August 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman’s death deemed accidental by sheriff’s office

The body of Joy Vicki Crenshaw, 63, was discovered in her home on Point View Lane in Lincoln Coun­ty.  More...

Meet and greet held for Hice

Congressman Jody Hice of the 10th Congressional District was the guest of honor at a meet-and-greet held Monday, August 3, at the Blanchard House. More...

Davis will be guest speaker at historical park tonight

Ty Davis, a living history en­thusiast from Lincoln County, will be the guest speaker for the fifth installment in the “2015 History in the Park” lecture series, sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is sch More...

T-SPLOST funds equipment and projects for counties in the CSRA

As elected officials across the na­tion struggle to secure funding for critical transportation infrastructure maintenance and improvements, communities in three regions in Georgia are reaping the benefits of the Transportation Investment Act (TIA), w More...

News

Excess heat means cattle need more water

Just like humans, livestock are negatively impacted by poor water quality. Cattle that drink poor- quality water will drink less water and have a diminished feed intake, resulting in reduced average daily gains and return on investment.  More...

Primitive weapons hunt at Bussey Pt.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia, from one hour before sun­rise until one hour after sundown. More...

People

Celebrating 50th wedding anniversary

Ralph and Joyce Martin were honored with a small gathering of family and friends to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 18 at Greenwood Baptist Church. More...

This Week in History

August 2, 1990 l“Summer reading programs at li­brary end with party” was a headline from 1990. More...

Happy Birthday

Happy 47th Birthday Danny Love you always, Mom & Pop, Shauna, and sons, D.J. & Michael Get Well Soon! More...

Worship

Salem Baptist Church

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THAT CERTAIN SMILE

The joy of Living comes to all those who have received Christ as their Savior. That certain smile worn by those who live their religion reflects the happiness and confidence felt by Christians who have totally committed themselves to their God.  More...

Worship Directory

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...

Tax digest shows increase for the first time in six years

For the first time in six years, the Lincoln County Tax Digest has shown an increase – albeit a small one.  The 2015 digest increased by .001 percent or $313,000.  Following a 6.2-percent increase in 2008, the digest decreased 6 per­c More...

Bridge will be named in memory of educator Wayne Hawes Aug. 8

A ceremony to name the bridge that spans Soap Creek on Highway 79 in memory of Wayne J. Hawes is scheduled take place Saturday, August 8, at 10 a.m. More...

Judge Hinesley to preside over grand jury term

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Thursday, August 13, at 9:30 a.m.  Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the pro­ceedings.  The prospective jurors are Trina Pearson Arrowood, Regina Lee Bangert, Sherry Z. More...

Judicial circuit seeks volunteers to serve as advocates for children

The Toombs Judicial Circuit is currently taking applications for the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program in Lincoln, Wil­kes, Taliaferro, McDuffie, Warren, and Glascock counties.  Each year, the circuit receives grants ranging from $ More...

Smooth sailing at open house

The open house, held at LCMS on Thursday, July 30, was a great success, with parents and students busy meeting teachers, touring the school, discussing schedules, and practicing locker combinations. More...

Chief Poss attends training conference held in Savannah

As part of his continuing educa­tion and training in the adminis­tration of law enforcement, Gene Poss, chief of the Lincolnton Police Department, recently attended the 48th Annual Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police Summer Training Conference.&n More...

Editorial Page

Across The Savannah Traveler’s Rest

Hop on the Swamp Rabbit Trail near the dark corner

It’s been a hot, dry summer. As the cooler months of fall approach, why not plan a trip into the hills. This day trip could well evolve into two days or more. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

God don’t like ugly

I am livid! I’m not usually this way but I have had enough and, dear hearts, you need to help me remedy a rather nasty situation: Robbing flowers from graves. 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.  Q: What exactly is turmeric? More...

Obituaries

Albert Crook

Mr. Albert Crook of Hephzibah Church Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, one day before his 75th birthday, at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington.  Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. More...

Dorothy Rowell Reed

Mrs. Dorothy Rowell Reed, 92, formerly of Ware Road, entered into rest Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Westwood Extended Care, Evans, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 1 at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton, with Rev. More...

Community Calendar

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...