January 10, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Watson Brown names new Junior Board members

The Watson Brown Foundation announced its new Junior Board members for 2018-2019 recently and they are (front row, l-r) Braelin Smallwood of Lincoln County High School, Parliamentarian Jamie Lester of Briarwood Academy, Chairman Holland Cook of McDuf More...

Daniel offers residents suggestions on staying healthy in winter months

The winter season means more time spent indoors for everyone, which equals a breeding ground for viruses. More...

Tankersleys work diligently to bring a pick-your-own farm to community

Lincoln County Extension Agent Brian Tankersley and his wife, Becky, have been working hard to bring a “berry” delicious pick- your-own farm to Lincoln County this spring.  They have transplanted straw­berries, blueberries, and black More...

News

January public meetings set to discuss hunting regulations

Hunters and other interested per­sons are encouraged to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of pro­posed hunting regulations for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 hunting seasons.  More...

Resolve to test your home for radon this January

Not many people think about the dangers of radon, but the radioactive element causes over 800 deaths a year in Georgia. Radon occurs naturally in Geor­gia’s granite bedrock and can leach into homes without warning. More...

Toys distributed at library

Travis Reid and a group of local volunteers known as Blessing from God - Gifts to Warm the Heart held its seventh annual toy give-away on Friday, December 21 at the Lincoln County Library. More...

People

Millie Frances Aycock

Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Aycock are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Mille Frances born October 24, 2018 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. She made her debut at 6:57 p.m. More...

Food pantry volunteers treated to individual birthday cakes

Four Lincoln County Food Pantry volunteers celebrated birthdays in the month of December. They were surprised with a personal homemade heart-shaped cake on January 3, the first day back from Christmas break at the food pantry. 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...

Commissioners discuss the renaming of entry road into Elijah Clark Park

A variety of subjects was dis­cussed at the recent workshop of the Lincoln County Board of Com­missioners, where no vote was tak­en, some of which will be taken to a vote at the next regular meeting, scheduled for Thursday (tonight), January 10.  More...

Dr. McElrath will be guest speaker at MLK birthday observance Sunday

Lincoln County community is invited to the annual “Birthday Observance” for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which is scheduled for 3 p.m., on Sunday, January 13, at First Baptist Church. The guest speaker for the occa­sion is Reverend Dr. More...

Drugs and family violence top list of arrests made by Sheriff’s Office

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Depart­ment, Lila Marie Quarles, 39, of Lincolnton, was charged with dissolution of bond, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of drug related object, possession of m More...

Zumba class gives Secret Santa a helping hand

Members of the Tuesday and Thursday Zumba class (front row, l-r) Lilly Turner, Tawanda Cullars, Becky Goldman, (back) Stanley Singleton, Lily Crook, Mandy Doss, Gayle Flanigan, Lisa Aycock, and Laney Aycock (on bicycle) collected toys and bicycles th More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Good old days involved cheap housing, rattletrap cars, tiny TV’s

An old man took inventory of his life with his wife of 50 years.  “When we were first married,” he recalled, “we had a cheap house, a rattletrap of a car, slept on the floor, and watched a 10-inch black and white TV, but it was More...

Political Cartoon

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New Year resolutions for the landscape lover

The beginning of a New Year is a great time to evaluate your lawn, landscape and garden and to for­mulate improvement strategies for the New Year. More...

Obituaries

Louis Melvin Ramsey

Mr. Louis Melvin Ramsey, 86, of Waynesboro, Georgia, entered into rest Thursday, January 3, 2019.  A memorial service with full military honors was held at 2 p.m. More...

Worship

Rev. Davis will share testimony Jan. 10

Rev. Russell Davis will be sharing his testimony at Celebrate Recovery this Thursday night, Jan. 10, at First Assembly of God. It begins at 7 p.m. in the kid’s theater. Everyone is invited. A nursery will be provided. More...

Salem Baptist Church

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The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. Generally, these music forms are played and sung by those without formal training in the art who enjoy using the talents that God has given them.  More...