October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TJ and Friends to benefit from wing cook-off Oct. 25

The Third Annual TJ and Friends Wing Cook-Off will be held in “uptown” Lincolnton from 4 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 25. More...

Halloween photo contest

In the interest of plain, old fun, The Lincoln Journal is soliciting photographs of infants, children, and pets decked out in all their Halloween finery. More...

Drivers honored during School Bus Safety Week

Georgia is celebrating “National School Bus Safety Week” October 20-24 and “Georgia School Bus Driver Appreciation Day” on Monday, October 20. More...

Gene Poss attends executive training for chiefs in Duluth

Lincolnton Police Chief Gene Poss attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly appointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies at the Dr. Curtis E. McClung Training Center in Duluth, September 29 through October 8. More...

News

Check your clock, batteries Nov. 2

Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end. More...

Keep feeders up winter hummers need the nectar

Keep your hummingbird feeders up as temperatures drop this fall and winter. More...

Candidates speak at CCLC Oct. meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met October 16 at the public library. President Linda Burns opened the meeting by welcoming members and guests. John Kennedy gave the invocation. Linda led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Opinions

Photo of the Week, Part One

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My good friend and co-author, Robert Clark, and I have long been planning to give readers a look at the Southland and its abundant beauty and fascinating stories. We came up with “Closed Wednesdays” but never got it off the ground. More...

Sports

Devils win 43rd straight homecoming game, 33-6

Homecoming is always a special night for a high school. For the last 43 seasons in Lincolnton, homecoming has also meant a victory on Friday night. This time it was a come-from-behind 33-6 win over Hancock Central. More...

Let’s sing the National Anthem

BASEBALL’S BEST

The 2014 World Series is in full swing and the Kansas City Royals are battling the San Francisco Giants in a match up that some are calling boring. 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...

Goldman named system-wide Teacher of the Year by BOE

The “Teachers of the Year (TOTY)” at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS as well as the system-wide Teacher of the Year were recognized at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, October 14. More...

DUIs top list of arrests made by sheriff’s office

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. More...

Journal, merchants team up for shop at home initiative

The Lincoln Journal is once again sponsoring a “Shop at Home” initiative, which is set to run this week through December 18. More...

Kid-friendly computer

Ripley Clapper enjoys the new “Early Literacy Station” at the Lincoln County Library. The computer helps children learn independently without technical support, Internet connection, or staff assistance. More...

Correction

Daniel Green of Smith Farm Supply was erroneously listed as having been arrested for shoplifting in the activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department that appeared in the October 16 issue of The Lincoln Journal. More...

Editorial Page

Political Cartoon

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Words of wisdom

My mother has been gone for two months now and the hurt is as fresh as ever. Almost everything reminds me of her…sounds, smells, phrases. Every time the phone rings I expect for a second or two it must be my mama. 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...

People

Pickin’ for Pioneer Day

Members of the Lincoln County Historical Society picked Turnip Greens Wednesday, October 15 at the Hawes Place in preparation for Pioneer Day, November 22. More...

Leathersville News

l Jackie Bonner visited with us on Monday afternoon. l Vickie and Will Bentley visited Tuesday morning. We enjoyed seeing pictures of Wayne and Vickie’s first granddaughter. Beautiful little girl. More...

LCMS names students to the honor roll for first nine weeks

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll List for the first nine weeks. Honor Roll students must have a 90 or higher in all subjects. More...

Obituaries

Geneva Morris Leverett

Geneva Morris Leverett, 92, died peacefully with her family at her bedside on October 14, 2014 in Greenwood, S.C. Funeral services were held at Lincolnton United Methodist Church on Thursday, October 16 at 11 a.m. More...