March 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Broun will set up mobile office at chamber March 18

Congressman Paul Broun recently announced that he will once again bring the services of his congressional office directly to his constituents through his “Congress on the Square” initiative.   More...

Old-fashioned revival to be held at Lewis Family Pavilion

An old-fashioned revival will be held Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13, at the Lewis Family Pavilion in the Lincoln County Historical Park.   Services are set to begin at 6 p.m. on Friday and at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday.   More...

Preachers to square off against school system’s faculty and staff

The pastors of the Lincoln County Ministerial Association have once again challenged the faculty and staff of the Lincoln County School System to a friendly game of basketball – all in the name of charity. More...

Residents reminded to set clocks ahead one hour Sun.

Local residents are reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour when Daylight Saving Time (DST) resumes at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 14.   Georgians are also urged by Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. More...

News

Pre-K registration to be held at BOE office March 17

Lincoln County Pre-K Registration will be held Wed., March 17, 8 a.m. at the Lincoln County Board of Education Office located at 423 Metasville Rd. Spaces are limited, first come, first served.   More...

Ga. State Patrol investiages two accidents here

State Troopers from the Washington Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated two traffic crashes during the month of February in Lincoln County. Sergeant First Class Andrews said the traffic crashes resulted in two injuries.   More...

LWREA invites high school seniors to apply for honorarium

High school seniors from Lincoln and Wilkes Counties may apply for an honorarium sponsored by Lincoln- Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA). More...

Opinions

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Students, taxpayers will pay for bad BOE decisions

TO THE EDITOR:   More...

Bean’s letter enlightening

TO THE EDITOR   I would like to thank Al Bean for his letter to the editor in last week’s Journal. It is time the truth be shared with the taxpayers of Lincoln County.   More...

Worship

First Baptist to host conference March 18-20

First Baptist Church located at 154 First Baptist Street, Lincolnton, will host a Prayer and Deliverance Conference March 18 - 20 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Purchase yearbooks   The 2010 Lincoln County High School Panorama can still be purchased! More...

Citizens pack meeting as BOE looks at alternative budget cuts

The Lincoln County Board of Education looked at proposed budget reduction alternatives for FY 2011 at its regular meeting held Wednesday, March 3.   More...

Toombs Judicial Circuit seeks volunteers for CASA program

The Toombs Judicial Circuit will be receiving $35,000 a year to implement and operate a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program in Lincoln, Wilkes, Taliaferro, McDuffie, Warren, and Glascock counties.   More...

Jeff and Sheri Easter land two DOVE nominations

Jeff and Sheri Easter, Southern gospel musicians from Lincolnton, have landed two 2010 GMA (Gospel Music Association) DOVE nominations. More...

Junior Beta Club raises $1,200 for earthquake victims in Haiti

“I had been thinking about doing something but had no idea as to how to proceed when Erin Thornton and Charity Drinkard burst into my room,” said Tonya Burt, advisor for the LCMS Junior Beta Club.   More...

ACS seeks cancer survivors to volunteer for Reach to Recovery

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is seeking cancer survivors to volunteer for the Reach to Recovery program in Lincoln County.   More...

Census forms making their way to local mail boxes

Census questionnaires have already begun arriving at area homes.   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...

Editorial Page

Climatologist predict a cold and wet spring start

Georgia’s spring weather this year will be the tale of two seasons: The most likely scenario is cooler and wetter than normal early on, becoming hotter and drier leading into summer.   More...

Arbor Day Foundation offers ten free trees to new members

There’s no better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than by planting trees, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for people to participate. More...

Across The Savannah

Extreme Couples

Few things shock the eyes like the quintessential extreme couple. I’m talking about an aged, well-heeled gentleman with an extremely young woman on his arm. Extremely young. The age difference runs into the 50s or more. More...

People

Delta Kapp Gamma Society celebrates 80th birthday

The Alpha Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met recently at the First Baptist Church in Lincolnton to celebrate the society’s 80th birthday.   More...

Obituaries

Irene Bailey

Mrs. Irene Bailey, 83, of Knob Hill Farm Road, formerly of White Rock Road, died Friday, March 5, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 7, at Salem Baptist Church with Dr. G. More...

Russell Lee McClellan

Mr. Russell Lee McClellan, 84, died March 1, 2010 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.   More...

Collin Edward Parton

Collin Edward Parton infant son of Furman and Josie Marie Parton went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta.   Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. More...