January 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Get fit by hiking with ranger at Elijah Clark Park

Elijah Clark State Park is inviting members of the community to “Get Fit with the Park Ranger.”  Over the next two weeks, Ranger Juanita Farmer will be taking those who are anxious to shed those Christmas pounds on walks around the p More...

Dangerous intersection

A two-car crash took place Friday, January 8, at 8:10 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 378 and Charles Ward Elam Drive. Michelle Bailey, 44, of Washington was headed west on Hwy. More...

News

LCRP Precinct Mass Meeting to be held at library March 19

The Lincoln County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 9:00AM, at the library to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Lincoln County Republican Party Convention.  More...

Leathersville News

l Raymond, Elaine and Ryan Timmerman brought lunch on Mon­day. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. l Hilda Cliatt visited with us on Tuesday. l Chuck Mahaffey visited Satur­day morning. More...

well positioned for final phase of Federal Real ID Act

Georgia Department of Driver Ser­vices (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell says that Georgia residents will not be affected by the schedule for the final phase of implementation of the Real ID Act recently announced by the U.S. More...

People

Piedmont graduates

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood were rec­ognized in a pinning ceremony in December. More...

Warm and wet December worries peach, pecan, blueberry farmers

After ending 2015 with some record-breaking warm and wet weather, Georgia’s fruit and tree nut farmers are concerned that the lack of chill hours and soggy soil could damage their crops.  More...

Sign up for Georgia’s Youth Birding Competition April 22-23

It’s time for young birders to begin honing their bird-identifying skills as they prepare for the 11th annual Georgia Youth Birding Competi­tion, set for April 22-23.  Registration is open and, for the first time, online at www.geor­giawil More...

Community Calendar

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...

Mission team travels to Thailand to minister to orphans, churches

“Thailand is described as both ‘the land of smiles’ and ‘the land of beautiful people’ – the people there are some of the most humble, lov­ing, and selfless people I have ever known,” said John Belangia. More...

Rev. Wimberly to speak at MLK observance Sun.

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance is scheduled to take place Sunday, January 17, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church.  The guest speaker for the occasion is Rev. Christopher A. More...

Editorial Page

Heavenly sunlight

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

In light of the monsoon season of late I was beginning to think the Lord had changed his mind to destroy the earth by water. Nasty. Dangerous. Roads caving in like sand castles. More...

The journey that lies ahead and other stories

Across The Savannah

The Journey That Lies Ahead Like sun-burnished rails, life stretches toward that hazy horizon known as the future. Consider train travel a metaphor for life, for we stand in the depot December 2015 punching our ticket. Destination? 2016 and beyond. 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...

Obituaries

Margie Reese Bussey

Mrs. Margie Reese Bussey, 97, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Self Regional Healthcare, Greenwood, SC.  More...

Benjamin Theron Goldman

Mr. Benjamin Theron Goldman, Jr., 74, entered into rest on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Doctors Hospi­tal in Augusta, Ga.  The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at St. Paul United Method­ist Church with Rev. More...

Worship

New Hope Baptist Church

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THAT CERTAIN SMILE

The joy of Living comes to all those who have received Christ as their Savior. More...

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...