January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Qualifying packets available for pickup beginning Feb. 1

Qualifying packets for the Gen­eral Primary/Non-partisan Election slated for Tuesday, May 22, will be available for pickup at the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration office beginning on Thursday, February 1.  More...

Brush fire stifled quickly

Swift assistance to a brush fire off of Chamberlain Ferry Road by the Office of Emergency Services and other county volunteer stations resulted in stifling the spreading flames. More...

Historical Society installs new officers

The Lincoln County Historical Society had its annual dinner and “Installation of Officers” ceremony on Saturday, January 13. More...

News

Wengrow discusses winter weathers effect on soil to garden club members

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton held its regular third Monday meeting. Everyone was welcomed by Mrs. Norma McKinney, Pledge was led by Mrs. Mel Talbert and inspiration by Mrs. More...

Carbon monoxide danger peaks in winter

Each year, hundreds of people are killed and thousands are hospitalized by exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) — an invisible, odorless gas that can seep into homes from faulty furnaces or poorly ventilated genera­tors.  It’s important More...

People

General Assembly news from Tom McCall

My colleagues and I returned to the Gold Dome on Tuesday, January 16, for the second week of the 2018 legislative session. More...

LCMS names students to honor roll for nine weeks

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. Honor Roll students must have a 90 or above in all subjects.  More...

Leathersville News

l Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey and Kevin Murdock visited on Saturday morning. l Nancy Bailey visited with us on Sunday. So good to have wonderful friends to visit. l Pam Watson and Preston Jewel visited Kenneth and Donna Abel on Monday. More...

Obituaries

Betty Saggus Hall

Mrs. Betty Saggus Hall, 80, of Washington, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Pruitt Health Care in Washington.  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...

Norman gives state of county address

As the holidays have now passed and the new year of 2018 has begun, Commission Chairman Walker Nor­man gave a “State of the County” address, in which he highlighted local growth and improvements that took place last year, along with ad­dr More...

names Nancy Blount senior center, transit director

Several appointments were delib­erated upon by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recently, including that of a new senior center and transit director, along with four other county board positions.  Nancy Blount was hired as the new senio More...

American Pickers looking for local hidden treasures

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Geor­gia, as they plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region this winter.  More...

First super blue moon lunar eclipse will debut after 150 year absence

Every once in a blue moon will you encounter extra special phenomena coasting through the night sky, and it just so happens that January 31 will showcase not only a spectacularly darken­ing lunar eclipse, but it will also be the canvas for that same More...

Public housing going smoke free; ALA to offer quit smoking support

In advance of the U.S. More...

Winter blast leaves behind dusting of snow

From back roads to backyards, Lincoln and surrounding coun­ties received a winter blast last Wednesday, January 17, which resulted in schools and busi­nesses closing, and made room for a little “snow day” fun. More...

Editorial Page

It stands to reason that unused brains cost more

Words of Encouragement

Someone sent along the old joke about the fellow who volunteered for the first-ever brain transplant. More...

Nothing good happens in a strip club or does It?

Across The Savannah

Orlando 1982. Garry and I are sipping beers. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Devils take on Taliaferro

Devil guard Reggie Reid, #14, made a quick pass to his teammate in last week’s game against Talia­ferro County, which resulted in a successful second game of the junior varsity season. More...

Worship

Faith Community Church

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A Different Perspective

We are all familiar with the old saying, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” It is quite true that we often become so concerned with the details and daily functions of living 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...