July 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

River of Life participants learn value of servanthood

For the past 18 years, teenagers or "angels" have touched lives and learned lessons in servanthood through "River of Life." The interdenominational ministry is sponsored by the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC), under t More...

Construction progressing

Work continues to progress on the new gymnasium at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. When the facility reaches completion in September, it will feature such amenities as a fitness center, a concession stand, and a meeting room. More...

It's closer than you think!

Students at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS will be alarmed to know that there is less than month left of summer vacation. School is set to start on Friday, August 8, with teachers returning to work on August 4. More...

News

Leathersville News

.. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cox of Greenwood visited Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Wednesday afternoon. .. Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Bryant attended the 50th Wedding Anniversary reception for Rev. and Mrs. More...

Grandkids Day at the park

What do you get when you combine dozens of grandkids from all over with hotdogs with all the trimmings, chips and ice cream? A bunch of happy kids! More...

Visitors pack park for fireworks

Elijah Clark State Park was filled to the brim on Saturday, July 5 for the Thunder over Thurmond fireworks. Approximately 621 vehicles entered the park with approximately 2,000 visitors for the day, along with registered campers. More...

People

Teaching the fine art of spinning

Lucy Nel (far right) spent the afternoon demonstrating the fine art of spinning linen on Saturday, July 5 at Elijah Clark State Park museum. More...

Touring Mackinac Island

Joanne Winn joined S&S Tours in Augusta and spent several days in Mackinac Island, Michigan. They also spent a few days at Amish Acres in Nappance Indiana. More...

Emma Harris honored with surprise party at Lincoln Center

Emma (Emmie) Harris turned 60 years old on July 11, 2008 and was treated to a surprise party on July 12 at The Lincoln Center. The party was given to her by her daughter, Alberta H. Elam and her sons, Albert Harris and Bobby Ricks, Jr. More...

Worship

Walton to lead revival services at Goshen BC

Rev. Donald Walton will lead the revival at Goshen Baptist Church beginning with Homecoming on Sunday, July 20, 2008. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. each night Monday through Friday. More...

Judge rules in favor of county

The Georgia Court of Appeals upheld Superior Court Judge T. Penn McWhorter's decision to grant Lincoln County's petition for declaratory judgment relief, filed against Sheriff Gerald Lawson on February 16, 2007. More...

Hearst receives Purple Heart for injuries sustained in Iraq

Sergeant Jerry A. Hearst of Lincolnton was recently awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in action, while providing support for Operation All-American Tiger in Iraq. The medal was presented to Hearst by his brother, SFC Johnny G. More...

Sheriff reports on activities for the month of June

An activity report for the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office was issued recently by Sheriff Gerald Lawson. More...

County discusses lawsuit; hears update on tax reform

The decision made by the Georgia Court of Appeals to grant Lincoln County's petition for declaratory judgment relief, filed against Sheriff Gerald Lawson in February of 2007, was discussed at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commi More...

Lincoln County defeats McCormick in Thunder Cup

Lincoln County defeated McCormick 13-8 in the Thunder Cup Softball Tournament held Thursday, June 26, at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

This year, 2008, all my friends and I turned 60 years old and the transition into senior-citizen-hood has been everything I've been told it would be and nothing at all like I expected. More...

Chamber Chatter

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Office Xpress on Thursday, July 10, 2008. More...

Opinions

Political Cartoon

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Across The Savannah

Some Trees Weren't Meant to be Climbed - or Cut

Some of my finest childhood memories come from climbing trees. When I was growing up in Lincolnton, we just had two TV stations to watch and video games and computers were light years away. More...

Obituaries

James Granville Hutton

Mr. James Granville Hutton, 67 of Joy Dr. died Fri., July 11, 2008 at Trinity Hospital, Augusta. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 13, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton with Rev. Philip Kinney officiating. More...

Harvey Lee Jones

Harvey Lee "Bo" Jones, 48, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington. Funeral services were held at New Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lincolnton on Sunday, June 29, at 1 p.m. 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...