December 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens encouraged to be wary of certain solicitors

Citizens need to be wary of certain solicitations they may receive by mail, fax, or e-mail, according to Bruce Beggs, clerk of Lincoln County Superior Court. More...

Journal announces early deadlines for Christmas holidays

Due to the Christmas holidays, the deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the Thursday, December 20, edition of The Lincoln Journal is Friday, December 14, at 5 p.m. The office will be closed December 24 through December 28. More...

Grand Old Lady celebrates 100!

A "pig pickin'," attended by friends, family members, and neighbors, was held recently to celebrate the 100th birthday of the John Marshall Price House, the "Grand Old Lady of Double Branches." The twostory, wood frame home was built of piney-w More...

Last chance to recycle

Jim Butler of the Lincoln County Code Enforcement Office rounds up his e-waste for disposal during "E-Waste Recycling Week. More...

News

Leathersville News

.. We would like to welcome our new neighbors to our community, Rev. Frank Verginio, his wife, Robin, their children, Samantha, Vincent, and Victoria, and Rev. Frank Verginio's mother, Mrs. Flo Verginio. .. Margaret NeSmith visited with Mr. More...

Sen. Johnson files legislation to freeze residential property taxes

Senate President Pro Tempore Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) pre-filed legislation today to create a Constitutional Amendment that would freeze existing residential property taxes. More...

Sheriff offers reserve prog.

Sheriff Gerald S. Lawson is proud to announce that the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is starting a reserve officer program. More...

People

Whitney Lorraine James to wed Jacob K. Richards

Mr. and Mrs. Addison James of Washington, Ga. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Lorraine to Jacob Kenneth Richards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Richards of Lincolnton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

New Beginnings

ABIGAIL ELIZABETH ENELOW Jon and Jenny Enelow of Martinez, Georgia are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Elizabeth, born November 29, 2007 at University Hospital. Abby was born at 1:18 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Watch Night Service First Baptist Church will have a Watch Night Service Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor. More...

Board informed of GHSA reclassification proposal

Routine business was the order of the day at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, December 4. During the meeting, the board: .. More...

No one injured in armed robbery at Family Dollar Store

An unidentified male, wearing a ski mask and brandishing a shotgun, entered the Family Dollar Store around closing time Thursday, December 6, and demanded money from the two cashiers on duty. More...

Just a spin around the block

A holiday parade of sorts was held Monday, December 10, when the garage adjacent to the "Sears House" on Humphrey Street was moved to the home of Renee and Ernie Guthrie on Goshen Street. More...

Angels needed

"Project Care" is running wide open at LCMS. As part of the project, members of the LCMS Junior Beta Club are selling angels to raise money to purchase Christmas presents for needy children in the county. More...

Anthony Chapel to host supper

The members of Anthony Chapel United Methodist Church have issued an invitation to the community at large to a festive Christmas supper, fol- lowed by a delightful holiday program, on Wednesday, December 19. Supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Lewis Family hosts Christmas special

Air dates have been announced for the 53rd Annual Lewis Family Christmas Special, taped recently at Sconyers Barbecue in Augusta. More...

Editorial Page

To the Editor

Sickened by bad behavior

TO THE EDITOR On Wednesday, December 5, I attended one of the saddest funerals I have ever witnessed. It was that of Michael Hendrickson of Evans...a personal friend of ours and a member of the River of Life family. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

It's time once again for "Ask Mickie," this column's feature that answers all your most pressing questions, thus proving I'm smarter than the rest of you, and a lot less bored. More...

Chamber Chatter

It's ALMOST Christmas!! Before long it will be 2008! Christmas remains the most observed and most popular holiday season. So, what is the true meaning of Christmas? Love! More...

Sports

Rec football champions

The 2007 11-12 year age group Recreation Football Champions are to be congratulated for their perfect 6-0 season. There were four teams this year in this age group. The team was coached by Dave Ashmore, Glenn Creech and Andy Wengrow. More...

Obituaries

Emily Wright Christian

Mrs. Emily Wright Christian, 74, of Simpsonville, S.C., entered into rest on Monday, November 19, 2007 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. More...

Oscar Blease Edmunds

Mr. Oscar Blease Edmunds, 91, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont, Greenwood, S.C. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 7, at Buffalo Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Norman Neal Haynes

Mr. Norman Neal Haynes, 81, devoted husband and father, entered into the eternal presence of the Lord on Friday, December 7, 2007, at the Hospice House in Greenwood. A celebration of Norman's life was held at 1:00 p.m. More...