August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Beloved educator loses life in motor vehicle accident

A Lincoln County woman lost her life in a traffic accident that occurred Thursday, August 23, at 6:18 a.m. on the Thomson Highway, .4 miles north of Fish Dam Road in McDuffie County. According to a report issued by Sgt. More...

News

Chamber Chatter

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce along with the Lincoln County Development Authority and the Georgia Department of Economic Development have utilized the month of August to conduct a series of interviews with local businesses as a More...

Hot tips to keep food safe

Fire up that grill and bring out the food! It's summertime, and what better time could there be for cooking outdoors? More...

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Jason Bentley visited in the William Bentley home Monday morning. .. Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley visited Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Bowick in Troy Monday afternoon and were supper guests in the home. More...

People

Payne, Danner exchange vows in afternoon ceremony Aug. 4

Tiffany Payne and Tadd Danner were united in marriage August 4, 2007, at two o'clock in the afternoon at Hephzibah Baptist Church in Lincolnton, Georgia with Rev. Allen Danner, father of the groom officiating. The bride is the daughter of Mr. More...

In-house revival

Solomon Pool Deliverance Church in Lincolnton will have in-house revival services beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Speakers will be: Sept. 11 - Evang. Shavanne Wylie Ware; Sept. 12 - Min. John Paul Norman; Sept. 13 - Asst. More...

BLOOM DU JOUR

Okra, one of the showiest blooms in the vegetable garden, bears flowers that last only one day, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. More...

Obituaries

Lillian Murray

Ms. Lillian "Lit" Murray, 82, of Old Petersburg Road, entered into rest Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at Wills Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 25 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Marilyn Elizabeth Campbell

Mrs. Marilyn Elizabeth "Betty" Flint Campbell, 52, of Kelly Street, entered into rest on Sunday, August 26, 2007 at Medical College of Georgia Hospital. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. More...

George W. Harrison, Jr.

George W. More...

Local woman falls victim to national telemarketing scam

A Lincoln County woman is one of the victims of a multi-million-dollar scam which is the subject of a civil lawsuit initiated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). More...

School of theology to offer classes at Faith Tabernacle

Those wishing to learn more about the Bible will have a golden opportunity to do so when the Christian Life School of Theology opens in January of 2008 in Lincolnton. Faith Tabernacle, under the leadership of Dr. More...

Saving lives 26 at a time

Twenty-six women underwent screening for breast cancer when University Hospital's Mobile Mammography Unit rolled into town Tuesday, August 21. The until is scheduled to return to Lincolnton on Tuesday, September 25. More...

Editorial Page

Braden 'does it all' for neighbors

TO THE EDITOR "We do it all." Anyone who lives in Lincoln County has probably seen or heard these words. This slogan used by John Braden for his property maintenance business has been around ever since he moved to Lincolnton years ago. More...

Cuts threaten dialysis patients

TO THE EDITOR Davita Washington and Elberton Dialysis facilities are home to 116 dialysis patients from the surrounding communities. As alarming as this number is, it represents the growing population of kidney care patients. More...

Opinions

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My column this week is a sad post-script to the sudden passing of the greatest music teacher to ever walk the halls of Lincoln County Elementary School. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Midget Mite games begin Sept. 5

The Lincoln County Midget Mite Football games will begin on Wednesday, September 5, 5 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Stadium. The schedule is as follows: Game 2 - Wednesday, September 12, 5 p.m. Game 3 - Friday, September 21, 7:30 p.m. More...

Hunters prepare for opening of dove season September 1

Hunters across the state eagerly await the opening day of dove season, reminiscing on childhood memories of their first dove hunt during a full-day tailgating party with family and friends, and anticipating sharing this tradition with their childre More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE Georgia, Lincoln County The petition of James Donald Bowles, for a year's support from the estate of Freda L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Sept. 25 and Oct. 23. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...