January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Reid cabin gets a new lid

The Andrew Jackson Reid Log Cabin at the Historical Park is having the roof replaced courtesy of Southern Roofing and Insulating. More...

Local businesses and employers invited to take part in career fair

Local businesses and employ­ers are invited to partner with the Lincoln County School System’s Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education Department (CTAE) by participating in this year’s annual career fair. More...

F&M pledges $50,000 to hospital through Georgia HEART program

F&M Bank has pledged $50,000 to Wills Memorial Hospital this year through the GeorgiaHeart.org program for rural hospitals. The unprecedented move was made during the bank’s meeting of the board of directors last week.  More...

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Worship Directory

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...

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Students named to honor roll for second nine weeks

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the follow­ing students have been named to the Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. Honor Roll students must have a 90 or above in all subjects. More...

Devils take the win against Glascock

Red Devils Tronnesia Hawes and Alexis Hunter run the ball up the court in a game against Glascock County High School. The Devils claimed victory in the conference game with a score of 80-28. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

Our weekly column to encour­age your interest, participation, and support of your local arts and cul­ture. More...

Obituaries

George Bonner Davis

Mr. George Bonner Davis, 80, of Metasville Road, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, at St. More...

John H. Freeman

Mr. John H. “Johnny” Freeman, 81, of Reed Road, entered into rest on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Univer­sity Hospital McDuffie in Thomson, Georgia.  More...

Irene Howard Goldman

Mrs. Irene Howard Goldman, 88, entered into rest on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Keysville Nursing Home.  Graveside service were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 16, at Lincolnton City Cemetery with Dr. Dwayne Carter officiating.  More...

BOE welcomes Mattison, Freeman; examines 2016 CCRPI test scores

The Lincoln County Board of Education saw the swearing-in of members Denise Freeman and Jim Mattison last Tuesday night, as Chief Probate and Magistrate Judge Lee D. Moss presided over the hon­orary inauguration.  More...

LCHS students will serve lunch to public Jan. 20

The Lincoln County High School Food Science Program members will host lunch one Friday a month until the end of the semester. More...

Jurors requested to report for duty at courthouse Mon.

The Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury will convene on Monday, January 23, and continue through Tuesday, January 24, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the pro­ceedings.  More...

Crite and Tutt vie for ‘Bingo!’

Lula Crite and Lear Tutt enjoy an afternoon indoors competing for the “Bingo!” at the Lincoln Center. More...

Editorial Page

Shrimp, Collards, & Grits As Southern As It Gets

Across The Savannah

Back in August, Patricia Bran­ning emailed me. She and a woman who represents authors had been talking and my name came up. More...

Political Cartoon

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, At­lanta, GA 30334, www.agr.georgia. gov. Q: I am looking for a fairly small flowering tree. More...

Sports

New fishing regulations available

Anglers can find the new 2017 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, an­nounces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Goldman named to Dean’s List for fall quarter at UNG

Carson Cecelia Goldman of Lin­colnton, made the fall 2016 Dean’s List at the University of North Geor­gia (UNG) for achieving a 3.5 grade point average, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B.  More...

Rivalry put on hold for a day!

Mitch Matthews (Lincoln County) and Hunter Brock (Washington-Wilkes) joined forces as teammates for Team Georgia in Border Bowl IV, held in Augusta on Saturday, January 15, 2017. More...

Worship

Morningside Baptist Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commodity and was much appreciated by the people of Palestine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and foun­tains, and water was even sold in the streets. More...