December 11, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber announces parade winners

Although the weather was overcast and a bit chilly, a large crowd turned out for the 2008 Lincolnton Holiday Parade held Saturday, December 6. More...

Early deadlines

In observance of the Christmas holidays, the deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the Thursday, December 25, edition of The Lincoln Journal is Wednesday, December 17, at 5 p.m. More...

Holiday parade winners

LINCOLN COUNTY COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP Mr. and Miss Holidays First Place -- Novelty Float More...

News

Holiday on Main Saturday

Holiday on Main will take place on Saturday, December 13th beginning with a parade at 10:00 a.m. Immediately following the parade the MACK will be serving free soup and cornbread. Gourmet Coffee and desserts will also be available for purchase. More...

Front of the Class

Front of the Class, a new "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation which aired on CBS December 7, 2008 at 9 PM. More...

Scholarships major consideration at Colonial Dames Nov. meeting

Mrs. Virginia White, president, from Thomson introduced Mrs. More...

Opinions

Political Cartoon

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TO THE EDITOR

We need your help!

TO THE EDITOR: In past years it has become apparent that our lakes must be managed in a different manner as the current method is simply not working. More...

Sports

Devils put up the yards but Wesleyan gets the score 20-12

The Lincoln County High School Red Devils played in their last game of the season on Friday, December 3, 2008. More...

Obituaries

Mary Margaret Dunford

Ms. Mary Margaret Dunford, 64, of South Peachtree Street, entered into rest on Friday, December 5, 2008 at Wacama Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Graveside service were held at 2 p.m. More...

James Daniel Hardy

James Daniel "Dan" Hardy, 67, of Greensboro, Ga., entered into rest Monday, December 1, 2008 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, at Bethel Baptist Church in Union Point with Rev. More...

Donald Lamar Williams

Mr. Donald Lamar Williams, of Broad River Scenic Drive, entered into rest on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. More...

Amanda Gay crowned Miss LCHS

The winners of the Miss LCHS Pageant held Thursday, December 4, in the school auditorium were: (lr) Brittany Perkins, Miss Photogenic; Breauna Jenkins, First Runner-Up; Amanda Gay, Miss LCHS; and Liz Dunaway, Second Runner-Up and Miss Congenial More...

McCrimmon publishes second book

One of the newest additions to the Lincoln County Library is a book titled "Memoirs and Records of John Cullars McCrimmon," published recently the author. More...

Election results

Lincoln County followed the state's lead, with Saxby Chambliss receiving 67.58 percent (1,461 votes) of the vote to defeat Jim Martin for a seat in the United States Senate. More...

Griffin explains rezoning variances and special use

Many times, words are used, but the exact meaning is unclear. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

All I want for Christmas is a…. colonoscopy?? First of all, that's not true, but it's what I'm getting anyway—for the third time. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Say no to extended warranties

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Martha Partridge Family & Consumer Science Agent Lincoln & Wilkes Counties Have you purchased any kind of electronic devices such as home appliances, audio-visual equipment, or computers lat More...

Across The Savannah

Saviors of Southern Treasures

I love stories about someone who finds a painting in an attic only to discover an old master's work hides beneath the surface. Remove the top layer and there it is, a masterpiece. I write a lot of travel pieces. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Jonathan Wright was a lunch guest on Friday with his grandparents, William and Lee Bentley. .. More...

Crystal Renee Meredith to wed Jonathan Mark Wright March 14

Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Lee Russel of Evans, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Crystal Renee Meredith to Jonathan Mark Wright, son of Dr. and Mrs. Al Wright of Waynesboro, Georgia. More...

Jessica Reni Corbett weds Hubert Ray Lathery Nov. 15

Jessica Reni Corbett and Hubert Ray Lathery were united in marriage on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at Victorian Wedding Chapel in Aiken, S.C. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC A petition for a rezoing amendment has been filed with the City Council requesting that property located on 140 Drinkard Street, Lincolnton, GA 30817 owned by Custom Rentals, 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...