January 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

IRS warns residents to beware of sophisticated telephone scam

The Internal Revenue Service recently warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.  More...

Corps reports on UGA study concerning hydrilla, grass carp

Since the mid-1990s, hydrilla, an invasive, aquatic plant, has slowly expanded its reach along the shoreline of Clark’s Hill Lake.  More...

Little League registration underway

Registration for the upcoming Lincoln County Little League baseball and softball season is underway at Farmers and Merchants Bank and Cliatt Crossing.  The deadline is Friday, March 7.  Early registration is currently being held through Sat More...

News

2013 was third wettest on record

With 65 inches of rain observed statewide, conditions in Georgia were much wetter than usual in 2013. The state as a whole received its third largest annual total precipitation since state records began in 1895.  More...

CCLC reports on January meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at 6:30 p.m. on January 16 at the public library. Vice president, Linda Burns, opened the meeting. Mary Webster gave the invocation. Linda led the Pledge of Allegiance. 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.  More...

People

Pinning ceremony at Piedmont Tech

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood were recognized in a pinning ceremony in December.  More...

Smallwood named to President’s List at Abraham Baldwin

Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the fall term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon. l Lisa Mahaffey spent Monday with her parents. l Beatrice Johnston from Sylvania and Bernice and Ed Cox from Greenwood, visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon. More...

LeRoy to serve as BOE vice chair; meetings, calendar set for 2014

Routine business topped the agenda at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, January 14.  More...

Relay for Life kick-off celebration to be held at First Assembly Jan. 30

The 2014 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will kick off Thursday, January 30, at 6 p.m. More...

Rev. Outler delivers message at MLK birthday observance

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance was held Sunday, January 19, at First Baptist Church.  The theme for the occasion was “A Vision for Peace.”  The guest speaker was Rev. Patrick N. More...

Judge Dunaway to preside over grand jury Jan. 27

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene Monday, January 27, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Students rewarded for hard work

Students in Kelly Phillip’s class at LCHS work every Friday at the Master’s Closet. As a reward for helping out, the students had the opportunity to construct a gingerbread house. More...

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Dating etiquette, then and now

Dating today has to be one of the most stress filled activities we encounter. There is just too much to think about and now, with the Internet, dating seems more like marriage than marriage.  More...

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Across The Savannah

The Last Great Snake Man Found Salvation

Few animals arouse primal fear like snakes and yet other than a green snake scooting through the lawn few people encounter snakes, and even fewer cross paths with industrial strength venomous snakes, the kind that can send you to the next world.  More...

Obituaries

Sheldon Augustus Davis

Mr. Sheldon Augustus Davis, 76, of Winder, formerly of Washington, died Sunday, January 19, 2014 in St. Mary’s Hospital.  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 Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...