Easement granted to Georgia Power for access to new solar panel farms

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners granted permission for the conveyance of an easement on Oxford Industrial Drive to Geor­gia Power Company. More...

Sales tax holiday begins July 31

The 2016 Georgia back-to- school sales tax holiday starts at midnight on Friday, July 30, and ends at midnight on Saturday, July 31. Certain purchases made over the tax holiday weekend will be exempt from state and local sales tax. More...

Olivia shows no fear!

Olivia Goodwin holds a baby alligator while her sister, Sophia, keeps watch at the library’s reptile program presented by instructors from The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecolo More...

Voters head to polls for runoff election at Lincoln Center

Voting for the Republican Primary Runoff is scheduled for Tuesday, July 26. During this time residents may cast their ballots at The Lincoln Center from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Lincolnton joins nation in hunt for Pokémon with smartphones

While only two-weeks-old, Poké­mon Go has taken the nation by storm as children, teenagers, and adults alike have flocked to the streets to complete the mission that still reso­nates in every 90s kid’s mind – “Gotta catch ’em More...

Editorial Page

All I want for Christmas...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran July 19, 2012. All I want for Christmas is a…. colonoscopy?? First of all, that’s not true, but it’s what I’m getting anyway—for the third time. More...

Not Your Ordinary Homes, Part III Historic & Mobile (but not like you think)

Across The Savannah

As we end, let’s go back to the beginning. I drove to Lincolnton March 21 and stayed at my sister’s place. I left early the next morning to Washington. Arriving at Steve Blackmon’s beautiful home I met him and his wife, Eleanor. 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 is the name of the green and brown lizards that I see in my garden on ferns and on my porch? More...

Sports

Fanastic turn out for basketball camp

Attending the recent basketball camp held at Lincoln County High School, June 20-22 were, front row (l-r): Ava Layton, Bryson Davis, Jonathan Norman, Jr., Braylen Hill, Kennede Wideman, Savalas Towns More...

Worship

New Tabernacle Baptist Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commodity and was much appreciated by the people of Pales­tine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and fountains, and water was even sold in the streets. More...

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...