December 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Early deadlines due to holiday closing

Due to the Christmas holidays, the deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the Thursday, December 21, edition of The Lincoln Journal is Friday, December 15, at 5 p.m. The office will be closed December 25 through January 1. More...

Rickerson awarded scholarship to play scoccer at EC

When Jessica Rickerson was awarded a scholarship to play soccer for the Lady Lions at Emmanuel College, she became the first LCHS graduate to earn a soccer scholarship. The talented athlete is the daughter of Valorie Driggers of Lincolnton. More...

Area artifacts on display at library

A collection of area artifacts, belonging to Darryl Boyd (pictured), will be on display at the Lincoln County Library through the middle of January. The showpiece of Boyd More...

News

Tree of Remembrance to shine throughout holidays

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor The Tree of Remembrance for 2006. It is a highlight of the season for this community, and its lights will shine throughout the holiday season. More...

Leathersville News

Weekend visitors in the home of Nancy Bailey were two of her sisters, Stephanie Coburn of Alvin, Texas and Beth Adkins of Snellville, Georgia. Margaret Nesmith visited Nancy this past Monday. Mrs. Kerry Whitner, Mrs. More...

Construction team from First Assembly travels to Honduras to build a church

A missions team from Lincolnton First Assembly went to Honduras, Central America, on October 28, 2006 to build a church. The team consisted of 18 people. The missionaries with whom the team worked with are Larry and Sherry Walker. More...

Sports

Devils cage Tigers, will play for title Sat.

Red Devil fans filled the cavernous expanse of Atlanta More...

Clinch County 12-2

           Regular season L ...... Charlton Co. (AA) ... 8-14 L .... Coffee Co. (AAAAA) . 0-35 W..............Pelham............ 47-0 W........ Lanier County ...... 35-0 W........ More...

LC Red Devils 13-1

           Regular season W...........McCormick......... 33-0 W.............. Harlem .......... 35-14 L ..... Washington-Wilkes .... 0-3 W............. Aquinas ........... 55-0 W............ 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...

BOE votes to build new school at a cost of about $27 million

The vote in favor of a new school was unanimous at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, December 5. More...

Legislative issues covered at annual chamber breakfast

Taxes and tort reform were among the topics discussed at the legislative breakfast held Thursday, December 7, at The Lincoln Center. More...

Spanish poster contest winners

Six LCHS students placed in the AATSP (American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese) Georgia Chapter Spanish Poster Contest. More...

City adopts alcoholic beverage fees for restaurants in town

Alcoholic beverage fees for restaurants were adopted by the Lincolnton City Council at a called meeting held Monday, December 11. The initial license fee to serve beer and wine in a restaurant was set at $750, with an annual renewal fee of $500. More...

Editorial Page

Wow! We did it! We won! Of course, I just know we More...

available to modest income residents for Medicare drug coverage

Some 22 residents of Lincoln County may still be able to get extra help paying for Medicare More...

Chamber Chatter

Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce 9th Annual Holidays In Olde Lincoln Towne Festival and Holiday Parade Community Survey. More...

People

Partridge honored on 82nd birthday with dinner Dec. 7

Etheridge Partridge was 82 years old on December 7, 2006. A family get-together was held to celebrate the occasion with a dinner consisting of Heavenly ham, potato salad, sweet potato souffl More...

Bentley celebrates ninth birthday with party Nov. 12

Matthew Wood Bentley celebrated his ninth birthday recently on two occasions. Matthew, along with his mama, nana, two sisters, Kayson and Addie, Mrs. More...

Burgess celebrates first birthday with party at Papa’s

Talan Burgess celebrated his first birthday with a party at Papa More...

Obituaries

Robert Wesley Burgess

Mr. Robert Wesley Burgess, 66 of Bethany Church Road, entered into rest on Sunday, December 10, 2006 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12 at Fishing Creek Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Debra P. Cliatt

Mrs. Debra Pounds Cliatt, 52, of Colonial Drive, entered into rest on Saturday, December 9, 2006 in Atlanta, Ga. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Mrs. More...

Betty Dozier

Mrs. Betty Mercier Dozier, widow of Lindsey Dozier, of Washington Highway, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...