March 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Last day to register for Little League is March 28

Lincoln County Little League is gearing up for another great season.  Registration is open to anyone age 4-14.  Depending on the number of players, the organizers hope to offer the following leagues:  (1) T Ball: Ages 4, 5, and 6.  More...

High school fishing championship to be held at Clark’s Hill Lake

The Georgia State High School Fishing Championship will take place on Clark’s Hill Lake Sunday, March 22.  The event is being sponsored by The Bass Federation (TBF) and the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tourname More...

Band to host dessert concert Friday at LCHS

The LCMS/LCHS Jazz Band will present its annual “Jazz Dessert Concert” on Friday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  More...

News

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed our lunch, her visit, and she carried us to Troy to see Brenda, Franklin, Nicholas and Lisa Bowick. We enjoyed our trip, it is always good to go home again. More...

Hudgens reminds consumers about the importance of flood insurance

National Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 16-20, and Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that a flood policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners’ coverage.  More...

LCES to hold kindergarten registration

Lincoln County Schools kindergarten registration for 2015-2016 will be held Fri., March 27, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. at LCES. Eligible Children must be resident of Lincoln County; and be five years old on or before September 1, 2015.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A country store carries on

It’s been called the best country store in South Carolina. You can buy Virginia cured hams there, and you can buy gas, diesel, propane, shotgun shells, wrenches, and frying pans. More...

Obituaries

Roy L. Garrard

Funeral services for Roy L. Garrard, 92, were held at Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors in Augusta on February 24 with Dr. Bill Harrell, Dr. Jim Ford, and Steve Cheek officiating. Interment followed at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Augusta.  Mr. More...

Carol Ann Robertson Heinfeldt

Carol Ann Robertson Heinfeldt, age 73, of Greensboro, Georgia, entered into rest Monday, March 9, 2015 at her residence.  A private celebration of her life will be held at a later time.  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...

Board expresses its intent to operate as an IE2 system

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to express its intent to the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to operate as an IE2 (Investing in Educational Excellence) system.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the board held Tu More...

DOT wants county to pay for relocating water lines at bridge

The water lines running along Soap Creek Bridge were under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, March 12.  The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is preparing to widen the bridge a More...

System-wide winners

The winners of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition and the system-level competition for the Scripps National Spelling Bee were recognized at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board More...

Residents urged to roll up sleeves for blood drive this Saturday at LBC

Lincoln County residents are urged to roll up their sleeves and help save lives during the blood drive set for Saturday, March 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Pet peeves

Due to an illness in her family, we are running one of Mrs. Mc- Gee’s older columns this week. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Statewide turkey hunting season opens this Saturday

Statewide Turkey Hunting Season Opens March 21  More...

People

April Elaine Brooks to wed Gary James Clemmer in May

Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Drew of Lincolnton, and Dr. More...

Jennifer Dandron selected to attend collegiate honors council conference

Jennifer Dandron submitted a proposal and was selected to attend the 2015 Georgia Collegiate Honors Council Conference, hosted by Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia. More...

Mary-Bertha Kay Robinson

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Robinson II are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Mary-Bertha Kay Robinson, born February 26, 2015. More...