November 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Retirement breakfast for mayor will be held at clubhouse on Sat.

A drop-in breakfast will be held in honor of Lincolnton Mayor Dwaine Biggerstaff on Saturday, November 28, from 9 until 11 a.m. at the Lincolnton Clubhouse. More...

Journal office closed for Thanksgiving

In observance of Thanksgiving, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27. The deadline for news and advertisements to appear in the December 3 issue of the paper is Monday, November 30, at 5 p.m. More...

Russell is no La-Z-Boy

David Russell of Washington demonstrates caning at "Pioneer Day" held Saturday, November 21, at the Lincoln County Historical Park. Approximately, 3,500 people attended the event. More...

Legislative breakfast to be held at Pope Center in Washington

The 2009 Annual Legislative Breakfast will be held Thursday, December 3, at the Pope Conference Center in Washington beginning at 8:30 a.m. More...

News

D.C. conference attendees

A team of leaders from Self Regional Healthcare attended Press Ganey's National Conference in Washington, D.C. to address and prepare for healthcare reform and to also improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. More...

Rachel McCall certified as athletic trainer by BOC

The Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) announced the certification of Rachel McCall, ATC. More...

Pioneer Day provides great day of fellowship

Ben Ross is pictured with his sister, Juanita Billingsley, 94, of Clinton, Georgia. More...

People

Cruising the Carolinas

Chuck and Vickie Courtenay, of Indian Cove Subdivision, took a fall trip in October through North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and finally Canada to arrive on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. More...

Former student speaks to class

Sargent Michael Sward, 2002 graduate of LCHS and son of LCMS/ LCHS's lunchroom manager, spoke to LuAnn Beale's senior economics students concerning his experiences after graduation from high school, life in the military, and about his service More...

Johnson speaks to CCLC

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met November 19 at the public library at 6:30 p.m. President Al Bean welcomed members and guests. John Kennedy gave the invocation. Al Bean led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. 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. More...

Getting creative for the holidays

This turkey at the farm of Wade and Lori Warner on Colvin-Kennedy Road has nothing to fear on Thanksgiving. Having a bit of fun with Ole Tom Turkey are: (l-r) Caiden Parrish, Kamryn Parrish, Christian Tucker, Carson Parrish, and Alex Tucker. More...

Parade participants have until Dec. 1 to enter floats, cars, etc.

With a nip in the air and the football playoffs underway, it's time to break out the glue guns, tinsel, crepe paper, garlands, and glitter in preparation for the 2009 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set to begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 5. More...

Turkey and ham all around!

Turkeys and hams were the order of the day at the Lincoln County Food Pantry Thursday, November 17. Pictured are: (l-r) Travis Reid, vice president of the pantry's board of directors; Helen Huff, volunteer; Cathy Elder; and Tutt Zellars. More...

Students at LCES discuss their version of a Thanksgiving feast

In order to determine the preferences of young palates, we, at The Lincoln Journal, decided to ask a group of fourth and fifth-graders at LCES to describe their ideal Thanksgiving dinner. More...

Amanda Etheridge profiled as 2010 Teacher of the Year

Amanda Etheridge, "Teacher of the Year" at LCES, was named the system wide Teacher of the Year at the Lincoln County Board of Education's regular November meeting. More...

Editorial Page

Across The Savannah

The Allure of Covered Bridges

Growing up I remember hearing people talk about covered bridges and how pretty they were but I never saw one and I wasn't sure what they meant by a covered bridge. A bridge with a tarp over it? That didn't sound pretty. More...

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Food safety tips for preparing turkey

Many cooks are busy planning and shopping for the all important Thanksgiving Day. If you are the turkey cook this year use safety when defrosting and cooking. More...

Opinions

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Holding politicians accountable

TO THE EDITOR Politician's count on voters forgetting what they promised when they campaigned to get elected. Once elected they suddenly have convenient loss of memory. More...

Sports

Impossible comeback win takes Devils to quarterfinals

It's hard to know where to start with the story on this game. Was it the breakaway runs of Eagles Landing Christian Academy's freshman Keonte Green that totaled 187 yards and 3 touchdowns in just over a quarter of playing time? More...

Fans asked to show up early

As the Red Devils prepare to take the field against Savannah Christian's Raiders this Friday, November 27, Lincoln County fans who want to be part of the "human tunnel" for the Devils are asked to be at Buddy Bufford Field by 6:15 p.m. More...