November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Family Connection to host holiday pageant at LCHS

The Second Annual Little Mr. And Miss Holidays Pageant will be held Saturday, November 14, at 7 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium. Bruce Beggs is set to serve as the emcee for the occasion, with entertainment provided by vocalist Renae Bolton. More...

Cheer Devils take region crown; head to state competition Sat.

The LCHS Competitive Cheer Devils won the East Georgia Region 4-A Class A Cheerleading Championship held Saturday, November 7, at Putnam County High School. This marks the group's ninth year as a competitive squad. More...

Hawn takes over as new manager of Elijah Clark

Chris Hawn has been named the new manger of Elijah Clark State Park. A native of Farmington, Missouri, Hawn graduated from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, in 1998, with a Bachelor of Arts in recreation. More...

Career expo to be held in Augusta at Univ. of Phoenix

The Georgia Department of Labor's Augusta Career Center and the University of Phoenix will cosponsor a career expo for employers, students, and other job seekers in the area. More...

News

Smokeout Day is Nov. 19

Lets remember that November 19 is the Great American Smokeout Day. Here are five keys for quitting: 1. Get ready .. Set a quit date. .. Change your environment. .. Get rid of all cigarettes and ashtrays in your home, car and work place. More...

Historical society reports on meeting at park Nov. 4

One of the benefits of membership in the Lincoln County Historical Society is the lunch we have before our monthly meeting. The lunch for the November 4 meeting, was no exception. When was the last time you had real banana pudding? More...

IRS looking for taxpayers who are due a refund check

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for taxpayers who are due to receive a combined $123.5 million in the form of 107,831 refund checks that were returned to the IRS by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors. More...

Sports

Devils beat Devils to secure region championship

The Lincoln County High School Red Devils struggled to add another win to this year's record. More...

Trion

6-4 So far this year

L .............Armuchee.............. 7-28 L .............LaFayette............20-34 W................Model.................14-7 W........ Gordon Central.......37-19 W..............Mt. Zion.............42-12 W........... More...

Georgia Class A 2009 Playoff Brackets

In the first four rounds, the higher seeded team will host. If schools are the same seed, see GHSA Constitution, Football Section, for procedure. Finals: The (H) indicates the designated host school. More...

Worship

Fall revival

New Work Baptist Church will be having a fall revival November 16- 18 at 7:00 pm. Pastor Ben Glossan from Southside Baptist Church in Hazelhurst, Ga. will be bringing the worship message each evening. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

NA meetings N.A. meetings are held at the Lincoln County Library from 6 - 7 p.m. every Friday. For more information, please call 706-359-5808. Adult softball reg. More...

LCHS takes first place in region one-act competition

After three years of being absent from the one-act play scene, LCHS entered the competition with a vengeance and brought home the Region 4-A title. This year's one-act play competition was held Thursday, November 4, at Warren County High School. More...

Huddle House accepting toys and donations for Secret Santa

Employees of the Huddle House are once again holding a toy drive for needy children (ages 2-14) in the community. This marks the third year the business has sponsored a "Secret Santa" program in Lincoln County. More...

Journal announces early deadline for Thanksgiving holiday

In observance of Thanksgiving, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27. More...

A fond farewell

Approximately 500 people attended the Lewis Family's farewell concert held Saturday, November 7, at the Lewis Family Pavilion in the Lincoln County Historical Park. More...

Morningside Baptist Church is drop-off point for shoeboxes

Christmas is arriving early all over Lincolnton, as a local church prepares to serve as a collection point for "Operation Christmas Child." Soon, with the help of Lincoln County volunteers, Morningside Baptist Church will be brimming with festivel More...

Learning new ways to teach

Dr. Paul Riccomini, associate professor of special education at Clemson University, met with Lincoln County math and special ed teachers to discuss differentiating math instruction in the classroom. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

It's not quite Thanksgiving yet but sitting alone on the side of the bed this morning I was set to thinking about things for which I'm grateful today. More...

Across The Savannah

The Great Depression & the Dirty '30s

By Special Request "We were so poor, mama would bleach the coffee grounds and serve 'em as grits the next morning." The Great Depression was no joking matter to the people who experienced it. Consider these scenes ... More...

People

LHS Class of 1964 gather for reunion

Members of the Lincolnton High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of their graduation. More...

Woods, Hogan to exchange vows in ceremony April 3

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Woods of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Leigh, to Inman Curry Hogan III, of Washington, son of Mrs. Lynda V. Pollock, also of Washington, and Inman Curry Hogan Jr. of Lincolnton. More...

Brennan celebrates first birthday on several occasions

Grace Hill Brennan, daughter of CPT Brian and Mrs. Dana Hill Brennan, celebrated her first birthday on October 31 in Sierra Vista, AZ. Grace celebrated by dressing up as Minnie Mouse with her big brother, Garrett, as Mickey. More...

Obituaries

Christopher Lee Bentley

Mr. Christopher (Chris) Lee Bentley, 31, of Lincolnton, entered into rest Thursday, November 5, 2009 at his residence. Graveside service were held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10 at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with Revs. More...

Nancy Jean Edmond

Nancy Jean Edmond, 66, of Tignall, entered into rest Tuesday Nov. 3, 2009. Graveside services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5 at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Phillip Kinney officiating. Mrs. More...

Emily G. Rorie

Miss Emily G. Rorie, 71, a resident of Echols Personal Care Home, entered into rest on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 6 at Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. More...