August 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Goldman, Aycock take top honors at Steer & Heifer Show Shootout

Over 150 people attended the Second Annual "Lincoln County 4-H Steer & Heifer Show Shootout" Saturday, August 22, at Serendipity Farm, the home of Katrina and Doug Harmon on Lovelace Road. More...

Temporary closing

The doors of Soap Creek Restaurant are temporarily closed due to a fire in the kitchen wall, which started at approximately 5 p.m. on Friday, August 21. More...

Health dept. urges residents to take precautions against H1N1

With several confirmed cases of H1N1 in surrounding counties, the Lincoln County Health Department is urging local residents to begin taking precautions against the flu now. More...

News

Lincoln County Elementary School Menus

BREAKFAST THURSDAY, AUG. 27 Chicken biscuit, juice, milk FRIDAY, AUG. 28 Cereal, toast, juice, milk MONDAY, AUG. 31 Cereal, toast, milk, juice TUESDAY, SEPT. 1 Sausage biscuit, milk, juice WEDNESDAY, SEPT. More...

CCLC reports on August meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met at the library August 20 at 6:30 p.m. President Al Bean opened the meeting. Vice-president Linda Burns welcomed members and guests. John Kennedy gave the invocation. More...

Did You Know

Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) is a congressionally mandated program, created as an insurance benefit rider attached to Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

Water transfer is out of bounds

TO THE EDITOR: On one of my previous jobs, when my responsibilities included a water distribution system, I learned to look for unusual wetness on normally dry ground. More...

Operation Zero Tolerance

TO THE EDITOR: The summer holidays are something to celebrate. But they have a deadly reputation on the road. Because too many summer party-people leave their designated drivers behind at the barbeque. More...

Sports

Hunters statewide prepare for opening of dove season

Hunters statewide can celebrate the beginning of dove season at noon Saturday, Sept. 5. More...

Lincoln County Red Devil Football Schedule 2009

All games begin at 7:30 JV Football More...

Hunters must have HIP permit before going dove hunting

The Migratory Bird Hunting license (or HIP permit) requires all hunters pursuing doves, ducks, geese, rails and other migratory bird species to complete an annual harvest survey. 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...

LCHS will benefit from Title I funding for school improvement

LCHS was recently designated as a Title I school by the Georgia Department of Education, which means that the high school will now benefit from the federal funding that LCES and LCMS, both Distinguished Title I schools, have received for so many ye More...

Bargains galore at church's consignment sale Aug. 27-29

The Lincolnton United Methodist Church is hosting a community-wide "Fall Children's Consignment Sale" Thursday, August 27, through Saturday, August 29, in the church fellowship hall. The hours of the sale are from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. More...

Journal announces early deadline for Labor Day closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, September 7, for Labor Day. The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the September 10 issue of the paper is Friday, September 4, at 5 p.m. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! More...

Qualifying begins Aug. 31

Qualifying for two seats on the Lincolnton City Council as well as the job of mayor will be held Monday, August 31, through Wednesday, September 2, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day at City Hall. More...

Meet the Devils

The LCHS Varsity Cheerleaders will host "Meet the Devils" tonight (Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Field. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

The following essay/warning was sent to me via e-mail and since it happened to me personally, I think it prudent at this time to pass the information along to all of my readers. More...

EarthTalkTM

Dear EarthTalk: Since Obama took office, have any new incentives been put in place for homeowners looking to increase energy efficiency and reduce the overall environmental footprints of their homes? More...

Across The Savannah

Hurricanes: The Hunter and The Hunted

Growing up landlocked in Lincoln County, I never worried about hurricanes. I left that to folks on the coast with their boarded up windows and evacuation routes. More...

People

Anniversary trip to Tybee

Romie and Edith Beckum brought their copy of The Journal along with them on their camping trip to Tybee Island on June 29. The trip was in celebration of their 51st wedding anniversary. More...

Leathersville News

.. Wayne Bentley, Elaine Timmerman, and Erin Cooper were visitors and lunch guests on Thursday of William and Lee Bentley. .. Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited William and Lee Bentley on Saturday and they were supper guests together. More...

Blackburns honored on 50th anniversary with reception

Luther and Fannie Holsenback Blackburn of Lincolnton were honored on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception, Saturday, August 8, in the fellowship hall of Fishing Creek Baptist Church where both are active members. More...

Worship

Singers invited to make a joyful noise at First Assembly

Anyone who enjoys worshiping God through singing is invited to participate in "A Night with the Brooklyn Tab," a community-based presentation hosted by First Assembly of God. More...