April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Band concert will take place tonight at LCHS

The Lincoln County bands are set to present their spring concert tonight (Thursday) in the LCHS Auditorium, beginning at 7 p.m.  The program for the event fea­tures the following bands and the selections each will play:  More...

Students can use waiver to apply for high school diploma under new law

A new law, passed recently by the General Assembly, will give those students, who met all of the requirements to graduate from high school but did not pass the Geor­gia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT), a second chance. More...

News

Across The Savannah Portraits of Georgialina Exploring our enchanting region

With good reason, I now refer to the two-state region I’ve trav­eled and written about so much as “Georgialina.” It’s a region that runs from the northeast corner of Georgia and the wild Chattooga down to Athens and over to Li More...

New flag presented

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Grow your best tomato yet By Melinda Myers

Nothing beats the flavor of fresh- from-the-garden tomatoes. Make this your biggest and tastiest toma­to harvest yet with proper planting and care.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Mrs. Hilda Cliatt visited with us on Tuesday afternoon. l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man spent Thursday and Thursday night with us. l Chuck Mahaffey visited Satur­day morning. l Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey were lunch guest on Sunday with us. More...

Ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting ceremony for B Lively Boutique, located at 113 N. Peachtree St., was held Saturday, April 4. More...

Mobile mammography unit can save your time and life

It is estimated that 1,236 women in Georgia will die of breast cancer this year. Closer to home, Augusta is identified by the American Can­cer Society as having a significantly higher mortality rate than the state average. More...

Worship

Come Worship With Us

ANTHONY CHAPEL CHURCH: Pas­tor: David Bohling; Metasville Road; 706-869-8106 home, 706-399-2559 cell or 359-4437 church; Services: Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m.; Fellowship Meal and Bible Study: Wednesday 7:00; Community Fello More...

A Different Perspective

Jones Chapel Church More...

Leadership Lincoln participants

Participants in the Leadership Lincoln Class of 2015 recently visited LCMS and LCHS to familiarize themselves with the educational system and how it affects economic development. Shown at the entrance to LCHS are (l-r) Dr. More...

Hohlwein gives council overview of federal Historic Tax Credit program

Hohlwein, chairman of the Lincolnton Historic Preserva­tion Commission, gave a presen­tation on the federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) at the regular meet­ing of the Lincolnton City Council held Tuesday, April 7. More...

GBI rules shooting death of Jerald Bell a suicide

The death of Jerald Bell, 73, of Lincoln County has been ruled a suicide, according to a statement issued by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). More...

New patrol cars

  Lincolnton Police Department recently took delivery of two ve­hicles – a 2005 Ford Explorer (l), which is being driven by Chief Gene Poss, and a 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit patrol car. The vehicles cost a total of approximately $40,000. More...

Editorial Page

Baseballs best

Adversity produced successful players

Many times we read and hear of people who overcome terrific ob­stacles and setbacks and then go on to achieve amazing feats. More...

A few spring break selfies

Al, Anna, and Campbell Dawkins at Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, Georgia. 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...

Obituaries

Richard Bell

Mr. Jerald Richard "Jerry" Bell, 73, of Maxim Road, entered into rest on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 10, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Charles Wyatt Fuller Sr.

CHARLES W. FULLER SR. of Newberg, Oregon; sister-in-law, Mary Kirkland and husband, Jerry of Martinez, Georgia; and numer­ous nieces and nephews.  More...

Harold Martin

Harold 'Bill' Martin, 75, of Lake Wales, Florida, passed away Monday, April 6, 2015, at his resi­dence. Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10, at Marion Nelson Funeral Home with Rev. James Martin officiating. 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...