September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

New councilmen are named; City awarded CDBG grant

The three seats up for grabs on the Lincolnton City Council has been filled. The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Monday, September 10. More...

Local man loses life in accident on Thomson Hwy.

A Lincoln County man lost his life in a one-car accident that occurred at about 3 a.m. Saturday, September 8, on the Thomson Highway, according to a report issued by the Georgia State Patrol Post in Washington. More...

News

Authors Night in McCormick

McCormick County Friends of the Library will hold Authors Night, Thursday, September 20. The guest author is mystery writer Dr. William Rawlings, Jr., Sandersville, Ga. He will speak on "The Anatomy of a Thriller", at 7 p.m. More...

USDA seeks public comment on Emergency Conservation Prog.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) announces it will hold a series of public meetings to solicit comments on the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP). More...

Registration for ACT test ends Sept. 21

The next ACT test will be administered on October 27, 2007. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by September 21 - the deadline for having the registration postmarked. More...

Sports

Devils beat Harlem 24-7, travel to W-W this Fri.

The Lincoln County Red Devils warmed up for the second game of the 2007 football season at Harlem High School. The Devils went into the game with one previous win this season. Harlem hoped to rally for their first win this season. More...

Obituaries

Susie Bowick Andrews

Mrs. Susie Bowick Andrews, 96, of Hwy. 220 W. entered into rest Friday, September 7, 2007 at Self Regional Medical Center, Greenwood, S.C. Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 9 at Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

Mitchell Thomas Crook

Mitchell Thomas Crook, 37, of Hephzibah Church Road entered into rest on Saturday, September 8, 2007 in Lincoln County, Ga. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 10 at Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

Major Ulysses Elam, Sr.

Mr. Major Ulysses Elam, Sr., 47, entered into rest on Saturday, September 8, 2007. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12 at Mulberry CME Church with Rev. Larry Fryer officiating. Mr. More...

Public warned to beware of possible telemarketing scam

The public is urged to beware of a possible telemarketing scam targeting local business owners. More...

Elijah Clark Bluegrass Festival gets underway Friday at park

The Sixth Annual "Elijah Clark Bluegrass Festival" will be held Friday, September 14, through Sunday, September 16, at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Park ranger dies as the result of a one-car accident

Major Ulysses Elam, 47, of Norwood, the senior park ranger at Elijah Clark State Park, passed away Saturday, September 8, at the Medical College of Georgia from injuries sustained in a one-car accident that occurred Tuesday, September 4. More...

Miss LCHS Pageant tonight

The Miss LCHS Pageant will be held tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. More...

Editorial Page

College & Career Corner

Everyone knows the "3Rs" of education - reading, writing and arithmetic - but few are aware that a fourth R has been added to the mix: retrieval skills. More...

Food for Thought

September is National 5 A Day Month. The theme for this year is "5 A Day, The Color Way: Energize and Mobilize!" It is very important to eat a colorful variety every day. If you find yourself eating the same types all the time, try something new. More...

People

Moore graduates with bachelors degree from Berea

Trent Moore graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Berea College located in Berea, Kentucky. Trent is a 2003 graduate of Lincoln County High School and is the son of Peggy and Jim Rigsby of Madison, Ga. More...

Rain dance

Elizabeth Allen, dressed in authenic Indian attire recently performed a rain dance at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

A trip to Hilton Head

Louise Harris took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal, as she and her husband, Melvin, enjoyed four days in Hilton Head Island celebrating their ninth anniversary. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Sept. 25 and Oct. 23. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...