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Lincoln Artisans to host art camp and exhibit for children

Lincoln Artisans is offering a summer art camp for children ages 8-12.  The camp will be held from 1 until 2:30 p.m. More...

Park will host Jr. Ranger Camp to teach children about nature

For the first time ever, a “Junior Ranger Camp” will be held this summer at Elijah Clark State Park.  The event is being sponsored by the “Friends of Elijah,” a group of individuals dedicated to making the park the best i More...

FOE spearheads effort to present Revolutionary War play in February

Plans are already underway for a presentation of the drama, “The Life of Elijah Clark,” during “Revolutionary Days,” held every February to commemorate the Battle of Kettle Creek.  At the time of the battle, both Lincoln More...

Bussey signs contract for band/softball scholarship

Lady Devil Dasha Bussey signed a combination band/softball scholarship to play the trumpet and outfield at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina.  The signing ceremony was attended by family members, friends, coaches, teachers, and admini More...

News

Applications for enrollment in CSP must be submitted by June 14

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) will provide about $175 million in funding for up to 12.6 million additional acres enrollment this year.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Down a Graveled Road, Part I: A Rendezvous with History

With a few holes to fill in our new book Robert Clark and I headed to western South Carolina Wednesday, May 29. We went directly to Lincolnton where we used sister Brenda’s home as a base camp. More...

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Clark awarded David Sherer Memorial Scholarship

Piedmont Technical College student and Lincolnton, Ga. resident Delando Clark (right) was recently awarded the David Sherer Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. More...

Rogers, Guin exchange vows April 27

Jillian Marie Rogers of Washington and Christopher Lee Guin of Lincolnton were united in marriage in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, April 27, at four o'clock in the afternoon at the Danburg Baptist Church in Danburg. More...

Aycock and Bagwell to exchange vows in ceremony Sept. 14

Sonji Kay Aycock of Martinez and Edward Alexander Aycock of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Kay, of Martinez, to Bradley Jackson Bagwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight David Bagwell, also of Martinez.  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 may receive funding for projects with help of GCBM

Doree Henry highlighted some of the projects the City of Lincolnton could be eligible for through the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors (GCBM) during the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Monday, June 3.  Henry serves as a program m More...

Boaters are invited to raft up for afternoon of music on the lake

The Third Annual Lincolnton Marine “Thurmond North Lake Blast” is set for Saturday, June 8, from 2 until 8 p.m.  The event will serve as a salute to United States servicemen past and present.  More...

Local man killed in truck accident on Remsen Road

Jonathan Lee Elam, 41, of Lincolnton died as a result of being trapped under a tractor truck (with no trailer in tow) on Walter H. Remsen Road Monday, May 27.  More...

History in the Park set for tonight

William Rawlings, a physician and author from Sandersville, will be the guest speaker for the 10th installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled to More...

Library slithers into summer

Sims Antonakos holds a Mexican Baird’s Rat Snake, with a little help from Chris Hawn, manager of Elijah Clark State Park. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

The Wonder Years

My mother is 90 years old and has just spent three weeks with us. She manages well despite dragging her feet a bit and getting winded now and then. I’d have to admit though, that she’s far and above me in the energy department. More...

George ‘The Miracle Man’ Stallings winning ways are alive at Mercer

Baseballs best

George Tweedy Stallings was born in Augusta, Georgia, in 1867. His father was in the Confederate Army and many of his relatives are buried in the historic Magnolia Cemetery in downtown Augusta. More...

Sports

LCMS athletes recognized May 14

Lincoln County Middle School student athletes were recognized during an awards ceremony on May 14. Those receiving awards were  More...

Obituaries

Edith Lovingood Ashmore

Mrs. Edith Lovingood Ashmore of Augusta, Ga., wife of the late Mr. Wade Ashmore, entered into rest at University Hospital on Thursday, May 30, 2013.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Sara Jones Heard

Mrs. Sara Jones Heard, 95, formerly of Tignall, entered into rest on May 29, 2013 at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Ruth Jones Cantrell.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Floree Bennett Hogan

Funeral services for Mrs. Floree Bennett Hogan was held at 12 noon on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Ray C. Lewis officiating.  Norris W. Gunby, Sr. Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.   More...