September 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Pop Lewis' life is celebrated at road dedication ceremony

"Pop would be honored, but humbled, not thinking that he deserved any of this. For you see, Pop never realized how famous he was; he didn't realize he was a star." - - Dr. More...

County adopts budget and sets tax levy for 2008

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on Thursday, September 18, to approve the FY 2009 General Fund Budget and set the tax levy. The $6,624,356 budget reflects a $355,305 increase over last year's budget. More...

News

Goldmans visit museum to view father's boots

Mark and Becky Goldman recently visited the Augusta Museum of History to view her father, Col. Clarence Manly's US Calvary boots which are currently on display along with a picture of him in the boots. More...

Georgia's unemployment rate in highest in 15 years

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 6.3 percent in August, the highest in 15 years. More...

Help replant trees in national forests destroyed by fire

The Arbor Day Foundation has unveiled a new campaign where those who join the tree-planting organization this month will help replant America's National Forests for future generations to enjoy. More...

Sports

Devils lead briefly but Abbeville wins game

The Red Devils traveled to Abbeville, South Carolina, last week to play against the Abbeville Panthers who were ranked number two in the state of South Carolina. More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

LINCOLN 3-1 14 Greene Co. 0 49 McCormick 0 23 Hephzibah 0 17 Abbeville 28 9/26 Commerce 10/3 @ Aquinas 10/17 Wash.-Wilkes 10/24 Hancock 10/31 Wilkinson Co 11/7 @ Warren Co. GLASCOCK 2-2 16 Warren Co. 22 43 SW Atl. Chr. More...

Obituaries

Frances Gaynell Goad

Mrs. Frances Gaynell Goad, 73, of Lakeside Drive, entered into rest on Monday, September 15, 2008 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. A memorial service was held at 5 p.m. 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...

Photo

Brian Godsey and Lisa Bentley, (second from right) were recently presented certificates from the Georgia Department of Education. More...

Board leaves the millage rate unchanged despite opposition

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to set the 2008 millage rate at 14.877 mills at a called meeting held Tuesday, September 16. The motion passed four-to-one, with Wayne Williford casting the opposing vote. More...

Developers of Stillwater Coves working to restructure debt

In the midst of declining real estate sales and a credit market that continues to deteriorate, Land Resource Corporation/Clarks Hill Lake, LLC, an upscale residential community development group, is in discussion with the company's senior lenders r More...

Kids to be shot for supplement at clubhouse

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in "Christmas Kids and Greetings," an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal. More...

Editorial Page

Putting investigation to rest

TO THE EDITOR I can not explain the pride I felt for my family, my community, and myself a number of years ago when I was honored with an appointment as the first African American citizen to become a Magistrate Judge for Lincoln County. More...

Tax whiners at it again

TO THE EDITOR: The tax whiners are at it again. I would like to think these people are innately stupid, but what they are is deceitful when it comes to telling the truth about property taxes in Lincoln County. More...

Seeing clearly

TO THE EDITOR I would like to publicly thank Mr. Allen Walker, Dr. Randall Edmunds, and the Lincolnton Lions Club for their recent help. Due to their generosity, I have eyeglasses now and I'm able to see clearly! More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Herman Jones visited William Bentley Wednesday morning. .. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt visited Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Saturday morning. .. Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley were lunch guests of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Power squadron participates in wounded soldier retreat

Seventeen volunteers from the Thurmond Lake Sail & Power Squadron joined in a flotilla of boats down Thurmond Lake to the National Guard Training Site just south of Plum Branch, S.C. on Saturday, August 30th. More...

Chamber Chatter

Ho! Ho! Ho! It's that time of year again! The 11th Annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival will be held on December 6, 2008 in Downtown Lincolnton. The festivities will begin at 1pm with the Holiday Parade beginning at 4:30pm. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE All creditors of the Estate of Melvin E. More...