March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community invited to Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services will be held Monday, March 25, through Friday, March 29, at various churches throughout Lincoln County.  The services are set to begin at 12 noon each day, with lunch served by the host church at 12:30 p.m.  The host chur More...

Sheriff, GBI set up checkpoint in connection with murder case

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office took the investigation into the murder of Hamp Turner to the people.  On Friday, March 15, representatives of the sheriff’s office and the GBI conducted field interviews at a checkpoint near Turner More...

First Assembly to present Passion Play March 24 & 25

First Assembly of God will present a Passion Play Sunday, March 24 (Palm Sunday), at 6 p.m. and Monday, March 25, at 7 p.m.  The doors will open at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday and 6:15 p.m. on Monday.  More...

News

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK) for the next several weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852- 3216.  SPECIAL EVENTS  More...

LCHS Chapter of SADD receives $2,500 GOHS grant

The LCHS Chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions, formally known Students Against Drunk Driving has received a $2, 500 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) for the school year 2012-13.  More...

Spring gobbler season opens Sat.

Springtime is noisy! The clucking, the strutting, the yelping . . . and that's just the hunters preparing for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Carolina Bays Nature’s Mysterious Landforms

(This feature is the cover story in the Spring 2013 issue of SC Farmer. Reprinted with permission.)   More...

Obituaries

Crawford O. Asbell Sr.

Mr. Crawford O. Asbell, Sr., 89 of Shoreline Drive died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Heritage Health Care, Washington, GA.  More...

Ann Etta Strait Jackson

Mrs. Ann Etta Strait Jackson of Tabernacle Church Road, Lincolnton, entered into rest Friday, March 15, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  No memorial service has been planned. Her body was cremated.  More...

Worship

Dr. White will be preaching at Morningside Baptist Sun.

Dr. J. Robert White will be preading at Morningisde Baptist Church on Sunday, March 24 at 11:00 a.m.  More...

Photo

The system-wide winners of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition are (front row, l-r) Julianne Mattison, fourth grade; Ava McGill McWhorter, first grade; Elizabeth Ann Reed, second grade; Bri More...

Board purchases CodeRED early warning system using EMP grant

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to purchase a mass notification system using an Emergency Management Preparedness Grant, administered by GEMA (Georgia Emergency Management Agency).  The action was taken at the regular meeting of More...

Reading with the First Lady

As part of her “Read Across Georgia” literacy campaign, First Lady Sandra Deal visited Lincolnton on Monday, March 18, to read to the Pre-K and kindergarten students at LCES. More...

Eighteen young ladies will compete for title of Miss LCMS on March 28

Eighteen young ladies in grades six through eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant set for Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. More...

Mulberry C.M.E. to host Good Friday services at 7 p.m.

Mulberry C.M.E. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Southern Marriage Advice

We have just celebrated what my husband calls the most blatant way for card companies to make a buck….Valentines Day. More...

Political Cartoon

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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. More...

People

Successful coat drive

Lincoln County High School Student Council sponsored a coat drive for Montabella Missions. Over 100 coats were collected and donated to a worthy cause. More...

Leathersville News

l Jane and Tommy Young of Mc- Cormick visited William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon. l Lisa and Jordan Mahaffey were lunch guests on Saturday with William and Lee Bentley. More...

Talent show winners announced

The LCHS Chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions sponsored the “L Factor” Talent Show on Feb. 28, 2013 in the school auditorium. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...