November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff files complaint with state alleging voter fraud

Lincoln County Sheriff Gerald Lawson filed a complaint with the Elections Division of the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office alleging improprieties related to absentee ballots associated with the General Election on November 6.  More...

Make reservations now for Legislative Breakfast Nov. 29

Make reservations now for “Breakfast With Our Legislators,” set for Thursday, November 29, from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. More...

Edwards, McKellar graduate from GAED training program

Debbie Justice, administrator of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, and Gary Edwards, owner of Centerville Equine and president of the Lincoln County Historical Society, are recent graduates of the Georgia Academy for Economic Develop More...

Journal office will be closed for Thanksgiving

In observance of the Thanksgiving holidays, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23.  Deadlines for the November 29 edition will remain the same.  We hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving More...

News

Little Theater to present Messiah at Pope Center

The Washington Little Theater Company will present The Washington Chorale and Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra in a presentation of portions or George F. Handel's oratorio, Messiah, on Friday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Ga. Dept. of Agri. taking applications for GATE program

Commissioner Gary W. More...

Georgia saw little relief from October rainfall

Temperatures in Georgia were within one degree of normal across the state in October. Rainfall continued to be light across most of the state, continuing a trend from a dry September. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

It was our Myrtle Beach

I did my best to catch her up to date and our emails revived good times. What a special place the park was in the 1960s. You can’t think of that park and not think of the Fortson family. More...

Obituaries

Krissy Beggs Kitchens

Mrs. Krissy Beggs Kitchens, 29, of 212 Valdez Dr. , entered into rest on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 14, at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Callaway and Rev. More...

Dr. Rebecca Groves Daneman

Dr. Rebecca Groves Daneman, 80, entered into rest on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Addison Belangia officiating. More...

Bobby Ray Harris Sr.

Bobby Ray Harris, Sr., 56, of Green Acres Road died November 11, 2012 at his residence. He was a native of Aiken, S.C. More...

New Code of Conduct results in drop in disciplinary referrals

The new Lincoln County Schools Code of Conduct has produced significant changes in discipline data since its implementation approximately four months ago, according to Dr. More...

Red Devils vs. Bulldogs in first round of playoffs

With a definite feeling of déjà vu, Lincoln County will again host the Hancock Central High School Bulldogs at Buddy Bufford Field.  However, this Friday, much more is on the line than two weeks earlier, as the winner will advance to the Class A More...

Churches will host Thanksgiving dinner at Lincoln Center

Several local churches are hosting the “Third Annual Turkey ‘n’ Blessing” from noon until 2 p.m. More...

Students share thoughts on Thanksgiving

It’s always interesting to take a look at what goes on in the minds of adolescents, so we at The Lincoln Journal asked students at LCMS to share with us their favorite part of Thanksgiving.  The answers were funny, heartwarming, and even p More...

Make plans for parade!

Grand Marshal Denise Hamrick (pictured at last year’s festivities) will lead the 2012 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, which is scheduled to begin winding its way through the city at 3 p.m. More...

Wounded Warrior funds position for veterans’ outreach in county

The Augusta Warrior Project (AWP) announced that it will receive a $75,000 grant from the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to expand its services to veterans in Lincoln, Burke, McDuffie, Warren, Glascock, Jefferson, and Jenkins counties in Georgia and t More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Thanks...thanks a lot!

In spite of all the red and green you see in the department stores the last two weeks, it is not Christmas. In fact, we have yet to celebrate one of my very favorite holidays…. Thanksgiving. More...

Political Cartoon

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Hudgens urges residents to use caution with holiday cooking

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to use caution with holiday cooking, and when they heat up leftovers on the stove after the holidays. More...

People

Jewel Flanigan donates her hair to Locks of Love

Jewel Love Flanigan, 10-yearold daughter of John David & Renee Flanigan and granddaughter of Dean Flanigan and the late Everette Flanigan grew her hair out in order to donate to "Locks of Love."  Although she was skeptical about cutting so m More...

Tree of Remembrance will shine a light for loved ones

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2012. More...

Leathersville News

l Chuck Mahaffey visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday night and Nancy Bailey visited Wednesday morning. l Raymond and Elaine Timmerman brought lunch on Thursday and spent the day with William and Lee Bentley. 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...