October 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Supreme Court will not review sheriff's case

The Georgia Supreme Court denied a Writ of Certiorari in the case involving a petition for declaratory judgment relief, filed against Sheriff Gerald Lawson by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners on February 16, 2007. More...

Senior recognition ceremony to be held at field Fri.

The annual LCHS Senior Recognition Ceremony will be held on Friday, October 31, at Buddy Bufford Field, prior to the Lincoln County- Wilkinson County game. The event is set to begin at 6:45 p.m. More...

Set clocks back an hour

Local residents are reminded to set their clocks back one hour when Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2. Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. More...

News

Energy Assistance Program helps Georgians with home heating bills

As the colder winter months approach, the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) will once again help Georgians struggling to keep up with the cost of heating their homes. More...

Emory Univ. and ECHD working to vaccinate adolescents

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that all children 6 months to 18 years get vaccinated against the flu each year? More...

USDA to implement public access incentive for CRP

Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer today said that USDA would fully implement President George W. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Halloween Traditions Across the Years

Fall is a great season, and I love seeing pumpkins, shocks of corn, and colorful clusters of chrysanthemums. Of course, Halloween is a big part of autumn pageantry. More...

Sports

Toombs Norman's football future looks bright

At anywhere but the most bare bones high school football program, it's rare for a freshman to see much time of consequence with the varsity team. More...

Devils roll over Hancock in homecoming game

Region 7-A Standings More...

Bulldogs win tournament

Tanner Aycock and Blake Beggs are pictured here with their team the Columbia Co. Bulldogs. The Bulldogs went undedeated this weekend at the GeorgiaLina Boo Baseball Tournament held in Aiken, SC. 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...

County officially designated Community of Opportunity

State and local leaders met Friday, October 24, to sign a contract designating Lincoln County as one of Georgia's Communities of Opportunity (Co-Op). The meeting was held in the conference room at the Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Office. More...

McWhorter, Broom crowned Homecoming Queen, Princess

Lindsey McWhorter was crowned LCHS Homecoming Queen when the Red Devils met Hancock Central at Buddy Bufford Field Thursday, October 23. She is the daughter of Denise and Price McWhorter. More...

Residents invited to visit Eerie Guts House Sat.

The "Third Annual Haunted Halloween Spooktacular" will be held Saturday, November 1, beginning at 7 p.m. at the "Eerie Guts House" also known as the home of Ernie and Renee Guthrie at 125 Goshen Street. More...

Editorial Page

Tough decisions ahead

TO THE EDITOR I'm sure by now all of us are aware that the state of Georgia is anticipating the need to reduce its budget soon because of reduced revenue resulting from serious problems in the economy. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I don't know how I got so lucky but for some reason the U.S. Census Bureau must have decided it needed to single me out to obtain confidential information I wouldn't even tell my hairdresser. More...

People

Homecoming at New Hope

Homecoming will be held at New Hope Baptist Church Sun., Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. Special guest will be David Chiera of Augusta, special music provided by In Jesus' Name from Lincoln County. Dinner on the ground will follow. More...

Melody M. Gartrell weds Rodney O. Jones Sept. 20

Melody Monique Gartrell and Rodney O'Neal Jones of Conyers exchanged wedding vows in an beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, September 20, at five o'clock in the afternoon at The Pope Center in Washington. Rev. Norman L. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Lagroon and William and Lee Bentley have been visitors of Irene Bailey. .. Alicia Bryant visited in the William Bentley home Friday afternoon. .. Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Sunday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

Edward Dechau Jr.

Mr. Edward Dechau, Jr., 79, of Flowery Branch, Ga., entered into rest Sunday, October 12, 2008. A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 16 at Buford Presbyterian Church in Buford, Ga. with Dr. John Roark officiating. More...

Sybil Smith Tankersley

Mrs. Sybil Smith Tankersley, 85, wife of the late Melvin Tankersley of Tankersley Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta. Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. More...