January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ladder accident results in death of local woman

A Lincoln County woman was killed on Sunday, January 13, as the result of an accident at her residence on the Augusta Highway.  More...

Bufford wins Nightlife award for Outstanding Cabaret Performer

Carole J. More...

ACS Relay for Life kickoff to be held 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...

News

Register now to compete in Pinewod Derby

The Royal Ranger’s Outpost 106 will conduct its annual Pinewood Derby race on Fri., March 1 in the Family Life Center at First Assembly of God, Thomson Hwy.  The race is open to all boys in the county between the ages of 5 and 14. More...

Residents can safely dispose of chemicals Jan. 31

If you have old pesticides collecting dust in your garage, bring them to Georgia Clean Day. Clean day allows farmers and homeowners to legally dispose of old pesticides or pesticides that are no longer labeled for use.  More...

Danner is guest speaker at CCLC meeting

Al Bean, President, called the meeting to order; Linda Burns, Vice President welcomed all members and visitors to our meeting; John Kennedy, Chaplin offered prayer and Al Bean led the Pledge of Allegiance.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Ghost Towns: Petersburg, Lisbon, and Vienna

Growing up I watched old cowboy movies about ghost towns out West and even went to Ghost in the Sky up in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. Tumbleweeds rolling through Dodge City kept me glued to the television. Well, I was a clueless lad. More...

Sports

LCHS Basketball schedule

Jan. 25 - Prince Avenue - 4:30 - Home - Boys JV  Jan. 26 - Lakeside - 1:00 - Home - Boys JV  Jan. 29 - Glascock - 6:00 - Away - No JV  Feb. 1 - Aquinas - 4:30 - Home - Boys JV  Feb. 2 - Thomson - 1:00 - Home - Both JV  Feb. More...

Obituaries

Sudie M. Ashmore Arnett

Sudie M. Ashmore Arnett, 86, of Greenwood, S.C., widow of Robert Arnett, Sr., entered into rest Monday, January 14, 2013 at Hospice House.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 17 at Harley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

Merle Timmerman Briggs

Mrs. Merle Timmerman Briggs, 97, of North Augusta, S.C., wife of the late Hugh Hamilton Briggs, entered into rest January 19, 2013 at University Hospital. She was affectionately known as “Boo Boo” to friends and family.  More...

Albert Herbert Cram Sr.

Mr. 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...

BOC discusses legal matters with county attorney at called meeting

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on Thursday, January 17, to discuss legal matters and other items.  During the meeting, the commissioners talked with Ben Jackson, the new county attorney, about issues such as ways More...

Lincoln Artisans Gallery receives $10,480 product development grant from GDEcD

The Lincoln Artisans Gallery recently received a $10,480 Tourism Product Development Agreement grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) by way of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD).  More...

Judge Dunaway will preside over grand jury Jan. 28

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, January 28, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. is set to preside over the proceedings.  Prospective jurors for the term are Mary L. More...

Local men find message in a bottle while on vacation in the Bahamas

The ocean has always had its own secrets, mysteries, and legends – the Bermuda Triangle, the disappearance of the Mary Celeste and other ships, sea monsters, the lost City of Atlantis, ghost ships, and mermaids.  Now, another mystery has f More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Don’t mess with Daisy!

You’ll get my Daisy Carbine Lever-Action Pellet Rifle B-B gun when you pull it out of my cold, dead hands.  I’m not kidding. We take our guns seriously around this house. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Resolutions can help with gardening, too!

The new year brings a time for personal resolutions, such as those for eating less and exercising more. More...

People

Harris participates in pinning ceremony

Kayla Harris received her degree in the Medical Assistance Program during the pinning ceremony on December 11, 2012. The ceremony was held in the Jack B. More...

Leathersville News

l William and Lee Bentley spent Tuesday night with Elaine and Raymond Timmerman in North Augusta. l Jonathan Wright is now in Raleigh, N.C. He came home Friday night to visit his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Al Wright in Waynesboro, Ga. More...

Arrowood receives degree from UGA

Whitley Alexis Arrowood of Lincolnton received a BBA and BSED Degree from the University of Georgia during their commencement exercises held December 14, 2012.   More...

Worship

Pinewood Derby to be held at First Assembly

The Royal Ranger’s Outpost 106 will conduct its annual Pinewood Derby race on Friday, March 1, in the Family Life Center at First Assembly of God on Thomson Highway. The race is open to all boys in the county between the ages of 5 and 14. More...

Public Notices

LEGAL

NOTICE GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY PROBATE COURT The petition of PENNY L. AKRE, for a year’s support from the estate of RANDOL L. More...