June 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents encouraged to greet BRAG riders June 13

Lincoln County will once again roll out the red carpet for the thousands of cyclists returning to town on Saturday, June 13, with BRAG 2009 (Bicycle Ride Across Georgia). The riders last passed through Lincolnton in the early 1990s. More...

Fund set up at FSB to benefit Epps and family

A fund has been set up to benefit Tyler Epps who was severely injured in an automobile accident that took place near Appling on Saturday, May 23. More...

Campbell reports on fifth and eighth-grade writing assessments

Although Lincoln County fifth and eighth-grade students more or less held their own on the spring administration of the Georgia Writing Assessment, there is always room for improvement. More...

News

Yard of the Month for May

The Pine Needle Garden Club chose the yard of Brian and Kristie Williamson as the yard of the month for May 2009. More...

Governor Perdue launches Be Work Ready Program

In tough economic times, it is more important than ever for unemployed Georgians to embrace life-long learning opportunities and improve their core job skills. More...

LCES students named to honor roll for final nine weeks

Lincoln County Elementary School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll for the last nine weeks. More...

Opinions

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Facilities at risk

TO THE EDITOR: A Letter to Georgia's Citizens: Georgia is blessed with abundant natural beauty and a rich cultural heritage. More...

Thanks to host families

TO THE EDITOR As the area representative for International Cultural Exchange Services, I would like to say a heart felt thank you to Lincoln County, Lincoln County High School faculty and students and especially the following host families for th More...

Obituaries

Robert L. Ashmore Jr.

Mr. Robert L. "Bobby Lee" Ashmore, Jr., 72, of Double Branches Road, entered into rest Sunday, May 31 at his residence. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 2 at Martins Crossroads Holiness Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Rebecca Ann Palmer Osburn

Rebecca "Becky" Ann Palmer Osburn, 57, of Old Easley Bridge Road, Greenville, S.C., entered into rest Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at Palmetto Health Baptist - Easley. Funeral services were held at 7:30 p.m. More...

Ruth Ping

Mrs. Ruth Ping, 84, wife of the late Robert Glen Ping, Sr. died Sunday, May 24, 2009 at Quality Health Care in Wintergarden, Fla. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 29 at the Lincolnton City Cemetery in Lincolnton with Rev. More...

Increased lake levels give city breathing room for summer

"Going into the summer, we're in a lot better shape than we were last year," stated Stanley Parton, superintendent of the City of Lincolnton Water Department. More...

Broom named best in the state; Reese earns top district honors

Two LCHS students have distinguished themselves as writers of the highest caliber in the Young Georgia Authors' Writing Competition. More...

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...

Blanchard House gets a facelift

The historic Blanchard House, which sits at the corner of Ward Street and N. Washington Street, is getting a facelift with a new coat of beige paint. More...

Shepeard to host blood drive at LBC June 6

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive in Lincoln County on Saturday, June 6, from 9:30 until 1:30 p.m. the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church. The goal for the drive is 40 units. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My hanging petunia plant is dying. I didn't even know it was sick. I've been watering the thing every day, well, at least every other day during the recent monsoons, but its leaves are shriveling up and the blooms have all fallen off. More...

Find local food at statewide markets

Fresh produce takes on a whole new meaning when customers can meet the farmer who grows it. Across Georgia, communities are working to make that connection at local farmers markets. More...

Across The Savannah

The Lost Confederate Gold

It's a 144-year-old mystery that's never been solved ... or has it? The lost Confederate gold. You could say the Civil War ended in Lincoln County. You can't wage war without a war chest, and the war chest vanished here. More...

People

Vacationing in the Bahamas

Henry Ferguson, Eunice Sapp, Louise Harris and Melvin Harris enjoyed a trip to the Bahamas for vacation May 21 - 25, 2009. Louise had The Lincoln Journal packed to bring with them but took it out to read and forgot to re-pack it. More...

Leathersville News

.. Margie Smalley visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday morning. .. Thursday visitors of Irene Bailey were Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Story, Mrs. Virginia Hare, and Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Stanley. .. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Addie Rose Bentley celebrates third birthday on two occasions

Addie Rose Bentley, daughter of Matt and Amberly Bentley, celebrated her third birthday on May 3 with a "Princess GiGi" party at her home. Each guest were treated to snack foods and birthday cake! More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

TRADE NAME State of Georgia County of Lincoln The undersigned hereby certifies that they are conducting a business at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, in the city of , county of Lincoln, 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...