May 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Xao Thao pleads guilty to possession, identity theft

Xao Thao, 25, of Lincolnton recently pleaded guilty in the United States District Court in Augusta to one count of possessing more than 15 unauthorized credit card numbers and one count of aggravated identity theft. More...

Athletic awards ceremony to be held May 14

The LCHS Athletic Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 14, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Students participating in sports during the 2008-2009 school year will be honored during the course of the evening. More...

Relay for Life exceeds goal in fight to eliminate cancer

Once again, the community pulled together to make the annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life a resounding success. More...

LCMS students to be honored at academic reception May 12

The 20th Annual LCMS Academic Reception is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The event is held every year to honor students in grades six and seven for academic excellence. More...

News

Full color yearbook arrives at LCHS

The first full color yearbook has arrived at LCHS. In an assembly Thursday, seniors were given their copies of the yearbook. Mr. More...

Putting for pets golf tourney

How do you combine fun, sun, barbeque, exercise, a chance at great prizes and do your part to help homeless animals all in one neat package? More...

Students, employers recognized at CTAE reception April 28

The Career, Technical and Agriculture Education reception to honor student achievement and to recognize employers was held Tuesday, April 28 at Lincoln County High School. Amanda Scott, 2008-2009 FBLA President, welcomed guests and participants. More...

People

Dena R. Garrard weds Jeffrey L. Cason April 3

Dena Rene Garrard and Jeffrey Lane Cason were united in marriage at In Focus Church, Evans, Georgia, on April 3, 2009 at 7:00 in the evening. Pastor Brent Lee Garrard, brother of the bride, performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. More...

Leathersville News

.. Congratulations to Mr. Michael Murdock on his retirement from AT&T. Mr. Murdock was recently honored with a barbecue luncheon in recognition of his 35 years of service to the company. .. More...

McKellar, Stewart to exchange vows in ceremony June 13

Mr. and Mrs. Claude McKellar of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Alicia, to James Deo Stewart, son of Mrs. Karen Stewart of Dearing. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Worship

Dunn to speak at First Baptist

Elder William N. Dunn will speak at First Baptist Church, Lincolnton, on Sunday, May 17 at 3:00 p.m. Elder Dunn was born in Appling, Georgia to the late Annie Bell and John Thomas Dunn, Sr. He grew up in Rehoboth Baptist Church in Leah, Georgia. 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...

Local governments, businesses can benefit from ECGWI program

Local governments and businesses will benefit from some extra help, courtesy of the American Recovery and Investment Act (ARIA) and the East Central Georgia Workforce Investment (ECGWI) program which oversees 20 One-Stop Workforce Centers in the st More...

Jarius Wynn joins elite club of former Red Devils in the pros

Former Red Devil Jarius Wynn will be donning the green, gold, and white when he steps on Lambeau Field to play ball for the Green Bay Packers. Wynn was drafted by Green Bay Sunday, April 26. More...

Beale recognized for 450th win

LCHS Varsity Baseball Coach Billy Beale was the guest of honor at a cookout in recognition of his 450th win, which occurred when the Red Devils defeated Glascock County on Friday, April 24. More...

Barbecue cook off will pit churches against each other

Lincoln County Family Connection is looking for churches to compete in a county-wide cook off, held in conjunction with the first-ever Clark's Hill Outdoor Expo. The winning church will earn bragging rights for the best barbecue in Lincoln County. More...

Residents invited to courthouse for Day of Prayer

Local residents are invited to gather on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse at 12 noon today (Thursday) to observe the 58th Annual "National Day of Prayer (NDP)." Locally, the day of prayer and repentance is being sponsored by the Li More...

A fond farewell

After 22 years, the final Lewis Family Homecoming and Bluegrass Festival was held April 30 through May 2 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

If I were a horse, I would have been shot by now. Everything about me is either wearing out or falling off. I understand that the longer one lives, one can expect one's body to deteriorate a little and need minor repairs now and then. More...

Across The Savannah

Myrtle Beach Days

Summer's just around the corner, and I'm sure local folks will be heading to Myrtle Beach for vacations. I first went to Myrtle Beach as a kid on a family trip. The last time I went to Myrtle Beach was the weekend of April 24. More...

Obituaries

Earl Norman Florence

Earl Norman Florence, 72, husband of Lorene Elliott Florence, entered into rest April 25 2009 at Self Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 27 from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

Arthur Glisson

Mr. Arthur Glisson, 77, of Buford, Ga., passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2009. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6 in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Copeland officiating. More...

Harry Partridge

Mr. Harry Partridge, 80, of Perryman Ave. entered into rest on Friday, May 1, 2009 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, 2009 at New Hope Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS All creditors of the Estate of John Hasselberger, III late of Lincoln County, Georgia, deceased, are hereby notified to render their demand to the undersigned according to law, More...