June 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Last day to register to vote in General Primary is June 16

The last day to register to vote in the General Primary, set for Tuesday, July 15, is Monday, June 16. More...

Steer and heifer show shootout set for June 14

The first-ever Lincoln County 4- H Steer & Heifer Show Shootout will take place Saturday, June 14, at Serendipity Farm, the home of Katrina and Doug Harmon on Lovelace Road. The event is scheduled to get underway at 2 p.m. More...

News

Fishing tournament June 21

A.H. Stephens State Park will be hosting its Annual Senior Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, June 21. Registration will held from 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. The fishing tournament will began at 8 a.m. and end at 12 p.m. More...

Georgia State Patrol investigates three traffic accidents here

State Troopers from the Washington Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated three traffic accidents during the month of May in Lincoln County. More...

Summer Celebration to be held at Legion Fairgrounds June 14

Access Point Church will be hosting its first Summer Celebration on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Christian bands Echoing Angels, Revive, Joel Goddard ministries, and Eleventhour will be performing. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Margie Smalley visited in the William Bentley home Wednesday morning. .. Cooper Cliatt and Lindy Chalker visited in the William Bentley home Saturday morning. .. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Abel of Guyton, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Graduation luncheon held for 2008 Leadership Lincoln class

The 2008 Leadership Lincoln class participated in their graduation luncheon at First Assembly of God's Family Life Center on Thursday, May 29. Guest speaker for the commencement was Patricia Goodwin of Augusta. More...

Brenau University awards degrees to local students

Brenau University conferred degrees to the following local students at its spring commencement. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA LINCOLN COUNTY DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE All persons indebted to the estate of Sandra Jean Richard are hereby notified to make payment of same to the undersigned and all persons having a claim against said estate are notified More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Auxiliary to meet The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will have their monthly meeting Thursday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 194. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are welcome. More...

BOE votes to reinstate Social Security

Social Security, the Tentative FY 2009 Budget, and changes to the student handbook at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS were under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, June 3. More...

Wrap-up celebration held for ACS relay participants

A wrap-up celebration was held recently for those participating in the Seventh Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life. More...

Taking a break from the heat

The swimming pool at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex provided welcome relief from the recent heat wave which had temperatures topping out in the triple digits - highly unusual for early June. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

If I didn't think our country had gone to the dogs before, I'm leaning that way now. Did any of you happen to see the video of the eight year old boy on Dr. Phil's show who slapped his mother in the face? I kid you not. More...

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Faith of a mustard seed

TO THE EDITOR: I remember as a small boy, a man's handshake was as good as gold. I have forgotten a lesson I learned. Man will fail you. God is our Rock when times are hard lest we forget him when things are going well. More...

Obituaries

Charles H. Guillebeau Jr.

Mr. Charles H. Guillebeau, Jr. 84, husband of the late Virginia Guthrie Guillebeau of Guillebeau Rd. died Thursday, June 5, 2008 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Monday, June 9, 2008 at New Hope Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Ruth Jones

Mrs. Ruth Jones of White Rock Rd, entered into rest Saturday, May 31, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 2008 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis J. Quinn officiating. More...

Florine Bentley Martin

Mrs. Florine Bentley Martin, 81, a resident of St. John Towers at 724 Greene St., entered into rest on Monday, June 9, 2008 at University Hospital. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 2008 at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. More...