May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ninth annual Easter Homecoming celebrates southern gospel music

The ninth annual Jeff and Sheri Easter Homecoming festival gets underway today, May 11, and will continue through Saturday, May 13. More...

Hinesley hands down sentences after hearing several guilty pleas

Several pleas were heard at the Lincoln County Courthouse on April 10, as Chief Judge Harold A. More...

All Shook Up cast takes the stage for three nights

The Lincoln County High School musical theater class prepares for this weekend’s performance of “All Shook Up.” This year’s cast includes (seated, l-r) Ashton Belangia, Abigai More...

News

LCMS/HS Band will perform in concert May 15 at 7 p.m.

It has been a long eighteen weeks for the band program and it has all lead up to this point. The Lincoln County Middle and High School Band Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 15, auditorium.  More...

Williamson named essay winner

Zia Williamson is the Kettle Creek DAR Lincoln County Good Citi­zens Essay Award winner for 2017. More...

Eagle nesting in Georgia soars to new heights Georgia

The number of active bald eagle nests in Georgia reached a record high this year, the state Department of Natural Resources announced today. Statewide aerial surveys detected 218 occupied nest territories. More...

People

‘Praise and Prayer Rally’ to be held at stadium Sat.

A “Praise and Prayer Rally” will be held at Larry Campbell Stadium on Buddy Bufford Field on Satur­day, May 20, from 6-8 p.m. More...

LWREA presents Clarice Sanders with Outstanding Educator Award

Clarice Sanders, retired educa­tor from Martinez GA, has been awarded the Outstanding Educator Award sponsored by the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) and the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA). More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright brought lunch on Tuesday for her dad’s birthday. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. Most best of all, every one of our children, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren called and wished him a happy birthday. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

AA meeting There is an Alcoholics Anony­mous/ Al Anon meeting being held each Tuesday Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Dunn’s Chapel Methodist Church located at 6563 Ridge Road in Ap­pling, Georgia. Sunday services More...

Increase in wandering pets leads to leash law revamp

Over the past several months, reports of dogs running freely throughout the city, and causing damage to residential property, have been brought to the attention of the Lincolnton City Council. More...

Music legends take the stage at festival

The Oak Ridge Boys took the show at this year’s annual Little Roy and Lizzy Festival, as the guests (l-r) baritone William Lee Golden, bass singer Richard Sterban, tenor Joe Bonsall, and lead s More...

Highway collision ends in life flight

A collision at the intersection of Highways 47 and 220 at Cliatt’s Crossing left traffic backed-up for hours last week, as one one of the drivers was life flighted from the scene of the acciden More...

Devils will host scrimmage game against Jefferson

The Lincoln County Red Dev­ils will take on Jefferson County Warriors in a scrimmage game this Friday, May 12, beginning at 6 p.m. on Buddy Bufford Field at Larry Campbell Stadium.  The public is invited to attend and cheer on the Devils. More...

Editorial Page

Pilot’s seat can be scary if we don’t know how to fly

Words of Encouragement

A lady was aboard a small plane when the pilot suddenly collapsed into unconsciousness. More...

Wreckage along the back roads

Across The Savannah

I seek beautiful wreckage along the back roads. It’s out there, a chest of tarnished treasure. The key is that red, white, and blue shield you see in the photograph. I know it is a place to avoid. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

John William Higginbotham

Mr. John William Higginbotham, 85, of Washington, Georgia, entered into rest on Friday, May 5, 2017 at his residence.  Graveside services were con­ducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, at Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery.  More...

Worship

Bethany United Methodist Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s closest neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. 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...