October 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair is in full swing

The 54th Annual Lincoln County Fair is in full swing at the American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds off More...

Children to be photographed for supplement

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in "Christmas Kids and Greetings," an annual supplement to More...

Insurance investigator will hear complaints at Lincoln Center

An investigator with the office of Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine will be at The Lincoln Center from 9:30 until 11 a.m. today (Thursday) to help local residents with insurance problems and/ or questions. More...

News

Leathersville News

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Lagroon of McCormick, Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey of Elberton and Mrs. Al Wright of Waynesboro have been visitors of Mrs. Irene Bailey. More...

Tignall High School Class of 1956 gather for class reunion

The cold, quiet, stillness of the Tignall High School lunchroom came alive with laughter as students of the 1956 graduating class gathered there on Friday for last minute preparations for their 50th anniversary celebration. More...

Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness Day deemed a success

The Breast Cancer Prevention and Awareness Day held Tuesday, October 10 at the Lincoln County Health Department was an outstanding success according to Cynthia Fox, RN, Nurse Manager. More...

Sports

First place for Cheer Devils

The LCHS Varsity Cheer Devils competed in the 9th Annual Oconee More...

Hancock better than expected but no match for LC

The weather was brisk inside the gates of Buddy Bufford Stadium Friday night as the Lincoln County Red Devils played their homecoming game, their third region contest, against the Hancock Central Bulldogs. More...

Obituaries

D. Russell Gibson

D. Russell Gibson, 40, of Elam Heights, entered into rest Friday, October 13, 2006 at his home surrounded by his closest family members. More...

John Hudson Skeen

John Hudson Skeen, 78, of Elm St., entered into rest on Sunday, October 15, 2006 at his residence. 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...

Sheriff receives grant to automate records system

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has received a $51,305 reimbursement grant to automate the records system at the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center. More...

Federal inmate escapes; goes unnoticed for 14 hrs.

Lincoln County law enforcement officials were unaware that a federal inmate had escaped from the local jail until he was apprehended by Columbia County sheriff's deputies approximately 14 hours later. More...

Saggus, Sherman crowned homecoming queen, princess

Megan Saggus was crowned LCHS Homecoming Queen when the Red Devils met Hancock Central at Buddy Bufford Field Friday, October 13. More...

Board of Ed. candidates profiled

CHAIRMAN DR. ROBERT WILLIAMS A lifelong resident of Lincoln County, Dr. Robert Williams is seeking a second term as chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Education. More...

Editorial Page

Editorial

Call me a sentimental old fool if you like. Call me a crabby old woman who lives in the past and knows absolutely nothing about economic progress. Call me whatever you like.... just as long as you call me. (Sorry. Old joke.) More...

My prayer track

TO THE EDITOR I love to go to the Lincoln County Recreational Center every morning and walk my three miles, which is 12 laps. More...

Chamber Chatter

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce its upcoming new and improved website. Developed and maintained by J. House Media the new web site will be located at www.lincoln countyga.org. More...

People

Local 4-H'ers compete in Georgian National Fair

It was a beautiful fall weekend in Perry Georgia. The air was crisp and cool. It was perfect for a 4-H Steer Show. More...

CHANDLER MCKENZIE CRITE

Crystal Harper and Joey Crite are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Chandler McKenzie Crite, born Monday, September 18, 2006 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...

Parham, Pounds to exchange vows in ceremony April 21

David and Patsy Parham of Evans and Gene and Debbie Brown of Lincolnton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ginger Dee Parham to Clifford Lee Pounds, son of James and Brenda Pounds of Augusta. More...

Worship

Newberry to host 10th District Women of Excellence program

In celebration of The 10th District Women of Excellence Celebration/ Program, Newberry Missionary Baptist Church will host the 8th anniversary conference on Saturday, October 28, 2006. More...

Come Worship With Us

THE TIE THAT BINDS Up until relatively recent times, one's closest neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. More...

Revival services to be held at Rehoboth BC

Rehoboth Baptist Church is having revival services Oct. 22-25. The services begin Sunday morning at 11 a.m. with Dr. J. Robert White bringing the morning message. More...