September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Judy Jordan wins title in pageant geared for seniors

Judy Jordan of Lincoln County was crowned Ms. Senior Georgia-Carolina 2010 on Saturday, September 18, at the Jabez Sanford Harden Performing Arts Center in the Columbia County Library Complex in Evans.   More...

Blood drive slated for Sat. at LBC

The Lincoln County Community Blood Drive will be held Saturday, October 2, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the bloodmobile, which will be parked at Lincolnton Baptist Church. More...

Interpress Studios will be at clubhouse Oct. 19-21

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal.   More...

Print sale benefits musical theatre

Signed and matted pen-and-ink prints, depicting the old high school building and Buddy Bufford Field, will be sold at the Lincoln County- Hancock Central game Friday, October 1. More...

News

Many options available for those in need of hunter ed.

Hunter education courses in Georgia are offered three ways: by classroom, CD-Rom or online.   More...

Misuse of tree stands can cause hazards for hunters

Though commonly used by deer hunters everywhere, tree stands often are improperly installed and as a result, are considered the leading cause of hunting-related incidents. More...

Free vaccines available at health dept.

The Lincoln County Health Department, along with the entire East Central Health District, is offering free vaccines to the public through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA).   More...

Opinions

The Bomb Plant

Across The Savannah

I grew up in the country near a country store. I worked there as a boy and I heard all manner of stories in that plank-floored store. More...

Sports

Lady Devils on the road

Sophomore outfielder Dasha Bussey beats out the throw to reach first base after a slap bunt against the Lady Fighting Irish last Thursday in Augusta. 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...

Benchmark assessments will be implemented throughout system

The Lincoln County School System is currently in the process of implementing benchmark assessments in grades 1-12. More...

Community invited to attend camp revival under the stars

An old-fashioned “Camp Meeting Revival” will be held Friday, October 1, and Saturday, October 2, at the Lewis Family Pavilion in the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street.   Services are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. More...

Rockhounds converge on Graves Mountain Oct.1-3

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, October 1, and continue through Sunday, October 3.   Although the weather was less than ideal, the April dig attracted over 1,000 visitors to the mountain. More...

Public invited to view new hospital facility

Construction on the new inpatient wing at Wills Memorial Hospital is nearly complete and the facility will be ready for use when a final state survey is complete. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I rarely reprint any of my columns except when, (1) I am in the hospital and in a coma, (2) it would help with our national security or aid our nation on a global scale, (3) it would cause a severe kink in the smooth running of our local politics, ( More...

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Let’s come together in the best interest of our children

TO THE EDITOR   I have made several observations over the last several months about the difficult decisions that must be made by our school board.   More...

People

Ive Aycock takes first place in showmanship at fair Sept. 24

Lincoln Co. 4-H show team members Ivie and Tanner Aycock traveled to Lawrenceville, Ga. to participate in the Gwinnett Co. Fair Steer & Heifer show on Sept. 24.   Over 85 steers and 80 heifers were registered for the Gwinnet Co. More...

Friends Day at Martin’s

Martin’s Crossroads C.H. Church will celebrate Friends Day Sun., Oct. 3. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. and morning worship will begin at 10:45 a.m. Children’s church and a nursery will be provided. Rev. James A. More...

Margaret Rae Evans weds George B. Newsome III

Margaret Rae Evans and George Burdette Newsome III of Washington exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, August 28, at six o’clock in the afternoon in the Chapel of First United Methodist Church in Washington. More...