June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Poss urges motorists to slow down; reports on city arrests and incidents

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Gene Poss, interim chief.  In his remarks, he asked motorists to slow down and drive with extra caution now that school is out for the summer.  More...

Young writers advance to state

Four system-wide winners of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition took first place in their respective grade level at the CSRA RESA competition. More...

Grandkids’ Day to be held at historical park

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

Lifting prints at the library

Steve Foster (pictured) of the GBI was the guest at the “Summer Reading Program” held Thursday, May 29, at the Lincoln County Library. More...

News

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...

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.  UPCOMING EVENTS  More...

Opinions

An unbreakable record?

Baseballs best

Baseball, like other sports, has its share of heroes and icons who rose from obscurity to notoriety and fame because of a once-in-alifetime performance that exhibited true greatness. More...

Ruins, rocks, and a river revisiting Anthony Shoals

Across The Savannah

“Anthony Shoals is one of my favorite places on the planet, something new and beautiful every time.” From Scott Markwith’s Field Diary: Summer 2008  More...

Sports

Golf team has great showing in Class A tournament

The LCHS Golf Team made a great showing at the State Class A Public School Tournament: the team placed third; Harrison Mohr, second; and Laney Aycock, 20th. More...

Haynes awarded scholarship to play ball at Brewton-Parker

Lady Devil Dominique Haynes recently signed a scholarship contract to play basketball for Brewton- Parker College in Mt. 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...

First Assembly hits the road offering neighborhood camps

First Assembly of God is hitting the street with basketballs and soccer balls this summer as the church launches a new ministry called “KCO (Kids Community Outreach) on the GO.”  More...

Local leaders meet to discuss community housing program

Representatives of the Lincolnton City Council as well as other local leaders met with Willie Burns, executive director of the Georgia Conference of Black Mayors (GCBM), to discuss the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH).  The meetin More...

Congratulations, LCHS Class of 2014

Graduation exercises for the LCHS Class of 2014 were held Friday, May 23, at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Women and the American Revolution will be the topic at History in the Park

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Teen drivers at risk in summer

Memorial Day marked the start of the 100 deadliest days on the road for teenagers.  Teens across the country are eager to begin their summer holiday. More...

Hawn resigns from post as park manager

Chris Hawn recently resigned from his job as manager of Elijah Clark State Park.  According to Lamar Burns, interim park manager, Hawn chose to resign after being placed on leave by his supervisor, Tommy Turk, regional park manager.  Hawn h More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Hospitals can make you sick

I’ve been in and out of enough hospitals the last two months to know they are not my favorite places in which to spend a quiet afternoon. More...

TO THE EDITOR

TO THE EDITOR  A patriotic holiday not honored  More...

People

Holiday weekend makes for great fishing!

Keith N. Beggs, Carrington Beggs, Shelby Youngblood and Nick Collins joined Mike Arrington, Mike Jr., Billy Bass and Lil Catfish Man, Josh Houck, for some Big catfish and slab crappie fishing! Over 300 pounds were caught Saturday May 24th.   More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited with William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon. l Anne Wright came to visit Saturday. She brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and visit. She then carried us to see my sister, Brenda and her husband, Franklin Bowick, in Troy. More...

Scott graduates from Ga. Tech. honor’s program

Amanda Scott graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology May 3, 2014 from the honor’s program with a double major in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a degree in Public Policy.  Amanda will be attending th More...

Obituaries

Elaine Cliatt

Mrs. Elaine Cliatt, 65, of Augusta Highway, Dearing, Ga. entered into rest May 21, 2014.  Elaine was born in McCormick, S.C. and grew up in Lincolnton, She was retired and worked as a spinner with Milliken Corp. Kingsley Mill.  More...

Agnes Copeland Marshall Howie

Mrs. Agnes Copeland Marshall Howie, 93, entered into rest on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Oscar and Faye Jones of Hwy. 220 West, Lincolnton.  More...

Dan Morrison

Dan Morrison, age 63, of Gainesville, Ga., went to his final resting place on Sunday, June 1, 2014.  He was an outdoorsman who loved horses, hunting, fishing and was an avid gun enthusiast.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John and More...