May 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents gather at courthouse today for prayer

Local residents are invited to gather on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse at 12 noon today (Thursday) to observe the 57th Annual "National Day of Prayer (NDP)." Locally, the day of prayer and repentance is being sponsored by the Li More...

News

Outstanding high school seniors attend GSU LEAD Conference

Nearly 200 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's second annual Southern Leadership Excellence Academics and Dedication (LEAD) Conference at its main campus in Statesboro. More...

Teaching colonial medicine

Gerald Smith (right) gave an interesting program on how colonial army doctors treated patients with medicines available at the time at Elijah Clark State Park on Saturday, April 19. Pictured with Smith is Kevin Williams. More...

Students must register for ACT testing by May 9

The next ACT test administration for college-hopeful high school students is Saturday, June 14, 2008. Students who wish to take the exam on this date must register online or have their paper registrations postmarked by the end of the day May 9. More...

Sports

Students honored at LCMS Athletic Awards Night

Approximately 200 people attended the LCMS Athletic Awards Night held Tues., April 15 in the LCMS Cafeteria. The evening was devoted to the introduction of the various teams by their coaches and the presentation of awards. More...

Fishing for flatheads

Adam Poss is standing with this 40 pound flathead catfish caught on Saturday, April 26, 2008 while fishing with his dad, Tal Poss, great uncle, Larry Walton and new friend, Jimmy Smith. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

No Scrabble in May The Scrabble Club which meets at the library will not meet in May because the books from the book sale will still be on display in the annex. Then the next Sunday is Mother's Day. We'll start up again in June. See you June 1! More...

STARs will be recognized at academic honors night

Abigail Minor, STAR Student at LCHS, and STAR Teacher, Lee Robinson, will be among those receiving recognition at Academic Honors Night, slated for Monday, May 5, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Rabid skunk invades residence; two victims receiving treatment

Gene Wells and another man, who wished to remain unidentified, recently had a close encounter with a rabid skunk at the Wells home on Lakeside Drive in Lincoln County. More...

Beauty and the Beast

The LCHS Musical Theatre Department will present Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" May 8-10 in the school auditorium. Pictured are: (l-r) Curry Colvin as the Beast, Ashley Rivera as Belle, and Tom Reed as Gaston. More...

Editorial Page

Drought lingers across north Georgia

Winter and early spring rains have helped, but north Georgia remains in severe to extreme drought. The northern coastal plain is abnormally dry. Moisture conditions for the southern coastal plain along the Florida border are near normal for now. More...

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Broun invites students to participate in art contest

U.S. Congressman Paul Broun, M.D. has announced that high school students in the 10th Congressional District are invited to participate in the 2008 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery. More...

People

Alfred Wesley "A.W." Gaines

Mr. Alfred Wesley "A.W." Gaines, 90, entered into rest on Sunday, April 27, 2008 at the residence of his daughter, Angela G. Dickerson of Maple Dr., Griffin, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

John Bussey Smith, Sr.

Mr. John Bussey Smith, Sr. entered into rest on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. Sat., April 26 at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Rosser officiating. More...

Leverett honored on 75th birthday with party April 27

A birthday celebration for Ms. Julia Mae Leverett was enjoyed by all who attended on Sunday, April 27 at The Lincoln Center. Ms. More...