June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s office reports on most recent telephone scam

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office urges residents to beware of telephone scams.  According to Robert Torres, a criminal investigator with the sheriff’s office, “Last week, I was notified by a concerned citizen regarding a tel More...

Flint knapping at the park

Rick Bernatos (seated, c) and Will Jordan (seated, l) were on hand June 16 and 17 teaching visitors at Elijah Clark State Park how to make arrowheads and other artifacts from natural stone, a practic More...

News

Willingham will be guest speaker at ‘History in the Park’ July 5

What are you doing to observe Independence Day? More...

Ga. Dept. of Natural Resources seeks volunteers for bat survey

Batty about bats? Concerned about the conservation of underappreciated flying mammals?  The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has a volunteer opportunity for you.  More...

Mighty Peanut to perform at Post 597 July 7

By popular demand, radio personality and D.J. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A Trip Down Memory Lane Before Toilet Paper Came Along

It stood a strategic ways from the house and no home could do without one. People loved using it when the time was right. This staple of life never failed to make people feel better. More...

Sports

Basketball camp

Lincoln County Community Partnership hosted a week-long basketball camp this week for students participating in the summer program. More...

Worship

Fordham will be guest speaker at revival services

Keith Fordham will be the guest speaker at Morningside Baptist Church during revival services beginning Sun., June 24 at 11 a.m. Evening services will continue Sun. - Wed., June 27 at 7 p.m. nightly.  More...

BOC hears concerns about roads; receives grant for striping, signs

Roads topped the agenda at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, June 14.  Speaking from the floor, Stanley Key said, “The community wants to know the commission’s plans for repairing Firetow More...

Proceeds from wing cook-off will benefit Founders’ Spring

Proceeds from the Third Annual Downtown Wing Cook-Off, set for Saturday, June 30, will benefit the Lincolnton Historical Commission’s initiative to create a city park at Founders’ Spring, located on Groves Street.  The wing cook-off More...

System introduces new Code of Conduct based on PBIS

A summary of changes to the Code of Conduct and the student handbook was given at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, June 12.  More...

Early deadline

In observance of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal will close Thursday, June 28, at 5 p.m. and remain closed through the week of July 2-6.  In a departure from the regular schedule, the office will be open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Disappointed in Dept. of Revenue’s PRB report

Taxpayers, I have a couple of questions for you to ponder. Questions about the Department of Revenue’s review of the Lincoln County property assessment process.  More...

Fairness for all

TO THE EDITOR  I addressed the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners concerning an issue with the Blackjack Sewer System. Due to the five minute time limit allowed to speak, I was unable to present my entire statement. More...

Tax relief on the ballot

TO THE EDITOR:  In 2010, over 75% of the voters in Lincoln County decided that our senior citizens deserved what seniors in other Georgia counties get, a property tax break.  More...

People

Winning entries

Seven LCHS students were honored Sunday, May 13, at the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta for their winning entries in the 2012 Combining Voices Literary Competition. More...

Leathersville News

. Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon.  . Raymond Timmerman visited with William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon.  . Lisa Mahaffey spent the day Saturday with her parents, William and Lee Bentley.  . More...

LCMS announces students named to honor roll for final semester

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll for the last semester. Honor Roll students must have a 90 or above is all subjects. 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...