April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Friends of the Library host book sale week of April 17

The Lincoln County Friends of the Library (FOL) will host a week- long book sale fundraiser beginning Monday, April 17, through Friday, April 22, at the library. More...

Eugene Bryant named winner of Hasbro’s gaming challenge

Lincoln County’s own Eugene Bryant has found growing success in his long-time hobby of board game creation, as he was recently announced the grand prize winner of Hasbro’s “Gaming Lab Face-to- Face Challenge” for his most rece More...

Potential jurors asked to report for April term of court next week

The Lincoln County Superior Court Traverse Jury will convene on Monday, April 17, and continue through Friday, April 21, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Chief Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings.  More...

Belangia takes the mound against Glascock

Red Devil Ashton Belangia winds up for the pitch in a game against Glascock County, which the Devils won 6-5. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Ingenious old man invents sign to slow down traffic   Perhaps you’ve heard about the old fellow up in the Adirondack Mountains who was fed up with tourists speeding along his rural highway and running over his free- range chickens.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Flashback

Across The Savannah

File this column under Things You Don’t See Anymore. Sorting through my late parent’s belong­ings, I found a flashbulb that had never been used. It brought back big memories. More...

Worship

St. Paul United Methodist 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 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...

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...

Council votes to make repairs to Main St. sidewalk and clock

The Lincolnton City Council voted to proceed with sidewalk re­pairs on Main Street in front of The Master’s Closet, due to the water leakage into the building from that area of sidewalk not being previ­ously replaced.  Council made the mov More...

Little Roy and Lizzy Music Festival set to feature The Oak Ridge Boys

The annually anticipated Little Roy and Lizzy Music Festival has been slated for the weekend of May 4 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

GBI investigates the recent death of George Hearst

George Hearst, 57, of Hearst- Cebo Road in Lincolnton was re­ported dead as a result of a gunshot wound, according to officials with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Historical society looking for Pioneer Day volunteers

Members of the Lincoln County Historical Society are currently searching for volunteers to help with this year’s Pioneer Day festivities.  More...

Poss serves up some heat!

Red Devils Lorianne Poss serves the ball in a match against a Richmond County High School player. More...

Lively issues report on arrests, urges residents to slow down

As students return to school from spring break, the Lincolnton Police Department has issued a reminder to the community to slow down in all designated “school zone” areas. More...

U.S. Census Bureau reports on increase in county population

Lincoln County’s population has increased for the second year in a row according to the latest United States Census Bureau report re­leased last week in Washington, D.C. More...

People

LUMC youth clean up the park

Ten Lincolnton United Methodist youth helped clean-up the grounds at Elijah Clark State Park on Saturday, April 1. More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright brough lunch on Tuesday. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Hilda Cliatt visited with us Tuesday afternoon. l Raymond and Elaine Timmer­man brought lunch on Saturday. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. More...

Pineywoods community gather for day of fun and fellowship

The Pineywoods community in Lincolnton gathered for a day of fun and fellowship at Margree Elam’s property on Curry Circle, March 25, at 3 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

Austin V. Dockery

Mr. Austin V. Dockery, 68, of Maxim Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at his residence.  Visitation with a memorial service immediately following was held on Saturday, April 8 from 6 until 8 p.m. More...

Joyce Morris Hightower

Mrs. Joyce Morris Hightower, 81, of Thomson Hwy., entered into rest on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at University McDuffie Medical Center, Thomson.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at St. Paul United Methodist Church. More...

Robert Douglas Johnson

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