October 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Interpress to shoot children at clubhouse for Christmas issue

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in "Christmas Kids and Greetings," an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal. More...

Homecoming festivities continue with parade Friday

Homecoming Week is in full swing at LCHS and LCMS. This year, the LCHS Student Council and the LCHS Varsity Cheerleaders are sponsoring various activities to help students get into the spirit of the week. More...

Georgians are urged to take advantage of tax-free holiday

Georgians will be exempt from state and local sales and use taxes when they purchase qualified energy efficient and water efficient products from 12:01 a.m. today (Thursday) until midnight on Sunday, October 4. More...

News

District poster contest winners

The USDA Forestry Service and the National Garden Clubs sponsor the Smokey Bear and Woodsey Owl Poster Contest with children in the first through fifth grades. The local Pine Needle Garden Club would like to thank Mrs. More...

MS FACS students making funnel cakes

Lincoln County High School and Middle School Family and Consumer Sciences Classes are in full swing. Mrs. Gay's middle and high school classes enjoyed making funnel cakes on Friday, Sept. 17. More...

How family dinners impact teens

Compared to teens who have frequent family dinners (five or more per week), those who have infrequent family dinners (fewer than three per week) are twice as likely to use tobacco or marijuana; more than one and a half times likelier to use alcohol More...

People

Melissa Ann Banks weds John Wesley Boland Sept. 12

Melissa Ann Banks and John Wesley Boland were united in marriage at 4:30 in the afternoon on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at Lincolnton United Methodist Church. Rev. Bill Boland, father of the groom, officiated. More...

Leathersville News

By Mrs. William Bentley

.. Patrick Bryant visited in the home of William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon. Herb Kimberly visited on Thursday morning. .. Visitors of Art and Lois Fizer have been Erica Brown and Megan Brown of Thomson, Ga. More...

FFA members participate in CDE

Lincolnton FFA Members Alison Chalker and Paul Clifton recently participated in Georgia North Region FFA Career Development Events. Chalker participated in the FFA Junior Floral Design CDE at East Jackson High School in Commerce, Ga. More...

Obituaries

Rosa Lee Leverett

Rosa Lee Leverett, 73, of Hartwell, Ga., entered into rest Friday, September 25, 2009 in Royston, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30 at Prices Grove Baptist Church, Lincolnton. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Class of 99 reunion The Class of 1999 Class Reunion will be held Oct. 24 at Golf De L Golf Course at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per person, $40 per couple. More...

Family Connection awarded grant for learning centers

Lincoln County Family Connection was awarded close to $1 million in federal funds through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Program. More...

Greenwood Baptist Church will celebrate 225th anniversary Sun.

Greenwood Baptist Church, the sixth-oldest Baptist church in Georgia, will celebrate its 225th anniversary Sunday, October 4, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The keynote speaker for the occasion is Rev. Donald F. More...

Two-car accident claims life of Lincolnton woman

A Lincolnton woman was killed in a car accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 220 and the Thomson Highway (GA 43) at approximately 9:40 a.m. on Friday, September 25. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My daddy used to say, "Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you." He said that in part because as he got older his teeth began to weaken and he eventually had to have them removed. He always regretted having to do that. More...

Across The Savannah

The Relentless Grind

Cypress Gardens closed its doors September 23. It was Florida's oldest theme park, the one where Southern belles wear hoop skirts, skiers leap from ramps, and women skiers build pyramids upon each other's shoulders and ski in formation. More...

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News for Families & Consumers

Preparing for retirement

Dear Friends, Rather than my usual "News for Families and Consumers" article, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the Citizens of Lincoln County for supporting me during the past 31 years. More...

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Wildlife food plots for deer

To all of our outdoor enthusiast who love to hunt deer time is still available for you to put in a nice wildlife food plot. More...

Worship

Walton to lead revival services

Greenwood Baptist Church, located in the Amity Community, is preparing to celebrate a milestone in the history of the church. Greenwood was constituted in 1784 and is the sixth oldest church in the state. More...