May 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Public reminded that early voting is now underway

Early voting for the General Pri­mary Election, slated for Tuesday, May 22, began Monday, April 30 and run through May 18. More...

Park schedules family-friendly activities in May

Other than the Little Roy and Lizzy Music Festival this weekend, there are several fun events coming up at Elijah Clark State Park the rest of the month. More...

Rawlings will be guest speaker at ‘History in the Park’ tonight

Reconstruction Years of 1865- 1877 that followed the Civil War are some of the least studied, and perhaps some of the most controver­sial eras in American history. More...

News

American Legion Post 194 to elect officers on May 17

The monthly meeting of the American Legion Post 194 will be held Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m., at the post home. In addition to regular business, election of post officers for the coming year will be conducted.  More...

People

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Kristen Leigh Campbell weds Johnathan Chase Bandy April 7

Leigh Campbell and Johnathan Chase Bandy were united in marriage at 6 p.m., Sat­urday, April 7, 2018 on Miramar Beach, Florida. David Gardiner officiated.  Kristen is the daughter of Bill and Angela Campbell of Ball Ground. More...

Zellars celebrates seventh birthday with party April 7

Kholbi Zellars, daughter of Selena Booker of Washington and Torri Zellars of Lincolnton, celebrated her seventh birthday with a party at Stars and Stripes in Augusta on Saturday, April 7. More...

Obituaries

Johnny Brinkley

Johnny Brinkley, 68, of Mc­Cormick, S.C., husband of Linda Barnett Brinkley, died Monday, April 30, 2018 at Self Regional Medical Center.  More...

Linda K. Dillashaw

Mrs. Linda K. Dillashaw, 72, entered into rest Friday, April 20, 2018 at Lake Crossing Health Care in Appling, Georgia.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, at Anthony Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.  More...

Louis Ashmore Guillebeau

Mr. Louis Ashmore Guillebeau, 92, entered into rest on December 19, 2017 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.  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...

Georgia Freshwater Campgrounds will bring new life to lake facilities

Lincoln County’s leased Corps of Engineers campgrounds will remain open, renovated, and remarketed under a new sub-lease agreement between the county and Georgia Freshwater Campgrounds, owned by local couple Kermit and Mary Ann Laney, along wit More...

Guthrie, along with thousands of visitors, pay homage to fallen veterans at The Wall

A stirring speech by Retired General Samuel Wakefield was given during the formal opening ceremony for “The Wall That Heals” Thursday, April 26, in the gymnasium at Curry Colvin Rec­reational Center.  More...

Musical theater class to present Copacabana

LCHS Musical Theatre Class members including (l-r) Trip Norman as Mr. More...

Farm Safety Camp to be held May 31 at McGill-Woodruff

The annual Farm Safety Camp is once again coming together for 2018.  The many agricultural and safety-oriented businesses of both Wilkes and Lincoln coun­ties have worked together in order to sponsor a fun camp for children that will also instru More...

Volunteers and visitors make Wall visit a success

Inclement weather didn’t keep a large crowd from attending the opening ceremony for The Wall That Heals held inside the gymnasium at the Curry Colvin Recreational Complex. More...

Editorial Page

Mistaking Super Glue for lip balm can leave you speechless

Words of Encouragement

Perhaps you heard about the fellow whose wife asked him to hand her the lip balm.  “I passed her Super Glue by mistake,” he said. “She’s still not talking to me.”  More...

The Beauty of Old Bridges

Across The Savannah

File this column under “Prog­ress.” I guess. I remain a skeptic of much that is new and better and that includes the new bridges go­ing up across Georgialina. Better is not always beautiful. More...

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Sports

Jackie, and then Larry, paved the way

Baseball’s Best

“Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along, whether you be black or white.”  – Larry Doby, Baseball Hall of Fame  More...

Worship

New Tabernacle Batist 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...