July 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Patrol car totaled in accident

Phillip Morris, an officer with the Lincolnton Police Department, was traveling east on Georgia 43 in his Crown Victoria (left) and preparing turn in at the Golden Pantry when the Crown Victoria (right), driven by Tyre Wynn, 22, of Lincolnton, collid More...

Karnok entertains at library

Keith Karnok, a magician, ventriloquist, and teacher, performed for a near-capacity crowd of children and their parents during the Lincoln County Library’s Summer Reading Program. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Let me eat cake

If after the seventh time you don’t succeed, try, try again. You’ll probably fail but hey, when push has come to where it can’t shove, it’s time for desperate measures.  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...

Across The Savannah

Let us praise the tomato

LIKE THE RED POINSETTIA THE RED, RIPE TOMATO COMES TO US BY WAY OF MEXICO BY WAY OF PERU... Except that it starts out green. And it’s not a veg­etable. It’s a berry, a beloved berry. More...

Worship

New Work Baptist Church

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THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. 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...

LCHS students cross the pond to get bird’s-eye view of London

“At first, I thought there was no­body driving until I realized that the wheel was on the opposite side of the car,” stated Mikayla Woodard. More...

Sheriff’s office warns residents to remove valuables from vehicles

Vehicles, parked at residences, have been the target of numerous break-ins in the area surrounding Lincoln County, according to Maj. Jim Wallen with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Patriotic spirit

The “Independence Day Fun Fest Revolutionized” was held at Elijah Clark State Park Saturday, July 4. More...

Cheerleading camp at rec complex

A cheerleading camp, sponsored by TCB (Taking Care of Business) of Thomson, was held recently in the Walker T. Norman Gymnasium at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

People

Summer Selfie at Amelia Island

Heather Saggus and Al Saggus took this Summer Selfie on Amelia Island. More...

Leathersville News

l Chuck Mahaffey, Brenda and Franklin Bowick, Lisa and Jordan Mahaffey, Hilda Cliatt and Anne Wright have been visitors during the week. l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man visited Saturday afternoon. More...

Jim Reese completes RCSO Citizens Police Academy

Jim Reese of Lincolnton, recently participated in Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Police Academy.  More...

Obituaries

Arminda Brites Botelho

Arminda Brites “Minnie” Botel­ho, 86, of Athens, Georgia, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Quiet Oaks Nursing Home in Crawford, Georgia.  Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. More...

Grady Pierce Burke

Grady Pierce Burke, 83, widower of Betty Schumpert Burke, entered into rest Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Self Regional Medi­cal Center.  Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at New Market Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Scottie E. King

Mr. Scottie E. King, 46, entered into rest on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Halcyon Hospice House in Atlanta, Georgia.  Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. 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...