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Local U.S. Senate Runoff Election Results

Local U.S. Senate Runoff Election Result Lincoln County 100% % of precincts reporting, as of 8:32am, DEC 6 Ralph Warnock – 28% Herschel Walker – 72% Wilkes County 100% of precincts reporting, as of 7:59pm, DEC 6 Ralph Warnock – 42% Herschel Walker – 58%  

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Lincoln Commission Agenda for DEC 8

AGENDA Commissioner’s Meeting Thursday, December 8, 2022 6:00PM 1. Call Meeting to Order Chairman Norman 2. Invocation Rev. Keith Etheredge Double Branches Baptist Church 3. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Commissioner Cliatt 4. Approval of Minutes Chairman Norman 5. Approval of Agenda Chairman Norman 6. Departmental Reports A. Office of Emergency Services Director Broom…

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Devils Fall to Unstoppable Bowdon in Semis

Devils Fall to Unstoppable Bowdon in Semis – Johnny Walton Devils take field for Georgia Semifinal (BOWDON, GA)  Lincoln County was unable to stop Bowdon’s two great players, but kept the game close until two Bowdon touchdowns midway the third quarter.  Bowdon won the Class A Division II semifinal 45-28 here last Friday. LCHS completes…

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Devils edge Dooly County 24-21 in battle in the fog

Devils edge Dooly County 24-21 in battle in the fog Goal-line Stand Sends Devils to Semis in Bowdon – Johnny Walton (thumbnail photo) Devils take the field before the fog settles (LINCOLNTON, GA) A late goal-line stand preserved a 24-21 come-from-behind win for Lincoln County over Dooly County in the fog here last Friday night. …

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Gordon Street School makes Georgia Historic Preservation List

The former Wilkes County Training School has been accepted to the Georgia Historic Preservation Trust. The Wilkes County Training School was established in 1956 as an Equalization School, combining roughly 40 rural African American schools in Wilkes County and teaching first through twelfth grades of African American students. During integration in 1970, the previously segregated…

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Legislative Breakfast with SC State Senators draws full house

Legislative Breakfast with State Senators draws full house (MCCORMICK,SC) – SC State Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey (R-25) and Senator Billy Garrett (R-10) gave legislative updates and fielded questions from a full house of local leaders and constituents this morning at Savannah Lake Village River Grille. Read the full story next week in the Journal…

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100% of Precincts: Republicans sweep all Wilkes contested races

Wilkes Election Results 100% of Precincts Reporting, 8:25pm, 11/8/22 63.72% voter turnout, 4,171 ballots cast US Senate Walker (R) – 58.19% Warnock (D) – 40.69% Governor Kemp (R) – 61.36% Abrams (D) – 38.16% US House District 10 Mike Collins (R) – 68.17% Tabitha Johnson-Green (D) – 31.83% US House District 12 Rick Allen (R)…

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