March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Project applications being accepted for River of Life

Project nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 session of “River of Life Mission Advance, which will be held in Lincoln County June 12-16.  More...

Jackson Armour takes top honors at Washington Steer & Heifer Show

The 59th Annual Washington Area Junior Steer & Heifer Show & Sale was held at the McGill- Woodruff Agricultural Center in Washington on Saturday March 2.  Kyle Gillooly of Wadley was the judge the event, which featured steers and heifers More...

Public urged to participate in plant management survey

The D.B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia is surveying hunters, anglers, boaters, and residents for the purpose of assessing priorities for managing aquatic plants at Clark’s Hill Lake.  More...

News

Federal extended unemployment benefits will be cut because of sequestration

Thousands of jobless workers in Georgia receiving federal Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) will soon see a reduction in their weekly benefits because of sequestration. More...

Young will be guest speaker at History in the Park tonight

Bob Young, former mayor of Augusta and author of “The Treasure Train,” will be the guest speaker for the seventh installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  T More...

Corps will host two turkey hunts at Bussey Point WMA

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District will host two turkey hunts in the Bussey Point Wildlife Management Area at J. Strom Thurmond Lake in the spring of 2013.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

P-15 Calloway Gardens

COMING OF AGE ... When I left home to attend the University of Georgia, culture shock punched me right in the nose. Wherever I looked I saw peace symbols, hippies, and braless women.  More...

Obituaries

Clyde Howard Tate Sr.

Mr. Clyde Howard Tate Sr. of Lincolnton, entered into rest Friday, February 22, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 28 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Roy D. Andrews 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...

Advanced Disposal hired by city for garbage collection

The City of Lincolnton decided to get out of the garbage business and accept the RFP (Request for Proposal) submitted by Advance Disposal Services Augusta, LLC.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Mon More...

Dr. Carney announces plans to leave school system in June

Pending approval by the Lincoln County Board of Education, Dr. Jeff Carney, superintendent of schools, will no longer be employed by the system, effective at the end of June.  A statement from Dr. Carney is as follows:  More...

Dailight Saving Time Begins!

Local residents are reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour when Daylight Saving Time (DST) resumes at 2 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Virtual drunk

Lately I’ve been trying to figure out what it is that I have done that is so horrible that I have experienced, in my humble but accurate opinion, more than my share of troubles the last year and the beginning of this one.  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

Good dental hygiene

Dr. Griffin and Ms. Paige Reed visited Barbara’s Family Daycare Wednesday, February 13 to talk with the children and show them the proper way they should brush their teeth.  More...

Artist of the Month

Lincoln County Elementary School Artist of the Month is Tyler Wolfe, a third grade student, with his art teacher, Ms. Porter. More...

Leathersville News

lAlicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon. Margaret Montigny visited in the home Friday afternoon. More...