July 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Aspiring chefs take to the grill during Wing Cook-Off

The Inaugural Downtown Wing Cook-Off is set for Friday, July 2, from 5 until 11 p.m. on Main Street.   The event is being sponsored by The Corner Café and promoted by the Lincolnton Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Countywide gospel sing to be held at Martin’s Crossroads

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association will host a countywide gospel singing fund-raiser Sunday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at Martin’s Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church. More...

News

Between the Bookends

The Lincoln County Public Library has great books and movies for patrons to take home and enjoy. More...

Beard receives Clara West Volunteer of the Year Award

Annual Volunteer Recognition Winners Announced The CSRA Area Agency on Aging (AAA) held its annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May 12 at Julian Smith Casino, Augusta. More...

Donations welcome

The Lincoln County Food Pantry welcomes contributions. Your donations are tax deductible. You may mail your contributions to: The Lincoln County Food Pantry, P.O. Box 473, Lincolnton, GA 30817.   More...

Opinions

When We Made Toys

Across The Savannah

It was like cutting through steel. I had to get out my electric Black & Decker scissors to cut through the hard clear plastic that entrapped brand new remote-controlled helicopters for my grandsons from North Carolina. More...

Obituaries

Gale Martin Hall

Mrs. Gale Martin Hall, 58, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, at Hephzibah Baptist Church with Rev. More...

William J. Kortrey

Chief Master Sgt. William J. Kortrey, 84, of Washington, Ga. entered into rest Sunday, June 13, 2010 at University Hospital, Augusta. More...

Ernest Glen Webb

Mr. Ernest Glen Webb, 79, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest on Thursday, June 17, 2010 at his home.   A memorial service will be held at a later date.   Mr. Webb was the son of the late Ernest and Altha Gumm Webb. More...

County makes cuts to help offset 2.5-percent decrease in tax digest Silver Spoon Award winners

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted both the FY 2011 Tentative General Fund Budget and the FY 2011 Miscellaneous Fund Budget at a called meeting held Thursday, June 24. More...

Sheriff’s office reports significant increase in thefts on waterfront

“There’s nothing we can do about it. We don’t have nighttime water patrols – it’s almost the perfect crime,” stated Major Tony Grooms, an investigator with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.   More...

Thunder Cup tourney July 8

One of the highlights of the Thunder Over Thurmond Independence Day Celebration is the Thunder Cup Softball Tournament. More...

Editorial Page

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Hot summer months put all cats and dogs at risk

All cats and dogs are most at risk during our hot summer months, so says Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin.   To keep our pets healthy this summer, Irvin says there is a commonsense approach.   More...

Farm Safety Camp is huge success

TO THE EDITOR: The 2010 Farm Safety Camp planning committee would like to offer a tremendous Thank You to everyone who volunteered their time, made contributions and great efforts to make this years camp a huge success. More...

People

A trip to the ruins

David and Nancy Pund traveled to the Mayan ruins at Chitzen Itza in Mexico. Here David held up The Journal while Nancy snapped the picture. More...

Leathersville News

.. Jackie Bonner visited with William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.   .. Alicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley on Thursday.   .. Sam Stringfield from New Mexico will be visiting Beth and Ray Stringfield for the summer. More...

Cullars named to Dean’s List at Augusta Tech

Jackie Cullars was named to the Dean’s List for the spring quarter at Augusta Technical College. To receive this recognition, a student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Jackie’s GPA was 4.0. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.   Donations needed   More...

AA meeting

There is an Alcoholics Anonymous/ Al Anon meeting being held each Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the old Leah Fire Dept station across from Pair of Jacks on Washington Rd. in Leah Georgia.   More...

Democrats to meet

The Lincoln County Democratic Party meeting has been cancelled for Mon., July 5 at the Lincoln County Public Library.   More...