August 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Making physical science fun

Students in Benton Cunningham's eighth-grade physical science classes at LCMS conducted a helicopter experiment as part of their study of the scientific method. More...

Devils take on Bulldogs Friday

The LCHS Red Devils will play a scrimmage game against the Thomson High School Bulldogs Friday, August 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Field. Admission is $5. More...

News

Round Table discussion to be held at Jockey Club Aug. 25

Dr. Mark Waters will present "The Union Attempt to Assassinate President Jefferson Davis" to the Washington Civil War Round Table meeting on Monday evening, August 25th, at 6:00 p.m. at The Jockey Club restaurant on The Square in Washington, GA. More...

Georgians urged to take precautions against WNV

The Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health reminds individuals across the state to take precautions against West Nile Virus (WNV) as experts begin mosquito surveillance and testing for arboviral diseases. More...

Irvin issues recall on two food products due to unlisted sulfites

Tommy Irvin, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner, is alerting consumers about two food products from China that have been recalled because they contain sulfites without listing them on the label. More...

People

A trip to Costa Rica

Clyde Tate, Jr., took his Lincoln Journal along to Costa Rica. He visited Liberia, Playa Flamingo and Playa Brasilito. The background of this picture was taken on the beach of Playa Flamingo. More...

Leathersville News

.. Murray Norman was a visitor in the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley on Wednesday. .. Marion and Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon. .. More...

Jenna Kinzle celebrates fifth birthday with party Aug. 16

Jenna Kinzle, daughter of Anthony and Kristina Kinzle, celebrated her fifth birthday August 16, 2008 with a Jump City Party. When first arriving, Jenna was named mayor of Jump City. 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...

County signs agreement with Wilkes Co. for water

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to sign an agreement that will allow Wilkes County to withdraw water from a hydrant near the county line for fire supression in the event of an emergency. More...

Tanner Ketchum and Wildcats finish second at World Series

One thing's for sure — Tanner Ketchum, a sixth-grade student at LCMS, did a lot more than sleep and play video games during his summer vacation. More...

GBI investigation clears two E-911 dispatchers

Two Lincoln County dispatchers have been cleared of an allegation of felony obstruction of an officer by the District Attorney's Office for the Toombs Judicial Circuit. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I was having a nice lunch with my mother and son a couple of weeks ago when a friend at a nearby table startled me by asking what I thought was a very personal question. "Mickie, are you and Alex divorced?" he asked matter-of-factly. More...

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Across The Savannah

A Sense of Place

When I watch the Weather Channel's radar of the Southeast, my mind goes back to childhood. There on the green radar map with counties outlined, I see the land of my youth, Lincoln County. More...

Sports

StandOff Studios launches a reality fishing show on Outdoor Channel

StandOff Studios, a Lincolntonbased production company, has a new fishing reality show, which premiered recently on The Outdoor Channel. More...

Catch the softball spirit!

Kerri Seymour, catcher for the Lady Devils, sits at the ready to catch another strike against Josey High School. The Lady Devils will play at home today (Thursday). Come out and support the team. More...

Obituaries

Eva J. Turman

Mrs. Eva J. Turman of Lovelace Road, Lincolnton, entered into rest Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at Lake Crossing Health Center. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 15 at Harmony Baptist Church with Rev. Freddie Neal, Sr. More...