August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputies find body of missing Augusta women

An Augusta woman was found dead near the end of Chamberlain’s Ferry Road in what officials are calling an apparent suicide. The body of Shantese G. More...

Downed pole

While attempting to park on the shoulder of N. Peachtree Street, a trailer from a Tribe semi broke a cable/telephone pole, leaving low-hanging wires that struck the ladder rack of a work van from Norcross, Georgia. More...

Students observe Labor Day by sharing career aspirations

With Labor Day approaching, we at The Lincoln Journal were curious as to what careers the citizens of tomorrow are leaning toward – in other words, we asked them what they want to be when the grow up. More...

Early deadline for Sept. 4 issue is Friday at 2 p.m.

In observance of Labor day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, September 1. The deadline for all news and advertisements for the September 4 edition of the paper will be 2 p.m. on Friday, August 29. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! More...

News

Authorities from five states partner with Georgia to combat impaired driving

Partying may be how most people will end their summer this Labor Day, but Georgia law enforcement and their partners across state lines will be on the lookout in case motorists take that party on the road by driving impaired. More...

Dove season opens Sept. 6

September is rapidly approaching, do you know where you will be on opening day of dove season and who is headed out with you? The Georgia dove season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. More...

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, www.agr.georgia. gov. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter. Q: Is it safe to eat raw okra? More...

People

Willis, Browning to exchange vows in service Dec. 13

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Weems Willis are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Chelsey Willis, to Nicholas Paul Browning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Nicholas Browning of Louisville, Kentucky. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited with us Thursday afternoon. l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman brought supper on Friday night. We enjoyed our meal and their visit. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited with us Saturday afternoon. More...

Willis and Browning honored with engagement party July 26

The Volstead was the setting for the celebration of the engagement of Chelsey Willis and Nick Browning on July 26, 2014. Chelsey wore a lovely sapphire blue dress which featured wide lace straps crossed on the back of the dress. More...

Obituaries

Maudie Byrd

Mrs. Maudie Byrd, age 93, of Vidalia, Ga., entered into rest Sunday, August 17, 2014 in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 19 in the chapel of Ronald V. More...

Jessie Mae Davis Crozier

Mrs. Jessie Mae Davis Crozier, 94, wife of the late Clint S. “Bo” Crozier, formerly of Washington St., entered into rest on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Westwood Extended Care, Evans, Ga. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Grand jury indicts Partlow on charges of malice, felony murder

Courtney Deon Partlow, 30, of Lincolnton was indicted on two counts of malice murder and two counts of felony murder by the Lincoln County Grand Jury, which convened Thursday, August 14, with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. More...

Spc. Kitchens honored by Legion Post 194 for service in Afghanistan

A special ceremony was held by members of American Legion Post 194 in honor of Matthew Kitchens, specialist fourth class with the 124th Engineering Company of the South Carolina National Guard out of Saluda. More...

Smith arrested by deputies on drug charges

Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies arrested Jason Smith, 32, of Lincolnton after receiving information about possible illegal drug activity. More...

Registration for soccer season now underway

Registration for the Lincoln County Recreation Department Soccer Program is currently underway. More...

McMurry to be guest speaker at History in the Park Sept. 4

Richard McMurry, respected historian, scholar, humorist, author, and lecturer on Civil War topics, will be the guest speaker for the sixth installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historic More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Remembering Danburg

Author’s Note: The next several columns will feature stories that will appear in Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It, now in production at the USC Press. More...

Sports

Red Devils stampede Chiefs 49-8 in season opener

New head coach Kevin Banks was all smiles as he greeted supporters - special teams. the night. - season. - - season. More...

Mickey Mantle was hero of heroes

BASEBALL’S BEST

- Mantle. The small town - - on his high school team in Commerce to the pinna- - Stadium. More...

Lockhart named Player of the Week

Stan Tankersley (l) of Farm Bureau Insurance presents a football to Lakeith Lockhart, who was named the “Player of the Week” for the LCHS-McCormick game, while Head Football Coach Kevin Banks looks on. More...

Worship

Church of the Mediator hosts fall film series

Last fall the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, 214 Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington, Georgia launched a series of Wednesday night dinners, each followed by a short film and open discussions, all centered on questions of life. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information. AA meeting More...