December 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Com. Irvin grants special permit to nine flying reindeer from N. Pole

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin has granted a special 24-hour permit, waiving routine identification and other health requirements for nine flying reindeer, slated to visit the state on the evening of Monday, December 24, and during More...

Journal announces early deadlines for next two issues

Due to the Christmas holidays, the deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the December 27 edition of the newspaper is Wednesday, December 19, at 5 p.m., and the deadline for the January 3 edition is Friday, December 21, at 5 p.m. More...

Making a difference

A check for $1,050 was presented to the Lincoln County Food Pantry by Jim Rowland (c) on behalf of J & T Service Center and its employees. More...

News

Christmas tree recycling program begins Dec. 21

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Thurmond Lake will accept real Christmas trees beginning December 21 through January 8, 2008. The Christmas trees can be dropped off at Riverside Middle School on Fury's Ferry Road in Evans, Georgia. More...

Dressed for success

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) celebrated American Enterprise Day on November 15, 2007. Several students "dressed for success" by wearing business attire to school. More...

State troops prepare for impaired driving crackdown

The Georgia State Patrol is cautioning anyone who will be hosting or attending a holiday party this year to plan ahead and make sure you have a designated driver. More...

People

Long completes student teaching at Glenville State

Rebekah Long of Lincolnton has recently completed her student teaching internship at Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia. More...

Local students named to President's and Dean's List at GSU

Ida W. Scott, senior, Special Education has been named to the President's List at Georgia Southern University for the fall 2007 term. Ida has achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester. More...

Burton receives BSED degree from Ga Southern

Carrie Rees Burton received her BSED Early Childhood Education Degree from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia during Fall Commencement. 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...

County awards contract for gymnasium; e-waste trailer will remain through Jan. 5

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to award the bid for the construction of a new gymnasium to S.D. Clifton Construction, Inc. at its regular meeting held Thursday, December 13. More...

Leah Partridge will perform with the Augusta Symphony Jan. 12

The Augusta Symphony, under the direction of Donald Portnoy, will present "Diva on the Rise," featuring Lincoln County native Leah Partridge. The "Masterworks Concert" is set to take place Saturday, January 12, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Just in time for Christmas

The Lincoln County Friends of the Library (FOL) is sponsoring a drawing for a wood chipper/shredder, donated by Dianne Poteat in memory of her husband, Johnny, and an "oil on tin" rendering of the old Coca-Cola plant, painted and donated by loc More...

Life-saving gift

Those Lincoln County residents who have yet to display their house numbers for emergency personnel are encouraged to purchase the signs as Christmas gifts for themselves. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

November 22, 1920. The date scribbled in a child's hand on the top of a tattered slip of lined paper caught my eye. More...

To the Editor

Who is Santa Claus?

TO THE EDITOR Who is Santa Claus? What does he look like? Where can we find him/ her? All of these questions have been and are still important to each of us. More...

Obituaries

Walton Hardin

Walton Hardin of Washington, Ga., 86, entered into rest December 11, 2007. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Friday, December 14, at Bethel Methodist Church with Revs. Fran Connell and Calvin Ward officiating. More...

Raye Robertson Kelley

Mrs. Raye Robertson Kelley, 78, wife of the late Johnnie Kelley of Parksville, S.C., entered into rest on Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at Windermere Nursing Home, Augusta, Ga. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Dahlia M. Miller

Dahlia "Dee" M. Miller, 80, of Chattanooga, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 11, 2007. Graveside services will be announced at a later date. Dee was a member of First Presbyterian Church. More...