July 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Voters head to polls for primary

Voters will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, July 20, to cast their ballots in the General Primary/Special Election.   In the primary, electors must vote a straight ticket, meaning they must choose either a Democratic or Republican ballot. More...

News

Local 4-H’ers attend Cloverleaf Camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center

Twenty-seven Lincoln County 4- H’ers traveled to Rock Eagle 4-H Center near Eatonton, Ga. on June 28 – July 2, 2010 for Cloverleaf Summer Camp. Lincoln Co. More...

WLTC presents The Dixie Swim Club

The Washington Little Theater Company will present its summer production of The Dixie Swim Club on August 12th, 13th, and 14th at 8pm and August 15th at 3pm. More...

FASKA students show well in recent tourney

Freeman American Shotokan Karate Academy of Lincolnton (FASKA) attended the Johnston Karate Tournament in Edgefield, S.C. on June 12, 2010.   More...

People

Danielle Marie Danner weds Tyler Clinton Huff June 19

Miss Danielle Marie Danner and Mr. Tyler Clinton Huff were united in marriage in a candlelight ceremony at 3 o’clock, Saturday, June 19, at Hephzibah Baptist Church. Rev. Allen Danner and Rev. Paul Reviere officiated.   More...

Leathersville News

.. Raymond Timmerman visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.   .. Raymond and Elaine Timmerman visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday afternoon and were supper guest in the home.   .. More...

Bryant celebrates birthday with pool party

Jackson Bryant celebrated his eighthth birthday Saturday, July 10th with a “Cool Pool Party”! Pictured are (l-r): sitting, Russell Callaway, T.J. 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...

Student registration

New student registration will be held at Lincoln County Elementary School Tues., July 21 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.   More...

BOC votes not to sign contract for Ga. Forestry fire protection

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted not to sign a Revised Forest Protection Agreement with the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC), which would require the county to pay an additional $4,718 for fire protection services. More...

City votes to hire firm to help collect back taxes

The Lincolnton City Council voted to hire Appalachian Mountain Services, Inc. of Lawrenceville to collect delinquent taxes in the city.   The action was taken at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, July 5.   More...

J&T hit hard by storm

A severe thunderstorm, accompanied by strong winds and a great deal of lighting, hit Lincoln County at approximately 4 p.m. Sunday, July 11. More...

Qualifying yields eight candidates for seats on BOE

Qualifying for three nonpartisan seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education was held Monday, June 28, through Friday, July 2. More...

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Many thanks for successful event

TO THE EDITOR   Lincoln County held it’s first Downtown Wing Cook-Off to benefit the eternal flame located in front of the courthouse on Friday, July 2nd.   More...

Politics and science

TO THE EDITOR   I read with interest a letter sent to the Lincoln Journal two weeks ago by Mr. Nelson Brooks.   More...

Opinions

The Real Coast

Across The Savannah

Living 100 miles closer to the beach than the folks back home, I’m always running into friends headed for Myrtle Beach. “Can’t wait to see the beach,” they tell me. And off they go. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Several months ago I stumbled across a very intriguing Internet site and after perusing it a bit, I saved it in my “Favorites.”   It is an online newspaper entitled HAPPY NEWS: Real News. Compelling Stories. Always Positive. More...

Obituaries

Fannie McClain

Mrs. Fannie McClain, 84, of Trulock Road, entered into rest Monday, July 5, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.   Her remains will be cremated and an interment will be held later. More...

Michael Rodgers

Michael W. Rodgers, 58, husband of 22 years to Susan Rodgers, of Augusta, Ga., entered into rest June 28, 2010 at the residence. More...