January 24, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents asked to roll up sleeves for blood drive at LCHS Jan. 25

Shepeard Community Blood Center will be hosting two blood drives in Lincoln County in Janu­ary and early February. The first blood drive will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Lincoln County High School on Friday, January 25. More...

Reviere names Jones as new Chief Deputy for LC Sheriff’s Office

Lincoln County Sheriff Paul Re­viere has named Ontarious Jones as the new Chief Deputy for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Guin will continue softball career at USC Sumter

Lincoln County High School senior, Taylor Guin (seated center) signed for a partial scholarship to play softball at USC Sumter Junior College in Sumter, South Carolina in a ceremony held on Wednesday, January 16. More...

Corps announces increased user fees at three area sites

Corps of Engineeer officials an­nounced recently that user fees rose at one boat ramp and two primitive campgrounds at Thurmond Lake on January 1 2019.  More...

Light encourages residents to ‘Stuff the Bus’

The “Stuff the Bus” campaign to re-supply students with school supplies will take place today, Thursday, January 24, and again on Thursday, January 31, at Bell’s Food Store from 3:15-4:15 p.m., Dollar General from 4:20-5:15 p.m., an More...

News

UGA offers tips on mold removal

Following weeks of rain across many parts of the Peach State, many Georgians find themselves dealing with flooded basements, backed-up septic systems, standing water, mold, mud, mud and more mud.  University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Hous More...

Wood ash from winter fires can be added to garden soil in moderation

Many Georgia families enjoy building roaring fires in their fire­places or wood-burning stoves dur­ing the winter. Whether as a source of heat or for enjoyment, when the flames die down, a pile of wood ash remains. More...

News from Senator Anderson

The General Assembly is back in session and I am honored to repre­sent the 24th District at the Capitol again for the 2019 legislative ses­sion.  More...

People

Elam celebrates birthday with dinner at Texas Roadhouse

Ellis Elam celebrated his 77th birthday at Texas Roadhouse on January 5 with friends and family.  More...

Kynsleigh B. Burdette

Michael and Kaylee Burdette are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kynsleigh Blayke, born January 7, 2019 at Doctors Hospi­tal in Augusta, Georgia.  Kynsleigh weighed six pounds and three ounces and was nineteen and a half inches lon More...

Johnson celebrates 27th birthday with a party at his home

Anthony Dion Johnson celebrated his 27th birthday, January 1, with a dinner at his home.  Those in attendance were his mother, Alberta, his dad, Ellis Elam, grandmother, Emie Harris, uncle, Albert Harris, Jessie Murray, Jessica Murray, Lisa Hood More...

Worship

St. Paul United Methodist Church

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A Different Perspective

We are all familiar with the old saying, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” It is quite true that we often become so con­cerned with the details and daily functions of living that we may lose our perspec­tive.  More...

Come Worship with us

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...

Norman discusses future plans in State of the County address

Chairman of the Lincoln Coun­ty Board of Commissioners, Walker Norman, gave his annual “State of the County” address at the regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, January 10. More...

Grants from development authority will breathe new life into businesses

Seven closed Lincoln County businesses may soon be open again thanks to the new business incuba­tor grants approved last week by the Lincoln County Development Authority Board of Directors.  According to Lincoln County Development Authority Dire More...

Appearance is mandatory for selected jurors Jan. 28

The Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury will convene on Monday, January 28, and continue through Tuesday, January 29, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Chief Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings.  More...

Extension offers free tax help through VITA program Feb. 15

The Lincoln County Extension office will offer VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) during the 2018 tax season. More...

Delightful dalmations at LCES

Lincoln County Elementary School students Makayla and Kaylee Wil­liams get into the spirit of “101 Days of School.”   More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Fences keep animals in only if the gates are closed

A kangaroo had been getting out of his enclosure at the zoo every night.  Knowing that he could jump re­ally high, the zookeepers decided to raise the fence 10 feet.  However, they were amazed to find the kangaroo was out again the next mor More...

Political Cartoon

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Pasture soil fertility 101

Understanding the main aspects of soil fertility can be very benefi­cial to the forage producer. Forages must be provided an ample supply of available nutrients in order to be productive.  More...

Obituaries

Nathan Irving Baston

Nathan Irving “Irv” Baston of Bremen passed away Monday, January 21, at his residence after a hard fought battle with cancer.  The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday. Services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Edward Cawley

Mr. Edward Cawley, 70, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Janu­ary 19, 2019 at Wills Memorial Hos­pital in Washington, Georgia.  The Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. More...

Jeanette Kitchens Lively

Mrs. Jeanette Kitchens Lively, 71, of Hwy. 220W, entered into rest on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, at Hillcrest Memorial Park Mauso­leum, Augusta, Georgia.  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...