July 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Open house at LCES will be held in stages

The schedule will be a little different from years past at the LCES Open House set for Thursday, August 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m. More...

Shoppers encouraged to take advantage of tax free holiday

Local residents are reminded that Georgia's "back-to-school" sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 Thursday, July 30, and continues until midnight Sunday, August 2. More...

Justice attends summer training in Savannah

As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Chief Jim Justice of the Lincolnton Police Department recently attended the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 42nd Annual Summer Training Conference. More...

Perkins in top 20 at Georgia Teen Pageant

Brittany Perkins, a rising junior at LCHS, participated in the 2009 National American Miss (NAM) Georgia Teen Pageant, held Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5, in Atlanta. More...

News

Denard will be guest speaker at Round Table meeting July 27

Mrs. Debra Denard will present "Georgia Women during the Civil War" to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Monday evening, July 27, at 6:00 p.m., at The Jockey Club restaurant on The Square in Washington, Ga. More...

Clean up day to be held at historical park

The Lincoln County Historical Society will have a clean up day on Wed., July 29 to get ready for the August 5 celebration to honor God for the blessing of our spring rain and salute the Corps of Engineers for stopping up the dam so that our lake ca More...

Newberry King and Queen

Adyan Tyler Liz, twenty month old son of Niki Leverett and Carlos Antonio Liz and Chandler McKenzie Crite, two-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joey Crite, were named King and Queen of Newberry Baptist Church in Lincolnton on July 12. More...

People

Hutton, McNair to exchange vows in ceremony Nov. 21

LTC (Ret) and Mrs. Jeremy P. Hutton of Lincolnton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Catherine to James Robert McNair, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Robert McNair, Jr. of Appling, Georgia. More...

Savannah D. Collins weds David Linenburg June 27

Savannah Drinkard Collins and David A Linenburg were united in marriage at the Grand Lido Negril Resort in Negril, Jamaica on June 27, 2009 at one o'clock in the afternoon. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Norman family reunion slated for July 31 - Aug. 1

The Norman Family Association will be holding its biannual reunion celebration on Fri., July 31 and Sat., Aug. 1. More...

Worship

Dr. Alcorn will be guest speaker at Faith Community

Faith Community Church will have two special services with Dr. Jana Alcorn Saturday, August 1 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, August 2 at 10:30 a.m. Jana Alcorn has been sharing the message of healing and restoration in Jesus Christ. More...

Blaze Youth Revival to be held at New Work Baptist Church

Blaze Youth Revival will be held Aug. 3, 4 and 5 at New Work Baptist Church, 4900 Double Branches Rd., starting at 6 p.m. More...

Walton will lead homecoming at Goshen Baptist

Rev. Donald Walton will lead revival at Goshen Baptist Church beginning with Homecoming on Sunday, July 26. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. each night Monday through Friday. More...

System disappointed in graduation test scores

Test scores posted by LCHS juniors on the spring administration of the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) were disappointing. 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...

Goal post going up

Goal post going up Workmen are shown installing new goal posts at Buddy Bufford Field. The old ones have been placed on the practice field at the new high school, which is currently under construction off of Metasville Road. More...

News team broadcasts from park

WJBF News Channel 6 in Augusta broadcast its 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. newscasts live from Elijah Clark State Park on Friday, July 11. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

As Mrs. McGee is a little bit under the [extremely hot] weather, we are running a column of hers that appeared in a 2004 edition of the Journal. Hot enough for ya? Well, it is for me. More...

Across The Savannah

Insight Into An American Band

I remember it as if were yesterday ... A majestic fall afternoon in 1970 ... Brilliant blue sky, a patina of golden sunshine across the land ... but I was in a funk, blue and down. More...

Opinions

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How much time?

TO THE EDITOR Has County Commission Chairman Wade Johnson changed his position on a tax freeze? Last year while campaigning, Mr. Johnson made a "tax freeze" the cornerstone of his platform. More...

Leave name calling on playground

TO THE EDITOR As I read last week's Letters to the Editor, I thought to myself, "Is name calling really necessary?" Shouldn't we be able to engage in meaningful public discussion and debate without resorting to name calling? More...

Obituaries

Susie Mae Blackmon Gartrell

Susie Mae Blackmon Gartrell, wife of the late George Lee Gartrell, entered into rest Monday, July 13, 2009. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 at First Baptist Church with Revs. Dennis J. More...

Public Notices

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE The Georgia Department of Transportation has applied to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for a Construction in Navigable Waters Permit to remove and replace the structurally 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...