August 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

County receives GAPs grant to enhance arts in the community

Lincoln County was recently awarded $2,578.70 in funding in conjunction with the Grassroots Arts Program (GAP). GAP is a statewide program aimed at making the arts available to a broad range of Georgians. More...

News

AARP representatives speak at CCLC August meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at 6:30 p.m. on August 21 at the Lincoln County Library. President Al Bean opened the meeting. Gerald Lawson gave the invocation then president, Al Bean led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

GOHS affirms its opposition to changing MLDA

Today in the wake of controversial coverage of efforts to lower the national drinking age from 21-to-18, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) affirmed its opposition to any attempts to change the so-called MLDA (Minimum Legal Drinking Age More...

Helpful safety tips for parents, children, drivers

With the start of each new school year, students are once again rushing to be on time, parents are getting them on their way, and drivers are going about their business, but experts say all could heed some advice on safety. More...

People

Celebrates 80th birthday

Former Lincoln County resident, Annette Poor, now living in Marietta, Ga., celebrated her 80th birthday on August 10 with family and friends at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Cynthia Poor. Mrs. More...

Leathersville News

.. Alvin Cox visited in the William Bentley home Tuesday afternoon. Jackie Bonner visited in the home Wednesday afternoon. .. Alicia Bryant visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Sunday afternoon. .. Mr. and Mrs. More...

DEACON REED ELLIS

Mr. and Mrs. David Ellis of Evans, Ga. are proud to announce the birth of their son, Deacon Reed, born Friday, August 22, 2008, 8:00 a.m., at Trinity Hospital in Augusta, Ga. More...

Obituaries

Mildred M. McAvoy

Mrs. Mildred Mansfield McAvoy, 90, entered into rest Monday, August 18, 2008 in Habersham Medical Center, Clarkesville, Ga. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 21 in Resthaven Cemetery with Michael Moore officiating. More...

Ellis Ray Saggus Sr.

Mr. Ellis Ray Saggus, Sr., 74, of Austin Road, McDonough, entered into rest Sunday, August 24, 2008 at his residence. A memorial service was held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, at Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery. More...

Gordon Ray Stone

Mr. Gordon Ray Stone, 57, entered into rest on Friday, August 15, 2008 in Edison, New Jersey. A memorial service will be held at the Lincolnton City Cemetery at a later date. Mr. Stone was born August 30, 1950 in Charleston, West Virginia. More...

Lincoln County well represented at trade expo and fishing tourney

The counties of the Clark's Hill Partnership of Georgia represented the Classic South region at the trade show held August 14-17 in conjunction with FLW Outdoors' Forrest Wood Cup. More...

Lakes hit Level III trigger; may reach Level IV in 2009

"If nothing changes within the next 12 months, we predict that we will hit Level IV (the most severe drought classification) late next summer," said Billy Birdwell, chief of the United States Corps of Engineers' Public Affairs Office in Savannah. More...

Early deadline for Labor Day

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, September 1, for Labor Day. The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the September 4 issue of the paper is Friday, August 29, at 5 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

It's not even September and we're up to our chinstraps in football again. This is Lincolnton, after all. You know, some people around here think football is a matter of life and death, but let me assure you, it's more serious than that. More...

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We need honest answers

TO THE EDITOR I read the letter on taxes in last week's Lincoln Journal. I read a month or so ago that Lincoln County taxes were going up some percentage. More...

Sports

LCHS Varsity Cheer Devil Squad attends camp at Furman Univ.

The Lincoln County High School Varsity Cheer Devil Football and Basketball Squad attended camp at Furman University July 8-11. The girls learned new cheers, chants, dance routines, and stunts. More...

Practice boat safety first this Labor Day holiday weekend

Boaters are sure to flood Georgia's waterways this Labor Day Holiday weekend, bringing the summer boating season to an unofficial end. More...

Grimaud graduates from lineman school

Drew Grimaud graduated August 14 from Southeastern Lineman School in Trenton. He has already begun working with Tri-County Electric at Santee- Cooper in South Carolina. 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...