June 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Magical educator to entertain at library this Friday

Magical educator Chad Crews is scheduled to perform at the Lincoln County Library on Friday, June 27, at 2 p.m. More...

Sheriff’s office issues report on recent arrests

Several arrests were made recently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here were taken from the information provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests were omitted.  An arrest doe More...

Class of 1949 still going strong as it celebrates its 65th reunion

High school reunions are funny things. More...

News

Drunk drivers to be targeted through Fourth of July holiday

The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday for many as friends and family gather to celebrate America with food, parades, parties and fireworks. More...

Upcoming events at Elijah Clark SP

Elijah Clark State Park has several upcoming fun events planned for the family. Some of those events at a glance are:  • Fri., June 20 - Catching Dream, 2-4 p.m. Meet at picnic shelter #2 in day use area to make a dream catcher. More...

Williams is guest speaker at monthly meeting of CCLC

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the public library June 19th at 6:30 p.m. More...

People

Collins, Dunaway named to Dean’s List at Georgia SU

Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List. More...

Perfect score

Lekobee Elam made a perfect score on the reading portion of the CRCT. He was inadvertently left off the LCMS list for academic honors night.   More...

Whitney Renee Rawlins weds Dylan Allyn Arthur May 17

The celebration and blessing of the marriage of Whitney Renee Rawlins and Dylan Allyn Arthur was on Saturday, May 17,2014 at two o’clock at Lincolnton Baptist Church. The couple’s minister, Mr. More...

Worship

St. Paul to host plate sale July 5

St. Paul United Methodist Church Recreation Area Fundraiser will be held Sat., July 5th. Tickets are available for catfish or chicken strip plates. 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...

Weird science at the library

Shirley Dawkins, director of the Lincoln County Library, hands out “Goo Worms,” which were the result of an experiment conducted during the “Summer Reading Program” held Thursday, June 20, at the library. More...

CRCT and EOCT will be replaced by Georgia Milestones assessment

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has announced that it will implement a new assessment system to replace the CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Test) and the EOCT (End-of-Course Test) during the 2014-2015 school year.  More...

Absentee voting underway for July 22 run off election

The Lincoln County Election and Voter Registration Office is currently accepting applications from those who wish to vote absentee in the runoff election set for Tuesday, July 22.  Requests for an application for an absentee ballot may be made b More...

Early deadline for July 3 edition

In observance of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, July 3, and Thursday, July 4.  The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the July 4 edition of the paper is today (Thursday) at 10 a.m.  Regular Mon More...

Park announces slate of activities for community and campers alike

Activities for young, old, and the “in between” are taking place at Elijah Clark State Park this summer.  LeeYing Hng is currently serving as the program intern at the park.  The activities director is a senior at Pennsylvania S More...

Increasing Internet speed

Stephen Sullivan and Mike Panganiban of Columbia County Information Technology are shown at the Lincoln County Library setting up and connecting the new Internet service on behalf of the Greater Clark’s Hill Regional Library System. More...

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Greatness still being denied?

Baseballs best

Greenville S.C., one of the most beautiful and scenic towns in our region, holds the distinction of honoring one of baseball’s all-time best players, Shoeless Joe Jackson.  More...

Opinions

Nature Should Surround Us After All, We’re Part of It

Across The Savannah

I have a yen for the tropics. I love the hibiscus, giant elephant ears, bougainvilleas, and bamboo you see there, all lush and radiant. Since I was last in the tropics twenty-two years ago, I decided five years ago to bring the tropics to me.  More...

Obituaries

Donald Eugene Dunaway

Mr. Donald Eugene Dunaway, 63, of Hephzibah Church Rd. entered into rest on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga.  The memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Hephzibah Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Henrietta Bailey Leard

Mrs. Henrietta Bailey Leard, 93, lost her 12 year battle with cancer on Monday, June 23, 2014 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga.  The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. More...

Bobby Joe Ricks Jr.

Mr. Bobby Joe Ricks Jr. entered into rest on June 3, 2014 at GRMC in Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 8 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Ray C. Lewis officiating.  More...