August 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

City to install water meter to monitor county's usage

The budgets for the water and wastewater departments were under discussion at a called meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, August 11. More...

Grand jury hands down numerous indictments

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, August 4, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. During the proceedings, the grand jury handed down the following indictments: .. More...

Governor presents check to county

Local officials recently received a $5,000 Communities of Opportunity grant from Governor Sonny Perdue for transportation infrastructure improvements in Lincoln County. More...

News

Genealogy, lineage workshop held at Mary Willis Library

A free Genealogy and Lineage Workshop sponsored by the Mary Willis Library, the NSDAR and the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution was conducted at the Mary Willis Library, 204 E. Liberty Street in Washington, Ga. on August 8 and 9. More...

Fund set up

A fund has been established at Farmers State Bank to aid the Beggs family. The funds collected will help defray medical expenses associated with the cancer treatment and meet the needs of the Beggs family. More...

Republican party to meet Aug. 26

The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet on Tues., Aug. 26. The following items are on the agenda and the time and location will be announced in the Lincoln Journal. The local party platform is almost ready. More...

People

Family reunion at the beach

Attending a family reunion at Ocean Isles, N.C. were, front row (l-r): Savannah Thaxton, Savannah Bryant, Kimberly Justice; back row: Darla Justice and Laura Bryant. More...

Gunby returning home

SSG Christopher Gunby will be cutting his third deployment (second to Iraq, first to Afghanistan) short this time because the Department of the Army has hand picked him to serve as a US Army Recruiter. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt visited in the William Bentley home Thursday morning. .. Mrs. Chris Dunsmore, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Lagroon and William and Lee Bentley have been visitors of Mrs. Irene Bailey. .. 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...

Board accepts bid for site improvements for school

The Lincoln County Board of Education accepted the low bid of $5,048,186, submitted by Garnto and Gearig Brothers Construction, LLC, for site improvements for the new high school that will be built off of Metasville Road. More...

Reese Family to perform at First Assembly Aug. 23

The family of Ross and Eunice Reese will host a "Reese Family Singing" on Saturday, August 23, at 7 p.m. at First Assembly of God on the Thomson Highway. More...

Dulcimer group at park

The Savannah River Hammers, a hammered dulcimer group that is well known in the CSRA and the surrounding area, will perform in the covered pavilion at Elijah Clark State Park Saturday, August 16, at 8 p.m. More...

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Across The Savannah

Remembering the drive-in

It was a treat like no other. The whole family would pile into the car and head to the drive-in. More...

Mother appreciates pre-k preparation

School is about to resume and I know there are several little ones excited and maybe even a little timid about going to a new and bigger school. As a mom of one of those little ones, I am a little sad myself - but thankful to Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Jonathan Michael Botelho

Mr. Jonathan Michael Botelho, 29, entered into rest on Sunday, August 3, 2008 at his residence. Graveside services were held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 7, at Pine Grove Church Cemetery with Rev. Philip Kinney officiating. More...

Harry Fletcher Myers Jr.

Mr. Harry Fletcher Myers Jr., entered into rest on Saturday, August 9, 2008 at his residence. A service of remembrance was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 12 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home - Telfair Street Chapel. Mr. Myers served in the U.S. More...

Nellie Hester K. Perkins

Nellie Hester Kennedy Perkins, 84, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at Methodist Hospital Northlake in Gary, Indiana after suffering a massive stroke. More...