May 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Athletes recognized during awards ceremony May 14

Approximately 300 people attended Athletic Awards Night held Thursday, May 14, in the school cafeteria. The event was sponsored by the Lincoln County Athletic Booster Club in conjunction with the LCHS Athletic Department. More...

Ronnie Lane and others to perform at park Sat.

A "Shag Extravaganza" will be held Saturday, May 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street. The event will feature musician Ronnie Lane and his friends Tom Griner, Frank Brittingham, and Freddie Reynolds. More...

Journal to close in observance of Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 25. The deadline for all news items and advertisements to appear in the May 28 edition of the newspaper is Friday, May 22, at 5 p.m. More...

News

Battle of Stone River to be presented May 25

Mr. Dan Brown will present "The Battle of Stones River" to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Monday evening, May 25, at 6:00 p.m., at The Jockey Club restaurant on The Square in Washington, Ga. More...

Commencement exercises held at Briarwood Academy May 15

Commencement exercises for the 17 members of the Briarwood Academy Class of 2009 wiere held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 15, at the Clinton H. Grant Field House at Briarwood. Baccalaureate services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Upcoming events at the MACK

Artist Sharon Taylor Padgett is offering another of her very popular Acrylic Painting Workshop on Saturday, May 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Everyone that took this workshop last time raved about it! More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

Crash course in road reality

TO THE EDITOR: It's Click It Or Ticket time in Georgia and anyone who complains about getting a ticket for not buckling-up deserves a crash-course in road-reality even though the numbers often seem surreal. More...

Obituaries

Carolyn Price Fendley

Mrs. Carolyn Price Fendley, 66, formerly of the Beulah Community, entered into rest Friday, May 15, 2009 in Louisville, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 18, at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Markham officiating. 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...

County receives grant to replace old ambulance

Lincoln County EMS received a $71,428.57 grant for the purchase of a new ambulance from the EMS Vehicle Replacement Grants Program, which is administered by the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission (GTCNC). More...

LCMS sixth and seventh-graders honored at academic reception

"Achieving Excellence" was the theme of the 21st Annual Sixth and Seventh-Grade Academic Reception held Tuesday, May 12, in the school cafeteria. More...

Vehicular homicide charges are filed against Johnson

An arrest warrant was issued charging Michael Johnson, 27, of Lincoln County with first-degree vehicular homicide for his involvement in an accident that occurred on Double Branches Road at 3:13 a.m. December 14, 2008. More...

Library hosts art exhibition

The Lincoln County Library is currently hosting a Morris Museum of Art Panel Exhibition titled "Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats Along the Way: the Paintings of John Baeder." Pictured with the 18-panel exhibit are Alisha Brown (l) and Crystal Ju More...

Youth urged to register for work readiness prog.

Using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, "Reach and Soar," comprised of concerned citizens in the community, will sponsor a summer work readiness program for local youth. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

H1N1, better known as swine flu, is apparently on its way out, and none too soon. Piggy pox, as I like to call it, is no laughing matter. More...

Chamber Spotlight

With summer fast approaching, are you ready for some fun in the sun and an evening filled with excitement? If so, make plans now for this year's Thunder Over Thurmond! More...

Across The Savannah

An Economy For the Birds

I was on my way to buy sunflower seeds for my bird feeders, which the squirrels, especially, appreciate. Along the way, I passed a vagabond perched holding a sign, "Will work for food." I see guys like him a lot. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. William and Lee Bentley visited Tommy and Jane Young in McCormick Tuesday morning. .. Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon. .. More...

Mickens graduates from basic training at Lackland AFB

Air Force Airman Alex A. Mickens graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Wells and Berry honored with couple's shower

Joseph Wells and Bridgett Berry were honored at a couple's lawn and garden and stock the bar shower Saturday evening, May 2, at the Washington-Wilkes Country Club Pavilion. More...