May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

FOL will host a three-day mega book, bake sale

The Friends of the Lincoln County Library (FOL) will hold a mega book and bake sale today (Thursday) through Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. More...

Walton gives overview of legendary coach’s outstanding 44 year career

Larry Campbell announced last Friday that he was retiring as the Lincoln County athletic director and head football coach, effective at the end of the current school year.  More...

Beauty and the Beast coming soon

he LCHS Musical Theatre Class and Farmers State Bank will be presenting “Beauty and the Beast” May 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission is $10. More...

Residents invited to observe Day of Prayer at courthouse

Local residents are invited to gather on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse at 12 noon today (Thursday) to observe the 61st Annual “National Day of Prayer.”  Locally, the day of prayer and repentance is being sponsored More...

News

GDOL to co-sponsor job expo for veterans in Augusta May 6

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) and Fort Gordon’s Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) will co-sponsor a job expo Tuesday, May 6, for veterans and other job seekers in Augusta. The expo will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Foundation offers tree care booklet to new members

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees.  Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly booklet featuring illustrations, colorful photos and easily-understood descr More...

Elevate your gardening success

Don’t let a sore back, bad knees or lousy soil stop you from gardening. Elevate your garden for easier access and better gardening results.  The simple act of creating a raised bed improves drainage in heavy clay soil. More...

Opinions

Broad Street, Augusta

Where my career began and nearly died

Once a teacher always a teacher ... Not a month goes by that someone doesn’t ask me when I plan to teach another writing course.  “Never,” I tell them.  More...

Obituaries

Sara Myers Lamar

Mrs. Sara Myers Lamar, 80, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 at Victory Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Rosa Perez Rodriguez

Rosa Perez Rodriguez, of Plantation Point, entered into rest on April 23, 2014 at the residence of her daughter, Lydia Burns.  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...

Winningest coach in Georgia high school football retires

Larry Campbell, athletic director and head football coach at LCHS, announced his retirement during a press conference held Friday, April 25, at the Lincoln County Board of Education Office.  With 11 state championships and 33 region titles, he i More...

Dunaway presides over pre-trails at courthouse

Pre-trials were held at the Lincoln County Courthouse during the April Term of superior court.  The presiding judge was Roger W. Dunaway, Jr.  More...

Two and four-legged hounds

The Fips family from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, spent the weekend digging for minerals at the biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap and Dig held April 25-27. More...

Kirby will be guest speaker at History in the Park tonight

Bill Kirby, a popular columnist for The Augusta Chronicle, will be the guest speaker for the third installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series.  His topic is “Kirby’s Lincoln County.”  More...

Johnson named to state committee on rural hospitals

Wade Johnson, chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, was appointed to the Rural Hospital Stabilization Committee by Governor Nathan Deal.  The announcement was made on Friday, April 25.  Essentially, the new committee was cr More...

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CCLC reports on April meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met April 24 at the public library. Vice-president Linda Burns opened the meeting by welcoming members and guests. More...

A thank you to coach

TO THE EDITOR

When a player or a coach retires, it's easy to focus on their on-field results - the yards, the touchdowns, the wins, the championships.  More...

People

Gay speaks to garden club members about worm beds

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton met on April 21st at Lincoln County High School’s Horticulture classroom and greenhouse. Mr. Dennis Gay treated us to a wonderful program about putting together our own worm beds. Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

l The Roberts Reunion was held on Saturday, April 36th at Troy United Methodist Church in Troy with thirty-six in attendance. John McMahan gave the devotional and blessing. More...

SCSU recognizes Jetavius Marshall for achievements

Jetavius Marshall, a sophomore at South Carolina State University, was recognized on April 1 for academic success achieved during his freshman year. He was presented with ropes and a silver pin.  More...