September 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Williamson places in top five at FLW Eastern Division tourney

Keith Williamson of Lincolnton weighed in as one of the top five pros at the final Walmart FLW (Forrest L. Wood) Series BP Eastern Division Tournament of the season held Wednesday, September 16, through Saturday, September 19, at Clark's Hill Lake. More...

Blood drive set for Saturday at Lincolnton Baptist

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, September 26, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the newly-renovated fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church. The goal for the drive is 40 units. More...

Interpress to shoot children at clubhouse for Christmas issue

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in "Christmas Kids and Greetings," an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal. More...

New Flood Hazard Map for Lincoln County

The State of Georgia in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has completed and issued the Preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) depicting new or revised Base Flood Elevations More...

News

Cloverleaf fun day at Elijah Clark State Park

Cloverleaf, Junior and Senior 4-H'ers held its annual Cloverleaf Fun Day at Elijah Clark State Park, Lincolnton Ga on September 12. 4-Hers had an exciting time of learning about all of the wonderful projects available through Georgia 4-H. More...

School Lunch Menu

LCES BREAKFAST THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 Steak, biscuit, juice, milk FRIDAY, SEPT. 25 Cereal, toast, juice, milk MONDAY, SEPT. 28 Cereal, toast, juice, milk TUESDAY, SEPT. 29 Chicken, biscuit, juice, milk WEDNESDAY, SEPT. More...

Cub Scout Pack 203 formed informational meeting Sept. 28

We are pleased to introduce to you Cub Scout Pack 203. Pack 203 was recently chartered under the Lincolnton United Methodist Church, 202 N Peachtree Street. "What is Cub Scouts?" you may be asking. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Marion and Hilda Cliatt attended the wedding of their niece, Tiffiney Thomas and Mike Kent, in Columbia, S.C. .. Susan Bryant, Wayne Bentley and Marion Cliatt have been visitors in the home of William and Lee Bentley. .. More...

Spending time in Montana

Larry and Faye Dotson took along a copy of The Journal on a vacation trip to Montana. More...

Jet ski birthday trip

Indian Cove neighbors and Lincoln County residents, Laura Moore, Pamela Ham, Tricia Carpenter, Charlotte Thorstad, Dee Voels (birthday girl) and Mikki Smith rode jet skis from just below the lock and dam in Augusta to Savannah, Ga. More...

Obituaries

Brenda Gail Huff

Celebration of life services for Brenda Gail Huff, 58, of Augusta were held on Thursday, September 17, at 7:00 pm at the Church of God of Prophecy in Augusta, and will be held on Sunday, September 20, at 3:00 pm at 506 Thomson Rd in Washington, wit More...

Ernest Brown Smith

Ernest Brown Smith, 82, formerly of Lincolnton, entered his Heavenly Home on Monday, September 14, 2009. Funeral services and a celebration of his life was held at 3:30 p.m. More...

DOT awards contract for road paving to Pittman

A $2,410,000 contract has been awarded to Pittman Construction Company of Conyers for the resurfacing and maintenance of the portion of Highway 378 that runs from Lincolnton to Washington. More...

LCHS selected to participate in Apply to College Week

LCHS is one of 45 high schools from across the state selected to participate in the Second Annual "Georgia Apply to College Week (GACW)," November 9-13. More...

Homecoming activities shift into high gear on Monday

Homecoming Week at LCHS and LCMS shifts into high gear on Monday, September 28. More...

Pack 203 learns about water safety

Corporal Ryan Swain of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently visited Cub Scout Pack 203 to talk about boating and water safety. More...

Chief Justice reports on criminal activities in city

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice. According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city: .. More...

Walton elected vice president of GMIS International

Lincoln County native Johnny Walton was installed as the first vice president of GMIS (Government Management Information Sciences) International, the largest professional organization for public sector IT (Information Technology) leaders in the Uni More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I am a grandmother. It is a joy I've waited a lifetime to experience so you can bet I want to do it right. More...

Across The Savannah

Penance In A Bygone Era

Back in elementary school, I learned that Abraham Baldwin and William Few signed the Constitution for Georgia. Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, and George Walton signed the Declaration of Independence for Georgia. More...

Sports

Lady Devils Fast Pitch Softball Team

The 2009 Lincoln County Lady Devils Fast Pitch Softball Team are front row (L-r): Taylor Fernandes, Jade Deason, Bethany Beggs; middle row: Courtney Davis, Kerri Seymour, Dasha Bussey, Montana Dawkins, Elana Mansion; back row: Rosenia Harris, C More...

LCMS Raider Cheerleaders

Pictured are front row (L-r): Michaela Goldman, Savanna Barnett (Co-Captain), Bailey Crosby, Maggie Partridge, Alex Bryan (Co-Captain), Zoey Gray, Tessa Cole, and Kaylin Milller; back row: Kanika Norman, Madison Layton, Carson Goldman, Ivie Ayc More...

LCMS Cowboys Cheerleaders

Pictured are: reclining - Tynecia Garnett (manager); front row (L-r): Lalla Dawkins, Dekelia Harris, Emily Banks (Captain), Melaina Howard, Kaitlyn Crawford, Meagan Roberts, Lura Schultz, and Cheyenne Keller; back row: Shelbikale Edmond, Caroli 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...