March 7, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Shepherd blood drive to be held Saturday at Lincolnton Baptist

Shepeard Community Blood Center will be hosting its next Lincolnton Community Drive on Saturday, March 9, at the Lincolnton Baptist Church. More...

LWREA recognizes LCHS/MS students for academic excellence in first semester

Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Edu­cators Association (LWREA) hon­ored Lincoln County High School and Lincoln County Middle School students for their academic achieve­ment for the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year. More...

Carr warns public about scam artists

Georgia’s Attorney General Chris Carr is again warning the public about scam art­ists posing as law enforcement and elected officials in an attempt to swindle consum­ers out of money. More...

News

Ten free trees offered to new March members

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees.  Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2019 and receive 10 free white pine trees or 10 white flower­ing dogwood trees.  More...

Corps announces turkey hunts for Bussey Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engi­neers will host three draw-turkey hunts in the Bussey Point Man­agement Area in spring 2019. The management area will be opened to all hunters on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6.  More...

Georgia Power offers tips to avoid scams and fraud

Georgia Power is committed to the safety and security of our cus­tomers and helping to inform and educate customers about common scams and fraud. More...

Opinions

Nolia’s Notes

True story

Many years ago, my husband, Dwaine, was on the Lincolnton City Council. He was getting ready for a meeting and I asked him if he thought it would be a long meet­ing.  More...

Across The Savannah

Watkins Miraculous Vanilla Extract Flavoring

Springs creaking, Granddad’s maroon Ford jounces down Mom and Dad’s long dirt driveway. Its washouts make for a rough ride but that doesn’t stop Granddad. Here he comes selling Watkins products. More...

Baseball’s Best

Looks like a good season coming

“This is coming full circle. This is coming all the way back around and I am getting to play with and for the people I have known for a long time. More...

Obituaries

Boyce Butler

Mr. Boyce Butler, 79, of Au­gusta, Georgia, entered into rest on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton. More...

Christopher Scott Collins Sr.

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William Sheldon Kelley

Mr. William Sheldon Kelley, 80, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his residence on Washington St.  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...

Historical society takes possession of landmark Blaylock-Wright House

The Blaylock-Wright House, at the corner of highway 378 and Old Petersburg road, has been donated to the Lincoln County Historical Society (LCHS) by the previous owner, the Mildred Es­tes Fortson Heritage Foundation.  More...

Drug possession, DUIs top the list of arrests made by Sheriff’s Office

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Depart­ment, Trenton Jones, 34, of El­berton, Georgia, was charged with aggravated assault, aggressive driving, criminal damage to prop­erty second degree, driving with invalid license, More...

PTO’s dinner and a show will star Jeffini the Great

The Lincoln County Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organi­zation (PTO) will host a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer­ing, and Mathematics) show at the elementary school on Thurs­day, March 14. More...

Daylight saving time begins March 10; remember to service smoke detectors

Daylight saving time is here once again. On Sunday, March 10, we will all set our clocks ahead, at 2 a.m., losing one hour of sleep.  More...

Devils celebrate first region match win of season

The Lincoln County High School Red Devil boys soccer team took a 4-3 victory over Washington-Wilkes in their first region match of the season on Tuesday, February 26. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Most important question in life has nothing to do with mathematics

Maybe you heard about the three little old men who decided they’d go together to the doctor to have their mental capacity tested. More...

Political Cartoon

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Vegetable garden tips - disease prevention

We are about thirty days from spring vegetable planting time and I wanted to address the disease chal­lenges that we have in our vegetable gardens. Vegetable diseases can cause great reductions in yields and quality of homegrown produce.  More...

People

M-Pact, Royal Rangers compete in Ranger Derby

Thirty-six boys and girls form the M-Pact and Royal Rangers ministries competed for prizes and trophies in the Annual Ranger Derby Friday night, March 1, at First Assembly of God.  The winners from each group are listed below: M-Pact first place More...

LeRoy named to Dean’s List for fall at Ga. Tech.

Lincoln LeRoy of Lincolnton, made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester at the Georgia Insti­tute of Technology. This designa­tion is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.  More...

Macy Hill earns bachelor’s degree from Ga. State Univ.

Macy Hill, of Lincolnton, earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University during December 2018.  More...

Worship

Ebenezer Baptist Church

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JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extreme­ly curious about their surroundings. No doubt both would perish if they did not have the example of their elders to guide them.  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...