March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission purchases new ambulance for $122,000

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to purchase a new ambulance to replace Med 2, which has traveled over 200,000 miles.  The action was taken at a called meeting of the commission held Friday, February 28.  More...

Free books for library

Shirley Dawkins, director of the Lincoln County Library, and Jennifer Wood (pictured), library assistant, accompanied representatives of the regional library system to the Baker and Taylor Vendors’ Fair in North Charleston, South Carolina. More...

Blood drive volunteer

Irisha Norman shows off the T-shirt she received for helping with the blood drive held Monday, February 24, at LCHS. The drive was sponsored by the Shepeard Community Blood Center.   More...

News

Pre-K registration is March 21

Enrollment for Lincoln County Pre-K will be held Friday, March 21, 8 a.m. at the Lincoln County Board of Education, 423 Metasville Road. More...

Meet the candidates scheduled

The CSRA Republican Women have arranged for voters to meet candidates for State School Superintendent on Thurs., March 20, 6 p.m. More...

Lake campgrounds scheduled to open for recreation season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office will open the following campgrounds for the 2014 recreation season on the dates listed below. More...

Opinions

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Across The Savannah

During my recent trip to Savannah River Site I toured the ghost town of Ellenton. That apparition stays on my mind. An entire town ... moved. More...

Obituaries

Luke Norman Barnett

Luke Norman Barnett, 51, of Ringgold, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 7 in Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Elder John Robbins officiating. More...

Joyce Norman Bentley

Mrs. Joyce Norman Bentley, affectionately known as “Mammy” of Lincoln Ave., entered into rest Friday, March 7, 2014 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington. She was 85years old.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. More...

George William Walls

Mr. George William Walls, 88, of Lewis-Crook Road, entered into rest on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling, Ga.  Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 at Bellevue Memorial Gardens with Rev. More...

City votes 3-2 to rezone for group daycare center

A standing-room only crowd was in attendance at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council to support parties involved in a disagreement over a rezoning application to accommodate a group daycare center that would serve from 16 to 18 children More...

Masters donates $2 million for pediatric care at Camp Lakeside

The Family Y of Greater Augusta, in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Georgia (CHOG) and the Georgia Regents University Augusta Cancer Center, announced that the Masters Tournament has donated $2 million toward the renovation of Camp More...

Qualifying yields candidates for positions on BOE and BOC

Qualifying for seats on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and the Lincoln County Board of Education ended at noon on Friday, March 7.  The county commission candidates are:  District 1: Shawn Davis, Paula Henderson, Nathaniel &ldquo More...

UGA discovers Bethany Beggs is total package

“In my six years of recruiting for UGA, I’ve seen maybe 20 players like Bethany Beggs across the country,” said Gerry Glasco, assistant head coach and recruiting coordinator for the University of Georgia Softball Team.  More...

River of Life now accepting project nominations for 2014

Project nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 session of “River of Life” Mission Advance, which will be held in Lincoln County June 4-8.  More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Are you stupid? Then be tough.

One of my hubby’s father’s favorite sayings was, “If you’re gonna be stupid, you had better be tough!”  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. More...

People

Edge named Special Education Teacher of the Year

The Candler County Program for Exceptional Children is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Special Education Teacher of the Year award to Mrs. Carrie Edge. More...

Megan Nicole Saggus to wed Wilkinson C. Goolsby June 7

Mr. Alvin Eugene Saggus and Ms. Melody Young Saggus of Lincolnton, happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Nicole, to Wilkinson Cliff Goolsby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cliff Goolsby, also of Lincolnton.  More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and visit. Rev. Deryl Odom visited that afternoon. l Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper brought lunch on Saturday. We enjoyed our lunch and our visit. 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...