June 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bussey’s passing leaves huge void in hearts of many

Lincoln County Finance Direc­tor Traci Bussey died unexpectedly on Friday, June 22. She had been the county’s Finance Director for the past 11 years, and an integral part of the Lincoln County govern­ment’s day-to-day operations. More...

Rocking out at the library

These three “rock stars” had loads of fun recently at the karaoke and photo shoot last week! Starring are (l-r) Annie Kate Goldman, Charlotte Goldman (at top), and Lynnley Goldman. More...

Performing poodles will entertain kids at library Thursday

The Lincoln County Library is really going to the dogs. Well … not really. The dogs are coming to the library, with Michelle and her Magical Poodles. The show instructs, as well as entertains.  More...

News

Fire commissioner urges caution with fireworks

As the July Fourth holiday approaches, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging residents to use extreme caution to avoid fires and severe injuries when using fireworks this Independence Day.  More...

Russell named to President’s List at Kennesaw State

Kristen Russell of Lincolnton was recently named to the President’s List at Kennesaw State University. Russell was among the more than 3,100 Kennesaw State students who were honored for academic excellence in the Spring 2018 semester.  More...

People

Kid friendly activities at the park

Do you like to garden? Be a part of Elijah Clark State Park’s butterfly and medicine gardens. More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Monday and carried me to town for lunch. We enjoyed our time together. l Elaine Timmerman and Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey spent Saturday with us and took care of some things around the house. l Nobie Dean Hawes visited Friday morning. More...

Harris named to Dean’s List at Kennesaw State

Natasia Harris of Lincolnton was named to Kennesaw State University’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester. More...

Worship

St. Luke Baptist Church

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MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. 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...

Judge Overstreet orders mediation for county, city continueing dispute

Richmond County Superior Court Senior Judge Carlisle Overstreet has ordered Lincoln County and the City of Lincolnton to pursue media­tion over their disputes concerning the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) and water and sewerage right.  More...

Deal’s new hands free law to be enforced as of July 1

There’s a new law regarding cell phones in Georgia, just in case you haven’t heard.  Governor Nathan Deal signed a new law, effective July 1, requiring Georgia drivers to use hands-free devices or voice-activated technol­ogy in order More...

Lively issues report on recent incidents

a recent report issued by the Lin­colnton Police Department, Lonnie McCord Duncan, 69, of Evans, was charged with parole hold, aggravated stalking, and criminal trespass. A property bond of $60,000 was set. More...

Residents should leave fireworks to professionals

With no fireworks display this year, many folks will try to have their own fireworks celebration for the Fourth of July. However, it’s safer to go somewhere and watch the professionals.  More...

Casey Broom issues guidelines on dealing with excessive heat

Those in Lincolnton have, in the last few years, found that once summer is here, it’s here with a vengeance. It’s not unusual for the temperature to stay 90 degrees or hotter during the summer, for pro­longed periods of time. More...

LCRD now offering swimming lessons

is an old saying, “better late than never.” Thanks to Lincoln County Recreation Department Di­rector Latrellis Glaze, there will be swimming lessons given this July. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Worst case scenario: husband prepares for his wife to come back home

I sometimes wonder if I’m just too easily amused, but I got a big kick out of the old joke about a fellow who showed up for work visibly upset.  His coworkers gathered around and asked what was wrong.  More...

A Song for Miss Johnnie

Across The Savannah

—“I hear the train a’coming, rolling round the bend”  —“Look a-yonder comin’, comin’ down that railroad track, it’s the Orange Blossom Special, bring­ing my baby back” ... More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Traci Wheatley Bussey

Mrs. Traci Wheatley Bussey, 51, of Forest Lake Estates, entered into rest on Friday, June 22, 2018.  More...

Mary Thompson Cooper

Mrs. Mary Thompson Cooper, 80, of Double Branches Rd., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, June 18, 2018.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, Thomson with Revs. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF COLUMBIA DEBTOR’S AND CREDITOR’S NOTICE  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...