September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ashmore hired to serve as new clerk for city

Martha Jo Ashmore was selected as the new clerk for the City of Lincolnton at a called meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, September 17.  An honor graduate of LCHS, Ashmore earned a Bachelor of Science from Augusta State University.&n More...

Potential jurors selected for special session of court

The Lincoln County Superior Court will convene on Monday, September 30, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding.  According to Mandy Doss, superior court clerk, jurors are to report to the courtroom at 9 a.m. More...

Tabernacle Baptist to sponsor car, truck and bike show Sat.

The Third Annual “Shining for Christ” Car, Truck, and Bike Show will be held Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Arocha and others set to speak at youth rally in historical park

The Second Annual “Faith-Full” Youth Rally will take place from 4 until 10 p.m. More...

News

Invasive tawny crazy ant finds its way into Georgia

The tawny crazy ant has made its way into Georgia for the first time. University of Georgia Extension agent James Morgan in Dougherty County discovered the ant—which originates in South America—on Aug. More...

Dukes briefs CCLC members on travel opportunity to China

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met September 19 at the public library at 6:30 p.m. President Linda Burns opened the meeting greeting members and guests. John Kennedy gave the invocation and Linda led the Pledge of Allegiance.  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.  More...

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Across The Savannah

Brewing up a good story

Growing up in the church and being warned of the evils of alcohol I think twice about writing anything to do with drinking. More...

Sports

Devils fall to Wildcats; to host FPD on Friday

Mike McIntire scored four touchdowns last Thursday in a 39-35 road loss to the Wildcats of Ninety-Six.  More...

The World Series often brings new possibilities

Baseballs best

This time of year baseball fans passionately turn their attention to the upcoming play-offs and pending World Series.The excitement is building this year around our own Atlanta Braves as they close in on a division title and a possible trip to the Wo 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...

County adopts its final budget and sets millage rate at 10.22

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted the FY 2014 General Fund Budget and set the county’s millage rate at a called meeting held Thursday, September 17.  More...

Volunteers needed to pick up litter at Bussey Point on NPLD

Lincoln County residents are encouraged to observe Saturday, September 28, as “National Public Lands Day (NPLD)” by participating in the clean-up campaign at Bussey Point, situated at the end of Double Branches Road.  More...

Chamber seeks nominations for grand marshal of parade

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations from the general public for the grand marshal of the 2013 Lincolnton Christmas Parade.  Sponsored annually by the chamber, this year’s parade will be held More...

Don Rhodes will be guest speaker at History in the Park lecture series

Don Rhodes, an Augusta author and columnist, will be the guest speaker for the 14th installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m More...

Young anglers invited to Fish Fest at Elijah Clark

Elijah Clark State Park will host its Fifth Annual Kids’ Fish Fest on Saturday, September 28, from noon until 5 p.m.  The event is open to children in Pre-K through the seventh grade. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Enjoy life; stop and smell the linament

I just took an online test that tells me I am going to live to be 87 years old. That’s 22 more years. Wow, I’m not sure I can last that long. 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. More...

People

Scholarship recipient

Joseph J. Cobb was the recipient of the Welcome E. Mason Scholarship during the Lincoln County Training School Banquet at the Lincoln Center on August 31, 2013. More...

Davies tells LWREA about security issues

Brian Davies, Corporate Security Investigator for Regions Bank, was the guest speaker at the September meeting of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  More...

Leathersville News

l Nancy Bailey spent last week at Ormond Beach, Fla. with her daughter, Shellie and granddaughter, Kassidee. Nancy’s sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Pat Adkins, met them there. They enjoyed a week of sun and good seafood. More...