May 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Family Connection offering summer camp at rec complex

Lincoln County Family Connection has announced that it will be offering a summer camp for the children of the community at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex on Rowland- York Drive. The camp will consist of four twoweek sessions. More...

Day of Prayer

Citizens gathered at the Lincoln County Courthouse on Thursday, May 7, to observe the 58th Annual "National Day of Prayer." The theme for the day was "Prayer...America's Hope." The event was sponsored locally by the Lincoln County Ministerial More...

Arts council and chamber to sponsor Shag Extravaganza

A "Shag Extravaganza" will be held Saturday, May 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street. The event will feature musical guests Ronnie Lane, Tom Griner, Frank Brittingham, and Freddie Reynolds. More...

Athletes to be recognized at awards ceremony

The LCHS Athletic Awards Ceremony is scheduled for tonight (Thursday), 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...

Roadway heroes

"Peachy Clean Day" in Lincolnton and Lincoln County yielded 133 bags of trash, 300 pounds of scrap metal, seven tires, and two automobile batteries. More...

News

Job fair to be televised

The Georgia Department of Labor's 15th annual televised job fair will be carried statewide on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) Sunday, May 17, from 2-4 p.m. More...

Upcoming events at the MACK

The Augusta Symphony Concert at the McCormick Elementary/Middle School was a wonderful success. The music was fabulous and enjoyed by all that attended. Thank you to all the volunteers who made this event possible. More...

DHR offers tips on reducing risk of mosquito bites

Recent rainfall has prompted the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) Division of Public Health (DPH) to remind residents about the importance of emptying standing water to minimize mosquito activity. More...

People

A trip to Tybee

Mary Danner, Jalen Rusher, Marlin Sherman, Mary Dill and Peggy Higgins took along a copy of their Lincoln Journal to Tybee Island, Georgia recently. More...

Leathersville News

.. Elaine Timmerman was a recent visitors of Irene Bailey. .. Marion and Hilda Cliatt and William and Lee Bentley were lunch guests together on Saturday. .. More...

SKYLER ROSE BELANGIA

Matthew Parton Belangia and Kimberly Lynn Belangia of Lincolnton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Skyler Rose born Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga. 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 earns highly qualified teacher designation from state

Lincoln County is one of only 40 school districts in the State of Georgia where 100 percent of the teachers are designated as "highly qualified." The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesd More...

Third man arrested in ongoing assault case

A third man was arrested recently in connection with the assault on Furman Edward Parton, 25, which took place at the James Allen Reed Water Treatment Plant on Sunday, April 5. More...

Ludwig taken into custody; turned over to SLED officials

A warrant was issued early Wednesday, May 6, for the arrest of Lincoln County native John Ludwig, Jr., 36, on murder charges. Lincoln County Sheriff Gerald Lawson took Ludwig into custody at approximately 7 a.m. More...

Legendary recipes to appear in historical society cookbook

The recipes of numerous cooking legends in the community will appear in a cookbook published by the Lincoln County Historical Society. More...

Judge lays down the law

Superior Court Judge J. Wade Padgett of the Augusta Judicial Circuit was in Lincolnton Thursday, April 23, to present a program to LCHS students titled "Teenage Years 101: Legal Issues Facing Today's Teens. More...

Eighth graders will be honored at ceremony Tues.

The 12th Annual Eighth-Grade Promotion Ceremony will be held Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the LCHS/ LCMS Gymnasium. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Congratulations to all you graduating seniors at LCHS! This is the end of life as you've known it. It's the end of childhood, that period when you're told what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. More...

Chamber Spotlight

Looking for recipes

The Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has decided to publish a community cookbook filled to the brim with the best recipes from the best cooks in our community and we need your favorite recipes! Deadline to submit recipes is May 15th. More...

Across The Savannah

Touched by Hiroshima

I've never been to Japan, never set foot there, but my Dad went. Thus Japan has touched me in ways obvious and ways hard to explain. The obvious is easy. I drive a Honda. I take digital photographs with a Fuji S3000. More...

Sports

Stampede Baseball wins shootout

The Stampede Baseball 9U Travel Team won the Carolina Spring Shootout in Aiken, SC. The team won with the help of a no hitter by Hunner Jones and an out of the park homerun by Dantavian Stephens. More...

Obituaries

Essie Kate Massey Allen

Mrs. Essie Kate Massey Allen, 93, of Buford, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Laurell Bay of Lake Lanier Nursing Home in Buford. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. at Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Robert D. More...

Millie Haynes Ashmore

Mrs. Millie Augustus Haynes Ashmore, 88 of Ashmore-Barden Road entered into rest on Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Lake Crossing Health Care, near Appling, Ga. Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. More...

Elna Gray Spires

Elna Gray Spires, 88, beloved wife of William Spires, Jr., of Augusta, Ga., entered into rest May 2, 2009 at University Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5 at First Baptist Church of Evans with Revs. More...