January 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Rev. Thomas will be guest speaker at MLK observance

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance is scheduled to take place Sunday, January 17, at 3 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium.   The theme for the event is “Make It a Day On, Not a Day Off.”   More...

Deep freeze hits the South

Old Man Winter has had the South in a chokehold for the last two weeks, with temperatures dipping down into the teens several nights. More...

News

IRS offers tips on choosing the right tax form for you

To file your 2009 individual tax return, you’ll have to decide which form to use…unless you e-file. If you file electronically, the software automatically selects the simplest and best form for you. More...

LC Head Start now accepting applications

CSRA EOA, Inc.Head Start will be accepting applications for children who will be 3 years old by Stepember 1, 2010.   Applications can be obtained at Lincoln Head Start 576 Metasville Rd, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.   More...

H1N1 vaccine is available at the health department

The Lincoln County Health Department has H1N1 vaccine available during normal business hours.   More...

People

Leathersville News

..Jordan Mahaffey was a lunch guest on Tuesday with her grandparents, William and Lee Bentley   ..Kenneth and Donna Abel visited with William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon. More...

Christmas gift trip to Florida

Rachel Thurmond of Lincolnton, Sadie Hunt of Metasville, Helen Welch of Thomson and Linda Cox of Lincolnton took a copy of The Journal with them to Holmes Beach on Anna Marie Island in Florida.   More...

Rutland completes basic training at Lackland AFB in Tx.

Airman Timothy L. Rutland graduated from Air Force Basic Training Camp at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on December 31, 2009.   Timothy was a 2009 graduate of Lincoln County High School. More...

Young man follows his dream along the Appalachian Trail

For Tyler Marlow, grandson of LaVina Marlow of Lincolnton and the late Buddy Marlow, the only way to really see America is from the ground up — literally.   “To me, there is no better place than being on the Appalachian Trail. More...

Community service awards will be presented at annual chamber banquet

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet on Tuesday, January 26, at 7 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. More...

Food drive being held at courthouse to benefit pantry

As a result of the economic crunch, Lincoln County Government will be collecting canned goods and other items for the Lincoln County Food Pantry as well as dog and cat food for the Washington-Wilkes Humane Animal Shelter and for patrons of the food More...

Bureau continues to hire workers for 2010 Census

The United States Census Bureau continues to hire workers to assist with the 2010 Census. More...

Relay for Life will kick off new season Jan. 19

The Lincoln County ACS (American Cancer Society) Relay for Life will kick off the 2010 season on Tuesday, January 19, at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library.   More...

Editorial Page

Across The Savannah

Our Dying Tradition

“I was standing by my window/ On a cold and cloudy day/When I saw that hearse come rolling/For to carry my mother away.” Ruth Ada Habershon wrote the lyrics for that classic gospel song and whenever I see a funeral procession with its hea More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

“Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.”   Bad grammar notwithstanding, the quote is painfully true. Bad habits are easy to acquire but not so easily broken. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Protect yourself and family from winter chills

Extreme cold temperatures can create additional issues for vulnerable populations like the elderly and citizens who live in homes that have poor insulation and/or that have inadequate heating systems, the homeless or those with medical issues.  More...

Obituaries

Mary Ferguson

Mary Ferguson, 85, of Marietta passed away Thursday, January 7, 2010. More...

Robert J. Griner

Mr. Robert J. Griner, 62, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2009 in Rock Island, Illinois.   A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, January 17 at Morningside Baptist Church. 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...