March 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood drive to be held in honor of Brown-Mason

The Lincoln County Community Blood Drive will be held Saturday, March 18, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church. More...

Fresh signs

New signs designating Lincoln County as "Georgia%27s %27Freshwater%27 Coast" are now gracing each of the major roadways leading into the county. The signs were donated and designed by Lee Builders, Inc. More...

Deadline approaches for mandatory 10-digit dialing

Wilkes Telephone and Electric Company and the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) are reminding telephone customers in the 706 area code that mandatory 10digit dialing will begin on Monday, April 3. More...

News

Trophies for participation

The following students at LCMS were awarded trophies for participating in the school%27s basketball program for two years: (front row, l-r) Ceseley Henderson, Ashia Crew, Datamkia Walton, (back row) Keestan Wynn, and Taivious McGahee. More...

Lake and river levels to change during spring pulses

Officials with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers%27 Savannah District, announced plans for a controlled water release on the Savannah River scheduled to begin March 10 through March 20. More...

Evangelism rally to be held at Tignall Baptist

The Georgia Baptist Association is sponsoring their annual evangelism rally at Tignall Baptist Church on Thursday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Jim Olds, pastor of Bethesda Baptist Church, Union Point, is the evangelism chairman and Rev. More...

People

Grabb and Winfrey to exchange vows in ceremony April 8

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Bentley of Lincolnton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dia Lee Grabb to William Dean Winfrey, both of Washington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Winfrey of Rayle. More...

DEVIN LETONIO HOGAN Stephanie and Frankie Hogan are proud to announce the birth of their son, Devin Letonio, born Sunday, March 5, 2006 at Doctor%27s Hospital. He weighed six pounds and two ounces. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE All creditors of the estate of Kenneth Earl Robinson, deceased, late of Lincoln County, Georgia, are hereby required to render in their claims or demands to the undersigned according to law, and all persons indebted to s More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

The Georgia Department of Labor will be at Lincoln County Family Connection, 115 Main Street, every first Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. More...

BOE votes 3-2 to proceed with plans for a new school

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted 3-2 to proceed with plans for the construction of a new school for grades 6-12 at its regular meeting held Tuesday, March 7. More...

County decides to reinstate moratorium on dirt roads

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to reinstate the moratorium on the subdivision of land on dirt roads that are not on the county road registry, roads which are unaccompanied by a deed of dedication to the county, and dirt roads in whic More...

Chamber to host annual Terry Tankersley Trail Ride

The Terry Tankersley Memorial Trail Ride, sponsored annually by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, March 25, at the Bussey Point Recreation Area. More...

Saved by the belt

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Board members recognized for service to community

The week of March 13-17 has been designated as "School Board Member Appreciation Week" in Georgia by Governor Sonny Perdue. More...

Nothing like a good read

The LCES Book Fair, which took place last week in the school%27s media center, offered a little something for children of all ages. More...

Editorial Page

Two of my television favorites died last week but thank goodness there are reruns to ease the pain of their passing. More...

Lift your spirits with a clean house

News for Families & Consumers The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service

Does a clean house make you feel good? According to the 2006 Soap and Detergent Association Spring Cleaning Survey, 98 percent of Americans feel better about themselves with their house is clean. More...

Notes from the Georgia State Senate

We have reached "Crossover Day" in the General Assembly, which is the deadline for bills to be passed along from the House to the Senate or vice versa. More...

Sports

Statewide turkey hunting season opens March 25

The statewide turkey hunting season opens later this month, giving hunters a chance to harvest this magnificent game bird. More...

Special safety precautions apply to turkey hunters

Turkey hunting is not only about knowing how to use a box call or how to be patient while waiting on the perfect shot opportunity it also is about knowing that there are several safety precautions that are unique to this hunting experience. More...

Updated fishing prospect guide provides great fishing locations

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) recently updated two fishing prospect guides that not only help anglers find great fishing locations, but also provide great fishing tips for catching particular species f More...