April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services will be held Monday, April 14, through Friday, April 18, at various churches throughout Lincoln County.  The services are set to begin at 12 noon each day, with lunch served by the host church at 12:30 p.m.  The host chur More...

New patrol cars for city

The City of Lincolnton recently purchased two used patrol cars from L and B Motors in Augusta for a total of $13,100. One of the cars is a 2005 Crown Victoria; the other, a 2007 model. More...

Scholars recognized

Macy Hill and Jonathan Partlow, both students at LCHS, were recognized at a Georgia Regents University convocation honoring the top two African-American scholars from high schools in the CSRA. More...

News

Registration underway for a beginning boaters class

Mark your calendars! The “ABC3” – A Beginning Boaters Class taught by Thurmond Lake Sail & Power Squadron (TLS&PS) is scheduled to begin on May 6, 2014.  More...

care when moving houseplants outside for the spring and summer

Every year, well- intentioned plant owners decide to move their houseplants outside for the spring and summer. As a result, every year, thousands of houseplants die from too much sunlight.  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...

Opinions

A Tale of Two Trees (My 300th column)

Across The Savannah

Each spring when March gives way to April and April to May, I keep an eye on the sky and the weather channel. As beautiful as spring can bi it’s a dangerous time. Come spring, memories of Athens, Georgia, and tornadoes are fresh on my mind. More...

Sports

Spring golf tourney slated for Hickory Knob Course May 3

The second annual Spring John de la Howe School Open Golf Tournament to benefit the school’s children will be held Saturday, May 3 at Hickory Knob Golf Course.  More...

Obituaries

Harris E. Barden

Mr. Harris E. Barden, 81, of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Georgia War Veterans Home, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Marvin Cooley Jr.

Mr. Marvin Cooley, Jr., 66, of Old Lincolnton Road, Appling, Ga., entered into rest on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.  There will be a memorial service held at a later date.  Mr. More...

Sara McWhorter Colvin

Mrs. Sara McWhorter Colvin, 90, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at her residence.  A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 7 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Paul C. Reviere officiating.  More...

City to host fireworks display; zoning ordinance under review

The City of Lincolnton will once again sponsor an Independence Day fireworks extravaganza, according to Mayor Henry Brown.  The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, April 1.  The show, which wi More...

Bolton recommends early or absentee voting to avoid lengthy lines on May 20

Lincoln County residents are en­couraged to avoid the lines for the Primary/Non-Partisan Election, set for May 20, and vote absentee or participate in early voting.  More...

First Assembly to present Passion play on Palm Sun.

First Assembly of God will present a Passion play on Sunday, April 13 (Palm Sunday), at 3 and 7 p.m.  The doors are set to open at 2:15 p.m. for the matinee and 6:15 p.m. More...

Dr. Fineman gives advice to those suffering from high pollen counts

“If you have allergies, it doesn’t matter if the pollen count is slightly over 100 – you’re still at risk of developing problems,” said Dr. Stan Fineman, an allergist with the At­lanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic.  More...

Increase in fire-related accidents and deaths prompts study by GFC

The Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) is urging residents to take extra safety measures when burning outdoors as the agency examines a series of deaths and injuries associ­ated with fire.  More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Masters 2014

It’s that time again, when a little white ball reigns supreme in that big town south of us. Yes, it’s come around again and with it come aza­leas and plaid pants not likely to be seen any other time of the year, in the south anyway.  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

Brittany D. Perkins to wed Joshua A. Jameson June 7

Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Perkins, Jr. of Lincolnton, happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Danielle, to Joshua Alan Jameson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Alan Jameson, of Guyton, Ga.  More...

Leathersville News

• Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man were lunch guests on Thursday. More...

Kimber Kirkland entertained at miscellaneous bridal shower

Kimber Kirkland of Lincolnton was entertained at a miscellaneous bridal shower Sunday afternoon, April 6, in the fellowship hall of Loco Baptist Church in Lincoln­County. More...

Worship

Great ways to celebrate Easter and spring with kids

The onset of spring brings with it more than mild weather, it’s the sea­son for Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and renewal. Remember all those favorite Easter traditions you had as a kid? 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...