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Fans flock to Lewis Homeplace for open air gospel music festival

A host of big names in bluegrass and Southern gospel music are scheduled to appear at the Fifth Annual Jeff and Sheri Easter Homecoming, which gets underway today (Thursday) and continues through Saturday, May 11.  More...

LCHS and LCMS yearbooks recognized for excellence

“Panorama,” the LCHS yearbook, and the yearbook at LCMS have both been recognized for excellence by Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and class rings in the United States.  More...

Reception to be held honoring painter Chad Cole at gallery

The Lincoln Artisans Gallery is hosting a reception for painter Chad Cole on Tuesday, May 14, from 6 until 7:30 p.m.  Cole’s work will remain on display in the gallery through May 31.  Based in North Augusta, South Carolina, Cole pain 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...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Genuine, Original Survivors When Folks Made Do

A CRISIS OR TWO FROM DISASTER ... That’s how most folks live. Modern conveniences have spoiled the self-reliance right out of us. Thanks to stores like Kroger and Publix you can get most anything you need. Ease, however, extracts a price.  More...

People

LWREA awards scholarship

Joseph Cobb and Jesse Grabb are the Lincoln County recipients of the Lincoln Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) scholarships. More...

Touring the Great Wall of China

Greg and Janet Dukes with their Lincoln Journal on the Great Wall of China nearBeijing April 18th, 2013. More...

Reese speaks on impact of Family Y programs in county

Brandie Reese, Lincoln County YMCA Program Director, was the guest speaker at the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) meeting in April.  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...

City nears end of negotiations with Precision Waste Services

Negotiations between the City of Lincolnton and Precision Waste Services, with the goal of privatizing garbage collection in the municipality, seem to be nearing an end.  During the regular meeting of the council held Monday, May 6, the group re More...

‘Grease’ opens tonight for a three-day run at LCHS

Saddle shoes, pompadours, rock ‘n’ roll, chiffon scarves, muscle cars, poodle skirts, and sock hops are just a few of the treats in store for those attending the LCHS Musical Theatre Class’ production of “Grease.”  More...

Athletes will be recognized at awards ceremony

The LCHS Athletic Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 16, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Championship rings

Jakolbe Reid and his coach, Leroy Craig, show off the rings they received recently for winning the “Super Bowl” of youth football. More...

‘Cooking for a Lifetime’

The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHS), the American Cancer Society (ACS), and the UGA Cooperative Extension Service sponsored “Cooking for a Lifetime” Thursday, April 25, at the More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Mama’s Hands

As per request we are running one of Mickie’s reader’s favorites this week as we celebrate Mothers Day:  Caught up in my own little private world of thought as usual, I was not paying much attention to what she was saying. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

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. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  Q: Deer are ravaging my garden. More...

Obituaries

Anthony Robert Dorantich

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Philip B. McMahan

Mr. Philip B. McMahan, 79, of Cherokee Court, entered into rest on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Select Specialty Hospital, Augusta, Ga.  A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8 at New Work Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Anne Drinkard Remsen

Mrs. Anne Drinkard Remsen, 83, of White Rock Road, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Doctor’s Hospital, Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 2 at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Robert D. More...