May 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Decline in SPLOST revenues could lead to mill rate increase

Test scores, financial reports, and policies were among the routine items that were covered during the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, May 14.  During the meeting, Dr. More...

Legion Post 194 to host Memorial Day observance

American Legion Post 194 is set to host a Memorial Day service at the Post Home to pay tribute to all United States servicemen, past and present.  The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. More...

Crowd gathers to pay tribute to LCHS athletes at awards night

Approximately 450 people attended the LCHS Athletic Awards Night held Thursday, May 16, in the school auditorium.  Guests were welcomed to the ceremony by Randy Smith, tennis and drama coach.  More...

News

CCLC reports on May meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met May 16 at the public library at 6:30 p.m. President Al Bean opened the meeting. Vice president Linda Burns welcomed the members and guest. John Kennedy gave the invocation. More...

Opinions

Between the Bookends

If you haven’t done your spring cleaning yet, good. Here are some tips for everyone to keep your home safe. l Hazardous waste needs to be disposed of properly. These include aerosol cans, batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, and paint. More...

Across The Savannah

Summer Sensations Interactuve Journalism at its Most Delicious

Last Thursday, just before I took my daily two-mile run/walk hunger struck. A few bites of watermelon did the trick. When I bit into that cold sweet watermelon a flood of summer memories rushed in. More...

People

‘Grandkids Day’ to be held at Historical Park June 1

The Lincoln County Historical Society will hold its annual Grandkid's Day on Saturday June 1st at the Lincoln County Historical Park from 10 am to 1 pm. More...

Great day of fishing!

Bryar Rhoden, age 4, is shown with the shell cracker he caught with his dad and grandpa on May 15 near his home in Wells Creek. More...

Leathersville News

l Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited William and Lee Bentley Friday night. Brenda and Lee attended the Relay for Life Walk. l Jay Watson and Joshua Rice and two sons visited with Kenneth and Donna Abel on Sunday. 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...

BOE to hold public hearings for input on campus closing

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to hold hearings to look at the possibility of moving LCMS to LCHS’s new campus.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the board Tuesday, May 14.  Voting in favor of the hearings w More...

Graduation exercises to be held for 91 seniors at Bufford Field Fri.

Graduation exercises for 91 LCHS seniors will be held Friday, May 24, at Buddy Bufford Field, beginning at 8 p.m.  A highlight of the commencement exercise will be addresses delivered by Behren Bass, valedictorian, and Hailey Rosser, salutatoria More...

Cole’s work on display

Oil paintings by Chad Cole (l), an artist based in North Augusta, South Carolina, are currently on display at the Lincoln Artisans Gallery. More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Memorial Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 27.  The deadline for all news and advertisements to appear in the June 6 edition of the paper is Friday, May 24, at 2 p.m.  We hope everyone has a safe and happy More...

Commissioners hold called meeting to discuss premiums

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting Thursday, May 16, to discuss health insurance renewal rates.  The group studied various options and decided to vote on the matter at a later date.  The next regular meeting of More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Ibe got a code

As much as I tried to deny it I finally had to admit that I had succumbed to a nasty pre-summer cold. More...

BOE should use common sense

TO THE EDITOR  More...

Obituaries

Barbara Corinne Joanis Aube

Mrs. Barbara Corinne Joanis Aube, 81, of Pointe Pleasant Road., entered into rest May 7, 2013 at her residence.  A memorial mass for the family was conducted at 11 a.m. from St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church on May 25.  More...

Wylie Fred Truitt

Wylie Fred Truitt, 75, of Albany, Ga., entered into rest Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Phoebe North Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 20 at Mathews Funeral Home with Mr. Ross Powell and Rev. Tom Pollock officiating. More...

Public Notices

LEGAL

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LINCOLN Under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in that certain Deed to Secure Debt (“Security Deed”) executed by Dan Bartlett, individually an More...