July 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Hinesley to preside over grand jury Aug. 3

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, August 3, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Judge Harold A. Hinesley is set to preside over the proceedings. Prospective jurors for the term are: Dianne S. More...

DHR offering assistance with cost of cooling

The Georgia Department of Human Resources will help Georgians struggling with the cost of keeping their homes cool this summer. More...

News

Steering Clear Of Fundraising Scams

(NAPSA)—Thinking about donating to a charity? The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, recommends taking these precautions to ensure that your donations benefit the people and organizations you want to help. More...

Officer installation ceremony held at Post 194 on July 18

American Legion Post 194 held its officer installation ceremony on Saturday, July 18 at the post home. Events included a social hour, barbecue pork dinner, installation of officers and a dance with DJ Jason Crook providing the music. More...

Nomination deadline for FSA candidates is Aug. 3

D. Kyle Brown, USDA Farm Service Agency County Executive Director, has announced that the nomination period for farmer and rancher candidates for local Farm Service Agency county committees is in progress and will continue through August 3. More...

Opinions

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Grieving unnecessary loss

TO THE EDITOR It's so hard to say good-bye to a wonderful dog that didn't deserve to die. I can't believe he shot you dead and didn't seem sorry for what he did. Why he shot you I will never know. More...

Sports

Corps to conduct primitive weapon deer hunts in BP

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' J. More...

Hunting regulations available in print and online

The 2009-2010 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). More...

Combo lincense allows you to hunt and fish for one price

Have you heard of some of the new recreational license opportunities, such as early renewal discounts, multi-year licenses, stacking licenses and combo licenses? More...

Worship

Blaze Youth Revival to be held at New Work Baptist Church

Blaze Youth Revival will be held Aug. 3, 4 and 5 at New Work Baptist Church, 4900 Double Branches Rd., starting at 6 p.m. More...

Rev. Walton will be guest speaker at Pine Grove UMC revival services

Pine Grove United Methodist Church announces its annual revival with Evangelist Donald Walton. Revival begins on Sunday morning, August 2, at 11 a.m. with a fellowship dinner following the service. More...

Reviere to conduct Norman family memorial service

Rev. Paul Reviere, will conduct the bi-annual Norman family memorial service at 1:30 pm, Saturday, August 1st at Midway UMC. More...

Board approves final budget; adopts revisions to handbooks

A FY 2010 Budget of $40,955,228 was approved at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, July 21. The budget passed 3-1, with Board Member Denise Freeman casting the lone opposing vote. More...

Teachers, students prepare for beginning of new school year

Approximately 1,300 Lincoln County students are dusting off calculators, buying new shoes, sharpening pencils, and dragging out book bags in preparation for Friday, August 7, the first day of the 2009-2010 school year. More...

Authority seeks input on road widening project

In an effort to improve the transportation route to I-20, the Lincoln County Development Authority will be mailing a survey to various local businesses and citizens. More...

Public invited to luncheon honoring God and corps

A covered dish luncheon will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, August 5, at the Lincoln County Historical Park to honor God and Col. Ed Kertis, commander of the United States Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District, and his team. More...

The Dixie Swim Club

"The Dixie Swim Club," directed by Lincoln County's own Emma Collins, will be presented at the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse in Washington August 6-9. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I just took an online test that tells me I am going to live to be 87 years old. That's 26 more years! Wow, I'm not sure I can last that long. More...

EarthTalkTM

Dear EarthTalk: What are some things that children and families can do to be greener (and to provide life lessons for the kids in the process)? More...

Across The Savannah

A Blind, Unkind Law

In the summer of 2008, a manuscript crossed my desk. Sylvia, a mother seeking an editor, had written a 200-page memoir about her son's battle with Bipolar disorder. You may know it as Manic Depression. More...

People

News from De L

Golf De L had another great week of events. More...

Spence and McGee to exchange vows in ceremony Sept. 26

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Spence Jr. of North Augusta, S. C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Michelle, to Scott Shattuck McGee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy McGee of Lincolnton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Norman family reunion slated for July 31 - Aug. 1

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

Obituaries

Jacquelyn B. Adams

Mrs. Jacquelyn "Jackie" B. Adams, 71 of Washington, Ga., entered into rest on Friday, July 24, 2009 at Wills Memorial Hospital. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 27, at Washington First Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Rickie D'Antignac

Mr. Rickie D'Antignac entered into rest on Monday, July 20, 2009. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 at Springfield Baptist Church in Thomson, Ga. with Rev. Dennis J. Quinn officiating. More...

James Randolph Elam

Mr. James Randolph Elam, entered into rest Monday, July 20. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis J. Quinn officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

REZONING EXTENSION 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, 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...