May 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Actors needed for outdoor drama at Elijah Clark Park

General Elijah Clark, revolutionary war hero and namesake of the state park located in Lincoln County, will come to life in an outdoor drama to be presented this summer. More...

Scruggs drops in for a visit

Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs, 82, was in town to watch Lizzie Long of Lincolnton and Nashville perform at the 19th Annual Lewis Family Homecoming & Bluegrass Festival held May 4-6 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Bluegrass Month in Georgia

Governor Sonny Perdue recently signed two proclamations, one designating May as "Bluegrass Month in Georgia," while commending Norman Adams and Tony Anderson for promoting the Lewis Family Homecoming and Bluegrass Festival each year and the other, re More...

News

NASCAR comes to THS

The excitement of NASCAR comes to Thomson High School during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life event. More...

Leathersville News

Mr. and Mrs. Otis Freeman, Mr. and Mrs. Barry Crosby, B.J. and Bailey have been visitors of Mrs. Marcia Weaver and Allen Weaver. More...

A brave fella!

Alma Amason took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal More...

People

Isabella Dawkins celebrates third birthday on two occasions

Isabella Hughes Dawkins, daughter of Tommy and Nancy Dawkins, turned three years old on April 12, 2006. More...

Easter egg hunt and party

Over the Rainbow celebrated Easter on Friday, April 14 with an Easter egg hunt and party. The pre-school class was treated to a picnic lunch and egg hunt at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Radford, hosted by Beth Ashmore. More...

Leverett receives BS degree from Savannah State

Ashley M. Leverett received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Savannah State University's 168th commencement exercise held Saturday, May 6, 2006. More...

BOE adopts tentative budget; millage rate should not increase

A tentative FY 2007 General Fund Budget of $11,762,321 was approved by the Lincoln County Board of Education at its regular monthly meeting held Tuesday, May 2. More...

ACS Relay for Life kicks off Fri. at Buddy Bufford Field

The Fifth Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will officially begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12, at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Elbert Co. sheriff needs help in locating juvenile

Barry Haston, sheriff of Elbert County, has asked local residents to be on the lookout for Stephanie Kendra Dove who has been missing since April 26. More...

LCHS will face Athens Academy in state playoffs

The first round of the state baseball playoffs is set to begin Friday, May 12, at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

Emergency personnel to be honored during EMS Week

The 33rd annual "National EMS Week," sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), will be celebrated May 1420. More...

Promotion ceremony

The Ninth Annual Eighth-Grade Promotion Ceremony will be held Tuesday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in the LCMS/LCHS Gymnasium. More...

Editorial Page

This Week in Washington

Georgia's 9th District speaks out on immigration

There can be no doubt where Northeast Georgia stands on immigration. 5,162 persons responded to our online poll on what to do about America's illegal immigration crisis, and they spoke with a near universal voice. More...

I'm in a rather pensive mood this morning so I am mentally reevaluating my life to see what needs to change, what attitudes need to go, which ones need to stay, and to figure out pretty much why I am the way I am. More...

Medicare Part D prescription drug plans not subject to state regulations

With a May 15 deadline to join a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan offering coverage for 2006, Insurance Commissioner John W. More...

Obituaries

Andy McNeil Andrews

Andy McNeil Andrews, 18, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest on Saturday, May 6, 2006. More...

Mitchell Flanigan

Mr. Mitchell Flanigan, husband of Ann Chafin Flanigan of Washington Highway in Lincolnton entered into rest on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at his residence. He was 71. More...

Norma Wolfe Steed

Mrs. Norma Wolfe Steed, 83, of Florence Street, entered into rest on Saturday, May 6, 2006 at Wills Memorial Hospital. More...

Public Notices

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLICATION In the Superior Court Lincoln County More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

A 4-Man Scramble Golf Tournament will be held Sat., May 13 at Rocky Branch Golf Course. The cost is $150 per team and the proceeds will benefit the Lincoln County Food Pantry and Ministerial Association. More...