March 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

County to rename portion of Hwy. 378 after Pop Lewis

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution urging the Georgia General Assembly to name a portion of Georgia Highway 378 the "James Roy 'Pop' Lewis Highway." The action was taken at a called meeting of the commission held Thursd More...

Mountain makes top 20

Lincoln County's Graves Mountain is number 20 on Charles Seabrook's list of "35 Natural Wonders in Georgia You Must See Before You Die." Seabrook is a freelance columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. More...

News

River of Life seeks nominations of those in need of home repairs

We are currently in the planning stages of the 2008 River of Life Mission Advance, which will be held June 25 - 29. This year we are asking for your help in nominating homes whose owners are in need of our help. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Freman Moragne and Joe Estes visited in the William Bentley home on Monday. .. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt were Monday night supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley. .. More...

Women's luncheon to be held at Tara Country Club

Our Christian Women's Connection Luncheon, in affiliation with Stonecroft Ministries, will be held at Tara Country Club on March 12, 2008 from 12:30 until 2:00 pm. The cost for the luncheon and the special guest features is $13.00. More...

Sports

Devils begin season with exciting home opener

The Lincoln County High School Diamond Devils started their season off in unusual fashion, fighting the cold in one game and going down to the wire in the other. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

DEBTOR'S AND CREDITOR'S NOTICE State of Georgia Lincoln County All persons having claims against Willie Mae Jones, deceased, or against her estate, are required to present the same to the undersigned, properly itemized and proven, More...

Community Calendar

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...

Helping at-risk students

SFC Johnny G. Hearst (r) and Sgt. More...

City prepares to upgrade sewer lines for new school

In light of the construction of a new high school off of Metasville Road, the Lincolnton City Council discussed upgrading the sewerage system at the group's regular meeting held Monday, March 3, at City Hall. More...

Police continue to investigate armed robbery

An armed robbery took place at around 11 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, at the Sunrise Minit Market. More...

Broun sponsors essay contest

Dr. Paul Broun has announced that he will sponsor an essay contest for students in the 10th Congressional District, which includes Lincoln County. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I am a born worrier. It runs in my family. My mother is a worrier, and her mother before her. It's a noble tradition. It is why everything we think, say, or do is prefaced with the words "What if?" What if I hadn't said that? More...

Registration deadline is March 7 for nationwide ACT testing

College-hopeful high school students can take the ACT college admission and placement exam on April 12, 2008, the next nationwide test date. The registration postmark deadline is March 7. More...

Senate continues hectic pace

The 2008 legislative session continued this week and Crossover Day will soon be upon us. More...

Obituaries

Benjamin Franklin Jones, Sr.

Mr. Benjamin Franklin "B.F." Jones, Sr., of Augusta Highway, entered into rest Thursday, February 28, 2008 at Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Glenda Myers Sessions

Mrs. Glenda Myers Sessions, 64, of Augusta Highway, entered into rest Thursday, February 28, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 2 at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...