September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Hinesley disposes of cases during pretrial hearings

Several cases were disposed of during pre-trial hearings held Friday, September 23, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Superior Court Judge Harold A. More...

Broun recognized by CEI

Tenth District Congressman Paul Broun (l) is recognized by F. More...

News

Choral and Culinary Arts Depts. to present program Nov. 15

The LCHS Choral and Culinary Arts departments are presenting a program of “Broadway –Then and Now” on November 15th in the LCHS auditorium.  More...

Clean garden tools well before storing them away

If you don’t plan to plant a fall garden, inspect, repair and clean your gardening tools before storing them for the winter.  More...

Simple Acts Can Save Homeless Pets’ Lives

(NAPSA)—The numbers alone are staggering. Each year in the U.S., 8 million pets end up in shelters, and of these, only half find new homes. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Trouble with Fun

It was a headline in The State newspaper I could not resist. “Fake Snake Causes Crash On S.C. 55.” This prank sounds like something I’d do, I thought, and then I read the story, which I share here. More...

Obituaries

Clarice Bates

Funeral services for Mrs. Clarice Bates, 86, of Marion Avenue, North Augusta, SC, who entered into rest September 24, 2011, were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25 from the Posey Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kenny Stevens officiating. More...

Sanders Dallis

Mr. Sanders Dallis 83, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 22 at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Penny Lynn O’Neal

Ms. Penny Lynn O’Neal, 42 of Thomson Hwy. entered into rest on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, September, 23 at Hephzibah Baptist Church with Rev. 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...

Scores improving for LCHS on both the SAT and ACT

The LCHS Class of 2011 outperformed the Class of 2010 on both the ACT (American College Test) and the SAT.  The ACT is an achievement test, measuring what a student has learned in school; whereas, the SAT is more of an aptitude test, testing rea More...

Health dept. will hold two night clinics for flu shots

As the flu season approaches, the Lincoln County Health Department is busy dispensing flu vaccines to local residents.  The vaccines are available from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

School system to implement new fitness assessment

Lincoln County students might want to think twice about that third helping of peach cobbler since the Georgia Board of Education is now mandating that every school in the state conduct an annual fitness assessment, starting this year.  More...

CASA looking for volunteers to serve as advocates for children

The Toombs Judicial Circuit continues to receive a $35,000 grant each year to implement and operate a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program in Lincoln, Wilkes, Taliaferro, McDuffie, Warren, and Glascock counties.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I don’t put much stock in the old saying that there is “something in the water” when there is a profusion of pregnancies in a small community within a short amount of time.  It’s more likely the weather that determines su 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, Follow us on Twitter.  Question: What is creamline milk?  More...

People

Bearden speaks to LCHS students

Trisha Bearden of DeVry University spent the day in the social studies department. More...

Welcome home!

Carlie Bolton (right) traveled to Ft. Hood, Texas to greet her cousin, Jenny Bolton at the airport. Jenny has been stationed in Afghanistan and Baghdad for over a year. More...

Leathersville News

Raymond and Elaine Timmerman spent the day Monday with William and Lee Bentley.  Chuck Mahaffey and Kevin Murdock visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday afternoon.  Marian and Hilda Cliatt drove to Warner Robbins for the Georgia Golden O More...

Worship

Homecoming, revival services at Rehoboth

Rehoboth Baptist Church will have its homecoming and revival services October 16-19.  The homecoming service will begin Sunday, Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Donnie Walton delivering the message. More...

Morningside to host Operation Christmas Child

Morningside Baptist Church will be hosting Operation Christmas Child on October 2 at 2 p.m.  At this rally, we will have a representative from Samaritan’s Purse on hand to tell us about the Operation Christmas Child ministry.  More...