August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Appearance is mandatory for selected jurors Aug. 10

The Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury will convene on Thursday, August 10, and continue through Friday, August 11, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Judge Thomas B. Hammond is scheduled to preside over the pro­ceedings.  More...

School system welcomes new faces

The Lincoln County School System welcomes several new educators and staff, including (Front row, l-r) kindergarten teacher Amy Partridge, eighth-grade ELA teacher Brianne Klein, fourth-grade teacher More...

Unveiling ceremony celebrates Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail

After years of groundwork be­ing laid by the Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails (GCWHT), Lincoln County has the honor of being added to the Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail, which outlines the flight of the Confederate president through Georgia after ev More...

will speak tonight at 7 p.m.

The August edition of the Lincoln County Historical Society.’.s .“.His­tory . More...

Therapy dogs demonstrate their skills

Therapy Dog Christie performed super stunts for children at the library last week, along with demon­strating proper pet-care procedures to the visitors. More...

News

Georgia Power reports a new scam using reserve bank routing numbers

Georgia Power has received reports of a new scam in which criminals sell Federal Reserve Bank routing numbers to customers with instructions to use the routing numbers to pay utility and other bills from nonexistent accounts. More...

Corps seeks volunteers for cleanup campaign at Clarks Hill Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks volunteers for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, September 30, 2017. More...

This weeks tips from the BBB

School bells are ringing and many consumers are taking ad­vantage of annual back-to-school specials on supplies. More...

People

Free legal help offered to seniors

If you are age 60 or older; live in Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Han­cock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Screven, Taliaferro, Warren, Washington or Wilkes County; and have ever thought of getting a Last Will and Testament, Financial More...

Leathersville News

l Buddy Hawes visited Tuesday morning. Sure is nice to have good neighbors. l Raymond and Elaine Timmer­man came Thursday and brought lunch and took care of some things around the house. We enjoyed their visit and our lunch. More...

Georgia hunting seasons and regulations guide now available

Now online and in print, the 2017-2018 Georgia Hunting Sea­sons and Regulations Guide is available, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Worship

Lincolnton United Methodist Church

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruc­tion by man or nature. 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...

approves booster club request to sell reserved parking for games

At the latest meeting of the Lin­coln County Board of Education, members approved selling reserved parking spots at Buddy Bufford Field as a part of an Athletic Booster Club fund raiser.  Up to 10 of the reserved spots – located right behi More...

Band will give sneak peak of half-time show Sat.

After a hard week of work practicing formations at band camp, the Lincoln County Middle and High School Red Pride Band invites the community to a special half-time show performance on Saturday, Augus More...

Bufford will return to Georgia to perform new show Aug. 12

For the third year in a row, Lincoln County native Carole J. Bufford will make a special one-night appearance at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Perform­ing Arts Center on Saturday, August 12, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Norman, Carani, McCall compete in FCCLA leadership convention

Lincoln County High School’s Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) joined more than 7,500 student leaders, members, and advisers at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee to participate in the an­nual FCCLA National Le More...

Elijah Clark Park to hold Back-to-School Bash Sat.

Even though children have com­menced with the new school year, summer is far from over, so Elijah Clark State Park will continue to host several family-friendly events throughout the month of August.  A special “Back-to-School Bash” More...

Editorial Page

Old crows and yapping little dogs are only nuisances

Words of Encouragement

A man and wife were walking along a country lane when a crow, flying high overhead, dropped a messy present on the woman’s shoulder.  “Ewww,” she screeched. More...

A Country Club Like No Other

Across The Savannah

Down near Yemassee is a country club like no other. Harold’s Coun­try Club, which proclaims that it is “in the middle of nowhere but close to everywhere.” That’s true. You’ll find it off Highway 21 at 97 High­way, 17A. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Barbara Jean Chafin Gassaway

Mrs. Barbara Jean Chafin Gas­saway, 77, of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at her residence.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF AD­MINISTRATION NOTICE  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...