February 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Super teachers

Goolsby's Store treated the Lincoln County "Teachers of the Quarter" to lunch on Friday, January 25. Pictured are: (l-r) Helene Rhodes, LCHS; Tonya Burt and Susan Pilgrim, LCMS; and Randy Smith, LCHS. More...

Thirty-five young ladies to vie for the title of Miss LCMS tonight

Thirty-five young ladies in grades six, seven, and eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. More...

Flag presentation ceremony scheduled for USS Georgia

"Bring the USS Georgia home" has echoed throughout the state for more than 14 years. Soon, the 560-foot Trident submarine will be stationed at the naval submarine base at King's Bay in Camden County. More...

News

Republican party to hold Mass Meetings March 15

The Lincoln County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 9 a.m. to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Lincoln County Republican Party Convention. More...

LCHS, LCTS to meet

The Lincolnton Colored High School and Lincoln County Training School members will have a meeting at 4 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 10 at the Lincoln County Public Library. All classes are asked to be present. More...

Cookoff Feb. 29

A Soup & Stew Cookoff will be held at Martin's Crossroads Church Fri., Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Cost will be $5 for adults, $3 for children 10 and under. A silent cake auction will also be held. Please join us for great fellowship. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Thomas Young of McCormick visited Mr. and Mrs. Truett Smalley and Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley Tuesday afternoon. .. Joe Estes visited in the William Bentley home Tuesday night. .. More...

Traveling down the Mekong Delta

Dr. Norris White Gunby, Jr. took along his copy of The Lincoln Journal on a local rowboat on the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. The Mekong is famous for the many battles fought by the US swift boats (John Kerry) during the war. More...

Oliver, Cole to exchange vows in ceremony June 21

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Neil Oliver of LaGrange announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Leigh, to David Grady Cole of Westminster, Md., son of Dr. and Mrs. Victor Grady Cole of Raleigh, N. C. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

City looks at ramifications of failure to meet mandate

Water was one of the topics discussed at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, February 4, at City Hall. More...

Imminent domain statute used to acquire right-of-way

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to initiate imminent domain proceedings against land owned by Dan and Jennifer Gates on Nethania Farm Road. The action was taken at a called meeting of the commission held Monday, January 28. More...

Bufford will take on dream role of Peter Pan in Atlanta

"'Peter Pan' has been a dream role for as long as I can remember," said Carole Bufford. "We had Mary Martin on a Beta tape - I used to watch it over and over and over when I was a child. More...

Grand jury disposes of numerous cases during January Term of court

The Lincoln County Grand Jury met Wednesday, January 30, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presiding. During the proceedings, the grand jury handed down the following indictments: .. More...

Grief recovery support group being formed

A GriefShare grief recovery support group is being established at First Assembly of God. The meetings will be held at the church every Sunday at 5 p.m., beginning Sunday, February 10. More...

Chamber board of directors

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors for 2008 are: (front row, l-r) Melissa Goldman, Joyce Crumbley, Rita Hussey, Jill McKinney, Becky Goldman, (back row) Judy Jordan, Ernie Doss, Willie Murray, Nancy Hohlwein, Al Da More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Sunday, February 3, 2008. A day that will live in infamy. Rising early, I put on a pot of coffee, mixed up some bran muffins, and placed a card next to hubby's coffee mug. More...

GriefShare seminar

GriefShare recovery seminar and support group will meet at First Assembly in Lincolnton each Sunday at 5 p.m. beginning Feb. 10. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Annie Mae Partlow Blackwell

Mrs. Annie Mae Partlow Blackwell, 81, entered into rest on Monday, January 28, 2008 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 2 at New Tabernacle Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Christine Parks Jones

Mrs. Christine Parks Jones, 70, entered into rest Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at McDuffie Regional Hospital in Thomson, Ga. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 3 at Prices Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis J. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

GED/Adult classes Augusta Technical College and Lincoln County Family Connection are offering GED/Adult Literacy classes on Mon., Tues., and Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Wed., from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. More...