February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Rouse will be guest speaker at NAACP banquet Feb. 17

Jason A. Rouse will be the speak­er at this year’s annual banquet for the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) to be held at 6 p.m. Sat­urday, February 17, at the Lincoln Center.  More...

Lively gives report on recent arrests made by officers

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, several arrests were made by officers with the law enforcement entity.  More...

News

UBCF grant helps women by providing mammograms

Thanks to a $4,500 grant from the United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) to the East Georgia Cancer Coalition (EGCC), Athens will be able to provide screening mammo­grams for uninsured women in 29 counties including Wilkes County.  More...

Extension office offers free tax help through VITA prog.

Have you ever heard the say­ing “there is nothing in life free”? However, this is not true in all situ­ations. Some people may not real­ize it, but you can file your taxes for free.  More...

Lifeline Screening to provide testing to residents Feb. 15

Residents living in and around the Lincolnton, Georgia can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious condi­tions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. More...

People

Peach farmers optimistic about 2018

Georgia is due for another blast of arctic air this week and, while Geor­gians themselves might be groaning about the cold weather, it’s beneficial for the state’s peach crop.  These chilly days provide the cold temperatures that Geo More...

announces Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is pleased to announce the competitive solicitation process to award the 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant.  More...

LCES names Bucket Fillers for January

Bucket fillers are based from the book Have you Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA LINCOLN COUNTY DEBTORS AND CREDITORS All persons indebted to the estate of TAL­MADGE B. REED SR. 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...

BOC discusses road repaving, Fire Services Advisory Board

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a work ses­sion last week, where no vote was taken, to discuss a number of perti­nent items, some of which will be taken to a vote at its next meeting, scheduled for Thursday (tonight), February 8, begin More...

Student athletes recognized for dedication on and off field

Lincoln County High School athletes were recently honored at an “Athletic Awards Night” for the fall semester of Red Devil sports, as family and friends joined them for the celebration at the end of Janu­ary. More...

Rig rollover blocks roadway

The passenger of a tractor-trailer was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries Saturday, February 3, after the driver overturned the rig he was driving while attempting a turn onto Old Petersb More...

Elijah Clark Day celebration to be held Friday

Last year’s Elijah Clark Day celebration had a marching regional color guard and militia, led by State Color Guard Commander Bill Palmer of the Button Gwinnett Chapter Sons of the American Revo More...

Editorial Page

Some ways not to start a fight this Valentine’s Day

Words of Encouragement

A fellow told about the day his wife sat down on the couch next to him and asked what’s on TV.  “Dust,” he answered.  That’s when the fight started.  Another fellow told about the day his wife hinted that she wa More...

The hardlife that was sawmilling

Across The Savannah

I have an antique oak dresser and a heartpine table. The wood is beautiful as you can see. Thanks to Katherine Bray of Milledgeville, I appreciate these pieces even more. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Lottie Ophelia Wright Gibson

Mrs. Lottie Ophelia Wright Gib­son, 75, wife of the late Wayne Gibson, formerly of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Monday, Janu­ary 22, 2018 at Hope Memory Care, Dacula, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Worship

First Baptist Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commodity and was much appreciated by the people of Pales­tine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and fountains, and water was even sold in the streets. 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...