July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Freshman orientation offered for first time at LCHS July 26

For the first time, Lincoln County Schools will have a freshman ori­entation program for incoming freshmen. There have been meetings before with them, but not a day to work one-on-one with them prior to starting high school. More...

Fourth-graders share their favorite things about summer

Fourth graders at Lincoln County Elemen­tary School answered the following questions at the end of the 2018 school year, perhaps with a bit more maturity than expected, but no less delightful. More...

Burgoon to present live demonstration of reptiles, turtles, and more at library

Diana Burgoon, naturalist with the Department of Natural Re­sources, will host a program at the Lincoln County Public Library   More...

News

Mamma Won’t Fly comes to Little Theater in August

The outrageous comedy Mama Won’t Fly comes to the Washington Little Theater stage on August 3, 4, 5, 10 11. More...

Hill home named Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hill of Goshen Street, as our Yard of the Month for June. Various shade trees and azaleas accent Mr. and Mrs. Hill’s manicured lawn. More...

People

Best Schools names Connor Shugg to World’s 50 Smartest Teens list

The Best Schools announced its 2018 list of The World’s 50 Smart­est Teens in the World July 10. Connor Shugg made the list. Con­nor’s parents are Chris Shugg and Elizabeth (Beth) Shugg. He’s the grandson of Tom Poland.  More...

Celebrating 60 years of marriage

Romie and Edith Beckum celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 29 at the Milky Way Freeze Bar. They enjoyed sharing a deli­cious wedding cake, along with many loving memories, with family and friends.   More...

Leathersville News

l Nobie Dean Hawes visited Monday. l Hilda Cliatt came to visit Tuesday. l Elaine Timmerman came Wednesday and carried me to town. l Anne and Al Wright came Friday. More...

Worship

True Fellowship Pentecostal 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...

Chief Lively informs city council of increase in cost of inmate fees

Police Chief Brandon Lively began his report at the July meet­ing of the Lincolnton City Council by informing the Lincolnton City Council that the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is raising the daily fee to house the city’s inmates from $ More...

Elijah Clark State Park offers several family-friendly activities

Elijah Clark State Park has cleaned up all the fallen trees from the storm a few weeks ago, and they are burst­ing at the seams with activities for young and old for this weekend.  More...

BOC waiting on GMASS, financial reports to inform property owners of taxes owed

Commission Chairman Walker Norman began the July meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Com­missioners with a mention of the recent loss of the Lincoln County Finance Director, Traci Bussey. More...

Future Devils get in some playing time

Getting ready for the big leagues while having some fun is the whole purpose behind these young men get­ting out on the field at the Lincoln County Recreation Center. Between the ages of 5-11, they are divided into two age groups. More...

Kids cool off while learning to swim

Learning to swim is a great way to beat the beat in these hot summer months. The Lincoln County Rec­reation Center pool opened for swimming lessons recently. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Snakes can be scary, but they’re not the only things that bite

I have a very good friend who says there are only three kinds of snakes that people should fear. Big snakes, little snakes and sticks that look like snakes.  More...

Across The Savannah

A Folk Artist Preserves The Past Harold Branham

Every community needs a Har­old Branham. In a time when things old and quaint fall to modern ways, it’s good to have someone with heart, talent, and memories pre­serve the past. That would be my friend, Harold Branham, a true folk artist. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Baseball’s Best

From town ball to the World Series

As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher’s mound.  It was as if I’d been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. – Babe Ruth  More...

Obituaries

William Harmon Leopard III

Mr. William Harmon Leopard, III entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at his residence on North Peachtree St.  The Celebration of Life Service was held at 3 p.m. 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...