March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Biles signs contract to play football for Carson-Newman

Red Devil Brandon Biles signed a scholarship contract to play football for the Carson-Newman Eagles in Jefferson City, Tennessee.  The signing ceremony took place in the LCHS Media Center on Thursday, February 23, in the presence of family membe More...

Shepeard and Lions Club to host blood drive

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, March 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

News

LCES kindergarten registration to be held March 7th

LCES Kindergarten registration will be held on Wednesday, March 7th between 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Your rising kindergartner must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2012. 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.  More...

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Across The Savannah

Hunting Tyrannosaurus Rex Jr. What Ifs & Words of Advice

Spring’s coming along. It seems we’ll have an early spring if the mild winter we’re having is a reliable indication. My St. More...

People

Aycock wins Champion Angus steer

Lincoln County 4-H’er, Tanner Aycock (right) took top honors in the Georgia Jr. National Livestock Show in Perry, Georgia this past week. More...

Leathersville News

. Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper were lunch guests with William and Lee Bentley Saturday.  . Chuck Mahaffey, Ethan Mahaffey and Eric Angelisanti were afternoon visitors on Saturday of William and Lee Bentley.  . More...

Easter Seals Disability Services to hold Disc Golf Tournament

Easter Seals East Georgia is partnering with the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) to host the “Easter Seals Disc Golf Classic” on April 28, 2012. 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.  AA meeting   More...

Economic growth looks bleak; authority focusing on tourism

If things do not change in Lincoln County, there will be essentially no growth in employment, according to Dr. More...

Sheriff’s office arrests three men for stealing and scrapping metal

Three Lincoln County men have been arrested and charged with numerous counts of theft, according to Tony Grooms, chief investigator for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  Eric Ray Davis, 20, was taken into custody by Lincoln County afte More...

Voters head to polls for Presidential Primary Tues.

Lincoln County residents, along with other Georgians, will be headed to the polls on Tuesday, March 6, to cast their ballots in the Presidential Preference Primary.  In the primary, electors must vote a straight ticket, meaning they must choose More...

Four 4-H’ers to compete in area steer and heifer show

The 58th Annual Washington Area Junior Steer & Heifer Show & Sale will take place at the McGill- Woodruff Agricultural Center in Washington on Saturday, March 3.  Jary Douglas, livestock judging coach at the University of Georgia, has be More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’m sad. I can’t believe it’s happening. The first lady is trying to take away my Mr. Goodbars. Chocolate. She’s trying to take away all our chocolate. More...

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THE Y IN YOU

Starting an effective Exercise Program

Are you ready to begin your journey to healthy living? There are 3 components of an exercise program: cardiorespiratory training, resistance training, and flexibility training.  More...

Sports

Coaches give recap of basketball season

The LCHS Boys Basketball Team recently completed its second season under Coach Terry Stephens with an overall record of 13-12.  In fact, the team qualified for the state tournament for the first time in seven years.  The Red Devils finished More...

Obituaries

Travis “Bo” Freeman

Travis “Bo” Freeman entered into rest Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 25 at Pleasant Grove CME Church with Rev. More...

Everette Eddie Jones

Mr. Everette Eddie Jones, 64, of Leathersville Road entered into rest Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the residence of his son.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 24 at Jones Chapel with Rev. Mike Blackwell officiating. More...

William Frank Turner Jr.

Mr. William Frank “ Junior” Turner Jr., entered into rest Friday, February 17, 2012 at MCG, Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 20 at Fishing Creek Baptist Church with Revs. More...