March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Jazz band will present dessert concert April 3

The LCHS Jazz Band will be presenting its “Jazz – Dessert Concert” on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  More...

Quick thinking officers foil inmate’s attempt to escape

An inmate attempted to escape from the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center at approximately 1:55 a.m. More...

Beggs will speak on Coca-Cola bottle works at historical park

Kevin Beggs, local historian, will be the guest speaker for the second installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Folger, Banks take top honors at state Class-A literary meet

Thomas Folger, a junior at LCHS, and Zay Banks, a sophomore, took top honors at the State Class-A Spring Literary Meet held Saturday, March 15, at Northside High School in Warner Robins.  Folger captured the title of state champion in Boys Essay More...

News

Williams speaks to garden club about importance of soil testing

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton was honored at our February meeting to have Mr. Tripp Williams, Columbia County Extension Agent and son-in-law of Mrs. Lilly Turner, speak with us about soil samples and fertilizers.  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...

Hudgens reminds Georgians about the importance of flood insurance

National Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 16-22, and Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that a flood policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners’ coverage.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Finest Hotel You Ever Saw

One of the detriments to overnight travel, to me, is today’s breed of hotel. Most look alike, inside and out. Most have an antiseptic smell. Fresh pillowcases notwithstanding, who laid his greasy head here last night? More...

Obituaries

SFC Robert M. Rainaud

SFC. Robert M. Rainaud, US Army Retired, entered into rest on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Georgia War Veterans Home in Augusta. He was 82 years old.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. 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...

Financing complete

Papers were signed to close out the financial portion of Lincoln County’s $470,000 loan from Farmers State Bank to help complete the Blackjack Sewer Project. The funds will now be rolled over into a loan from USDA-RD (Rural Development). More...

Wheatley speaks to CCLC about benefits of animal control facility

Gloria Wheatley, director of the Washington-Wilkes Animal Shelter, was the guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County (CCLC) held Thursday, March 20, at the library.  Wheatley was invited to the meeting to d More...

Twenty contestants to compete in Miss LCMS Pageant tonight

Twenty young ladies in grades six through eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant set for tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. More...

UGA and IRS warn about tax scams

Identity thieves may take advantage of tax season by filing false returns using their victims’ stolen personal information.  More...

LCRD will host car show and cook off April 5

The Lincoln County Recreation Department will sponsor a car show and fire department cook off Saturday, April 5, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Nurse Mickie I will never be

There are five registered nurses in our family and each of them is a wonderful health care person. And it’s a good thing too for, as accident prone as my family can be; these five are on full-time alert.  More...

A heartfelt thank you

TO THE EDITOR:  So many wonderful and influential people have made such a positive impact in my life. Their support and love have caused a windfall of blessings to occur both personally and professionally.  More...

People

Ashley Laura Cartledge to wed Charles W. Byrne

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cartledge of Lincolnton, Ga. announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashton Laura Cartledge, to Charles Wayne Byrne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Plueger of Lincolnton, Ga.  More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and visit. Hilda Cliatt visited Thursday afternoon. Chuck Mahaffey visited Saturday morning. More...

Double-bearded gobbler

Lizzy Long bagged an approximately two-year-old double-bearded gobbler on Monday. He had an eleven and one-half inch beard and a four and one-half inch beard. More...