February 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Angela Moton will be guest speaker at NAACP banquet

The Lincoln County Chapter of the NAACP will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, February 28, at 6 p.m. at The Lincoln Center.  Angela Moton, associate superintendent for Elbert County Schools, is the keynote speaker for the event.  More...

Posting the colors

The colors are posted during the ceremony paying tribute to Gen. More...

News

Senior recognition

Senior Citizen Recognition Day will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Sun., March 1 during worship service at 10:15 a.m. A canned food drive will also be held. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.   More...

Meeting schedule

Lincolnton Planning and Zoning Board 2015 meeting schedule: Feb. 24, March 31, April 28, May 26, June 30, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 29.   More...

Financial workshop

Lincoln County High School will host a Financial Aid Workshop for seniors and their parents on Thurs., Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Nobody Talks Anymore

The first time I heard the phrase, “the Information Age,” I wasn’t sure what it meant. The best I could figure it meant an explosion in knowledge was on the way. That, it so happens, was true. More...

Obituaries

Charles Adams Blakey

Mr. Charles Adams Blakey, 89, of Tignall, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015 in Greene Point Health and Rehabilitation Facility.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 5 at Beulah Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Dorothy Bohler

Miss Dorothy Bohler, 77, formerly of Augusta, Georgia, entered into rest at Heritage Health Care in Washington, Georgia on Monday, February 9, 2015.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. More...

James Carpenter Justice Sr.

Mr. James Carpenter Justice Sr., 93, husband of Jane Bentley Justice, formerly of Ferguson - Justice Road, entered into rest at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, Augusta, Georgia.  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...

County signs resolution opposing state’s proposed transportation act

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to adopt a resolution opposing the proposed Transportation Funding Act of 2015 that is currently winding its way through the Georgia General Assembly.  The action was taken at the regular meeting o More...

‘American Pickers’ set to dig for treasure in Georgia

“American Pickers,” a History Channel favorite, is headed to Georgia, looking far and wide for colorful characters with interesting items and lots of them.  More...

Organizations recognized during Black History Month

In observance of February as “Black History Month,” it is fitting to pay tribute to two local organizations that have made life better for all of the citizens of Lincoln County.  The groups are the Twilight Improvement Association, I More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

The winter storm that wasn’t

I suppose I should be thankful that we dodged the bullet and did not get the snowstorm that hit much of the Northeast this year. My nephew, Peyson, lives in Baltimore and keeps sending these photos, making Maryland look like a scene from Frozen. More...

Political Cartoon

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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

Pine Needle Garden Club members report on events

1 Peter 4:10 Give Your Gifts to Others  That quote from the Bible best describes the motto for our garden club.  More...

Emily Beggs in the spotlight at Georgia College & State Univ.

Reprinted with permission from Georgia College Music Department  It’s Music Monday and the spotlight is on Emily Beggs.  More...

King named to Dean’s List at Piedmont Tech.

Ariel L. King was recently named to the Dean’s List at Piedmont Technical College. To be named to the list, students must be attending fulltime and have earned term GPAs of 3.75 or higher.   More...