September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

“Joey” visits LCMS

One of the staff members from the Barn Hill Preserve out of Louisiana shows a baby kangaroo to Monica Waggoner, a student at LCMS. Recently, personnel from the Louisiana facility and a few of their “friends” visited the school. More...

County represented at Governor’s Tourism Conference held in Augusta

Lincoln County was well represented at the 2014 Governor’s Tourism Conference held Wednesday, September 3, through Friday, September 5, at the Augusta Convention Center at the Marriott. More...

New faces on campus

Two new employees have joined the Lincoln County School System’s teaching and administrative staff. They are Teresa Day, English teacher at LCHS, and Shawn Davis, LCMS guidance counselor and district parent engagement coordinator. More...

News

Corps waives day use fees on National Public Lands Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will waive day use fees at Corps-operated recreation areas in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27. More...

Goolsby will be guest speaker at CCLC meeting

The Concerned Citizens Lincoln County will meet Thurs., Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. 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. More...

Opinions

William Tecumseh Sherman

Who was this man who brought terror to Georgia?

In 2015 it will have been 150 years since Shermans’s two wings brought their scorched earth terror to Georgia. More...

Sports

Offense woes bring doom to Red Devils at Westside

Missing their starting quarterback and two offensive linemen, the Lincoln County Red Devils were no match for Westside High last Friday in Augusta. Four turnovers led to a with the Patriots. More...

Hunters must have new harvest record for deer season

Don’t forget to print a new deer harvest record and have it with you as you head to the woods on the opening day of deer season, reminds the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Stadium is gone but the memories are priceless

BASEBALL’S BEST

Area baseball fans for years and years have traveled to Augusta to see whatever team happened to be playing prof essional baseball in the stadiums there. 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...

BOC adopts final budget; approves tax levy for county

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to set the millage rate for county government at 10.22 mills, the same as last year. The action was taken at the regular meeting of the board held Thursday, September 11. More...

BOE will make up deficit in tax digest using fund balance

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to keep the millage rates for 2014 the same: 17.135 mills for maintenance and operations, with a bond millage rate of 3.755. More...

Volunteers needed to clean up trail at Elijah Clark Park

Elijah Clark State Park will host a trail clean-up in observance of “Your State Parks’ Day” Saturday, September 27. The event is set to run from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. More...

Interpress Studios will be taking photos Oct. 14-16

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will be once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal. More...

Federal funding cut to women’s services at LCHD

Federal funding for Family Planning and Women’s Services has been cut for patients utilizing the Lincoln County Health Department and other public health agencies. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Suthanuhs

One of Lincoln County’s best friends has recently moved back home to Evans and we will greatly miss her. She worked tirelessly at the County Library and anywhere else there was a need. More...

Divide and transplant your spring flowering bulbs now

Flowering bulbs, like daffodils and lilies, provide annual color to spring and summer landscapes. More...

People

Leathersville News

• Freddie and Shelia Bentley visited with us Tuesday afternoon. • Anne Wright came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and time together. • Raymond and Elaine Timmerman came on Thursday. More...

Fish fry fundraiser

Lizzy’s All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry will be held Sun., Sept. 21, 6 p.m. at Lizzy’s Farm, 3086 Long Road (off Loco Church Rd.) Lincolnton. Cost is $15. More...

Reese celebrates his third birthday with party Aug. 23

William Jackson Reese, son of Kyle and Becky Reese, celebrated his third birthday with a party at his home on August 23. More...

Obituaries

James Watson Myers

Mr. James Watson Myers, 92, of Covington entered into rest Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Rockdale Medical Center, Conyers. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. More...