November 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Ball, Saggus crowned during LCHS homecoming festivities

Kitty Ball was crowned LCHS Homecoming Queen when the Red Devils met GMC at Buddy Bufford Field Friday, November 9. She is the daughter of Penne Ball and the late Col. George Lawson Ball. More...

Thanksgiving service to be held at MCCHC

To get into the true spirit of the holiday season, area churches will join together in worship at the annual Community Thanksgiving Service set for Sunday, November 18, at 7 p.m. at Martin's Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church. More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Thanksgiving, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23. More...

News

Don't make the drought worse; protect your pipes from freezing

Don't Make the Drought Worse, Protect Your Pipes From Freezing The overnight temperature dipped below freezing Tuesday in many parts of Georgia. Ironically, the coldest weather occurred in the counties already affected by the level four drought. More...

USDA streamlines forms and rules for farm loan programs

Acting Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner said today that the forms and rules for USDA's Farm Loan Programs will be modernized by Jan. 1, 2008, to make it easier for America's farmers, ranchers and producers to apply for loans. More...

Chamber Calendar

.. November 15 - Wills Memorial Hospital Community Wellness Program Lunch and Learn Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs 2:30 p.m., WMH Café. For reservations call 706- 678-9272. .. November 17 - Pioneer Day at the Historical Park 10 a.m. 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...

Jill Clark named system-wide Teacher of the Year

Jill Clark, "Teacher of the Year" for the Elementary Grades (3-5), was named the system-wide Teacher of the Year for 2008 at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, November 6. More...

County discusses water usage at regular meeting

Water topped the agenda at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, November 8, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. "We're in a serious situation," said Commission Chairman Walker Norman. More...

Local governments deal with drought

With the Clark's Hill Lake water level down another foot this week to 318 and no rain in sight, Lincolnton and Lincoln County are working hard to reduce water usage. More...

Fall concert Saturday

The LCHS Fall Choral Concert will be held Saturday, November 17, at Lincolnton Baptist Church, beginning at 7:30 p.m. There is no admission charge. More...

Editorial Page

Consumers get answers from Georgia Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of Public Affairs Tommy Irvin, Commissioner. Call Consumer Q's hotline at 1-800- 282-5852. More...

People

No pumpkin pies this year!

Gloria and Nelson Brooks' pumpkin crop was a tad smaller than usual this year. Nelson attributed the anomaly to global warming and continental drift. More...

Winfrey and Reese to exchange vows in ceremony Oct. 4

Mr. and Mrs. Troupe Mercer Harris III and Mr. and Mrs. George Malcolm Winfrey Jr. of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlyn Nicole Winfrey, to Charles Ryan Reese of Evans, son of Dwayne Reese of Lincolnton and Mrs. More...

Looking for owner

Found: Young male Rotweiler. Soap Creek area, off 220. Recovering from minor injuries. Wants to go home.706-359-1850. More...