July 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

District implements a new student information system

Lincoln County Schools will begin the new year with Infinite Campus, a new Student Information System (SIS).  The district has been using SchoolMax for years; however, Infinite Campus will bring the school system into the 21st Century.  More...

Ministerial Assoc. to sponsor annual Prayer Walk Aug. 1

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association is hosting its annual “Prayer Walk of Schools” at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS on Tuesday, August 1, beginning at 7 p.m.  More...

Passing 101

A football camp was held Monday, July 25, through Wednesday, July 27, at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

News

Sharing information about Medicare’s preventive services

Did you know that as a result of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare now covers a yearly wellness visit and many preventive screenings and services? Preventive services like these can find health problems early, when treatment works best. More...

Public meeting will discuss how to file an appeal

There will be public meetingsat 6:30 p.m. on August 4 and August 11 at the library to discuss your responsibilities as a taxpayer and how to appeal your Lincoln County property assessment.  This will not be a public forum or open mike session. More...

Yard of the month

The Pine Needle Garden Club chose the home of Bobby, Nancy and Tyler Blount at 300 May Ave. as the Yard of the Month. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Family Time

I compare family time to money and exercise: a little bit is far better than none. Saturday, July 23, members of my “Christmas family” came to my home in Columbia from Lincolnton. More...

Sports

Season tickets go on sale Aug. 2

Reserved seats for the 2011 Red Devil Football Season will be on sale at the new high school located at 200 Charles Ward Elam Dr. beginning Tues., Aug. 2. The ticket window will be open daily from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Public fishing areas have new days of operation

Visiting one of Georgia’s Public Fishing Areas (PFAs) with the family is a great in-state way to entertain both the kids and adults this summer.  Beginning on August 1, 2011, nine PFAs will have new days of operation, according to the Geor More...

Obituaries

Erson J. Bufford

Mr. Erson J. Bufford, 92, of Tignall, Ga., entered into rest Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, from Tabor Baptist Church. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Locals and visitors enjoy a cool treat

Combating the heat with cool treats from the Milky Way Freeze Bar are (l-r) Carter Allison Cullipher, Lincoln County; Anna Kate Taylor, Mary Ellen Taylor, and Caroline Morgan, Springfield, Georgia; K More...

Residents encouraged to pay back taxes before properties appear in fi fa sale

Sixty-five parcels are set to be auctioned off in front of the Lincoln County Courthouse on Tuesday, September 6, to recover $125,336.75 in delinquent taxes owed to the state, county, and schools for 2009 and 2010.  More...

Chief Justice reports on recent arrests, incidents

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.  According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city:  Donzell Maurice Williams, 25, of Augusta, charged with affray and simp More...

Beating the heat takes ingenuity

Being a member of the LCHS Red Devil Pride Marching Band is not for the faint of heart. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’ve heard it said that confession is good for the soul, but bad for the reputation. I can believe that.  More...

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CCLC reports on July meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the public library July 21 at 6:30 p.m. President Linda Burns opened the meeting. John Kennedy gave the invocation. Vice President Al Bean led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

People

On assignment in Alabama

Mary Lee Talbert took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal while serving a 30 day assignment with the Corps of Engineers Emergency Management Team in Huntsville, Ala. More...

Reese and Noah Dumpe celebrate first birthday

Reese and Noah Dumpe of Cleveland, Ohio, celebrated their first birthday at the home of their grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Al Wright, in Waynesboro, Ga.  More...

Allison Kay Maness to wed Jason Wheeler Holley Oct. 1

Mrs. Liz Holden of Washington and Mr. and Mrs. Alan Lee Green Maness of Greer, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Kay Maness, to Jason Wheeler Holley, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Worship

Living Well prog. now offered at Morningside BC

Living Well, a ministry of encouragement for those desiring to honor God with every part of their life, is being offered at Morningside Baptist Church.  Our exercise is geared towards low impact for the sake of those who are just getting started More...