July 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Huddle House Secret Santa fund-raiser Sat.

The employees of the Huddle House are getting an early start to ensure that all Lincoln County children have the merriest of Christmases this year. More...

Holiday closing

In observance of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal will close on Thursday, July 2, at 5 p.m. and remain closed through the week of July 6-10. The office will reopen on Monday, July 13, at 8 a.m. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! More...

New York author gets crash course in Southern hospitality

Michelle Longo-Bloom, an author, lecturer, psychologist, and stay-athome mom, made a brief stop in Lincolnton on Monday, June 22, en route to a book signing in Charleston, South Carolina. More...

News

Cat tag is out of the bag

"The Cat Tag is out of the bag!" says Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin. He is referring to the Feline Friend license plate (also known as the Cat Tag) which is now available at tag offices throughout Georgia. More...

Licensed cosmetologists needed to teach program

The Look Good…Feel Better program is a free, national public service program to help women undergoing cancer treatment learn to cope with the appearance-related side effects of treatment and regain a sense of selfconfidence and control over More...

Fish tournament at Cox Farm

A fishing tournament for kids up to age 16 was held at the Cox Farm on Saturday, June 13, 2009. Twenty-one kids participated and 74 fish were caught. More...

Opinions

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TO THE EDITOR

Public deserves input

TO THE EDITOR When significant things (especially surprises) occur in human affairs and organizations, it is healthy to try to understand how and why. More...

Missed opportunities

TO THE EDITOR County Commission Chairman Wade Johnson has missed several opportunities to follow through on promises he had made and last week he let another opportunity slip past him. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS All creditors of the estate of Hubert Bostic Lindsey, Sr., deceased, late of Lincoln County, Georgia, are hereby required to render in their claims or demands to the undersigned according to law, 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...

BOC approves budget 3-2; no tax increase expected

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve a Temporary FY 2010 General Fund Budget of $6,146,952 at a called meeting held Thursday, June 25, in the commissioners' chambers at the courthouse. More...

Channel 6 News to promote Thunder Over Thurmond

WJBF News Channel 6 has announced plans to broadcast its 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. newscasts live from Lincoln County or its environs Friday, July 10. More...

Fireworks will light up the sky over Clark's Hill Lake July 11

The sky will be filled with hearts, stars, sunflowers, and all kinds of crossette shells when "Thunder Over Thurmond's" fireworks extravaganza gets underway at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. More...

Camp rocks with Virginia Reel

Summer camp, sponsored by Lincoln County Family Connection, is in full swing at the Walker T. Norman Gymnasium in the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

Banks welcomed to development authority

A reception was held Thursday, June 25, at the Blanchard House in honor of Ashley Banks (second from right), the new executive director of the Lincoln County Development Authority. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Day after tomorrow you will no doubt join countless others in commemorating Independence Day. Of all the 365 days in the year this is the one where flags fly in abundance and stores are inundated with patriotic paraphernalia. More...

Across The Savannah

Bound for Heartbreak City

And then it comes crashing down, this white-hot phosphorescent thing called life. Perhaps it's an anonymous tip, a suspicious change in routine, or a suggestion of unfamiliar perfume. More...

People

Women's luncheon to be held at Tara Country Club July 8

The Savannah River Christian Women's Connection will hold its luncheon Wed., July 8, 12:30 - 2 p.m. at Tara Country Club. Cost is $13 per person. Lunch guest are encouraged to make, bake or bring anything apple for our bake sale. More...

Norman family reunion slated for July 31 - Aug. 1

The Norman Family Association will be holding its bi-annual reunion celebration on Fri., July 31, and Sat., Aug. 1. More...

Lauren Tankersley graduates cum laude from the Univ. of Ga.

Lauren Amanda Tankersley of Lincolnton, graduated cum laude during the Spring Commencement exercises at the University of Georgia. More...

Obituaries

Annie Ruth Bentley Fox

Mrs. Annie Ruth Bentley Fox, 88, beloved wife of the late Grover W. Fox, Sr., of White Rock Road, entered into rest on Friday, June 26, 2009 at Lake Crossing Health Center in Appling, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Fern Wiseman Parrish

Mrs. Fern Wiseman Parrish, 93, of Lincolnton Hwy., Lincolnton, entered into rest June 25, 2009 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Cless Parrish. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. More...

Janie Goldman Teasley

Mrs. Janie Goldman Teasley, 94, of McCormick Hwy., entered into rest on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. More...