June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

LCHS Class of 2017

Lincoln County High School graduating class of 2017 celebrates students (front row, seated, l-r) Megan Melnick, Abigail Burt, Ben Whisnant, Abbie Cox, Blake Beggs, Jacquez Kennebrew, Trajan Crawford, More...

Seamless Summer Option provides free meals for kids

The Lincoln County School Sys­tem will serve free meals to children and teens through its Seamless Sum­mer Option (SSO) June 5-29 and July 10-27. This marks the fourth year the school system has participated in the USDA sponsored initiative.  More...

T-ball players warm up before the big game

Pirates batter Bowen Beggs and Marlins player Hudler Cartledge get warmed up for a recreation T-ball game, as pirates teammate Hunter Clary cheers them on in the background. More...

News

Keep calm and move on to avoid human and snake interactions

Not many animals elicit the ex­treme emotional response that snakes do, but the truth is they’re an ordinary part of the landscape in Georgia.  More...

Weather, pests can make summer squash a frustrating crop

Pests and diseases make summer squash one of the most challeng­ing vegetables to grow in Georgia home gardens, according to Uni­versity of Georgia plant pathologist Elizabeth Little, who studies plant diseases and control methods at the UGA College o More...

People

Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Assoc. awarded the Unit of Distinction by GREA

For the fourth time in a row, The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association has been awarded the Georgia Retired Educators Asso­ciation’s highest award, The Unit of Distinction.  More...

Community cookout on Dawkins St.

The Many Faces of Christ, the Christian ministry of Superb Loca­tions, LLC of Lincolnton, Georgia has announced it will be hosting a community cookout on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 142 Dawkin Street Lincolnton, Georgia. More...

Expert tips for understanding financial aid letters

Whether you’re a high school senior or an adult looking to change careers, a college degree can be the key to a bright future. As acceptance letters arrive in the mail, another im­portant document is not far behind: financial aid letters.  More...

Worship

Ebenezer 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 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...

BOE approves tentative budget, taxes expected to stay the same

After a successful secondary public hearing, the Lincoln County Board of Education voted to ap­prove its tentative budget for the fiscal year of 2017-2018.  More...

Chamber board seeks to increase numbers at open house June 8

An open house will be held to discuss the future of the Lincolnton- Lincoln County Chamber of Com­merce, and has been scheduled for Thursday, June 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Welcome Center. More...

Unveiling ceremony celebrates Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail

After years of groundwork be­ing laid by the Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails (GCWHT), Lincoln County has the honor of being added to the Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail, which outlines the flight of the Confederate president through Georgia after ev More...

Events scheduled at Elijah Clark

In celebration of “National Trails Day,” a special night hike has been scheduled at Elijah Clark State Park on Saturday, June 3, from 9-9:45 p.m. More...

Library offers eight-week course on nutrition education to public

The University of Georgia Ex­tension, in partnership with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), will provide a series of free lessons called “Food Talk” every Monday, beginning June 5, at the Lincoln County Library.&n More...

Paul Revere rides into town tonight

Dr. John Turrentine will bring the figure of Paul Revere to life at this month’s “History in the Park” series scheduled for Thursday, June 1, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

New bride with hot iron ruins husband’s best suit

A man came home from the office and found his new bride sobbing uncontrollably.  “I feel terrible,” she said. “I was ironing your blue suit, and I burned a big hole in the seat of your trou­sers.”  More...

That Red Door Mystique

Across The Savannah

Driving down SC Highway 23 on a rainy Monday, all seemed washed out. Gray. A sullen sky. No splashes of color in the peach orchards even, but a late cold snap caused that. Just low, scudding clouds and rain. Then I saw them. Red doors. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Herbert C. Dittmer

Mr. Herbert C. Dittmer, 93, en­tered into eternal rest with his family by his side on Friday, May 26, 2017 at his residence on Dixie Lane.  A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Herbert C. Dittmer was held at 4 p.m. More...

Melvin Finley

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Public Notices

LEGALS

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE  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...