February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Board approves cafeteria upgrades; receives grant for Cambro Flex Cart

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to proceed with phase one of a cafeteria upgrade at the Lincoln County middle school and high school. The action was taken at the regular meeting held Tuesday, February 13.  More...

Moxley honored with emeritus title after serving on board for 24 years

Long-time member of the Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Board Herbert Moxley was honored with a special presentation from the Board of Commissioners for his 24 years of service – since 1994 – to the community.  More...

Signing Day at LCHS

On National Signing Day in the CSRA, Red Devil cornerback Midari­ous Roberts (front center) signed to play for Georgia Military College this fall after receiving a scholarship. More...

News

General Assembly news from Tom McCall

On Monday, February 12, we reconvened for week six of the 2018 legislative session. The General Assembly is now officially over half-way through this year’s session, and “Cross Over Day” is just a few legislative days away.   More...

Georgians warned about inmate phone scams

Attorney General Chris Carr and Commissioner of the Department of Corrections Greg Dozier are warning Georgians to be on the lookout for phone scams that may be a result of illicit use of contraband cell phones by inmates in Georgia prisons.  More...

People

Youth recognized for academic accomplishments

On the fourth Sunday of last month, the Youth at New Tabernacle Baptist Church were recognized for their academic accomplishments for the second nine weeks. More...

Leathersville News

l Grover Fox visited with us on Wednesday afternoon. So nice for our neighbors to visit. l Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey came Saturday and took care of some things around the house. So good to have family to help out. More...

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Worship

Hephzibah Baptist Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s closest neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. 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...

County files an injunction against city, discusses water contract, delivery area

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has voted to file an injunction against the City of Lincolnton with the Superior Court, in an effort to prohibit the city from cutting off a county-owned water meter designated to the Saddlebrook Farms subdiv More...

College and Career Day held at LCHS

Javier Francisco (left) and Keeli Ewing, advisors for Georgia College discuss career opportunities with Alleya Saint, a junior at LCHS while her mother, Gail Saint observes. More...

Clement home destroyed by fire

The Office of Emergency Services, along with Martin’s Crossroads, Midway and Loco Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a house fire on Thursday, February 8. More...

Dr. Turrentine will be guest speaker at History in the Park series March 1

The Lincoln County Historical Society will present a special por­trayal of Robert E. Lee on Thursday, March 1, at The Lincoln County Historical Park at 7 p.m.  More...

Hammond hands down indictments during Superior Court proceedings

A list of indictments was released after the Lincoln County Supe­rior Court Grand Jury reported for duty January 25-26 at the Lincoln County courthouse. Judge Thomas B. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Without enough water, flowers dry up and husbands wilt

A fellow went to the flower shop and asked for geraniums.  “I’m sorry, but we have sold out of geraniums,” the clerk said, “but we have our marigolds on sale if you’d like some of them.”  “No thank More...

This weeks tips from the BBB

Tax scams, including fraudulent tax return preparation, cost taxpay­ers billions of dollars every year and is continuing to grow. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Mary Katherine Dyson

Mrs. Mary Katherine Dyson, more affectionately known as “hun”, “mama”, “KK”, and “MK” of Doster Rd., Washington, Ga. entered into rest on Sunday, Febru­ary 18, 2018 at University Hospi­tal, Augusta. More...

Ella Maude Elam

Funeral services were held for Ella Maude Elam at 12 noon on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Mulberry CME Church with Rev, Willie J. White, officiating. More...

John Charles Thornton Jr.

Mr. John Charles Thornton Jr., 78 of Augusta Hwy., Lincolnton, entered into rest on Friday, February 16, 2018 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.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...