August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Apologies go out to readers for sticker failure

The application of political advertising stickers to the front page of last week’s edition of The Lincoln Journal caused quite a stir when the adhesive turned out to be much too sticky. More...

Red Devils pay their dues

With the sun broiling down and humidity hanging thick in the air, the Lincoln County Red Devils are practicing two hours a day in preparation for the upcoming season. More...

Back-to-school tax holiday Aug. 10-11

In these bleak economic times, Georgians will get a much-needed break on back-to-school purchases during the sales tax holiday, which begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, August 10, and continues until midnight Saturday, August 11.  More...

News

Friends of Elijah Clark to host golf tourney Sept. 12

Friends of Elijah Clark will host a golf event on Wednesday, September 12 at Double Branches Golf Course. Package will include golf cart, prizes and barbecue. More...

LCMS will offer back-to-school price on yearbook

The LCMS yearbook staff is gearing up to create the third yearbook designed especially for our middle school students. Books will be on sale on Wednesday, August 8, for $30.00, during LCMS’ Open House. More...

New Georgia hunting season and regulations guide now available

The 2012-2013 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Where Despair Lives   More...

Obituaries

Michael Anthony Tanner

Mr. Michael Anthony Tanner, 45, of Bartram Trace, entered into rest in Wilkes County on Thursday, July 26, 2012.  Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 29 at Tabor Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Reviere officiating. More...

John Martin Warther Jr.

John Martin “Marty” Warther, Jr. of Miami Drive entered into rest on July 20, 2012 at Lake Crossing Nursing Home in Appling, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. 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...

Campbell commends teachers for improvements in test scores

A report was issued recently concerning scores on the CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Tests) and EOCT (End-of-Course Tests) assessments.  According to the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE), the 2012 CRCT results show that more studen More...

Moss will speak on city cemetery as part of ‘History in the Park’

Dwain Moss, Lincoln County historian, will be the guest speaker for the third installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.   The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

General Primary election results

Close to 49 percent of Lincoln County voters cast their ballots in the General Primary/Non-Partisan/Special Election held Tuesday, July 31.  In the race for chairman of the county commission, incumbent Wade Johnson received 51.31 percent of the More...

History enthusiasts will enjoy reading ‘Lillie Bell: A Memoir’

In what amounts to a priceless gift to Lincoln County history buffs, Lillian Beard Christopher has published the writings of her mother, Lillie Bell Jones Beard, titled “Lillie Bell: A Memoir.”  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’m sitting here at home today waiting on the news that a new baby girl has been born into our family. Her great-grandmother is texting me regularly to keep me abreast of every centimeter reading. 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. More...

People

Students named to Dean’s List at Ga. Southern

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 2,398 students for excellence in academics on the 2012 Spring Semester Dean’s List. More...

Broome is guest speaker at WWSAR meeting July 19

Thad Broome was the speaker for the meeting of the WWSAR, Thursday, July 19, at the Washington Woman’s Club.  More...

Leathersville News

. Marion and Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon.  . Marion and Hilda Cliatt spent several days in Guyton with their daughter’s family, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Berry and Brooke, the past week.  . More...