August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia Power will close branch offices in October

The Georgia Power Company customer service office in Lincoln County will be shutting its doors in October, due to an increase in elec­tronic payments. More...

Lady Devils take on Tigers today!

Jordyn Deason (left) tries to stop Bailey Maxwell (right) from scoring, as she slides into home plate dur­ing the Red Devils softball practice. More...

Mighty Mites and Pee Wees get fired up!

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Commissioners admire new ride

Lincoln County Board of Commissioners (l-r) Chairman Wade Johnson, Cooper Cliatt, Richard Brown, and Virginia Williams stand with the Office of Emergency Service’s new ambulance. More...

News

High-heat, low rainfall set the stage for harmful algal blooms

With the summer heat and spo­radic rainfall, conditions are right for farm ponds to become inundated with harmful algal blooms.  More...

Celebrating her 10th birthday

Some of New Tabernacle Baptist Church Youth wished Kierra Fan­ning a Happy 10th Birthday following service on August 14th, which was her actual birthday! More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Tim­merman brought breakfast for us Thursday morning. We enjoyed our breakfast and their visit. l Hilda Cliatt visited Tuesday afternoon. Always so good to see friends and to know they do care about you. More...

People

Reese Family Singing will be held at First Assembly Aug. 20

One God, two people, fourteen children, and a fifty voice choir, the family of Ross and Eunice Reese will host a “Reese Family Singing” on Saturday, August 20, at 7 p.m. at First Assembly of God on the Thomson Highway. More...

Mulberry will host three night revival and homecoming

The Mulberry CME Church Fam­ily cordially invites each and every one to their three nights of summer revival beginning Tuesday, August 23, 2016 through Thursday, Au­gust 25, 2016 beginning nightly at 7:00 p.m. The dynamic Reverend Marcus J. More...

Friends of Elijah purchase golf cart for park

Friends of Elijah Clark Park purchased a refurbished golf cart for the park from Mr. Golf Cart in Waynesboro, Ga. to support all park related activities. More...

Worship

Pine Grove United Methodist Church

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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 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...

County approves changes to alcohol vendor licenses

A new policy on administering Lincoln County’s alcohol license was set in place by the board of commissioners last Thursday night. The policy will require that vendors obtain their county licenses before acquiring their state licenses.  More...

LC third graders out-pace state in all Georgia Milestone subjects

Third graders in Lincoln County surpassed the Georgia Milestones state average in all four of the base subjects: ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies. This is the second year that students have taken the state implemented milestones test.  More...

Former Red Devil receives full scholarship from Tenn.

Charles Folger Jr, a Lincoln County Red Devil turned Tennessee Volunteer, is celebrating receiving a full athletic scholarship from the university. More...

Jones appears on Ramsey Show to give his ‘I’m debt free’ scream

Lincoln County native Chris Jones has become completely debt free at the mere age of 24 after a run-in with Total Money Makeover man Dave Ramsey and his radio show. More...

Dunaway presides over August term of court as grand jury hands down several indictments

A list of indictments was released after the Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury reported for duty on Thursday, August 11, and Friday, August 12, at the Lincoln County courthouse. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway Jr. More...

Editorial Page

The Inevitable Sad Task

Across The Savannah

My house is starting to look like Mom’s house. Here’s the painting the late Jim Harrison signed for her. More...

This week at the historical park

A weekly update on upcoming events at the Lincoln County His­torical Park and Lincoln Artisans Gallery, 147 Lumber Street behind the Post Office. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Eugenia Wellmaker Martin

Mrs. Eugenia Wellmaker Martin, 82, of Hwy 220 West, departed from her earthly home and entered into her Heavenly home on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.  More...

Willie Thomas Norman

Mr. Willie Thomas Norman, 54, beloved husband of Gussie Wynn Norman, entered into rest on Sat­urday, August 13, 2016 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, at Pleasant Grove CME Church. More...

William T. Wilkes Sr.

Mr. William T. “Billy” Wilkes Sr., 84, of Lewis Family Road, entered into rest Friday, August 12, 2016 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 14, at Hep­hzibah Baptist Church Cemetery.  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...