February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

TIA, NAACP contribute to well being of all citizens

In observance of February as “Black History Month,” it is fitting to pay tribute to two local organizations that have made life better for all of the citizens of Lincoln County.  The groups are the Twilight Improvement Association, I More...

Work of various artisans will be on display Sat.

An open house will be held at Lincoln Artisans on Saturday, February 16, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The open house will feature tours of the gallery, refreshments, and a special drawing for a lovely piece of artwork set for 2 p.m. More...

Letman, Taylor sign contracts to play football at next level

Two Red Devils have been awarded scholarships to play football at the college level.  Zireycus Letman signed a contract to play for GMC in Milledgeville, and Dayshawn Taylor signed with South Carolina State in Orangeburg at a ceremony held in th More...

News

Celebrate this Arbor Day by planting a tree the right way

Georgia Arbor Day is just around the corner (February 15). Everyone grab a shovel and get ready to plant a tree. But wait!  More...

LCHS will host financial aid workshop for parents, seniors

LCHS is set to host a financial aid workshop on Thursday, February 21, at 6 p.m. More...

Pre-K registration to be held March 13

Lincoln County Schools Pre-K registration will be held Wednesday, March 13, at 8 a.m. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Home Remedies Medicine the Old-Fashioned Way

As I wrote a few weeks ago a bad case of flu got me December 24. It took me thirty-four days and two trips to the doctor to climb out from that rock. Back in the fall Mom urged me to get a flu shot but I didn’t listen to her. More...

Black History Month Tribute: Strength, Persistence, Talent

Black history in American has certainly had its ups and downs. More...

Sports

Devils basketball teams play in region tourney

The Region 7A Basketball Tournament began this week. The Lincoln County Lady Devils are 5-3 in Region play and ranked 2nd. They played First Presbyterian Day from Macon on Tuesday, February 12 at 5:00 at Hancock.  More...

Obituaries

Kathleen McGill Beggs

Mrs. Kathleen McGill Beggs, 91, of Double Branches Road, entered into rest on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, GA.  Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. More...

Jimmy Henry Colley

Mr. Jimmy Henry Colley, 60, of Washington, Ga. entered into rest Saturday, February 9, 2013 at his residence.  Memorial Services were conducted at Hephzibah Baptist Church Lincolnton, Ga.  Mr. Colley was a native of West Point, Ga. More...

Martha Alice Burton Hogan

Mrs. Martha Alice Burton Hogan, 99, of North Augusta, S.C., entered into rest after a brief illness on February 8, 2013.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 11 at First Baptist Church of North Augusta with Rev. Jerry T. More...

PARCC consortium to eliminate CRCT and EOCT assessments

“PARCC assessments are a game changer,” said Dr. Jeff Carney, superintendent of Lincoln County Schools. “The rigor of the PARCC assessments is expected to be much higher due to the Common Core expectations.”  More...

Easters to be special guests at chamber banquet set for Feb. 28

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Thursday, February 28, at 7 p.m. More...

S.A.D.D. to host talent show in LCHS auditorium

The LCHS S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Talent Contest will be held Thursday, February 28, at 7 p.m. More...

Swain represents county at Tourism Day

Ashley Swain, executive director of the Lincoln County Development Authority, was one of the Georgia tourism industry professionals gathered at the Capitol for “Tourism and Hospitality Day.”  The annual event, which is held to celebr More...

Honoring Gen. Clark

The “Heroes of the Hornet’s Nest” Ceremony, honoring Gen. Elijah Clark, hero of the Battle of Kettle Creek, took place Sunday, February 10, at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

But can he put it in a card

Editors note: Mickie is under the weather so we are running one of her most popular columns this week.”  All I want for Valentines Day is a…. More...

Political Cartoon

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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...

People

Asian New Year Celebration

An “Asian New Year Celebration” will be held Saturday, February 16, at 11 a.m. at the Lincoln County Library. The event will feature crafts, snacks, music, and dancing. More...

Leathersville News

l Bo Perkins spent Monday afternoon with Marion Cliatt. l Hilda Cliatt visited with William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon. l Talmadge Reed visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday morning. More...

Jefferson Ross to perform live acoustic show at Vineyard Cafe

Lincoln County native Jefferson (Jeff) Ross brings his “Grooves, Grits and Great Stories” to Augusta’s Vineyard CafĂ© for a live acoustic concert Friday night, March 1 at 7:30 PM.  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...