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Rev. Outler will be guest speaker at MLK observance

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance is scheduled to take place Sunday, January 18, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church.  The guest speaker for the occasion is Rev. Patrick N. More...

System to hand out GSGM reports tonight

The Georgia Student Growth Model (GSGM) will be under discussion at a system-wide meeting hosted by Lincoln County Schools tonight (Thursday) in the LCMS/ LCHS Cafeteria.  The event is set begin at 6:30 p.m.  In addition to a brief overview More...

News

Isakson secures speedy fix to Army retirement benefits issue

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, commended U.S.  More...

Hudgens offers Georgians cold weather safety tips

With bitter cold temperatures expected across the state over the next few days, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that if their homes are damaged by the extreme cold, they may get financial relief through their homeowners More...

Birthday observance to be held Jan. 18

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance will be held Sun., Jan. 18, 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Lincolnton. Guest speaker will be Rev. Patrick Outler, associate pastor of Carpentersville Baptist Church, N. Augusta, S.C. More...

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Across The Savannah

An Honest To Goodness Fly Swater My Grandmother’s Weapon of Choice

The New Oxford American Dictionary defines “fly swatter” as “an implement used for swatting insects, typically a square of plastic mesh attached to a wire handle.”  More...

Obituaries

Grady Leroy Crook Jr.

Mr. Grady “Leroy” Crook Jr., 65, of Aycock-Norman Road, entered into rest on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13 at Goshen Baptist Church. More...

Robert Thomas Guillebeau

Mr. Robert Thomas (Tommy) Guillebeau, of Owens Road, entered into rest January 10, 2015 at his residence. He was 82 years old and had resided in Evans since 2005, having moved here from Thomaston, Georgia. . Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Meredith Stewart Bauknight Parrish

Meredith Stewart Bauknight Parrish of Spartanburg, S.C., passed away at the age of 67 on Monday January 5, 2015.  A memorial service was conducted at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 9, at Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel, Spartanburg, S.C. 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 purchases mobile tag reader and body cameras

The Lincolnton City Council voted to purchase a mobile license plate reader (LPR) for the police department at the group’s regular meeting held Tuesday, January 6.  Essentially a laptop with three cameras, the LPR uses infrared technology More...

BOC welcomes new commissioners; director gives annual library report

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners welcomed two new members at its regular meeting held Thursday, January 8.  At the outset of the meeting, Wade Johnson, commission chairman, recognized Virginia Williams, who begins her first term as the More...

Historical oaks removed

Workers with HFC Services took down three water oaks surrounding Lincolnton United Methodist Church last week. Each tree had watched over the comings and goings at the church for approximately 100 years.   More...

Baby it’s cold outside...

This photograph was taken Thursday, January 8, when the heart of an Arctic blast blew through the South causing temperatures to plummet and pipes to freeze. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Aging is the pits!

Aging sucks. I apologize for using that crass term despite the fact I have no idea what it means. It just seems to fit here.  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...

People

December Bucket Fillers

Bucket fillers are based from the book Have you Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud.  More...

Rayder Davis celebrates his seventh birthday with trip

Rayder Davis celebrated his seventh birthday with a VIP trip to the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Rayder has been fascinated with everything about the Titanic since watching the Nova special on PBS early last year.  More...

Leathersville News

l Patrick Bryant visited Monday morning. l Hilda Cliatt visited Tuesday afternoon. l Pam Watson visited her parents, Kenneth and Donna Abel, Sunday. The Abels visited with their son, Tim and his wife, Pam, over the holidays. More...