April 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Mulberry C.M.E. to host special ecumenical service Good Friday

Mulberry Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church will host its sixth annual ecumenical service for the community on Good Friday (April 6) beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Fund established at FSB to meet needs of Taffy Ivey family

A fund has been established at Farmers State Bank to benefit Taffy Ivey, who was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. More...

Local department observes National Public Health Week

"National Public Health Week" is being observed April 2-8. The mission of the Georgia Division of Public Health is "to promote health and prevent disease, injury, and disability." Georgia is divided into 18 health districts. More...

Freeman announces candidacy for congressional seat

Denise Freeman of Lincoln County has announced her candidacy for the 10th Congressional District seat vacated by the passing of Charlie Norwood. "We need a representative who knows the district as thoroughly as I do," said Freeman. More...

News

DCP enrollment deadline extended through Aug. 3

USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Teresa Lasseter today extended the sign-up deadline for the 2007 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) to August 3, 2007. More...

Leathersville News

.. Ryan Timmerman of Greenville, S.C. spent Friday night with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley. He was in a fishing tournament at Wildwood State Park. .. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Stop sneezing before it starts

Are you seeing yellow these days? Pollen on your car, on the sidewalks and in the streets is a sure sign that spring is here. And if you're one of those people who starts sneezing at the first sign of warm weather, you're not alone. More...

Opinions

To the Editor

Justice for Castillo

LETTER TO THE EDITOR I have not lived in Lincoln County for over 15 years, but if you all have the best police department in Georgia why has the murder of Scott Castillo not been solved and published in the paper? More...

People

Kristina Marie Bell weds Kevin Dale Cato March 30

Marie Bell of North Au- gusta, South Carolina and Kevin Dale Cato of Johnston, South Carolina were married in an evening ceremony March 30, 2007, on the front lawn of Oakley Park Plantation in Edgefield, South Carolina. More...

Henderson graduates from basic training at Lackland AFB

Air Force Airman 1st Class Katiska Henderson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Worship

Only a Shell

The structure shown at right has stood empty for many years - only a shell awaiting inevitable destruction by man or nature. It's usefulness ceased long ago, and further maintenance is no longer practical. More...

Public Notices

Legals

NOTICE Georgia, Lincoln County Probate Court The petition of Mary Carolyn Brown, for a year's support from the estate of Jesse Ray Brown, deceased, for decedent's surviving spouse, having been duly filed, all interested persons are hereby notified More...

Attorneys for sheriff file response to county suit

A response to Lincoln County's petition for declaratory judgment relief against Sheriff Gerald Lawson was filed recently in Lincoln County Superior Court. More...

High pollen levels create misery for allergy sufferers

"This is one of the worst sections of the country for pollen - you don't get much worse than Augusta." - Matt Monroe, meteorologist for WJBF-TV News Channel 6 in Augusta. More...

'Once Upon a Mattress'

Although the LCHS Musical Theatre Department's production of "Once Upon a Mattress" is still about a month away, students are already busy constructing an elaborate set for the musical which is a parody of the children's fairy tale "The Prince More...

Manna Truck will deliver food and other items Sat.

The Golden Harvest Food Bank's Manna Truck will be distributing produce as well as other food items, paper goods, and cleaning supplies to those in need on Saturday, April 7, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church. More...

Gypsy Rose Lee trods the boards

The cast of Washington Little Theater Company's newest production, Gypsy, is busy preparing for two more performances this weekend. More...

Editorial Page

News for Families & Consumers

Eating the new American way

How we eat may influence our chances for getting cancer. The National Institute for Cancer Research (NICR) recommends that Americans modify their eating habits to lower their cancer risk by filling their dinner plates in a new way. More...

I hate to tell you this, dear hearts, and I know a lot of you won't believe me but, there is no Easter Bunny. That's right. The Easter Bunny does not exist. I wish it weren't true, but it is. I just found out myself. More...

Notes from the Georgia State Senate

Another successful week has come to a close for the Georgia legislature. After a long day in the Senate Chamber, a productive Crossover Day finally ended with over 60 Senate bills having been passed. More...

Sports

LCMS baseball team splits double-header with W-W

The Lincoln County Middle School Baseball team split a double-header with Washington-Wilkes Saturday, March 29. The Red Devils won game one by a score of 1 - 0. Tyler Banks pitched a shutout with outstanding pitching the entire game. More...

Obituaries

Manis Teasley Davis

Mr. Manis Teasley Davis, 79, of McLeroy Dr., entered into rest on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta. Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Revs. More...

Anne Kate Lane Kelley

Mrs. Anne Kate Lane Kelley, 94, of St. Mary's, Ga., entered into rest on Monday, March 26, 2007 at Southeast Georgia Health Systems, Camden Campus. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Double Branches Baptist Church. More...

Thomas F. Poss

Mr. Thomas Ferdinand Poss, 74, of Elberton Hwy., entered into rest on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at MCG, Augusta. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 at First Assembly of God with Revs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

LWREA to meet The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet at 11 a.m. on Thurs., April 12 at Pizza Hut, 1008 E. Robert Toombs in Washington. All retired educators are invited to attend. Frances F. Zellars is president. More...