September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

CSRA’s hottest summer on record winds down

Sizzling heat, drought, thunderstorms, hurricanes, and even an earthquake have made this summer one for the record books.  For starters, this summer was the hottest one on record for the CSRA.  More...

Friends of Elijah to host bluegrass festival at park

The 11th Annual Elijah Clark State Park Bluegrass Festival will take place Friday, September 16, through Sunday, September 18.  The event, which is being hosted by the Friends of Elijah, is slated to feature individuals and groups such as Southe More...

Commemorative display

A special display of firefighting gear intertwined with the American flag was created by Vicky Dawkins for the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States, held More...

News

Trappt, McCrary will be speakers at CCLC meeting

The next meeting of the Concerned Citizens Of Lincoln County will be Sept. 15, 6:30 at The Lincoln County Library. This meeting is open to everyone and we welcome new members. More...

USDA designates 150 Georgia counties as natural disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 150 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to an ongoing drought and excessive heat that has damaged thousands of acres of crops.  More...

Tips for caregivers addressing chronic illness care

Every day, nearly 66 million Americans provide care for a seriously ill, disabled or aging family member or friend. This can be a real challenge, particularly when the person you care for has been diagnosed with a chronic illness. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Southern Myths From Ignorance to Enlightenment

One good-but-troubling thing about children is their innocence. They’re sitting ducks. Children naturally trust their family members and friends, and in best-case scenarios that can lead to enlightenment. More...

Obituaries

Jesse Lee Gartrell

Mr. Jesse Lee Gartrell of Augusta, Ga., entered into rest on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, at First Baptist Church, Lincolnton, with Rev. Dennis J. Quinn officiating. More...

Mildred D. Goldman

Mrs. Mildred D. Goldman entered into rest on Saturday, September 10, 2011 in Jacksonville, Florida.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 16, at Loco Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Allen Danner officiating.  More...

Mary Jo Edmunds Hamilton

Mrs. Mary Jo Edmunds Hamilton, 87, of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at her residence.  There was a celebration of the life of Mrs. Hamilton at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, at St. 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...

BOC launches Phase III of communications upgrades

The Lincoln County Tower/Communications Committee is entering Phase III of its initiative to evaluate and upgrade emergency communications in the county and the City of Lincolnton.  The announcement was made by Casey Broom, director of the Linco More...

City is awarded CDBG grant; discusses fundraising project

The City of Lincolnton is set to receive a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for the purpose of upgrading sewer lines.  The announcement was made at the regular meeting of th More...

Preparing for relay

A planning committee meeting for the 2012 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life was held Thursday, September 8, at the Lincoln County Library. More...

Bridge inspection

An inspection was conducted of the Broad River Bridge on Highway 79 by the Georgia DOT Thursday, September 8. For most of the morning, it was one-lane traffic only. More...

Emergency personnel are honored guests

Firefighters, representing fire departments in Lincoln County and the City of Lincolnton, and other emergency personnel were honored guests at a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11, h More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I miss you tooth My tongue doth too When you were looth It wiggled you.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

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 or follow us on Twitter.  Q: What are some different ways to use zucchini?  More...

People

Leathersville News

Lisa Mahaffey, Elaine Timmerman and William and Lee Bentley were guests of Dr. and Mrs. Al Wright in Waynesboro on Monday. More...

Brandi Michelle Woods weds Kenneth M. Broome Aug. 13

Brandi Michelle Woods of Greenwood, S.C. and Kenneth Matthew Broome of Lincolnton were united in marriage on Saturday, August 13, 2011 in Greenwood. Rev. Russell Davis of Evans, Ga. officiated at the six o’clock ceremony on Lake Greenwood. More...

Echols, Standard to exchange vows in ceremony Nov. 19

Jenny Maria Echols Jason Grant Standard  Mr. and Mrs. Billy Echols of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenny Maria, to Jason Grant Standard, also of Washington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Standard of Tignall.  More...

Worship

Mote in concert

Gordon Mote will be in concert at First Assembly of God on Sunday evening, September 18th at 6:00 pm. More...

Easters to perform at fall festival Oct. 6

A Fall Festival to benefit the Lewis Family Homeplace Restoration will be held Oct. 6, 7 p.m. at the Lewis Family Road Open Air Concert, 1935 Lewis Family Rd., Lincolnton. More...

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...