October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Public invited to dedication of highway for Ben B. Ross

The public is invited to attend a dedication ceremony honoring the late Ben Barron Ross, slated for Tuesday, October 17, at 2 p.m. More...

Rockhounds swarm Graves Mountain

Another successful October “Rock Swap and Dig” at Graves Mountain saw, as usual, hundreds of avid treasure hunters searching for gems and other buried bounty. More...

Live demonstrations showcase farm life at Mule Day festival

The 37th annual Mule Day South­ern Heritage Festival will feature crowd favorites and a variety of new artistry at Callaway Planta­tion in Washington, as this year’s celebration gets underway on Sat­urday, October 14, running from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

Donations, helpers needed to assist Secret Santa prog.

The annual Secret Santa toy drive will begin soon in Lincoln County, however donations are now being accepted.  According to program coordina­tor Richard Brown, the toy drive is specific to Lincoln County children, age 2-14, and both girl-centri More...

LCMS students raise funds for Irma victims

The LCMS cheerleaders and Junior Beta club joined together to spearhead a project to collect money for the victims of the Hurricane Irma in Florida. More...

News

Hudgens reminds Georgians that Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8-14

Insurance and Safety Fire Com­missioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) want to remind Georgians that Fire Prevention Week is Oc­tober 8-14. More...

People

Leathersville News

lNobie Dean Hawes visited Tues­day afternoon. l Jan Smalley visited Wednesday afternoon. l Anne and Al Wright, Haley, Grayson, Reese, and Noah Dumpe brought lunch on Saturday. We en­joyed their visit and our lunch. More...

Callie McGuire Bibb weds Benjamin J. Clark Sept. 27

Mrs. George Cleveland Lever­ett, III, of Lincolton, Georgia and Mr. and Mrs.Kenneth Allen Bibb, of Sandersville, Georgia joyfully announce the marriage of their daughter, Callie McGuire Bibb to Mr. Benjamin Joseph Clark.   More...

to be inducted into Fort Valley Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Ms. Gracy M. Barksdale who has been nominated to be inducted into the Fort Valley State University Alumni Hall of Fame. A na­tive of Lincolnton, Georgia, the nominee Attorney Gracy M. More...

Obituaries

Robert Lee Bailey

Mr. Robert Lee Bailey, 93, of Au­gusta, died Monday, October 2, 2017, at his home.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 6, at Beulah Baptist Church in Tignall with Rev. Kevin Steele officiating. More...

Viola Holden Herring

Mrs. Viola Holden Herring, 94, wife of the late Rev. Charles J. Her­ring, entered into rest at her home on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, at Hephzibah Baptist Church. 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...

City increases millage rate to 7.10 after holding it steady since 2013

The Lincolnton City Council voted to increase the M and O mill­age rate to 7.10 for the 2017 tax bill, a motion that broke the three-year consistency of keeping the rate at 6.10.  More...

Jurors report for duty Oct. 16

The Lincoln County Superior Court Traverse Jury will convene on Monday, October 16, and continue through Friday, October 20, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Judge Thomas B. Hammond is scheduled to preside over the pro­ceedings.  More...

Journal requests seasonal photos from community

Fall has finally arrived which means cooler weather, crisp autumn leaves, bonfires, seasonal decor, a visit from the Great Pumpkin, and more will soon be upon us. More...

Ordinance changes, road repaving discussed by county at work session

At a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, members discussed several items of business, some of which will be taken for a vote at its regularly scheduled meeting today, Thursday, October 12, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Chief Ivey looking for volunteers to join squad at fire department

Volunteers are needed at the Lincoln Fire Department, as Chief Matt Ivey has issued an invitation to all willing and able bodies to join the fire squad, and extend a helping hand to the community it serves.  More...

Budding artists decorate library sidewalk

“Toddler Time” at the Lincoln County Library had children (l-r) Sarai Jones, Sida Lee, and Alexandria Bagwell, along with others tiny tots decorate the back sidewalk in colorful chalk cre More...

Vote for your favorite scarecrow

Those with Papa’s Pizza have sent out their own specialty delivery boy for the LCMS scarecrow competition. More...

Editorial Page

Peas might replace cabbage, but there’s no substitue for Bible

Words of Encouragement

My old friend Harold Wainscott told me about two elderly ladies catching up on things after having not seen each other for some time.  After inquiring about one another’s health, one asked the other how her husband was doing.  More...

Political Cartoon

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A Yellow Bus Full of Kids

Across The Savannah

I look on school buses with fond memories. Rode one most of my public school days. Many a day I stood out in the cold shivering, waiting for a bus. Even in predawn darkness I didn’t have to see it to know it was coming. More...

Sports

Devils run past Hancock, stay in playoff hunt

SPARTA – Lincoln County’s Red Devils rushed for 341 yards and six touchdowns as they muzzled the Hancock Central Bulldogs 49-0 here last Friday night. More...

Pennant races were easier in the 50s

BASEBALL’S BEST

“The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game. The next greatest feeling in the world is to lose a major league game.” – Chuck Tanner, former big league player and manager.   More...

Worship

New Work Baptist Church

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THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. 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...