November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Trunk or Treat event has banner turn out

Trunk or Treat held at First Assembly on Halloween night, October 31 was a huge success. Twenty vehicles with all sorts of themed trunks included camping, Candyland, Star Wars and even a baby shark. More...

Poland receives highest civilian honor, the Order of the Palmetto, on Nov. 2

South Carolina author, editor, and speaker Tom Poland has re­ceived South Carolina’s highest civilian honor, the Order of the Palmetto. First awarded in 1971 by Gov. John C. More...

County’s budget woes continue as commissioners debate needs

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a workshop meeting Thursday, November 1, to discuss a variety of subjects. More...

News

NTBC recognizes youth for accomplishments

The youth from New Tabernacle Baptist Church were recognized for their first nine weeks accomplish­ments on Sunday, October 28th. More...

People

Residents submit fall and Halloween photos

The Smallwood kids, Owen, Braelin, Britt, and Drake. Now and 17 years ago. More...

School Menu

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Goldman’s class treated to ice cream party

Mrs. Stephanie Goldman’s fourth grade homeroom class collected the most canned goods and won an ice cream party! More...

Obituaries

Judy Banks Bradley Harris

Judy Banks Bradley Harris, 69, of Washington Hwy., Lincoln­ton, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Augusta Uni­versity Medical Center.  More...

Joseph Boyd Gividen

Mr. Joseph Boyd Gividen, 84 of Savannah Lakes Village entered into eternal rest on Saturday, No­vemberr 3, 2018 at McCormick Healthcare.  There will be a Celebration of Life service to be held at a later date.  More...

Worship

Midway United Methodist Church

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruction by man or nature. It’s usefulness ceased long ago, and further maintenance is no lon­ger practical.  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...

City issues requirements for debris pick-up

The City of Lincolnton has is­sued the following list of require­ments to which city residents must adhere in order for the city street crew to pick-up limbs, leaves, and shrub prunings.  For limbs and shrub prunings:  More...

Community support is required to keep the eternal flame burning

The Eternal Flame, located at the front of the Lincoln County court­house, is in need of donations to resupply the gas to keep the flame lit. More...

Collins, Henderson take district seats in General Election

Approximately 69.26 percent of Lincoln County voters cast ballots in the Georgia General Election on Tuesday, November 6.  In the only local races decided by the election, Brian Darrell Hender­son (R) received 50.31 percent of the vote to defeat More...

Bakers and crafters needed to fill country store shelves

Residents need to get out their muskets, buckskins, and bonnets – “Pioneer Day” is just around the corner!  Sponsored annually by the Lin­coln County Historical Society, the event will take place Saturday, November 17, from 10 More...

Marching band receives top honors at Garden City Classic competition

The Red Pride Marching Band of Lincoln County High School recently participated in the Garden City Classic marching competition in Orangeburg, South Carolina, garnering Class 1A awards includ­ing an excellent band rating, first place drum major, firs More...

Editorial Page

If you ever buy a bronze rat, make sure you get the story behind it

Words of Encouragement

A man walked into a small-town antique shop and couldn’t help but notice a lifelike bronze statue of a rat. He asked the shop owner the price. “The rat is $20,” the shop owner said. More...

Paula’s Journey, Part Two An Uncommon Passage Down the River of Life

Across The Savannah

Author’s Note: Paula Deen’s story appears in the fall 2018 issue of Shrimp, Collards & Grits magazine. This column is part two of three parts. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Consumer Q’s is a weekly ques­tion and-answer column by Arty Schronce at the Georgia Depart­ment of Agriculture. Please share your thoughts, questions and sug­gestions with him by phone, mail or email.  More...

Sports

Red Devils demolish Twiggs Co. but won’t make playoffs in 2018

LINCOLNTON - Lincoln County trounced Twiggs County 54-0 here last Friday night to close out 2018 with a 4-6 record. The Red Devils outgained the winless Cobras 517- 26.  More...

It was a pleasurable series for the fans

BASEBALL’S BEST

“We are not cocky, but we know who we are. We have one of the best teams in history, especially Boston Red Sox history.” – Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox shortstop   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...