July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

LCRD to host Pop Warner football and cheerleading

For the first time ever, Pop War­ner football and cheerleading will be offered by the Lincoln County Recreation Department, which re­cently joined the East Georgia Pop Warner League.  Pop Warner is the largest youth football, cheer, and dance pr More...

County purchases new Live Scan fingerprinting machine for LCSO

Routine items of business com­prised the agenda at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, July 9.  One of the items involved the purchase of a Live Scan fingerprint­ing machine from Eagle Advantage Soluti More...

Residents can roll up sleeves for blood drive at LBC Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, July 18, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

News

School system announces bus drivers and routes for 2015-16

Bryan, Sharon - Bus # 06-30 This bus route will pick up all students on Soap Creek Road off Hwy 378; all students on Greenbrier Road, Parks Road and students in the Pine Ridge Road area; Grove Street, Dallas Street, Sunrise Drive, Morningside Drive, More...

Homecoming service

Fishing Creek Baptist Church will hold its 232nd homecoming service Sun., July 26 at 11 a.m. Rev. Albert Huyck of Tignall, Georgia will bring the message. More...

CWRT to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Augusta meets the 3rd Monday of each month at The Snelling Center at the Goodwill Complex, 3165 Washington Rd. Supper at 6 p.m. (Dutch treat $12 includes tax and tip) provided by Edgar’s Restau­rant. More...

People

Library to host summer movie

The Lincoln County Library will be showing movies for adults on Tuesdays this summer ending July 21.  Theatre favorites like popcorn and candy will be available as well as drinks. The movies are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. More...

Summer Selfie at the lake!

John Walker Norman is cooling off in the lake! More...

VBS at Morningside

SonSpark Labs Vacation Bible School will be held at Morningside Baptist Church (483 Elm St.) Fri., July 24 from 6-9 p.m. and Sat., July 25 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Worship

Parks Grove Holiness Church

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THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. From such a vantage point, we gain a new insight and perspective, and problems seem to lose their urgency and importance.  More...

Worship Schedule

ANTHONY CHAPEL CHURCH: Pas­tor: David Bohling; Metasville Road; 706-869-8106 home, 706-399-2559 cell or 359-4437 church; Services: Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m.; Fellowship Meal and Bible Study: Wednesday 7:00; Community Fello More...

Councilmen will serve as ‘guinea pigs’ for testing of electronic water meters

The Lincolnton City Council voted to conduct a pilot program to test the efficiency of residential water meters.  The action was taken at the regu­lar meeting of the council held Tuesday, July 7.  It was agreed that electronic me­ters will More...

Elijah Clark State Park will sponsor Junior Ranger Camp

A Junior Ranger Camp will be held once again this summer at Eli­jah Clark State Park.  The program is geared toward giving children 6-12 years of age the opportunity to become familiar with the great outdoors in a safe and fun environment. More...

Jason Crook’s dream trip to caddy for pro was ‘surreal’

A chance encounter on social media has brought a local golfer an opportunity to meet some of his favorite pro golfers, score some ex­clusive equipment, and ultimately, caddy for a big-time pro.  More...

Editorial Page

Across The Savannah NASCAR’s birthplay

It makes for a good story. Back in the early 1950s men in Hillsbor­ough, North Carolina, could see stockcar races for free. Why buy a ticket when you had a free seat in the air. More...

US Fish and Wildlife Services announces 90-day findings for 15 southeastern species

In response to a 2012 petition claiming 53 reptiles and amphibians require federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. More...

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. Find us on Facebook, fol­low us on Twitter.  More...

Obituaries

Terry W. Barber

Mr. Terry W. Barber, 65, known by his many friends as “Tee,” en­tered into rest on Saturday, July 11, 2015.    In accordance with his wishes, Tee will be cremated and no service will be held  More...

John Marion Ivey

Mr. John Marion Ivey, 82, of Mar­tinez, Georgia, entered into rest on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Univer­sity Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.  Funeral service were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14, at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Betty Ann Goff Teasley

Mrs. Betty Ann Goff Teasley, 74, of Andersonville, Georgia, entered into rest on Friday, July 10, 2015 at Phobe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia.  Funeral service were held at 5 p.m. 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...