July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Potential jurors announced for August Term of court

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, July 29, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding.  Potential jurors are Joe F. More...

Purdy reports on CRCT results from LCES, LCMS

The CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Tests) results were a mixed bag for Lincoln County.  The assessment is administered to students in grades 3 through 8 annually.  Officials at the Georgia Department of Education indicated that the 2 More...

News

CCLC reports on July meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met July 18, 6:30 p.m. at the public library. President Al Bean opened the meeting. Vice President Linda Burns welcomed members and guests. She gave the invocation and Al led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Subtropics Mean Rain How Quickly We Forget

Lincolnton’s planetary address is 33.794414 degrees north, 82.476450 degrees west. That places it between the equator and the 38th parallel, and that places it in the subtropics. More...

People

Budding artists at the gallery

Charlene Montgomery, Megan Starbuck, Judy Cunningham, Nicole Kelley, June Dozier, Judy Marchant, Frances Aycock and Aurora Sapp had a fun time at the acrylic painting class held at Lincoln Artisans t More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon. l Raymond and Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper brought lunch on Friday for William and Lee Bentley. We enjoyed our lunch and our time together. More...

Robertson graduates from Barbara’s Daycare

Allie Drake Robertson was an honor graduate from Barbara’s Family Childcare May 24. The program consisted of Allie Drake reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, counting to 20, saying her ABCs, colors and shapes.  More...

Obituaries

Warren Price Albea

Mr. Warren Price Albea, 48, entered into rest on Monday, July 15, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Etheridge officiating. More...

Robert Mathew Carlisle

Mr. Robert Mathew Carlisle, 65, of Rayle, Ga., entered into rest Monday, July 15, 2013 at Dekalb Medical Center, Atlanta, Ga.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 27 at Sardis Baptist Church in Rayle, Ga.  More...

Brandon Lee Collins

Brandon Lee Collins, 21, formerly of Jesup and Thomson, took the hands of Jesus and entered into Heaven on Wednesday, July 17, 2013.  Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 19 in the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. 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...

BOE to transform classrooms into offices for middle school

Preparations for the beginning of a new school year were under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, July 16.  More...

Two Augusta women arrested during routine traffic stop

Action by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office during a routine traffic stop resulted in the arrest of two Augusta women on drug charges Tuesday, July 16.  More...

Birds of a feather...

“Larry the Birdman” Beatson entertained over 50 children and their parents during a program held Friday, July 19, at the Lincoln County Library. More...

Andrae will be guest speaker at ‘History in the Park’ Aug.1

Dr. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Hisssssssssss

I have wondered over the last few weeks if God has changed His mind about destroying us all with water. Things have floated to the surface of Clarks Hill Lake that hadn’t surfaced since 1950. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Between the Bookends

Ten ways to save while you shop:  1. Find free stuff. Websites like freebie-depot.com, mrfreestuff.com and shop4freebies.com offer samples of products and online coupons and rebates.  2. Seniors pay less. More...

Sports

Reserved seat tickets go on sale

Reserved seats for the 2013 Red Devil Football season will be on sale at the high school beginning Tues., Aug. 13 at the ticket window daily from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

DNR unwraps birthday fishing bonus for boat owners

Georgia boat owners, do we have a birthday gift for you.  Starting this month, Georgia residents who have a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday and for two days after as part of their boat registration fee.  More...

Commissioner Mikell announces improved online address change

Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell announced that recent improvements to the agency’s online address change program has increased participation - saving thousands of customers an unnecessary visit to their local More...

Worship

Lutheran Church by the Lake to present Max Lucado simulcast

Max is back! The Lutheran Church by the Lake in McCormick County is proud to once again host a very special simulcast event featuring Max Lucado. More...

Walton to preach at homecoming/ revival services

Homecoming and revival services for Hephzibah Baptist Church will be held July 28 - 31. Sunday school will be at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11. Following the Homecoming service, a barbecue lunch will be served. More...

Revival services to be held at Fishing Creek

Fishing Creek Baptist Church will hold their 230th homecoming service on Sunday, July 28 at 11 a.m.  Rev. Robert Anderson of the Georgia Baptist Convention will bring the message. Dwayne Smith will present special music during service. More...