July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Qualifying set for July 17-19

Qualifying for the upcoming spe­cial election for sheriff will begin on Monday, July 17, and continue through Wednesday, July 19, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

Kids serve up summer fun

Kameron Wideman and Christian Elam play water volleyball at the recreation department pool as a part of the Lincoln County Community Partnership summer camp. More...

CDC, health department offer tips on controlling mosquito population

The community should be on high alert as mosquitos of every size and variety have emerged from the woodwork to embrace summer, carrying with them diseases such as West Nile, Malaria, and even the obscure Zika virus, in their tirade against mankind.&n More...

Walker makes a splash

Kaleb Walker enjoys making a splash at the pool on a hot summer afternoon with his friends. More...

News

New foundation membership will provide trees to forests

Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by join­ing the Arbor Day Foundation this month.  Through the Replanting Our Na­tional Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will hon More...

Begin managing dove fields season is just months away

Opening day of dove season is a little over two months away, so it’s time to start planning for and planting dove fields.  More...

Farm Safety Camp teaches lessons to 120 children from Lincoln, Wilkes

The 2017 Farm Safety Camp plan­ning committee has issued a tremen­dous ‘thank you’ to everyone who volunteered their time, made contri­butions and great efforts to make this year’s camp a huge success, accord­ing to Chairman Blake T More...

People

Hawes graduates from Princeton High will attend Harvard University in the fall

Matthew Hawes, the son of Rup­pert A. Hawes, MD and Edwina Jones Hawes, PhD, and the grandson of Al­cye Y. Hawes, DDS, and Mrs. Winnie D. Jones, and the great-grandson of the late Ms. More...

PNGC members attend leadership workshop

Mrs. Ruth Tonsing, Mrs. Brenda Holder and Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

By Mrs. William Bentley

Last week l Raymond and Elaine came Thursday. They brought lunch and cut the grass and shrubbery. We enjoyed their visit. So good to have children who care. l Chuck and Lisa Mahaffey came Saturday. They cut shrubbery and were lunch guests with us. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY PROBATE COURT  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...

will act as interim sheriff after taking official oath of office

Deputy Chief Sid Hatfield was of­ficially sworn in as the interim sher­iff for Lincoln County last Wednes­day, July 5, by Superior Court Judge Britt Hammond, and will assume the position until a special election for a sheriff is held.  According More...

Isabelle Linkous was recognized by Mike Rowe at SkillsUSA event

Lincoln County High School stu­dent Isabelle Linkous was person­ally congratulated by Mike Rowe, executive producer and television host of multiple shows including Dirty Jobs, at . .the .SkillsUSAU.. More...

Perseids meteor shower will give stargazers a show July 17-Aug. 24

Start saving up a few good wish­es, because the Perseids meteor shower – named one of the “most popular meteor showers of the year” by NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke – will take place from July 17-August 24, giving skywatchers More...

Corps launches campaign urging use of life jackets

More public recreation fatalities occur in July than any other month, so the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has requested that the recreating public “play it safe” while on, in, or near the water, because drowning is a lead More...

Gibson goes for the goal!

Russell Gibson faces off against Kate McWorter at a recreation department soccer game. More...

Editorial Page

Note to pastors: Don’t stand on the patient’s air hose

Words of Encouragement

I’m sure you’ve heard about the deacon who was admitted to the hospital. More...

A Sunny Georgia Beach

Across The Savannah

Greetings from Tybee Island, which is a ways south as Georgia goes but certainly not South Geor­gia. No pecan orchards or cotton fields. Just cottony clouds and ranks of umbrellas. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Consumer Qs is a weekly ques­tion and-answer column by Arty Schronce at the Georgia Depart­ment of Agriculture. Please share your thoughts, questions and sug­gestions with him by phone, mail or email.  Q: Are shishito peppers hot or sweet?  More...

Obituaries

Sheriff Bruce C. Beggs

Sheriff Bruce C. Beggs, 58, of Kelly St., entered into rest on Mon­day, July 3, 2017.  More...

Susie ‘Sue’ Bufford

Mrs. Susie “Sue” Bufford, 81, of Tignall, Georgia, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Worship

Hephzibah Baptist 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...