April 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Shepeard to host county blood drive at LBC Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, April 16, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  More...

Community mourns the loss of one of its favorite coaches

“Everyone everywhere has lost a great man and friend. Always a positive and kind person, who really utilized his position to help young and old alike, especially my generation. More...

Spectators may view prom goers from bleachers at LCHS Cafeteria

The annual LCHS Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 16, from 8 until 11:30 p.m. More...

Jeff and Sheri Easter receive two GMA DOVE nominations

Grammy Award nominees and Gospel music mainstays Jeff and Sheri Easter have received two 2011 GMA (Gospel Music Association) DOVE nominations.  More...

News

McDuffie Co. Health Fair to be held at THS April 16

More than 550 people are expected to take advantage of the free health services offered at the McDuffie County Health Fair Saturday, April 16th, at Thomson High School, Thomson Georgia, from 8 until 12:00 noon.  More...

The Balaam and Bengamin Bentley homes at Leathersville

Entering the narrow drive that takes you down a slight incline off Leathersville Road, you begin an adventurous journey back in time. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A Murder Of Crows & A Fallen Owl

You never heard such a racket. A murder of crows in attack mode circled a pine in the woods fronting Mom’s house. Something serious was drawing their ire. The fury of their crowing stopped me from working on a fountain to investigate. More...

Sports

Spring break sports camp

Youth Education Sports, Inc. (YES) in conjunction with Lincoln County Recreation Department held a Spring Break sports camp April 4th-8th at Lincoln County Recreation Complex for children ages 5-14. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Hardwick Bunch

Former Lincoln County Schools Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Thomas Hardwick Bunch, 90, formerly of Sunrise Drive, entered into rest Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Doctor’s Hospital, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m., More...

Juanita McCall Bradford

Mrs. Juanita McCall Bradford, 87, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at her residence.  Funeral services were held 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 9 at Cliffords Grove Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Cheryl Smith McCain

Mrs. Cheryl Smith McCain, 63 and wife of Wilton J. McCain, of 6118 Danburg, Ga., entered into rest on April 6, 2011 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta.  She was the daughter of Betty O. Standard and the late Carroll Smith. More...

Teams come together to raise funds for fight against cancer

The 10th Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will be held Friday, April 15, with opening ceremonies beginning at 7 p.m. More...

National study ranks health status of 156 Georgia counties

Lincoln County residents have more “poor physical health days” and fewer “poor mental health days” than the average Georgia resident, according to a national health study.  Overall, the county was ranked 83rd out of 156 G More...

Hinesley to preside over civil cases beginning Mon.

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear civil cases beginning Monday, April 18, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Judge Harold A. More...

Holy Week Services

Community Holy Week Services will be held Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 22, at various churches throughout Lincoln County.  Except for Tuesday, the services are set to begin at 12 noon each day, with lunch served by the host church at More...

Residents still cleaning up in wake of destructive straight-line winds

Lincoln County residents are still busy clearing trees and making repairs after straight-line winds, associated with a thunderstorm, hit the area at approximately 2 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5.  More...

Bubbles of joy

Shirley Dawkins, director of the Lincoln County Library, entertains Pre-K students from LCES with bubbles, stories, and songs. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Another of my childhood heroes has now gone on to glory and he takes with him a lifetime of special memories that helped mold us local babyboomers into God-fearing adults. More...

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Legislative Update

The first full week in April, also known as Master’s Week throughout most of Georgia, is the traditional spring break period for K-12 schools in our state. More...

People

Dukes to perform in Carousel at Young Harris April 15-17

Young Harris College student JeRee Dukes, a sophomore music major from Lincolnton, will perform in Theatre Young Harris’s production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein groundbreaking Broadway favorite Carousel.  More...

Leathersville News

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Timmerman and Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley joined Mr. and Mrs. Lark Jones of North Augusta, S.C. More...

Hinson chosen to participate in COAS at Reinhardt College

Reinhardt’s best student minds and talent convened the week of April 4 for the University’s Third Annual Convocation of Artists Scholars (COAS). More...

Worship

First Assembly to present Passion Play April 17 & 18

First Assembly of God will present their annual Passion Play on Sun., April 17 and Mon., April 18 at 7 p.m. each evening. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at The Corner Cafe. Call Jim Butler at 706-359-4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.   More...