April 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Southern Gospel Night to kick off bluegrass festival

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting Southern Gospel Night in conjunction with the 21st Annual Lewis Family Homecoming and Bluegrass Festival set for May 1-3 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Thieves hit Woodlawn

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is urging people in the Woodlawn Community to report any suspicious activity immediately. More...

Criminal court convenes April 21

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases when the court's April Term begins Monday, April 21, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. is the presiding judge. More...

Lawson seeks re-election to a second term as sheriff

Gerald S. Lawson has announced that he is seeking his second term as sheriff of Lincoln County. "It has been an honor to serve all the citizens of this county, and I am proud to be your sheriff. More...

News

Area health fair April 19

More than 650 people are expected to take advantage of the free health services offered at the McDuffie County Health Fair Saturday, April 19th, at Thomson High School, Thomson Georgia, from 8 until 12:00 noon. More...

Class info needed

Attention: Lincoln County High School Class of 1989. Plans are being made now for our 20-year class reunion. Your contact information is needed as soon as possible. More...

Benefit dinner for Junior Turner

The Christian Service Organization of Fishing Creek Baptist Church is planning a Country Cooking Supper 6-8 p.m., Sat., April 26. Cost is $6 for all you can eat. Take out plates will be available. All proceeds benefit Frank Turner, Jr. More...

People

Moon graduates with honors from Augusta Tech

Justin Moon recently graduated from Augusta Tech with honors. In order for a student to graduate with honors, he must achieve a cumulative program grade point average of 3.5 or higher. More...

Leathersville News

By Mrs. William Bentley

..Miss Erica Newton visited Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fizer Friday and Saturday for lunch. Alan Fizer was out for the weekend. .. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Timmerman spent the week with Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley. More...

Camping at the Cox Farm

The MPact girls group from First Assembly of God church went camping at the Cox Farm on April 6-7, 2008. The girls were accompanied by Lisa Aycock, MPact Coordinator, Bridget Lindsey, Stars Club teacher, and Shannon Cox, Prims Club teacher. More...

Worship

Live simulcast

McCormick First Baptist Church, 108 S. Oak St., McCormick, S.C., will be hosting a live simulcast: "Making Good Marriages Great" on Sat., April 26 , 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. More...

Just a little light lifting!

There's nothing better than a yard full of sand piles, lumber, and cool equipment. More...

County looks at relocating eternal flame to Post 194

If all goes as planned, the eternal flame in front of the Lincoln County Courthouse will be moved to American Legion Post 194. More...

New life-saving wheels

The Lincoln County Department of Public Safety recently took delivery of a new ambulance, MED 1 (forefront). The Ford F-450 Type I truck, which cost $105,398, was purchased with SPLOST funds. More...

Reviere to seek re-election as county coroner

Paul C. Reviere is seeking re-election to the office of coroner of Lincoln County. Prior to becoming coroner, he served as deputy coroner from 1980 to 1991. More...

Rate increases for Journal will take effect June 1

Effective June 1, 2008, there will be an increase in subscription rates for The Lincoln Journal. This marks the first rate increase in nine years. More...

Editorial Page

Article

"Ring! Ring!" Remember that sound? It's the sound your old telephone used to make and the sound I wish they all made now. More...

Cartoon

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Invest one hour, save three days

In the wake of the devastating tornadoes that hit Georgia in March, it has become clear that citizens need to be prepared for such unexpected emergencies. When disaster strikes, there is no time to prepare. More...

Obituaries

Martha Reese LeRoy

Mrs. Martha Reese LeRoy, 87 of Double Branches Rd., died Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13, at Martin's Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church with Rev. More...

John T. "Johnny" Martin

Mr. John T. "Johnny" Martin, 69 of Hephzibah Church Rd. died Sunday, April 13, 2008 at his residence. Graveside services wiere held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Allen Danner officiating. More...

Sandra Jean Richard

Mrs. Sandra "Sandi" Jean Richard, 60, of 1034 Elberton Hwy. entered into rest at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, April 11, 2008. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. 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...