December 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man killed during car chase; driver hospitalized

A Lincoln County man was killed in a one-car accident that occurred at approximately 3:17 a.m. Sunday, December 14, on Double Branches Road. 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...

Lewis Family Christmas Special

The 54th Annual Lewis Family Christmas Special will be aired on WJBF Channel 6 on Sunday, December 21, at 3 p.m. The program is set to feature favorites, both old and new. The selections include: .. More...

News

Colonial Christmas at park

Over sixty-five visitors enjoyed a colonial style Christmas at Elijah Clark State Park on Saturday, December 13. Pictured are: front row (Lr): Brandon Farley of Milan, Ga, Lilly and Jacob Block of Allendale, S.C. More...

DHR offers assistance in identifying and reporting incidents of elder abuse

The Department of Human Resources Division of Aging Services (DAS) forensic specialist is promoting training/education to first-responders and mandated reporters on identifying and reporting elder abuse. More...

Dixie Divas in the Kitchen to premiere on GPB Dec. 20

"Southern women and cooking go together like cornbread and buttermilk," says popular columnist and best-selling author Ronda Rich. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE OF INCORPORATION Notice is given that, articles of incorporation, which will incorporate Saleen & Associates, Inc., have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code (O.C. 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...

Harrises talk about the joys of adoption

"As I look back over my life, I realize that I have experienced many things that I most likely wouldn't have experienced in my 'birthtown.' Lincoln County is full of wonderful people, and I am blessed to have met some of them. More...

Vance Tarver wins big at Southern Kicking Classic

Red Devil Vance Tarver joined an elite group when he became only the second athlete to place in all three events — field goals, punting, and kickoffs — at the annual Southern Kicking Classic held at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia More...

A river runs through it, again!

Lincoln County was blessed with six inches of drenching rain last week. In fact, lake levels, which have been hovering around 314 feet above mean sea level (msl), had risen to 317.24 msl on Tuesday, December 16. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Dear Hearts, every year about this time I try and convey to you the beautiful sentiments and warm fuzzy feelings that surround us all at Christmastime. Well, I'm done with that. More...

Don't bring firewood to parks

The Georgia Forestry Commission and Georgia State Parks are sounding the alarm on a camping activity that can cause serious damage to our forests. More...

Art classes at the MACK

Clint Scott will begin his next art class on Jan. 6 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday at this time from January 6 - February 5, 2009. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Jackie Bonner visited in the William Bentley home Friday afternoon. .. William and Lee Bentley and Buddy and Nobie Dean Hawes enjoyed the Christmas Parade in Troy Saturday afternoon. Buddy was a participant in the parade. More...

Obituaries

Linda Florence Borst

Mrs. Linda Florence Borst, 59, of Crown Heights Way entered into rest on Monday, December 15, 2008 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. More...

Prealo Hogan

Mr. Prealo Hogan of Lincolnton entered into rest Thursday, December 4, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 7, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Crawford officiating. More...

Robert James Myers

Mr. Robert James Myers, 98, of Warrenton, Ga., entered into rest December 10, 2008. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 12, at the Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Steve Rayner officiating. Mr. More...