August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents urged to roll up their sleeves for blood drive

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, August 17, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 30 units.  More...

The ‘Journey’ to halftime begins

The LCHS Red Devil Pride Marching Band’s halftime show this year will be based on the music of Journey. More...

Chamber sets August 22 as deadline for Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant

The Fifth Annual Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant will take place Saturday, September 7, at 2 p.m. on The Point at Elijah Clark State Park.  The event is being sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Detours in effect

Detours are now in place for the construction of passing lanes on the Augusta Highway. The passing lanes will comprise 2.689 miles of roadway. More...

News

Vickers, Doupe and McCall will be CCLC guest speakers

The “CCLC” Concerned Citizens Lincoln County is excited to have these speakers at our next meeting Thurs., Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library.  More...

Team Tanner benefit poker run to be held at Post 194 Oct. 5

A bikers and cowboys poker run and trail ride to benefit Tanner Savage, our superhero defeating cancer will be held Saturday, October 5 at the American Legion in Lincolnton. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The horse ride will leave out at 10 a.m. More...

At home caregivers will speak at chamber breakfast August 20

Please join the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce for the 5th edition of Breakfast Business Network: Food for Thought. Thank you to everyone who joined us last month, as our local banking community, including Mr. More...

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Across The Savannah

What I Learned on the Road

Thanks to a book project I’ve explored a lot of places, documented them in words and images, and researched them further. Here’s some of what I learned over two years of travel.  More...

Between the Bookends

We have great news at our library. We now have the capability to print color copies. This is wonderful for our patrons who needed that color copy for a project, announcements, etc. More...

Obituaries

Edwin Sanders Burgess

Mr. Edwin Sanders Burgess, 69, Remsen Road, entered into rest on Friday, August 9, 2013 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 11 at Burgess Family Cemetery at 2578 Remsen Rd. with Rev. Thomas Moon and Rev. More...

Marlene Bobo Dennis

Mrs. Marlene Bobo Dennis, 64, of Forest Lakes Estates entered into rest August 6, 2013.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 9 at Resthaven Cemetery in Washington, Ga. with Rev. Bob Gosey officiating.  More...

Rosalyn Spratlin Hawkins

Mrs. Rosalyn Spratlin Hawkins, 87 entered into rest on Saturday, August 10, 2013.  Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 12 at Lincolnton United Methodist Church with Rev. James Bocian officiating. 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...

Commission subscribes to GFC; OES receives life-saving software

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to subscribe to the services offered by the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) at the group’s regular meeting Thursday, August 8.  The county dropped out of the GFC program in 2010, when the c More...

Sponsors needed to prevent closing of Lincoln Artisans Gallery Aug. 30

There is a possibility that the Lincoln Artisans Gallery will be closing on Friday, August 30.  The project began as a vision of the development authority to promote small businesses. More...

Cheerleaders to host pep rally tonight at 7:30

The LCHS Varsity and Junior Varsity Cheerleaders are set to host a public pep rally tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. More...

Ministerial Assoc. will sponsor prayer walk on Aug. 19

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association is hosting its annual “Prayer Walk of Schools” at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS on Monday, August 19, beginning at 7 p.m.  More...

First day of school is a breeze

The first day of school for 1,183 Lincoln County students marked an “extremely smooth start” to a new school year, according to Superintendent Brian Campbell. More...

Bussey Point to receive $25K for infrastructure improvements

Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District and several community groups surrounding J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake, the Bussey Point recreation area will soon receive $25,000 worth of improvements.  More...

Clarification

The James Fox, who was reported to have been charged with sexual battery in the August 8 edition of The Lincoln Journal, is James Kenneth Fox not James Larry Fox, Sr. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused.   More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Weapons of A__ Destruction

Another school year and much talk about discipline or the lack of it in our public schools. In my humble but accurate opinion, order in the classroom went out the window when teachers were not allowed to spank their students.  More...

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.  More...

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Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman brought lunch on Monday for William and Lee Bentley. We enjoyed our meal and our visit. l Anne Wright brought lunch on Saturday for William and Lee Bentley. We enjoyed our visit and our lunch together. More...

Mongrue named as Presidential Scholar for summer at UGA

The University of Georgia announced Hannah Michele Mongrue, was named as a Presidential Scholar for summer semester.  The Presidential Scholar designation recognizes undergraduates who have scored a perfect 4.0 grade point average during the sem More...

Norman decendants gather for biennial reunion

The biennial Norman Family Reunion was held August 2-4, 2013. The patriarch William Norman was born circa 1750 and spent his childhood years near Culpepper, Virginia. More...

Worship

Revival services to be held at Mulberry C.M.E.

The Mulberry CME Church located at 5129 Double Branches Road cordially invites the Lincoln County Community and surrounding areas to our week of religious services. More...

Financial Peace University provides hope to families

More than two million families have positively changed their financial future through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU). More...

Lutheran Church by the Lake to host Lucado simulcast

Max is back! The Lutheran Church by the Lake in McCormick County is proud to once again host a very special simulcast event featuring Max Lucado. More...