June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lincoln Artisans is offering summer art camp June 24-28

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...

Study shows health of Georgia seniors ranks 43rd in the nation

Georgia is ranked 43rd in the nation for senior health, according to the inaugural edition of the United Health Foundation’s “America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities.”&nb More...

Franklin signs contract to play for Bluefield College

Red Devil Jalen Franklin signed a scholarship contract to play football for the Bluefield College Rams in Bluefield, Virginia.  “I look forward to this challenge,” said Franklin. More...

News

Moore will be guest speaker at chamber breakfast June 18

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will host special guest speaker Julie Moore, Broker Sales Vice President of Purchasing Alliance Solutions, Inc., at the Chamber's 3rd Breakfast Business on Tuesday, June 18.  Network: Food for Th More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Down a Graveled Road, Part II Shoals, Smoke, & Spirits

Early Thursday, May 30. Robert Clark and I strike out on day two of our western South Carolina explorations. As I drive into Carolina we’re both quiet, thinking.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon. l Susan Bryant’s visitors have been her children, Alicia and Patrick Bryant. l Racy Goldman visited Marion Cliatt one day the past week. More...

Moore and Combs to exchange vows in ceremony Oct. 5

Edward Larry Moore, Jr. and Elaine Carter Moore of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Alyss, to Benjamin Evans Combs of Washington, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

LCMS students recognized during awards ceremony

Lincoln County Middle School recently held it’s academic awards ceremony.  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...

Board approves tentative budget with total 1.25 millage increase

The Lincoln County Board of Education approved the Tentative FY 2014 Budget at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, June 4.  With General Fund expenditures of $10.6 million and revenues of $10.2 million, the board plans to use three work reducti More...

Chamber offers summer special to encourage businesses to join

A membership drive is currently underway for the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  In an effort to help out businesses in Lincoln County and encourage new members, the chamber is hosting a “Summer Drive Special” throug More...

DUIs top the list of arrests made by sheriff’s deputies

Several arrests were made during the past month by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here are taken from the limited information on arrests reports provided by local law enforcement officials, and no ar More...

Children and parents encouraged to learn about water safety at Splash

Even if Lincoln County was not surrounded by 400 miles of shoreline, it is important that all children know how to swim.  The county’s Family Y is sponsoring YMCA Splash, a week-long introduction to water safety for children, ages 3-12, an More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

A Daddy’s Love

My daddy has been in heaven since 1999 but a day doesn’t go by that I don’t think of him. As you will see in this Dear Hearts, Daddy was alive when it was written. More...

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Obituaries

Evie Jean McCorkle Holloway

Mrs. Evie Jean McCorkle Holloway of Augusta, Ga., 73, loving wife of 43 years to Thomas Tommy B. Holloway, entered into rest on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.  More...

Elizabeth Hickman McDonald

Mrs. Elizabeth Hickman McDonald, 79, wife of the late Rev. Elvyn J. McDonald, entered into rest Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Doctors Hospital.  Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Worship

Tinsley will be guest speaker at True Fellowship June 16

Affectionately described as a "walking, talking Bible," we are pleased to announce that Evangelist Mary B. More...

Twelve new members baptized at Beulah

Beulah Baptist Church set an all time record Sunday, June 9, when Pastor Johnny Griffith Jr. baptized twelve new members. More...