August 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Recuperating in style

Marshall Colvin (standing), sales manager for Augusta Turf & Tractor, is shown presenting a TS John Deere Gator to LCHS Coach Larry Campbell for use during football season. More...

News

USDA increases limits on farm ownership and operating loans

Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer has put into place another new farm bill provision, increasing the limits on loans to $300,000 - up from $200,000 - for direct farm ownership and operating loans. More...

Several items discussed at Republican party meeting

The Lincoln County Republican Party met on July 29 for an "open mike" session to hear from anyone who wanted to express a concern about any subject. Before that session began a few business matters were discussed. More...

Genealogy, lineage workshop to be held at MW library

A free Genealogy and Lineage Workshop sponsored by the GASSAR, the Samuel Elbert Chapter SAR, and the Kettle Creek NSDAR will be conducted at the Mary Willis Library, 204 E. Liberty Street in Washington, GA on August 8th and 9th. More...

People

John L. Beaver III promoted to Lt. Commander, US Navy

John L. Beaver, III was recently promoted to Lieutenant Commander, US Navy. John, aka "Rocky," is the son-in-law of Bubba and Helen Huff of Lincolnton. He is the son of Donna Taylor of Cumberland City, Tenn. and John L. Beaver, Jr. More...

Leathersville News

.. Marion Cliatt visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Monday morning. .. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Bowick visited Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Friday night. .. Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Jesse Williford is recipient of a GAAS Scholarship

The Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Committee announced that Jesse Williford, a resident of Lincolnton, is a recipient of a 2008 GAAS scholarship funded by Zurich. 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 5:30 p.m. More...

City votes to raise garbage rates to offset service costs

The Lincolnton City Council voted to raise garbage rates at its regular meeting held Monday, August 4, at City Hall. The reason for the rate increase is that the city is losing money on the service. More...

LCHS fails to meet AYP; files appeal with the state

While LCES and LCMS made AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) for the sixth consecutive year, LCHS failed to meet the federal standards for 2008. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

For the last couple of weeks I couldn't turn a curve in town without running into a Vacation Bible School sign. They're everywhere. I remember Vacation Bible School. I remember that it was held in the daytime. More...

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Be aware of school buses

TO THE EDITOR The Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) would like to remind all motorists of the safety precautions everyone must take when traveling Georgia's roads during the school year. More...

Obituaries

Bobby J. Bradford

Bobby J. Bradford, 66, of Social Circle, Ga., entered into rest Monday, July 28, 2008. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 31 in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with Revs. More...

James B. Brangenberg

Mr. James B. "Jim" Brangenberg, of Hwy. 220 East, entered into rest Friday, August 1, 2008 at University Hospital, Augusta. Funeral service were held at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5 at Abundant Life Church of God with Revs. More...

Larry D. Crozier

Mr. Larry Dean Crozier, 70, of Jones-Martin Road entered into rest on Thursday, July 31, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 2 at Jones Chapel Cemetery with Rev. More...