August 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Gunby’s role as LCHS principle allows him to make a difference in students’ daily lives

Meeting the principal of the Lincoln County High School, Dr. Howie Gunby, for the first time, a person may be taken somewhat aback by his quiet demeanor. More...

Library staff thanks community for successful summer program

The summer season has been filled with family-friendly activi­ties at the Lincoln County Library, culminating in a party that was held Friday, July 27, featuring free pizza and drinks. More...

Therapy dogs help teach children proper pet care

Therapy Dogs were a great hit at the Lincoln County Library Thursday, as both children and adults enjoyed the interesting facts about the Therapy Dog organization. More...

News

Burtons to speak Sunday

Tee and Erin Burton will share the miraculous work God has done in their lives this Sunday, August 5, during the 10:45 worship service at First Assembly of God. More...

Hudgens asks college students to consider renters insurance

As the start of the school year approaches, college students who are moving out of the house or off campus may want to consider purchasing renters insurance to help with the cost of replacing stolen or damaged personal belongings.  More...

Dr. Noble will be guest speaker at foundation meeting

Dr. David Noble of Atlanta will be the guest speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation on Thursday, August 9, at 6 p.m. at the Washington Woman’s Club.  Dr. Noble will present “Things about Col. More...

People

Incoming freshman attend LCHS orientation

Lincoln County High School held orientation for incoming freshmen for the first time this year.  More...

Activities scheduled at the MACK

“Our weekly column to encourage your interest, participation, and support of your local arts and culture.” The McCormick Arts Council (MACK), www.mccormickarts.org, 864-852-3216, mccormickarts@gmail.com.  August at the MACK 2018  More...

DNR releases new regulations guide for hunting season

Now online and in print, the 2018-2019 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Worship

Bethany United Methodist 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...

County approves new auditor; considers ransomware coverage

Changes are in the air for the Finance Department at the Lin­coln County courthouse even before the new finance director is chosen. The Board of Com­missioners held a called meeting Tuesday, July 24, to discuss and vote on a new county auditor. More...

Local police accept lip sync challenge, performs ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’

The Lincolnton Police De­partment is a sensation on Face­book – well, a local sensation, anyway. Police departments from around the country have been challenging one another to “lip sync” battles on Face­book.  More...

Accident on bridge claims a life

An accident on Highway 47 resulted in one fatality at the Lincoln County/Columbia County bridge last Wednesday, July 25, at approximately 9 a.m.  Sarah Rhodes, 17, of Evans, Georgia, died after a head-on collision with a loaded log truck driven More...

Chamber thrilled with Tiny Town Tour turnout

The weather was great for the last stop on radio station WAFJ’s “Tiny Town” tour Friday, at the Welcome Center at the Lamar-Blanchard house. There was an exceptional turnout of people enjoying free hotdogs, drinks, and fellowship. More...

Editorial Page

The wonder years: Wonder where my car is parked

Words of Encouragement

You’ve no doubt heard about the older lady who was convinced she had finally entered her wonder years.  ‘Wonder where my car is parked. Wonder where I left my phone. Wonder where my glasses are. More...

They never had their marbles

Across The Savannah

I can stand on the brick patio Dad laid down in the 1980s and show you right where we boys shot marbles. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Van Lingle Mango, a players song

Baseball’s Best

“Brooklyn was the most won­derful city a man could play in, and the fans were the most loyal there were.” – Pee Wee Reese, Brooklyn Dodger Hall of Fame Shortstop  More...

Obituaries

Idell Johnson

Idell Johnson, 79, formally of Rye, New York, was called home on July 24, 2018.  A memorial service was held 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Bliley’s-Chippenham, 6900 Hull Street Rd., Richmond, Virginia.  More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

Request for Proposal:Lincoln County DevelopmentAuthority Heating and Air Condi­tioning: Repair for restart of heat­ing and air conditioning system ofmanufacturing/office building onMcCormick Highway. 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...