June 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Headed for ALA Girls State

Faith Hutton (c) has been selected to represent LCHS at American Legion Auxiliary Girls State this year. The week-long program, which will be held at Georgia Southern University, focuses on responsible citizenship and love for God and country. More...

Veteran still proud of his service despite bitterness at war’s outcome

Four Army Commendation Medals, two purple hearts, a combat infantry badge, bronze star and qualifications with the Army Rangers, Special Forces and as a jump master.   More...

Collins will seek re-election to District 2 post

Larry Collins recently announced his candidacy for re-election to the District 2 seat on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. More...

News

Graduation exercises held for LCES fifth-grade students

The fifth grade class at Lincoln County Elementary School held its graduation exercises Thursday, May 20, in the school gymnasium. More...

AAD shade structure dedication

The Family Y’s Camp Lakeside dedicated a new sunshade with the help of sponsoring dermatologist, Sanders R. Calloway, MD. on May 14. More...

Cavalia horses will be among those in Georgia Ag. auction

Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin says several horses — two of which were in “Cavalia” — will be sold at auction Saturday, June 5, during an all-day fundraising event in Douglasville.   More...

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TO THE EDITOR

Debt will be painful to pay back

TO THE EDITOR The citizens of Aiken County overwhelmingly rejected a 236 million dollar bond issue for school construction and maintenance on May 25. This amount was apparently seen as too much for taxpayers of Aiken County. More...

Seniors need to take a stand

TO THE EDITOR:   If the senior citizens of Lincoln County don’t wake up and take a stand on school taxes we will be paying the price to the bitter end.   More...

Obituaries

Belva Myra Crump

Mrs. Belva Myra Crump, 74, entered into rest Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga..   A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at the funeral home. Rev. Steve Harmon officiates.   More...

Jimtex Yarns awarded SCS environmental certification

Jimtex Yarns of Lincolnton, a division of the Martex Fiber Southern Corporation, recently announced that its ecologically responsible yarns have been SCS (Scientific Certification Systems) certified.   More...

Colvin tenant house becomes historical park’s newest asset

The old tenant house literally rolled into its new home in the Lincoln County Historical Park on Thursday, May 27. More...

Charlotte Little never gave up in her pursuit of a higher education

Although it took about 50 years, Charlotte Little, 69, finally earned her Master of Science in Biblical Counseling from Bob Jones University (BJU) in Greenville, South Carolina. More...

Harris announces candidacy for Post 2 seat on council

Melvin “Boochie” Harris has announced his candidacy for the Post 2 seat on the Lincolnton City Council.   Born in Augusta but reared in Lincolnton, the candidate is the son of Louise H. Harris of Lincolnton and the late Rev. More...

Volunteer of the Year Award

Susie May Beard (l) recently received the 2010 “Clara West Volunteer of the Year Award,” presented by the CSRA Area Agency on Aging, a division of the CSRA Regional Commission. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts

You know what I miss? A screen door.   I miss the sound they made every time they were slammed shut, usually by some kid running in and out of the house fifty times a day in the summer. More...

Between the Bookends

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

News for Families & Consumers

Staying healthy when on vacation

Summer vacation is a time to have fun, relax and have a change of pace from your normal lifestyle. But being away from home doesn’t mean that you should take a vacation from healthy eating habits and being physically active. More...

People

Andrews honored on fifth birthday with two parties

Ashton Wilkes Andrews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Andrews, celebrated his fifth birthday on May 4 and was honored on two separate occasions.   On his birthday Ashton was treated to an “ice cream social” with his K-4 classmates. More...

Junior Beta Club officers

Serving as officers of the National Junior Beta Club for the 2009-2010 school year were: (l-r) Macy Hill, president; Jemarian Hearst, vice president; Camden Gilpin, secretary; Erin Thornton, treasurer; Charity Drinkard, reporter; and Laney Aycock 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...