October 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgians to benefit from tax holiday

Georgians will have the opportunity to purchase qualified energy as well as water efficient products, with no state or local sales tax, beginning at 12:01 p.m. Thursday, October 2, and continuing until Sunday, October 5, at midnight. More...

Beauty is free

With the stock market teetering on the brink and people riding on fumes searching for gas, it's nice to know there is still so much beauty in the world. More...

News

Christian women's retreat to be held at CDM Nov. 7-9

Ladies, are you in need of some time to retreat? Are you looking for a renewal of your spirit? A deepening of your walk of faith? Some good ole' fashioned girl time? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you need to act fast! More...

New Hope to host welcome dinner for new pastor

New Hope Baptist Church will host a welcome dinner for its new pastor, Tom Kalliokoski and his wife, Debby, on Sunday, October 5 in the church social hall immediately following the morning worship service. More...

FOL's keepsake calender is dedicated to Dianne Poteat

When copies of the Friends of the Lincoln County Library's (FOL) keepsake calendar for 2009 arrived, Dianne Poteat, genealogy librarian, was shocked to learn that her photograph appeared on the dedication page. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Graves Mountain, far more than a landmark

You can see it from the Homer Leg Bridge. You can see it from Wilkes County long before you get to it. Graves Mountain. More...

Sports

Devils win, begin prep for region games

The Lincoln County Red Devils defeated the Commerce Tigers last week. More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

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Bulldogs win first place

Tanner Aycock and Blake Beggs both on second row are picture here with the Columbia Co. Bulldogs, where they captured first place at the A-Town Throw Down Baseball Tournament this past weekend. 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...

Rock swap brings prospectors from all over U.S. to mountain

The Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, October 3, and continue through Sunday, October 5. More...

Electors urged to check voter registration status

The Lincoln County Board of Elections is encouraging local residents to check their voter registration status, especially if they have not voted within the last 2 years. More...

Chamber to host barbecue lunch at clubhouse Wed.

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is hosting at complimentary barbecue lunch for members and prospective members at the Lincolnton Clubhouse on Wednesday, October 8, from 12 until 2 p.m. More...

Several cases disposed of during pre-trial hearings

Pre-trial hearings were held Friday, September 26, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Judge Harold A. Hinesley, Jr. presiding. The following cases were disposed of during the proceedings: .. More...

Editorial Page

Worthy of consideration

TO THE EDITOR In last week's Lincoln Journal, "tax defender" was at it again! But his logical arguments hardly exceeded the name-calling, using descriptors such as innately stupid, ignorant, deceitful, cruel, and dishonest. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

A smear campaign of the ugliest sort has invaded our little town and it makes me both mad and sad. Mad, because I despise seeing and hearing people, who are supposed to be adults, act like children by resorting to name calling and finger pointing. 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...

People

Fiddles & Vittles in Warrenton

Please, join us October 4, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in downtown Warrenton, Ga. for our 2nd Annual Fiddles & Vittles, a food and music fest. Hometown Warrenton, Inc. presents this first Saturday event as a kick-off to the fall season. More...

Bailey to speak at luncheon Oct. 8

The Savannah River Christian Women's Connection Luncheon will be held on Wed., Oct. 8, at Tar Country Club from 12:30 - 2 p.m. The cost of the luncheon is $13. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Jackie Bonner visited Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Monday afternoon. Marion Cliatt visited Monday morning. .. Marion and Hilda Cliatt and William and Lee Bentley were lunch guests together on Tuesday. .. Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Leola Jones Mercier

Mrs. Leola Jones Mercier of Anthony Street, entered into rest on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24 at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Rev. Jesse W. Johnson officiating. More...

Paul Norman

Mr. Paul Norman, of Conyers, Ga., 65, entered into rest Tuesday, September 23, 2008. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 27 at Antioch AME Church in Conyers, Ga. Interment followed at 2 p.m. More...

Gordon R. Stone

Mr. Gordon R. Stone, 57, of Edison, New Jersey, entered into rest on Friday, August 15, 2008 at JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. More...