March 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lewis and Long nominated for two GMA DOVE awards

Lincoln County’s “Little Roy” Lewis and Lizzy Long, known to the world of bluegrass music as “Little Roy and Lizzy,” have received two 2010 GMA (Gospel Music Association) DOVE nominations. More...

Broun representatives assist residents

Representatives of Congressman Paul Broun visited the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, March 18, to assist local residents with problems and concerns. More...

Doster takes third place in agricultural art contest

Brittany Doster, a senior at LCHS, won third place in the art category of the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s “Agriculture Day Essay and Art Contest.”   Agriculture Day was held on Thursday, March 18, in Atlanta.   More...

News

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Smart shopping at the grocery store

Out of all of the spending categories in your budget, you can exercise the most control over groceries because you make the decision on buying every item. Here are some tips for saving money at the grocery store.   More...

New eatery opens

The Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Corner Cafe located on the corner of Main Street and Hwy. 378 on Monday, March 1. More...

Wade Johnson is guest speaker at CCLC March meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the public library March 18 at 6:30 p.m. President Al Bean opened the meeting. Vice president, Linda Burns welcomed members and guests. John Kennedy gave the invocation. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. George and Mildred Bailey of Elberton, Leon and Georgia Bailey and Fannie Bussey of Livingston, Texas visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday.   .. More...

Lindsey H. Drinkard to wed William S. Roberts Jr. July 24

Mrs. Lillie Mae Drinkard is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Lindsay Holland to William Stone Roberts, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Stone Roberts of Martinez, Ga. More...

Willie Mae Elam honored on 90th birthday with grand celebration

Mrs. Willie Mae Elam celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday, November 28, 2009. The grand celebration was held at Savannah Lakes Resort and was attended by a host of relatives, friends, neighbors and loved ones. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Purchase yearbooks   The 2010 Lincoln County High School Panorama can still be purchased! More...

Broun to discuss health care, economy at town hall meeting

Congressman Paul Broun will be in Lincolnton on Monday, March 29, to hold a “Simple Truth” Town Hall Meeting.   The event is set to begin at 6 p.m. in the courtroom on the second floor of the Lincoln County Courthouse. More...

Certification offered for construction jobs coming to the CSRA

The East Central Georgia Consortium’s (One Stop) Workforce Investment Program is currently offering training to give local residents the certification they need for various types of industrial construction jobs.   More...

Holy Week Services

Community Holy Week Services will be held Monday, March 29, through Friday, April 2, at various churches throughout Lincoln County.   The services will begin at 12 noon, with lunch served by the host church each day at 12:30 p.m. More...

First Assembly will present passion play March 27 & 28

First Assembly of God will share the Gospel message through song and drama during a passion play scheduled for Saturday, March 27, and Sunday, March 28, beginning at 6 p.m. each evening. More...

Family Y’s Camp Lakeside will show off facility at open house

The Family Y’s Camp Lakeside in Lincolnton is hosting an open house on Saturday, March 27, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Local 4-H’ers participate in Cloveleaf Project Achievement

Fifteen Lincoln Co. 4-H’ers and Extension Staff participated in Project Achievement at Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton, Ga. on February 27, 2010. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

With all of us running around to tanning beds and bludgeoning ourselves silly with all kinds of exercise equipment, it can mean only one thing. We’re NUTS. More...

Across The Savannah

A History... Up In Smoke

Author’s Note: Special thanks to Jane Guillebeau Mattison and my sister, Deb Poland, for helping provide research on the Guillebeau Inn.   More...

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TO THE EDITOR

It’s up to the BOE

TO THE EDITOR:   Under current plans for use of the new school facilities, taxpayers will pay for two facilities for the middle school but only use one of them.   More...

Sports

LCMS baseball teams improves record to 5-1

The Lincoln County Middle School Baseball team has improved their record to 5-1. The Devils beat Warren 15-0 Friday and beat W-W 8-1 Saturday. More...

Telly Cheeley signs to play football with Brelawa Owls

Telly Cheeley, formerly of Lincoln County, has signed a one year deal to play for the Brelawa Owls of the Polish League of American Football.   Cheeley said that he never dreamed of playing outside the U.S. but considers this to be blessing. More...

Obituaries

Jane S. Callaghan

Jane S. Callaghan died peacefully at the home of her daughter and sonin law on March 12, 2010, with family members at her side.   Memorial services were held at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 17 at Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home. More...

Carolyn Whisnant Carter

Mrs. Carolyn Whisnant Carter, 66, wife of the late Edward Carter of Lake Idylwilde Dr., Evans, Ga. died Friday, March 19, 2010 at her residence.   Cryptside services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Winnie Mae McDaniel Taylor

Mrs. Winnie Mae McDaniel Taylor, 87, died Thursday, March 18, 2010 at Heritage Health Care in Washington.   Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 19 at Hopkins Funeral Home in Washington with Rev. John Falk officiating. More...