November 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Sniders celebrate new CD with concert

Steve and Robin Snider, both natives of Lincoln County, will be in concert on Sunday, November 30, beginning at 6 p.m. at First Assembly of God to celebrate the release of the SniderBand's newest CD, Hello Sunshine. More...

News

Energy assistance program helps with home heating bills

As the colder winter months approach, the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) will once again help Georgians struggling to keep up with the cost of heating their homes. More...

Historical society to sponsor Tree of Remembrance

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2008. More...

Shoe boxes needed for children

Local volunteers are collecting simple shoe box gifts personally packed by children, families, and individuals here in Wilkes and Lincoln counties. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Rise & Fall of Colors

We've had a beautiful fall for a change. Previous autumns have been disappointing due to the drought. More...

Sports

LCMS Basketball Cheerleading Squad

The 2008 LCMS Basketball Cheerleading Squad are front row (l-r): Emily Banks, Savanna Barnett, Amanda Thurmond, Alex Bryan, Lura Shultz, Bailey Crosby; middle row (l-r): Jessie Reid, Precious Gray, Co- Captain- Chat Tutt, Captain- Jordan Ivey, Co-Cap More...

Lincoln County Middle School Basketball 2008 Schedule

Thurs., Nov 20 Taliaferro - Home 4:00 Mon., Dec 1 McCormick - Away 4:30 Mon., Dec 8 McCormick - Home 4:00     More...

Redskins no match for Devils; on to round 2

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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...

Concerned residents meet with the corps

A record crowd of 700-plus residents of Georgia and South Carolina met with the United States Army Corps of Engineers Monday, November 10, in McCormick. More...

BOE awards contract for new school to R.W. Allen & Assoc.

The Lincoln County Board of Education awarded a $21,484,000 contract to R.W. Allen & Associates of Augusta to construct a new high school off of Metasville Road. The figure represents a cost of $125 per square foot. More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Thanksgiving, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

The saying "Behind every great man is a great woman" is listed in the Dictionary of American Proverbs as having "no known source." It is not even listed in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. I have a theory about that. More...

Cartoon

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Understanding the Fair Tax

TO THE EDITOR The air waves have been saturated with commercials trashing the "fair tax." The commercials state that the "fair tax" will add a 23% sales tax (consumption tax) on the goods we buy. More...

People

Raising money for March of Dimes

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) starting asking for donations beginning October 1 for the March of Dimes, which works to help reduce infant morality and birth defects. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Jackie Bonner and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Abel visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon. Chuck Mahaffey visited Saturday. .. Franklin and Brenda Bowick were visitors and lunch guests on Tuesday of William and Lee Bentley. More...

JAXON HAWK WRIGHT

Bill and Angie Boland are proud to announce the birth of their grandson, Jaxon Hawk Wright, born to Kim and Matt Wright of Augusta, Ga. Jaxon was born November 3, 2008 at 10:37 a.m. and weighed eight pounds, ten ounces. More...

Obituaries

Diane Bailey

Mrs. Diane Bailey, 39, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest November 11, 2008 in Doctor's Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 14 at Tignall Baptist Church with Revs. Stephen Rayner and Dale Fincher officiating. More...