January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Blood drive will be held at Lincolnton Baptist Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, January 7, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. More...

Citations issued to Post 194 by revenue dept.

American Legion Post 194 has been cited for three alcohol-related matters, following a visit from Regginal Perry, a special agent with the Georgia Department of Revenue.  The administrative citations were issued for the following alleged violati More...

News

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the MACK for the next few weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216.  SPECIAL EVENTS  More...

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.  Q: When is the Flavor of Georgia contest? More...

Corps to begin Adopt-A-Tree prog.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will begin its annual Adopt-A-Tree program next month at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake Project with 100 trees available for adoption.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Christmas Craziness

A Norman Rockwell Christmas Becomes a Horror Show Bah humbug at its best and truth at its most honest. Enjoy! More...

Obituaries

Hildegard Blackledge

Hildegard Blackledge, 76, of Augusta, Ga., loving wife and mother, entered into rest on Saturday, December 24, 2011, at her residence.  A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. 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...

Lincoln County ranks third highest in state for obesity

Based on the percentage of obese adults (31 percent), Lincoln County ranks number three in the top five Georgia counties with the highest obesity rates.  The other counties were Jefferson, 35 percent; Jenkins, 32 percent; Clinch, 30 percent, and More...

Elections board taking applications for ballots

The Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is currently accepting applications for absentee ballots from those who will be unable to make it to the polls on Tuesday, March 6, to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary.  More...

Parks starts the new year with a 117-pound deficit

“There’s my son again,” exclaimed Allene Parks, referring to the results of 38-year-old Craig Parks’ 117-pound weight loss.  Starting at 355 pounds on February 11, 2011, he lost the weight after being diagnosed with high More...

Recap of headlines from last half of 2011

JULY 7 – The BOE votes 3-2 to approve a total budget of $14.8 million...River of Life volunteers make improvements to 44 local residences...The state climatologist predicts a hot, dry summer...Dr. More...

People

Loved ones honored with light on 2011 Tree of Remembrance

The members of the Lincoln County Historical Society extend a heartfelt “Thank you” for your participation and support of the 2011 Tree of Remembrance. More...

Danielle Wynn earns degree from Georgia Southern Univ. Dec. 14

Danielle Wynn was among the Georgia State University graduates who received their degrees during the commencement ceremonies held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga. More...

Wright named to Dean’s List at Georgia Southern

Tawanna Chanta Wright has been named to the Fall 2011 Dean’s List at Georgia Southern University.  Tawanna is a senior at Georgia Southern University. More...