July 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

School supplies to be given away by Family Connection Aug. 4-7

A "Back-to-School Give-Away" is being sponsored by Lincoln County Family Connection beginning Monday, August 4, and continuing through Thursday, August 7. From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

School's in session

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office conducted "active shooter" drills at LCMS on Monday, July 28. Twelve local law enforcement officers participated in the training session. More...

News

Traveling the mediterranean

David and Nancy Pund took their Lincoln Journal along on their Mediterranean Cruise. They visited Genoa, Savona, Ischia, and Palermo, in Italy. They went to the city of Tunis in Tunisia, North Africa for some shopping and a show. More...

Ga. jalapeno peppers and salsa found negative for salmonella

Samples of fresh jalapenos and salsa grown and produced in Georgia have tested negative for Salmonella. More...

Fund set up

A fund has been established at Farmers State Bank to aid the Beggs family. The funds collected will help defray medical expenses associated with the cancer treatment and meet the needs of the Beggs family. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Martha Flanigan visited in the William Bentley home recently. .. Alvin Cox, Mrs. Thomas Young, and Raymond Timmerman visited in the William Bentley home Thursday afternoon. .. More...

Rachels, Padgett exchange vows in ceremony July 12

Christie Rachels and Robert Padgett were united in marriage at six o'clock in the evening on July 12, 2008 at the Westin Beachfront Resort in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The bride was given in marriage by her son, Cason Chalker. More...

Successful fishing trip

Murray T. Norman took his grandchildren fishing in one of his farm ponds on the evening of July 8th. They had a very successful outing as they caught five large catfish and one snapping turtle. The catfish weighed thirty-five pounds. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

INVITATION TO BID Lincoln County Board of Education requests sealed bids from General Site Contractors for construction of: Project Name: Site improvements for new Lincoln County Middle/High School, Metasville- Lovelace Rd, Lincolnton, Lincoln Co More...

Tax holiday just in time for back-to-school shopping

Local residents are reminded that Georgia's "back-to-school" sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 Thursday, July 31, and continues until midnight Sunday, August 3. More...

Chief Justice attends summer GACP training conference

As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Lincolnton Police Chief Jim Justice recently attended the 41st Annual Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) Summer Training Conference. More...

Little Devils!

The Lincoln County Youth Football Camp was held Monday, July 28, through Wednesday, July 30, at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I really wish I could find something funny to say about the "C" word but I can't. Let a doctor say "cancer" to you and see how hard you laugh. Three years ago I heard the dreaded word. More...

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Across The Savannah

Our vanishing tenant homes

The South is surely losing a picturesque part of its past. I'm talking about tenant homes: those stately little shacks that provide one last glimpse of a vanquished culture. As a boy, I used to see them everywhere. More...

Sports

Thriller at halftime

Camp for the LCHS Red Devil Pride Marching Band began Monday, July 21, and will continue through Friday, August 1. This year's halftime show will feature the music of Michael Jackson. More...

Obituaries

Dr. William F. Dawkins

Dr. William Floyd "Bill" Dawkins, 61 of Dalton, Georgia entered into rest Friday, July 25, 2008 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga. Cryptside services were held at 5 p.m. More...

Jenita Phillips

Miss Jenita Phillips, 65, of Lyons, Georgia, entered into rest early Sunday morning, July 20, 2008, at her residence after an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23 at Mt. Moriah Methodist Church with Revs. 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 5:30 p.m. More...