November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Legion Post 194 to hold Veterans Day observance

American Legion Post 194 will host Veterans Day activities to pay tribute to all United States service­men, past and present.  A special ceremony is set to begin at 11 a.m. More...

Donehoo and HIT String Band to perform at historical park

Musician David Donehoo and the HIT (Hillbillies in Training) String Band will be the special guests for the eighth installment in the 2015 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County His­torical Society.  More...

Survivors show support

Cancer survivors at the Lincoln County Courthouse took the opportunity to show off their pink hats in observance of October as “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” Pictured are (l-r) More...

News

Great view of campus

Keith, Benton, and Harper Cunningham and Joe and Brenda Willis recently visited Chelsey and Nick Browning in Bloomington, Indiana. More...

Tiny fungi can weaken roots and kill trees

Urban trees tend to have shortened lives, some living no more than 50 to 80 years. Urban forests in many metro areas have started to mature and decline, and are very susceptible to trunk-rotting and buttress root- rotting organisms.  More...

Retired Educators Day acknowledges teachers service

Governor Nathan Deal signed a proclamation proclaiming Sunday, November 1, 2015, as Retired Edu­cators Day in the state of Georgia. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Mr. and Mrs. Jim Story of Pom­fret, Maryland, and Mrs. Laverne Stanley of San Antonio, Texas, visited on Wednesday afternoon. More...

LCES canned food drive

LCES collected over 800 canned goods to give to our food pantry for the upcoming holiday season! Pictured above is Mrs. Goldman’s third grade class with the boxes of canned goods. More...

Wash hands well when visiting fairs and festivals

It is the time of year for visiting pumpkin patches, fall festivals and Christmas tree farms. More...

Obituaries

James Luther Kendrick

James Luther Kendrick entered into rest on Saturday, October 24, 2015.  Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 29, at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, Tampa, Florida. Burial was in Marietta, Ohio.  More...

Wonda Downer Poor

Mrs. Wonda Downer Poor, 60, of Lake Drive, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Uni­versity Hospital, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 30 at Dou­ble Branches Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Patricia Lynn Yoder

Mrs. Patricia Lynn Yoder, 72, of Old Crook Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 31 at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton, with Rev. 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...

Halloween on Kelly Street

Once again, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce sponsored “Trick-or-Treat on Kelly Street” on Halloween. More...

Chamber announces guidelines for Christmas parade set for December 5

With leaves falling and tempera­tures dropping, it’s time to break out the garlands, twinkly lights, ham­mers, and glue guns in preparation for the 2015 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set for Saturday, December 5,  The event is sponsored an More...

Jones pleads guilty to arson and animal cruelty during pretrials

Franklin Jones pleaded guilty to one count of arson in the first degree (felony) and aggravated cruelty to animals in the first degree (felony) during a special session of court held Thursday, October 22.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Bobby Parks talks about his time in the Air Force during the Cold War

“Being a veteran to me was do­ing my duty to my county,” said Bobby Parks. More...

Editorial Page

A Southern Gallery

Across The Savannah

Robert Clark and I create a week­ly feature that gives people a look at the Southland and its unique beauty, Photo of the Week. http:// www.photooftheweek.net/ Book­mark it and visit anytime and share it with your friends. More...

Time travel

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Here it goes again. The annual mad rush from room to room to find “Sunday clothes” so we’re not late for church. Yep, it’s that infer­nal “Fall Back” in time Sunday. More...

The Reflection Pool in New York City

Don and Pat Thomas, and granddaughters, Sharelyn and Faithlyn, all of Lincoln County, took their Lincoln Journal to the annual family reunion of the National Society of the Washington Family Descenda More...

Sports

Devils beat GMC, will face Aquinas for sub-region title Fri.

AUGUSTA – The Red Devils lost 24-3 to Aquinas here last Friday in the game that decided the Subregion 7-A/B top two spots.  More...

Region 7-D Schedules and Scores

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A Royal finish to win the crown

BASEBALL’S BEST

This past Sunday night’s final World Series game saw the Kansas City Royals claim the world cham- pionship from the stunned New York Mets in New York in what was a very exciting 12th- inning end- ing. More...

Worship

Worship Schedule

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...

Jones Chapel Church

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THE OVERVIEW

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