December 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

DAR presents Good Citizen Award to Chandler Goldman

Chandler Goldman, a senior at LCHS, is this year's recipient of the Kettle Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution's (DAR) "American Revolution Good Citizen Award." The award was presented to Goldman on Friday, December 11, in th More...

Journal posts early deadlines for holiday closing

In observance of the Christmas holidays, the deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the Thursday, December 24, edition of The Lincoln Journal is Thursday, December 17, at 5 p.m. More...

College bound

Sixteen students took part in the "Georgia Apply to College" initiative held recently in the media center at LCHS. More...

News

Aycock captures Grand Champion award

Lincoln Co. 4-H'er Miss Ivie S. Aycock traveled to Athens, Ga. to participate in the University of Georgia's Block and Bridle & Livestock Judging Team Heifer between the Hedges and Jackpot livestock shows on December 5-6, 2009. More...

Many People Find Exercising The Brain Wards Off Aging

(NAPSA)—Here's something to think about: You need to exercise your brain just as you do your muscles. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

The MACK business offices will be closing for the holidays on December 18 at 12:00 p.m. and will reopen on January 4, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. The MACK Gallery Shop will be open for you to do your Holiday Shopping until December 24 at 1:00 p.m. More...

People

Tiffany Lynn Wellmaker weds Brandon Michael Howard Nov. 28

Tiffany Lynn Wellmaker and Brandon Michael Howard were united in marriage at 4 p.m., Saturday, November 28, 2009, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Howard in Lincolnton. Rev. Jacquelyn Johnson officiated at the double ring ceremony. More...

4-H'ers compete in Cotton Boll

Twelve Lincoln Co. 4-H'ers traveled to Perry to Ga. to compete in the Northeast District Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging competition on Nov. 11, 2009. 4-Hers did a wonderful job competing against 320 4-H'ers from 20 different counties. More...

Leathersville News

..William and Lee Bentley spent Wednesday and Thursday night in North Augusta with Raymond and Elaine Timmerman. ..Lisa Mahaffey brought William and Lee Bentley home on Friday. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

NA meetings N.A. meetings are held at the Lincoln County Library from 6 - 7 p.m. every Friday. For more information, please call 706-359-5808. More...

FOL dedicates its keepsake calendar to Keats Thackston

When copies of the Friends of the Lincoln County Library's (FOL) keepsake calendar for 2010 arrived, Keats Thackston, assistant librarian, was shocked to learn that her photograph appeared on the dedication page. More...

Local men arrested on theft by taking charges

Two Lincoln County men were arrested on theft by taking charges when it was discovered that they were allegedly stealing meat from Bell's Food Market. More...

Lewis Family special will be broadcast on WJBF Dec. 20 & 26

The 55th annual Lewis Family Christmas Special will be aired on WJBF Channel 6 on Sunday, December 20, at 3 p.m. and Saturday, December 26, at 4 p.m. More...

Law enforcement targets impaired drivers

With the approach of the Christmas holidays, the Georgia Department of Public Safety (GaDPS) has designated December as "Drunk and Drugged Driver Awareness Month." The enforcement effort is targeted at getting impaired drivers off of Georgia roads More...

Waters profiled as Teacher of the Year

Louise Waters was recently named LCHS's "Teacher of the Year." A native of Augusta, Waters holds a Bachelor of Science in physical education as well as a master's degree in intellectual disabilities, both from Augusta State University. More...

Editorial Page

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: What is the current status of whales? How effective is the International Whaling Commission and which countries are involved in illegal whaling? More...

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Does ethanol blend work for US consumers

All across the U.S. when you and I go to our local gas stations to fill up our vehicles you will find that unleaded gas will have a blend of ethanol up to 10%. As a U.S consumer what does this ethanol additive mean to me? More...

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Heartfelt thank you

TO THE EDITOR: The Lincoln County Historical Society would like to extend our heartfelt thank you to the participants in the Christmas Tour of Homes this year. More...

Obituaries

Lamar Goolsby

Mr. Lamar Goolsby, 92, Double Branches Rd, died Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sat. Dec. 12, at Double Branches Baptist Church with the Revs. Keith Etheridge and Dave Hinson. More...

George McElveen

Mr. George McElveen, 82, of 1235 Lakeside Dr. entered into rest on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 12, 2009 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Kalliokoski officiating. More...

Irene Carney Schmeelk

Mrs. Irene Carney Schmeelk, 88, entered into rest on December 13, 2009 at her residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Sat., Dec. 19 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Washington, Ga. Mrs. More...