July 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Congressman's reps will be at chamber to offer assistance

Congressman Paul Broun recently announced that he will once again bring the services of his congressional office directly to his constituents through his "Congress on the Square" initiative. More...

Experts offer advice for photographing fireworks

With the "Thunder Over Thurmond" fireworks extravaganza set for Saturday, July 11, at 9 p.m., many shutterbugs are wondering just what they need to do to get the best photographs possible. More...

News

Physician offers eight ways to beat the summer heat

Summer. It's here, and it's hot. But don't sweat the summertime heat. Instead, protect yourself so you can enjoy the season. Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable, yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. More...

Did You Know?

Instead of running back to your dorm room between classes or lugging multiple books to class, you can download electronic textbooks on an HP tablet computer. More...

Students recognized

The youth of New Tabernacle were honored recently as part of "End of School Year Recognition" at the church. More...

People

Katherine A. McKellar weds James D. Stewart June 13

Katherine Alicia McKellar of Augusta and James Deo Stewart of North Augusta, S.C., were united in marriage on Saturday, June 13, at six o'clock in the evening at the Fitzpatrick Hotel Courtyard. More...

Convention goers

American Legion Auxiliary members of Unit 192 Evans, Georgia, attended the 89th Dept. Convention in Duluth June 25 - 28. 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...

River of Life volunteers make a difference at 24 residences

For the past 19 years, teenagers or "angels" have touched lives and learned lessons in servanthood through "River of Life." The interdenominational ministry is sponsored by the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC), under t More...

Channel 6 will broadcast live from Elijah Clark Park

Lights, camera, action! WJBF News Channel 6 in Augusta will be broadcasting its 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. newscasts live from Elijah Clark State Park Friday, July 10. More...

Thunder Over Thurmond gets underway at 9 p.m.

Brilliant streaks of color will once again blaze across the sky when "Thunder Over Thurmond's" fireworks extravaganza gets underway at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. More...

Editorial Page

EarthTalkTM

Dear EarthTalk: I know of solar power systems that people can put on their roofs to generate electricity or heat water. Are there systems that serve whole neighborhoods? More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Consumer Advisory: Leave fireworks to the professionals! In Georgia, state law prohibits all consumer fireworks. Fireworks and celebrations go together, especially during the Fourth of July. 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...