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Congressman will set up mobile office at library March 1

United States Representative Paul Broun recently announced that he will once again bring the services of his congressional office directly to the residents of the 10th District through his “Constituent Service Days” initiative.  On F More...

Rev. Favors will be the guest speaker at NAACP banquet

The Lincoln County Branch of the NAACP will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, February 23, at 6 p.m. at The Lincoln Center on May Avenue.  The theme for the evening is “A Change Has Already Come.”  Rev. Frederick D. More...

Quarles saves four lives through organ donation

Paul Quarles could not possibly know the difference he would make in the lives of others simply by reg­istering as an organ donor when he applied for his driver’s license.  On January 9, the 38 year old died as the result of injuries sus­t More...

News

Lecture series at historical park will begin with speaker Bob Young

The Lincoln County Historical Society will unveil its 2013 History in the Park lecture series with a talk by former Augusta Mayor Bob Young on “The Fiction and the Fact of The Treasure Train”.  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...

Derby registration ends on Feb. 25

The Royal Ranger’s Outpost 106 will conduct its annual Pinewood Derby race on Fri., March 1 in the Family Life Center at First Assem- bly of God, Thomson Hwy.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The County’s Shiny New Drag Strip

“A Sure Road To Change,” my seventy-seventh column ran about three years ago. It was about the possibility of the proposed inter­state, I-3, coming through the coun­ty. More...

Obituaries

Thomas W. Lane

Mr. Thomas W. Lane, 91, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 28 at Double Branches Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

James Edward Myers

Mr. James Edward (Ed) Myers, 77, of Metasville Road entered into death Friday, February 15, 2013.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19 at Rehoboth Baptist Church Cem­etery with Rev. Dan Fernandez of­ficiating.  More...

Early Noble Reid

Early (Choochum) Noble Reid, entered into rest January 26, 2013 at Doctor’s Hospital, Augusta, Ga..  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...

Finances, safety issues prompt faculty to reconsider merging

Combining LCMS and LCHS was discussed at the regular meet­ing of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, February 12.  More...

Chairman Johnson delivers the ‘State of the County’ address

Lincoln County Commission Chairman Wade Johnson delivered the annual “State of the County” address at the regular meeting of the commission held Thursday, February 14.  In his remarks, the chairman gave an update on each department, More...

Community service awards will be presented at banquet

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

Community blood drive to be held at LBC Saturday

Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, February 23, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellow­ship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  More...

County supports meeting with corps to discuss lake

A letter calling for a meeting between the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the CSRA Re­gional Commission (RC), legisla­tors from Georgia and South Caro­lina, and others was signed by the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners at its regular me More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Prostrate trouble

I continue to be amazed at the misuse and mispronunciation of so many words in the English lan- guage. More...

Political Cartoon

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agricul- ture, Gary W. Black, Commission- er, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr. georgia.gov. More...

People

Osborne selected as Artist of the Month

The Artist of the Month for LCES this month is Israel Osborne. More...

Leathersville News

l Lisa, Chuck, Jordan and Ethan Mahaffey carried William and Lee Bentley to Soap Creek for supper Saturday night. We enjoyed our meal and fellowship with our fam- ily. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited William and Lee Bentley Sunday afternoon. More...

Hilary C. Aycock to wed Brannon K. Daniel April 27

Mr. and Mrs. Barney Albert Ay- cock, III are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Cameron, to Brannon Keith Daniel, son of Brenda Daniel and the late Keith Daniel of Tifton, Ga.  More...