December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Santa cleared to land his sleigh in Georgia

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. More...

Early deadlines for upcoming holiday season

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Friday, December 21, through Friday, December 28, for the Christmas holidays.  More...

News

DOT suspending lane closures for holiday travels

As Christmas Day falls on Tuesday this year, the Georgia Department of Transportation anticipates more travelers than usual during the holiday week. More...

Corps collecting used Christmas trees for fish habitat in the lake

This holiday season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District is turning used Christmas trees into fish habitat at J. More...

Opinions

Jingle Bells: The Song That Started A Feud

Across The Savannah

It’s one of the more popular Christmas songs. It’s also a song that lends itself to all sorts of versions and lyrics. Back in my boyhood school days, classmate Carl Ivey would sing “Jingle Bells” come Christmas time. More...

Obituaries

Earlene Cawley

Miss Earlene Cawley, 63, of Hearst-Cebo Road, entered into rest on Monday, December 10, 2012 at Heritage Health Care, Washington, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 13 at Goshen Baptist Church with Revs. More...

John D. Craig

Mr. John D. Craig, 75, of Savannah Lakes Village went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday morning, December 16, 2012 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, S.C.  Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. More...

Jean Taylor Godsey

Mrs. Jean Taylor Godsey, 72, of Washington, entered into rest Saturday, December 15, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Ga.  A memorial service was held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18 at Hopkins Funeral Home with the Rev. 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...

Commissioners take action to finalize Blackjack Sewer Project

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners took action to finalize the Blackjack Sewer Project at the group’s regular meeting held Thursday, December 13.  More...

BOE hears presentation on new Georgia Student Growth Model

The Georgia Student Growth Model was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, December 11.  More...

LCES students select presents for Santa

With Christmas right around the corner, we thought it would be interesting to ask students at LCES what kind of gift they would like to give Santa.  A sampling of their responses is as follows:  Destiny Booker: “Cookies and milk becau More...

Editorial Page

Holiday travel expected to increase as Americans take a trip this holiday season

AAA projects 93.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holidays, an increase of 1.6 percent from the 91.8 million people who traveled last year. The year-end holiday travel period is defined as Saturday, Dec. More...

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Hudgens offers fire safety tips for the holiday season

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to keep safety in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays.  “Don’t let fire turn your holiday into a tragedy,” Commissioner Hudgens said. More...

People

First Place – Novelty Best Christmas Entry

THE HARRIS FAMILY More...

Great performance at invitational

Congratulations to the members of the LCHS speech and debate team for their performance at the Blue Devil Invitational this past Saturday at Williston-Elko High School in Williston, South Carolina (a More...

Erin Christine Wessinger weds Thomas Russell Burton Nov. 24

Erin Christine Wessinger and Thomas Russell Burton were united in marriage on Saturday, November 24, 2012. The couple selected a casual, fall setting at the groom’s family farm in Lincolnton for their afternoon ceremony.  More...