June 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

KCO on the GO

First Assembly of God’s “KCO (Kids Community Outreach) on the GO” camps have been averaging approximately 55 kids a week. More...

Marionette magic

Susan VandeWeghe and her “Mountain Marionettes” were a big hit at the June 12 installment of the Summer Reading Program held at the Lincoln County Library. Each marionette was designed and built by VandeWeghe, a master puppeteer.   More...

News

Upcoming events at Elijah Clark SP

Elijah Clark State Park has several upcoming fun events planned for the family. Some of those events at a glance are:  • Fri., June 20 - Catching Dream, 2-4 p.m. Meet at picnic shelter #2 in day use area to make a dream catcher. More...

Dump standing water, trim vegetation to knock down mosquito population

Look around this week and you may see many Georgians sporting some itchy mementoes from last weekend’s barbecue or softball game. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

he following is what is going on at the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK) for the next several weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216.  UPCOMING EVENTS  More...

Opinions

An American Tradition

Family Photos on the Refrigerator

The inventors of the components that make a refrigerator didn’t mean to build a museum and art gallery, but they did. More...

Sports

Basketball camp

Red Devil Basketball Camp will be held June 23-25 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for boys and girls ages 6-13 (rising 1st - 8th graders). Location is the Lincoln County High School Gym. Cost is $60 (lunch provided). Registration will be Mon., 8:30 a.m. More...

Fishing tourament at Cox Farm

Leon and Carol Cox hosted a kids fishing tournament at the Cox Farm on Leathersville Road on Saturday, June 14, 2014. There were 25 participants and 100 fish were caught.  More...

Obituaries

Greg Ruddell

Greg Ruddell passed away peacefully in his sleep Tuesday morning, June 10, 2014 at his home in Mc- Cormick, South Carolina. 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...

Family Y CEO speaks to BOC about new pediatric care camp

Danny McConnell, president and CEO of the Family Y of Greater Augusta, and Duncan Johnson, chairman of the Georgia Regents University (GRU) Augusta Cancer Center Advisory Board, discussed the renovation of Camp Lakeside with the Lincoln County Board More...

Sheriff installs drug drop box for old, unused medications

In response to the growing problem of the abuse of legal drugs, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is taking advantage of a program to ensure the safe disposal of unused prescription drugs.  The Georgia Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention More...

1931 Model A Ford restored after sitting in boxes, buckets, and jars

This is the story of a car, Liba and Tommy Cunningham, and Little Roy Lewis.  More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

A Daddy’s love

My daddy has been in heaven since 1999 but a day doesn’t go by that I don’t think of him. As you will see in this Dear Hearts, Daddy was alive when it was written. More...

Intellectual Berg was baseball’s ‘spy’

Baseballs best

One of the most interesting, intriguing and fascinating players ever to play Major League baseball was none other than Morris “Moe” Berg. Berg was a catcher who played in less than 700 games in his 15 years in the big leagues.  More...

People

Lindsey Denise McWhorter to wed Brandon M. Waller

Mr. and Mrs. John Price McWhorter are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Denise McWhorter to Mr. Brandon Mitchell Waller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald James Waller of Augusta, Ga. Miss McWhorter is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

l Art and Lois Fizer visited with William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon. l Raymond and Elaine Timmerman, Ryan Timmerman and Erin Cooper brought lunch on Thursday for us. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. More...

Rev. Bonds and family to be recognized for years of service

This June marks a special occasion at First Assembly of God and in the lives of Terry, Joy, Allen and Jason Bonds. It is the 20th anniversary of them coming to serve this church and this community.  More...

Worship

Ebenezer Baptist Church hosts Vacation Bible School June 9-11

Ebenezer Baptist Church and Reverend Fred Perrriman, Pastor, hosted its annual Vacation Bible School June 9 – 11, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. nightly. More...