July 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Collins retains District 2 seat; turnout is light

Lincoln County experienced a light voter turnout in the General Primary held Tuesday, July 18. More...

Tree removal service

A rotten tree, which fell across Amity-Woodlawn Road late Friday, July More...

News

Leathersville News

Visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Truett Smalley have been Kenneth Smalley, Mr. and Mrs. George Grimaude, Brandon Dornberg, Mrs. Carla Quarles and A.J., Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Whitner, Ms. Judy Whitner and Mitch, Ms. More...

Corps bans tube kiting on three Savannah River lakes

Effective immediately, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has banned the use of tube kits on the three lakes under its jurisdiction in Georgia and South Carolina. Tube kits are immediately prohibited on Lakes Hartwell, J. More...

Long twins record first CD

The group, "Mountain Fury," comprised of Rachel Singleton of Summersville, West Virginia; Eileen Marsh, of Glenville, West Virginia; and Lincoln County natives Lizzie Long and Rebekah Long, has just released its first CD, More...

Sports

Muckdogs crowned Senior League Champs

Competing in the 15-18 year old division, the Columbia County More...

Minor League All-Stars

The members of the 2006 Lincoln County Minor League All-Star Team More...

Camp at Furman

Five Lincoln County Red Devils joined over 600 other football players More...

Obituaries

Minnie J. Graves

Mrs. Minnie Jane Colvin Graves, 90, beloved wife of the late Mr. Joe C. Graves, entered into rest Sunday, June 25, 2006 at Doctor's Hospital. More...

Earlene D. Kennedy

Mrs. Earlene Davis Kennedy, 77, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, July 15, 2006 at the Medical College of Georgia. More...

Hoyt James Murray

Mr. Hoyt James Murray of Hephzibah, Ga., entered into rest on Monday, July 10, 2006 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center in Thomson, Ga. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

LINCOLN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION JULY 31, 2006 More...

NOTICE OF VACANCY AND DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING NOMINATIONS FOR DISTRICT 2 POSITION ON LINCOLN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Lincoln County Board of Education (the "Board") hereby notifies the citizens of Lincoln County that the District 2 position on the Lincoln County Board of Education has been recently vacated, and the Board is now seeking nominations to fill this More...

Remsen resigns from BOE citing legal considerations

Marcy Remsen, the District 2 representative on the Lincoln County Board of Education, has resigned his post due to legal considerations. More...

School system excels at meeting AYP standards

The news is in, and it could not be any better. All three Lincoln County schools as well as the system or district made AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) for 2006. More...

County welcomes Davis back; adjusts fees for Lincoln Center

Kathie Davis, director of the Lincoln County Recreation Department, was welcomed back to work at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, July 13. More...

Membership elects to keep Thomas Lane Post 597 open

Thirteen past and present members of the Thomas Lane American Legion Post 597 agreed to make every effort to keep the post open after meeting with state and local officials on Saturday, July 15, at American Legion Post 194 in Lincolnton. More...

Editorial Page

A constitutional violation

Imagine a fellow applying for parole after serving his entire 10-year prison term, only to be told he was not eligible on grounds that he had applied for parole, and his sentence would now be extended another 10 years for having asked. More...

Pioneer Day update

What could be better than a hot apple fritter and a steaming cup of coffee on an autumn morning? Maybe slow cooked turnip greens and a fresh hoe cake from stone ground corn meal? Maybe red beans and rice with just the right amount of hot sauce? More...

No, I replied. I hit my finger with a hammer and it hurts. More...

People

A light reading at the Magic Kingdom

Brittany Berrios, 11, catches up on the local news while at Disney More...

Griffith celebrates second birthday with double party

Annaleigh Griffith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Griffith, celebrated her second birthday on June 29 by having a double party with her big brother, Cody James at their home on July 1. Cody's birthday was July 7. More...

ELIZABETH BRICE HOGAN

Doctors William and Laura Hogan of Jacksonville, Florida, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Brice, born July 1, 2006 at Mayo Clinic's Family Birth Place at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville. More...

Worship

Rev. Walton will be guest speaker at Goshen Baptist

Rev. Donald Walton will lead revival services at Goshen Baptist Church beginning with Homecoming on Sunday, July 23 at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday services will be held at 7:30 p.m. More...

Reign Song will be in concert at Rehoboth Baptist July 29

Reign Song will be in concert at Rehoboth Baptist Church on Saturday, July 29 at 7 p.m. for the beginning of its 200th anniversary celebration. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

TIA Helping Hand The original Clothes Closet, located on Firetower Rd., has reopened, now as T.I.A. Community Helping Hand. All proceeds will go toward the Lincoln County Food Pantry and emergency needs of the community, 50/50. More...