May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Family Connection to host Clark’s Hill Expo Saturday

The Second Annual Clark’s Hill Expo will take place Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds off of the Augusta Highway.   More...

Billy Joe Goldman qualifies to run for commission seat

Billy Joe Goldman has announced his candidacy for the District 2 seat on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.   Born and reared in Lincoln County, he is the son of the late Henry and Alice Goldman, who had a total of eight children. More...

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Between the Bookends

The Lincoln County Public Library has great books and movies for patrons to take home and enjoy. More...

Thunder Over Thurmond set for July 10

A spectacular fireworks show that will be “visible for miles” is promised for the eighth annual Thunder over Thurmond Fireworks Show, July 10, 2010!   More...

Students receive Certificates of Honor

“Certificates of Honor” were presented to the following sixth-graders during the academic awards ceremony at LCMS: (l-r) Emily Darling, Chace Scarboro, Olivia Bundrick, Lauren Rueda, Haylie O’Neal, Kari Powell, Meagan Mercier, Ma More...

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TO THE EDITOR

BOE needs to listen to taxpayers

TO THE EDITOR   The 1973 song by Charlie Rich tells it all, What goes on behind closed doors, is closed doors.   More...

Obituaries

George Melvin Cawley

Mr. George Melvin Cawley, 58, formerly of Metasville Rd., entered into rest on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at Harper’s Personal Care Home in Washington, Georgia.   Graveside service were held at 4 p.m. More...

Columbus Hicks

Mr. Columbus Hicks of Tampa, Fla., entered into rest May 7, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 at New Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Michael Bradford Poss

Michael Bradford Poss, 34, of Elberton Hwy., Lincolnton, died from a brain aneurysm on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in Grovetown, Ga.   Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 at Midway United Methodist Church with Rev. Paul C. More...

Loco and Midway VFDs are awarded lower ISO ratings

The ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating for the Midway and Loco fire districts will change from Class 9/10 to Class 5/9, effective August 1, 2010. More...

Band concert and awards ceremony honor musician’s accomplishments

The annual LCMS/LCHS Band Concert and Awards Ceremony were held Monday, May 10, in the school auditorium. More...

Sixth and seventh-graders are honored at academic awards ceremony May 12

“Achieving Excellence” was the theme of the 22nd Annual Sixth and Seventh-Grade Academic Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, May 12, in the school cafeteria.   More...

Editorial Page

Sheriff warns residents of increasing number of scams

There has been an increasing number of money scams in the past months appearing in Lincoln County, and in the interest of protecting our citizens from such scams, Sheriff Lawson points out the following facts that signal a scam is being attempted.&n More...

News for Families & Consumers

Bogus check scam

With the economy stress we are all feeling somewhat desperate. It is that same sense of desperation that brings the con-artist “out of the woodwork”. More...

Across The Savannah

A Simple Rule to Live By

An email came my way May 8 from one of you, the readers. It began “As I was reading your last column a thought occurred to me about families. There is a recurring theme in your columns. It is closeness with family. More...

People

Duke recognized at Young Harris honors ceremony

Young Harris College is pleased to announce that JeRee Marchelle Dukes of Lincolnton, Ga., was presented with the Lynn Fowler ’78 Music Scholarship Award at the 2010 Honors Ceremony held on Sunday, April 18, at Susan B. More...

Leathersville News

.. Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon.   .. Saturday afternoon visitors of William and Lee Bentley were Donna Abel, Bernice and Edward Cox and Brenda and Franklin Bowick. More...

Magic Kingdom at night

Alexis Gioia (left) daughter of Dr. Bruce and Lynn Gioia of Vidalia, Ga.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Evening worship   First Baptist Church will have evening worship May 30 beginning at 6 p.m. Rev. Gresham and Reeves Chapel Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor. More...