October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Shooting at U.H. results in death of Lincolnton man

A Lincoln County man was shot and killed at University Hospital in Augusta.  Allegedly, Charles William Gorrell, 85, of North Augusta, South Carolina, entered the room of his wife, Frances Gorrell, 83, at 3:10 p.m. More...

Chief Justice reports on city arrests and incidents

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.  More...

Homecoming Court

The members of the 2012 Homecoming Court at LCHS were (l-r) Emilee Woodall, Freshman Class representative; Hannah Shelton, Sophomore Class representative; Caroline Spratlin, Junior Class representati More...

Davis to speak on art and science of blacksmithing at May House

Mark Davis, a blacksmith from the Athens area, will be the guest speaker for the sixth installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 More...

Young ladies will compete for title of Miss LCHS

The Miss LCHS Pageant 2013 will be held Tuesday, October 30, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.  The entertainment for the evening is a costume contest for children three to eight years of age. More...

News

Elections office will offer Saturday voting Oct. 27

Early voting in the General Election/ Special Election will continue through Friday, November, 2 at the Lincoln County Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in The Lincoln Center at 160 May Avenue.  Unlike the primary, voters may cros More...

Trick or Reading to be held Oct. 31 at the library annex

The Friends of the Library will be sponsoring a Halloween event on Wed., Oct. 31 called Trick or Reading.  It is for children from two years old to the fifth grade. The fun starts at 3 p.m. and will conclude at 6 p.m.  More...

Active adult class

The YMCA is offering Active Older Adult Classes at the Lincoln County Recreation Gym, 1972 Rowland-York Road, Lincolnton, on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Cost is $35 for 8 classes that expire in 3 months. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Are You Older Than Dirt? Take the Quiz

Down in Wrightsville is a good friend who subscribes to the Lincoln Journal just so he can read my columns. Writers appreciate loyal readers like Charlie Smith. More...

Sports

Devils roll over GMC 57-7, will face Twiggs this week

Lincoln County’s 57-7 victory over GMC last Friday marked the continuation of Coach Larry Campbell’s winning streak in homecom- not lost a homecoming game in Campbell’s 41 years as Devil head coach.  More...

Region 7-A

SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 5-2 33 East Laurens 13 28 G. Walton 21 42 Josey 0 50 Twiggs Co. 8 31 Hancock 6 13 Lincoln Co. 20 14 Wilkinson 42 10/26 Warren Co. 11/2 @ GMC 11/9 @ Presbyterian   More...

Obituaries

Alvin Euguene Lamar

Mr. Alvin Euguene “Gene” Lamar , 79, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Friday, October 19, 2012 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. More...

Barbara Washburn

Barbara Washburn, 76, entered into rest October 16, 2012 at her residence.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 25th from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. As per her wishes, no services are planned.  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...

Georgia students perform well compared to nation

Things are looking up for education in Georgia, according to Dr. More...

Bussey is crowned queen; LCHS seniors recognized

Dasha Bussey was crowned LCHS Homecoming Queen when the Red Devils met GMC at Buddy Bufford Field Friday, October 19.  She is the daughter of Freida Gartrell and Reginald Gaye.  Behren Bass, who is the daughter of Michee and Michael Ferguso More...

Food pantry issues plea to citizens for holiday items

With the holidays fast approaching, the Lincoln County Food Pantry is asking for help from the community.  Specifically, the pantry is in need of:  (1) Jellied cranberry sauce.  (2) Canned or fresh yams.  (3) Cornbread stuffing m More...

Moragne chronicles the history of Four Points Consolidated School

The genealogy department at the Lincoln County Library has added another gold mine of historical wealth to its shelves: “History of Four Points Consolidated School District, Lincoln County, Georgia, 1924-1945.”  The book was compiled More...

LaValley’s goal is to bring scouting back to county

Ty LaValley has been named the new district executive for the Georgia-Carolina Boy Scouts of America’s Upper River and Kiokee districts.  The Upper River District includes Lincoln County.  Although the county is home to the Knox Scout More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Not stupid? Then vote!

I’m guessing that in this particular presidential election there will be one of the greatest turnouts of voters than we have seen in many years.  Still, you’ll have your--“I’m not getting off this couch to go and stand in More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Vote no on Charter School Amendment

TO THE EDITOR  The purpose of this letter is to encourage the citizens of Lincoln County to vote no on the Charter School Amendment and here are my reasons:  More...

People

Armour celebrates her first birthday with party Sept. 29

Addie Elizabeth Armour, daughter of Justin and Audra Armour, celebrated her first birthday with a Baby Chick party at the Metasville School House Saturday, September 29. More...

Swinging seniors

The YMCA is offering a Swinging Seniors class at Lincoln County Recreation Gym, 1972 Rowland- York Road, Lincolnton, on Fridays at 10:30 PM. Swinging Seniors is a fun cardio dance class for beginners. More...

Learning about fire safety

Michael Wengrow and David Montgomery visited Wee Wisdom and talked to the children about fire safety. The children received firefighter stickers and had a lot of fun. More...

Worship

Pastor anniversary

Parks Grove F.B.H. Church will celebrate Pastor Tonita Cody’s 14th anniversary on Sun., Nov. 18, 3 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. Pastor Kimberly Leverett of Washington, Ga., will be special guest. Everyone is invited.   More...

Church dedication

True Friendship Church invites the public to the dedication service of its church located at 3086 Chamberlain Ferry Rd., on Sun., Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. Rev. Daravious S. Cullars is pastor.   More...

Choir anniversary

First Baptist Church Gospel Choir will celebrate its anniversary Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. All area choirs are invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.   More...