June 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Amanda Scott to compete for title of Miss Georgia

Lincoln County residentAmanda Scott, who was crowned Miss Augusta earlier this year, is busy making preparations to leave for Columbus to compete in the Miss Georgia Scholarship Pageant which will take place Wednesday, June 24, through Saturday, Ju More...

Great music and barbecue served up at historical park

A celebration of "Blues and Barbecue" will be held Saturday, June 20, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street. More...

News

MACK activities

The schedule for the Children's Camps at the MACK are as follows: .. Gourd and Abstract Painting Camp, June 15-19 from 10:00 - 12:00, cost $6 (all supplies included) .. More...

Drivers urged to watch for wildlife in the road

Forget the chicken: Why did the turtle cross the road? In spring and early summer, probably to find food, a mate or a nest site. More...

Dennis Sanders honored by Georgia House of Rep.

District Attorney Dennis Sanders of the Toombs Judicial Circuit was recognized and commended by the Georgia House of Representatives during the last session. The members of the House commended Mr. More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

Continued support needed

We have been blessed with a great deal of rain this spring and it could not have come at a more perfect time. Our lake had become dangerously close to running out of water. More...

Obituaries

Henry Blackburn

Mr. Henry Blackburn, 51, husband of Mrs. Donna Jean Blackburn, entered into rest June 11, 2009 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27 at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Bernard Reid Davis Sr.

Mr. Bernard Reid Davis, Sr., 76, husband of Mrs. Katherine Davis, went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2009. Funeral services were held June 1, 2009 at Platts Funeral Home on Belair Road with Revs. Marcus Holt and Dwain French officiating. More...

Scott Douglas Johnson

Mr. Scott Douglas Johnson, 51, husband of Beth Harrell Johnson of Jones Chapel Road, entered into rest Saturday, June 13, 2009 at Self Regional Medical Center, Greenwood, S.C. More...

Riders enjoy Lincolnton hospitality

From all reports, BRAG (Bicycle Ride Across Georgia) riders passing through town on Saturday, June 13, enjoyed cooling off and having a bite to eat at the Lincolnton Clubhouse. More...

Paula Alexander wins her first Bassmasters pro tournament

Paula D. Alexander is putting Lincolnton on the map. More...

Hinesley disposes of several cases during waived jury trials

Waived jury trials were held Thursday, June 11, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Superior Court Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. The following cases were disposed of during the proceedings: .. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have a long hisss-tory with snakes. I hate them. All of them. Black snakes, king snakes, green snakes, rat snakes…makes no difference to me. And here's a news flash for all you snake lovers: We are supposed to hate snakes! More...

News for Families & Consumers

Beginner canning classes

If you have wanted to learn to preserve food at home this is the class for you. More...

Across The Savannah

The Work of Hands

Email. Laptops, iMacs, and Smart Phones Dick Tracy would envy. Hear that noise? It's a chorus of tapping keys that ranks among the country's more common workday sounds. Welcome to the Information Age and the kingdom of Knowledge Workers. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Barry and Cathy Chastain visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday night. .. Susan Bryant and Nina Adams visited Dolly and Truett Smalley Tuesday afternoon. .. More...

Exploring New Zealand

Kristen Cartledge (l) and LeAnn Walton recently returned from a month-long trip to New Zealand. The two University of Georgia Pharmacy students toured the entire South Island through UGA's study abroad program. More...

Norman family reunion slated for July 31 - Aug. 1

The Norman Family Association will be holding its bi-annual reunion celebration on Fri., July 31, and Sat., Aug. 1. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE Probate Court of Lincoln County Re: Petition of Sharon F. Kohli for discharge from office as administrator of the estate of Ruth e. Fiester, deceased. To: All interested parties. 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...