January 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Devils head to Border Bowl

Lincoln County Red Devils Javon Reid, Midarious Roberts, and head coach Kevin Banks are on their way to the fifth annual Border Bowl, slated for Saturday, January 6, at 11 a.m. at the Lucy C. Laney Stadium in Augusta.  More...

‘Year in Review’ highlights last six months of 2017

July 6 – Sheriff’s Office arrest report shows charges of DUI, as­sault… SWAP program challenges students throughout month-long summer camp… Community in­vited to roll up sleeves for blood drive Sat… Elementary student More...

News

Abandoned house goes up in flames

A fire at an unoccupied house on Drinkard Street was set ablaze late Saturday, December 30. Around 11:45 p.m., fire crews were called for a report of a shed fire on Drinkard Street. More...

People

Loved ones honored with a light on Tree of Remembrance

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2017. The tree is located at the inter­section of Peachtree and Main Streets. More...

Santa visits Wee Wisdom

Wee Wisdom Little School had the pleasure of Santa coming to visit with our children for our Christmas party. More...

Don’t let pipes freeze; steps to take if they do

What's worse than a major home maintenance disaster? Try several major home main­tenance disasters at once. When a house's water pipes freeze, the situation is not as simple as calling a plumber. More...

Worship

Double Branches 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 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...

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...

UGA joins partnership agreement for impending aquaculture center

Further efforts in building an aquaculture center in Lincoln Coun­ty have been made as the University of Georgia Extension Services has officially signed on to the partner­ship agreement with Freshwater Farms, LLC, the Lincoln County Development Auth More...

Chandra LaPlume consecutively nominated as one of the ‘Top 20 Women in Music City’

Chandra LaPlume has received the honor of being named amongst the successful, driven “Women in Music City” for 2017 – an award she’s received consecutively since its inception four years ago. More...

Project Care serves families in need

The annual “Project Care” ini­tiative at Lincoln County Middle School was deemed a success as nearly 1,500 canned goods were collected and students were able to raise $500 for community members in need this Christmas.  The goal was t More...

Small goals easier than grand resolutions

A new year often comes as a new start for many people, as if to say the close of our designated marker in time and the opening of the next should be treated as a fresh start. More...

Editorial Page

Halfway through fall from skyscraper optimist says ‘so far so good’

Words of Encouragement

A country boy known for his extreme optimism was touring New York City when he slipped and fell from the Empire State Building.  As he passed the 17th floor, someone standing on the balcony asked him: “How’s it going?”  &l More...

Death of a pet

Across The Savannah

The day after Christmas was cold and gray. Rain softened the hard red clay of Georgia, a good thing. With pick and shovel in hand I walked over wet, silent oak leaves to the burial site for family pets. Socks the cat was no more. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Jean P. Echols

Mrs. Jean P. Echols of Flat Rock Rd. entered into rest on December 25, 2017 at University Hospital, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on December 28, at Tabor Baptist Church. Interment fol­lowed in the church cemetery.  More...

Homer Edmond Jr.

Mr. Homer Edmond Jr. of Shoreline Dr., Tignall, Ga. entered into rest on Friday, December 22, 2017 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m., on Friday, December 29, 2017 at Beulah Baptist Cem­etery.  More...

Nannie Omega “Miggie” Lewis

Ms. Nannie Omega “Miggie” Lewis, 91, of The Lewis Family entered into rest on Tuesday, De­cember 26, 2017, after a recent ill­ness.  More...