October 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

SADD chapter at LCHS receives GOHS grant

The LCHS Chapter of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions, formerly known as Students Against Driving Drunk) has received a $2,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). More...

Longevity is the secret of rivalry between Devils and W-W Tigers

Last Friday night, both Lincoln County and Washington-Wilkes held their annual Homecoming events. However, in many ways, the Red Devils vs. Tigers clash is the real homecoming for this area. More...

An ounce of prevention

The Lincoln County Health Department held a flu clinic September 21-25. In spite of the fact that the agency ran out of the vaccine Friday morning, nurses dispensed a total of 408 flu shots during the week. More...

News

Flag presentation

The American Legion family, post, unit and SAL 192, Evans, Ga., presented the Cedar Ridge Elementary School with flag displays, pledge cards, ribbon flag pins and banners. More...

Deer season opens Sat; hunters should know rules

It is finally that time of the year again for Georgia hunters. Firearms deer season opens Saturday, Oct. 17 and lasts through Jan. 1 in the Northern Zone and in the Southern Zone, through Jan. 15. More...

School Lunch Menu

LCES BREAKFAST THURSDAY, OCT. 15 Grits, toast, steak, milk, juice FRIDAY, OCT. 16 Cereal, toast, juice, milk MONDAY, OCT. 19 Cereal, toast, juice, milk TUESDAY, OCT. 20 Chicken 'n' biscuit, juice, milk WEDNESDAY, OCT. More...

People

Visiting with Marty and Connie

Earl and Janis Lewis Phillips were invited to the home of country music stars, Marty Stuart and Connie Smith recently. While visiting with them in their very beautiful, spacious home, they took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal. More...

Leslie Ann Feryus weds Daniel L. McKellar Sept. 26

Leslie Ann Feryus and Daniel Lee McKellar were united in marriage on Saturday, September 26, at six-thirty in the evening at First Assembly of God Church. Pastors Lanis Lewis and Terry Bonds officiated at the ceremony. More...

Homecoming Queen

Gracen Ware of Tignall was crowned Homecoming Queen at the W-W Tiger football game Friday October 2. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Class of 99 reunion The Class of 1999 Class Reunion will be held Oct. 24 at Golf De L Golf Course at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per person, $40 per couple. More...

Commission purchases new ambulance with help of grant

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to accept the low bid, submitted by Custom Works, for the purchase of a new ambulance. The action was taken at the regular meeting of the commission held Thursday, October 1. More...

BOE votes to move fifth grade to LCMS campus

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to reorganize the distribution of students at LCES, LCMS, and the new high school at its regular meeting held Tuesday, October 6. More...

Young ladies vie for title of Miss Freshwater Coast

The first-ever Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant will be held Saturday, October 17, at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium. The event is being sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Mobile unit visits monthly

University Hospital's digital mammography unit visits the Lincoln County Health Department at least once a month. The mobile unit is scheduled to be in town again on Thursday, October 29. More...

Clerk announces jurors for criminal trial week

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases beginning Monday, October 19, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings. More...

Ward will perform at Boshears Skyfest at Daniel Field

Aerobatic pilot Gary Ward will perform at the 17th Annual Boshears Skyfest, set for Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18, at Daniel Field on Wrightsboro Road in Augusta. More...

Editorial Page

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Do you have current facts and figures about how much rainforest is being destroyed each day around the world, and for what purpose(s)? More...

Across The Savannah

Kilroy Was Here, A Riveting Tale

1945. The guns fell silent. World War Two had ended. Many GIs and other servicemen returned home and with them came the legend of Kilroy. I was young but I remember hearing my folks and others talk about the ever-present Kilroy. More...

Sports

Augusta Ironman participants

Will Bodie and his wife, Lauren competed in the Augusta Ironman competition recently. Will is with the 75th Special Forces Ranger Regiment out of Fort Benning, Georgia. More...

Obituaries

Jimmy Ray Quarles

Jimmy Ray Quarles, 74 of Watkinsville, Ga., entered into rest October 8, 2009. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary Wood Quarles. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. More...

Worship

GBA 225th anniversary celebration continues

The Georgia Baptist Association will celebrate 225 years of God's goodness with a schedule of special events. More...