October 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair underway

The 55th Annual Lincoln County Fair kicked off Tuesday, October 16, and will continue through Saturday, October 20, at the American Legion Post 194 Fairground off of the Augusta Highway. Pictured are workers setting up the "Dino" ride on Monday. More...

Chief reports on departmental activities

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice. According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city: .. More...

Two arrested on charges of theft

Two arrests have been made by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office in connection with a rash of burglaries that occurred recently in the Hidden Harbor subdivision at the end of Salem Church Road. More...

Broun opens office

Tenth District Congressman Paul Broun recently announced the opening of a district office to serve the residents of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). The office is located at 4246 Washington Road, Suite 6, in Evans. More...

News

Life Line Screening Nov. 29

Residents living in and around the Washington, Ga. community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or a serious bone fracture. Life Line Screening will be at Washington Church of God on November 29. More...

Chamber Chatter

Fall is in the air…Finally…we all have been looking forward to cooler weather and it sounds like it will be arriving just in time for wonderful fall activities. More...

Chamber Calendar

.. October 30 - Wills Memorial Hospital Community Wellness Program Halloween Safety Wilkes Primary and Elementary Schools 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. .. October 19 - Lincoln County vs. Wilkinson County 7:30 p.m., away. .. More...

Obituaries

John Richard Hawkins

Mr. John Richard Hawkins, 85, of Sunrise Drive, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 in Augusta, Georgia. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 21 at Lincolnton United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

George Crawford Jones

Mr. George Crawford Jones, 82, of Jones Martin Road, entered into rest on Friday, October 12, 2007 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday, October 15 at Loco Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Steven A. McRee

Steven A. McRee, 41, of Soperton, Ga., entered into rest October 5, 2007 at his residence. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 8 at Jennings Baptist Church Cemetery in Crawfordville, Ga. Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Oct. 23 and Nov. 20. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...

Linda Aaron to present program on preserving family documents

Linda Aaron, a semi-retired archivist for the Hargett Rare Book and Manuscript Archives at the University of Georgia, will be at the Lincoln County Library from 3 until 4 p.m. More...

Dedication of the Friendship Fountain slated for Oct. 19

A dedication ceremony will be held for Lincoln County's new Friendship Fountain at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 19. More...

Beulah VFD acquires new truck to be used in fighting brush fires

The Beulah Volunteer Fire Department took delivery of a 2008 Ford F- 550 truck to use in fighting brush fires Friday, October 5. More...

Ladies auxiliary ready to take orders

Members of the American Legion Post 194 Ladies Auxiliary are once again cooking up chicken and dumplings, chili, pinto beans, and other taste treats for those visiting the 55th Annual Lincoln County Fair. More...

Local women benefit from mobile mammography unit

October is "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month," and the American Cancer Society (ACS) continues to recommend mammograms for all women age 40 and older every year to help detect breast cancer early. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

"Good fences make good neighbors." The proverb alludes to the poem "Mending Wall," by Robert Frost, but from what I can gather Frost had little sympathy with the proverb's sentiment. More...

Missing county agent

TO THE EDITOR I am a showman for Lincoln County 4-H. I am not sure how many of you are aware that Lincoln County does not have a county agent. More...

People

Seven showmen compete in Georgia National Fair Oct. 4-7

Seven Lincoln County showmen competed in the 2007 Georgia National Fair held in Perry, Georgia October 4-7. It was a busy four day event for everyone. The showmanship contest per grade was held on Friday. More...

BROOKLYN R. SEAGRAVES

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Seagraves are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Riley, born September 17, 2007 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. She weighed eight pounds, seven ounces and was twenty inches long. More...

Goldman competes at State Market Lamb Show in Perry

Taylor Goldman, a senior and FFA member at LCHS, recently traveled to Perry, Georgia to compete in the State Market Lamb Show. This event is held every year in conjunction with the Georgia National Fair. More...