June 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Tesa Gunby asks for help with completing science lab in Malawi

One of the world's least developed countries, Malawi, known as the "Warm Heart of Africa," is ranked 164th out of the 177 countries on the United Nations Human Development Index. Only 11 countries are poorer. More...

Newspaper sets early deadline for holiday issue

In observance of the Fourth of July, The Lincoln Journal will be closed the week of June 30 through July 4. The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the July 3 edition of the paper is Wednesday, June 25, at 5 p.m. More...

News

MCG hosts Exploring MS

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that affects the brain, nerves, and spinal cord of approximately 350,000 Americans in their twenties and thirties. Some individuals may be mildly affected while others lose their ability to write, speak, or walk. More...

Two nationwide check scams undercovered by revenue dept.

The Georgia Department of Revenue has uncovered two nationwide check scams that involve fake DOR checks and incorrect banking information. More...

New state contractor licensing requirements go into effect July 1

Governor Sonny Perdue signed the Licensing of General Contractors Bill, Senate Bill 115. Senate Bill 115 amends Chapter 41 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to residential and general contractors. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley visited Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Young in McCormick Monday afternoon. Mr. Young is better but still needs our prayers. .. Nina Rangaton spent the past week with the Chastain family. .. More...

Delisha Lynn Zellars weds Gregory O. Thomas May 31

Delisha Lynn Zellars and Gregory Omar Thomas were united in marriage at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2008 at The Richmond on Greene in Augusta. Rev. Lorenzo Heard officiated. Delisha is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Guins honored on 50th anniversary

Rev. and Mrs. Boyce Ficklen Guin Jr. were honored on the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary at a reception Sunday afternoon, June 8, in the fellowship hall of Danburg Baptist Church. The happy occasion was hosted by their children, Mr. More...

Worship

Trio to perform at St. Paul

The Dewain French Trio of Grovetown, Georgia will be performing at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Hwy. 43 in Lincolnton, on Sunday, June 29 at 6 p.m. Come hear the finger picken style of Dewain French. A love offering will be taken. More...

CRCT results good overall when compared to CSRA

The news is good for Lincoln County! For the most part, local students fared well on the CRCT (Criterion- Referenced Competency Tests), when compared to students in the CSRA as a whole, which encompasses 12 counties. More...

Partridge, Aycock win big at Steer & Heifer Shootout

Over 150 people attended the firstever Lincoln County 4-H Steer & Heifer Shootout Saturday, June 14, at Serendipity Farm, the home of Katrina and Doug Harmon on Lovelace Road. More...

Historical society looking for recipes for local cookbook

The Lincoln County Historical Society is in the process of compiling a cookbook to showcase all of the wonderful recipes Lincoln County people love to prepare. More...

Thunder Cup Softball Tourney set for tonight

Lincoln and McCormick counties will face off in the Thunder Cup Softball Tournament set for tonight (Thursday), at 7 p.m. at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex on Rowland-York Road. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My cousin has a green thumb. Mine is more brownish with little flecks of yellow on it. I love plants. I always have. I love the way they look, the fact that they produce oxygen inside my house, and for the ones that bloom, the way they smell. More...

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Citizens invited to voice their opinions on poll

Many people in Lincoln County have expressed disappointment that they would not be able to vote on the three tax related questions on the Republican Party Primary ballot on July 15 because they are going to vote in the Democratic Primary. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Smith Denison

Mrs. Nancy Smith Denison, 68 of Swainsboro died Friday, June 20, 2008 at her residence. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m., Sunday, June 22 at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. Paul C. More...

Sam Edward Mobley

Mr. Sam Edward Mobley of 3606 Chamberlain Ferry Rd. entered into rest on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at his residence. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at Jones Chapel with Rev. Wade Palmer officiating. Mr. More...

Roy Lewis Palmer

Mr. Roy Lewis Palmer, 67, of Rayle, died June 17, 2008 in MCG Medical Center. Mr. Palmer was a native of Wilkes County, the son of the late Robert Lewis Palmer and the late Joanne Yelton Palmer. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Board of elections meetings The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. More...