May 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County awards paving contract and joins GFC

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on Friday, May 16, to discuss a paving contract and the county’s subscription to the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC).  More...

Tanner shows support for ACS

Tyler Savage, who was diagnosed with a malignant tumor on his right kidney, along with his parents, Kristina and Daniel Savage, show support for the fight against cancer at the Lincoln County American Cancer Society Relay for Life held Friday, May 16 More...

Sheriff reports on arrests

Several arrests were made recently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here are taken from information provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests were omitted.  An arrest does not More...

Election results

Due to press constraints, the results of the May 20 Primary/Non-Partisan Election will appear in the May 29 issue of The Lincoln Journal.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause.   More...

News

Farm Safety Camp offered at agriculture center May 29

The Wilkes/Lincoln Farm Safety Camp Committee recently announced their annual Farm Safety Camp will be held Thursday, May 29th with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the McGill- Woodruff Agriculture Center in Washington.  More...

Thurmond Marina temporarily closed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office temporarily close the Thurmond Marina located in Columbia County, Georgia, beginning May 14.  The area will be closed to the public for approximately three weeks.  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.  Q: Will Siberian irises grow in Georgia?  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Georgialina, A Southland Your book is on the way

Over two years ago the thought occurred to me that maybe a book was hiding in all the columns I’ve written for The Lincoln Journal. More...

Worship

First Assembly of God will host Kid’s Community Outreach Camps

Free day camps will be offered for 1st-6th graders at four locations during the month of June in Lincoln County. KCO (Kid’s Community Outreach) Camps will be hosted by First Assembly of God:  More...

Public Notices

LEGAL

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER LINCOLN COUNTY  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 Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...

Graduation exercises to be held for 85 seniors Friday

Graduation exercises for 85 LCHS seniors are scheduled for Friday, May 23, at Buddy Bufford Field, beginning at 8 p.m.  A highlight of the commencement exercises will be addresses delivered by Aaron Hutton, valedictorian, and Kristin James, salu More...

Campbell arrested by LPD; Glass asks DA to drop charge

Larry Campbell, 65, athletic director and head football coach at LCHS was charged with simple battery following a verbal altercation that occurred during the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, May 13.  At appr More...

OES takes delivery of new ride

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) recently took delivery of a Chevrolet G4500 “Excalibur Series 14” ambulance from Custom Trucks and Body Works, Inc. of Woodbury, Georgia. More...

Boards adopts tentative budget

The tentative budget for FY 2015 was approved at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, May 13.  More...

Early deadlines for holiday closing

In observance of Memorial Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 26.  The deadline for all news and advertisements to appear in the May 29 edition of the paper is Friday, May 23, at 2 p.m.  We hope everyone has a safe and happy More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Aging really isn’t for sissies

My 91-year-old mama has embarrassed me. She is in the hospital after a broken hip, is in pain of course, but is improving nicely. “She’s a tough ole bird,” my cousin said. Amen to that. The woman is showing me up! More...

Dissatisfied with assessment

TO THE EDITOR  More...

People

LWREA Awards Scholarship

Gideon Smith and Tynecia Garnett are the Lincoln County High School recipients of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) scholarships. More...

Garden club members attend state convention in Macon

Garden Clubs of Georgia State Convention was held May 14 & 15 in Macon, Georgia at the Macon Marriott City Center Convention Center. Members of the Pine Needle Garden Club to attend the convention were Peg Glover and Brenda Holder. More...

Leathersville News

l Kenneth and Donna Abel visited with William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon. l Jonathan Wright and Brandy Taylor brought lunch on Saturday for William and Lee Bentley. We enjoyed our lunch and our visit. More...