September 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

First Assembly volunteers as distribution site for AFM

In response to the worsening economic climate, First Assembly of God is offering food to families at a fraction of the retail cost through Angel Food Ministries (AFM).  AFM is a non-profit, non-denominational organization dedicated to providing More...

Tonight’s game to be broadcast on WJBF 6.2/RTV

The Lincoln County-McCormick County game, scheduled for tonight (Thursday) at Buddy Bufford Field, will be broadcast live by WJBF (Channel 6) on its secondary digital channel, WJBF 6.2/RTV, beginning at 7 p.m.  RTV is available in all households More...

Law enforcement will crack down on speeders and impaired drivers

Operation Zero Tolerance (OZT), Georgia’s high visibility enforcement program that targets impaired drivers through concentrated patrols and sobriety checkpoints, will be in effect throughout the Labor Day weekend.  The statewide campaign More...

News

Democratic Party to hold meeting at library Sept. 11

Lincoln County Democrats are cordially invited to the local party’s reorganization meeting next Sunday afternoon.  More...

Trappt, McCrary will be speakers at CCLC meeting

The next meeting of the Concerned Citizens Of Lincoln County will be Sept. 15, 6:30 at The Lincoln County Library. This meeting is open to everyone and we welcome new members. More...

Trash pick up

Advanced Disposal trash pickup will run as scheduled on Labor Day, Monday Sept. 5   More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Denny Lesmaster, Master Wildlife Carver

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, Denny Lemaster, was born in Corona, a city deep in southern California. More...

Sports

Devils end Abbeville series with convincing win

ABBEVILLE, SC – Lincoln County spotted the defending South Carolina Class A champions 10 points before reaffirming the Red Devils’ dominance of the series 24- 13 here last Friday night.  More...

Lady Red Devils take second in Laney Invitational

The Lady Devils have amassed a record of 6-4 overall, finishing second in the Laney Invitational Tournament. More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 0-18 Landmark 109/2 Telfair Co.9/9 Social Circle9/16 @ Hancock9/23 Wilkinson10/7 Twiggs10/14 Jeff Davis10/21 @ Lincoln Co10/28 W.-Wilkes11/4 @ Warren Co.GLASCOCK 0-17 Warren Co. 519/2 @ Lady Mercy9/9 @ Mt. 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...

AFM provides affordable food relief to families

Angel Food Ministries (AFM) www.angelfoodministries.com, is an organization dedicated to providing support in the form of food relief is offering affordable food to families.  In response to current economic conditions and lengthy unemployment l 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...

Tentative redistricting plan will give McCall all of Lincoln Co.

Lincoln County will more than likely see a shift in legislative representation now that Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia House and Senate have approved new political boundaries for the 180 representatives and 56 senators serving in the General As More...

ACS Relay for Life will hold planning committee meeting

The American Cancer Society (ACS) will hold a meeting for those interested in joining the planning committee for the 2012 Lincoln County ACS Relay for Life.  The meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 8, from 5:30 until 6:30 p More...

SBA will offer loans to those affected by drought

Lincoln is one of the Georgia counties where small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations are eligible for federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans through the Un More...

Woodmen present flag

The Fraternal Benefits Society of the Woodmen of the World Lodge #34 presented an American flag to the Lincoln County Library on Monday, August 31. More...

Renovations feature two service bays and driver training room

The school’s new bus shop, located in what was the vocational building at the old LCHS campus, is up and running.  “We rented a shop for years – now, we have our own facility, which is paid for,” said Marion Aycock, trans More...

Editorial Page

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334. www.agr. georgia.gov. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.  Q: Deer are eating up my garden. More...

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Labor Day brings last big boating weekend

While the school year has begun and many Georgians are now back in a different routine, a holiday weekend is always expected to bring people to the water to celebrate. More...

People

Youth enjoy trip to water park

Newberry Baptist Church Youth Group recently took along their Lincoln Journal on a trip to Splash and the Boro Water Park in Statesboro, Ga. More...

Leathersville News

Pat Leech attended her grandson, Gavin’s, birthday party at Monkey Joe’s in Augusta on Saturday.  Weekend visitors in the home of Marion and Hilda Cliatt were Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Berry and Brooke from Guyton, Ga. More...

Tips for safe swimming

No one wants to think about what could go wrong when they are out for a day of fun and celebration. However, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, it may be necessary when talking about safety on the water.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas L. Guillebeau Jr.

Mr. Thomas Louis “Tom” Guillebeau, Jr., 48, of Guillebeau Road, entered into rest Thursday, August 25, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 28 at New Hope Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Leonard Alan Poss

Leonard Alan Poss, City of Washington Fire Department Chief and Wilkes County Emergency Management Director, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 26, 2011.  More...

Helen Jones Ross

Mrs. More...