February 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Simply beyond us...

Lincoln County Commissioner Larry Collins was right: "It's simply beyond me why anybody would look at a system that is working, like our EMS department is, and want to tinker with it." It's beyond us, as well. More...

FBLA competes at region level

Members of the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapter at LCHS recently competed in various events against 14 other schools at the Region 15 Leadership Conference. More...

Sheriff's office reports on recent arrests and incidents

An activity report was issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. Among the arrests made recently were: .. Xao Thao, 25, of Lincoln County, charged with one count each of computer theft, identity fraud, and forgery in the first degree. More...

News

Pre-K registration beings March 18

The Lincoln County Georgia Pre- K Program will begin registration for 2009-2010 school year on Wednesday, March 18 at the Lincoln County Board of Education Office, 423 Metasville Road, beginning at 8 a.m. More...

Membership drive winner

Congratulations to Thomas "T" Burton for winning the Lincoln County Farm Bureau Membership Drive Giveaway Basket. LC Farm Bureau would like to thank all of the new members that joined during the event. More...

FASF now taking applications for tuition assistance

The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund recently announced the application period for the 2009-2010 academic year has opened. The Fund has now awarded $2.5 million to the children of U.S. More...

Opinions

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Thanks for support

TO THE EDITOR I would like to express my humble gratitude and thanks to all those who have supported me, not only these past two weeks, but for the 22 years that I have lived and worked in Lincoln County. More...

Sports

Angler of the Year

Angler of the Year 2008 CSRA Bassmasters Angler of the Year Jeff Bentley. Prize given by Ben Dreaming, Leah Georgia. More...

Obituaries

Robert W. Lamb

Mr. Robert W. Lamb, 66, husband of Mrs. Jane Colvin Lamb of Lincolnton, entered into rest on February 8, 2009 at his residence. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at Thomas Poteet & Son Chapel with Dr. More...

Sonia Lincoln

Ms. Sonia Lincoln, 82, of Jones Chapel Road entered into rest Friday, February 6, 2009 at her residence. A memorial celebration in the spring will be announced later. 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...

Doss resigns as county's public safety director

Ernie Doss, director of the Lincoln County Department of Public Safety, submitted his resignation to Commission Chairman Wade Johnson on Monday, February 16. More...

Kimberely Scott will be guest speaker at the annual NAACP Banquet Feb. 28

Kimberely Scott of WJBF News Channel 6 in Augusta will be the guest speaker at the annual Lincoln County NAACP Banquet set for Saturday, February 28, at 7 p.m. at The Lincoln Center on May Avenue. The theme for the evening is "A Change has Come. More...

Miss and Mr. LCMS

Ashley Asbell was crowned Miss LCMS and Rex Bandy, Mr. LCMS, on Thursday, February 5, in the school auditorium. The Miss LCMS Pageant and the Mr. More...

Lincolnton will roll out the red carpet for BRAG riders

The annual Bike Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) will return to Lincoln County on June 13, bringing thousands of cyclists back to town. The bicycle riders last passed through Lincolnton during the early 1990s. More...

Devil Darlin' winners

The winners of the 2009 "Red Devil Darlin' Pageant" held recently in the LCHS Auditorium were: (l-r) Cherry Ranay Bessinger (Josh Bessinger), Miss Congeniality; Gretchen Tiffany Matthews (Garrett Matthews), second runner-up; Clarissa Jananay More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

TMI! For those of you born before 1970, that stands for Too Much Information and I've determined that's what we've been getting in TV commercials the last few years. Waaay too much information. More...

DHR warns Georgia's seniors to watch out for two scams

As the economy continues to decline and more people struggle financially, scams are on the rise again - including the resurfacing of the "Grandma Scam." The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) wants older adults across the state to be awar More...

EarthTalkTM

Dear EarthTalk: Don't all these huge snow and ice storms across the country mean that the globe isn't really warming? I've never seen such a winter! — Mark Franklin, Helena, MT On the surface it certainly can appear that way. More...

People

Whitney G. Lovelady to wed Zachary E. Poucher July 18

Ms. Nancy Leverett Lovelady of Lincolnton, Georgia, and Mr. Roger Clayton Lovelady of Augusta, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Geneva Lovelady, to Zachary Edward Poucher, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

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Tamara Abel receives degree from Western Governors University

Tamara Abel of Lincolnton has received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Western Governors University (www. wgu.edu). More...

Worship

Rev. Chester will be guest speaker at Mulberry CME Sun.

Rev. Willie E. Chester, Jr. and his congregation of St. Paul Baptist Church in Woodville, Ga. will be the guest speaker at Mulberry C.M.E. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

VARIANCE REQUEST The Lincoln County Planning Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting in the Planning and Zoning Conference Room located across from the Lincoln County Courthouse at 107 Perryman Avenue, Lincolnton, More...