March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Armour, Aycock win top honors at livestock show

Jackson Armour of Wilkes County exhibited the Grand Champion Steer (Class 3), while Tanner Aycock of Lincoln County showed the Reserve Champion Steer (Class 1) at the 61st Annual Washington Area Junior Steer and Heifer Show and Sale held at the McGil More...

News

USDA offers renewal option for expiring Conservation Stewardship Program

Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller today announced that the U.S. More...

Millions of Georgians impacted by Blue Cross Blue Shield data breach

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced that the recent data breach and cyber-attack of Anthem Inc.'s (the parent company of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia) computer system has potentially impacted more than 3.7 million Georgians who may ha More...

Leathersville News

l Alicia Bryant visited Monday afternoon. l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. l Anne Wright visited with us Thursday evening. l Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey visited Saturday morning. More...

Obituaries

Jane Bentley Justice

Mrs. Jane Bentley Justice, 92, wife of the late James C. Justice Sr., entered into rest at Wills Memorial Hospital on February 25, 2015.  Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 at St. Paul United Methodist Church with Revs. 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...

Revised transportation bill still problematic for county

The Transportation Funding Act of 2015 is currently winding its way through the House of Representatives.  The act, which addresses Georgia’s critical transportation infrastructure needs, will provide more than $1 billion in new transport More...

Board votes to refund bonds to reduce school indebtedness

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to approve the bond resolution to refund Series 2007/2009 General Obligation Bonds and issue General Obligation Refunding Bonds Series 2015 at a called meeting held Wednesday, February 25.  More...

Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday, March 8

Local residents are reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour when Daylight Saving Time (DST) resumes at 2 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

When it rains...

You know the saying, When It Rains It Pours. Well, at our house when it rains it floods! In other words, like the guy on Hee Haw used to say, “If it weren’t for bad luck we’d have no luck at all.”  More...

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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...

Worship

Tabernacle Baptist Church pays tribute to Norris W. Gunby Sr.

Tabernacle Baptist Church remembered one of their own for Black History Month on Sunday, February 22, Mr. Norris W. Gunby Sr.  More...