January 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Two local churches will host free showings of the movie Fireproof

Two local churches will host free showings of the movie "Fireproof," the third feature film from Sherwood Pictures, a ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. More...

Development authority offers help to businesses

The Lincoln County Development Authority is offering small businesses the opportunity to meet with representatives of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Georgia Department of Economic Development's Small Business & Innovation Regi More...

Blood drive set for Sat.

In observance of January as "National Volunteer Blood Donor Month," the Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive in Lincoln County on Saturday, January 31. From 9 a.m. More...

Citizens encouraged to purchase weather radios

The Lincoln County Department of Public Safety — Office of Emergency Management supports the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) in observing February 1-7 as "Severe Weather Awareness Week" in Geo More...

Got room?

Four lab-mix puppies (one black and three yellow) were dumped in the area of Lloyd's Creek recently. They have had their shots and are ready for loving homes. Please call Kenny Adair at 706-359-5502. More...

News

Citizens invited to attend meeting on impact of low lake levels Feb. 17

The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at the library. The program will be an open fo- rum to gauge public sentiment on the economic impact of low water in Clark Hill Lake on Lincoln County. More...

Loves in the Air luncheon to be held at Tara CC

In February, Valentine's Day reminds us of all the special people in our lives and gives us the opportunity to express our love with bouquets of flowers, hearts, chocolates, cards and even a date for lunch. More...

Small business meeting Feb. 3

The Lincoln County Development Authority is offering the opportunity for small businesses to meet with Adela Kelley, Regional Project Manager of Small Business & Innovation for Georgia Department of Economic Development and Debra McKenzie, Area Dir More...

People

Lyndsie Rae Beggs to wed Daniel Owen Brooker April 25

Mr and Mrs Lawrence J. "Larry" Beggs of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndsie Rae Beggs to Daniel Owen Brooker, son of Mr and Mrs Richard W. Brooker of Sylvester, Ga. More...

Garrard, Cason to exchange vows in ceremony April 3

Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Garrard of Lincolnton are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dena Rene to Mr. Jeffrey Lane Cason of Martinez, Ga. Miss Garrard is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. More...

Leathersville News

.. William and Lee Bentley were lunch guests on Monday with Elaine and Erin Timmerman. .. Rev. Deryl Odom visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon. .. Mrs. Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Sunday afternoon. 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...

Johnson reports on state of the county's finances

Lincoln County Commission Chairman Wade Johnson recently issued a report on the state of county finances. More...

Lindy Byrd named Citizen of the Year by Lincoln County Historical Society

Lindy Bailey Byrd was named the "Citizen of the Year" for 2008 at the Lincoln County Historical Society's monthly fellowship meal held Thursday, January 15, at the Groves-May House. More...

Doss releases names of jurors for court term

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, February 2, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. is set to preside over the proceedings. More...

Chief Justice issues departmental report

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice. According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city: .. Patrick Brittain, 18, of Lincolnton, charged with theft by taking. More...

Google Earth allows internet users access to places near and far

Now, from anywhere on Earth, people can not only virtually fly over the Lincoln County using the Internet portal Google Earth, they can zoom down to a street-level view of most streets, roads, buildings, and homes in the county. More...

Students recognize mentors

Lincoln County Schools joined the rest of the nation in celebrating Thursday, January 22, as "Thank Your Mentor Day." There are currently 10 mentors involved in the local mentoring program but many more are needed. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

"I can't believe it either," I told a friend of mine I met at the beauty parlor the other day. To which she added, "Dang, married 41 years, and to the same person! Ya'll should get a medal or something!" I don't know about the medal. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Botulism related recall

Please check gifts you may have been given as gifts this past holiday season, as well as products in your cupboards as listed in the recall notice described below! More...

Across The Savannah

TV's Golden Era Was Black & White

Remember the first TV you saw? I do. A small, boxy TV that had a pink cabinet. It just caught two stations 'cause that's all there were back then. More...

Sports

Georgia's 2009 Fishing Regulations now available

The new 2009 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations are now available. More...

Obituaries

Mildred D. Collins

Mrs. Mildred D. Collins, 82, passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at Ozark Health in Clinton, Arkansas. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 16 at Roller Funeral Home, Mountain Home, Ark. with Rev. Gayle Brooks officiating. More...

Dennis DeLoach

Dennis DeLoach, 54, entered into rest January 14, 2009, at Wills Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 17, at Eastside Baptist Church in Claxton. More...

Charles Maddox Elvington

Mr. Charles Maddox Elvington, 78, of Hwy. 220 E., entered into rest January 25, 2009 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. More...