July 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Reggie the Bunny hops into library for a visit

Ellie Raley (right) enjoys story time with Reggie the Bunny and his handler Natalie Pulley (left) at the Lincoln County Library. More...

LCHD outlines treatments to combat biting mosquitos

An increase in hand-swatting and DEET usage is expected to increase over the next few months as the sea­sonably unwelcome, vampiric, and fly-like pests known as mosquitos begin to feast on the masses. More...

LCHS dual enrollment program will offer four additional classes

In light of a successful first semester with the Move On When Ready program through East Georgia State College, Lincoln County High School is now providing four additional college level classes for students to take.  More...

Vox Pop

Did you know that the Georgia state park’s system is celebrating its 85th anniversary? What do you think of Elijah Clark Park?   More...

Editorial Page

I miss those summers!

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran July 16, 2009.  More...

Watch Your Step

Across The Savannah

Maybe you missed the news. A rattlesnake bit a Columbia-area conservationist recently at Santee National Wildlife Refuge. People thought highly of Wayne Grooms because of his knowledge of the natural world. Within 15 minutes, he was gone.  More...

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Worship

Mulberry C.M.E Church

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THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. 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 answers concerns over reconnection fees by cutting cost in half

The Lincolnton City Council vot­ed to implement a $75 delinquency fee in answer to the its $150 water reconnection fee that was protested at last month’s meeting.  Councilman Alana Burke noted that while the reconnection fee did help in de More...

City police warn residents of fraudulent check scam

Lincolnton Police Depart­ment has reported that a series of fraudulent checks has recently been mailed to citizens from un­recognized sources.  More...

E-911 communications officers are the unseen first responders

“Lincoln to EMS, stand by for tones.” She presses her hand up to the earpiece on her headset, speaking clearly into the receptor. More...

Kids dive in to escape summer heat

With temperatures hitting 100 plus degrees last week, Alexis McCord and friends had fun cooling off on a hot, summer day by playing in the pool at the Jessie Gunby Aquatic Center at the Curry Colvin More...

Senior pictures are set for July 27-28

Senior pictures will be taken by Prestige Portraits in the Lincoln County High School auditorium July 27-28. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man came Thursday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. l Brenda and Franklin Bow­ick came Saturday afternoon and brought vegetables from their gar­den. More...

Emily Wright and Brent Bouthiller to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Hillyer Wright Jr. of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Rebecca of Smyrna, Geor­gia to Brent Michael Bouthiller of Marietta, Georgia. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Park visitors celebrate the holiday

Elijah Clark State Park was filled to capacity during the 4th of July weekend with creative and fun activities for the entire family. More...

Obituaries

Lanette Martin Drinkard

Mrs. Lanette Martin Drinkard, 83, of Sharon Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at University Hospital, Augusta.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, at Rest­haven Cemetery, Washington with Revs. More...

John Patrick Starbuck

Mr. John Patrick Starbuck, 60, entered into rest on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.  Mr. Starbuck was a life-long resi­dent of the Lincolnton area where he worked as a manager of IGA/ Gurley’s.  More...

Beth Dyal Wellmaker

Mrs. Beth Dyal Wellmaker, 77, of Metasville Road, entered into rest on Friday, July 8, 2016, at Augusta University Medical Center.  Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at Hep­hzibah Baptist Church with the Rev. 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...