December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Secret Santa in desperate need of toys

The news is not good right now for the “Secret Santa” program in Lincoln County.  The heart of the initiative is a toy drive, held by Richard Brown and friends, for the needy children of the community, ages 2-14.  More...

Residents invited to attend Path to Christmas Dec. 6 & 7

Following a two-year hiatus, the community is once again invited to travel “The Path to Christmas” at First Assembly of God Saturday, December 6, and Sunday, December 7.  The Christmas festival, which runs from 7 until 9 p.m. More...

Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival set for Sat.

Break out the tinsel, the fruit cake, and the Mitch Miller Christmas CD, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s 17th Annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival is finally here!  The festival will get underway at 3 p.m. More...

Over 3,000 attend Pioneer Day

Over 3,000 people attended “Pioneer Day” held Saturday, November 22, at the Lincoln County Historical Park. More...

News

Georgia grown Christmas trees in the spotlight this holiday season

For more than 500 years, people have brought trees into their homes to decorate for the holiday season. While some families choose artificial and pre-lit trees, plenty of people still want the real thing.  More...

Brian Kemp advises Georgians on donating to charitable organizations

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp offers advice to individuals planning to donate to charitable organizations during the holiday season. More...

Ground beef products recalled nationwide for possible E. Coli

Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain ground beef products, sold nationwide, because the products have the potential to be contaminated with E. Coli O157:H7 bacteria. More...

People

LCHS students attend Youth Assembly

Democracy is not a spectator sport. Three Lincoln County High School students attended the State YMCA of Georgia’s Youth Assembly conference in Atlanta on November 23-25. More...

DAR members raise money for two American Indian Schools

At the November meeting of the Kettle Creek Chapter NSDAR, the daughters enjoyed a game of American Indian Bingo in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Claitt visited with us Tuesday afternoon. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick and Patrick Bryant visited Saturday. 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...

Evening Christmas parade will include snow at the fountain

Do you have tendonitis from the cookie press? Are you weary of refereeing the family? Are you exhausted from trying to wrap hexagonal presents? More...

Party at Post 597 sends two deputies to hospital

Two Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies were treated at an Augusta Hospital after sustaining injuries, while attempting to break up an altercation that occurred during a party at the Thomas Lane Post 597 of the American Legion.  The officers More...

Brittain donates historic items to library

Carol Brittain (r) recently presented the Lincoln County Library with a portrait of the late John Peyson Drinkard as well as a document commemorating Drinkard’s 18 years in the Georgia General Assembly, signed by the late Ben W. More...

Criminal cases will be heard by Judge Hinesley in superior court

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases beginning Monday, December 8, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Judge Harold A. More...

Residents invited to Colonial Christmas at state park Sat.

“A Colonial Log Cabin Christmas” will take place from 5 until 7 p.m. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Butterballs

This week’s Dear Hearts is quite literally a “labor” of love. I am in pain. More...

Opinions

Selling Cosmetics Door to Door

My oh so brief career

In the summer of 1968 a man walked into Dad’s saw shop gushing about how a guy he knew was making beaucoups of money. The timing was perfect. College was out for the summer and I needed a job. More...

Obituaries

Wanda M. Holloway

Mrs. Wanda M. Holloway, 89, formerly of Double Branches Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Lake Crossing Health Center.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Edith Joanne Justice

Ms. Edith Joanne Justice, 71, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Doctor’s Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 29, at Faith Community Church with Revs. More...