August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Reese Family Singing to be held at First Assembly Sat.

The family of Ross and Eunice Reese will host a “Reese Family Singing” on Saturday, August 25, at 7 p.m. More...

Devils squeak by Indians

Wide receiver Zireycus Letman carries for a gain during the Lincoln County Red Devils’ scrimmage game against the Vidalia Indians held Friday, August 17, at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Friends of Elijah receive a grant from Plum Creek

The Friends of Elijah, an organization dedicated to supporting Elijah Clark State Park, was recently awarded a $2,300 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation.  More...

Journal publisher forced to increase advertising rates

For the first time in over six years, there will be an increase in advertising rates for the print edition of The Lincoln Journal.  The increase will take effect September 1, 2012.  More...

Voter registration drive will be held at First Baptist

A voter registration drive for the upcoming General Election will be held Saturday, August 25, from 9 until 12 a.m. More...

News

New flag presented to LCHS

The flag at Lincoln County High School was destroyed in a storm this summer. Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society is donating a new flag to the school. More...

WMA’s offer prime hunting opportunity for children

The long-awaited opening day of the statewide dove season traditionally is considered the beginning of the fall hunting season. More...

Obtain a HIP permit before pursuing dove and other birds

The free Migratory Bird Hunting license (HIP) requires all hunters pursuing doves, ducks, geese, rails and other migratory bird species to complete an annual harvest survey. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Crossing the Race Line With a little help from the jukebox

Author’s Note: Parts of this essay include excerpts from Save The Last Dance For Me, University of South Carolina Press.  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...

BOE millage rates remain unchanged; fund balance will cover the shortfall

With a 2.5-percent drop in the tax digest, the Lincoln County Board of Education voted to propose keeping the maintenance and operations millage rate at 16.829 mills and the bond millage at 2.952.  The action was taking at the group’s regu More...

Agriculture commissioner speaks to members of concerned citizens group

Gary Black, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, was the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County (CCLC) held Thursday, August 16.  Agriculture is the largest business in Georgia.  T More...

Proposed detour will be discussed at open house

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) will host an open house to give the public an opportunity to view a proposed project detour that will be implemented in conjunction with the replacement of the bridge over Soap Creek on Highway 378 (Stat More...

Phil McCall will speak on Civil War at History in the Park set for Sept. 6

Phil McCall, an amateur historian from Woodstock, Georgia, will be the guest speaker for the fourth installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled t More...

Getting acquainted

The first day of school for Lincoln County students was Friday, August 10. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I am not a hypochondriac. I know because I looked it up and I am nothing like the people it describes. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Everything comes at a price!

LETTER TO THE EDITOR  What is free? Can anyone tell me another definition besides a gift freely given? Is there anyone who believes a “free gift” has been paid for by someone? Think about it.  More...

People

Laura Marie Parker weds William H. Gay June 30

Laura Marie Parker and William Howell Gay were united in marriage June 30, 2012 at Union Chapel United Methodist Church in Monroe, Ga. Rev. More...

Leathersville News

• Michael Ferguson visited William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon.  • Raymond and Elaine Timmerman, Erin Cooper and Lisa Mahaffey spent Saturday with William and Lee Bentley.  • Nobie Dean Hawes visited with William and Le More...

Hunter Via celebrates his tenth birthday with party at grandparents

Hunter Via, son of Tim and Robin Via of Augusta, Ga., celebrated his tenth birthday on August 4, 2012 at the home of his grandparents, Bob and Shirley Campbell of Lincolnton. More...