June 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth sentenced to four years in connection with bank robbery

A Lincolnton youth was sentenced in connection with the January 2007 robbery of Farmers & Merchants Bank during a "non-jury trial" session of the Lincoln County Superior Court held Thursday, June 12. More...

Qualifying for seats on BOE begins June 23

Lincoln County residents are reminded that qualifying to run for nonpartisan offices in the November 4 General/Nonpartisan Election will take place Monday, June 23, through Friday, June 27. More...

News

Georgians encouraged to comment on WIC program

The Georgia Department of Human Resources is pleased to announce that the state's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual public comment period from July 14, 2008 until July 25, 2008. More...

Snakes become more active as temperatures begin to rise

As temperatures rise don't be surprised if you see more late-afternoon activity on your sidewalks and driveways, particularly of the slithering variety. More...

Clean feeders are critical to birds

You don't want to eat at restaurants that receive low health department ratings. Now apply that concept to birds visiting your backyard feeders. In summer's heat, birdfeeders can quickly become breeding grounds for bacteria and disease. More...

People

Leathersville News

.. Clifton, Donna, and Brooke Berry spent two days with Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt. .. David, Cody, and Marion Cliatt played pool during the week. .. Mrs. Hilda Cliatt took Marion Cliatt out for a nice supper for Father's Day. More...

Arrowood named to Dean's List at Georgia Tech

Local student, Taylor Arrowood of Lincolnton made the Dean's List for spring semester 2008 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. More...

Youth recognition

Youth Sunday Recognition will be held at the YMCA instead of Newberry Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday morning, June 22, 2008, 9:15 a.m. Sunday school will be held at 8 a.m.; worship service will follow at 9:15 a.m. Rev. Willie J. White, Pastor. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

VBS at Morningside Morningside Baptist Church is calling all kids, ages 3 to 12 to join us at Outriggers Island June 23-27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

Board flip-flops on Social Security; millage increase remains the same

The Lincoln County Board of Education revoked its decision to offer Social Security to its employees at a called meeting held Thursday, June 12. The purpose of the meeting was to consider the adoption of the Tentative FY 2009 Budget. More...

Tax reform, budget top agenda at BOC meeting

Tax reform and the FY 2009 Budget topped the agenda at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, June 12. More...

Newspaper sets early deadline for holiday issue

In observance of the Fourth of July, The Lincoln Journal will be closed the week of June 30 through July 4. The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the July 3 edition of the paper is Wednesday, June 25, at 5 p.m. More...

Saying farewell to the park

A farewell luncheon was held on Friday, June 6, at Elijah Clark State Park for Nelson Noble. After serving as park manager for five years, Noble has taken a position as manager of the Robert Toombs House in Washington. More...

Editorial Page

Had any good tomatoes lately?

News for Families & Consumers

This is the time of year we usually enjoy tomatoes at my house but this year is a little different. Since we didn't plant as early as years gone by our harvest is yet to come. There aren't any tomatoes on the counter top waiting to ripen for now. More...

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Mad about permits

TO THE EDITOR

TO THE EDITOR: This week I replaced the roof on a house that was given to me when I bought five acres of briar patch land. I don't know if you people know that you will pay four times any time you have to do any improvements on anything you own. More...

Obituaries

Joann Arrington

Mrs. JoAnn "Big Mama" Arrington, 72, of Lincolnton, entered into rest Saturday, June 14, 2008 at her residence. She was the wife of Mr. David "Big Daddy" Arrington. More...

Virginia Sturkey Bunch

Virginia Sturkey Bunch of Lonoke, Arkansas died Sunday, June 8, 2008. The funeral was held on Saturday, June 14 at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke. Mrs. More...

Hawes Clary

Hawes Clary of Thomson entered into rest on June 13, 2008 in Atlanta, Ga. Graveside services will be held Sunday, June 22nd at 2p.m. at Westview Cemetery. Mr. Clary, native of Thomson, and son of the late Horace E. More...