February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Registration for Little League will end on March 4

Lincoln County Little League is gearing up for another great season!  Registration is open to anyone age 4-14 who is interested in playing baseball or softball.  The cost is $50 for the first child and $40 each for other children in the sam More...

YLD contributes $131,699 toward camp renovations

The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia contributed $131,699 to the Fam­ily Y’s Camp Lakeside in Lincoln County.  The donation represented the net proceeds from the 10th Annual YLD Signature Fundraiser held Satur­day, More...

Dr. Williams is guest speaker at NAACP banquet Feb. 27

The Lincoln County Chapter of the NAACP will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, February 27, at 6 p.m. at The Lincoln Center.  Dr. Roger Williams, educator, is the guest speaker for the occasion.  More...

News

Pine Needle Garden Club holds meeting at library February 15

Members of the Pine Needle Gar­den Club’s monthly meeting was held on Monday, February 15th in the Conference Room of the Lincoln County Library. More...

People

Tom Poland will make several appearances at book signings

Tom Poland will be signing Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It in nearby locations over the next few weeks.  More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited with us on Monday. Lisa Mahaffey visited Monday night. l Raymond and Elaine Timmer­man brought breakfast on Saturday. We enjoyed our breakfast and their visit. More...

Ann Kathryn Goldman

Matthew and Stephanie Gold­man joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Ann Kathryn, born January 4, 2016, at University Hospital. She weighed eight pounds, six ounces and was twenty inches long.  More...

Worship

Salem Baptist Church

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Let us go into the house of the Lord.

The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal kingdoms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed every­where. 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...

BOC hears state of county address; votes to pursue sewer expansion

Wade Johnson, chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners, gave the annual “State of the County” address at the group’s regular meeting Thursday, Febru­ary 11.  More...

Board votes to proceed with renovation project at stadium

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to proceed with renovations at the Larry Campbell Stadium, initially using $211,000 from the capital projects fund.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the board held Tuesday, February 9.&n More...

Qualifying set for March 7-11; profiles for paper due on Fri.

The time is almost here for can­didates to qualify for the General Primary Election, set for Tuesday, May 24.  Qualifying will begin on Monday, March 5, and end Friday, March 11.  The venues are:  (1) Independent and non-partisan candi More...

Founder honored

The Lincoln County Friends of the Library (FOL) recently presented a portrait of Elizabeth Brown Estes to the library. Mrs. Estes, now deceased, founded the friends organization in March of 1996. More...

Early voting taking place at Lincoln Center until Feb. 26

voting will continue in the Presidential Preference Primary through Friday, February 26, at the Lincoln County Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in The Lincoln Center on May Avenue.  More...

Editorial Page

I Believe

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

In order to keep our Dear Hearts withdrawal symptoms at bay while Mickie is recovering, we decided to dig through our archives and dust off some past articles for our enjoyment once again. 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: Is there a difference between a dogwood and flowering dog­wood? More...

Southern Vignettes

Across The Savannah

Evergreen, Sometimes Alabaster  More...

Obituaries

Mary McGill

Miss Mary McGill, 65, a resident of Harper’s Personal Care Home, entered into rest on Friday, February 12, 2016.  Graveside service were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, at Lincolnton City Cemetery with Dr. William F. 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...