October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Augusta man arrested in connection with shootings

Uzavesta Henderson, 28, of Augusta was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault after he allegedly drove into the parking lot of the Thomas Lane American Legion Post 597 and shot three people. More...

State officials will attend called BOE meeting today

Capital outlay funding for the new high school and the use of old facilities are to be discussed at a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education set for today (Thursday) at 2:30 p.m.   More...

Journal announces early deadline for Veterans Day issue

Due to the observance of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, the deadline for all news and advertisements to appear in this issue of The Lincoln Journal is Friday, November 5, at 5 p.m. More...

News

NRCS now taking applications for WHIP program

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Africanized honey bees found in Georgia

Entomological tests have confirmed that Africanized honeybees were responsible for the death of an elderly man in Dougherty County last week. More...

Register now for Dec. ACT test

Registration is now open for the December 11, 2010 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before November 5, 2010. The ACT is a curriculum based achievement exam. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A Paper All Our Own

Growing up, I don’t recall being short for news. We had a daily newspaper, The Augusta Chronicle, a few radio stations, and for a long time just two TV stations. We got plenty news from beyond the county. More...

Obituaries

John William Dunsmore Sr.

John W. “Jack” Dunsmore, 95, of Savannah Heights Living Center, McCormick, S.C. entered into rest October 18, 2010 in McCormick, S.C.   Memorial services will be conducted at 1 p.m. More...

Gregory Edward Ham

Mr. Gregory Edward Ham, 61, entered into rest on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at Heritage Health Care of Griffin.   There will be a memorial service in Hampton, Ga. at a later date.   More...

Worship

Baptismal service held at St. Paul for Catherine Wooten

A lovely holy baptismal service was held at St. Paul United Methodist Church October 17, 2010 for Catherine Leigh Wooten, daughter of Todd and Stephanie Wooten of Fairburn, Ga. The baptismal was performed by Rev. Melissa Weathers.   More...

General Election will determine winners of BOE and BOC seats

Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 2, to cast their ballots for the next chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Education in the General/Nonpartisan Election. More...

Edmunds receives one of Georgia’s most coveted education awards

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Children of all ages invited to Ghostly Graveyard Sat.

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincoln County Development Authority are set to present the “Second Annual Ghostly Graveyard at the Welcome Center” from 5 until 7 p.m. Saturday, October 30. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Humor and small town politics. Now there’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. One only has to live in a small town like Lincolnton to see first- hand the ridiculous shenanigans that go on close to election time. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Happy to be here!

TO THE EDITOR   My husband and I moved to Lincoln County a few months ago, and we are both educators. I am currently a science teacher at the fabulous new high school, and my husband is working with special education.   More...

People

Sister’s of Unity Retreat

The mothers and sisters of Augusta and Girard True Churches of God in Christ, Inc. are planning to host their Annual Sister’s of Unity Retreat. More...

Broun drops by historical park

Congressman Paul Broun dropped by the Lincoln County Historical Park on Wednesday October 20th during one of the Wednesday morning work days. More...

A trip to the pumpkin patch

Mr. and Mrs. William P. Bentley recently visited the Patterson Farm Pumpkin Patch in Cleveland, Ohio with their great-grandchildren, Grayson, Reese and Noah Dumpe. 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...