February 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Musical groups are recipients of DOVE nominations

It's raining DOVES in Lincoln County! Three local groups have been nominated for DOVE awards by the Gospel Music Association (GMA). They are as follows: .. More...

Sweets for seniors

LCHS seniors are shown enjoying a party in the school's courtyard on Valentine's Day. Pictured are: (l-r) Kayla Crookham, Sarah Herring, and Savannah Crook. More...

Hinson takes system-level honors in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Shelby Hinson, a fifth-grade student at LCES, won the system-level competition in the 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee. She is the daughter of Dave and Donna Hinson. More...

Locals urged to be on guard for hit man scam

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) first began warning the public about the e-mail scam in early 2007, and now, the scam has shown up in the coastal region of Georgia. More...

News

Area Agency on Aging has immediate slots available for new clients

The CSRA Area Agency on Aging has immediate Community Care Services Program (CCSP) slots available for new clients. More...

Leathersville News

.. Jackie Crook and Laverne Hardy visited Irene Bailey and other residents at Knob Hill one day the past week. .. Irene Bailey attended the spaghetti supper at St. More...

Recognizing children's dental health month

Since February is designated as National Children's Dental Health Month by the American Dental Association, Dr. Griffin and his staff visited Wee Wisdom Little School to raise awareness for the importance of good dental hygiene. More...

People

Starbuck honored on first birthday with pizza party

Savanna Brooke Starbuck, daughter of Travis and Candy Starbuck, celebrated her first birthday with a party at Papa's Pizza-to-Go on January 20, 2008. Her actual birthday was January 19. More...

WILKES BANE BARNETT

Ash and Lindsey Barnett of Washington announce the birth of their son, Wilkes Bane, on Monday, February 18, 2008 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. Bane weighed eight pounds, five ounces and was twenty-one and one-half inches long. More...

Edward DuBose will be guest speaker at banquet

Edward O. DuBose, president of the Georgia State NAACP Conference, will be the guest speaker at the annual Lincoln County NAACP Banquet set for Saturday, February 23, at 7 p.m. at the Faith Tabernacle Life Center on Faith Lane. More...

Delectable delicacies will tickle taste buds at wild game supper

The 32nd Annual Wild Game Supper, sponsored by Anthony Chapel United Methodist Church, will be held Saturday, February 23, at the church, which is located six miles west of Lincolnton on Metasville Road. Serving begins at 5 p.m. More...

LCHS to host financial aid workshop Feb. 25

LCHS will host a Financial Aid Workshop Monday, February 25, beginning at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Registration for Little League is now underway

Registration to play Lincoln County Little League baseball is currently underway at four convenient locations: Farmers & Merchants Bank, Goldman & Wengrow's, Cliatt Crossing, and the Lincoln County Recreation Department. More...

LCHS is recognized as AP Honor School by state

LCHS was one of more than 80 Georgia Schools designated as "Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools" by Kathy Cox, state superintendent of schools. More...

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Community Calendar

GED/Adult classes Augusta Technical College and Lincoln County Family Connection are offering GED/Adult Literacy classes on Mon., Tues., and Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Wed., from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I'm appalled and dismayed, as I'm sure you are, at the recent Northern Illinois University shooting rampage that killed seven students and injured many more. More...

IRS will send stimulus payments automatically starting in May

The Internal Revenue Service is advising Georgia taxpayers that in most cases they will not have to do anything extra this year to get the economic stimulus payments beginning in May. More...

Obituaries

Leroy Huff, Sr.

Leroy Huff, Sr., 86, entered into rest on Thursday, February 7, 2008. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 9 at Mt. Pleasant Church with Rev. Abraham Mosley officiating. Interment followed in Evergreen Memorial Park. More...

Frances Bunch Smalley

Mrs. Frances Bunch Smalley, 91 of Smalley Road, entered into rest Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, at St. More...

Mary Emma Earnest

Mary Emma Earnest passed on from this life into the next on January 28, 2008. A memorial service will be held at Pine Grove Methodist Church on February 23, 2008 at 2 p.m. Ms. More...