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Ceremony honoring Clark to be held at park Sunday

Elijah Clark State Park will host a special program honoring Gen. Clark at 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 10.  The event is being held in conjunction with activities commemorating the 234th anniversary of the Battle of Kettle Creek.  More...

Small luminary ceremony is held at kickoff for ACS Relay for Life

The 2013 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life Kickoff was held Thursday, January 31, in the Family Life Center at First Assembly of God.  This year’s theme is “‘Toon’ing Out Cancer,” which mea More...

Deal, GEMA and NWS offer severe weather safety tips

“Severe Weather Awareness Week” began Monday, February 4, and will continue through Friday, February 8.  Throughout the week, emergency management personnel are focusing on family preparedness and thunderstorm, tornado, lightning, an More...

News

Isakson, Chambliss vote to cut spending and prevent haphazard last-minute deals

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LCHS will host financial aid workshop for parents, seniors

LCHS is set to host a financial aid workshop on Thursday, February 21, at 6 p.m. More...

Register now to compete in Pinewood Derby

The Royal Ranger’s Outpost 106 will conduct its annual Pinewood Derby race on Fri., March 1 in the Family Life Center at First Assembly of God, Thomson Hwy.  The race is open to all boys in the county between the ages of 5 and 14. More...

Opinions

Ricky Lee Crook

Mr. Ricky Lee Crook, 55, of Lovelace Road, entered into rest on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, at Loco Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Olen Dean Sheperd

Beloved father, friend, and patriot, Olen Dean Sheperd passed away in Washington, Ga. January 30, 2013 after living a wonderful life.  Funeral services were held on Sunday, February 3 at St. Paul United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Across The Savannah

Paving the Road to Hell Good intentions gone bad

A few years back a former student asked me to help a friend of hers get a book together. I did and the book became Mind on the Run: A Bipolar Chronicle. 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...

Council adopts ‘squirrel ordinance’; postpones vote on garbage disposal

A “squirrel ordinance” was adopted at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, February 4.  In addition to the new ordinance, the council amended the existing ordinance, governing the use of firearms in the cit More...

Gallery open house will feature tours and local artisans Feb. 16

An open house will be held at Lincoln Artisans on Saturday, February 16, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The open house will feature tours of the gallery, refreshments, and a special drawing for a lovely piece of artwork. More...

Grand jury hands down indictments in several cases

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Monday, January 28, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding.  More...

Cost of production results in increase in newspaper prices

Effective March 1, 2013, there will be an increase in subscription rates for The Lincoln Journal.  This marks only the second rate increase in 14 years.  “It is with regret that we have been forced to increase our rates,” publis More...

Chamber seeking nominations for 2012 Business of the Year

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2012 “Business of the Year.”  The award recognizes notable entrepreneurial and business accomplishments made by chamber members in the area.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Lest we forget

With all the talk lately of gun control and the second amendment our country has once again shown a diversity of opinion in matters of our Constitution.  Many of you will remember back in 1999 when Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado wa More...

Political Cartoon

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Food pantry gives thanks

TO THE EDITOR  In everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. I Thes. 5:18  The Lincoln County Food Pantry provides food to the homeless, unemployed, disadvantaged, children and seniors. More...

People

Garrard celebrates 90th birthday

Roy L. Garrard, Sr., of Martinez, Ga. recently celebrated is 90th birthday at the Georgia War Veterans Home in Augusta where he has resided for the past two years. Mr. More...

Leathersville News

• Brenda and Franklin Bowick were Saturday afternoon visitors of William and Lee Bentley.  • Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their mother, Susan Bryant, during the week. More...

Jefferson Ross to perform live acoustic show at Vineyard Cafe

Lincoln County native Jefferson (Jeff) Ross brings his “Grooves, Grits and Great Stories” to Augusta’s Vineyard Café for a live acoustic concert Friday night, March 1 at 7:30 PM.   More...