April 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

City worker assaulted at water treatment plant

Furman Edward Parton, 25, an employee of the City of Lincolnton, was assaulted by two unknown white males at the James Allen Reed Water Treatment Plant on Sunday, April 5, at approximately 11:15 a.m. According to Lt. More...

Closed Friday

In observance of Good Friday, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Friday, April 10. The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the April 16 issue of the newspaper will be Monday, April 13, at 5 p.m. More...

Showing support

Farmers & Merchants Bank recently presented a generous donation to LCHS in a show of support of the school's Advanced Placement Program. Pictured are Guil Mattison, manager of the Lincolnton branch of Farmers & Merchants Bank, and Dr. More...

New cruiser on the block

The Lincolnton Police Department recently put a "new" patrol car into service. The fully-loaded 2003 Crown Victoria, sporting only 60,000 miles, was purchased for $1,000 from the City of Knoxville, Tennessee. More...

News

Extension service to offer evening gardening classes

Are there aphids in the tomato plants? Is the spider plant curling up and turning brown? Can squash be grown in the soil behind the garage? More...

Spring Bonanza at the MACK

The Spring Bonanza in McCormick will be held April 17 & 18. There will be all kinds of activities in town on those days. The MACK is serving lunch both days. It will consist of salmon quiche, salad, dessert and a drink for only $12. More...

Farmers, gardeners venders meeting to be held April 9

Attention 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...

People

Ida Ware Scott to wed Justin R. Rickerson June 6

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thomas Scott are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ida Ware Scott to Justin Ryan Rickerson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clifford Rickerson. More...

Leathersville News

.. Chris Reid, Barney Bentley and Alvin Cox were Tuesday afternoon visitors of the William Bentley's. .. Marion and Hilda Cliatt visited with William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon. .. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE All creditors of the Estate of Melvin E. Partridge, deceased, late of Lincoln County, Georgia, are hereby required to render in their claims or demands to the undersigned according to law, 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...

Four million in ARRA funds designated to pave Hwy. 378

If Governor Sonny Perdue gives the project his stamp of approval, $4,051,000 in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be used for the paving and maintenance of the portion of Highway 378 that runs from Lincolnton to Washington. More...

Ecumenical service to be held on Friday at Mulberry CME

Mulberry Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church will host its eighth annual ecumenical service for the community on Good Friday (April 10), beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Clean-up day is April 18

Sites like this are all too common around Lincoln County, so in an effort to spruce up the community, the county and the City of Lincolnton will sponsor its annual spring clean-up day on Saturday, April 18. More...

Getting its feet wet

Due to recent rains, the water level at Clark's Hill Lake rose 7.3 feet from March 1 until April 1, according to Stanley Parton, water superintendent for the City of Lincolnton. More...

Survivors will be recognized at dinner

In a nation where more than 1,437,180 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year, Lincoln County is invited to celebrate life. The 2009 Lincoln County ACS Relay for Life will be held from 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24, until 7 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Maybe you've heard about the little boy in Sunday School, when asked what Easter meant to him said, "Egg salad sandwiches for the next two weeks." Some of you may agree with this young man but I can imagine that each of you, dear hearts, would hav More...

EarthTalkTM

Dear EarthTalk: I keep meeting people who say that humaninduced global warming is only theory, that just as many scientists doubt it as believe it. Can you settle the score? — J. More...

Across The Savannah

Look Homeward Angel

How great that the LCHS literary team won the State Class A championship. I don't recall a literary competition in my day, but had there been one, we could have won it. We had excellent English teachers, and I see we still do. More...

Sports

Athletic awards night to be held at LCMS April 14

LCMS is set to host its second annual athletic awards night on Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Obituaries

Jack W. Bentley Sr.

Mr. Jack Willard Bentley, Sr., 82, of Greenwood Church Road, entered into rest on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Ella Brown

Miss Ella Brown, 90, entered into rest at Heartland Hospice April 3, 2009. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. John Towers in Augusta. Ella was born in Leesville, S.C., the daughter of Reverend James H. More...

Lucy Ann Kinney

Mrs. Lucy Ann Kinney entered into the arms of Jesus on Friday, April 3, 2009 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. The memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Lucy will be held at 4:00 p.m. More...