March 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens asked to slow down on Elam St. and Elam Heights

Chief Jim Justice of the Lincolnton Police Department is asking motorists to ease up on the accelerator when driving on Elam Heights and Elam Avenue. More...

Lizard isn't that much 'Trouble'

"If you want a pet that will sit on your lap for hours and watch TV with you, then get a reptile," stated Danielle Smith, who fell in love with reptiles and other exotic pets when she caught her first snake at the age of 5. More...

Chamber members take part in business expo at Savannah Lakes

Services and products provided by members of the LincolntonLincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the McCormick County Chamber of Commerce were on display at a business expo, sponsored by the Savannah Lakes Community Relations Committee. More...

News

PRUNE SOON

Prune bigleaf or French hydrangeas (H. macrophylla) right after they flower, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. More...

Alabama mad cow doesn't suggest nationwide spread

From Washington to Texas and now in Alabama - it may seem as if mad cow disease is making a migration to Georgia. But that%27s not how it works, says a University of Georgia expert. More...

Walton to speak at Macedonia UMC revival services

Macedonia United Methodist Church on Highway 80 in Thomson will hold a Spring Revival at 7:30 p.m. beginning Sun., March 26, 2006, and continuing through Wed., March 29. More...

People

Baskin, McGill to exchange vows in cermeony May 6

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cleveland Baskin of Marietta, Ga. announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Suzanne to James Curtis McGill, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. James Curtis McGill, Sr., of Snellville. More...

Thornton celebrates eighth birthday with 'Glamour Girl' party Feb. 25

Sydney Carlyle Thornton celebrated her eighth birthday on February 25 with a "Glamour Girl" party at Classic Cuts Beauty Salon. More...

Cary Neeley is newest member of Broad River team

Broad River Realty is pleased to announce the association of Cary Neeley as its newest team member. More...

Public Notices

Legals

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS State of Georgia Lincoln County More...

Fire destroys Garnett home

The home of Thomas Garnett on the Metasville Road was destroyed by fire Monday, March 20. When firefighters arrived on the scene at about 12 noon, the structure was fully engulfed in flames. More...

Dudes and dudettes saddle up for the Terry Tankersley Memorial Trail Ride

The Terry Tankersley Memorial Trail Ride will take place Saturday, March 25, at the Bussey Point Recreation Area. More...

River of Life taking nominations

Project nominations are now being accepted for the 2006 session of "River of Life" which will be held in Lincoln County July 19-23. More...

McCorkle donates copies of Civil War letters to library

Wells W. McCorkle of Matthews, Georgia, recently donated copies of Civil War era letters to the genealogy department at the Lincoln County Library. More...

Editorial Page

Last week I lamented the fact that many of my childhood heroes had died. This week I%27m bemoaning the fact that not a few family members, friends, television and movie personalities, though they haven%27t died, have disappeared. Let me explain. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of Public Affairs Tommy Irvin, Commissioner. Call Consumer Q%27s hotline at 1-800282-5852. More...

Transplanting rules make garden more successful

Many vegetable plants start life indoors, then move outside to the garden. For those plants, a University of Georgia scientist says some transplanting rules of thumb can make your garden much more successful. More...

Sports

Lakers are tops in basketball league

The Lakers won the Lincoln County Recreation Department Basketball League for the 2006 season. They were presented trophies and were treated to a team pizza party. More...

Obituaries

Freda L. Bowles

Mrs. Freda L. Bowles, 72, wife of J.D. Bowles of Clay Hill Road entered into rest on Thursday, March 16, 2006 at MCG in Augusta, Ga. More...

Minnie Harper Wade

Mrs. Minnie Harper Wade, 94, of McCormick Highway, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. 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...