January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Outler will be guest speaker at MLK birthday observance

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance is scheduled to take place Sunday, January 19, at 3 p.m. More...

Devils play in Border Bowl

Red Devils Mikey McIntire (l) and Andy Ray Wengrow were two of the 36 players from the CSRA selected to play their South Carolina counterparts in Border Bowl 1 held Sunday, January 12, at the Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium in Augusta. More...

Remsen honored at reception

Kay Remsen (pictured), who retired as clerk of the City of Lincolnton on December 31, 2013, was the guest of honor at a reception held Friday, January 10, at City Hall. Remsen faithfully served the municipality as clerk for 31 years. More...

News

Deadline extended for CRP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has extended the deadline for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) new enrollments for fiscal year 2014 through February 7.  More...

Fish regulations now available

Anglers can find the new 2014 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

DNR sharing live stream of Berry bald eagle nest

Live-streamed video of Georgia’s best-known bald eagles can now also be seen on the website of Georgia’s best-known wildlife agency.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Pat Conroy’s Letter to the Editor

Book Banners Be Warrned   More...

People

Leathersville News

• Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their mother, Susan Bryant, during the week.  • Mandy and Brad Rogers, Carla Dornberg, Randy Ganus, C.J. More...

LCMS names students to honor roll for second nine weeks

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the following students have been named to the Honor Roll list for the second nine weeks. Honor Roll students must have a 90 and above in all subjects.  More...

LCHS names students to honor roll for nine weeks

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll Gold Card List for the second nine weeks.  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...

Fire destroys home

The home of Russell and Betty Gibbs on Pugh-Kahn Road was destroyed by fire on Friday, January 10. Upon their arrival on the scene at around 7:45 a.m., firefighters found the structure fully involved in flames. More...

Commission poses question to voters regarding changing due date for taxes

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to place a question on the ballot for the next election to obtain public input about changing the date property taxes are due.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the commission held Th More...

Broun invites residents to join him for coffee

Congressman Paul Broun will host “Coffee With Your Congressman,” beginning at 8 a.m. More...

Corps reports several records set at Savannah River Basin

The weather has made 2013 an interesting year for those watching lake levels in the Savannah River Basin.  During the first six months, the reservoirs went from drought to flood conditions, ending the year with high water conditions, while setti More...

Georgia ranks 38th in overall health according to study by foundation

Georgia was ranked 38th among all U.S. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Etiquette in 2014

With the death of Mrs. Mobley Ross, we add another of the genteel teachers of our past to those who have recently passed. More...

Between the Bookends

Our community lost one of our most influential and prominent women this week, Mrs. Mobley Ross. Mrs. Ross and her husband, Mr. Ben Ross, were the biggest supporters and leaders of our public library system.  More...

Obituaries

Robert S. Callaway

Mr. Robert S. Callaway, 62, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Wills Memorial Hospital.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 12 in Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. Albert Huyck officiating.  More...

Flora Marett Rogers

Flora Marett "FM" Rogers, beloved wife of Oliver "Oz" Rogers, passed peacefully January 11, 2014, surrounded by her family  A memorial service was held at 3:00 p.m. More...

Mobley Gamble Ross

Mobley Gamble Ross, longtime resident of Lincoln County, passed away January 8, 2014 at her home in Lincolnton.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11 at Lincolnton United Methodist Church. Burial was at 4 p.m. More...