December 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Smith will be guest speaker at EPO

The 146th Annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance will be held Thursday, January 1, at 10 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The guest speaker for the occasion is Roy Smith, Jr., mayor of McCormick, South Carolina. A native of Mt. More...

Hinesley presides over waived jury trials

Waived jury trials were held Monday and Tuesday, December 15 and 16, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Judge Harold A. Hinesley presiding. The following cases were disposed of during the proceedings: .. More...

News

DOT opens lanes for holiday travelers and issues advisory

For holiday travelers, Georgia DOT will suspend construction-related lane closures on all interstates and major state routes from 12 p.m., Tuesday, December 23 until 5 a.m., Monday, December 29. More...

Let A Jalape├▒o Dip Spice Up Your Party

(NAPSA)—Jalapeños, probably the most familiar of hot peppers, not only spice up your party as a delicious dip, they have many other beneficial qualities. More...

School Choice Campaign Launched

(NAPSA)—A new campaign is helping families learn about education reform. Studies show that every 26 seconds, a child drops out of an American high school. More...

Obituaries

Zachery T. Courtright

Zachery T. Courtright, infant son of Thomas Charles and Rebecca Parrish Courtright died Monday at University Hospital, Augusta. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Cheryl Bentley Hagan

Ms. Cheryl Bentley Hagan, 64 of Fayetteville died Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at the residence of her brother, Gilbert Bentley in Fairburn. 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...

Little sugarplums

With visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads, Noah, Lorali, and Shelby Clark listen intently as their mother, Jill, reads the classic poem "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement C. Moore. More...

Beggs honored for years of service to the community

Superior Court Clerk Bruce Beggs, whose term expires December 31, 2008, was recognized for 24 years of service to the people of Lincoln County during a ceremony held Tuesday, December 16, in the courtroom at the Lincoln County Courthouse. More...

Say it loud, say it proud

Merry Christmas!

When did we start calling Christmas the "holidays," all in the name of political correctness? Words are powerful. In ancient times, a person's name was thought to embody his character. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Before the next Journal hits the mailboxes it will be 2009. Hard to believe, isn't it? I remember thinking that the world was going to explode or something the year it turned 2000. I think I sat in a corner in my basement all day long. More...

Political Cartoon

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Did You Know?

(NAPSA)-If you're looking for easyto use ingredients for quick holiday dishes, you might try Casa Di Bertacchi meatballs. More...

People

Bridgett E. Berry to wed Joseph N. Wells May 16

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Berry Jr. of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridgett Elizabeth, to Joseph Nicholas Wells, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wells of Lincolnton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. More...

Enelow celebrates first birthday with party at home

Abigail Enelow, daughter of Jon and Jenny Enelow, celebrated her first birthday party, Saturday, November 29, 2008, at her home in Martinez, Ga. More...