March 14, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Light receives check from Georgia Power

Georgia Power donated $5,000 to the Lincoln County School District for Science, Technology, Engeering, Arts, Maths (STEAM) training and cyber program expansion. Dr. More...

Young’s new book available at the library

Shirley Dawkins, branch manager of the Lincoln County Library (left) and Jean Lenderman display a copy of Bob Young’s new book titled “Graball Road.” The former Mayor of Augusta, Georgia, and Emmy-nominated journalist wrote the stor More...

Residents invited to a night of art, music at LCES March 26

The Lincoln County Elementary School will be holding a “Night of Arts” on Tuesday, March 26, from 5-7 p.m. in the LCES cafeteria. More...

News

Accepting applications for W.E. Mason Pioneer scholarship

The Pioneer Educator Commit­tee, consisting of a group of former Lincoln County High School stu­dents, is seeking applicants for the W. E. Mason Pioneer Scholarship. More...

McCall reports on House of Representatives

This week, the Georgia General Assembly reached Legislative Day 28, also known as “Crossover Day.” Crossover Day is a crucial deadline for the House and Senate as this is the last day for bills to pass out of the legislative chamber from More...

Lincoln County School System Breakfast Menu

Mon., March 18 - Fri., March 22

l Monday - Muffins & yogurt or cereal choice. l Tuesday - Sausage biscuit or cereal bar. l Wednesday - Blueberry pancake pup or cereal choice. l Thursday - Steak biscuit or cereal bar. l Friday - Breakfast pizza or poptarts.  More...

Opinions

Nolia’s Notes

Leprechauns

I taught elementary school for many years. The first of March meant the bulletin board had to be decked out in green. Teachers dug out cardboard cutouts of lep­rechauns and cardboard cutouts of pots of gold.  More...

Across The Savannah

Junkyards

Note: This story comes from a book in progress, The Last Sunday Drive—Vanishing Southland.   More...

Baseball’s Best

Sherrys are the only Jewish brother duo

“As a player, to me the Dodgers were the Yankees of the National League. You either loved them or hated them.”  – Joe Torre former manager of the New York Yankees  and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  More...

Obituaries

Shelby Jean Walker Hall

Shelby Jean Walker Hall, 81, of Oakridge Drive, wife of G.W. Hall, passed away peacefully Monday, March 4, 2019 at her home.  A celebration of life was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, at Westside Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Vivian Davis Hanks

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Heather Ann Collins Roberts

Heather Ann (Collins) Roberts, 46, of Mountain Home, Arizona, passed away Friday, March 1, 2019 in Mountain Home.  She was born December 15, 1972 in Mountain Home to Larry Collins and Anna Hickman. 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...

Mayor not ready to commit to the idea of consolidation

After the opening prayer and pledge of allegiance at the regu­lar meeting of the Lincolnton City Council on March 5, Lincolnton Mayor Henry Brown put aside his regular mayor’s comments to make the following announcement: “On February 25, More...

Nominations now being accepted for River of Life summer projects

nominations are being accepted for the 2019 session of “River of Life” Mission Advance, which will be held in Lincoln County June 5-9. The session will mark the ministry’s 29th year.  More...

County approves computer hardware purchase, accepts H&H bid for new agricultural building

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners met on Thursday, March 7, at 3 p.m. for a called meeting. Chairman Walker T. Norman opened the meeting with the voting on a resolution for bor­rowing from Farmers State Bank. More...

St. Patrick’s Day activities planned for this weekend at Elijah Clark Park

Elijah Clark State Park will be hosting multiple events all week­end long in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Guests of all ages are invit­ed to attend.  More...

Prekindergarten registration to be held at old gymnasium March 22

Prekindergarten registration will be held Friday, March 22, begin­ning at 8 a.m. More...

Community invited to dinner, show featuring Jeffini the Great tonight

The Lincoln County Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organi­zation (PTO) will host a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer­ing, and Mathematics) show at the elementary school on Thurs­day, March 14. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Claiming hundreds of dependents certain to get IRS attention

A fellow found himself at odds with the IRS for the number of de­pendents he claimed on his income tax return.  It seems he had claimed 100 U.S. senators and 435 U.S. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lincoln County 4-H - A spring full of great opportunities

The first weekend of March was a great time for Lincoln County 4-Hers. The Northeast District Ju­nior Senior Project Achievement was held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia with over 500 4-Hers competing. More...

People

Lee Miller to wed Austin T. Goldman in June

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Morris Miller of Martinez, Georgia are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Lee, to Austin Thomas Goldman, currently of Augusta, Georgia. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Russell Gold­man, Sr. of Lincolnton. More...

Three from here named to GSU President’s List

Georgia Southern University re­cently recognized Trajan Crawford, William Crook, and Jessica Hahn, along with approximately 1,850 students for excellence in academics on the Spring 2018 President’s List. More...

Dorothy Snider celebrates 94th birthday at home

Dorothy ‘Miss Dot’ Snider cel­ebrated her 94th birthday on Satur­day, with her children, grandchil­dren, great-grandchildren, and other family and friends.  The celebration was held at her home.   More...

Worship

Faith Community Church

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The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal king­doms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed everywhere.   More...

Come Worship with us

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...