May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens may donate to schools through Cornerstone program

The Lincoln County Board of Education rolled out a program for formal giving to the system, called “Cornerstone,” at its regular meeting held Tuesday, May 8.  More...

Broun will stop by Bell’s during tour of district

United States Congressman Paul Broun will be at Bell’s Food Market in Lincolnton at 10 a.m. More...

Candidate profiles must be submitted by noon May 24

Qualifying for this year’s Lincoln County partisan and non-partisan elections will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, and Thursday, May 24, and from 9 a.m. until 12 noon Friday, May 25.  More...

Making Lincolnton beautiful

Rachel Perkins (l), Sara Donaldson (c), and Lura Shultz, representing the LCHS chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), participated in the annual clean-up day, sponsored by the City More...

News

BCHSG invites residents to Bussey Pt. planning session

Back Country Horsemen of Middle and South Georgia (BCHSG) have been working at Bussey Point by the request of the Corp of Engineers. These volunteers have cleaned and made horse trails over the past years. More...

Dr. Trunzo will be the first guest speaker in lecture series June 7

The Lincoln County Historical Society is proud to announce a monthly history lecture series to be held the first Thursday of the month starting in June. The talks will be held at 7 p.m. at the May House in the Lincoln County Historical Park.  More...

Republican candidates to qualify May 23-25 at Maxim Rd. location

The Lincoln County Republican Party will conduct qualifying for all local elections at 2957 Maxim Road, 30817 starting on May 23, 2012, 9 a.m. and ending May 25, 2012 at noon. Hours are from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Forty Miles of Bad Road

Julie wouldn’t look me in the eye. She tore off bits of paper napkin and rolled them into little balls. Every few seconds she’d glance at her girlfriend pleading for help. She was trying to explain what happened to her marriage. More...

Obituaries

Amos Frick Lake

Mrs. Amos Frick Lake, 91, entered into rest on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11 at Lincolnton City Cemetery with Revs. More...

Worship

Partridge girls compete in Bible drill

Emily & Jesse Partridge successfully competed in the 2012 Georgia Baptist Convention Children’s State Bible Drill held at First Baptist Church in Thomson, GA on March 27th. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

County raises sewage rates to help pay off USDA loan

Sewerage rates are on the rise for Lincoln County residents, effective May 20.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, May 10.  The rates will increase from $21 for the first More...

Judge Hammond receives national AAICPC award

Britt Hammond, juvenile court judge for the Toombs Judicial Circuit, received the 2012 “Mitchell Wendell Jurist Award” at the 38th Annual Association of Administrators for the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (AAICPC) Confe More...

Sheriff arrests county workers on theft charges

Two employees of the Lincoln County Water Department have been arrested on theft charges.  Willie Partlow, 59, of Lincoln County, was arrested on Tuesday, May 8, and charged with two counts of theft by taking, one count of theft by receiving sto More...

New tags on sale

New license plates went on sale Monday, May 7. More...

If my people...

Lois Fonseca was one of close to 50 people who participated in the 61st Annual “National Day of Prayer,” held on the steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse Thursday, May 3. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have been nursing four knee surgeries since last August. I’m not kidding. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

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.  More...

People

Retirement is good!

Mollie Wagoner (r) with Saralyn Ingram, Mollie’s sister from Augusta, posed with a copy of The Lincoln Journal in Key West, Florida. More...

Leathersville News

. Nancy Bailey spent Mother’s Day weekend with her daughter and grandchildren in Braselton. They enjoyed a cookout Saturday and attended church together Sunday where Whitney sang a Mother’s Day special.  . More...

Kelley and Freeland to exchange vows in ceremony Aug. 11

Mr. Stephen D. Kelley of Carnesville, Ga. is proud to announce the engagement of his daughter, Andrea L. Kelley to Bruce A. Freeland, Jr., son of Mr. Bruce A. Freeland of Elberton, Ga. and Mrs. Belinda White of Lincolnton.  More...