April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

traverse jurors need to report to baliff

The Lincoln County Superior Court Traverse Jury will convene on Monday, April 16, and contin­ue through Friday, April 20, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Judge Thomas B. Hammond is scheduled to preside over the pro­ceedings.  More...

Chief Lively issues report on recent arrests, incidents

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Dominigue Rashad Gantt, 27, of Charlotte, N.C., was charged with giving a false name, being parties to a crime, and theft by receiving stolen property. More...

Regional high-speed internet system improves county growth opportunity

Lincoln County businesses and homeowners now have access to the same ultra-high-speed internet as defense contractors at Fort Gordon, thanks to recent service upgrades by Relyant Communications.  More...

News

Egg candling class offered in Thomson

It seems that about this time each year a lot of farm supply stores and farm feed stores get in their supply of baby chickens. Now if you are planning on raising them for the freezer this notice will not be of interest to you. More...

People

LCES announces March Bucket Fillers

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

Plantapaloza Makes for One-Stop Shopping

Spring is here, which means it’s time to plant summer gardens.  More...

Leathersville News

l Alex Ferguson, Jr. visited with us on Friday. Sure was good to see family. It means a lot to us when they remember to see us. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited with us Saturday. So nice of them to visit. We enjoy our family coming to see us. More...

Sports

From outfield grass to putting greens

Baseball’s Best

“It took me 17 years to get 3000 hits. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.” – Hank Aaron, Braves Hall of Fame legend  More...

Worship

Morningside Baptist Church

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The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. 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...

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...

Mayor ready for battle with county, says, ‘let court decide who is right’

Lincolnton Mayor Henry Brown began the regular April city council meeting by stating unequivocally that the city is ready for a court battle with the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.  More...

Volunteers needed for The Wall That Heals, mandatory training will take place April 25

As the time grows closer to the arrival of the “The Wall That Heals,” there continues to be a need for more volunteers from the local community.  More...

Several multi-county arrests made after 18-month-long investigation

A suspected drug trafficker was arrested in Wilkes County on March 28, thanks to the combined effort of several law enforcement agencies.  More...

Easter treats for toddlers

Toddlers were treated to an Easter egg hunt at the Lincoln County Library on Thursday, March 29, by Head Librarian Shirley Dawkins and staff. Small children are invited every Thursday at 11 a. m. More...

Sanctuary rededication ceremony to be held at First Assembly Sun.

First Assembly of God will con­duct a rededication of its sanctuary, Sunday, April 15, during the morn­ing worship service.  A complete remodeling of the sanctuary has been completed, with a new sound booth and sound equip­ment, new paint and ca More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Sniffing coon hunter’s toes not best way to determine where he lives   I heard a joke the other day about a surly game warden who walked up a coon hunter as he sat on his tailgate listening to his hounds.  More...

Leaving your mark

Across The Savannah

Of all the trees down South, beeches and white birches gets picked on the most. The love sick, the egotistical, the passerby, and all manner of folk love to carve sentiments into the trees’ vulnerable white bark. Arboreal graffiti I call it. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Karen Noel Crook

Ms. Karen Noel Crook, 29, of Washington, Georgia, entered into rest Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Au­gusta University Medical Center.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  More...

Harold W. Echols

Harold W. Echols, 77, of LaFay­ette, Georgia, formerly of Lincoln­ton, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, in Wilbanks Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Joel Miller officiating. More...

Robert F. Wilkes

Mr. Robert F. “Chigger” Wilkes, 84, of Elam Heights, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, at Goshen Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.  More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER By virtue of the power of sale contained inthat certain Deed to Secure Debt from Chris­topher Lee Hohlwein and Nancy P. Hohlwein   More...