August 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire destroys home on Lovelace Rd.

A fire destroyed the home of Sandra and Alan Ivey on Lovelace Road Friday, August 20. The call was received at 9:18 a.m. More...

Flames engulf vacant house

The call came in at approximately 11 p.m. Friday, August 20, regarding a fire at an abandoned house on Goshen Street. When firefighters arrived at the scene, the house was fully engulfed in flames. More...

Upgrading power lines

Workers with Georgia Power are busy replacing power poles and lines along the causeway at Price-Legg Bridge, which spans Little River. More...

Walton shares LCHS Red Devil history with fans

As the 2010 season looms large, it’s time to pour over a few statistics that reflect the rich tradition of football in Lincoln County.   According to Johnny Walton, official historian for the Lincoln County Red Devils:   .. More...

News

Applications being accepted for the Keep Georgia Beautiful prog.

The 32nd Annual Keep Georgia Beautiful Awards Program honors individuals, organizations, and private entities whose ongoing efforts in Community Improvement, Waste Reduction, and Litter Prevention exemplify leadership in protecting Georgia’s e More...

Summer volunteers

The Lincoln County Food Pantry was very fortunate to have several dedicated youth volunteers that assisted with unloading trucks from the Golden Harvest Food Bank, kept our shelves stocked and carried More...

Dove season opens Sept. 4

Hunters statewide can celebrate the beginning of dove season at noon Saturday, Sept. 4. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

I knew a woman once who couldn’t walk past a mirror without glancing at herself. Nor could she pass a store window if her image crossed it. She spent a lot of time looking at herself. Her name might as well have been Narcissa.   More...

Name The Healthy Bird And Keep Backyard Poultry Free From Disease

(NAPSA)—The plucky rooster that is the mascot for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Biosecurity For Birds campaign needs a name. He’s loud and proud. More...

Flu Shots Are The Best Way To Prevent Seasonal Influenza

(NAPSA)—You can protect yourself and your family from the seasonal flu—which kills more Americans than breast cancer every year. In fact, over 36,000 Americans die every year from the seasonal flu and over 200,000 are hospitalized. 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...

Devils travel to Abbeville for season opener Friday

The air is sizzling with all of the possibilities of a brand-new season.   The LCHS Red Devils are set to play their season opener against Class A Abbeville High School Friday, August 27, in Abbeville.   More...

Board will hold three hearings on tax increase

Three public hearings will be held concerning the Lincoln County Board of Education’s decision to increase the school bond taxes it will levy this year from .75 mills in 2009 to 1.385 in 2010, an increase of .635 mills or 82.25 percent over th More...

Steer and Heifer Show Shootout to be held at Serendipity Aug. 28

The Third Annual “Lincoln County 4-H Steer and Heifer Show Shootout” will take place Saturday, August 28, at Serendipity Farm, the home of Katrina and Doug Harmon on Lovelace Road. More...

Pink Day to be held at library Sept. 1

“Pink Day in Lincolnton” will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 1, from 1 until 3 p.m. in the Dova Partridge Annex to the Lincoln County Library. More...

Lincolnton UMC hosts annual consignment sale for children

The Lincolnton United Methodist Church is hosting a community-wide “Fall and Winter Children’s Consignment Sale” starting today (Thursday) and continuing through Saturday, August 28.   More...

Early deadline

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day.   The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the September 9 issue of the paper is Friday, September 3, at 5 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

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It’s time to put it to rest

TO THE EDITOR   Now that school has started back I think it is time for people to put to rest their criticism of the decisions our Board of Education is making. More...

Too many unanswered questions

TO THE EDITOR   I read where the board of education is going to raise our taxes up to pay for the new school by over 82%. Before this is rubber stamped like every other board of education tax increase, there are questions that need answers. More...

People

Class of 1980 gathers for reunion

The Class of 1980 held their 30th class reunion at Rocky Branch Golf Club June 5, 2010. More...

Leathersville News

.. Raymond and Elaine Timmerman visited and were lunch guests on Tuesday of William and Lee Bentley.   .. Anne Wright, Elaine Timmerman and Lisa Mahaffey met William and Lee Bentley on Saturday and were lunch guest together in Augusta. More...

Taylor Dukes attends accounting residency business prog. at UGA

The Business and Computer Science Education department at LCHS offers rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshman the opportunity to experience campus life at UGA by attending the Accounting Residency Business Program.  More...

Obituaries

William Donald Greene

William Donald “Bill” Greene, 66, died Wed., August 18, 2010 at his residence at the Po-Boy Hunting Club in Lincolnton following a brief illness with cancer. More...