April 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates have until April 25 to submit releases

The General Primary is set for Tuesday, July 15. Those wishing to announce their candidacy in The Lincoln Journal may do so by submitting a photograph and a press release to the newspaper prior to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. More...

Motivational speaker

Motivational speaker Milton Creagh (fourth from right), a nationally-known motivational speaker, was at LCHS Thursday, March 27, to speak to students, faculty members, parents, and community leaders about drugs, hip-hop, work ethics, and good parenti More...

Bruce Beggs announces his candidacy for sheriff

Bruce Beggs has announced his candidacy for the office of Lincoln County Sheriff. More...

Reeses rub elbows in Lynchburg

Jim Reese (far right) and his mother, Lillian Reese (second from left), attended a retirement party in Lynchburg, Tennessee, for Jimmy Bedford (far left), master distiller for Jack Daniels for the past 20 years. More...

News

Basic information on stimulus payments

You've heard about it. Now find out how to get yours. What is it? It's an economic stimulus payment that more than 130 million households will receive starting in May. More...

Consumers get answers from 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. What should I look for when buying Vidalia onions? More...

Choruses to perform

The sixth and eighth grade choruses of LCMS will perform concert versions of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" under the direction of Carolee Hobbins, LCMS/LCHS Choral director. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Miss Alicia Bryant visited Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Tuesday afternoon .. Ryan Timmerman of Greenville, S.C. and Miss Erin Timerman of Columbia, S.C. were lunch guests on Easter Sunday with their families and their grandparents, Mr. More...

Reports for duty in June

Kristy Allison, senior at LCHS, is pictured with Sgt. First Class Robert Rayford a recruiter for the US Army Reserve. Kristy received an Enlistment Bonus and Tuition Assitance grant for $81,724 from the US Army college fund. More...

Smith graduates from basic training at Lackland AFB

Alterrique (Rico) Smith graduated from Air Force Basic Training Camp at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX on March 14. Rico is a 2006 graduate of Lincoln County High School. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

GED/Adult classes Augusta Technical College and Lincoln County Family Connection are offering GED/Adult Literacy classes on Mon., Tues., and Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Wed., from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. More...

Induction ceremony

An induction ceremony was held recently for the new members of the Jorges Luis Borges Chapter of Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (National Spanish Honor Society) at LCHS. More...

Co-Op discusses plan for four-lane hwy. to Thomson

State and local leaders met Thursday, March 20, at The Lincoln Center to discuss what steps need to be taken to convert Highway 43, between Lincolnton and I-20 in Thomson, into a four-lane road. More...

Pre-trial hearings held with Dunaway presiding

Pre-trial hearings were held Thursday, March 27, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding. During the proceedings: .. More...

Broun hits the campaign trail

Congressman Paul Broun (third from right) visited Lincolnton on Thursday, March 27, as part of a fourday barn-storming tour of District 10. Earlier in the day, he campaigned in Harlem, Thomson, and Washington. More...

Tips for saving money at the pumps

With the price of gasoline and diesel fuel going through the roof and beyond, the Federal Trade Commission (FCC), the nation's consumer protection agency, has devised a list of bumper-to-bumper tips to help consumers save money at the gas pump. More...

Mandy Doss to run for clerk of superior court

Amanda (Mandy) A. Doss, deputy clerk for the Lincoln County Superior Court, has announced her candidacy for the office of superior court clerk in the General Primary set for July 15. She has served the county as deputy clerk for the past 23 years. More...

Editorial Page

Tax reform and budget pass the sen-

The legislature completed its 36th day of session on Friday. More...

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Chamber Chatter

Workplace flexibility

Employee turnover is expensive business. According to a Coca-Cola study, supermarkets spend $1.40 on employee turnover for very $1 of profit. More...

Sports

Devils drop two in a row but remain in region hunt

Lincoln County knew coming into the week that Region 7-A is a tight race, and that everybody has a chance to take the top spot. That is why the two scheduled games were very important for their chances in the race. More...

Obituaries

Sherman Medlin

Mr. Sherman Medlin, 50, of Elberton Hwy., Tignall, died Tues., Mar. 25, 2008 at Athens Regional Medical Center. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 29 at First Assembly of God with Revs. More...

Worship

Favors to speak

St. Luke Baptist Church members invites everyone to help them celebrate their pastor's first anniversary at 2:30 p.m, Sunday, April 6 at The Lincoln Center. Rev. F.D. Favors and Springfield Baptist Church of Thomson will be in charge of the service. More...