October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff reports on arrests for month of Oct.

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...

Donehoo and friends to perform

Musician David Donehoo and a few of his friends will be the special guests for the 15th installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p More...

Four cases were disposed of during court’s October Term

Criminal jury trials were held Monday, October 21, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Judge Harold A. More...

FOE to host a Halloween party at park tonight

The Friends of Elijah (FOE) will sponsor a “Halloween Extravaganza” at Elijah Clark State Park tonight (Thursday), beginning at 6 p.m.  More...

News

Residents can apply now for Energy Assistance Program

The Energy Assistance Program will begin accepting applications Monday, November 4, 2013 for citizens of Lincoln County to assist in paying their home heating costs. All household members must be 65 years and older to apply. 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...

NFPA offers tips to keep little trick-or-treaters safe

It’s the time of the year for festive costumes, endless candy, spooky jack-o-lanterns, and creepy decorations. More...

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Across The Savannah

Haunted Houses of the 1960’s

When I was in high school, Halloween was a time when we all got a bit excited. It was a time when old houses, long empty, were considered haunted. More...

Sports

Devils have no trouble beating Twiggs Co. 45-7

The Twiggs County Cobras proved no match for Lincoln County as the Red Devils won their 42nd consecutive homecoming game last for 231 yards and four touchdowns, with only three carries after halftime. More...

Obituaries

Marvin B. Cox

Mr. Marvin B. Cox, 74 of Mc- Cormick Hwy., entered into rest on October 22, 2013 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 26 at Jones Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Wade Palmer officiating.  More...

Betty Brooks Seigler Hammond

Betty Brooks Seigler Hammond, 86, entered into rest Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Forrest View Manor, McCormick S.C.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29 at McCormick First Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Cary Edmond Neeley Jr.

Mr. Cary Edmond Neeley, Jr., 68, of Colvin-Kennedy Road entered into rest on Saturday, October 26, 2013.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30, at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Shane Duncan officiating. More...

Tennant and Banks crowned homecoming queen, princess

Roikiesha Quadaisha Tennant was crowned LCHS Homecoming Queen when the Red Devils met Twiggs County at Buddy Bufford Field on Friday, October 25.  She is the daughter of Sonja Jones and Roy Tennant.  Emily Allene Banks, the daughter of Tere More...

Chamber and merchants join Halloween festivities

Among the happenings in the City of Lincolnton on Halloween (today), is the annual trick-or-treating flurry on Kelly Street.  More...

Time to turn back your clocks!

Residents are reminded to set their clocks back one hour when Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 3.  Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. More...

First Assembly sponsors ‘Truck or Treat’ tonight

First Assembly of God will host “Trunk or Treat” tonight (Thursday) from 6 until 7:30 p.m. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Udderly ridiculous

I knew I married a country boy but I never knew I’d be married someday to a genuine farmer! I know now. Yep, he’s a farmer, cows and all. 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.  Q: Should I rinse or wash raw chicken before cooking it?  More...

People

Aycock wins Reserve Champion

Lincoln County Senior 4-H’er, Ivie Aycock won Reserve Champion with her Maine steer, Patch at the Georgia/Carolina State Fair in Augusta on October 26, 2013. More...

Cruising New England and Canada

Arnold and Carol Ridgeway recently returned from a fourteen day cruise to New England and Canada.  More...

Leathersville News

l Nobie Dean Hawes visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon. Raymond Timmerman was a lunch guest on Thursday. Elaine Timmerman and Lisa Mahaffey brought lunch on Friday. We enjoyed our lunch and afternoon together. 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...