November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Homecoming Queen to be crowned Fri.

Homecoming Week is in full swing at LCMS and LCHS. As in years past, the LCHS Student Council is sponsoring a variety of activities to help students get into the spirit of the week. One of these activities is the everpopular "Dress Days. More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Veterans Day, The Lincoln Jounral will be closed Monday, November 12. The deadline for news items and advertisements to appear in the November 15 edition of the paper is Friday, November 9, at 5 p.m. More...

Chamber launches new website

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce hosted a "Website Launch Party" on Monday, November 5, in the Dova Partridge Annex of the Lincoln County Library. More...

News

Chamber Calendar

.. November 9 - Lincoln County vs. GMC 7:30 p.m., home. .. November 6 - City of Lincolnton Historic Preservation Commission Meeting 7 p.m., City Hall. .. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley visited with Mrs. Jackie Bonner awhile Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Dudley Bryant visited in the Bentley home Thursday afternoon. .. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Eastern Star donates 'high def.' to veterans

The Lincolnton Eastern Star donated a 27" HDTV to the Augusta Veterans Administration for use in a new ward for active duty soldiers returning from Iraq. More...

Sports

Red Devils upset by Twiggs 7-12; region title may be up for grabs

"It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated ... More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Nov. 20 and Dec. 11. Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. More...

EPD mandates a 10-percent reduction in water production

The water has finally hit the wheel for the City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County... More...

One case of MRSA reported; student urged to wash hands

"The best protection you can take to avoid MRSA is what your grandmother taught you - wash your hands," stated Ernie Doss, director of the Lincoln County Department of Public Safety. More...

Officers arrest Dearing man in Sunday shooting

A Lincoln County man was shot at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 4, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Mt. Zion Church Road. Arrested in connection with the crime was James Lee Garnett, 69, of Dearing. "Both Mr. More...

Students collect over 1,500 cans of food during Red Ribbon Week

As part of the drug awareness curriculum, faculty, staff, and students at LCES and LCMS, assisted by Lincoln County Family Connection, celebrated "Red Ribbon Week" October 22-31. More...

Historical society revs up time machine

The Lincoln County Historical Society is busy gearing up for Pioneer Day Saturday, November 17. This year, the society is sponsoring a costume contest, with prizes awarded in a variety of categories. More...

Opinions

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Dumb. Dumb. Dumb. I did it again. I misspelled (I hope that's right) a word and was given a warning by the trusty Word Police. Take note, dear hearts. More...

Taxpayer tired of fighting

TO THE EDITOR Let the Lincoln County residents be informed why the county is having to pay unnecessary legal costs. These costs were instigated by Chairman Walker Norman and County Commissioners toward Sheriff Gerald Lawson's department. More...

Hazardous lights

TO THE EDITOR The newer yard lights that businesses use for security are so bright that they can blind a person driving their car at night if the lights are not aimed properly. More...

People

Goldman, Asmore take top honors at livestock show

Lincoln County 4-H showmen participated in the 2007 Georgia-Carolina State Fair Livestock Show held in Augusta this past Saturday, November 3. Showmen representing Lincoln County were Justin Ashmore, Ivie Aycock, Carson Goldman, C.J. More...

Food for Thought

You should make it a priority to take care of your body. Getting regular dental checkups and eye exams, as well as keeping good hygiene, will help maintain your body's overall health and lower your risk for Type 2 diabetes. More...

Norman-Taylor will be guest speaker at Veteran's Day prog.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, located off Elberton Highway on W.T. Mason Drive in Lincolnton, will have its Veteran's Day Program on Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 10:45 a.m. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Mrs. Shirley A. Norman-Taylor. Mrs. More...