July 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Two local races will be decided in General Primary on Tuesday

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, July 15, to cast their ballots in the Georgia General Primary. Among the candidates appearing on the ballots are: Democratic Ticket County Commission Chairman: Walker Norman (incumbent). More...

News

BLOSSOM-END ROT

In most cases, blossom-end rot on tomatoes, peppers, squash and watermelons can be prevented, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Maintaining uniform soil moisture by mulching and watering correctly. More...

Using the right octane can save

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin reminds motorists that one of the ways to save on fuel is using a lower octane in your vehicle, if the manufacturer recommends it. More...

Stay cool, stay healthy

School's out and summer is in full swing filled with hot days lounging by the pool and running around outdoors, but not everything is fun in the sun-a hot summer day can quickly go from enjoyable to harmful. More...

People

Debate Booster Club looking for donations

Lincoln County High School students T.J. Carani, Amy Dandron, Sara Herring, Abigail Minor, and Nicklas Spens qualified for the National Speech Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, held June 16-20. More...

Cryders greeted by family and friends at Jip's Sit-A-Spell

Lincoln County holds a very special place in the hearts of many former residents and their families. More...

Leathersville News

.. William and Lee Bentley visited Art and Lois Fizer Tuesday afternoon. .. Alicia Bryant visited in the William Bentley home Thursday morning. .. Dr. and Mrs. More...

Worship

Philip Stanley Klein in concert at First Baptist

First Baptist of Washington invites you to a stirring and inspiring concert on Sunday evening, July 13th at 6 p.m. given by Philip Stanley Klein. Philip was born to an Orthodox Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Board of elections meetings The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. More...

Treated and released

Jason Quarles of Lincolnton was traveling north on Partridgetown Road at around 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, when he lost control of his Buick Park Avenue upon entering a left-hand curve. More...

Commission to proceed with park; city receives grant for new truck

The Lincolnton City Council gave members of the Historical Preservation Commission the nod to proceed with efforts to develop a historical park on Groves Street, where Founders' Spring is located. More...

Too fast for conditions

Gregory Boschert, 43, of Aiken, South Carolina, was cited with failure to regulate speed after his boat ran up on a shoal about one mile upstream from the mouth of Soap Creek at the Savannah River. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

This was one 4th of July the McGees will never forget. Not because anything extraordinary happened concerning the holiday itself. We celebrated the usual way with family and friends, watermelon, homemade ice-cream, and the obligatory fireworks. More...

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Across The Savannah

Exploiting a Third World Country

My friend, Hilda, took me on a humanitarian mission to Columbiana, a third-world country, last month. The goal was to feed starving children. "Hilda the hippie." That's what I call her. More...

Obituaries

John Frank Andrews

John Frank Andrews, 66 of Live Oak, Fl. died Thursday, June 26, 2008 at Haven Hospice in Lake City. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Sunday, June 29, at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Revs. Roy D. Andrews and Fred Perriman officiating. More...

Willis R. Chadwick

Willis R. Chadwick, age 76, of Lawrenceville, Ga. passed away Thursday, July 3, 2008. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 6, in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Driskell, Rev. More...

Leslie LeRoy Goddard

Leslie LeRoy Goddard, of 216 School Street, passed away Saturday, July 5th, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 10 at Morningside Baptist Church in Lincolnton, Ga. More...