April 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Southern Gospel Nights will kick off weekend of bluegrass

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting Southern Gospel Night in conjunction with the 20th Annual Lewis Family Homecoming and Bluegrass Festival set for May 3-5 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Ministerial association hosts prayer service at courthouse

Local residents are invited to gather on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse at 12 noon on Thursday, May 3, to observe the 56th Annual "National Day of Prayer (NDP)." Locally, the day of prayer and repentance is being sponsored by the More...

Tiffani Andrews speaks out about fight against cancer

(This article focuses on courageous community friends dealing with cancer and is reprinted from the April 12, 2007 edition of The News-Reporter.) Tiffani Bryant Andrews was on top of the world in February 2003. More...

Journal receives clarification on proposed building

The account of the April 10 meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education, appearing in the April 19 edition of The Lincoln Journal, reported that plans for a multi-purpose building, proposed by the parents and coaches of the cheerleaders at LC More...

News

EPD director tightens outdoor watering schedule in state

The director of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a level two drought response statewide, permitting outdoor watering only in the morning on designated days. More...

Men's retreat to be held in May

Time is fast approaching for the 3rd annual Lincoln County Christian Men's retreat. This year's retreat is being held May 4 - 6th at Camp Daniel Marshall in Lincolnton. The retreat is a non-denominational event open to all men. More...

McCormick Lions Club to host golf tournament May 2

The McCormick County Lions Club will hold its annual golf tournament on Wed., May 2, at Hickory Knob State Park. The format will be Captain's Choice/Shotgun Start at 1:30 p.m. More...

People

A trip to Virginia

Lamar and Ruth Garrard of Double Branches, visited Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia recently and took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal. This is the 450th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown Colony. More...

Willis, Cunningham honored by groomsmen with party

The Captain's room of Savannah Lakes Resort in McCormick, South Carolina was the setting of a party honoring Benton Willis and Keith Cunningham on Saturday evening, April 14. More...

Starbuck honored on third birthday with two parties

Emily Starbuck celebrated her third birthday on two occasions. She had a great time with her family at Chuck E. Cheese on March 22. She celebrated on her actual birthday, March 23, with a party at her home. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

                     NOTICE Georgia, Lincoln County Probate Court To: Ginger Queen, Jeannie Bolden and any heir whose current address is unknown: More...

Friends of the Library present 'An Afternoon with the Author'

"An Afternoon With the Author" will feature Lincoln County native Tom Poland, who has just published his first work of fiction titled "Forbidden Island…An Island Called Sapelo." Sponsored by the Lincoln County Friends of the Library (FOL), t More...

Dallas man gets life sentence for aggravated child molestation

Following a three-day jury trial, James Glenn Wilder, 35, of Dallas, Georgia, was sentenced to a term of life without parole after he was found guilty of aggravated child molestation. More...

Devil Pride Band to present concert at LCHS tonight

The LCHS Red Devil Pride Band has just completed another concert season, filled with hard work, festivals, and invitations to participate in area honor bands. More...

Butler reports on clean up day; discusses penalties for littering

Although the turnout was slim by last year's standards, 14 volunteers managed to pick up 65 bags of trash, weighing in at a total of 1,170 pounds, during Lincoln County's "Great American Cleanup" held Saturday, April 21. More...

Safe!!!!!!!

Aiken Davis slides into second during the Red Devil's 18-8 victory over Glascock County. The team is set to travel to Wilkinson County Friday, April 27. Game time is 5:00 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

I have a confession to make. I love doing laundry. I love the feeling that comes from taking stinky clothes and linens and turning them into soft, aromatic, objects of desire. More...

Shopping for healthy food

Making wise food choices at the grocery store requires thought and time. Sadly, many of the foods that are in the grocery store aisles today are not the best choices. More...

Sports

Baseball camp

The 27th Annual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp is accepting applications for its summer session to be held at Sweetwater Park in Thomson, June 4-8. Camp is from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and is for boys 7 - 14. More...

Obituaries

Susan E. Parker

Mrs. Susan Elizabeth Parker, 83, of Fayetteville, Ga. entered into rest Wednesday, April 18, 2007 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Worship

District anniversary

The Tenth District anniversary will be held at Springfield Baptist Church, Thomson, on Sun., April 22 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Frederick Favors is pastor. More...

Lampkins to speak

The C.Y.F. of Pleasant Grove Church invites everyone to a program on Sun., April 29 at 11 a.m. Evangelist Deborah Lampkins will be guest speaker. Rev. Clayton is pastor. More...

Fifth Sun. singing

There will be a fifth Sunday night singing at Loco Baptist Church April 29 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will follow. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Bingo April 27 Bingo will be played at The Lincoln Center, 160 May Ave., on Fri., April 27 at 7 p.m. Hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be available along with prizes. All proceeds will benefit the Lincoln County Relay for Life Survivor Dinner. More...