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Highlights of the second six months of 2012

JULY 5 – The BOE approves the final budget for FY 2013; the group also agrees to revisit work reduction days...Eighth-graders perform well on the 21st Century Skills Assessment... More...

News

Watson-Brown Foundation to award new college scholarships

The Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc., helps make college dreams come true by awarding $3000 and $5000 renewable scholarships to high school seniors and current college undergraduates. More...

Resolve to be Ready in Georgia; commit to emergency preparedness

This year was characterized by extremely active and devastating weather events across the country; flooding in the Southeast as a result of Tropical Storm Debby and Hurricane Isaac, wildfires across the Midwest, and Hurricane Sandy which devastated p More...

Enrollment begins for Child-Only health coverage

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has signed an order finalizing new rules that will require all insurance companies who sell individual health policies in Georgia to also offer "Child-Only" individual health coverage beginning January 1, 2013.&nb More...

Obituaries

Brenda Clark Connor

Mrs. Brenda Clark Connor, 71 of Rozella Dr. died Sunday, December 16th at University Hospital, Augusta.  Graveside services will be held Wednesday, December 19th at 3 o’clock p.m. in the King Family Cemetery, Mutimer Dr. Augusta.  More...

Larry O’Neal Martin

Rev. Larry O'Neil Martin, Sr. 80, of Hwy 220 West entered into rest on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  The funeral service was held at 3 p.m., Friday, December 28, at Morningside Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Gregory Adam Phillips

Mr. Gregory Adam Phillips, 36, of Augusta entered into rest at Doctors Hospital on December 13, 2012.  Memorial services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 17, at Beggs Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Chapman officiating.  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...

LCMS provides food and gifts through Project Care initiative

The 2012 edition of LCMS’s “Project Care” was a tremendous success.  The goal of the annual initiative is to reach out to the needy in the community by collecting food for the Lincoln County Food Pantry and raising funds to pur More...

Churches invited to participate in YMCA’s Team Lean Challenge

Churches are being encouraged to participate in the Team Lean Church Challenge 2013, sponsored by the Family Y.  The theme of the initiative is “All Parts Moving Together.”  According to the Book of Corinthians, “The churc More...

What are the odds?

Former Red Devils Jarius Wynn (l) and Brandon Barden are both seeing playing time with the NFL’s Tennessee Titans. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Dead of Winter

About two weeks ago in a macho moment I told a friend that in a way I enjoy getting the flu. I explained that the flu is about the only time I hit the bed for days on end and sleep, that otherwise I go full speed day after day. More...

People

Apple of the Eye students for December

Lincoln County Elementary School congratulates the following students for being named Apple of the Eye for December: back row standing (L-r): Jordin Hilton, Hannah Norman, Christian Harris, Brax Barn More...

Loved ones honored with light on Tree of Remembrance

The members of the Lincoln County Historical Society extend a heartfelt “Thank you” for your participation and support of the 2012 Tree of Remembrance. More...

Leathersville News

l William and Lee Bentley was lunch guests on Tuesday with Raymond and Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper in North Augusta. l Nancy Bailey spent Christmas week in Gwinnett County visiting her sisters, children and grandchildren. More...