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Community invited to attend health fair and fall festival

The community is invited to attend a health fair and fall festival, sponsored by the Family Care Group of Lincolnton on Saturday, November 15.  The event is set to take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Williams wins seat on county commission; local voters mirror state

Approximately 47 percent of Lincoln County voters cast ballots in the Georgia General Election on Tuesday, November 4.  In the only local race decided by the election, Virginia Williams (D) received 59.93 percent of the vote to defeat Paula Hend 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. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  Q: When should I plant paperwhite narcissus bulbs? More...

The LCES PTO fall festival was deemed best yet

The Lincoln County Elementary School PTO Fall Festival was held on Saturday, October 25 at the Lincoln County Recreation Department. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for the day. More...

Hudgens offers a few home heating safety tips

With potential cooler weather in the forecast, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes safe this winter.  More...

Opinions

Not Your Grandad’s Farm

Special feature for the county’s farmers

One of the summer jobs I had in Lincoln County involved working for the old Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation department. The ASC as it was known. More...

Sports

Devils upset Statford with eight points after buzzer sounds

“It ain’t over till it’s over.” – Yogi Berra  That was never more true than last Friday night in Lincolnton. More...

Bumgarner is World Series hero and MVP

BASEBALL’S BEST

Now that the San Francisco Giants have won the 2014 World Series and won three times out of the last - ties, my thoughts immediately travel to the great New York Yankee teams and their domination over the years. 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...

Council awards bids for LMIG; discusses false alarms at LCHS

The Lincolnton City Council voted to accept the low bid of $98,821 from Southern Asphalt of Evans to resurface Morningside Drive and Groves Street under the DOT’s LMIG (Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant) program for FY 2014 and 2015.  More...

Guthries chosen by chamber as grand marshals of parade

Ernie and Renee Guthrie have been selected as the grand marshals of the 2014 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set for Saturday, December 6, beginning at 5 p.m.  Sponsored by the Lincolnton- Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, the parade is part of t More...

Donations needed to provide gifts to needy children

Richard Brown and friends are holding a toy drive for the needy children of the community, ages 2-14.  More...

Development authority to host Leadership Lincoln

The Lincoln County Development Authority will once again host “Leadership Lincoln” for those interested in learning more about the community and making it a better place to live and work.  The program is set to begin in January and c More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Thank you, thank you

Lest I am so consumed eating leftover Halloween candy (I had two treat or treaters and treats for 50) or if I am too busy like everyone else I know making their Christmas lists, I am going to compile another Thankful List like I did last year and the More...

Better ways to spend tax money

TO THE EDITOR  Lincoln County per capita property taxes are 25% to 50% higher than any county in the area. Since this study was done, our population has decreased and taxes are up. People are moving out because they cannot afford to live here. More...

People

Cheer Devils head to state competition

State bound! LCHS Cheer Devils placed fourth in sectional on Saturday, November 8 and will be traveling to Columbus on Friday, November 14. Squads had to place in the top eight to be eligible to compete in state competition.  More...

Wengrow is guest speaker at garden club meeting Oct. 22

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton’s October meeting, held October 22, began with a short business meeting. More...

Eighth-grade students visit battlefield

Accompanied by six teachers, 84 eighth grade students recently toured the 1779 Kettle Creek Battlefield site in Wilkes County. More...