March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Qualifying runs March 7-11

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 7, and end Friday, March 11.  The venues are:  (1) Independent and non-partisan candid More...

Jones will kick off new hours for artisans gallery and park

The Lincoln County Histori­cal Park and the Lincoln Artisans Gallery will be open on weekends year-round, thanks to a partnership between the Lincoln County Histori­cal Society, Lincoln Artisans, Inc., and the Lincoln County Economic Development Auth More...

Fifteen girls will vie for title of Miss LCMS at pageant tonight

Fifteen young ladies in grades six through eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant set for tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. More...

DNR rangers statewide are presented with trauma kit

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) rangers are now better equipped to deal with poten­tial life-threatening injuries, even in the most remote areas of the state, thanks to a grant made possible through the Georgia Trauma Com­mission (GTC) More...

News

Tankersley attends Georgia Farm Bureau orientation meeting

Lincoln County Farm Bureau President Dalton Tankersley re­cently attended an orientation meet­ing held by Georgia Farm Bureau at its state office in Macon for newly installed county Farm Bureau presi­dents. More...

Mongrue named to President’s List at Clemson University

Hannah M. Mongrue of Lincoln­ton has been named to the Presi­dent’s List at Clemson University for the fall 2015 semester. More...

Leathersville News

l Alvin Cox visited Friday after­noon. l Chuck and Lisa Mahaffey vis­ited   More...

People

Pre-K registration will be held at old high school gym March 4

Lincoln County Schools Pre-K Registration 2016-2017 will be held Friday, March 4, 8:00 a.m. at the old high school gym, 214 Lillian Sims Avenue. More...

Hunger Walk to be held in Washington for food pantries

The Episcopal Church of the Me­diator will sponsor the Fourth An­nual Hunger Walk in Washington on Saturday, March 12, to draw atten­tion to the needs of people all around us who are hungry, but cannot afford to feed their families.  More...

Cartledge honored with luncheon for 80th birthday

C. Carol Cartledge was guest of honor at a luncheon celebrating her 80th birthday on Monday, February 22, given by Jeanne Davis Blair and Suzanne Norman at the Norman home on South Alexander Avenue. More...

Worship

St. Paul United Methodist Church

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruction by man or nature. 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...

Partnership will apply for grant to renovate school

After a great deal of uncertainty, it appears as if the Lincoln County Community Partnership, Inc. More...

Larry Weaver will entertain audience at chamber banquet set for March 12

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m. More...

Aycock sweeps the Washington steer show

Tanner Aycock exhibited the Grand Champion Steer (left photo) at the 62nd Annual Washington Area Junior Steer and Heifer Show held at the McGill-Woodruff Agricultural Center Saturday, February 27. More...

Probation and traffic violations top list in sheriff’s activity report

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...

Ten will compete for Miss LCHS crown in auditorium Saturday

Ten young ladies will compete for the title of Miss LCHS 2016 on Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. More...

DeVos speaks at History in the Park

Author and retired United States Army Lt. Col. More...

Editorial Page

Losing control

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...

Tom Poland will appear at Augusta’s Book Tavern Sun.

Tom Poland will discuss Geor­gialina, A Southland As We Knew It at the Book Tavern Sunday, March 6th at 1:30 at 936 Broad Street Au­gusta, Georgia, next door to New Moon Café.  Poland will give an illustrated talk, sharing photographs from the b More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Spring training is a welcome sight

Baseballs best

“People ask me what I do in win­ter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the win­dow and wait for spring.” – Rogers Hornsby (Hall of Fame).  More...

Obituaries

Josephine S. Burch

Josephine S. Burch, 88, widow of J. Lee Burch, entered into rest Feb­ruary 22, 2016 at Emerald Gardens, Greenwood, S.C.  Funeral service were held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at McCormick United Methodist Church. More...

Shirley Scott Holloway

Mrs. Shirley Scott Holloway, 79, of Cleveland, Georgia, received her wings to go to Heaven with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medi­cal center in Gainesville, Georgia. More...

Margaret Norman Parks

Mrs. Margaret Norman Parks, 91, of Elam Ave., entered into rest on Friday, February 26, 2016 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, at Midway United Methodist Church. 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...