April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rosser, Wheeler to be honored during academic awards night

Hailey Rosser, STAR Student for LCHS, and STAR Teacher Amy Wheeler will be among those receiving recognition during Academic Honors Night set for Tuesday, April 30, at 7 p.m. More...

Erick Montgomery will speak on the restoration of Woodrow Wilson home

Erick Montgomery, executive director of Historic Augusta, Inc., will be the guest speaker for the ninth installment in the “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is schedul More...

Correction

The Lincoln Journal erroneously stated that Rita Hussey was the first individual to retire from the Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) in its April 18 edition. More...

News

Greene County Pro Rodeo to be held April 26th & 27th

Bill Dover and Bayne Cheeley, whose love of the rodeo grew from their participation at the Junior Rodeos and 4-H Fun Nights held in Union Point every summer, will be facing 1500 pounds of ferocious bull this weekend, April 26th and 27th.  More...

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK) for the next several weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852- 3216.  SPECIAL EVENTS  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Saturdays Meant BBQ

AND THAT MEANT A TRIP TO BUD HAWES ... I can’t quite place exactly where Bud Hawes’s pit-cooked barbecue operated when I was a kid but I still see the place. I know it was close by the telephone office off South Peachtree. 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...

Board hears update on budget; will tour schools to assess needs

An update on the budget for FY 2014 was heard by the Lincoln County Board of Education at its regular meeting held Tuesday, April 16.  More...

The Little Roy & Lizzy Show bring bluegrass festival back to state park

The sound of banjos, mandolins, and fiddles will echo throughout Elijah Clark State Park as the first-ever Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival gets underway Wednesday, May 1.  The festival will continue through Saturday, May 4.  More...

Commission votes to publish names of delinquent taxpayers

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners recently voted to publish the names of delinquent taxpayers for 2011 in the first edition of The Lincoln Journal after July 1.  More...

Contracts offered to teachers and other personnel

The Lincoln County Board of Education awarded contracts for teachers and other personnel for the 2013-2014 school year.  During the proceedings, Shane Purdy was approved as assistant superintendent for instruction. More...

Prom committee invites public to view decorations

The annual LCHS Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 27, from 8 until 11:30 p.m. More...

Snowballs in spring!

Truman (pictured) and Thelma Cox are enjoying the beauty of a snowball bush that has over 100 blossoms on it. The tree is located in front of their home on Lumber Street. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Tea for Two

As a baby born in Georgia, I can tell you that the mother’s milk of choice for a southern infant is sweet tea. I’m not kidding. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

TJ and Friends benefits cancer patients

TO THE EDITOR: TJ and Friends Cancer Foundation serves a seven county area that includes Elbert, Wilkes, Hart, Franklin, Oglethorpe, Lincoln, and Madison counties. More...

People

Garden club members help out with raised bed garden at The Home Place

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton Members met at The Home Place Adult Day Care facility on the Thomson Highway to take care of the vegetable planting bed on Thursday, April 18.  More...

Bountiful feast

During the week before Easter “Holy Week” the Lincoln County Ministerial Association organized a noon prayer and praise service each day followed by a prepared meal afterward at five of t More...

Dressing for the occasion

The ladies at Salem Baptist Church donned their Easter bonnets for Easter Sunday service. They invite the public to come and join them for Sunday and Wednesday evening services (hats optional). More...