January 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Chief Lively reports on recent arrests for Nov. and Dec.

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Wesley Edward Jones, 34, of Lin­colnton was charged with hinder­ing a person from making a 911 call, possession of drug related objects, possession of marijuana less than 1oz., possession More...

Renovations underway at Lamar-Blanchard House

Workmen with contractor Joe James were busy replacing the windows at the Lamar-Blanchard House as part of the approved renovation project which also includes roof repairs and initial siding replace­ment.   More...

WLT to hold auditions for Easter production of The Cross of Christ

The Washington Little Theater (WLT) will hold auditions for its Easter production of "The Cross of Christ" at 2 p.m. on January 27 and again on January 29 at 7 p.m.  More...

News

GDA confirms positive cases of EIA in Paulding Co. facility

The Georgia Department of Ag­riculture’s (GDA) Animal Indus­try Division has confirmed three positive cases of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in quarter horses at a Paulding County facility. This makes eight confirmed cases in 2018.  More...

VA hiring event to be held Jan. 22 for RNs, LPNs, aides

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, is seeking regis­tered nurses and licensed practical nurses hiring event Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 3-6:30 p.m. at the uptown campus room 3B125, 1 Freedom Way, Augusta.  More...

Nolia’s Notes

January Winter Holiday

January can be blah. Christmas is over and winter has set in. Spring seems so far away.  Dwaine and I enjoy meeting two other couples in Pigeon Forge, Ten­nessee, for a long weekend. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

An honest-to-goodness fly swatterOur

In Sunday drives’ heyday, air conditioning was gaining momentum but you’d be hard pressed to find air-conditioned stores and homes in rural ar­eas. Oh, you might see a win­dow unit or two but central air was rare. More...

Worship

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church

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THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. From such a vantage point, we gain a new insight and perspective, and problems seem to lose their urgency and importance.  More...

Come Worship with us

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...

City reviews drainage issue, commends police department

Andy Wengrow was once again at the Lincolnton City Council meet­ing January 8, 2019, regarding the drainage issues along the right of way at his property. Mayor Henry Brown stated that he had met with the city engineer, Kenny Green, of G. More...

Historic Lamar-Blanchard House gets some much-needed upgrades

Renovations are underway at Lin­colnton's historic Lamar-Blanchard House following recent action by the board of commissioners grant­ing a 10-year lease to the Lincoln County Development Authority.  More...

Fall sports banquet slated for Jan. 24 in LCHS cafeteria

The Lincoln County High School Fall Sports Athletic Banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 24, in the LCHS cafeteria.  Athletes may pick up their tickets from Beth Hahn and may also pur­chase two extra tickets for $5 each. More...

LCHD reports flu season in full swing; unvaccinated children, elderly at risk

Flu season is in full swing with cases reported locally and through­out the state according to the week­ly flu report received by the Lincoln County Health Department.  More...

LCDA, chamber seek applicants for Leadership Lincoln program

The Lincoln County Develop­ment Authority (LCDA) and Lin­colnton Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce are seeking appli­cants for “Leadership Lincoln.” This program is designed for those interested in learning more about the community and m More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Political leaders need our prayers more than our criticisms

A busload of politicians were traveling a country road when they suddenly careened into a pasture and crashed into an old farmer’s barn.  The farmer dug a big hole and buried the politicians. More...

Political Cartoon

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Feeding hay - know your forage quality

The winter season can be ex­tremely tough on beef cattle espe­cially if they are nursing a young calf. The colder temperatures with wet conditions can increase the nutritional needs of the lactating cow when she needs the nutrition the most.  More...

Obituaries

William Raymond White

Mr. William Raymond White, 80 of Elm St., Lincolnton, Ga. en­tered into rest on Friday, January 11, at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., on Sunday, January 13, at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton. More...

Trudie Bradford Sutherland

Mrs. Trudie Bradford Suther­land, 72, of Washington, passed away Saturday morning, January 12, at her home.  Mrs. Sutherland was born in Wilkes County and had lived most of her life in Lincoln County. 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...