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Three LCHS baseball players make history

History was made this spring at LCHS – never before have three athletes signed a scholarship contract to play college baseball in one year.  Max Ashmore, Holden Carruth, and Drew Seymour recently signed scholarship contracts in the school& More...

LCHS/MS will participate in governor’s home-grown project

LCMS/LCHS is one of 10 schools selected to participate in the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s new “Georgia Grown Test Kitchen” initiative.  The announcement was made Friday, May 23, by Gary W. More...

News

DRN survey shows bald eagles nesting at record levels in state

Bald eagle populations have soared to new highs in Georgia.  According to preliminary results, Georgia Department of Natural Resources aerial surveys in January and March documented 188 occupied nesting territories, 148 successful nests, and 235 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...

Foundation offers book on identifying trees for contribution

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, What Tree Is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Quicksand and Man Eating Plants

I’ll take adventure in the wilderness over television shows any day. One great disappointment today is how little there is to watch on TV despite there being more channels than ever. Was just the opposite when I was a child of the 1950s. More...

Obituaries

Deborah Alvarez Woods

Ms. Deborah Alvarez Woods, 48, entered into rest on May 20, 2014 at Wills Memorial Hospital. She had lived here most of her life and was a waitress at the Huddle House of Lincolnton.  More...

Worship

First Assembly of God will host Kid’s Community Outreach Camps

Free day camps will be offered for 1st-6th graders at four locations during the month of June in Lincoln County. KCO (Kid’s Community Outreach) Camps will be hosted by First Assembly of God:  More...

Fountain camp meeting to be held June 8-13

Located in McDuffie, Wilkes and Warren Counties, Fountain Campground, a campground that’s been around since the 1820s, will once again have camp meeting in June. Fountain is nondenominational and encourages all faiths. 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...

LCHS athletes recognized at awards ceremony on May 15

Approximately 450 people attended the LCHS Athletic Awards Night held Thursday, May 15, in the school auditorium.  Guests were welcomed to the ceremony by Dr. Howie Gunby, principal of LCHS.  More...

Local board of ed. seats decided; run off election set for July 22

Close to 34 percent of Lincoln County voters cast their ballot in the Primary/Non-Partisan Election on Tuesday, May 20.  In the Democratic race for the office of District 1 representative on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, Virginia Wi More...

Dr. Caldwell will be guest speaker at History in Park

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Historical society to host Grandkids’ Day at park

The Lincoln County Historical Society will hold its annual “Grandkids’ Day” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

The Birds

I am in no way an ornithologist but I have always had a fascination with birds, our feathered friends who leave little business cards all over our windshields and car hoods.  Did you know that Georgia has its own state bird? More...

We should all take a stand

TO THE EDITOR:  We just want to say that we appreciate everything that Mrs. Marcene Powell had to say at the Board of Education meeting held on March 13, 2014. More...

People

Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Mrs. Lillie Turner and her family as our Yard of the Month for April.  More...

Goldman graduates magna cum laude from Armstrong ASU

Chandler Hobson Goldman graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah on May 10, 2014.  He receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in psychology, he graduated magna cum laude and was, also, an honors progr More...

Garden club members announce winners of annual poster contests

The Pine Needle Garden Club Members attended the Awards Day activities at LCES to give Smoky Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest Awards. More...