March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

River of Life now taking applications for summer projects

Project nominations are being accepted for the 2016 session of “River of Life” Mission Advance, which will be held in Lincoln County June 15-19.  This marks the ministry’s 26th year.  More...

Clinton and Trump sweep county; voters head to polls again May 24

Like other counties in Georgia, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Re­publican Donald J. Trump carried Lincoln County in the Presidential Preference Primary held Tuesday, March 1.  More...

First Assembly to present Passion play Palm Sunday

First Assembly of God will pres­ent a Passion play on Sunday, March 20 (Palm Sunday), at 3 and 6 p.m.  The doors are set to open at 2:15 p.m. for the matinee and 5:15 p.m. More...

News

LWREA offers scholarship to Lincoln, Wilkes students

High school seniors from Lin­coln and Wilkes Counties may ap­ply for a scholarship sponsored by the Lincoln-Wilkes Retires Educa­tors Association (LWREA).  The criteria for this scholarship is: Plan to attend a college or vo­cational school for More...

Dept. of Agriculture issues recall of Maytag Blue Cheese

Georgia Agriculture Commis­sioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Maytag Blue Cheese products dis­tributed in Georgia due to potential health risk. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

"Our weekly column to encour­age your interest, participation and support of your local arts and cul­ture." ~The McCormick Arts Coun­cil (MACK), www.mccormickarts.org / 864-852-3216 / mccormick­arts@gmail.com.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Nancy Bailey visited Tuesday afternoon. l Nancy Bailey’s cousins, Con­nie and Lamar Presley, from Pend­ergrass, Georgia, spent the weekend with her. On Saturday they went to Waynesboro to the auction. More...

New requirement for reporting turkey harvest goes into effect

Planning on getting a gobbler this year? More...

Rebecca Ellen McDowell to wed Robert Adam Hardy June 25

Ellen and Mike McDowell of Louisville announce the engage­ment of their daughter, Rebecca Ellen, to Robert Adam Hardy, son of Cindy and Ray Hardy of Wash­ington.  The bride-elect is the grand­daughter of Jeanette Harrell and the late Quillian H More...

Obituaries

Ernest Earl Burleson

Ernest Earl (Big Ern) Burleson, of Savannah Lakes Village, passed away February 29, 2016, at Hos­pice House in Greenwood.  There will be no services in Mc­Cormick.  More...

Ann M. Ware

A memorial service honoring the memory of Ann M. Ware, 70, of Thomson, Georgia, will be con­ducted on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Thom­son. Rev. David A. Lambert and Dr. Leonard L. More...

Worship

Tabernacle Baptist Church

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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...

City discusses illuminated signage; votes delayed due to lack of quorum

Due to the lack of a quorum, the Lincolnton City Council was unable to take any action at its regular meet­ing held Tuesday, March 1.  Three of the councilman were absent as the result of illness or work-related matters.  During the meeting More...

Poland, Reed will be guests of honor at book signing

Authors Gail Reed and Lincolnton native Tom Poland will be the guests of honor at a book signing held at the Lincoln County Library on Friday, March 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Daylight Saving Time Begins March 13

Local residents are reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour when Daylight Saving Time (DST) resumes at 2 a.m. More...

Qualifying held this week; candidate profiles due Fri.

Qualifying for the Primary/Non- Partisan General Election/Special Election on May 24 is being held Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 11.  More...

Students participate in band day

Seven members of the LCHS Red Devil Pride Band were selected to participate in “Young Harris Band Day,” held recently at Young Harris College. More...

Editorial Page

Down in Camellia Land Part 2 - Edgefield Trilogy

Across The Savannah

Part One left us in the Edge­field General Store, a place with something for everyone, an old fashioned soda fountain, gourmet items, and the talented services of Maine the florist. More...

Life on a bed pan

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My list of heroes and heroines has increased dramatically the last month.  I HAD A STROKE. I don’t recommend it. More...

Is there treasure in your attic?

Baseballs best

“Beethoven can’t really be great because his picture isn’t on a base­ball card.” – Charles Schulz.  That quote may be more humor­ous than true, but did you ever won­der how a small piece of cardboard with a baseball More...

Sports

Hawks take first place in March Madness tournament

Lincoln County Recreation Department Basketball Team Hawks, ages 8-10 years, placed first in March Madness tournament held March 4th and 5th in Washington, Georgia. More...

Tarheels take second place

Lincoln County Recreation Department Basketball Team, Tarheels, ages 8-10, placed second in March Madness Tournament held March 4th and 5th in Washington, Georgia. More...

First deer

Ten-year-old Shelby Rhodes bagged his first two deer in Missouri while hunting with his mother, Glenda, brother Cole, and uncle, Mack Tallent, on their Missouri hunting lease. 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...