February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Representatives of congressman will be at library Fri.

United States Representative Paul Broun recently announced that he will once again bring the services of his congressional office directly to the residents of the 10th District through his “Constituent Service Days” initiative.  On F More...

Weatherization is being offered to qualified residents

Applications for help in weatherizing those drafty windows and doors will be accepted at The Lincoln Center on Tuesday, March 5, beginning at 10:30 a.m.  Representatives from the Weatherization Assistance Program, sponsored by the CSRA Economic More...

Check from Shepeard

Emily Sturkie (back, far right) of the Shepeard Community Blood Center presented the officers of the LCHS HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) a check for $500, which they earned through the 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...

News

Betty Slaton presents program on Founding Fathers to Colonial Dames

The Fort James Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century meeting was held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Washington Woman's Club. President Pat Thomas led the chapter in the opening ritual. The opening prayer was given by Chaplain Gail Lavender. More...

Ga. Department of Agriculture issues EHV-1 outbreak warning

A horse participating in the Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS), horse show in Ocala was referred to the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine after showing clinical neurological signs on February 20, 2013. More...

Pre-K registration to be held March 13

Lincoln County Schools Pre-K registration will be held Wednesday, March 13, at 8 a.m. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Breaker, Breaker, Heartbreaker

WHAT A BLESSING MY TWOWAY RADIO WAS ... In the mid 1970s I made long lonely drives to Charleston, West Virginia. A town called St. Albans to be exact and more precisely a home at 55 B 10th Avenue. More...

Obituaries

Patsy James

Mrs. Patsy James, 77, of Thomson, Ga., entered into rest Wednesday, February 20, 2013. She was the widow of the late D. J. James.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, February 23 at Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

Richard Hansel Phillips

Mr. Richard Hansel Phillips, 69, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 22 at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton. More...

William Allen Prather

William Allen "Billy" Prather, Sr., 79, husband of Frances "Kirby" Bryant Prather, died Thursday, February 21, 2013 at his home.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Rocky Branch Golf Course purchased by local investors

The Rocky Branch Golf Course, which has been in foreclosure for years, has been rescued by Al Holloway, Dr. More...

Three exhibitors will take part in steer, heifer show

The 59th Annual Washington Area Junior Steer & Heifer Show & Sale will take place at the McGill- Woodruff Agricultural Center in Washington on Saturday March 2.  Kyle Gillooly of Wadley has been invited to judge the event, which will fea More...

Community Service Awards will be presented tonight

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Thursday, February 28, at 7 p.m. More...

Bob Young will be guest speaker at ‘History in the Park’ March 7

Bob Young, former mayor of Augusta and author of “The Treasure Train,” will be the guest speaker for the seventh installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  T More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Dream a little dream with me

A few years ago my sister and her high school graduating class celebrated 50 years since that day in ’61 when they all became so-called adults.  More...

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr. georgia.gov. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  Q: May I keep a wolf-dog hybrid as a pet?  More...

People

Griffin, Reed visit Wee Wisdom

Wee Wisdom Little School observed Dental Health Month by inviting Dr. Griffin and Paige Reed to visit and talk with the children about their teeth. More...

Leathersville News

l Ethan Mahaffey, Bert Moody and Berkley Hancock visited William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon. l Raymond Timmerman spent Monday 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...