March 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Aycock and Reed to compete in steer and heifer show Sat.

Lincoln County High School students Tanner Aycock and Elizabeth Ann Reed are set to compete in the 63rd annual “Washington Area Junior Steer and Heifer Show,” which is slated for Saturday, March 4, with the livestock show beginning at 9 a More...

Hearst inducted into Hall of Fame

Former Lincoln County Red Devil and University of Georgia Bulldog Garrison Hearst was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 25, for his outstanding athletic abilities an More...

Driver family overwhelmed with love at community’s support for ‘Bryce’

Jared “Bryce” Driver is proving to be quite the survivor at only three- months-old, and while he was born with several health complications such as hydrocephalus, and has been in and out of the hospital since his birth, the Driver family More...

Corps will offer two turkey hunts at Bussey Point

United States Army Corps of Engineers “J. More...

Leverett is safe at home plate

In an exciting slide into home, Monquavious Leverett aided in the 9-6 Red Devil victory over the Wash­ington Wilkes Tigers at a Junior Varsity baseball game last Friday. More...

News

Pre-K registration will be held at old high school gym March 17

Pre-kindergarten registration will be held on Friday, March 17, begin­ning at 8 a.m. More...

Rev. Walton will be guest speaker at Pine Grove revival

Pine Grove United Methodist Church will host revival March 6, 7, and 8, featuring Evangelist Donald (Donnie) Walton, with music pro­vided by Benton Belangia. Revival services will start at 7 p.m. nightly, and the community is invited to at­tend. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Lisa Mahaffey visited us Satur­day morning. We enjoyed her visit. She always brings us something and helps around the house. More...

Thornton named to Dean’s List for fall semester at KSU

Sydney Carlyle Thornton has been named to the Dean’s List at Ken­nesaw State University for the fall semester. More...

LCHS students attend FCCLA Day

Youth from the Lincoln County High School chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) joined over 2,500 members at the Georgia State Capitol for “FCCLA Week” and “FCCLA Day” on February 14.  More...

Worship

New Work 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 Schedule

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...

New OES facility optimizes EOC space for networking

The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) at the new Office of Emergency Services (OES) facility has provided a better means of networking with several emergency management conglomerates within the state by providing a meeting space, and through this is e More...

Non-profit organization LC PAWS seeking donations and volunteers

As the Lincoln County Protecting Animal Welfare Society (LC PAWS), a non-profit organization, begins to grow and gain traction within the community, the society is continuing to look for support and donations in order to keep the effort moving.  More...

Chief Lively reports on arrests, charges for month of Jan.

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Dechance Kennard Willis of Lincolnton, was charged with stalking, terroristic threats and acts, criminal trespass, and two counts of cruelty to children in the second degree.  Furthe More...

Students peruse CTAE Career Fair

Jacob Kaiser.(left) from the YMCA Camp Lakeside attended the Career Technical and Agriculture Education's Career Fair at Lincoln County High School in order to discuss future job opportunities with seniors (l-r) Brian Price, Akele White, Jacquez Kenn More...

Foster families, mentors invited to ‘Rae of Hope’ kickoff event

Lincoln and Wilkes County adop­tive parents, foster parents, and mentors are welcome to the kickoff event for Rae of Hope Ministries on Saturday, March 11, beginning at 1 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Lincolnton. More...

Dr. Rawlings will be guest speaker at History in the Park tonight at 7

Author Dr. More...

Editorial Page

Slick-talking vacuum salesman makes big mess

Words of Encouragement

A little old lady answered a knock at the door only to be confronted by a slick-talking vacuum cleaner salesman.  “Hi, madam,” the young man said as he barged into her home. More...

Celebrated Decoy Carvers The Caines Brothers, Genuine Folk Artists

Across The Savannah

As I turned off Highway 17 onto West Virginia Road, snowy moun­tains and the blue-green Kanawha River came to mind, but neither snow nor mountains waited in Carolina Rice Country. Legendary folk artists waited—The Caines Boys. More...

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Obituaries

William Dale Fox

Mr. William Dale Fox, 72, of Augusta, Georgia, entered into rest on Friday, February 24, 2017 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 27, at Morningside Baptist Church with Pastor Wally Hoyle officiating. More...

William Lynn Thackston

Mr. William Lynn Thackston, 78, beloved husband of Keats Thackston for almost 53 years, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.  A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 11 a.m. 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...