February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Waters will present program on Confederate Treasury March 6

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Qualifying for five local seats to be held March 3-7

The time is almost here for candidates to qualify for the Primary Election, set for May 20.  Qualifying will begin on Monday, March 3, and end Friday, March 7.  The Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office, located at More...

Corps says dams safe and sound in wake of recent earthquakes

The United States Army Corps of Engineers reports that its dams are safe and sound in the wake of two earthquakes occurring Friday, February 14, and Sunday, February 16.  According to the United States Geological Survey ( USGS) in Golden, Colora More...

News

Pre-K registration is March 21

Enrollment for Lincoln County Pre-K will be held Friday, March 21, 8 a.m. at the Lincoln County Board of Education, 423 Metasville Road. More...

Foundation offers ten free trees to March members

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees.  Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2014 and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees.  More...

DNR seeks entries for youth birding T-shirt art contest

Hey, kids! Do you like birds and love to draw or paint? Georgia’s ninth annual Youth Birding Competition is offering a T-shirt Art Contest for resident children and teens.  More...

Opinions

Culture Night

It started with good intentions

In my outings around town I often see people in their thirties socializing. They run in packs and hop from bar to bar like fleas. They cluster up at festivals watching passersby, pointing, and laughing. More...

Obituaries

Douglas Bentley Sr.

Mr. Douglas Bentley, Sr., 47, of Hwy. 220W, entered into rest on Monday, February 17, 2014 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb.19 at Loco Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Paul Reviere officiating.  More...

Harvey W. Quarles

Mr. Harvey W. Quarles, 79, of Thomson Hwy., entered into rest on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 21 at Jones Chapel. Interment followed in the church cemetery.  More...

Helen Young

Mrs. Helen Young, 85, of Hwy. 220W, entered into rest on Monday, February 17, 2014 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 20 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Washington, Ga. More...

County calls for referendum to sell alcohol by the drink

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a resolution calling for a referendum to allow the county “to permit and regulate Monday through Saturday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages for beverage purposes by the More...

Johnson delivers State of the County address; discusses progress made during the past year

Lincoln County Commission Chairman Wade Johnson delivered the annual “State of the County” address at the regular meeting of the board of commissioners held Thursday, February 20.  More...

Blood drive to help replace inventory at Shepeard CBC

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, March 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  Although 12:30 p.m. More...

First Assembly of God to host ‘Celebrate Recovery’ every Tues.

“Celebrate Recovery,” a 12-step, Christian-based program geared toward helping people address a variety of hurts, habits, and hang-ups, will be held every Tuesday evening at First Assembly of God.  A time of fellowship and refreshmen More...

People

Whitney Renee Rawlins to wed Dylan Allyn Arthur May 17

Mark and Angelina Rawlins of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Renee, to Dylan Allyn Arthur, son of Eddie and Patty Arthur of Lincolnton.  More...

Seniors crowned at NTBC

New Tabernacle Baptist Church recently celebrated their Seniors (70 years and over) and Black History program. Twenty-five seniors were recognized. Congratulations to Minnie Stokes (left) crowned as Ms. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt and Alvin Cox visited with us on Tuesday. l Anne Wright came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Kenneth and Donna Abel visited Wednesday morning. 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...