November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Little River Bridge complete after months of construction

The traveling public can now utilize the newly constructed Little River Bridge on State Route 43 when crossing the Lincoln and McDuffie County line.  This $14.9 million project, ex­ecuted by Scott Bridge Company, Inc., replaced a structurally de More...

Visitors enjoy full day of live demonstrations

A large crowd of onlookers watched Historical Society volunteers operate the historical park’s saw mill, as well as other machinery, throughout the day at this year’s Pioneer Day festival More...

Editorial Page

Bragging about $7 haircuts may not be good idea

Words of Encouragement

Maybe you heard about the hair salon that opened right across the street from an old established barbershop.  They put up a big sign that read: “WE GIVE SEVEN DOLLAR HAIR CUTS!”  Not to be outdone, the old barber put up his own More...

My Father’s Canteen

Across The Savannah

The canteen hung from a nail on a roof support in my parent’s attic for decades. My father brought it home from Hiroshima. Somewhere through the years the canvas cover got lost. More...

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Worship

Tabernacle Baptist Church

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A HERITAGE

Children begin at an early age to acquire a knowledge and an appreciation of their heritage and the traditions of their society. 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...

Probation violations, drugs, DUI top list of recent sheriff’s arrests

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Billy Gene Plagwitz, 41, of Lincoln­ton, was charged with possession of drug related objects, possession of methamphetamine, and battery (FV). More...

Residents invited to Christmas act at First Assembly

First Assembly of God is helping to usher in the holiday season in Lin­coln County, as the church will con­duct “The Melody of Christmas,” a celebration of the sights and sounds of the Christmas season, on Sunday and Monday, December 3 an More...

‘Local and Loving It’ initiative touts value of shopping, spending at home

With only three weeks left until Christmas, businesses in Lincoln County are open for holiday shop­ping, which brings into perspective the importance of shopping at home and the impact it has on the local economy, especially during the heightened sho More...

Elijah Clark State Park will feature drive-thru ‘Christmas Night Lights’

The “Christmas Night Lights” drive-thru will be the feature at Eli­jah Clark State Park throughout the holiday season, and the community is invited to attend. More...

Geminids and Ursids showers will delight stargazers in Dec.

It’s more than just “shooting stars,” but entire showers that will rain down in December as both the Geminids and Ursids meteor showers will take place this month, which should excite the most avid of skywatchers and casual onlooker More...

People

Leathersville News

By Mrs. William Bentley

l Mr. and Mrs. Murry Norman visited with us on Monday after­noon. So nice to have friends who care to visit. l Lisa Mahaffey came Saturday morning and carried me to town and worked around the house. More...

Pine Needle Garden Club members hold Nov. meeting

Linda Joiner gave a nice inspiration and Mel Talbert led our Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Carr, Kemp warn Georgians about football ticket scams

Attorney General Chris Carr and Secretary of State Brian Kemp are warning football fans about ticket scams in preparation for this Saturday’s SEC Championship game between the University of Georgia and the University of Auburn. More...

Obituaries

Bobby Blakey

Mr. Bobby Blakey, 84, entered into eternal rest on Monday, No­vember 20, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 24, at Beulah Baptist Church with Leon­ard R. More...

Edna Dickson Lamar

Mrs. Edna Dickson Lamar, 97, of Tignall, Georgia, entered into rest on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Southern Manor Senior Living, Washington, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, November 24, at Tignall Baptist Church. More...

Loved ones honored with light on the Tree of Remembrance

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2017. The tree is located at the intersection of Peachtree and Main Streets. 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...