October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

EGSC to offer associate’s degrees through online classes for adults

Progress continues to be made regarding efforts to offer students at LCHS the revised “Move on When Ready (MOWR)” dual enrollment program locally as well as to provide high school graduates the opportu­nity to earn their associate’s More...

Various activities are scheduled for Kids’ Day at park

Elijah Clark State Park will host “Kids’ Day” for children ages 6-12 on Saturday, October 17, beginning at 10 a.m. The schedule of events is listed below: 10-11 a.m. – Archery ($3). 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. More...

New mobile app available to help law enforcement and those at risk

A new mobile app called the GANE App (Georgia Abuse, Ne­glect, and Exploitation) is now available at no cost to at-risk adults, their families, and law enforcement agencies.  More...

News

Ga. Dept. of Driver Services warns public of email scam

The Georgia Department of Driv­er Services (DDS) and the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) are warning the public of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driv­ing license details or face license suspension. More...

DHS partners with Univ. of Ga. to improve nutrition for older adults

Older and disabled adults now have greater access to nutrition assistance in Georgia, thanks to a new process that accounts for their medical expenses.  More...

People

Kid’s Fishing Rodeo

Kid’s Fishing Rodeo, sponsored by the Fish for Life Foundation, was held Saturday September 19 at Wildwood Park. Approximately 625 kids registered for the event. More...

New Beginnings

Sawyer Kinslee Clarke Thornton  Brittany and Derrick Thornton of Washington announce the birth of their daughter, Sawyer Kinslee Clarke, on Monday, August 17, at University Hospital in Augus­ta. Sawyer, as she will be called, weighed 9 lbs. More...

Five reason to filter drinking water

For years, bottled water has been a go-to for clean drinking. Many believe it tastes better than tap water and assume it’s safer to drink. More...

Obituaries

Glenn Roger Clements

Glenn Roger Clements, 66, en­tered into rest on Sunday, October 11, 2015.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Lutheran Church by The Lake located at 100 Twelve Oaks Drive and Highway 378, Mc­Cormick, S More...

Worship

First Baptist Church

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THAT CERTAIN SMILE

The joy of Living comes to all those who have received Christ as their Savior. That certain smile worn by those who live their religion reflects the happiness and confidence felt by Christians who have totally committed themselves to their God.  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...

City votes to keep millage rate the same; signs SPLOST agreement with county

The Lincolnton City Coun­cil adopted a tentative budget of $1,001,994.43 for 2016 at the group’s regular meeting held Tues­day, October 6.  As part of the same motion, the council voted to set the millage rate at 6.10 mills, the same as la More...

Sheriff’s office reports on recent arrests in county

Several arrests were made re­cently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here are taken from information provided by local law enforcement officials. More...

NFL presents golden footballs

On behalf of LCHS, Jarius Wynn (second from left) and Barney Bussey (second from right) accepted golden footballs as part of the NFL’s Super Bowl 50 outreach initiative. More...

Coe is a hit at Post 194

David Allan Coe, musician, singer-songwriter, and actor, performed before a capacity crowd at American Legion Post 194 on Sunday, October 11. More...

East Georgia State College has served area since 1973

A part of the University System of Georgia, East Georgia State College (EGSC) is a four-year institution granting associates and bachelor’s degrees.  The college opened in 1973 as Emanuel County Junior College, was renamed East Georgia Col More...

Editorial Page

The Storm With No End

Across The Savannah

For me, the Columbia Deluge resurrected forty-two years of day-after” memories of Earth’s penchant for fury. May 31, 1973. I awoke to a blue sky and the scent of fresh pines. More...

Amen and amen

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

We Southern women have our ways of disciplining our children, particularly at church. Yes, Vir­ginia, there are still children who misbehave during the service and whose parents are oblivious to the actions of their little angels.  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.  Q: I saw a photo of a lovely flow­er called a “toad lily” in a catalog. More...

Sports

Player of the Week

  Tydarius Elam #27 was selected as Player of the Week in the game against Warren County. Pam Turner, Lincoln County Farm Bureau agent is shown presenting the award to Tydarius with Coach Banks and team members looking on. More...

Devils will face 3-4 Hancocks as playoff possibilities loom

Lincoln County’s undefeated Red Devils will travel to Sparta this Friday night to play the Hancock Central Bulldogs in a Region 7-A Sub-region B matchup. More...

Region 7-A Schedule

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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...