July 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Tom Poland will entertain readership with tales from Across the Savannah

The Lincoln Journal is pleased to announce that home-grown author, Tom Poland, will enhance the local flavor of the paper by writing a weekly column titled "Across the Savannah." The column will deal with just about anything and everything. More...

The heat is on!

With blistering temperatures in June, local residents are wondering just how hot is it going to get in July and August. 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...

News

DNR urges boaters to use good judgement on water

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) reminds people to refrain from drinking alcohol while operating a boat or personal watercraft (PWC). More...

Homeowners guide to hiring a contractor

Every year Georgia homeowners are taken advantage of by unscrupulous contractors. More...

TRIM STEMS

To produce the largest flowers, keep the main stems of dahlias free of side shoots, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Allow only the terminal bud to develop in larger varieties. A single stalk is the best. More...

People

San Francisco here we come!

Rev. and Mrs. Terry Bonds and Allen recently visited San Francisco, California. They enjoyed riding cable cars, walking up Lombard (Crooked Street), visiting China Town, Fisherman's Wharf, several unique restaurants and of course shopping. More...

Article

The love story below is an excerpt from a book in which Lou Workman Souders was a contributing author. Lou is the daughter of Helen and Jim Workman, formerly of Lincolnton and McCormick, who now live in Clemson, South Carolina. More...

Retirement luncheon

A retirement luncheon was held for (L-r): Helene Rhodes, Ray Holloway, Sadie Harris, and Garnett Wallace on the last day of post planning. They were given gifts from the board of education, presented by Dr. More...

Risky business

Water levels are Clark's Hill Lake are dangerously low, running almost 11 feet below full pool. In light of the four water deaths that have already occurred this year, More...

Bennett to perform with Georgia's Redcoat Band

"Ever since I can remember, the only thing I have ever wanted to do was twirl a baton," said Julie Bennett, who has been a featured twirler with the LCHS Red Devil Pride Marching Band for the past five years. More...

Advanced voters may cast ballots at Lincoln Center

Advance voting in the Georgia General Primary will begin Monday, July 7, and continue through Friday, July 11, at the Lincoln County Elections and Registration Office, located in The Lincoln Center at 160 May Avenue. Office hours are from 9 a.m. More...

Experts offer tips for photographing fireworks at lake

With the "Thunder Over Thurmond" fireworks extravaganza set for Saturday, July 5, at 9:30 p.m., many shutterbugs are wondering just what they need to do to get the best photographs possible. More...

Officers patroling for impaired drivers

Georgia StateTroopers, along with officers from the Georgia Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Motor Carrier Compliance and Capitol Police divisions, are teaming with law enforcement officers from local police and sheriffs' departments across Geor More...

Martin's Crossroads VFD will send out membership notices

Residents of the Double Branches Community should take note that membership notices for the Martin's Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department are being mailed out this week. More...

Editorial Page

TO THE EDITOR

No warnings, no excuses

TO THE EDITOR: As Georgians begin making their vacation plans for the upcoming July Fourth festivities, please remember there are two activities that never mix well on our holiday social calendar: Drinking and Driving. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Winds of Fate

Jacquelyn Johnson asked me to write columns for the Journal and I thought, well why not, though I do live 100 miles away in Shamecockville. But that's okay. I'm from Lincolnton and a Bulldog, and Dawgs rule like kings over here. More...

Cartoon

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Sports

Softball camp

All upcoming fourth-eighth graders are invited to attend Lincoln County Softball Camp on July 18 and 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the LC Recreation Department. The cost is $35 per person and it includes a camp t-shirt. 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...