June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chief Lively issues report on arrests, incidents in city

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Adrinne Cagle, 28, of Lincolnton, was charged with financial transac­tion card fraud and financial trans­action card theft. More...

News

This weeks tips from the BBB

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has changed the way it deals with overdue taxes, and that means third party collection agencies may now call you on the phone.  Like the IRS, Better Business Bureau (BBB) is concerned this change might lead to More...

People

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Monday afternoon. l Tim and Pam Abel from Guyton visited his parents, Kenneth and Donna Abel. Preston Jewel has also been a visitor in the home. l Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Abel celebrated their 61st wedding an­niversary on Friday. More...

New ignition interlock device limited permit available July 1

Persons who have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Georgia and whose Geor­gia driver’s license is subject to an administrative license suspension (ALS) may have the option begin­ning July 1st to obtain a new type of limited More...

Shively awarded Brooks scholarship

Austin Shively was recently awarded the Bobby Brooks Schol­arship at the University of Georgia. The scholarship was setup to honor Robert F. More...

Obituaries

Reba Anne Jones

Reba Anne Albea Jones, age 80, of Manchester, Georgia, passed away Thursday June 15, 2017 at Columbus Hospice in Columbus Georgia.  The family will hold a private service for Mr. and Mrs. Jones at a later date.  More...

Gary Hoyt Jones

Gary Hoyt Jones, 76, of Man­chester, Georgia, passed away Tues­day, June 20, 2017 at his home.  The family will hold a private service for Mr. and Mrs. Jones at a later date.  More...

Alexander Mitchell ‘Lex’ McGee

Mr. Alexander Mitchell “Lex” McGee, 47, entered into eternal rest on Monday, June 19, 2017 at his residence on Clay Hill Road.  Graveside services were 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...

Corps requests public comment on new drought contingency plan

Property owners, recreational lake-goers, and those generally concerned with the environmental issues surrounding the borders of Clark’s Hill Lake in Lincoln County are encouraged to exam­ine and comment on a recently released draft report cont More...

Historical park represents commitment to preserving community’s rich heritage

One particular hidden gem of Lincoln County sits inconspicuously in the heart of the city. It’s shrouded by a wall of trees and neighboring homes, as unknowing passersby drive past it every day. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Nothing tougher than a mouse that chases cats

Maybe you heard about the three mice that were sitting around boast­ing about how tough they were.  “Mousetraps? Ha!” the first mouse said. More...

From Butter Churns to Bats

Across The Savannah

As you’d expect, she kept the old churn in the kitchen. I see it vividly, even now. I watched my Grandmother Poland churn butter, a memory that sure seems old-fash­ioned in this digital age. I have no idea who made that churn. More...

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Worship

Goshen Baptist Church

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The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. 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...