October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Hinesley disposes of four criminal cases

Pleas were heard Monday, October 13, at the Lincoln County Courthouse by Superior Court Judge Harold A. Hinesley. More...

FCA to sponsor ‘Fields of Faith’ at stadium Nov. 5

The LCHS chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is sponsoring “Fields of Faith” at the Larry Campbell Stadium on Wednesday, November 5, from 7 until 8:15 p.m. More...

LeRoy named ‘Commended Student’ by National Merit Scholarship Program

Dr. Howie Gunby, principal of LCHS, announced that Lincoln Le- Roy has been named a “Commended Student” in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

News

Hudgens urges Georgians to use caution when burning

Insurance and Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens advises Georgians to use caution when clearing and burning leaves in the upcoming weeks. More...

NRCS streamlines application process for EQIP sign-up

District Conservationist Jason Wheatley of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced recently that a single sign up for the 2015 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is underway and sign up ends December 19, 2014. More...

The Ed Krummel Homeless Veteran Coat Drive now accepting donations

It is time again for the Ed Krummel Homeless Veteran Coat Drive. Ed Krummel was a tireless one on one advocate for veterans who were having trouble with the VA. More...

Opinions

Photo of the Week, Part Two

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By now, many of you have seen the Photo of the Week column that Robert Clark and I run each week. For those of you who missed last week’s column, here’s a recap. More...

Sports

Devils beat GMC 34-21, will host Aquinas Friday

This Friday at Buddy Bufford Field, the Lincoln County Red Devils will face their toughest challenge of the season as the top-ranked Aquinas Fighting Irish come to Larry Campbell Stadium. More...

Some great players missed the World Series

BASEBALL’S BEST

As I am writing this article the 2014 World Series is tied at two games each for the Royals and the Giants so next week we can report on the winner and the path that led to the championship. More...

Player of the Week

Stan Tankersley (r) of Farm Bureau Insurance presents a football to Quinton Cleveland, who was named the “Player of the Week” for the LCHS-Hancock Central game, while Head Football Coach Kevin Banks looks on. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information. AA meeting More...

Director hopes for 50-percent turnout in General Election

Lincoln County residents will be headed to the polls Tuesday, November 4, to cast their ballots in the General Election. More...

HIT String Band to perform at History in the Park Nov. 6

Musician David Donehoo and the HIT (Hillbillies in Training) String Band will be the special guests at the eighth installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society. More...

Pouring caps

Workers are shown pouring concrete caps to top off the piers constituting the new Fortson-Dorn Bridge on Highway 378. The bridge spans the Savannah River between Lincoln County and McCormick County. More...

LCMS students qualify for TIP

Eight students at LCMS recently qualified for Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (TIP) by scoring at or above the 95th percentile on last year’s Criterion Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT). More...

Turn back your clocks!

Residents are reminded to set their clocks back one hour when Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 2. Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Halloween again

It’s Halloween again. How do I know? There are Christmas trees in all the department stores and children are already making their Christmas lists. More...

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. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter. More...

People

Retired Educators Day to be observed on Nov. 2

Governor Nathan Deal has signed a proclamation proclaiming Sunday, November 2, 2014 as Retired Educators Day in the state of Georgia. More...

LCHS names students to honor roll list for the first nine weeks

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll list for the first nine weeks. More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright from Waynesboro came Wednesday. She brought lunch. We enjoyed our visit and our lunch. l Lisa and Ethan Mahaffey and Raymond and Elaine Timmerman came Thursday. Lisa brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and visit. More...

Obituaries

Ima Jean Bennett

Funeral services for Mrs. Ima Jean Bennett, 86, of Spearsville, La., was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 29 at Antioch Church of Christ in Spearsville with Tommy Bennett, Paul Dunn and Dennis Gage officiating. More...

Jane G. Guillebeau

Mrs. Jane G. Guillebeau, 69, wife of the late Thomas L. Guillebeau, Sr., entered into rest early Saturday morning, October 25, 2014 at the residence of her sister, Vonnie, with her family at her bedside. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. More...

Gail Paul Wingate

Mrs. Gail Paul Wingate, 62, of Fisherman’s Lane, entered into rest on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at GRU Medical Center, Augusta. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 at Lincolnton City Cemetery with Rev. More...