May 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring training underway

Approximately 75 Red Devils turned out for spring football practice, which is scheduled to continue through Wednesday, May 14. More...

News

Ten ways to reduce your risk of getting skin cancer

Warmer days are here, encouraging outdoor activities such as swimming, walking, gardening, or even just lying outside to soak up the sunshine. More...

Free safety inspection at Dorn Boat Ramp

The Thurmond Lake Sail & Power Squadron will be conducting free boat safety inspections and certifications 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sat., May 17 at the Dorn Boat Ramp in McCormick. More...

Food for thought

Ten things you should know about alcohol: 1. Alcohol is a drug. 2. It changes how you feel and act. 3. When people are drunk, they often have trouble walking and doing other simple tasks. 4. More...

People

Leathersville News

..Mrs. Jackie Banner and George Bailey visited in the William Bentley home Tuesday afternoon. ..William Bentley was honored on his birthday with lunch by his friends, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt. His wife was also in attendance for the occasion. More...

Life membership award

At a recent garden club meeting, Lillie Turner presented Norma McKinney, President of the Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton with a life membership in the Garden Club of Georgia. More...

Christian women's luncheon to be held at Tara May 14

Most of us have received invitations to many events during our lifetime. But have you ever received an invitation to an event that changed your life forever? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

No Scrabble in May The Scrabble Club which meets at the library will not meet in May because the books from the book sale will still be on display in the annex. Then the next Sunday is Mother's Day. We'll start up again in June. See you June 1! More...

Candidates hit campaign trail as qualifying comes to an end

Qualifying for the upcoming local elections was held Monday, April 28, through Friday, May 2. The following individuals qualified to run for various county offices: County Commission Chairman - Walker Norman (D, incumbent) and Wade Johnson (R). More...

City adopts disaster plan; water lines to be flushed

The Lincolnton City Council adopted the Lincoln County Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Plan at its regular meeting held Monday, May 5, at City Hall. More...

Home-grown celebrities

Pictured at the Lewis Family Homecoming & Bluegrass Festival are: (l-r) Will Gay, who occasionally plays bass for the famous family; Amanda Gay, Miss Lincoln County; and "Little Roy" Lewis. More...

Athletes will be honored at annual awards ceremony

The LCHS Athletic Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 15, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Athletes participating in sports during the 2007-2008 school year will be honored during the course of the evening. More...

Editorial Page

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Flame should be priority

TO THE EDITOR: Several years ago the American Legion Post 197 donated an eternal flame to be installed at the Veterans Memorial in front of the courthouse. When the donation was made, it should be up to the county to take care of the project. More...

Rate increases for Journal will take effect June 1

Effective June 1, 2008, there will be an increase in subscription rates for The Lincoln Journal. This marks the first rate increase in nine years. More...

Obituaries

Ernest Barber

Mr. Ernest Barber, 86, husband of the late Cecelia Barber of Thomson Hwy. Lincolnton, died Fri., May 2, 2008 at his residence. Mr. Barber, a native of East Point, Ga. was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of WWII, and retired from the U.S. More...

Rudorph "Jack" Burke

Rev. Rudorph "Jack" Burke, 83, died Tuesday, April 29, 2008. Funeral services for Rev. Burke, husband of the late Sally Viola Crain Burke, were held at 2 p.m., Friday at Bethel Worship Center with the Revs. More...

Dora Lillie Mae Hogan

Dora Lillie Mae Hogan, 103, of Easley, S.C., entered into rest April 23, 2008. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, April 28 at New Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Anderson, S.C. with the Rev. George Dixon officiating. More...