April 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rainfall drives lake levels within five feet of full pool

Lake levels were under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, April 13, at City Hall. More...

Benefit concert April 28

The Lewis Family, the Easter Brothers, and Jeff and Sheri Easter are set to present a benefit concert on Tuesday, April 28, at 6 p.m. at the Lewis Family Homeplace on Lewis Family Road. More...

HOSA students place in top ten

All of the students from LCHS who took part in the HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) State Leadership Conference placed in the top 10 in their individual events. More...

Potential jurors announced for April Term of court

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases when the court's April Term begins Monday, April 20, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. is scheduled to preside over the proceedings. More...

News

New Drug-Free Solution Offers Hope For Allergy Sufferers

(NAPSA)—The solution to this year's allergy problems may lie in a preventative drug-free gel. This hope is good news, because experts predict that pollen counts will reach all-time highs this year due to changing weather patterns. More...

Food Product Dates And Storage

(NAPSA)—You might be used to seeing the words "Sell By" stamped on a package of meat or poultry product. But does that stamp mean the product you buy will be unsafe after that date? Experts say maybe not. More...

4-H Sets Careers In Motion

(NAPSA)—Millions of young people today become confident, skilled adults ready for future life success through their participation in 4-H programs. More...

People

Curley and Witherington exchange vows in evening ceremony March 28

Leigh Ann Curley and Michael Drew Witherington were united in marriage at half past six o'clock in the evening on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at St. James United Methodist Church in Augusta, Georgia. More...

Leathersville News

.. Raymond Timmerman was a supper and spend the night guest with William and Lee Bentley on Monday night. .. Jordan and Ethan Mahaffey visited their grandparents, William and Lee Bentley, Wednesday and attended Holy Week Service with them. More...

Michelle A. Carr weds Bobby Edmunds March 17

Michelle A. Carr and Bobby Edmunds were united in marriage on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at First Assembly of God, Lincolnton. Revs. Lanis Lewis and Terry Bonds officiated. Michelle is the daughter of Floyd and Emily Carithers of Aiken, S.C. 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...

County supports outdoor expo; looks at leasing Cherokee park

Plans were announced for a Clark Hill Outdoor Expo at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, April 9. More...

Volunteers will hit roadways to pick up after litterers Sat.

Residents of the City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County are urged to put on their walking shoes and slather on plenty of sunscreen for "Peachy Clean Day," held in conjunction with the "Great American Cleanup" and "Keep Georgia Beautiful" initiatives More...

Girl Scouts to host fun day at First Assembly April 18

A "Girl Scout Fun Day" will be held Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon in the First Assembly of God Family Life Center. More...

Fifth trip to state playoffs

With a regular season record of 8-1, the LCHS Boys Tennis Team is preparing for its fifth consecutive trip to the state playoffs next week. The team is ranked second in the region. More...

Chamber to spotlight cooks and businesses in community cookbook

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will be showcasing some of the best cooks in Georgia when it publishes its new community cookbook this summer. More...

Half Price Book Fair at LCMS

LCMS is hosting its annual "Half Price Book Fair" in the school's media center. The fair will be open from 7:45 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. through Monday, April 27. Parents are encouraged to attend. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I was sitting here at my computer trying to come up with some humorous bit of rhetoric that might educe a smile or two from you this week but I found I could think of nothing funny at all. More...

Broun receives Taxpayers Friend Award from NTU

Representative Paul Broun, M.D. was recognized for his outstanding pro-taxpayer voting record last year. More...

Across The Savannah

Rocking & Rolling in Lincolnton

Back in my high school days, the music changed over night. The USA discovered the Beatles and Rolling Stones. We'd never heard anything like it. More...

Opinions

Political Cartoon

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We need to shop at home

TO THE EDITOR: It is hard to put your money where your mouth is. It is easy to make decisions with somebody else's money. I have read in The Journal both sides of the new high school issue. More...

Obituaries

Louise Gartrell

Mrs. Louise Blount Gartrell, 90, entered into rest March 29, 2009. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Quinn officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Paul Marvin Goldman

Paul Marvin Goldman, 85, Sagewood Road, husband of Doris Ridlehoover Goldman, entered into rest April 7, 2009 at Self Region Medical Center. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 10 from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

Carl V. Ivey

Mr. Carl V. Ivey, 90, of Hwy. 220 East, entered into rest on Monday, April 6, 2009 at Hart County Hospital in Hartwell, Georgia . Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Joyner and Rev. More...