September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Victims of 9/11 to be remembered during observance at football field

The citizens of Lincoln County are invited to attend a special ceremony held in memory of the heroes of September 11, 2001.  The observance is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Field on Sunday, September 11.  More...

Elections board seeks qualified poll workers

The Lincoln County Board of Elections and Registration is seeking outgoing, judicious, and upright citizens to serve as poll workers in Georgia’s largest one-day workforce.  To qualify for the position, an individual must:  Be at lea More...

Lewis and Long recognized during national bluegrass festival in Iowa

“Little Roy” Lewis and Lizzie Long’s new CD, Tradition With a Twist, was recently named “Best Old Time Bluegrass CD” by the Rural Roots Music Commission at an awards ceremony held during the 36th Annual National Old Time More...

News

Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club chose the home of Hollie and Gerald Lawson, 215 Washington St., as Yard of the Month. More...

GDOL to conduct legislative update for area employers

The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) East Central Georgia Employer Committee and the Thomson/ McDuffie Chamber of Commerce will co-host a seminar on laws passed this year by the Georgia General Assembly. More...

Archery season for deer hunting opens Sept. 10

Deer season is the most popular hunting season of the year for hunters, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, and this year archers get first draw beginning Sat., Sept. 10. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Stone Cold Beautiful

The North beat the South in the Civil War but it didn’t beat the independence out of Southerners. Determined not to depend on the North for textiles, the South set about building its own textile mills. More...

Ferrying the rivers of Lincoln County

The early morning fog was rising from the river as the carriage made its way across the planks that connected the road to the ferry landing.  More...

Sports

Devils burn Chiefs after slow start, 56-19

Maybe it was knowing they were on live television, or perhaps the rare Thursday night game. Whatever it was, it took our Red Devils nearly two quarters to shake off the doldrums and get their game rolling.  More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 1-18 Landmark 1042 Telfair Co. 09/9 Social Circle9/16 @ Hancock9/23 Wilkinson10/7 Twiggs10/14 Jeff Davis10/21 @ Lincoln Co10/28 W.-Wilkes11/4 @ Warren Co.GLASCOCK 0-27 Warren Co. 517 Lady Mercy 489/9 @ Mt. 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...

Low lake levels trigger corps’ Drought Level Two designation

The three reservoirs on the Savannah River, operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, reached the second drought trigger level last week, with corps officials further reducing water discharges from the system.  There are four drough More...

Nominations being accepted for chamber’s grand marshal

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations from the general public for grand marshal of the 2011 Lincolnton Christmas Parade.  Sponsored annually by the chamber, this year’s parade will be held on More...

Dunsmore, Harris will vie for Post 1 on city council

Qualifying for three seats on the Lincolnton City Council was held Monday, August 29, through Wednesday, August 31, at City Hall.  Those candidates qualifying to run for a seat on the council are:  Post 1 – Chris Dunsmore and Melvin H More...

Photographs, documents needed for book featuring Lincoln County

Plans are underway for Lincoln County to be included in the “Images of America” series, published by Arcadia Publishing.  Columbia County; Fort Gordon; Washington; Augusta; Summerville; Brunswick; Elbert County; Statesboro; and the M More...

Georgians urged to become prepared for emergencies

Governor Nathan Dean announced that Georgia is participating in “National Preparedness Month.”  The safety initiative takes place each September.  Marking the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, the theme of this year’s campaign 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, follow us on Twitter.  Q: How many companies are roasting coffee in Georgia?  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...

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Mote in concert

Gordon Mote will be in concert at First Assembly of God on Sunday evening, September 18th at 6:00 pm. More...

Gold Rush Festival to be held at MACK Park Sept. 16 & 17

The 34th McCormick Gold Rush Festival in McCormick, S.C. starts the evening of Friday September 16 from 6-10pm and all day Saturday September 17 starting at 8a.m. More...

Touring Washington D.C.

Coleman and Nellie Kennedy (Left) and Daniel W. and Mary Dunn took along The Lincoln Journal and The News Reporter on a family tour of the White House and other sites in Washington, DC. 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...

Fall revival slated for Sept. 18-21 at Salem Baptist Church

Salem Baptist Church in Lincolnton, Ga., will host a Fall Revival September 18 – 21, 2011. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, and 7:00 p.m. More...