December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff reports on criminal activity for month of Nov.

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.Q  An arrest does no More...

Festival will kick off downtown Sat. afternoon

Break out the fruit cake, the tinsel, and the Andy Williams Christmas CD, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s 16th Annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival is finally here!!!  The festival will get underway at 3 p.m. More...

Legislative Fish Fry tickets on sale at chamber office

The 2013 Legislative Fish Fry will be held on Thursday, December 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Elijah Clark State Park.  The event, which is open to the public, is being sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  More...

News

Deer hunters should review either sex day changes for 2013-14 season

More than 300,000 hunters pursue the most popular game animal in Georgia, the white-tailed deer. More...

Chamber increases prize winnings for parade judged entries

Since last week’s announcement for the 16th Annual Holidays In Olde Lincoln Town Parade entries, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has increased its prizing winnings for the judged entries. More...

Holiday shopping should include online security steps

Many holiday shopping lists include online purchases, but is that website safe for credit cards? More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Katie’s Christmas Tree

The last time I put up a Christmas tree it was for the children in one of those so-called blended families, a tough thing to pull off, for me at least. More...

Obituaries

Harold Franklin Anderson

Harold Franklin Anderson, 62, of Hycliff Road, Rome Ga., passed away early Sunday morning, November 24, 2013 at Lake Crossing Nursing Home, Appling, Ga.  A private family graveside service will be held in Rome, Georgia at a later date.  He More...

Billy Joe Bannister Sr.

Mr. Billy Joe Bannister, Sr., 76, entered into rest on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  Funeral service with full military honors was held at 11 a.m. More...

Loudelle Bohler Biggerstaff

Mrs. Loudelle Bohler Biggerstaff, 87, entered into rest on Friday, November 29, 2013 at Lake Crossing Health Center in Appling, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, at Lincolnton United Methodist Church with Revs. 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 Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...

County agrees to lease nine corps properties set to close

Although no vote was taken, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners agreed to lease all of the properties in the county, slated for closing by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.  The decision was made at a work session held Monday, Dec More...

Community blood drive to be held at LBC Dec. 7

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, December 7, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 27 units.  More...

Delectable delights at culinary cafe

Whenever the culinary arts students finish a unit of study, they celebrate by hosting a meal for the public at the LCHS Culinary Café. More...

Learning to relate

Christina Williams, children’s coordinator for Safe Homes of Augusta, and Shoneika Jefferson, children’s assistant, spoke to ninth-graders at LCHS about dating, relationships, and the physical, emotional, social, and economic forms of dat More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Zzzzzz.........NOT

Dear Hearts, I am suffering from a severe case of sleep deprivation. And it’s certainly not because I have been burning the midnight oil. 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: How many counties in Georgia grow Christmas trees?  More...

People

Jenkins speaks to social studies class

Former student Brandon Jenkins, who attends Clayton State University in Atlanta, Ga., spoke to Pam Norman’s seventh grade social studies class about topics he has previously studied in his classes regarding the Facts vs.  More...

Leathersville News

• Anne Wright came on Thursday of last week. She brought lunch, we enjoyed our lunch and time together.  • Chuck Mahaffey visited on Saturday. More...

Volunteers distribute over 200 turkeys

Thanks to the Lincoln County Community for your generous donations to make it possible to buy and distribute approximately two hundred-twenty five turkeys to Lincoln County families this year. Pictured are (L-r) Donny Young, Mr. More...

Worship

Christmas at Cedar Rock to be held at Macedonia UMC

Macedonia United Methodist Church presents the 13th Annual “Christmas at Cedar Rock” from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. More...