September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s office obtains ten new ballistic vests with federal funds

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division recently took delivery of 10 new ballistic vests, courtesy of a grant from the United States Department of Justice.  According to Sheriff Bruce Beggs, “Since 2012, our agency has be More...

News

Goolsby will be guest speaker at CCLC meeting

The Concerned Citizens Lincoln County will meet Thurs., Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. 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...

Voter registration ends Oct. 6

Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants to remind Georgians they must be registered to vote by October 6th in order to participate in the November 4th General Election. This leaves less than one month before the deadline.  More...

Opinions

The Crushing Weight of Love

Across The Savannah

About five years ago a lovely phenomenon took hold in Europe. Couples wrote, etched, painted, and scratched their names onto padlocks and latched them to fences and railings on bridges. They hurled the keys into the river, canal, what have you. More...

Sports

Over a half-century makes many Red Devil memories

(Note: For over 50 years, in the heat, the cold, and the rain, Jerry Power has recorded the play-byplay exploits of the Red Devils. This article contains his recollections from those years and his high school years. More...

Dale Murphy is an all time favorite Brave

Baseballs best

A few days ago a car dealership down in Evans held an open house and the celebrity draw for the day was former Atlanta Brave player Dale Murphy. And draw he did, in a most overwhelming fashion, I am told. More...

Obituaries

Laura Hammond Reed

Laura Hammond Reed, 52, loving wife of William Herbert Reed, Jr., (Billy) entered into rest Thursday, September 4, 2014 at her residence after losing her courageous battle with cancer.  A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. 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...

City increases reconnection fee; votes to sponsor holiday parade

After much discussion, the Lincolnton City Council raised the reconnection fee for water customers from $50 to $150, effective November 25.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, September 2, at City More...

Sheriff’s deputies report several recent DUI arrests

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

Lincoln County OES observes ‘National Preparedness Month’

In observance of September as “National Preparedness Month,” the Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) as well as “ Ready Georgia,” an initiative falling under the auspices of the Georgia Emergency Management Agenc More...

The Bell Ringer opens today

Today (Thursday) marks the grand opening of The Bell Ringer, comprised of several consignment “booths” located in the old LCHS building, which is home to the Lincoln County Community Partnership, Inc. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Rude awakenings

It is official now. My mama has died. Riding by the cemetery the other day I noticed a car or two parked next to my mother and daddy’s graves. Driving closer, I saw what was happening. More...

Successful fundraiser

TO THE EDITOR:  Homer Legg Chapter #535, Order of the Eastern Star, would like to thank the ones who came by Friday night, August 29, before the Lincolnton vs. Washington-Wilkes football game to support us in our BBQ sandwich fundraiser.  More...

People

Edwards visits “The Moving Wall”

Gary Edwards, a retired Navy captain and president of the Lincoln County Historical Society, visited “The Moving Wall” in Dublin recently. The wall is a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. More...

Fourth birthday celebration

Reese and Noah Dumpe of San Antonio, Texas celebrated their fourth birthday at the home of their great grandparents, William and Lee Bentley, on Monday, August 18.  More...

Leathersville News

l Rev. Deryl Odom visited with us Wednesday afternoon. l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman visited Friday morning. l Saturday afternoon visitors in our home were Alicia Bryant, Lisa and Jordan Mahaffey and Brenda and Franklin Bowick. More...

Worship

Special blessings for support

New Hope Baptist Church pastor, Tom Kalliokoski (l) along with homecoming and revival speaker Pastor Kenneth Clay of New Creation Baptist Church in Augusta would like to thank the community for their support and pray they received a special blessing More...