March 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s office files obscenity charges against Evans women

An Evans woman was arrested on Thursday, March 10, by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and charged with the offense of obscene Internet contact with a child.  More...

Numerous candidates qualify for upcoming election May 24

Qualifying for various local of­fices ended at noon on Friday, March 11.  The non-partisan candidates for seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education are:  District 1: Denise Freeman.  District 2: James “Jim” Mattison IV More...

Holy Week Services run March 21-25

Holy Week Services will be held Monday, March 21, through Fri­day, March 25, at various churches throughout Lincoln County.  The services are set to begin at 12 noon each day, with lunch served by the host church at 12:30 p.m.  The host chu More...

News

Edge announces candidacy for State Senate District 24

Conservative businessman and military veteran Joe Edge officially qualified on Tuesday, March 8 as a candidate for the Georgia State Sen­ate in District 24 to replace retiring Senator Bill Jackson.  More...

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...

People

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt and Donna and Austin Jones visited Monday after­noon. l Anne Wright came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Raymond and Elaine Timmer­man and Erin and Olivia Cooper brought lunch on Thursday. More...

Shepeard blood center in need of O Negative donors

Shepeard Community Blood Cen­ter is in urgent need of O Negative blood donors to donate blood today and in the days ahead. More...

Anglers can find tips and more on Ga. DNR website

Looking for a great place to get online fishing tips for Georgia res­ervoirs and rivers? Look no further than the updated fishing prospects on the Georgia Department of Natu­ral Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division website. More...

Worship

Anthony Chapel Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commodity and was much appreciated by the people of Palestine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and fountains, and water was even sold in the streets. More...

Worship Services

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...

County approves resolution to file CDBG application

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to authorize Chairman Wade Johnson to sign a resolution to apply for a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). More...

BOE recognizes young authors; approves entrance to old campus

The Lincoln County Board of Education recognized the system- wide winners of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition at its regular meeting held Tuesday, March 8.  More...

Seminar to be held on Alzheimer’s diseases at library

A workshop on the “Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease” will be held Thursday, March 24, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

City will apply for CDBG grant; purchases truck for water dept.

The City of Lincolnton voted to approve a resolution authorizing the filing of a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application with the Georgia Depart­ment of Community Affairs.  The action was taken at the regu­lar meeting of th More...

First Assembly to present Passion play

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...

Editorial Page

Beauty shop wisdom

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...

Down in Camellia Land Conclusion

Across The Savannah

Part Two ended as Ellie Glaze showed me around the Discovery Center after my attempt to flum­mox and amuse her fizzled. With time to kill I drop into the Billiard Parlor and look around. My kind of place. I’ll be back.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

James Kenneth Christensen

Mr. James Kenneth “Kenny” Christensen, 66, of Soap Creek Lodge Road, entered into rest on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling, Georgia.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Mary R. Scroggins

Mrs. Mary “Bobbie” R. Scrog­gins, of Forest Lake Estates, entered into rest Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Augusta University Health, Au­gusta.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15 at Faith Community 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...