October 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council adopts budget; EPD bans outdoor watering

The Lincolnton City Council adopted a proposed FY 2008 General Account and Street Account Budget of $754,200 at its regular meeting held Monday, October 1. More...

National tournament competitors

The LCHS varsity policy debate teams of Abigail Minor/Nikolas Spens and T.J. Carani/Amanda Scott competed against schools from across the country at the Wake Forest University Earlybird Tournament held recently in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. More...

News

DHR accepting applications for low income assistance

The Department of Human Resources (DHR) is providing cooling assistance for low income Georgians through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of Public Affairs Tommy Irvin, Commissioner. Call Consumer Q's hotline at 1-800- 282-5852. Q: I have a large eucalyptus tree in my yard that needs to be pruned. More...

ACS offers training class to licensed cosmetologist

The American Cancer Society will hold its next Look Good....Feel Better volunteer training class for licensed beauty professionals on Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at your local American Cancer Society office in Augusta. More...

Sports

Fighting Irish are no match for Devils at 40-0

The Lincoln County Red Devils shut out the Aquinas Fighting Irish Friday night at Buddy Bufford Stadium. The packed home side of the stadium hummed with excitement like a fine-tuned Harley-Davidson motorcycle. More...

Obituaries

Billie Jane Follett

Mrs. Billie Jane Follett, 84, of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at her residence. Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Addison Belangia officiating. More...

Frank J. Moon

Mr. Frank J. Moon, 79, of Hwy. 220 East, entered into rest on Monday, October 1, 2007 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3 at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Revs. T.G. More...

Thomas Eugene Swift

Mr. Thomas Eugene Swift of Tradewinds Drive, Appling, Ga., entered into rest September 25, 2007. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 at Greenwood Baptist Church Cemetery, Lincolnton, Ga., with Rev. More...

Judge rules in favor of county; sheriff must turn over revenue

Lincoln County's petition for declaratory judgment relief, filed against Sheriff Gerald Lawson on February 16, 2007, was granted by Superior Court Judge T. Penn McWhorter of Winder in an order issued Friday, September 21. More...

Hounds will hit the mountain in search of rutile and gold

The Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, October 5, and continue through Sunday, October 7. More...

Kids to be shot at clubhouse for special edition

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

Flat Stanley on patrol

Brodi Williams of Boulder Creek, California, who is the grandson of Greg and Kelly Goddard (pictured), recently mailed "Flat Stanley" (also pictured) to Lincolnton to scout out what life is like in Georgia. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

There is a type-written letter from a disgruntled reader that I keep in the hope-chest my mother-in-law gave me. It is postmarked March, twothousand something or other. I saved it for a reason. More...

People

Anna E. Campbell to wed Alton A. Dawkins Dec. 15

Mr. Philip Bradley Campbell of Lincolnton is pleased to announce the engagement of his daughter, Anna Elizabeth Campbell to Alton Alexander Dawkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Dawkins of Lincolnton. Miss Campbell is the daughter of the late Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

.. Alvin Cox visited in the William Bentley home Monday and Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bradley visited in the home Friday morning. .. Chuck Mahaffey, Ethan Mahaffey, Bernie Silverstein and Irene Bailey were supper guests in the home of Mr. More...

HAYDEN PARKER FOX

Trey and Mandy Fox are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hayden Parker, born Monday, August 13, 2007 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Parker was born at 6:11 p.m. More...

Worship

Christian women's luncheon to be held at Tara Oct. 10

Have you ever felt like a rose with too many thorns attached to have people realize your true sweet fragrance as a woman? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Oct. 23 and Nov. 20. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...