December 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

The magic of snow!

Snow! It’s the most wonderful thing ever to the heart of a child born and reared in the South! More...

Christmas concert will feature performances by three bands

The Lincoln County Bands will host their Christmas concert tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. More...

Secret Santa program looking for toys, volunteers and money

“Although things have picked up, we’re still behind the eight ball for donations at this point in the year,” said Richard Brown, coordinator of the Secret Santa program.  The initiative collects toys and monetary donations to m More...

News

Leathersville News

l Mrs. Hilda Cliatt visited Tues­day morning. l Anne Wright came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit with pictures of her visit with Haley’s family in San Antonio. More...

Reese graduates from Region 7 Multi-Day Training Program

The Board of the Georgia Acad­emy for Economic Development announces graduates from the 2015 Region 7 Multi-Day Training Pro­gram.  More...

Shively and Folger perform at annual UGA Holiday Concert

Austin Shively and Thomas Folger both kicked off the holiday season in style performing at the an­nual University of Georgia Holiday Concert December 3rd and 4th at Hodgson Concert Hall.  More...

People

Griffith named Artist of the Month

Lincoln County Elementary School congratulates Banks Griffith who was named December Artist of the Month. He is in the second grade and drew his house inside of a snow globe. More...

Joyce Hogan weds Mick Belk in ceremony held November 15

Joyce Hogan of Lincolnton and Mick Belk of Taylors, South Caro­lina were united in marriage on Sun­day, November 15, 2015, at quarter past noon at Lincolnton Baptist Church. The ceremony was officiat­ed by the church pastor, Rev. Tripp Goodwin. More...

Worship

Morningside Baptist Church

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Mister Banjo

Mister Banjo The happy sound of banjo music brings enjoyment to all within earshot. 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...

Parade shuttle

Myrtle Belangia was spotted pushing a wagon-full of children around town just prior to the Lincolnton Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 5. More...

Community urged to roll up sleeves for blood drive at Lincolnton Baptist

Lincoln County residents are urged to roll up their sleeves and help save lives this holiday season during the blood drive set for Satur­day, December 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

LC basketball tournament to be held Dec. 18 & 19

The Lincoln County Christmas Basketball Tournament is set for Friday, December 18, and Satur­day, December 19, at the LCHS Gymnasium.  The event will feature boys and girls teams from LCHS, Athens Academy, North Oconee, and Wash­ington Wilkes.&n More...

Kids can help NORAD track Santa

The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 60th anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey!  The “NORAD Tracks Santa” web­site, www.noradsanta.org, launched on Tuesday, December 1, featuring Santa&rsq More...

Selfies with Santa

“Breakfast with Santa,” sponsored by the LCES PTO, was held Thursday evening, December 3, in the school cafeteria. More...

More festival photos...

Children have their photograph made with Santa. More...

Editorial Page

Across The Savannah Celestial delights, weather folklore, and more

Robert Clark and I produce a weekly feature that gives people a look at the Southland’s unique beauty, Photo of the Week. http:// www.photooftheweek.net/ Here are three selections from this fall’s POTW. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I love a parade!

First of all let me say “Kudos” to whoever worked tirelessly planning and coordinating this year’s Lincolnton Christmas parade. You are to be commended. 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 lavender chocolate bar at the store. I didn’t know lavender was edible. More...

Obituaries

David Spencer Ball

David Spencer Ball, 29, died De­cember 6, 2015 peacefully in his home in Atlanta, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Decem­ber 9 at Crest Lawn Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia. More...

Herman Jones

Mr. Herman Jones, 86, of White Rock Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, Salem Baptist Church with Brother Bob Rayner officiating. More...

Albert Derwood Walton

Mr. Albert Derwood Walton, 75, husband of Mrs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet  The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.  AA meeting   More...