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LCMS eighth-graders rank first in state on science portion of CRCT

The Lincoln County School System knocked the ball out of the park when it came to state and CSRA RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) rankings on the CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Tests). More...

Ministerial Association to host its annual Prayer Walk Aug. 18

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association is hosting the annual "Prayer Walk of Schools" at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS on Tuesday, August 18, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

News

ACT only newsletter offers education help to parents

The August edition of ACT Parent is now available online. Designed to help children succeed as they prepare for college and careers, ACT Parent features articles that empower you as a parent. More...

School Lunch Menu

LCMS/HS BREAKFAST THURSDAY, AUG. 13 Sausage, biscuit, grits, juice, milk FRIDAY, AUG. 14 Chicken, biscuit, grits, juice, milk MONDAY, AUG. 17 Sausage pancake on a stick, juice and milk, TUESDAY, AUG. More...

Upcoming events at the MACK

Judy Besier will be instructing a "scarecrow" gourd painting class on Friday, August 21 at 9:30 a.m. The cost of this class will be $25. Call the MACK at 864-852-3216 to sign up for this festive start to the fall season. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

Grateful father

Here we go again, another school year began last Friday. This letter is to reassure the parents and students who will be entering Lincoln County Middle School. More...

Sports

Send in registration now for quota only dove hunts

While the Georgia dove season is still a few weeks away, those looking to participate in opening day dove hunts should get busy! More...

Obituaries

Glenn Dunlap

Glenn Dunlap, 85, departed from this life on August 3, 2009. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2009 at Platt's Funeral Home Chapel on North Belair Road, with Dr. More...

Faye Gunn

Mrs. Faye Gunn, 56, of Warrenton, Georgia, entered into rest August 4, 2009. She was the beloved wife of Charles Gunn. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 7, at First United Methodist Church with Revs. More...

Board makes salary cuts to comply with state mandate

The Lincoln County Board of Education made some tough financial decisions to offset the cuts to education mandated by Governor Sonny Perdue. The actions were taken at the board's regular meeting held Tuesday, August 4. More...

Hinesley presides over August Term of grand jury

Ronnie Lanier Clary, 48 of Lincoln County, was indicted on one count of criminal solicitation when the Lincoln County Grand Jury convened Monday, August 3. Judge Harold A. Hinesley presided over the proceedings. More...

Big day for Col. Kertis and corps

Approximately 225 people attended a covered dish luncheon Wednesday, August 5, to honor God and Col. Ed Kertis (r), commander of the United States Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District, and his team. More...

Finley will speak on geneology at library Aug. 15

Jeanne Woolington Finley of Augusta will be at the Lincoln County Library on Saturday, August 15, to discuss how she researched her family history and then proceeded to get the book published. Titled "The Amasa R. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I'm a pro at gardening and preserving vegetables, which is quite the overstatement considering not too long ago I poured 12 gallons of water, 10 pounds of sugar, and ten packets of Sure-Jell down the garbage disposal in a miserable attempt to make More...

Across The Savannah

Two-A-Days & Fresh Cut Grass

The summer of 1966. August to be precise. Sixteen seniors in the class of '67 were preparing for their final season of football. The year before, the Lincolnton Red Devils had won eight games, lost one, and tied one. More...

People

Sgt. Lisa Safrit deployed to Iraq

Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Lisa B. Safrit has deployed to Iraq to support the mission of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military operations involving members of the U.S. More...

Thirty-nine and holding

The Class of 1970 held its 39th reunion at Lincolnton United Methodist Church fellowship hall on August 8. Those attending were front row: Roy Drinkard, Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

.. Elaine Timmerman spent Monday with her parents, William and Lee Bentley. Kenneth and Donna Abel visited during the afternoon. Jackie Bonner visited Tuesday morning. .. 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...