June 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Record breaking heat

With record-high temperatures soaring over 100 degrees, it has been unseasonably hot and humid for June. Local residents are asked to stay inside during the hottest portions of the day, drink plenty of water, and use lots of sunscreen. More...

Barbecue fund-raiser to be held for Edmond at Beulah

A fund-raiser, sponsored by friends and family of James Edmond and the Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County (CCLC), will be held on Saturday, June 19, at Beulah Baptist Church. More...

News

Fireworks show

Elbert County Chamber of Commerce will present the 15th Annual Fireworks Show Fri., July 2, 9:20 p.m. at Richard B. Russell State Park. Cost is $8 per vehicle. No alcoholic beverages allowed. More...

Worship services

Come join us at Blessed Hope Ministries for a refreshing look at God’s holy word Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m.   More...

BoE auction

An auction will be held at the storage barn located at 1206 Augusta Hwy., to sell surplus school items which include a 52’x24’ mobile home, trophy cases, tables, chairs, desks, ceiling fans, Tvs, VCRs, and many other items. More...

Opinions

Seniors need to vote

TO THE EDITOR   In July 2008, eighty percent of those Lincoln County voters who were allowed to vote on senior citizen school tad relief voted yes. More...

Fed up with thieves

TO THE EDITOR   I made a witch to keep the deer out of my daughter’s garden on Thomson Highway. The deer stayed away but thieves came by and outright cut the barbed wire and electric fence and stole her high dollar tiller! More...

Beating the Heat Back in the Day

Across The Savannah

“Hot town, summer in the city. Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty.” Those lyrics from Lovin’ Spoonful’s “Summer In The City” resonate with us Georgians. More...

Obituaries

William Roy Welch Sr.

William Roy “Bill” Welch, Sr., 78, of Lincolnton, formerly of Athens, Ga., entered into rest June 10, 2010 at his residence.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Sharon C. Wilson

Mrs. Sharon Carstarphen Wilson received her last rites Saturday, June 12, 2010 and went to meet her Lord and mother on June 13 at MCG, Augusta, Ga.   A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, at the residence. More...

Public Notices

Year 2009 Annual Water Quality Report Lincoln County Water Department Water System ID GA1810038

PO Box 340 • 182 Humphrey Street • Lincolnton, Georgia 30817 • (706) 359-5523

The Lincoln County Water Department is pleased to present a summary of the quality of water provided to you in the past year. More...

BOE splits shortfall between tax increase and fund balance

Following a grueling discussion, the Lincoln County Board of Education adopted a Tentative FY 2011 Budget at a continuation of its June 1 meeting held Monday, June 14. More...

Commissioners hear an update on emergency communications

An update on efforts to improve the emergency communications system was heard by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners at the group’s regular meeting Thursday, June 10.   More...

Elections board accepting absentee ballot applications

The Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration is currently accepting applications for absentee ballots from those who will be unable to make it to the polls on Tuesday, July 20, to vote in the General Primary.   More...

Johnson discusses upcoming SPLOST referendum

The upcoming SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) referendum was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, June 10. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Ah! Summer weddings. They’re bursting out everywhere, in churches, in parks, at Wendy’s, even in cow fields. And not only are the venues a little out of the ordinary so are the weddings themselves and even the wedding party. More...

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Cleaning in the kitchen

When it comes to safe food handling, everything that comes in contact with food must be kept clean at all times. Cleanliness is an important part of preventing foodborne illness. More...

People

Baseball clinic attendees

Attending the Augusta Green Jackets Baseball Clinic recently were (L-r): Ashton Belangia, Adam Poss, Bryan Jackson, Lucas Matthews, David Newberry, and Cash Gibson. More...

Kendall Anne Huff weds Brandon A. Coussens May 22

Miss Kendall Anne Huff and Mr. Brandon Austin Coussens were united in marriage at five o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at First Assembly of God. Reverend Lanis Lewis and Reverend Terry Bonds officiated.   More...

Cruising to the Bahamas

We brought along our Lincoln Journal while cruising to the Bahamas and Key West. Pictured are(L-r): Ronald Aycock, Lisa Aycock, Carol Cox, Leon Cox, Laney Aycock, Megan Cox, Shannon Cox More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Evening worship   First Baptist Church will have evening worship May 30 beginning at 6 p.m. Rev. Gresham and Reeves Chapel Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor. More...