May 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Red Devil fans invited to meet new athletic director May 14

Soon football fans in Lincoln County will have an opportunity to do a little “armchair coaching.” The new coach and athletic direc­tor of Lincoln County High School, Michael Pollock, will be available to receive “sage advice” More...

Election office extends hours, will also be open this Saturday

With the 2018 General Primary Elec­tion just weeks away, the public is re­minded that The Lincoln Center is now open late and on Saturday for advance voting. During this time residents may cast their ballots at The Lincoln Center from a.m.-5 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Important lesson: If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy

Words of Encouragement

Living in America’s heartland, I thought I’d heard about every redneck joke that’s ever been told, but I was amused recently by a couple about the mothers of rednecks.  You know a man is a redneck if his mother keeps a spit can More...

Squatters

Across The Savannah

Looking back, I realize they lived like frontiersmen. Looking back, I admire them for doing what they had to do. Find a place to survive. A squirrel-hunting boy who skirted their wooded encampment, I considered them bums. More...

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Obituaries

Barbara D. Purdy

Barbara D. Purdy lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.  More...

Virgil Wade Palmer

Mr. Virgil Wade Palmer, 72, en­tered in rest on Friday, May 4, 2018 at his residence in Greensboro, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, at Phillips Mill Baptist Church. More...

Joan Hill Tracey

Mrs. Joan Hill Tracey, 84, died peacefully on April 30, 2018, at her home in McCormick, S.C.  The memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, at the Lutheran Church by the Lake with Pastor Jim Kinsler officiating.  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...

Council gives Mayor Brown authority to sign resolution for adoption of JCP

The City of Lincolnton has moved one step closer to resolving at least part of the ongoing dispute with the county. More...

Musical theatre class will present Manilow’s Copacabana May 10-12

The LCHS Musical Theatre Class will present Barry Manilow’s “Co­pacabana” tonight (Thursday, May 10) through Saturday, May 12, in the school auditorium.  Performances are set to begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening.  More...

Easters’ annual homecoming celebrates great gospel music

The Jeff and Sheri Easter 10th Annual Homecoming festival gets underway today, (Thursday,) May 10, and will continue through Saturday, May 12. The annual gathering will be, as always, at the Lewis Family Homeplace at 1935 Lewis Family Road. More...

Edwin Burgess Bus Shop dedication honors his life-long service to schools

On Friday, April 27, family and friends gathered to celebrate the life of Edwin S. Burgess and to dedicate the Lincoln County School bus maintenance shop in his memory. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Larry Smalley visited with us Tuesday. So good to see family members. l Charles Ware and Alma Amer­son visited with William on Wednes­day for his birthday. Thank you so much for remembering him. Sure is wonderful to have good friends. More...

American Legion Post 194 to elect officers on May 15

The monthly meeting of the American Legion Post 194 will be held Tuesday, May 15, 7 p.m., at the post home. In addition to regular business, election of post officers for the coming year will be conducted.  More...

Open house, run slated for May 12 at Camp Lakeside

A Y2K run at the YMCA Camp Lakeside, will be held May 12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at 1238 Dogwood Drive. There will be an open house with activities for children as well. Camp information for the summer will be available. More...

Sports

Kaline and the Tigers play in Augusta

Baseball’s Best

“It hurt me a great deal. It put lot of pressure on me. Writers throughout the league starting comparing me to Ty Cobb.” – Hall of Fame outfielder Al Kaline  More...

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Worship

Newberry Missionary Baptist Church

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruction by man or nature. 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...