July 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

ACS offers services to cancer patients online

Lincoln County cancer patients, who are not able to come to the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Augusta office for services, can still access many of the society’s programs right from their homes.  Programs like “Reach to Recov More...

Garrard donates book on life of Joseph Haynes to the library

Lincoln County resident and baseball historian Lamar Garrard recently presented a scrapbook and short history of the life of Joseph W. Haynes to the Lincoln County Library’s genealogy department.  More...

News

Help a child in your life prepare for the future

By: First Lady Sandra Deal  Family is such an important part of my life. As a mother of four and a grandmother of six, much of my life’s focus has been spent working to create a bright future for them.  More...

Committee nominations being accepted until Aug. 1

Wilkes-Lincoln-Taliaferro County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director D. Kyle Brown, wants to remind farmers and landowners that local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee nominations began on Wednesday, June 15.  More...

Cherly Grace Fox weds Wesley Ryan Wheeler June 4

Miss Cheryl Grace Fox and Mr. Wesley Ryan Wheeler exchanged wedding vows in an impressive double-ring ceremony Saturday, June 4, at six-thirty o’clock in the evening at the historic First Christian Church, Augusta, Georgia. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Chattooga Tea

What a strange title you’re thinking. Well it’s not as strange as you think, but the way I stumbled across this topic is a bit odd. More...

Obituaries

Nannie Ruth Walton

Mrs. Nannie Ruth Walton, 85, wife of the late Frank W. Walton of Lovelace Rd. died Monday, June 27, 2011 at Heritage Health Care, Washington, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 1 at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Worship

Living Well prog. now offered at Morningside BC

Living Well, a ministry of encouragement for those desiring to honor God with every part of their life, is being offered at Morningside Baptist Church.  Our exercise is geared towards low impact for the sake of those who are just getting started More...

BOE votes 3-2 to approve a total budget of $14.8 million

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to approve its FY 2012 Budget at the continuation of its June 14 meeting held Wednesday, June 29.  Board members Denise Freeman and Jason LeRoy voted against the motion.  More...

State climatologist predicts hotter and drier summer

Drought conditions continue to intensity across most of Georgia, according to Dr. David Stooksbury, state climatologist.  More...

Fireworks will light up the sky over marina Sat.

“Thunder Over Thurmond North” will be held Saturday, July 9, from 2 p.m. until 12 a.m. at the Soap Creek Marina and Campground.  The event is set to feature a fireworks display, beginning at 9:30 p.m. More...

Carney sworn in

Dr. Jeff Carney (r) is shown being sworn in as the new superintendent of Lincoln County Schools by Magistrate Judge Lee Moss. The ceremony took place Monday, June 27, at the courthouse. More...

Friends of the park donate equipment

The Friends of Elijah Clark State Park recently purchased a pressure washer, a generator, an air compressor, leaf blowers, and weed eaters for use by park personnel. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

On Monday you no doubt joined countless others in commemorating Independence Day. Of all the 365 days in the year this is the one where flags fly in abundance and stores are inundated with patriotic paraphernalia. More...

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334. www.agr.georgia .gov. Find us on Facebook.  Question: I love daylilies but wished they bloomed for a longer period. More...

People

Chrystal Nichole Alewine and Gerrin D. Norman wed June 11

Chrystal Nichole Alewine of Royston and Gerrin David Norman of Colbert were married in a lovely ceremony Saturday, June 11, at two o’clock in the afternoon at the Franklin Springs City Hall Auditorium in FranklinSprings. More...

Andrews celebrates his third birthday on two occasions

Alexander William Andrews, son of Ashley and Tiffani Andrews, celebrated his third birthday on Sunday, June 26.  On Saturday, June 25, family and friends gathered at the Andrews home for a pool side cookout honoring Alex. 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...