March 13, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Holy Week services

Community Holy Week Services will be held Monday through Friday, March 17-21, at various churches throughout Lincoln County. The services will begin at 12 noon, with lunch served by the host church each day at 12:30 p.m. More...

News

Commissioner discourages giving children animals as Easter gifts

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin is urging parents to think twice before giving animals to children this Easter. More...

Registration to be held at LCES for kindergartners

Registration for entering kindergartners will be held at Lincoln County Elementary School Wed., March 12 and Thurs., March 13. More...

Administration analysis details impact on programs without new farm bill

At the request of senior House and Senate agriculture committee staff, the U.S. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Lagroon, Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey and Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley visited Mrs. Irene Bailey during the past week. .. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Carruth celebrates 100th birthday

Ruth Williams Carruth of Summit Mississippi celebrated her 100th birthday with a reception on Saturday, February 23, 2008 at her home. Mrs. Carruth, formerly of Smithdale, was married to the late John P. Carruth. More...

Workshop to be held in Washington March 15

A very successful Homebuyer Education and Understanding How to Improve your Credit Workshop was held at the newly renovated Pope Center on Saturday, February 23, 2008. More...

BOE discusses lack of Impact Aid from corps

Impact Aid from the United States Army Corps of Engineers was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, March 4. More...

Preparations underway for ACS Relay for Life

Preparations have begun in earnest for the Seventh Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life. The community celebration will take place Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

IRS debunks several myths about stimulus payments

The Internal Revenue Service moved to set the record straight on several issues surrounding administration of the 2008 Stimulus Payments. Approximately 130 million taxpayers will receive economic stimulus checks beginning in May 2008. More...

Foundation offers ten free trees to March members

The Arbor Day Foundation wants to celebrate the arrival of spring by helping people plant trees. Each person who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in March will receive 10 free white pine trees. More...

WILD Fact: Hummingbirds en route

Although rare, hummingbirds that normally breed in the West may visit Georgia in the winter, sometimes staying until March or April. However, the ruby-throated hummingbird is the only species that breeds in eastern North America. More...

Obituaries

Robert Hardy Candler

Mr. Robert Hardy Candler, 80, of Rome, Ga., entered into rest following an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church with Dr. David Campbell and Rev. Ruth Shaw officiating. More...

Helen N. Ferguson

Mrs. Helen N. Ferguson, of Ferguson Justice Road, beloved wife of 41 years of Hugh Allen Ferguson, entered into rest at her residence Monday, March 10, 2008. Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. 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...