July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Husband, wife team face several charges in multiple counties

Several homeowners in Lincoln County are looking at a very large hole in their yards, where swim­ming pools were started and never finished – work that was done by Georgia-lina Pool Company, ac­cording to Major Jim Wallen, In­vestigator for the More...

Color guard members take a break to strike a pose

  Band Camp is in full swing for the Red Devils Marching Band. The band members are working hard to come together for the upcoming football games. More...

Ann Sprinkle to present program on therapy dogs, pet care today

The Director of the Lincoln Coun­ty Library, Shirley Dawkins, and the Circulation Manager, Jennifer Woods, had their hands full Thurs­day, July 19, as they waited for Diana Burgoon, naturalist with the Department of Natural Resources, to arrive to gi More...

Band members get in some practice time at camp

  Ny’ziah Cain (left) is matching notes on his trombone with Isaiah Cannady, the tuba player. |align=left|width=250|height=211|link=node]  Nicholas Towns holds a long note, practicing on the marching bari­tone. More...

News

LC bus routes and drivers announced for 2018-19

Bryan, Sharon - Bus #08-1 (AM): This route begins on Parks Road. Parks Road, Soap Creek Lodge Road, Ann Scott Lane, Hwy. 378 to Greenbriar Drive, Pineridge Drive; back to Hwy. 378, turn right on Kelly Street, Wallace-Wells, come back to Hwy.  More...

Bedtimes can make a difference in children’s ability at school

Between after- school activities, homework and other obligations, kids have a lot of competition for the time they should devote to sleep.  More...

Madi Welch, Eli Holton exhibit top entries in goat show

The Wilkes County Young Farmers ninth annual Market Goat Show was held July 7 and Madi Welch (front and center, left) of Lincoln County was named Grand Champion, while Eli Holton (front and center, r More...

People

Leathersville News

l Marion and Hilda Cliatt visited with us on Monday morning. l Alvin Cox visited Wednesday night. l Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed her visit and our lunch. l Elaine Timmerman came on Thursday and brought lunch. More...

Archer becomes inaugural show sponsor for theater

Local business owner Eric Ar­cher said on several occasions he wanted to “do something” for the theater he and his family enjoy attending, and the theater board found a way to capitalize on this generous offer with the creation of a Show More...

Sallie Ramsey’s life of service recognized as she turns 100

In honor of Sallie Mae Watson Ramsey’s upcoming 100th birthday, Sunday, July 29, 2018, her daughters wish to share a few stories of Ms. Sallie’s history and life growing up.  More...

Worship

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...

Anthony Chapel Church

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THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tal building. From such a vantage point, we gain a new insight and perspective, and problems seem to lose their urgency and importance. More...

Sheriff Reviere warns residents of ongoing email, phone scams

In recent weeks, there have been reports of different scams being attempted on Lincoln County resi­dents. More...

Appearance is mandatory for selected jurors July 30

The Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury will convene on Monday, July 30, and continue through Tuesday, July 31, at the Lincoln County courthouse.   Chief Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings.  More...

Tiny Town Tour will be live at Welcome Center Friday

Radio station WAFJ is going to be broadcasting live from Lincolnton Friday, July 27, from noon-2 p.m. as part of its “Tiny Town Tour” going on this summer across the CSRA. More...

Open house is scheduled for all campuses on Aug. 1

It’s almost over. You can hear the groans coming from all school- age children – and probably some teachers – as they mark the days off the calendar leading to the first day of school. More...

Kidd to give history lesson at park on ‘William Bartram and his Trail’

David A. Kidd will present “Wil­liam Bartram and his Trail” at the August meeting of Lincoln County Historical Society’s “History in the Park” series Thursday August 3, at 7 p. m. More...

CDC offers residents tips on preventing tick bites

Camping out, planting flowers, cutting grass, pruning limbs, or just taking a break out in the summer sunshine can put you or someone you care for at risk. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

The odds of two serial killers in on car must be astronomical

I got a hoot out of a joke about an old fellow’s conversation with a hitchhiker he had picked up.  After getting settled into the passenger seat, the hitchhiker thanked the man for the ride, then asked, “but how do you know I’m More...

Political Cartoon

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This weeks tips from the BBB

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (Give.org), the charity monitoring organization affiliated with the Better Business Bureau, has joined with the Federal Trade Commission, state Attorneys General, and state charity regulators to help the donating public a More...

Sports

Baseball’s Best

He got to pitch one inning as a Yankee

“The Cardinals had quite a few quality minor league pitchers at that time. Although I was only in one major league game, I loved playing ball. More...

Obituaries

Janis Florence Bailey

Funeral services for Janis Florence Bailey, of Northwood Road, were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2018, at the Beulah Baptist Church in Tignall with Rev. Kevin Steele officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Josephine Bentley Corbin

Josephine Bentley Corbin, Mama Jo to most, died Saturday June 30,2018 after a long, exhaust­ing battle with COPD.  A memorial service will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Salem Baptist Church with Dr. More...

Austin Joshua Parks

On Monday, July 16th, as the sun began to rise, a cloud of sadness hung over the entire Lincoln County Community. 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...