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Jason Crabb scheduled to perform at Easter Homecoming May 9-11

Jason Crabb, Lynda Randle, and a host of other big names in bluegrass and Southern gospel music are set to appear at the Fifth Annual Jeff and Sheri Easter Homecoming held Thursday, May 9, through Saturday, May 11.  More...

Soto clients assist in newspaper production

“I loved the job – I got a lot out of it,” said Eddie Parks, a Soto participant. “I’m sorry we had to leave. This was the best place. I got to know everybody and learned some good skills.”  More...

Montgomery to speak at Groves-May House

Erick Montgomery, executive director of Historic Augusta, Inc., will be the guest speaker for the ninth installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is schedul More...

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Garden club will hold plant sale for River of Life

Members of the Pine Needle Garden Club will team up with the Lincolnton United Methodist Church's River of Life fundraising activities Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. untiil 2 p.m. More...

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...

Foundation seeks students to sit on Junior Board

The Watson-Brown Foundation is looking for high school students interested in preserving history and helping the communities of the CSRA for their Junior Board. The Junior Board is all about historic preservation and philanthropy. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Earthquake! Whole Lotta Shaking Goin’ On

Several years ago I wrote a column, “Clark Hill: A Pressing Matter,” in which we discussed Reservoir Induced Seismicity. In view of last week quake’s I’ve updated that column and feel the timing is good to run it again. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn Butler Dill

Mrs. Kathryn Butler Dill, 88, of Saddlebrook Court, entered into rest on Tuesday April 23, 2013 at her residence.  Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 26 at Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Sandy Springs, Ga. with Rev. More...

Gladys Marie Lovin

Mrs. Gladys Marie Lovin, 86, of Savannah Lakes Village, entered into rest on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Anderson Medical Center, Anderson , S.C.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. 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...

Sheriff hosts pre-prom program

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the LCHS Chapter of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) sponsored a pre-prom program encouraging students to make responsible choices on prom n More...

Six mild earthquakes in three weeks rattle citizens’ nerves

Lincoln County sustained six earthquakes from Sunday, April 7, through Saturday, April 27.  A listing of the quakes, along with their magnitude and epicenter, is as follows:  (1) Sunday, April 7, 2:21 p.m., magnitude of 2.5. More...

Meeting to discuss park’s management plan set for May 7

Elijah Clark State Park is set to host a public meeting on Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m. to discuss the future of the park and its impact on the community.  Visitors will gather at the park’s Group Shelter #1, near the fishing pier.  More...

Several cases disposed of during criminal trial week

Criminal trial week began Tuesday, April 23, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding.  More...

LCHS students will present the musical ‘Grease’ in auditorium

Ducktails, poodle skirts, white bucks, and beehives are just a few of the treats in store for those attending the LCHS Theatre Department’s production of “Grease!”  The musical will be presented Thursday, May 9, through Saturda More...

Citizens urged to register for mass notification program

With tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings criss-crossing the area on Sunday, April 28, it is more imperative than ever that Lincoln County residents sign up with the OES (Office of Emergency Services) to be notified in the event of super cell sto More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Green thumb...not!

Once again I have done the unforgiveable. I bought three hanging ferns, two hanging baskets of petunias and a trunk full of impatiens. I have done what the little tags on them suggested, including watering them faithfully. More...

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Between the Bookends

With summer vacation time quickly approaching, the Lincoln County Library would like to share some travel facts before you hit the road. These facts can help make your trip hassle free and safer.  More...

People

What a haul!

Judge Lee Moss (right) and Mike Arrington caught 30 catfish of which three were over 40 pounds during a recent fishing trip on Clarks Hill Lake. More...

Marcianne Aycock to wed Thomas B. Alligood June 8

Ms. Judy Marchant of Thomson and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Aycock of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Marcianne Aycock to Thomas Benjamin Alligood, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Alton Alligood, Sr. of Davisboro.  More...

Leathersville News

• Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley one day the past week.  • Alicia Bryant visited with William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon.  • Nancy Bailey enjoyed a beautiful cruise to the Bahamas this past week with her More...