February 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

LCES announces winners of annual science fair

The LCES Science and Engineering Fair was held Monday, January 29, through Thursday, February 1, in the school gymnasium. Due to inclement weather, the annual awards ceremony was postponed until Wednesday, February 7. More...

Record number of LCHS athletes sign contracts

The 2006 edition of the LCHS Red Devils has fielded the largest group of college scholarship recipients in the history of the school. More...

News

Pre-K registration begins March 9

Lincoln County Georgia Pre-K Registration for the 2007-08 school year will be held on Fri., March 9, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Board of Education Offices. The offices are located at 423 Metasville Road in Lincolnton. More...

Norwood reintroduces original bipartisan Patient's Bill of Rights

The original bipartisan Norwood- Dingell Patient's Bill of Rights has been reintroduced in the 110th Congress by its original author, U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood, DDS(R-GA). More...

Register now for Royal Ranger's Pinewood Derby

The Royal Ranger's Outpost 106 will conduct its annual Pinewood Derby race on Feb. 24, in the Family Life Center at First Assembly of God on Thomson Hwy. The race is open to all boys in the county between the ages of five and 14. More...

People

Becky Ann Danner to wed Kyle Jackson Reese May 5

Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Danner of Lincolnton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Becky Ann, to Kyle Jackson Reese, son of Mrs. Sandra Ferguson Aycock and Mr. William Darrell Reese of Lincolnton. More...

TYLER XAVIER PATTERSON BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

Terrell Patterson of Lincolnton and Norma Quinonez of Augusta are proud to announce the birth of their son, Tyler Xavier Patterson, born January 18, 2007 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...

Brent Hearst celebrates third birthday Feb. 9

Brentson "Brent" Hearst celebrated his third birthday on February 9 with a pizza party at Pizza Hut in Washington. Everyone enjoyed pizza, breadsticks, buffalo wings, drinks and a cake baked by his grandmother, Mamie. More...

County hears first reading of new taxicab amendment

Paving the way for the future, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners heard the first reading of an amendment to the county code that addresses "vehicles for hire" or taxicabs. More...

Board will adopt policy to limit hot weather practices

The Lincoln County Board of Education heard the first reading of a policy containing guidelines for conducting practices for all sports on days when the temperature and humidity are extremely high. More...

Congressman dies at home following a lengthy illness

One of Georgia's most beloved members of Congress, long-time patient and individual rights champion, dentist, Vietnam veteran, and small businessman Charles Whitlow Norwood, Jr., 65, died Tuesday, February 13, at his home in Augusta due to complicat More...

Registration to play Little League concludes Friday

Registration to play Lincoln County Little League baseball ends Friday, February 16, with tryouts set for Saturday, February 24. Players may register at three convenient locations: Cliatt Crossing, Farmers & Merchants Bank, and Goldman & Wengrow. More...

Rev. Adams to be guest speaker at NAACP banquet

The annual Lincoln County NAACP Banquet will be held Saturday, February 24, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Faith Tabernacle Family Life Center. The guest speaker for the occasion is Rev. Melvin Adams, Jr., pastor of New Holt Baptist Church in Harlem. More...

Editorial Page

I met an old friend in the post office the other day, an old friend who is in the struggle of his life. "I'm in a winwin situation," he told me. More...

News from the Georgia State Senate

Last week, we spent our time in Senate committees moving bills through the legislative process. We are headed toward the halfway point in the 2007 legislative session, and the pace will become frenetic by the time we reach Day 20. More...

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Obituaries

Doris Maynard Davis

Mrs. Doris Maynard Davis, 88, wife of the late William C. Davis, entered into rest on February 6, 2007 at Kentwood Nursing Home in Augusta, Ga. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Marian D. Dawkins

Mrs. Marian Neely Deason Dawkins, 68, wife of Lewis A. Dawkins, of North Augusta, S.C., entered into rest on Tuesday, January 2, 2007. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 5 at Belvedere United Methodist Church with Revs. More...

Charlie Marshall Raffini

Mr. Charlie Marshall Raffini, 89, of Washington, entered into rest on Friday, February 9, 2007 at Wills Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 11 at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Rainer officiating. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Registration ends Feb. 16 Lincoln County Little League registration is currently underway at three convenient locations, Cliatt Crossing, Farmers and Merchants Bank and Goldman & Wengrow. More...