May 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Chief Justice reports on departmental activities

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice. According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city: .. More...

Library to host museum's 18-painting art exhibition

The Lincoln County Library is currently hosting a Morris Museum of Art Panel Exhibition titled "A Song for You: Images of Georgia." Scheduled to run through Saturday, May 31, the show is one of two panel exhibitions that will be displayed in publi More...

News

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new office

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting at the new location of Lincolnton Veterinary Services on May 9th. More...

Local merchants attend meeting

The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and Development Authority invited 464 businesses to attend a meeting to help the EF Committee to evaluate the needs of our business community and help develop a strategic plan of action. More...

Concerned citizens meet May 15

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met Thursday, May 15 at the public library at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was opened by President Al Bean. Vice President Linda Burns welcomed the members and visitors. The invocation was given by John Kennedy. More...

Sports

Athletes recognized at awards ceremony May 15

FRANKLIN SHERMAN (JV) AND TRISTAN WYNN (VARSITY) MVP - Boys Basketball More...

Golf team finishes second in region

The LCHS Golf Team concluded the season, finishing second in Region 7-A behind Aquinas High School. The region tournament was held at the Little Fisherman Creek Golf Course in Milledgeville. More...

Obituaries

Matilda Lee Thompson Bufford

Funeral services for Matilda "Tillie" Lee Thompson Bufford, 84, of Tignall, were held Saturday, May 10, 2008, at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Callaway officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. She died Thursday, May 8. More...

Billy Glenn Rice

Mr. Billy Glenn (Bill) Rice entered into rest May 6, 2008 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 10 at Ashford Memorial Methodist Church on South Main Street in Watkinsville with the Rev. More...

Sixth and seventh-graders honored at annual reception

"Achieving Excellence" was the theme of the 20th Annual Sixth and Seventh-Grade Academic Reception held Tuesday, May 13, in the school cafeteria. More...

Students recognized at athletic awards ceremony

Approximately 300 people attended the LCHS Athletic Awards Ceremony held Thursday, May 15, in the school cafeteria. The event was sponsored by the Lincoln County Athletic Booster Club in conjunction with the LCHS Athletic Department. More...

Legion to host Memorial Day service Monday

American Legion Post 194, Lincoln County Government, and the City of Lincolnton are set to host a Memorial Day service at the Lincoln County Courthouse to pay tribute to all United States servicemen, past and present. More...

Early deadline in observance of holiday weekend

In observance of Memorial Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 26. The deadline for all news items and advertisements to appear in the May 29 issue of the newspaper is Friday, May 23, at 5 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Managing our little friends the "bugs"

The vegetable season is in full swing and I know that you have gotten your tomato plants and other vegetable transplants in the ground and off to a great start. Here in Lincoln Co. More...

Alexander will be featured speaker at True Fellowship

Pastor Rudolph Alexander will be the featured speaker at the True Fellowship Pentecostal Church, 1876 Augusta Highway, Lincolnton, Ga., on Sunday, May 25, 2008, at 11:30am. More...

Chamber Chatter

It's summertime again! School's out, the temperature is up and it's time to purchase or renew those chamber memberships. More...

People

Leathersville News

..Saturday morning, visitors of Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley were Wayne and Will Bentley, Michael, Molly, and Elizabeth Ferguson. ..Miss Erica Newton was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fizer on Saturday. Alan Fizer was out for the weekend. More...

Robertson honored on third birthday with party April 20

Campbell Robertson, son of Allen and Kelli Robertson, celebrated his third birthday at Barbara's Family Daycare on April 20, 2008. All the children enjoyed helping Campbell celebrate his birthday with cake, Cheetos, and milk. More...

Firemen visit Over the Rainbow

Abraham Crawford's grandfather, Michael Wengrow, and Mr. Alan Ivey of the City of Lincolnton's Fire Department brought the fire truck by to see the children at Over the Rainbow recently. 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...