October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Secret Santa volunteers now seeking contributions

Employees of the Huddle House are once again holding a toy drive for the needy children of the community, ages 2 through 14.  This marks the seventh year the business has sponsored a “Secret Santa” program in Lincoln County.  More...

Rewarded for sportsmanship

LCHS recently received the Region 7-A GEMC (Georgia Electric Membership Corporation) Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award. Participating in the presentation ceremony held at Buddy Bufford Field were (l-r) Dr. More...

FOE to sponsor Halloween party at park Oct. 31

The Friends of Elijah (FOE) will sponsor a “Halloween Extravaganza” at Elijah Clark State Park on Thursday, October 31, beginning at 6 p.m.  More...

News

Governor proclaim Nov. 3 as Retired Educators Day

Governor Nathan Deal has signed a proclamation proclaiming Sunday, November 3 as Retired Educators Day in the state of Georgia. More...

New roof at City Hall

Modern Roofing and Metal Works of Augusta is in the process of reroofing the main building at City Hall, the council chambers or annex, and the police department. The work, which will cost the city $31,202, includes a 20-year warranty.   More...

Washington Little Theater to present ‘An Evening of Comedy’ Oct. 25-27

Get ready to laugh! The Washington Little Theater is presenting “An Evening of Comedy” October 25- 27 at the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse. Three one-acts will assure an evening of laughter for those attending. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

When Folks Picked Cotton

Growing up I don’t recall seeing many fields of cotton. I should have though because my Granddad Poland grew cotton. More...

Sports

Devils take care of Bulldogs 35-13, but lose starting QB

Lincoln County’s Red Devils overcame another key injury last Friday in Milledgeville to whip the GMC Bulldogs 35-13 in a Region 7-A matchup.  More...

Remembering ‘The Shot Heard ’Round the World’

BASEBALL’S BEST

these would have to include Babe Aaron’s 715th, and maybe several more along the way. We all may have the other. However, in the opinion   You have to go back to a game on Grounds in New York with the NY   More...

Obituaries

Virginia Louise Darby Thornton Todd

Mrs. Virginia Louise Darby Thornton Todd, 84, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Saturday evening at her home.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday October 24, at Washington First Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Family Y partners with CHOG to build pediatric care camp

As the result of a partnership between the Children’s Hospital of Georgia (CHOG) and the Family Y of Greater Augusta, YMCA Camp Lakeside in Lincoln County will be hosting specialty camps at its facility located at the end of Trulock Road.  More...

CSM Andrews commended for leadership, training skills

“CSM Andrews has left quite a legacy of training troops here at First Army,” said Robert Saxon, a spokesman for the United States Army. More...

City raises millage rate by .50 for needed projects

The Lincolnton City Council set its millage rate at 6.10 mills, which reflects a .5-mill increase over last year.  The action was taken at a called meeting of the mayor and council held Monday, October 14.  The .5 mills will amount to an ad More...

Goal of assessment philosophy to ensure students master standards

In an effort to improve performance at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS, the System Instructional Team (SIT) was asked to develop guidelines that will encourage and enable all students to be academically successful.  More...

Interpress wraps up photo shoot at clubhouse today

Photographs of children are being taken this week for “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal.  The last day is today (Thursday) from 2:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Lincolnton Clubhouse.  More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

How did we ever survive

My cousin and I took a road trip Saturday for my granddaughter’s birthday and we talked non-stop. I loved it. More...

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.  Q: Does soy milk require refrigeration?  More...

People

Future researchers

Tynecia Garnett and Aaron Hutton, students in Amy Wheeler’s Pre- AP Biology II Class, are shown testing the effectiveness of a variety of antacids, while researching how buffers work and why they are important to living systems.   More...

Leathersville News

• Elaine Timmerman visited her parents Monday afternoon. Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday and is now in San Antonio, Texas with Haley and her family. Raymond Timmerman was a lunch guest on Friday with William and Lee Bentley. More...

AVA BRIANNE BYRNE

Bubba and Miranda Byrne would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Brianne, born September 23 at her home in Augusta, Ga.  Maternal grandparents are Brian Banks and Jessica Williams of Lincolnton.  Paternal grandparents are St 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...