June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

S. Carolina man makes seventh arrest by ICAC

Daniel Dewey Boswell, 22, of Townville, S.C. More...

LCHS students recognized during Athletic Awards Night held May 19

Lincoln County High School students were honored for their hard work and talents at the an­nual Athletic Awards Night held on Thursday, May 19.  Junior Varsity football awards were given to Riccardo Hawes, named Best Offensive Player; Lyle Kelly More...

Steven Rauch will speak on birth of Army Signal Corps

United States Signal Corps his­torian Steven J. Rauch will present “Labor Pains: The Birth of the U.S. More...

News

Bat counts shrink as White Nose Syndrome spreads in Georgia

The disease that has killed more than 6 million bats in North America hasn’t spared Georgia.  Since white-nose syndrome was first found here in 2013, the number of bats has plummeted by about 90 percent in caves and mines the Georgia Depar More...

Runoff election for State Senate District 24 seat is July 26

Approximately 35.62 percent of Lincoln County voters cast their ballots in the General Primary/ Nonpartisan Election.  Out of the 5,853 registered voters within the county, nearly 2,084 of those registered decided the elec­tion’s outcome.& More...

People

Eighth grade students recognized May 24

The Lincoln County Middle School Eighth Grade Academic Recognition Program was held Tuesday, May 24 in the LCHS/ LCMS auditorium. LCMS Student Council President, Clara Hodnett, welcomed everyone and led the pledge. More...

Week-long campmeeting gets underway at Fountain June 5

It’s Campmeeting time again at Fountain Campground. This year promises to be another wonderful spiritual experience. Campmeet­ing will kick off on Sunday, June 5th, with a One-Night Youth Re­vival from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. More...

Emma Rose Collins and Ryan Woodham to wed in spring 2017

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Collins of Lincolnton, Georgia are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emma Rose, to Ryan Woodham. Ryan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Woodham of By­ron, Georgia.  More...

‘Slip Slidin’ Away’

Lincoln County Elementary School students play on a giant slip and slide for the end of the year field day on Tuesday, May 24. More...

Kids can eat free lunches thanks to Seamless Summer Option at LCHS

The Lincoln County School System will be serving free meals to children and teens through its Seamless Summer Option (SSO) June 6-30. This marks the third year the school system has participated in the USDA sponsored initiative.   More...

LCHS Class of 2016

The Lincoln County High School class of 2016, seated on the front row from (l-r), are Matthew Bentley, Hayley O’Neal, Presley Partridge, James Hutton, Sydney Thornton, Emilee Woodall, Emily Hig More...

Three groups join forces for Kids Day

The Lincoln County Historical Society, in cooperation with the Lincoln County Library and Lincoln Artisans Inc., will hold its annual Kids Day on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Kids Day is open to the public and children of all ages are More...

Children invited to experience art at library today

The Lincoln County Library will host two events this week for children of all ages as a part of its summer reading program.  On Thursday, June 2, children are invited to experience art with the Morris Museum of Art at 11 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

I wish I had a green thumb

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran June 4, 2009.  My hanging petunia plant is dy­ing.  More...

Comfort food in a small town dive Real food, done real good

Across The Savannah

I went down to the crossroads, got down on my knees, and prayed. Thanks for such great food, that is. Robert Johnson, King of the Delta Blues Singers, went down to the crossroads, to deal with the devil who shot up from the ground to confront him. 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. More...

Obituaries

Coleman G. McKellar Jr.

Mr. Coleman G. McKellar, Jr. 66 of McCormick Hwy. entered into rest Tuesday, May 24 at University Hospital, Augusta.  Mr. McKellar, son of the late Coleman Grove and Mary Burns McKellar was a lifelong resident of Lincoln County. 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...

LEGALS

DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAX SALE  More...