May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life teams raise $20,000 for ACS’s fight to eliminate cancer

In spite of the current economic conditions, the community pulled together to raise approximately $20,000 for the fight against cancer at the 11th Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life held Friday, May 18, at First Assemb More...

Hats off to the Class of 2012

Members of the LCHS Class of 2012 celebrate the conclusion of 12 years of books, buses, and homework. More...

News

Memorial Day observance

The veterans gathered at the Lincoln County Courthouse for the annual Memorial Day observance were an impressive sight as well as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made in the name of freedom. More...

Owen, Altman participate in Memorial weekend event

Kettle Creek NSDAR Chapter Regent, Jane Owen participated in a Memorial Weekend event in South Carolina known as the Waxhaws Battlefield at Buford Crossroads.  More...

Red bugs: It’s all over but the itching

As children get out of school for the summer, many will be spending time at outdoor camps or just playing in the woods. Unfortunately, in Georgia, just a few summer hours spent outside can mean coming home with red bug bites.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Great Debate

Now and then someone will ask me a question that really puts me on the spot. They try to pin me down as to what my preference is when it comes to an important choice. More...

Obituaries

Hortense Williams Harding

Mrs. Hortense Williams Harding, 82, of Dixie Lane, entered into rest May 25, 2012.  Funeral services were held 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29 at New Work Baptist Church. Interment followed in Double Branches Baptist Church Cemetery.  More...

Thomas Albert Turner Jr.

Mr. Thomas Albert Turner, Jr., Augusta, Ga., entered into rest Sunday May 20 2012 at Golden Living Nursing Facility after an extended illness.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...

LCHS Class of 2012

Graduation exercises for the LCHS Class of 2012 were held Friday, May 25, at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Grill & Chill Festival features great food and entertainment

The Third Annual Georgia Grill & Chill Festival, sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, will be held Saturday, June 2, from noon until 10 p.m. More...

Dr. Trunzo set to speak on history of Augusta Arsenal

Dr. Jennifer Trunzo, assistant professor of anthropology and archeology at Augusta State University, will be the first guest speaker in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My last few weeks have been spent shuffling back and forth to doctor’s offices driven by this one and then another. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

BOA has lawyered up!

LETTER TO THE EDITOR  At the May 15, 2012 Board of Assessor’s meeting, the first 2012 Property Tax Return PT50R - was presented along with taxpayers bringing questions about BOA processes.  More...

People

LWREA members attend GREA convention at Callaway Gardens

Members of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) attended the 54th Annual Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) Convention on Tuesday-Thursday, May 1-3, at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain.  More...

Leathersville News

. Chris Reid visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  . Chris and Lee Quarles and Mitch and A.J. Young visited Dollie Smalley and Jan and Kerry Whitener Sunday night.  . More...

Nice catch!

Ronald Aycock of Lincolnton caught this 31-lb catfish on May 19, 2012 with a rod & reel while fishing at Clarks Hill Lake in Lincoln County. More...