June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Groundbreaking ceremony to be held at Camp Lakeside

Family YMCA of Greater Augusta and the Children’s Hos­pital of Georgia will break ground on renovations to the Family Y’s Camp Lakeside Monday, June 22, at 11 a.m.  The camp is located at 1238 Dog­wood Drive, off of Trulock Road in L More...

Free digital books available to students during summer

All Georgia students are chal­lenged to read every day this summer for a minimum of 15-30 minutes.  According to Brian Campbell, superintendent of Lincoln County Schools, “Over the summer break, students often experience the ‘brain d More...

Hoppin’ good time

The Lincoln County Historical Society hosted “Kids’ Day at the Historical Park” on Saturday, June 6. More...

News

Dennis Gay recognized by Pine Needle Garden Club

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has recognized Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Gay as Special Friends of the Garden Club. Mr. and Mrs. Gay have gone above and beyond to always help our garden club with any projects or programs we needed.  More...

Benefit barbecue chicken plate sale slated for June 20

Thomas-Lane American Le­gion Post 597 will host a barbecue chicken plate sale on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The sale is being held to assist Gregory “Greg” Harris with travel and treatments for cancer.  More...

People

Cruising the Southern Caribbean

We enjoyed a wonderful eight day Carnival Cruise to the Southern Caribbean with family and friends which included Dixie Turnbull of Lincolnton, Mary (Peggy) West of Washington, Julie Goldman of Linco More...

City of Lincolnton 2014 Consumer Confidence Report

A copy of the Consumer Confidence Report is available for viewing at the following locations: Lincolnton City Hall, Lincoln County Library, Lincoln County Health Department, Lincoln County Courthouse, Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, and The Linco More...

Penland home selected as Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Penland on Elm Street as our Yard of the Month. The Penland home has recently been remodeled and reinvented from an older home on that lot.  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 seeks donations to help defray cost of fireworks display

Henry Brown, mayor of the City of Lincolnton, stated that the city’s annual fireworks display will take place Saturday, June 27, around 9:30 p.m. The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, June 2. More...

Campbell’s career capped off with induction into GACA Hall of Fame

Larry Campbell, former head football coach and athletic direc­tor at LCHS, was inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches As­sociation (GACA) Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 30, in Dalton.  The awards ceremony and ban­quet were held at the Northwe More...

Band Kelley to perform at library

The Band Kelley will appear during the Lincoln County Library’s Summer Reading Program set for today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. More...

Chief Poss issues departmental report on arrests and incidents

An activity report for the Lincoln­ton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Gene Poss.  In his remarks, he asked motorists to slow down and drive with extra caution now that school is out for the summer.  More...

Magical educator

Chad Crews (l), a magical educator from Grovetown, entertained chil­dren of all ages during an installment in the Lincoln County Library’s Summer Reading Program held Saturday, June 6. More...

Editorial Page

Honeybees have significant impact on Georgia’s crops

University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences More...

Cartoon

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Celebrating baseball’s senior statesmen

Baseballs best

It is a fascinating study for me to read about some of the oldest living major league players who seem to defy the wheels of time. One such player is the great Boston Red Sox hall of famer Robert Per­shing “Bobby” Doerr. More...

Obituaries

Bobby Eugene Rachels Sr.

Mr. Bobby Eugene Rachels, Sr., 72, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, at Loco Baptist Church with Raleigh Long Jr. and Rev. More...

Brett Terrell Ray

Mr. Brett Terrell Ray, 57, of W. Sheraton Dr., died Thursday, May 28, 2015.  More...

Worship

Mulberry C.M.E Church

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Thought

The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal kingdoms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed every­where. More...

Worship Directory

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...