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Indictments are handed down in several cases by grand jury

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, January 26, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway Jr. presiding.  More...

STAR Student and Teacher

Lincoln LeRoy has been named STAR Student for the LCHS Class of 2015. Randy Smith, an AP psychology, musical theatre, and journalism teacher at LCHS, was selected by LeRoy as his STAR Teacher. More...

Deal proclaims Fire Awareness Week

Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed February 2-8 as “Prescribed Fire Awareness Week” to help raise awareness about the importance of fire to healthy forests.  More...

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Multi-agency two-year study on coyotes will begin in 2015

Coyote. The word can bring a multitude of reactions – curiosity, respect, fear, suspicion - depending on your level of interaction with this animal.  More...

Ga. company recalls pecan products due to possible health risk

Georgia company recalls certain pecan products due to possible health risk

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain pecan products for potential health risk. More...

MACK news

The 15th Annual Juried Art Exhibition will be on display throughout the full month of February. The Artist Reception is scheduled for Friday, February 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This event is open to the general public. More...

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Across The Savannah

A Tourist Trap Like No Other

Super Bowl road trip and birthday celebration rolled into one, we were on I-95 headed to Apex, North Carolina to see my daughter, Beth, and her family. My Atlanta daughter, Becky, and her two children were riding with me. 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...

Replacing trees

Clay Antonakos (l), Dan Whitehead (c), and Leroy Bolton planted cedar, maple, oak, and magnolia trees at First United Methodist Church to take the place of three 100-year-old water oaks that had to be taken down recently. More...

Doster will be guest speaker for commemoration ceremony at park

Elijah Clark State Park will host a special program honoring Gen. Clark at 11 a.m. More...

Georgia Chamber issues update on state-mandated flexibility plan

The Georgia Chamber Center for Competitiveness recently issued an update on the state-mandated flexibility plan for schools.  More...

Students skype with author

The eighth-grade Georgia History classes at LCMS recently skyped with entrepreneur Adam Herndon, the author of a book about his great-great uncle, Alonzo Herndon, a slave who became the first African- American millionaire in Georgia.   More...

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Shake off those winter blues with garden planning and yard projects

Bleak winter landscapes and cold, uninviting temperatures can try a gardener’s patience.  It doesn’t have to be that way.  Think of this horticultural lull as an opportunity to plan and prepare your dream garden. 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.  Q: Are purple top turnips going out of style? More...

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Souper Bowl party

Ebenezer Baptist Church Souper Bowl Party, held on Sunday, January 25, was a huge success! More...

Welcome Mason speaks to literature class

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Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt and Freddie Bentley visited with us Tuesday afternoon. l Anne Wright and Elaine Timmerman brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. l Marion and Hilda Cliatt visited Friday. More...