October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Potential jurors are named for October Term of court

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases when the court’s October Term begins Monday, October 20, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the proceedings. More...

Sheriff’s office warns residents about card scam

Area residents should be aware of a scam taking place involving bank credit and debit cards. More...

Wesley visits LCMS

John Wesley (teacher Christie Bryan) spoke to students in Georgia History classes at LCMS about the two years he spent in the Colony of Georgia and the difficulties he and his brother, Charles, experienced there. More...

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GDOL helps to recruit workers for Huntsman

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Huntsman Pigments recruit about 100 workers for a new manufacturing facility under construction near the Augusta Regional Airport. The recruitment will be held Thursday, Oct 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Pecan scab is a growing problem for producers

A major disease plaguing Georgia's pecan crop, scab is a growing problem for state producers due to increasing resistance to the fungicides used to control the disease. More...

Chapman 5k run set for Oct. 18 in Washington

The First Baptist Church of Washington will sponsor the second annual Jason Chapman 5k on Saturday, October 18. The event is named in memory of an extraordinary young man who passed away on September 18, 2012, as the result of a tragic car accident. More...

People

Pine Needle Garden Club discusses miniature gardens

Members of the Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton held a brief business meeting and the ladies, then enjoyed assembling miniature, succulent gardens arranged in small bowls, mugs or broken china plates and cups. More...

Road trip to Six Flags

Ethan and Aaron Clegg recently took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal while visiting Six Flags over Georgia. More...

Kayla Renee Zeigler weds Harrison James October 4

Harrison James and Kayla Renee Zeigler were united in marriage on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at West Acres Baptist Church in Evans. Rev. Guy Langston, grandfather of the groom, officiated. More...

Homecoming underway this week; queen and princess to be crowned

Homecoming Week is well underway at LCHS! This year, the LCHS Cheerleaders are sponsoring the ever popular “Dress Days” to help students get into the spirit of the week. They are as follows: More...

Commissioners and the OES pay tribute to the late Shelley Dorrell

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to draft a proclamation to pay tribute to the memory of Shelley Dorrell, 46, an OES (Office of Emergency Services) paramedic who died September 20, 2014. More...

Chief Poss issues report on departmental activities

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Gene Poss. More...

Citizens are urged to get flu vaccine

“A yearly vaccine is the single most important thing people can do to protect themselves against the flu virus, which in some cases, can be life threatening,” said Lisa Groshkopf, medical officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Pr More...

Wing cook-off to be held in city Oct. 25 for TJ and Friends

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

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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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Vintage Yard Art

Across The Savannah

Remember these lines from an old Chuck Berry song? “Cruisin’ and playin’ the radio/With no particular place to go.” Well, the next time you have no particular place to go I have a suggestion. More...

Sports

The chase can be better than the prize

Baseballs best

As I write this article the major league playoffs are still being played and there is certainly a chance that the two wild card teams, the Giants and the Royals, could make it to the World Series. More...

Test your knowledge of Lincoln County history

Readers of The Lincoln Journal know a lot about Red Devil football, Lincolnton, and Lincoln County. Consider the following questions and test your knowledge. Answers are provided after the questions. 1. 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...