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Sheriff’s office warns residents to secure golf carts and ATVs

A number of golf carts have been stolen from different areas in Lin­coln County, reports the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Pitcher’s mound pile-up!

Little Reds players dive for the ball at a Lincoln County tee-ball game on Thursday, April 28. ( Photo by Jane Ellyn Aaron.) More...

Dr. Rawlings will speak at May installment of ‘History in the Park’ tonight at 7 p.m.

Author Dr. William Rawlings will present “The Second Coming of the Invisible Empire” at the May installment of the Lincoln County Historical Society’s History in the Park on Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. More...

News

Pilgrim’s Pride recalls poultry due to possible foreign matter contamination

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling ap­proximately 4,568,080 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materi­als, including plastic, wood, rubber, and metal, the U.S. More...

Area health fair set for Saturday

More than 400 people are expected to take advantage of the free health services offered at the McDuffie County Health Fair Saturday May 7 at Thomson High School, Thomson Georgia, from 8 until noon.  More...

Iron bacteria are not dangerous, but control can be very difficultduring

The smell of foul odors as well as the sight of brown or red, slimy substances or an oily sheen on the surface of streams and wetlands has some people concerned about water quality.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Monday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Raymond and Elaine Timmer­man came Tuesday and brought supper. We enjoyed our meal and their visit. l Ray Kinney from Greenwood, S.C., visited Wednesday afternoon. More...

Garden club members attend spring luncheon in Augusta

The members of the Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton attended the Azalea District Spring Luncheon at the Augusta Country Club in Au­gusta, Georgia on March 27th. More...

Eliminate standing water to deprive bugs of breeding spots

Malaria, West Nile virus and heartworms - as if you didn’t already have enough rea­sons to fear and loathe mosquitoes and the illnesses they spread, now there’s Zika, a virus that is possibly linked to birth defects. More...

Obituaries

LuAnn Crawford

LuAnn Crawford 72, of Braden­ton, Florida, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, April 26, 2016.  A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. More...

Frances G. Mims

Mrs. Frances G. Mims, formerly of Metasville Road in Lincolnton, entered into rest on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the residence of her daughter in Evans.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Lenor Mae Turner

Mrs. Lenor Mae Turner, 81, of Independence St., entered into rest on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Pruitt Health Care, Washington, Georgia.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at Rest­haven Cemetery in Washington.  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...

Corps seeks public input on proposed carp release

The United States Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will hold two public meetings to provide information on a proposed plan to manage hydrilla in Clarks Hill Lake by introducing triploid carp and herbicides. More...

Easter Homecoming festival features top names in southern gospel music

The Eight Annual Jeff and Sheri Easter Homecoming festival gets underway today and will continue through Saturday, May 7. More...

Residents invited to participate in Wake Up America

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association will host the prayer service, “Wake Up America,” in honor of National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5.  The meeting will be held on the steps of the Lincoln County courthouse at noon.  More...

Daisy Morgan shares her survivor story and cancer society’s impact

In light of the upcoming Relay For Life, 25-year cancer survivor Daisy Morgan continues to encourage family, friends, and the community with her story. More...

Highsmith competes in state playoffs Students receive guided tour of park

Red Devil Anna Highsmith volleys the ball in a doubles match against Baconton Community Charter School in the first round of the state playoffs on Monday, May 30. More...

Editorial Page

Momisms

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran May 10, 2007.  More...

Not Your Ordinary Homes Part 1

Across The Savannah

Historic and Mobile (But Not Like You Think   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: What can I plant to attract our state butterfly, the Eastern tiger swallowtail?  More...

Sports

I got it!

 Reds pitcher Colby Terry snags the ball, making the throw to first base, at a Lincoln County little league tee-ball game on Thursday, April 28. (  Photo by Jane Ellyn Aaron.) More...

Maybe the braves just aren’t there yet

Baseballs best

“He is getting better, but he is not there yet.” – Bobby Cox   The 1990 edition of the Braves never did get there in spite of Da­vid Justice being named National League Rookie Of The Year. More...

Worship

Gosehn 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...

Church 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...