January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Emergency blood drive Jan. 13

Within the past week Shepeard Community Blood Center released a series of urgent calls to help for blood donations in light of a recent shortage. More...

Daniels offers tips to avoid winter blues

The winter season means more time spent indoors for everyone, which equals a breeding ground for viruses. More...

News

Garden club to meet Jan. 15

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton will hold its regular monthly meeting Jan. 15, 7 p.m., in the conference room of the Lincoln County Library, Humphrey Street entrance. More...

People

Royalty crowned at New Tabernacle

New Tabernacle recently celebrated their Seniors who were 70 years and over. Congratulations to Robert Glaze (crowned as Mr. More...

Leathersville News

l Mary Danner, William and I attended Olivia Cooper’s seventh birthday celebration on Saturday, December 23. Her birthday is December 24, her parents are Derek and Erin Cooper and her grandparents are Raymond and Elaine Timmerman. More...

Drive thru lights at park were big hit!

Elijah Clark State Park Friends’ Group presented the community and visitors with wonderful drive-thru lighted Christmas displays this year. More...

Worship

Double Branches Baptist Church

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The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. More...

Worship Schedule

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...

BOC discusses campground closings; examines SDS agreement with city

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a work ses­sion last week, where no vote was taken, to discuss a number of perti­nent items, some of which will be taken to a vote at its next meeting, scheduled for Thursday (tonight), January 11, begin More...

Recent freezing temperatures serve to remind residents to use caution

Regardless of temperatures ris­ing into the high 50s and 60s this week, last week’s dip into freezing temperatures serves as a reminder that winter weather is now upon us, meaning that freezing rain and ice storms could result – just as i More...

Leverett celebrates 100 years, remembers lifetime of strength

She can remember a time that’s long passed from what Lincoln County people know today; where despite the invention of motorized vehicles, some families still used a horse and wagon, people raised their own livestock and produce, and a short fer More...

Editorial Page

Broom give you blisters! Hopefully they’re from sweeping, not flying

Words of Encouragement

“I’ve gotten blisters from using this broom,” a wife complained to her husband.  “Well, next time just take the car,” he responded.  Delivering an insult like that, albeit a funny one, certainly isn’t a g More...

Political Cartoon

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Consumer Q’s is a weekly ques­tion and-answer column by Arty Schronce at the Georgia Department of Agriculture. More...

Obituaries

Dawkins Cunningham

Mrs. Liba Dawkins Cunningham, 76, of Cherokee Dr., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the residence with her fam­ily by her bedside. Funeral services to celebrate the life and legacy of Mrs. Cunningham was held at 2 p.m. More...

Azalean Dechau

Azalean Dechau, 86, of Flow­ery Branch, Georgia, passed away January 5, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, J. Doug Rus­sell, and by her second husband, Edward Dechau.  More...

Marilyn Swan Lakeman

Mrs. Marilyn Swan Lakeman, 57, a resident of Greensboro, Georgia, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 1, 2018.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. John Belangia officiating.  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...