December 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Flo Pursley is selected as 'Mother of the Year'

Flo Pursley has been named Lincoln County Family Connection's "Mother of the Year" for 2006. She was nominated for the honor by her daughter, Alice Pursley Woods. More...

Chamber announces parade winners

The weather was crisp and clear for the large crowd that turned out for the 2006 Lincolnton Holiday Parade held Saturday, December 2. More...

Band will present Christmas concert in LCHS Auditorium

The various bands at LCMS and LCHS will present their annual Christmas concert on Thursday, December 7, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. More...

News

Christmas at Cedar Rock to be held this weekend

Christmas at Cedar Rock - an event held at Macedonia United Methodist Church will be held Thurs., Fri., and Sat., Dec. 7 - 9 from 6:30 - 9 p.m. More...

Wilkes Board of Education names Andrews as Teacher of the Year

The Wilkes County Board of Education, in its regular November meeting, saluted the school system's Teacher of the Year for 2008, Tiffani Andrews. After opening the meeting, Board Chairman Ricky Callaway gave the floor to Dr. More...

Leathersville News

Lindy Chalker visited in the William Bentley home Friday morning. Our community would like to express our deepest sympathy to the Hunt family in the loss of their loved one the past week. Mr. and Mrs. More...

People

James McGee joins Broad River Realty as a new broker

James R. McGee, known to friends and family as "Little Jim," has joined Broad River Realty as a broker. Jim graduated from Georgia State University in 1974 with a BBA degree majoring in real estate. More...

Dressed for success

Members of the Future Business Leaders of America "Dressed for Success" during American Enterprise Day November 15. More...

Augusta VA receives Robert W. Carey performance award

The Augusta VA Medical Center is the recipient of the 2006 Robert W. Carey Performance Excellence Trophy Award. More...

Obituaries

TSGT Edward R. Benson

TSGT Edward R. Benson, U.S. Air Force Retired, 70, husband of Margaret Walls Benson of Hinton St., entered into rest on Sunday, December 3, 2006 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

James Colbert

Mr. James Colbert, 58, of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Sunday, December 3, 2006 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at Clarks Hill Lake. Mr. Colbert was born in Habersham County, Georgia on December 20, 1947. More...

Martin L. Flowers

Mr. Martin L. Flowers, 77, beloved husband of fifty-five years to Mrs. Charlene Pope Flowers, entered into rest Monday, November 27, 2006 at his home. At his request Mr. Martin was cremated and a memorial service was held at 4 p.m. More...

City acts on routine items of business; hears report from Chief Wengrow

Routine business was the order of the day at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, December 4, at City Hall. More...

Devils head to Dome for eighth time

We have a group of 15 seniors who have played in the Dome all four years - I don't think this record will ever be broken. With 78 Class A schools fighting to get to the Dome, this is very unusual. More...

New aXs system at jail will improve productivity

An aXs Info Imaging System has been installed at the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center to streamline operations and improve productivity, according to Lincoln County Sheriff Gerald Lawson. More...

Motorcycle club to host annual toy run Dec. 9

The Lincoln Iron Horse Motorcycle Club will host its fourth annual Lincoln County Christmas Toy Run from American Legion Post 194 to the Lincoln County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) on Peachtree Street Saturday, December 9, begin More...

Christmas is in the air!

The Lewis Family, "America's First Family of Bluegrass Gospel Music," joined by Channel 6's Brad Means and Jennie Montgomery, taped the group's annual Christmas special in the lobby of The Fitzpatrick Hotel in Washington Tuesday, November 28. More...

Editorial Page

Every year at Christmas I end up decorating the house with less enthusiasm than the last. I haven't figured out exactly why that is but I think it may have something to do with the fact that I'm older, tired, worn out. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Holiday mailing deadlines

The United States Postal Service has advised that December 11, 2006, is the international mailing deadline for First Class Mail to ensure delivery of holiday cards and packages by December 25, 2006, for most military APO/FPO addresses to troops over More...

Tired of restrictions and high taxes

TO THE EDITOR We have read, and totally agree, with the letter to the editor written by Pamela Partridge Jordan that appeared in the November 23 The Lincoln Journal. She is repeating what we ourselves said in a letter in October. More...

Sports

LCMS girl's basketball team defeats W-Wilkes MS 38-27

The Lincoln County Middle School girl's basketball team defeated Washington Wilkes Middle by a score of 38-27. Bethany Beggs led all scores with 19 points. Montana Dawkins chipped in seven and Perkita Walton had six. More...

Devils head for Dome again after 31-7 win

It was a classic match up between two rival clubs in Georgia State Class A. The two powerhouses met at Buddy Bufford Field Friday for round three of the 2006 playoffs. The better team prevailed, and the Red Devils went home defeated. More...

Commerce 11-2

           Regular season W........ Rabun County .... 38-27 W....... Franklin County ..... 14-7 W........ Banks County ...... 28-0 W................Trion .............. 14-7 L .......... More...

Worship

Worship

ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH OF GOD: Chamberlain Ferry Rd.; 359-2922 Pastor: Philip Kinney; ; Services: Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.; Sunday morning worship: 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday Bible Study: 7:30 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

TIA Helping Hand The original Clothes Closet, located on Firetower Rd., has reopened, now as T.I.A. Community Helping Hand. All proceeds will go toward the Lincoln County Food Pantry and emergency needs of the community, 50/50. More...