February 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents invited to discuss the impact of low lake levels

A public forum will be held Tuesday, February 17, at 7 p.m. in the courtroom on the second floor of the Lincoln County Courthouse to discuss the economic impact of low lake levels on Lincoln County businesses, citizens, and governments. More...

STAR Student and Teacher

Amanda Scott (l) has been named STAR Student for the LCHS Class of 2009. Kathy Thomas, a math teacher at LCHS, was selected by Scott as her STAR Teacher. Profiles of the honorees will appear in a subsequent issue of The Lincoln Journal. More...

News

Peel meets "America's Sheriff"

Jerry Peel took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal on a visit to Joe Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, known as "America's Sheriff." Jerry and his wife were visiting their daughter, Kimberly P. More...

Loves in the Air luncheon to be held at Tara CC

In February, Valentine's Day reminds us of all the special people in our lives and gives us the opportunity to express our love with bouquets of flowers, hearts, chocolates, cards and even a date for lunch. More...

Closing date for crop insurance is January 31

USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds farmers of the January 31, 2009 sales closing date for crop insurance. More...

Opinions

Impact of low lake levels

TO THE EDITOR: Clark Hill Lake is Lincoln County's most viable industry. The homes around the lake and our guests who visit fuel our economy. More...

Obituaries

John Hasselberger III

Mr. John Hasselberger III, 75, of Chamberlain Ferry Rd. entered into rest on Thursday, January 29, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at New Work Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Lonnie F. Martin

Mr. Lonnie F. Martin, 74, of Cartledge Road, entered into rest on Friday, January 30, 2009 at his residence. Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 1, 2009 at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Deryl Odom officiating. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE OF INCORPORATION Notice is given that articles of incorporation that will incorporate Parlay Inc. have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code. More...

BOE prepares for future at annual planning session

Departmental reports, school improvement initiatives, and budgetary matters were a few of the items on the agenda at the Lincoln County Board of Education's annual planning session held Wednesday, January 28, at the board office on Metasville Road. More...

Community service awards are presented at chamber banquet

Approximately 160 people gathered in the LCHS Cafeteria on Tuesday, January 27, for the 2008 Lincolnton- Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Banquet. The special guest for the occasion was John Berry, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. More...

Financial aid workshop to be held at LCHS

LCHS will host a financial aid workshop Tuesday, February 10, beginning at 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Mr. LCMS title up for grabs

The Mr. LCMS Contest will be held in conjunction with the Miss LCMS Pageant Thursday, February 5, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. The following students are set to compete for the title of Mr. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

"Do you know what today is?" I asked hubby as we were having our morning coffee. "You betcha!" he said, without even thinking, "It's our anniversary! You thought I'd forgotten, didn't you? Well, I didn't so, Happy Anniversary! More...

Bailing out your household budget

News for Families & Consumers The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

Until a few months ago, many people have considered spending less than they earned to be an optional activity. More...

Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: I've heard that most of the big car rental companies have gone "green" lately. What's the story? More...

People

Garrard and Cason to exchange vows in ceremony April 3

Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Garrard of Lincolnton are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dena Rene to Mr. Jeffrey Lane Cason, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Cason and the late Mr. James Cason of Martinez, Ga. More...

SPRING OF THE YEAR

Winter with its ice and snow is as the distance of death from life, in the Spring of the reborn life in heaven. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Board of elections meetings The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. More...