November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New banners usher in season

Dale Partlow, with H&H Industrial Maintenance, put up signs and other decorations for the City of Lincolnton in preparation for the holiday season, as well as for the upcoming Christmas parade an More...

News

Loved ones honored with light on the ‘Tree of Remembrance’

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2017. The tree is located at the intersection of Peachtree and Main Streets. More...

DOT will suspend construction lane closures for holiday

Thanksgiving holiday travel should be carefree, as the Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstate high­ways and primary state roads from 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

People

Allen Fort receives Distinguished Alumni of the Year award for School of Education

Allen B. Fort has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award for the School of Edu­cation at Georgia Southwestern University in Americus, Georgia. More...

Keep the spirit of Thanksgiving alive even after holiday is over

Everyone’s heard the story of the “first Thanksgiving,” and how two very different groups of people sat together in mutual celebration of the harvest season, and sent up prayers for the following year’s crops and livelihood. More...

School Menu

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Worship

THE WINDOW

We generally feel that a window provides a view from the inside looking out, although of course the reverse is also true. More...

St. Paul United Methodist Church

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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...

School district places second in CSRA for CCRPI rankings

The Lincoln County school dis­trict placed second in the CSRA for its College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) score of 80.2, while each of the individual schools scored above the state aver­age. More...

Jackie Crook selected by Chamber as grand marshal for holiday parade

This year’s selection for the 2017 Christmas parade grand marshal has been made, and Jackie Crook received the annual distinction for her big heart and helping hand given to so many throughout the community.  More...

Editorial Page

Could that bump under the carpet be a hamster?

Words of Encouragement

After installing a carpet, the carpet layer stepped outside for a smoke but quickly realized he’d lost his cigarettes. He walked back inside to look for them and noticed a bump under the carpet in the middle of the room. More...

Saving Trinity, Part III The Decades Astonish & Steal

Across The Savannah

Author’s Note: This three-part story portrays a church in danger of collapsing and the people who love it. France’s Gothic cathedrals inspired architect George Walker’s design for Abbeville’s Trinity Epis­copal Church.  More...

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Sports

Devils Almost Come Back Against Strong Irwin Co.

OCILLA – Lincoln County’s Red Devils almost pulled off a huge upset here last Friday, cutting Irwin County’s lead to six in the fourth before losing 28-14. More...

Obituaries

Edwin L. Bentley

Former Lincoln County Sher­iff Edwin L. Bentley, 76 of Am­ity Woodlawn Rd. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS Estate # 2017-084 All creditors of the estate of Conrad Olivalate of Lincoln County, Georgia, deceased,are hereby notified to render their demand tothe undersigned according to law, and personsindebted t 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...