Breaking News from Lincolnton GA

Find the latest Lincolnton GA News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Grand jury hands down indictments including several drug-related cases

A list of indictments was re­leased after the Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury re­ported for duty on Monday, Janu­ary 28th and Tuesday, January 29th at the Lincoln County court­house. Judge Harold. A. Hinesley pre­sided over the proceedings. According to Superior Court Clerk Amanda Doss, dur


Elizabeth Warren heckled at Georgia campaign stop: 'Why did you lie?'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was once again reminded that she exaggerated her Native American ancestry and was heckled during a campaign stop in Georgia.


Pecans, getting back to basics

Pecans are located throughout Lincoln County and this time of year our extension office receives numerous calls with questions pertaining to growing pecans. Pe­can tree fertilization time is less than six weeks away and questions about timing, what type fertilizer to use and pounds to use are just a


Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia

Gallery: Controversial legislation could transform health care in Georgia. Remove restrictions on building new health care facilities. Require nonprofit hospitals to reveal financial information.


3 Athens products are 'Taste of Georgia' finalists

Products from three Athens companies started by entrepreneurs are among the finalists in the University of Georgia’s annual “Flavor of Georgia” contests. The Athens finalists include Classic City Bee Company’s Smoked Honey, in the honey and related products category; Epting Events’ Beef Short Ribs i


USC Aiken basketball teams dribble past Georgia Southwestern

AMERICUS, Ga. – The No. 7 University of South Carolina Aiken men's basketball team placed six student-athletes in double figures in the 96-89 road win at Georgia Southwestern.


School district launches ParentSquare app to increase parents communication options

The implementation of Par­entSquare is expanding Lincoln County schools’ current communi­cation options for parents and legal guardians. ---------------------------------------------------------------------


Attorney Accused, Hit By 3 Cars, Dead Elephant: Top Georgia News

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, with stories such as a DeKalb attorney accused of killing his mother, a twelve-year-old who was fatally hit by three cars, a bill that would protect people who rescue animals from hot cars, a 911 call of a frantic mother who found her son's dead body and de


Georgia lawmakers mull medical pot cultivation, drones near prisons

ATLANTA | The Georgia legislature is beginning to pick up its pace as the 2019 session approaches the half-way mark. Friday marked legislative day 16 of 40. The past week saw the governor sign his first bill, a measure that clarifies when vehicles can pass a school bus. A new bill in the House would


Payless To Begin Liquidation Sales At Georgia Stores

ATLANTA, GA — Discount shoe sellerPayless will begin liquidation sales at its U.S. stores on Sunday, a company spokesperson said. "We expect all stores to remain open until at least the end of March and the majority will remain open until May," the spokesperson said in a statement. Liquidation sales


Titus Paul buzzer beater lifts Abbeville to third round

Abbeville junior Titus Paul corralled a rebound and peered at the clock: 2.1 seconds. “I was like, it’s crunch time now,” Paul said after the game. With the Panthers’ season on the line, Paul squared up to the hoop and nailed a 2-point jumper, calm as can be. As fellow students burst from the stands


Georgia launches new app for free mental health counseling

State health officials launched a new mobile app Thursday that offers free and confidential access to people suffering from mental illness, substance abuse and other issues. The My GCAL app, which works on Apple and Android phones, caters to younger Georgians who are more comfortable sending texts t


Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition staying in Columbus, mayor Henderson says

The Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition will celebrate 75 years in Columbus when pageant contestants take the stage at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, Mayor Berry “Skip” Henderson announced Saturday.


Six score in double figures in Pacers road win

AMERICUS, Ga. - he No. 7 University of South Carolina Aiken men's basketball team placed six student-athletes in double figures in the 96-89 road win at Georgia Southwestern. The Pacers are now 22-2 on the year and 16-2 in league play. The Hurricanes are 3-20 overall and 1-16 in the PBC.


The Flying Biscuit Cafe Celebrates National Pancake Month

Evans, GA (WJBF) - The Flying Biscuit Cafe in Evans is celebrting National Pancake Month. Chef Jeffery Dewberry stopped by Television Park to discuss what's on the menu with News Channel 6's Shawn Cabbagestalk on Good Morning Augusta Weekends.


Columbia County looking for shoplifting suspect

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identity of a man suspected of shoplifting. According to the sheriff's office, the suspect entered the Walmart on Bobby Jones Expressway on Feb. 5 around 2:30 p.m. and took an Ion Bluetooth speaker and left the store without paying.


Crime Blotter for Feb. 17

According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:. A Beech Island man called police to report that his friend, who he had been giving a ride home, had stolen his car when he made a stop on the way to his house and later sold it to a third party.


Fatal shooting in Evans believed to be self defense

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting in Evans on Wednesday night. According to the sheriff's office, Billy Rogers, 42, was found by deputies lying in the living room with a gunshot wound to the chest. The sheriff's office believes the shooting was domestic related a


SGE purchases old Jimtex Yarn factory will open manufacturing, assembly center

South Georgia Equipment, LLC (SGE) is the new own­er of the former Jimtex Yarn factory in Lincolnton follow­ing the sale of the facility on Wednesday, February 7, by building owner Martex Fiber of North Carolina. It was fi­nanced in part by the Lincoln County Development Author­ity.


Abbeville man faces domestic violence charge

Alexander Leon McBride, 30, of 1319 Watts Road, Abbeville was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree domestic violence. Greenwood police met with a woman Thursday at a Brown Avenue residence who had swelling, discoloration and a scratch mark on her face, according to a report. The woman tol