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Chamber extends challenge to alumni for special homecoming war of classes

As homecoming fast approaches, The Chamber of Commerce has extended a challenge to all alumni classes of Lincoln County High School to participate in a special war of the classes homecoming jambo­ree, which will take place on Friday, October 20, as t More...

Advance voting begins Aug. 28, absentee ballots now available

Advance voting for the special election to decide Lincoln County’s new sheriff, slated for Tuesday, September 19, begins Monday, August 28, and will continue for three consecutive weeks.  More...

Secretary of State pays a visit

Secretary of State Brian Kemp made a special appearance at a Lincoln County residence last week in an effort to campaign for his current pursuit of the office of Governor. More...

News

Corps seeks volunteers for clean up

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...

Visitors drop-in on their way to see eclipse

The King family from Florida stopped in to eat at The Home Café on the way to South Carolina to watch the eclipse. Richard stated he’s had 15 or so other people stop in to eat on the way too. More...

Drug overdose is leading cause of death in U.S.

Drug overdose is now the lead­ing cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2014, it sur­passed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Monday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. She carried me to Augusta for my dentist appoint­ment. So good to have children who can care for you when you get old and can’t take care of yourself. More...

4-H Livestock Projects - a great life learning experience

The school year has just started and students are getting in the swing of being back in class. More...

School Meals

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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...

Sheriff’s Office recognized as prototype unit in state

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has received the honor of being recognized as the “prototype” law enforcement unit and has been deemed a “Portrait of Excellence” by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s (GBI) b More...

LCES students view Great American Eclipse

Lincoln County Elementary School students Jaden Wynn, Shaniya Cross, MaKayla Leverett, Jermar­ian Lomar, and T.J. More...

Bea Mitchum shares her story, believes ‘life is about coincidence’

“Basically, my life has been a whole bunch of coincidences – if all of those things hadn’.t.have.hap­pened . in that particular sequence, then I wouldn’t be where I am now.” More...

Editorial Page

Be careful what you say when the anesthesia is wearing off

Words of Encouragement

A fellow waking up from anesthe­sia looked around and saw his wife sitting at his bedside.  “You are so beautiful,” he said before dropping back to sleep.  A few minutes later, his eyes opened again, his wife was still right the More...

Political Cartoon

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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.  Q: What are these strange things growing on top of the soil of one of the houseplants I set outside for the summer? More...

Obituaries

Robert Lee Parks

Deacon Robert Lee Parks of Washington, Georgia, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Greene Point Health and Rehabilitation.  More...

Charles Jackson Smalley

Mr. Charles Jackson “Charlie” Smalley, 57, of Ocmulgee St., en­tered into rest on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at University Hospital, Augusta.  More...

Worship

Midway 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 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...