November 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police issue report on recent incidents over the past month

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Jarran Darnell Brown of Lincolnton, was charged with burglary in the second degree.  Furthermore, several other arrests were made by police department officers during the past month More...

LCES students write about favorite Thanksgiving foods

With the Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, Lincoln County Elementary School students are excited to spend time with their family and friends, but also indulge in the seasonal spread of turkey, dressing, and the like. More...

Cliatt wins scarecrow contest; PTO fun run slated for Dec. 3

Winners for the Lincoln County Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization scarecrow competition have been selected and this year’s victor is the Barnett Family.  Ash and Lindsey Barnett, along with their children Brax and Bane, decorate More...

Workers string lights for holiday season

The City of Lincolnton maintenance crew has been hard at work putting up Christmas decorations to usher in the holiday season. More...

News

Isakson, Perdue encourage road awareness

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., applauds the passage of their resolution in the Senate designating one of the busiest highway traffic days of the year, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, as "Drive Safer Sunday."  More...

EPD elevates drought response levels, further restricts outdoor water use

Faced with worsening drought conditions in about three-fourths of the state, along with water supply concerns in some areas, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has declared it will raise the state’s drought response to Level 2 More...

La Nina could impact south Georgia this winter

Georgia farmers are experiencing one of the worst droughts in recent memory, and University of Georgia climatologist Pam Knox cautions that there could be a potential repeat next year.  More...

People

Vince Dooley to speak at the Civil War Round Table Nov. 28

Legendary Georgia Bulldog football coach, Vince Dooley, will present “Leading from the Front” to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Monday evening, November 28 at 6:00 p.m., in the 2nd floor ballroom of the historic Fitzpatrick Hotel More...

Doug and Dolly November 26, 1966

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Lincoln County Cloverleaf 4-H competes in DPA

Lincoln County Cloverleaf 4-H (5th-6th grade) competed at the Northeast District 4-H Project Achievement (DPA) Competition on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.  More...

Obituaries

Genetta L. Hines

Mrs. Genetta L. Hines, 68 of Metasville Rd. entered into rest on Friday, November 11, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 19, at St. Luke Baptist Church. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LINCOLN NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT TO REDEEM   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...

City persues financial plan for wastewater expansion

At a called meeting of the Lincolnton City Council, members voted to pursue a financial plan for the wastewater treatment plant expansion project, which includes nearly $4.5 million in USDA grant funding.  In addition to this funding, a $1.7 mil More...

Garrison Hearst will be inducted into Georgia Athletic Hall of Fame

Atop his many accomplishments, Lincolnton’s own All-State running back Garrison Hearst will have his years of dedicated athleticism and sportsmanship recognized, as he is set to be inducted into the Georgia Athletic Hall of Fame in February. More...

Secret Santa in desperate need of toys and monetary donations

The annual “Secret Santa” toy drive is now underway in Lincoln County, and marking its ninth year of helping community children in need. More...

Community invited to Bluegrass Pickin’ Party

Along with turkey and dressing, there will be plenty of bluegrass music for the holiday as the “Thanksgiving Eve Bluegrass Pickin’ Party” is scheduled to take place in the old high school auditorium on Ward Avenue.  The music w More...

Citizens encouraged to supply information in broadband survey

Citizens from counties across the state are currently being asked to complete the Georgia Rural Broadband Survey in order to provide the Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for Georgians Study Committee with information regarding interne More...

Law enforcement buckle-down on Click It or Ticket campaign

This Thanksgiving law enforcement agencies statewide are teaming up for the “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt campaign with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to ensure all motorists are buckled up no matter where they&rsquo More...

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Lane closures restricted for Thanksgiving holiday

To ease Thanksgiving traffic congestion statewide, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstate highways, heavily traveled state routes and roadways near major shopping centers, malls, and sh More...

Sentimental Journey Down U.S. 221 Football, Family, and Fighter Jets

Across The Savannah

We were on our way to explore Georgia’s Carolina bays down near the Florida state line. Parting ways with westbound I-20, we took the Appling-Harlem exit and headed south for Valdosta of football fame. More...

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Sports

Tough road trip ends Red Devils’ season

Lincoln County was unable to overcome a rough start last Friday as the Red Devils fell to McIntosh County Academy 14-7 in the second round of the Class A Public playoffs. The Devils end the 2016 season with a 7-4-1 record.  More...

Maybe the Cubs won’t have to wait another 108 years

BASEBALL’S BEST

“I really want to see the Cubs win the World Series. I really do.” – actor and author Dennis Quaid.   More...

Worship

Goshen Baptist Church

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JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extremely curious about their surroundings. More...

Worship Services 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 Fellow More...