October 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

McKellar accepts Per Capita Award at ACS Relay Leadership Conference

Sherry McKellar of Lincolnton recently attended the American Cancer Society (ACS) South Atlantic Division's 2009 Relay Leadership Conference, where she represented local volunteers and accepted the "Per Capita Award" on behalf of the Lincoln County More...

Women's retreat slated for Nov 6-8 at Camp Marshall

The 2009 Lincoln County Women's Retreat is scheduled for Friday, November 6, through Sunday, November 8, at Camp Daniel Marshall. "This will be a weekend like none you have ever experienced," said Sheila Davis, one of the organizers of the event. More...

Devils end season in playoffs

The LCHS Lady Devils ended their 14-8-1 season with two losses to Bacon County High School in the first round of the state playoffs in Alma. Pictured making the play for the Devils at third base is Elana Mansion. More...

News

Ivie Aycock wins Supreme Grand Champion Heifer

Ivie Aycock of Lincoln County exhibited the Supreme Grand Champion Heifer at the Augusta Exchange Club Georgia-Carolina State Fair. More...

Confederate Antique Road Show at CWRT meeting October 26

John Sexton, from West Palm Beach, FL, an appraiser and dealer in Civil War items for over a quarter of a century, will conduct "Confederate Antique Road Show" at the Washington Civil War Round Table meeting on Monday evening, October 26 at 6:00 P. More...

Nature walk throught the park

Cub Scout Pack 203 recently visited Elijah Clark State Park. The group was lead on a nature trail looking for signs of life by Chris Hawn of Elijah Clark State Park. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Jackie Bonner and Amanda Abel were visitors in the home of William and Lee Bentley on Tuesday morning. .. Alex Ferguson, Jr., George and Mildred Bailey and William and Lee Bentley visited Irene Bailey during the week. .. More...

Ito, Gianfrancesco to exchange vows in ceremony May 30

Shearell Reese Scott of Lincolnton and Gino Gianfrancesco of Jackson, Mississippi proudly announce the engagement of their son, Jantzen Mark Gianfrancesco to Tamami Melanie Ito of Los Angeles, California. Jantzen is the grandson of the late Mr. More...

Members of West Side Elementary and High School gather for reunion

Members of West Side Elementary and High School Class of 1972 gathered together for fun, food, and fellowship on September 18 - 19, 2009. On Friday night, members greeted each other at Double Tree Hotel in Augusta, Ga. More...

Worship

Midway United Methodist Church celebrates 103 years with homecoming

Midway United Methodist Church celebrated its one hundred third year with a homecoming, October 11, 2009. The little white church was filled with the descendants of the original church families, as well as members, former members and friends. More...

LCES and LCMS make AYP; LCHS fails to meet standards

While LCES and LCMS made AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) for the seventh consecutive year, LCHS failed to meet the federal standards for 2009. More...

Goldman, Beggs and Aycock capture top honors at Perry

The Lincoln County 4-H Livestock Show Team turned in an amazing performance at the Georgia National Fair Steer & Heifer Show held Thursday, October 8, through Sunday, October 11, in Perry. More...

Home is where their hearts are

An open house was held Sunday, October 11, at the newly-refurbished home of Hugh Norman. A great deal of heart and volunteer labor went into the facelift. In his comments, Norman thanked everyone for their many kindnesses. More...

Citizens encouraged to weigh in on drought plan

The United States Army Corps of Engineers is soliciting public comment on temporary revisions to the 1989 Savannah River Basin Drought Contingency Plan. The deadline for input from the public is Saturday, October 31. More...

Last day for photos

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...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I've surely gotten old fast. First of all, I've got more canals in my mouth than Venice. I've got the beginnings of cataracts. I've had a heart catherization. I've had major surgery. More...

Across The Savannah

The Rythms of Life

2009 is winding down. Thursday, October 22 is the 295th day of the year. Only 70 days remain. Once again, our calendars are nearing the end of another year of anniversaries, birthdays, appointments, and days not to be forgotten. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

BOE, BOC should be looking ahead

TO THE EDITOR The BOE tax rate is up 0.871 mills (5.85%) to 15.748 mills. The county government tax rate is maintained at 9.7 mills. More...

Sports

Devils beat Washington 10-7 in double overtime

The Lincoln County High School Red Devils traveled to Washington last week to compete against the Washington-Wilkes Tigers in what may have been the most attended regular season game of the year. More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

LINCOLN 6-1 14 Greene Co. 7 28 McCormick 6 22 Hephzibah 16 0 Abbeville 21 20 Commerce 12 37 Aquinas 0 10 W-Wilkes 7 10/23 @ Hancock 10/30 @ Wilkinson 11/6 Warren Co. GLASCOCK 1-7 12 Warren Co. 42 16 SW Atl. Chr. More...

Devils win in shootout overtime

TIGER STADIUM, WASHINGTON - Something new was added to The 378 War: shootout overtime. After dominating the game for four quarters but failing to score, our Devils got their first taste of the "shootout" overtime method of deciding a game. 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...