March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Post 194 offers scholarship to seniors

American Legion Post 194 is offering a $1,000 scholarship to graduating Lincoln County High School seniors, and representatives with the post have reported that they are pleased to offer this scholarship opportunity to local students.  More...

Booster club hosts golf tournament at Rocky Branch

The Lincoln County Athletic Booster Club is hosting a golf tour­nament for a $5,000 cash prize, to be held on April 1, beginning at 10 a.m. More...

Kidd will portray George Gilmer for historic talk

David A. Kidd will portray Ge­orgia Governor George R. Gilmer for the April edition of the Lincoln County Historical Society’s “His­tory in the Park” series on Thursday, April 6, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Gephardt and Hall sworn in as assistant DAs for Toombs

Two new assistant district at­torneys, Benjamin Gephardt and Graham Hall, were sworn in for their positions by McDuffie County Probate Judge Valerie Burley in Thomson. More...

News

the best tomato variety

Soon soil temperatures will be warm enough for planting those precious backyard tomatoes. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Rev. Bob Rayner and Rev. Steve Rayner visited with us on Tuesday afternoon. Sure was nice to see Preacher Bob Rayner and to know he is doing real well following surgery. l Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday. More...

Safety first while turkey hunting

Even though we know you are eager to get to the woods this Spring in pursuit of a longbeard, the Georgia Department of Natu­ral Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division encourages all hunters to take some time to review important turkey hunting s More...

Edmunds honored with membership into Intl. Dean’s List Society

Haley Edmunds, daughter of Dale and Jule Edmunds, grand­daughter of late Robert and Lucille Edmunds of Lincolnton, Ga, has been honored with membership into the International Dean’s List Society for Exemplary Academic Performance at Augusta Sta More...

Worship

Salem Baptist Church

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The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. More...

Worship Services

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 prepares to increase rates for area campgrounds

At the most recent meeting of the Board of Commissioners Finance Committee, detailed discussion was given regarding several issues sur­rounding Lincoln County’s camp­grounds, however, the focus was put on a rate increase for primitive and non-p More...

Biggerstaff brings to life the culture of Gullah people in children’s book

The integration of lyrical prose and vibrant illustrations ventured by local artist Pat “Nolia” Biggerstaff have brought to life her new book Separation Song. More...

Four named as state champions

Lincoln County High School students performed outstandingly at the state Literary competition in Milledgeville, as State Champion Trio (l-r) McKenzie Jordan, Gina Sutton, and Kyndra Sullivan proudly s More...

‘Fool the Fish’ tourney to be held at Elijah Clark

A “Fool the Fish” fishing com­petition will be held on Saturday, April 1, from noon-2 p.m. at Elijah Clark State Park. Also, several other events will be held at the park throughout the month of April.  More...

LCHS track and field team places against Evans High

The Lincoln County Red Devils track and field team had several members place against Evans High School at its latest meet.  Jacquez Kennebrew took first place for the boys team discus throw and shot put, while teammate “Boogie” Hogan More...

Editorial Page

Tom McCall’s weekly update

Late last week I toured many areas of our state with Agriculture Com­missioner Gary Black to assess the crop damage brought on by the late freeze. Temperatures as far south as the Florida line plunged as low as 22 degrees. More...

A Carolina Country Store

Across The Savannah

Last week I was exploring the South Carolina coast near Pawley’s Island when a jaunt down Highway 17, the Ocean Highway, brought me to the Carolina Country Store. I passed it but turned around. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Barbara ‘Bobbie’ Aycock

Mrs. Barbara “Bobbie” Aycock, 87, wife of the late James Edward Aycock, entered into rest Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Lake Crossing Health Center, Appling.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. 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...