April 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber to sponsor Southern Gospel Night at state park

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting Southern Gospel Night in conjunction with the 21st Annual Lewis Family Homecoming and Bluegrass Festival set for May 1-3 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

News

Leathersville News

..The 13th Roberts Family Reunion was held April 19 at Troy United Methodist Church fellowship hall in Troy, S.C. Mrs. Franklin Bowick gave the devotional from the book of Jonah, 3:1-10. More...

Extension office looking for local farmers, gardeners

Call all Lincoln County farmers, garden hobbyists and enthusiasts. Come join the Lincoln County Farmers Market Association. Market your great fruit and vegetable crops to the citizens of Lincoln County. More...

Class of 1955 gathers for reunion at Hickory Knob State Park April 5

Beautiful Wisteria, Dogwood, and Redbud presented a beautiful welcoming scene to members of the Class of 1955 as we drove into Hickory Knob State Park, McCormick, SC, on April 5, 2008. More...

People

Starbuck celebrates fourth birthday with Easter party March 23

Emily Michelle Starbuck, daughter of Travis and Candy Starbuck, turned four years old on March 23. In keeping with the Easter holiday, Emily and her guests started her birthday party with an Easter Egg Hunt at her home. More...

Spring break trip to the beach

Lincoln County residents visited Myrtle Beach, S.C. on their Spring Break and took along their Lincoln Journal for some leisurely reading. Those on the trip included, left to right, Daniel Austin, Martha Jo Ashmore, Libby Fortson and Jordan McCombs. More...

King celebrates his third birthday with party April 2

Demarco King celebrated his third birthday, Sun., April 20. His Wee Wisdom friends partied with him on Fri., April 18. The children enjoyed cupcakes, balloons and a birthday banner. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Southern Gospel Night The Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce invites the community to the 14th annual Southern Gospel Night 7 p.m., April 30 at Elijah Clark State Park. More...

Qualifying for county offices begins April 28; voter registration underway for Gen. Primary

Lincoln County residents are reminded that qualifying for the upcoming elections will take place Monday, April 28, through Friday, May 2. Democrats may qualify at the Lincolnton Finance Company, 101 N. Washington Street. The hours are from 9 a.m. More...

Mountain will draw rock hounds from all over U.S.

The Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, April 25, and continue through Sunday, April 27. More...

City and county to hold Peachy Clean Day Sat.

City and county residents are urged to put on their walking shoes and slather on plenty of sunscreen for "Peachy Clean Day" set for Saturday, April 26. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts & Gentle People

Dear Hearts, I'm certain you may from time to time tire of my constant complaining about various and sundry things but, by golly, I feel an obligation to do what I can to improve the sorry state of affairs we seem to be in in these United States, a More...

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Chamber Chatter

If you like music, you will love the bluegrass and gospel music that you will hear at Elijah Clark State Park April 30- May 3. More...

Sports

Devils win two on the week; playoff hopes are on the line

It is crunch time for the Red Devils baseball team. The group entered this past week with two region games, one being a must-win. They were able to come out on top in that one against Glascock County, but failed to overtake Aquinas. More...

Obituaries

Bobby H. Garland III

Bobby H. Garland III, 18, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away Thursday, April 3, 2008. Bobby was born April 5, 1989 in Lansing, MI. He was a 2007 graduate of Charlotte High School and a member of the Herpetology Society of Michigan. More...

Susie W. Ivey

Mrs. Susie W. Ivey, beloved wife of Carl V. Ivey of Hwy. 220 East, entered into rest on Monday, April 14, 2008 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Thomas R. McAbee, Jr.

Mr. Thomas R. (Tommy) McAbee, Jr., 74, of McCormick, S.C. entered into rest April 17, 2008. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 19 at Overbook Cemetery in McCormick, S.C. Mr. More...