October 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Voter registration ends October 9, early voting gets underway Oct. 15

The last day to register to vote in the General Election slated for November 6 is Tuesday, October 9, according to Lincoln County Elec­tions Director Lilvender Bolton. More...

Legion Post 194 opens for bingo and dinners, members meet Tuesday

With summer vacation behind them, members of the American Legion Post 194 resumed opera­tion on Wednesday, October 3.  In addition to the regular Legion meeting on the third Tuesday of each month, the Post will sponsor its Wednesday night dinner More...

Elijah Clark to host Fall Festival, will kick off with movie night Fri.

Elijah Clark State Park is decked out in all its fall finery in preparation for the annual Fall Festival that will take place October 5-7. More...

Public hearings set for proposed tax increase

Due to an unfortunate error in wording in the previously pub­lished public notice and to meet state requirements, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners are required to rerun the county’s public notice, five-year history, and hold three publ More...

Editorial Page

Word of elderly couple’s divorce brings their children home for visit

Words of Encouragement

An elderly woman called her daughter who lives out-of-state and delivered the news: “I hate to interrupt your day, but I need to tell you that your Dad and I are getting a divorce. More...

Herbs Grill

Across The Savannah

Every community needs its own restaurant. One you can count on year in and year out. Over here across the Savannah we had one for many years. It sat at the corner of St. Andrews and Broad River Road. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Thomas A. Hammond

Mr. Thomas A. Hammond, 70, of Po Folks Lane, Lincolnton, entered into rest on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at his residence.  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 5, at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. More...

Bill Mobley

Mr. Bill Mobley, 74, of Oak Grove Rd., Washington, Georgia, entered into rest on Friday, September 28, 2018 at University Hospital McDuffie.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Raymond F. Wilson

Mr. Raymond F. Wilson, 76, entered into eternal rest at his residence on Chamberlain Ferry Road.  A Celebration of Life service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Octo­ber 3, at Pine Grove United Method­ist Church with Rev. Thomas Moon and Rev. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION 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...

Micro-sized fan enjoys Saturday morning football game

Palmer Anderson was decked out in her football finery on Saturday morn­ing as she showed her support for the Pop Warner football league as they took on Grovetown. Unfortunately it looks like she is about to fumble the ball.   More...

Local leaders give briefing and driving tour to Garrison Commander Colonel Clifford

The new Garrison Commander for Fort Gordon, Colonel James Clifford received a ground-level tour of Lincoln County accompa­nied by county officials last Tues­day, September 25.  More...

Chief Lively reports on recent arrests for Aug. and Sept.

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Stacy Enrique McClendon, 27, of Lincolnton, was charged with ob­struction of officer, possession of marijuana with intent, possession of drug related, and possession of marijuana less tha More...

Pop Warner teams will take on Garden City at home Saturday

The Lincoln County Pop Warner teams will take on Garden City at home this Saturday, Oct. 6 at Buddy Bufford field beginning at 9 a.m. with the Tiny-Mites division. More...

Noble will speak on John Dooley and the search for his gravesite tonight

Author and amateur historian Dr. David Noble will speak on “John Dooly and the Search for his Graves­ite: Are We in Egypt Yet?” in the Oc­tober edition of the Lincoln County Historical Society’s History in the Park lecture series. More...

People

LC Paws members taking calendar orders, selling tickets for Pamper Your Dog basket

LC Paws members are currently taking orders for our 2019 calendars. The calendars will be great gifts for Christmas and/or stocking stuffers. Everyone will want one! You may pre- order now until October 31st and the calendars will cost $20 each. More...

Clean Weight Gain

Nolia’s Notes

I have always greatly respected scientists. I pay attention to studies, because, in the past I have thought the information would be helpful. Now I am not so sure.  More...

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Sports

Red Devils led early against W-W but come up short at end, 21-26

LINCOLNTON – An improved and focused team of Red Devils played hard to the last second, but came up short 26-21 against their archrival Washington-Wilkes here last Friday night. More...

This weeks tips from the BBB

With Hurricane Florence behind us, it seems timely to think about our natural disaster planning, in regard to finances. Natural disasters can destroy your personal property and severely impair your ability to conduct financial transactions.  More...

Brissie Was one of 'The Greatest Generation

BASEBALL’S BEST

“It is, I believe, the greatest generation any society has ever produced.” – Tom Brokaw More...

Worship

Jones Chapel Church

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Mister Banjo

The happy sound of banjo music brings en­joyment to all within earshot. 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...