August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Overstreet lifts non-compliance status; commissioners discuss jail operations

In June, Senior Judge Carlisle Overstreet ordered Lincoln County and the City of Lincolnton to pur­sue mediation over their disputes concerning the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) and water and sew­erage rights. More...

LC Paws members sell sweet treats to raise funds

A local non-profit organization, LC Paws, and its members were braving the summer heat in front of Farmers State Bank, selling doughnuts and lemonade to fund rescue operations for homeless animals, and to one day build a shelter. More...

Georgia red clay tradition holds true even in China – ‘just bless it and eat it’

“Home is where you hang your hat,” or so I was told once by one of my favorite uncles. More...

Hinesley swears in A.D. Newmann

Superior Court Judge Harold A. Hinesley (far right), administers the oath of office to Debra Rhodes Newmann, (left) the new Assistant District Attorney for the Toombs Judicial Circuit. More...

News

NRA donates rifles to scouts

The National Rifle Association Foundation has once again been very generous to the Georgia Caro­lina Council of the Boy Scouts of America. More...

Ten free trees offered to new members

Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August.  Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive ten free Colorado blue spruce trees or ten white flowering dogwood trees through the More...

Dr. Noble will be guest speaker at foundation meeting

Dr. David Noble of Atlanta will be the guest speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation on Thursday, August 9, at 6 p.m. at the Washington Woman’s Club.  Dr. Noble will present “Things about Col. More...

People

Leathersville News

lElaine Timmerman came Thurs­day. We went to town and took care of business. We then returned home and had lunch. Her visit was enjoyed, always wonderful to see family and so good to have them to help take care of us. More...

Blue Whistler, the pine tar game

Baseball’s Best

“I wasn’t trying to hurt anyone. I was just trying to get my home run back.” George Brett, Kansas City Royals Hall Of Fame third baseman on the July 24,1983, game against the Yankees. More...

Free women’s health screenings offered

Self Regional Healthcare, Clinica Gratis Free Clinic and the Joseph F. Sullivan Center of Clemson will of­fer free women’s health screenings at 8:30 a.m., on Tuesday, August 28 at 201 and 203 Church Avenue, Greenwood, SC.  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...

Tax assessors office releases tax digest, notices to property owners go out soon

The end result of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessor’s revaluation plan, which was com­pleted with the help from Georgia Mass Appraisal Solutions and Ser­vices (GMASS), may not be wel­come news to some. More...

Grand jury hands down indictments in numerous aggravated assault cases

A list of indictments was released after the Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury reported for duty July 30-31 at the Lincoln County courthouse. Judge Harold A. More...

Community invited to day of fun at First Assembly of God Saturday

All are welcome to the annual Back-To-School Bash, Saturday, August 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church.  Kids will enjoy a bounce house, hot dogs, and cotton candy. More...

selected to hear appeal case for supreme court

Superior Court Judge Thomas Britt Hammond, well-known in Lin­coln and other surrounding counties of the Toombs Judicial Circuit, was designated to serve in place of Justice Britt C. More...

Devils take on the Knights at home Friday

Football Friday Night is almost here for the Lincoln County Red Devils. They will get some practice playing a scrimmage game against the Evans Knights Friday, August 10, at 7:30 p.m. on Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Cuts for Christ shows some love to local children

At the sixth annual “Cuts for Christ” held at the American Legion Post 597, area children received school supplies and haircuts to begin the new school year. More...

Barbers donate time to benefit youth

Nikian Jones, 7, is ready for school with a sharp new haircut, thanks to the recent event held at the Lincoln County Recreation Department and the talent donated by barber Kelvin Guillebeau, of Mt. More...

Editorial Page

Preacher cures woman’s problem by prescribing eyeglasses

Words of Encouragement

I always enjoyed hanging out with Southern Baptist Preacher Denvil Taylor because he was so full of biblical wisdom and because he was so very witty.  Denvil and I were coon hunting one night several years ago when he told the old joke about a p More...

A Cheap Jug of Poison

Across The Savannah

A deck open to sunlight and the weather surely will lose its piz­zazz. That’s when a good pressure washing works miracles. Prep it with some bleach and it’ll look even better. Bleach is cheap. More...

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Worship

Blessed Hope Bible Baptist

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruc­tion by man or nature. It’s usefulness ceased long ago, and further mainte­nance is no longer practical.  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...