January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man dies from injuries sustained in roofing accident

A local man died as the result of injuries sustained while shingling a one-story house on Washington Street.  Jerry Paul Quarles, 38, of Lincolnton, fell from the roof of the house at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8.  More...

Kickoff for ACS Relay for Life set for Jan. 31 at First Assembly

The 2013 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will kick off Thursday, January 31, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Pleding to graduate

Tara Heaton (far right) of Herff Jones talked with the ninth-graders at LCHS about the importance of graduating from high school, learning from failure, and committing oneself to never giving up. More...

News

Republican party to hold Mass Meeting and County Convention

The Lincoln County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 9:00AM, to elect Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the Lincoln County Republican Party Convention.  More...

Watson-Brown offers scholarships to high school seniors

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...

Basin remains in drought condition despite above average rainfall in Dec.

The Savannah River Basin experienced some relief in December with above-average rainfall. Although much of the rainfall went to recharging the dry ground, some also turned into runoff that raised lake levels a little more than a foot.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Far More Than Two Happy Days

For many years now, driving from Columbia to Lincolnton, I pass the site of the Glassmaster boat factory on I-20 outside Lexington, South Carolina. I still travel that route but I’m not sure the company exists anymore. More...

Sports

LCHS Basketball schedule

Jan. 11 - Glascock - 6:00 - Home - No JV  Jan. 15 - Aquinas - 4:30 - Away - Boys JV  Jan. 18 - Taliaferro - 6:00 - Away - No JV  Jan. 19 - Washington-Wilkes - 1:00 - Home - Both JV  Jan. More...

Obituaries

Bishop Cullen L. Hicks

Bishop Cullen L. Hicks, 85, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Lake Crossing Health Care in Appling, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Jerry Paul Quarles

Jerry Paul Quarles, 38, of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center, Augusta, Ga.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 12 at Lincolnton City Cemetery.  More...

Mary Helen Combs Thornton

Mrs. Mary Helen Combs Thornton of Washington, Ga., entered into rest on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington. She was 100 years old.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. More...

Financial concerns prompt county to change attorneys

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to terminate Barry Fleming, who has served as the county attorney since 2009, and hire Augusta attorney Ben Jackson,  The action was taken at the Thursday, January 10, meeting of the commission.&n More...

Proposed revisions to honors policy raise bar for students

The first reading of a revised Honors Policy took place at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, January 10.  More...

Making health a priority

Burnie, Jr., the mascot for the Joseph M. More...

Lincoln County joins with Wilkes for GSBA training session Jan. 8

The Lincoln County and Wilkes County boards of education met together for an annual training session on Tuesday, January 8, at LCHS.  The seminar was facilitated by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA).  More...

Editorial Page

Colorful berries for the winter

Ornamental berries are interesting sources of color for the fall and winter landscape. When people think of gardens in the fall, leaf color change is usually the first thing that comes to mind. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

News from the House

Your 2013 Legislative Session began on Monday, January 14th. There are many new House members coming in for their first session.  More...

People

Bailey, Jackson exchange vows in double-ring ceremony Dec. 15

Ann Nicole Bailey of Washington and Robert Michael Jackson of Tignall exchanged wedding vows in an impressive double-ring ceremony Saturday, December 15, at two o’clock in the afternoon at Clarke Station Baptist Church in Tignall. Rev. More...

Leathersville News

lArt and Lois Fizer visited William and Lee Bentley Sunday afternoon. l Mike and Sandy Jones have been visitors in the home of William and Lee Bentley. l Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their mother, Susan Bryant, during the week. More...

LCES names students to honor roll for nine weeks

Lincoln County Elementary School is proud to announce the following students were named to the All A Honor Roll for the second nine weeks.  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...