June 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

CSM Andrews serves with 3rd Infantry in Baghdad

"Not only are we doing fine, our morale is very high. This is our job, our profession. We do what we need to do until the mission is complete or the nation's senior leadership says it's time to go home. More...

Early deadline for vacation closing

In observance of the Fourth of July, The Lincoln Journal will be closed the week of July 2-6. The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the July 5 edition of the paper is Wednesday, June 27, at 5 p.m. More...

Lincoln County man loses life in single-car accident on Hwy. 47

A Lincolnton man lost his life in a one-car accident which occurred at approximately 11:25 p.m. Saturday, June 23. Thomas A. Murphey, 41, was driving north toward Lincolnton on the Augusta Highway when he lost control of his 1992 Isuzu Amigo. More...

Beulah Beard has seen it all at 101

Beulah Beard of the Leathersville Community is 101 years old, and she has seen it all - the advent of the refrigerator as we know it, the sinking of the Titanic, the installation of indoor plumbing, the invention of the telephone, the Great Depres More...

News

Summer 4-H fun

Thurs., July, 1 - 4:30 p.m. - Make a clock out of a CD with Ms. Regina please call before June 5th if you plan to attend). Please call 706-359-3233 and register early for the events you would like to participate in. More...

Donations needed

The Lincoln County High School Debate Booster Club is accepting donations to help offset the expense of the students traveling to the national tournaments this summer. Your contribution will have a lasting impact on the lives of these students. More...

Friends to meet

Friends of Bill W. will meet at Lincolnton United Methodist Church at 8 p.m. on Friday. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Rev. Jimmy Martin and grandson, Cole Johns, enjoyed fishing Friday at Nancy Bailey's pond. .. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Abel attended their son, Chris Abel's birthday celebration on Tuesday at his home. Mrs. More...

USDA promotes homeownership

For the sixth consecutive year, President Bush has designated the month of June as a time to promote the power of homeownership and to increase the ranks of homeowners especially among minorities. More...

Lee selected as finalist in Pre-Teen Georgia

Divesia Ramanda Lee, daughter of LaShaunder Elam-Lee and Divenski Ramon Lee of Washington was selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Georgia Scholarship and Recognition Program held June 8-10 at the Westin North in Atlanta. More...

Public Notices

Legals

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE Georgia, Lincoln County All creditors of the estate of Clarence Edward Norman, Sr., late of Lincoln County, Georgia, are hereby required to render in their claims or demands to the undersigned according to the law, an More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Fund set up A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank for Tee Turner, who is battling Lou Garricks disease. CCLC to meet The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County will meet Thurs., June 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. More...

Board adopts final budget; expects no millage increase

The Lincoln County Board of Education adopted an FY 2008 General Fund Budget of $12,368,708 at a continuation of its June 5 meeting held Monday, June 25. More...

Fair and concert set for next week at Post 194

Several events are being planned around July 4th to benefit American Legion Post 194. More...

Meet the Morris Museum to be held at library Fri.

The Lincoln County Library is currently hosting the Morris Museum of Art Panel Exhibition designed to introduce Southern art through a display of 18 reproductions of the bestknown works from the museum's permanent collection. More...

Health dept. to offer free blood pressure checks

The Lincoln County Health Department will hold free blood pressure checks at Bell's Food Market from 8 a.m. until 12 noon Saturday, June 30. More...

New digs

The Lincoln County Tax Assessor's Office recently moved from the annex behind the Lincoln County Courthouse to the "house" on the west side of the courthouse that was formerly occupied by the water department and the planning and zoning offic More...

Little League to host all-star tournament at rec complex

Lincoln County Little League is set to host the Junior League All-Star Tournament Friday, July 6, through Wednesday, July 11, at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. The winner will advance to the state all-star tournament. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Summertime, when the livin' is easy…fish are jumpin' and the cotton is fine…oh, yo daddy's rich and your ma's good-lookin'…so hush, little baby…don't you cry. George and Ira Gershwin, 1933. More...

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Debate Booster Club teams up with Schwan's for fund-raiser

You may have already heard the news! Lincoln County High School students Abigail Minor, T.J. Carani and Nikolas Spens qualified for the National Speech Tournament in Wichita, Kansas and the Grand National Tournament in Houston. Texas. More...

Obituaries

Raymond J. Craig

Raymond J. Craig, 77, of Lenoir, N.C., entered into rest at his residence on Monday, May 21, 2007 following an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 24 at Hudson First Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Jesse Thurman Ruth

Mr. Jesse Thurman Ruth, 89, of Rowland Road, husband of the late Joan Gertrude Ruth, entered into rest on Monday, June 25, 2007 at his residence. Mr. Ruth had requested there would be no service upon his death. Mr. More...

Worship

Come worship with us

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...

First Assembly of God moves into new office complex

First Assembly of God Administrative offices have moved to the recently purchased house next to the church (350 May Avenue). More...