September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rayle EMC holds training session for dev. authority

The Lincoln County Development Authority board members and staff participated in economic development training as well as a facilitated board planning retreat on Thursday, August 22, at the Welcome Center, located in the Blanchard House.  More...

FOE looking for volunteers to present drama

The Friends of Elijah (FOE) is looking for a director, actors, a production crew, and other volunteers to present the drama, “The Life of Elijah Clark,” during “Revolutionary Days,” held every February to commemorate the Battl More...

Frankie Porter brings her artistic skills to the children of Maliarette

“We don’t get to really finish anything – that’s the hardest thing about 410. We are there to offer encouragement and to say, ‘You have what it takes to be successful.’”  More...

Pageant postponed until February 2014

Due to a lack of participation, the Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant, set for Saturday, September 7, at Elijah Clark State Park, has been postponed until February 1, 2014.  The pageant is sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commer More...

News

Car show Sept. 28

Tabernacle Baptist Church, Hwy. 220 W., will sponsor the 3rd Annual Shining for Christ Car, Truck and Bike Show Sept. 28 (4th Sat.) from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 673 Elm St., Lincolnton. More...

Democrats to meet

The Lincoln County Democratic Party meets every first Monday in each month at the Lincoln County Public Library. In order to stay informed and active, please plan to attend meetings and join forces with other citizens. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Down by the Sweetgrass Highway

WHEN I WAS FIFTEEN I GOT MY FIRST GLIMPSE OF MOUNT PLEASANT’S SWEETGRASS BASKET WEAVERS. My Uncle Joe and Aunt Vivian lived in Summerville, South Carolina where I spent two weeks each summer. We went into Charleston almost daily. More...

Obituaries

R. Heath Moore

Mr. R. Heath Moore, 46, entered into rest Monday, August 26, 2013.  Mr. Moore was a native of Augusta and lived in Evans. He worked as a crew leader at Georgia Power for the last 26 years. Mr. Moore was a loving father, son and brother. More...

Thomas Eugene Scott Sr.

A celebration of the life and home-going of Thomas Eugene "Gene" Scott, Sr., was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Central Church of the Nazarene, located at 100 South Woodside Parkway, West Columbia, SC.  More...

Mark Dwaine Truitt

A memorial service for Mark Dwaine Truitt, 50, of Washington, was held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 31 in Hopkins Funeral Home. 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...

New teacher evaluation system factors in student achievement

Hoping to attract and keep top teachers in public schools, Georgia is changing the way educators are rated through a new evaluation system, with far greater emphasis on student performance.  More...

Sheriff’s report includes variety of charges for month

Several arrests were made recently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here are taken from information provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests were omitted.  An arrest does not More...

Qualifying ends for three city council positions

Qualifying for positions on the Lincolnton City Council was held Monday, August 26, through Friday, August 30, at City Hall.  Those qualifying as candidates were:  Mayor: Henry Brown (Incumbent).  Post 4: Ernie Norman.  Post 5: K More...

Bricks still available

“Bricks for Veterans” are still available to honor a veteran or an active duty serviceman. More...

Dr. Waters will speak on Confederate Gold tonight

Dr. More...

Extension office to offer business seminar Sept. 11

A seminar on home-based businesses will take place Wednesday, September 11, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

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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 852- 3216.  More...

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.  More...

People

Holiday in a tropical paradise

Ellie Nicholson (center) took her grandchildren, Kimberly Bentley and Eli Holder, on a summer trip to Hawaii. The trio toured Pearl Harbor and visited the Arizona memorial. More...

HSMC will hold Bark in the Park at MACK Sept. 14

The Humane Society of Mc- Cormick County will mark its 13 year anniversary with “Bark in the Park“Saturday September 14th at the MACK Park. More...

Opening day of dove season is set for noon on Sept. 7

When does the fall hunting season begin?  Unofficially, many people bestow the opening day of dove season with that honor.  With numerous wildlife management area (WMA) hunts scheduled, it is the perfect opportunity to introduce children an More...

Worship

Lucado simulcast in Sept. 11

Max is back! The Lutheran Church by the Lake in McCormick County is proud to once again host a very special simulcast event featuring Max Lucado. More...