April 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life teams to hold joint fund-raisers at bank and legion Sat.

Preparations have launched into overdrive for the Seventh Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life. The teams participating in this year's relay will hold a joint fundraiser on Saturday, April 4, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Holy week services

Community Holy Week Services will be held Monday through Friday, April 6-10, at various churches throughout Lincoln County. The services will begin at 12 noon, with lunch served by the host church each day at 12:30 p.m. More...

News

Local high school students sought for preservation board

The Watson-Brown Foundation is seeking applications from high school students in the CSRA for its Junior Board program. More...

Hall to perform; Rogers to speak at women's luncheon

Spring has sprung! We see the evidence of spring's arrival by the new colors in our gardens and surrounding landscapes. We gather together with friends for "tea time" and take pleasure in the fresh air on our patios and decks. More...

Keene reception at the MACK

The Artist Reception for Dale Keene will be held Friday, April 3, 2009 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dale Keene is an accomplished artist from Aiken. Everyone is invited to attend this reception. Come visit with the artist and enjoy her work. More...

Opinions

Congratulations on championship

TO THE EDITOR: After reading so much negative political news headlining The Journal it was a thrill to read about the state literary championship. This proves that a school can be strong in athletics and academics. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Elsbeth Denton signs with Univ. of Alabama women's cross country

University of Alabama head women's cross country coach, Randy Hasenbank, announced the signing of Elsbeth Denton to a National Letter of Intent. More...

First place

Bethany Beggs, daughter of Beth and Bruce Beggs and a member of the Columbia County-based Adrenaline Girls Fast Pitch Softball Team, is shown holding the first-place trophy she and her teammates received after More...

Lunkers landed in lake

Mike Arrington and Billy Bass pictured with catfish and stripers caught last weekend on cut and live bait. The fish weighed from 1 to 54 lbs for a total of 354 lbs. Not pictured but helping with the catch were Lisa Bass, Michael Jr. 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...

First Assembly of God choirs to present passion play for community

For the fourth consecutive year, the choirs at First Assembly of God are set to present a passion play for the community. Performances will be held on Sunday, April 5, at 6 p.m. and Monday, April 6, at 7 p.m. More...

Broun meets with Major General Temple and Colonel Kertis to discuss Savannah River Basin

Paul Broun met last week with Major General Meredith Temple, the deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and Colonel Edward Kertis, district commander of the corps' Savannah Distri More...

Dukes heads to Nationals

FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapters from all over the state met this past weekend for the State Leadership Conference and Competition in Atlanta. More...

First online small business community up and running

The United States Small Business Administration's (SBA) Business Gateway Program has launched the first government-sponsored online community built specifically for small businesses. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I can only assume not a person in Lincoln County has a weight problem or else no one takes me seriously. I'm inclined to believe it's the latter. More...

Family Connection recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and April 5th is National Alcohol Screening Day. Getting kids involved in prevention efforts is the key to keeping them alcohol free. What is it? More...

Across The Savannah

The Giving Tree

Growing up, two sounds greeted me upon awakening each morning. Close by, the snarl of chainsaws being tested at Dad's shop rose and fell like some prehistoric cicada. More distant was the drone of Mr. Henry Partridge's sawmill. More...

People

Celebrating 60 years

Janis Florence Bailey and Robert L. Bailey celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 26, 2009. Janis & Robert are both originally from Lincoln County. He is the son of the late Joel and Mae Bailey. More...

Owen Brantley celebrates eighth birthday on several occasions

Owen Brantley, son of Jeremiah and Mary Ellen Brantley, celebrated his eighth birthday with a party at his grandparents house in Waynesboro, Ga. on Saturday, March 7, 2009. Owen's birthday cake was chocolate cupcakes in the shape of a number 8. More...

Leathersville News

.. Alicia Bryant visited in the William Bentley home Wednesday morning. .. Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their parents, Dudley and Susan Bryant, during the week. .. More...

Obituaries

Mary L. Tarver

Mrs. Mary L. Tarver, 81, of Lincoln Avenue, entered into rest on Friday, March 27, 2009 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Georgia. Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Worship

Ficklen Guin to mark 50 years in the ministry

Friends of Rev. Ficklen Guin are invited to join him Sunday, April 5, at Fishing Creek Baptist Church as he marks 50 years in the ministry. The celebration is being hosted jointly by Fishing Creek Baptist Church and its pastor, Rev. More...