February 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Fox makes Lincolnton a stop on his trip around the world

Steve Fox, a native of British Columbia, Canada, pedaled through Lincolnton last week on his bicycle trip around the world. More...

Dev. authority receives grant for industrial park improvements

The news was twice as nice for Lincoln County when Governor Sonny Perdue announced the recipients of more than $17 million in grant and loan awards from the OneGeorgia Authority. More...

News

Norwood, Perdue push to fix PeachCare funding

Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue and U.S. Rep. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Timmerman and Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Bowick were lunch guests on Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley. .. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt visited in the William Bentley home Friday afternoon. .. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Corps to give away tree seedling to lake property owners

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at J. Strom Thurmond Lake will be giving away tree seedlings to property owners living adjacent to the lake through Feb. 18. Seedlings can be picked up at the following locations on the dates indicated: .. More...

People

Rebecca Benton Willis to wed Thomas Cunningham

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Weems Willis are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Benton Willis, to Thomas Keith Cunningham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Paul Cunningham, Jr., all of Lincolnton. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Little League registration Lincoln County Little League registration is currently underway at three convenient locations, Cliatt Crossing, Farmers and Merchants Bank and Goldman & Wengrow. More...

Board hears administrators' plans and goals for new year

A new school and the upcoming SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) referendum were two of the items under discussion at the Lincoln County Board of Education's annual planning session held recently at the board office. More...

City council conducts routine business during regular meeting

Routine business was the order of the day at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, February 5. During the meeting, the council: .. Discussed the city's annual request for legislative funding. More...

Macon Co. man indicted on two counts of stalking

The Lincoln County Grand Jury convened Monday, January 29, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding. More...

Festival participants

LCHS students Jazmon Dukes (l) and Donnell Harris were selected to participate in the 57th Annual UGA Honor Band Festival held January 18-21 in Athens. After auditions, both musicians were placed in the group next to the top honor band. More...

Editorial Page

Remember when Valentines Day was fun? It was fun when we were small and decorated our own valentines with paper hearts and dotted them with glitter. More...

To the Editor

Tired of the bickering

TO THE EDITOR I was grieved in my spirit when I read the Lincoln Journal last week. More persecution for Sheriff Lawson. It seems it will never end. It looks as if the commissioners are the ones with the power struggle or this would never be. More...

News from the Georgia State Senate

This week, we passed some vital pieces of legislation that look to enhance Georgia's system of education, including legislation from Lt. Governor Casey Cagle's 2007 education package. More...

Obituaries

Rosa Mary Hawes

Rosa Mary Hawes, 64, entered into rest on Saturday, January 20, 2007 at MCG in Augusta. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 25 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Jackson Parks officiating. More...

Jennifer T. Mims

Mrs. Jennifer Lyn Tootle Mims, 54, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 30, 2007 after a sudden illness, in Athens, Ga. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 1, at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Paul C. More...