January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Potential jurors are named for January Term of court

Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene on Monday, Janu­ary 25, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Wimberly speaks on determination at MLK birthday observance Sunday

Approximately 150 people at­tended the annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance held Sunday, January 17, at First Baptist Church.  The guest speaker was Rev. More...

News

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright and Brenda Bow­ick brought lunch on Thursday for my birthday again since Anne was not here Sunday for my birthday. She invited my sister, Brenda Bow­ick and her husband, Franklin from Troy, and my sister, Jane Young from McCormick. More...

Ga. Sport Fishing Regulation Guide now available online

Anglers can find the new 2016 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’Wildlife Resources Divi­sion. More...

People

Turner, Goldman give program at Pine Needle Garden Club meeting

We are very proud of our grow­ing garden club. Last year we had three new members added and we continue to welcome visitors!  More...

DCA to accept applications for Housing Choice Vouchers

The Georgia Department of Com­munity Affairs (DCA) announces the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, or Section 8, waiting list preliminary application period will be open February 1-7 through an online system. More...

Goldman named to President’s List at Univ. of North Ga.

Carson Cecelia Goldman, of Lincolnton, has been named to the President’s List at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving a 4.0 grade point average. Dr. Bonita C. More...

Worship

New Work Baptist Church

Full Story

THE WINDOW

We generally feel that a window provides a view from the inside looking out, although of course the reverse is also true. 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...

Upgrades to wastewater plant to be discussed at public meeting

A public meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. More...

County hears annual reports from library and senior program

The annual Lincoln County Li­brary Report was submitted to the board of commissioners at the group’s regular meeting held Thurs­day, January 14.  In her report, Shirley Dawkins, library director, said, “A massive update of the librar More...

New wheels

Deputy Travis Comtois poses with the 2014 Dodge Charger Pursuit, recently acquired by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Hammond wins national award; announces candidacy for judge

Britt Hammond, judge of the Toombs Judicial Circuit Juvenile Courts, received the national 2016 “Casey Excellence for Children Award for Leadership.”  More...

Editorial Page

News from Congressman Hice

Dear Friends,  Last week, the House kicked off the second session of the 114th Con­gress with some big ticket items on the agenda.  Dismantling Obamacare and  Protecting Life  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.  Q: Moss is killing my grass. What do I need to do?  More...

Remembering a Georgian Harry Crews, Freak Show Writer

Across The Savannah

A boyhood year spent paralyzed and getting scalded in a kettle of boiling water do strange things to the mind. He must have consid­ered himself a freak and he would devote his career to writing about freaks. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Albea Lindsey

Mrs. Dorothy (Dot) Albea Lind­sey, 78, of Maxim Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January13, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Her husband, Rudy, and son, Sid, were by her side.  More...

Nancy Rayner

Mrs. Nancy Rayner, wife of Rev. Robert (Brother Bob) Rayner, en­tered into rest January 17, 2016 at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medi­cal Center.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF LINCOLN STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: ESTATE OF GLENN ROGER CLE­MENTS, DECEASED NOTICE OF PETITION TO FILE FOR YEAR’S SUPPORT The Petition of DIANNE B.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet   The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.  AA meeting   More...