July 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Williams honored at luncheon

Virginia Williams, executive director of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Registration, was honored by the board and the county at a retirement luncheon held Friday, July 20, at The Lincoln Center. More...

Bird flu pandemic will be discussed at town meeting

An emergency preparedness meeting for all Lincoln County residents will be held tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. More...

News

SRCW Connection to hold luncheon at Tara Country Club

The Savannah River Christian Women's Connection, in affiliation with Stonecroft Ministries, will have their next luncheon on Aug. 8, at Tara Country Club in Savannah Lakes Village. It will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the cost is $12.00 per person. More...

Park pool schedule

A.H. Stephens State Park announces its pool schedule for the remainder of the summer. Beginning on July 19, 2007, the pool will be open Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., closed Mon. - Thurs., until August 1. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Fannie Bussey of Port Neches, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey have been visitors of Mrs. Irene Bailey. .. Miss Erica Newton had lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fizer on Saturday. Alan Fizer spent the weekend in the home. More...

Opinions

A little peace and quiet

TO THE EDITOR I'm a long time resident of Lincoln County. I moved here in late 1975 to be near family and friends. I remember the summer afternoons being peaceful and quiet. More...

Sports

Tournament winners

The winners of the Rocking R International, Inc. Team Bass Tournament held July 7, were (l-r): Tony Postell, and Sammy Landrum, presenting the $2,000 check is Woody Parks. More...

Obituaries

Albert Daniel Dain

Mr. Albert Daniel Dain, 83, husband of the late Pauline Hatton Dain of Savannah Lakes Village, entered into rest Friday, July 20, 2007 at the residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Joy Williford Holz

Mrs. Joy Williford Holz, 51, of North Augusta, S.C., entered into rest on Monday, July 16, 2007 at her residence. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, at First Assembly of God with Revs. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department on July 31 and August 21. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...

Georgians will reap benefits of fifth annual tax-free holiday

Local residents are reminded that Georgia's sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 Friday, August 2, and continues until midnight Sunday, August 5. More...

Old play with odd twist

The Washington-Wilkes Little Theatre Company is set to present the female version of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple" at the Playhouse on North Alexander Avenue in Washington. More...

Blount is guest speaker at CCLC July meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met July 19 at the Lincoln County Public Library. President Al Bean opened the meeting with a silent prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Guest speaker was Nancy Blount, director of Family Connection. More...

USGS confirms 2.5 earthquake at city limits

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) in Golden, Colorado, has confirmed that Lincoln County experienced an minor earthquake at 11:11 a.m. Thursday, July 19. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I had intended to forego the writing of a column this week but changed my mind when I received a gem of a story from my wacko friend in Alabama. More...

Political Cartoon

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Give yourself a financial tune up

Are you in need of some extra cash flow this summer? A financial tuneup could help you squeeze some more cash out of an already stretched budget. More...

People

Family gathers to help celebrate Robert Lee Bailey's 83rd birthday

Robert Lee Bailey, the only living child of the twelve children born to Joel and Mae Walker Bailey, was honored on his 83rd birthday with a celebration at his home in Augusta, Saturday July 14, 2007. More...

MAGGIE ELIZABETH BELL

Shane and Jennifer Bell are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Maggie Elizabeth, born Sunday, July 8, 2007 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was born at 10:51 a.m. More...

Rowland, Golden to exchange vows in ceremony Oct. 6

Mr. James (Tony) and Cherry McGill Rowland of Lincolnton are proud to announce the engagement of their son, James (Jim) A. Rowland, Jr. of Lincolnton to Amber Dawn Golden of Troy, S.C. More...