July 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Corps will waive day use fees at all facilities

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has announced that it will waive all day use fees from Saturday, August 1, through Monday, August 9, at its more than 2,400 corpsoperated recreation sites nationwide. More...

It makes us feel good!

It's amazing what a coat of paint can do! Art students of Katrina Kelly at LCHS have finished restoring the Coca-Cola sign on the side of the Hobby Corner on Peachtree Street. More...

News

Acreage reporting deadline

Because of extreme weather conditions many producers have not filed a 2009 acreage report. Producers may also need to request prevented planting or report failed acreage if applicable. More...

News from De L

The Golf De L Ladies Association held its 8th Annual Red, White and Blue Tournament on Saturday, July 11. They had 24 team with a totalof 72 players. More...

News from the MACK

The July Read and Feed will be held Thursday, July 30 at 6:00 p.m. The book to be read this month is Shattered Lives by Glynda Ramsey. Copies of this book are available at the MACK for $15. The MACK will host the July Read and Feed. More...

People

Spending the fourth at Myrtle Beach

Shamekia Leverett, Eunice Sapp, Henry Ferguson, Kelvin Leverett, Melvin Harris and Louise Harris took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal while vacationing at Myrtle Beach, S.C. this fourth of July. More...

Natalie Wojciechowski weds Robert Corey Burton June 20

Mr. & Mrs. Gregory F. Harris announce the marriage of their daughter Natale Wojciechowski to Robert Corey Burton. The couple were united in marriage on June 20, 2009 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Martinez, Ga. Rev. Willie J. More...

Minor named to Dean's List at Univ. of Illinois

Abigail Minor, 2008 honor graduate and STAR Student for Lincoln County, has been named to the Dean's List at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. More...

Worship

Rev. Walton will lead homecoming at Goshen

Rev. Donald Walton will lead revival at Goshen Baptist Church beginning with Homecoming on Sunday, July 26. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. each night Monday through Friday. More...

County signs proclamation; hears departmental reports

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation "Honoring God and Saluting the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)" because this past spring, "the Good Lord gave us rain and the corps made unprecedented, wise decisions wi More...

Shortfall in funds could leave road unfinished

The extension of the road beyond the new high school to Highway 378 was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, July 6, at City Hall. More...

City deals with variance requests

The Lincolnton City Council dealt with two variance requests at a called meeting held Monday, July 13, at City Hall. During the meeting, the council: .. More...

Bureau preparing for 2010 Census; will be hiring workers in the fall

The wheels are turning in preparation for the United States Census 2010. The good news is that with only 10 questions, the 2010 Census questionnaire is one of the shortest in history and will take just 10 minutes to complete. More...

Tired but happy

Summer has been a lot of fun for the counselors at Family Connection's Camp Kid-A-Round, held at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I think I must have been eight or nine before my family ever took an honest-to-God summer vacation, and as I recall it was to visit relatives in Jacksonville, Florida. First time I'd ever seen the ocean. More...

Across The Savannah

The Gathering Place; The County Store

You never see a true country store anymore. Changing times and interstate highways put them on the endangered species list and today weeds, kudzu, and pines advance through and over their empty shells. More...

Opinions

Political Cartoon

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TO THE EDITOR

Commissioners applauded

TO THE EDITOR I feel compelled to write after reading the July 2nd issue of The Lincoln Journal. One letter to the editor was quite critical of our county commission chairman, criticizing him for not yet reducing taxes. More...

Response to letter

TO THE EDITOR In response to Mr. Doss' letter on July 2. When Wade Johnson was campaigning for county chairman he stated he would like to see a property tax freeze and a senior citizens school tax freeze. More...

Obituaries

Virginia Stevenson McClearen

Mrs. Virginia Stevenson McClearen, 91, formerly of Hillcrest Dr., Washington, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, July 4, 2009 at Elbert Memorial Hospital, Elberton, Ga. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. 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...