August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Repairing storm drain

City workers are shown replacing a damaged 24-inch storm drainage pipe at a residence on Ward Avenue. More...

News

Parents need to keep track of social media trends in order to keep their kids safe

By Samantha Anderson  With more and more students connecting on social media via their phones and tablets, it can be more difficult than ever for parents to make sure their children are safe and making good decisions online.  More...

Primitive weapons hunt scheduled for Bussey Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia, from one hour before sun­rise until one hour after sundown. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited on Tues­day. l Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Elaine carried us to our doctors appointments in Augusta on Thurs­day. She bought our breakfast and lunch. More...

A step up

The Lincoln County Library recently purchased a special stool, which makes it easier for children to climb up to the front desk to return books, talk to the librarian, and perhaps get a piece of cand More...

Deadline to apply for dove quota hunts is August 15

Fall hunting opportunities kick off in a popular way with the begin­ning of dove hunting season, with opening day scheduled for noon on Saturday, September 5.  More...

Worship

St. Luke Baptist Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s closest neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. More...

Worship Calendar

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...

City looks at proposed ordinance governing use of motorized carts

Members of the Lincolnton City Council were presented with a pro­posed ordinance dealing with mo­torized carts at the group’s regular meeting held Tuesday, August 4.  “We have had a lot of com­plaints,” said Gene Police, chief More...

Former Red Devil Brandon Barden signs contract with Dallas Cowboys

“I have wanted to play in the NFL as long as I can remember. More...

Two-car accident claims the life of Hawaiian woman

Estela Moreno, 64, of Mililani, Hawaii, was killed in a motor ve­hicle accident that took place Sat­urday, August 1, at 3:38 p.m. on the Augusta Highway, near the entrance to the Cherokee Recreation Area.  More...

Editorial Page

Baseballs best

Happy anniversary to ‘America’s Team’

This past weekend in Atlanta, the Braves were celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ’95 World Championship team with player reunions, the alumni softball game, and even World Series replica ring give-a-ways.  More...

Across The Savannah

Don’t Just Save Our Old High School, Make It Lincoln County’s Centerpiece

I don’t know all the details at­tending the condition of the old high school but I hear the county commissioners will decide its fate this week. I travel to small towns a lot and many claim they are his­toric. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I wasn’t always a “stay at home” woman. I worked for twenty-one years (not in succession) so I’ve not always been as “lucky” as some of you say I am. More...

Obituaries

Nelle Holloway Parton

Nelle Holloway Parton, age 100, of Rutherfordton, N.C., passed away on August 7, 2015.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. More...

Barbara Helen Muszar Smith

Mrs. Barbara Helen Muszar Smith passed away on July 23, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.  A celebration of life will be held at the Central Church of Christ, 3650 Old Petersburg Rd., Augusta, Geor­gia on Saturday, August 15 from 2 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...