September 11, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Hannah Clark memorialized

A wreath was laid on Hannah Clark's gravesite, located at Elijah Clark State Park, to mark the anniversary of her death on August 28, 1827. More...

The road to construction begins

Site work has begun in preparation for the construction of a new high school, located off of Metasville Road. If all goes as planned, the school should reach completion in July of 2010. More...

News

What is Walk Georgia?

Walk Georgia is an 8-week program to increase your physical activity in a fun, community-oriented way. More...

Online edition goes pay-per-view

Rising website design and hosting costs have forced The Lincoln Journal to go to a paid subscription module for its online edition, effective October 1. More...

TIP DIE-BACK

Tip die-back of redbud (Cercis canadensis) may be caused by saturated soil, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Redbuds are very intolerant of "wet feet" caused by prolonged wet soil and high humidity. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Irene Bailey visited in the William Bentley home on Sunday and attended church services at Salem Baptist Church on Sunday, August 30. .. More...

LCMS/HS menus

BREAKFAST THURSDAY, SEPT. 11 Sausage, biscuit, grits, juice, milk FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 Chicken, biscuit, grits, juice, milk MONDAY, SEPT. 15 Sausage pancake on a stick, oatmeal, juice, milk TUESDAY, SEPT. More...

Normans honored by children with 50th anniversary celebration

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Norman were honored with a celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday afternoon, August 23, at the Woman's Club in Washington, Ga. The happy occasion was hosted by their children, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lewis and Mr. More...

Obituaries

Marcus Comer Bullock

Mr. Marcus Comer Bullock, 84, of Woodlawn-Amity Road, entered into rest on Sunday, August 31, 2008 at University Hospital. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3, at Loco Baptist Church with Rev. James R. Neal officiating. More...

Frances White Bussey

Frances White Bussey, 90, of Modoc, S.C., entered into rest Friday, August 29, 2008 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby, N.C. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 31 at Modoc Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Brenda Lynch

Brenda Joyce Arnett Lynch, 62, of Turkey Creek Road, wife of H. Steve Lynch, entered into rest Friday, September 5, 2008 at Ft. Sanders Hospital, Sevierville, Tenn. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Citizens voice concerns over BOE millage rate increase

Two public hearings were held Monday, September 8, to discuss the Lincoln County Board of Education's intention to increase property taxes 15.53 percent over the rollback millage rate. More...

Digest shows 6.2-percent growth; tax bills should go out in October

As it now stands, Lincoln County residents should receive their tax bills sometime in October. The Lincoln County Tax Commissioner is preparing to send the tax digest to Atlanta for approval by the Georgia Department of Revenue. More...

Park prepares for pickin' and grinnin' at festival

The Seventh Annual "Elijah Clark Bluegrass Festival" will be held Friday, September 19, through Sunday, September 21, at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Voter registration for Nov. election set to end Oct. 6

The last day to register to vote in the General Election, set for Tuesday, November 4, is Monday, October 6. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Weddings today have become more of a circus event than the solemn ceremonies they used to be. You know how in China baby boys are favored over baby girls? I think that weddings are the reason why. More...

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Opinions

Number crunching

TO THE EDITOR I have been following the Journal's reporting on BOC and BOE tax rate setting. Preliminary data were published in the Aug. 28th edition. It appears that our property tax bills will be going up - again. More...

Justify tax increase

TO THE EDITOR Last week's headline article announced public hearings set to discuss intended education tax increases in Lincoln County of 15.53%. More...

Nonprofit and nonpolitical

TO THE EDITOR The Lincoln County Food Pantry has been a successful ministry. Churches, individuals, and businesses unify in an effort to feed those who are hungry. Volunteers give of their time in order to help others in need. More...

Sports

Devils demolish McCormick 49-0 in early game

The Lincoln County High School Red Devils played against the McCormick Chiefs on Thursday, September 4. This game was, just like the game against the Thomson Bulldogs, rescheduled from Friday due to weather concerns. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE Probate Court of Lincoln County Re: Petition of Pat Hardaway for discharge from office as administrator of the estate of Robert Lee McGee, deceased. 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...