October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LCES PTO to host carnival at county recreation complex

The LCES Fall Carnival will be held from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

Juveniles arrested for sexual assault of female minor

Two male 13 year olds were arrested on Wednesday, October 3, and charged with aggravated sodomy in a case involving an 11-yearold female.  According to a report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Tony Grooms, chief investigator More...

Mountain swarms with visitors

Stan Pefley of the Columbia Gem & Mineral Society digs for rutile and other minerals at the biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig held Friday, October 5, through Sunday, October 7. More...

News

Some of the long-term unemployed may qualify for EUC Tier 4 benefits

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced that some longterm unemployed workers may be eligible for additional Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) in Georgia after Sunday, Oct. 7. More...

Kids to be shot at clubhouse on Oct. 23-25

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal.  This year, a photographer from Interpress Studios, LLC in Loganville More...

NRCS announces sign-up period for EQIP ends Nov. 2

James E. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Short Sad Life of Snakes

Back in the 1980s when I was the managing editor of South Carolina Wildlife magazine a lean, tall drunk staggered into my office one afternoon. He wore a big cowboy hat, fancy boots, and a string tie adorned by a silver and turquoise clasp. More...

Sports

Devils beat Warren 49-6, will play Aquinas on TV

WARRENTON – Lincoln County’s high school became only the second in Georgia to win 700 football games with a 49-6 whipping of Warren County’s Screaming Devils here last Friday night.  More...

Obituaries

Mary Helen Bond Borders

Mary Helen Bond Borders, 82, of Dewy Rose, Ga., wife of the late Thomas Malcom “Cooter” Borders, Jr., entered into rest Wednesday, October 3, 2012 in Spring Valley Health Care Center.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Wanda Jean Dunaway

Mrs. Wanda Jean Dunaway, 60, Hephzibah Church Road, entered into rest on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga.  Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Amendment has significant implications for education

When Lincoln Countians and other Georgians go to the polls on November 6, they will vote on a proposed change to the state constitution that has significant implications for the state’s public schools.  More...

Russ Taff is special guest at Easters’ Fall Festival

Russ Taft, five-time Grammy award winner, is set to appear at the Second Annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Fall Festival held Thursday, October 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Lewis Family Homeplace on Lewis Family Road.  More...

Tentative jurors announced for civil trial week

The Lincoln County Superior court will hear civil cases beginning Monday, October 15, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

FOL’s ‘Step Back in Time’ calendar is dedicated to Welcome E. Mason

The Lincoln County Friends of the Library’s (FOL) 2013 “Step Back in Time” keepsake calendar is currently on sale at the library.  This year’s calendar is dedicated to Welcome E. More...

Early voting will begin Oct. 15

Early voting in the General Election/ Special Election will begin Monday, October 15, and continue through Friday, November, 2 at the Lincoln County Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in The Lincoln Center at 160 May Avenue.  Unlik More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Friends and Faux Friends

Maybe it’s the nice cool falllike weather or maybe it’s just that people put on their best faces and attitudes during election season. Whatever it is, I like it.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Corps meeting in McCormick

TO THE EDITOR:  More...

People

Wounded Warriors enjoy day of fishing and cookout Sept. 15

Tommy and Lou Lee hosted a group of Wounded Warriors, along with family members, with a full day of food and fun at Savannah Lakes Marina on September, 15.  The morning began with a fishing trip - complete with guide. More...

Leathersville News

l Jackie Bonner, Rev. Deryl Odom, Raymond Timmerman, and Pat Leech have been visitors in the home of William and Lee Bentley. l Lee Bentley attended a class reunion at the old Troy School House in Troy, S.C. on Saturday. l Carla, Al, A.J. More...

A trip to Conyers

Ms. Mary Dell went to Conyers, Ga. for her annual family reunion. It sure was nice to see all her family and missed the ones that are gone to be with our Lord. 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...