August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspects crash stolen van after burglarizing Fast Trip

Raekwon Jamarkus Cade, 17, of Lincolnton and two juvenile males were arrested on burglary charges after officers responded to a call at Fast Trip #3 on S. Washington Street at 5:05 a.m. Saturday, July 26.  More...

Willingham speaks tonight

Robert M. More...

News

Watson-Brown Foundation seeks Junior Board members

The Watson-Brown Foundation is looking for high school students interested in preserving history and helping the communities of the CSRA for their Junior Board. The Junior Board is all about historic preservation and philanthropy. 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. Find us on Facebook follow us on Twitter.  More...

Visit a Georgia PFA for a fun, fishing experience

Looking for a fishing day trip to round out your summer adventures? Then plan a visit to one of Georgia’s public fishing areas (PFA). More...

Opinions

The Boundless Energy of Grandkids

My Little Energizer Bunnies

Someone once said that youth is wasted on the young. I don’t think that’s true but I often wonder if mankind could accomplish more if the aging process were reversed. What if we are born old and get younger as we age. More...

People

Locks of Love

Elizabeth Ann Reed, nine years old, decided to have her beautiful hair cut off and to donate it to Locks of Love in honor of Mrs. Laura Reed who was diagnosed with cancer and had lost her hair due to treatments. More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came to visit Tuesday and carried us to visit my sister, Jane Young, in McCormick. We also visited with Nancy and Ben Hanasock and Brenda and Franklin Bowick. l Alicia Bryant, Bernice and Ed Cox visited with us Saturday afternoon. More...

Summer reading program winners

One hundred and forty-nine participants completed the summer reading program at the Lincoln County Public Library this summer. The adults and teens’ names were entered into drawings for a tablet. 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...

DUIs, probation violations top the list of county arrests

Several arrests were made recently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff Office.  The arrests listed here were taken from the information provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests were omitted.  An arrest does not im More...

Community invited to Prayer Walk of Schools Aug. 11

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association is hosting its annual “Prayer Walk of Schools” at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS on Monday, August 11, beginning at 7 p.m.  More...

Potential jurors asked to report for duty Aug. 14

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Thursday, August 14, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Judge Harold A. More...

Paugh foundation presents two TASER units to sheriff’s office

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office recently received two TASER units and related accessories from the Deputy J.D. Paugh Memorial Foundation.  The equipment cost close to $3,000.  More...

Cuts for Christ

Jamaul Hawes gets a back-to-school haircut from a barber preferring to remain anonymous during “Cuts for Christ,” sponsored by the Augusta-Sparta District Laity of the C.M.E. Church. More...

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I’m so Lincoln County

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Right now a thread is winding through Facebook that says, “I’m so Lincoln County I remember:” and writers come up with things they remember that prove they are Lincoln Countians through and through. More...

Wyatt was four-time All-Star, fierce competitor

Baseballs best

If you get in your car and drive towards the northwest corner of our state you will come to the town of LaFayette in Walker County. Proceed just a bit more and you will almost miss a small community called Kensington. More...

Sports

Rams Elite compete in area tournaments

Rams Elite, an AAU Basketball Team composed of players from Lincolnton and Washington, played in multiple tournaments throughout the year having several top three finishes, along with a championship in the Green County Summer Tournament to end their More...

Obituaries

Joe Charles King

Joe Charles King of Pelzer, S.C., 90, widower of Pat Skeen King, entered into rest July 30, 2014.  Visitation was held from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 3, at Bessie Road Baptist Church in Piedmont, S.C. More...

Dale C. McAllister

Dale C. McAllister, 74, entered into rest July 27, 2014 surrounded by his family.  A celebration of life was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, at Sweetwater Calvary Chapel, 536 Main Street, Sweetwater, Tenn.  More...

Deborah Avery Norman

Funeral services were held for Mrs. Deborah Avery Norman, 51, of Lincolnton at White Rock Baptist Church in Rayle, Ga. on Thursday, July 31 at 1:00 p.m. More...