March 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

County enters into lease to operate Cherokee Park

Lincoln County has entered into a five-year lease with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, which will allow the county to operate one of the most frequented day-use recreation areas on Clark’s Hill Lake. More...

Top honors at art competition

Three LCHS art students took top honors at an artists’ reception held Friday, March 12, in conjunction with the Sixth Annual Juried Student Art Competition, sponsored by the MACK in McCormick. More...

Group of travel writers take in sights, sample local fare

A group of travel writers visited Lincolnton on Wednesday, March 10, on the first leg of the Clark’s Hill Partnership Familiarization Tour. More...

Relay team raising funds

With the Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life set for the end of April, local teams are getting busy raising funds for the fight against cancer. More...

News

Deadline approaches for Congressional art comp.

U.S. Congressman Paul C. Broun, M.D. (GA-10) invites students in grades nine through twelve to participate in the 2010 Congressional Art Competition. Each year, members of the U.S. More...

LWREA invites high school seniors to apply for honorarium

High school seniors from Lincoln and Wilkes Counties may apply for an honorarium sponsored by Lincoln- Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA). More...

Bonds to present Battle and Burning of Atlanta March 22

Mr. Russ Bonds will present “The Battle and Burning of Atlanta” to the Washington Civil War Round Table 1t 6 p.m. on Monday evening, March 22 at the Jockey Club restaurant on The Square in Washington, GA.   More...

Opinions

Political Cartoon

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Take our freedom back one road at a time

TO THE EDITOR   My name is Mitchell Stopher, I’m a resident of Pleasant View Estates and a Lincoln County taxpayer. I would also like to say for the record I have been a Boy Scout, although it’s been a long time ago.   More...

Phone home!?

TO THE EDITOR   In the March 11th edition of The Lincoln Journal, on the topic of budget reduction measures, School Superintendent Randall Edmunds was quoted as saying, “You asked to see what the worst would be - let us work on it. More...

Sports

John de la Howe Open Bass Tournament to be held April 17

The John de la Howe Alumni Association will host its 13th Annual Open Bass Tournament on Saturday, April 17th at the Hawe Creek Landing, Dorn Sports Fishing/Boating Facility on Lake Strom Thurmond located in McCormick, S.C. More...

Turkey hunters prepare for opening day of season Sat.

Turkey hunters across the state are practicing their yelps and clucks in preparation for the upcoming turkey season. Opening day is Sat., Mar. More...

Football Great Credits Chiropractors

(NAPSA)—Sometimes it takes more than 13 trips to the Pro Bowl, 38 career records and three Super Bowl rings to make it into the National Pro Football Hall of Fame. It also apparently takes a good chiropractor. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Purchase yearbooks   The 2010 Lincoln County High School Panorama can still be purchased! More...

Commissioners hear pros and cons about road closing

Concerns were expressed about closing a portion of the Fred R. Prater Parkway during the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, March 11. More...

Board hears concerns about system’s Local Facilities Plan

The issue of whether the new high school facility should incorporate students in the middle school grades was raised at the continuation of the Lincoln County Board of Education’s March 3 meeting held Wednesday, March 10.   More...

Representatives of Paul Broun at chamber today

Congressman Paul Broun recently announced that he will once again bring the services of his congressional office directly to his constituents through his “Congress on the Square” initiative.   More...

LCHS designated as AP Honor School by state superintendent

For the third consecutive year, LCHS has been designated as an AP (Advanced Placement) Honor School by State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox.   The number of honor schools jumped from 80 in 2009 to 125 this year.   More...

Preachers challenge teachers to a charity basketball game

The pastors of the Lincoln County Ministerial Association have once again challenged the faculty and staff of the Lincoln County School System to a friendly game of basketball – all in the name of charity. More...

JeRee Dukes to perform with a cappella group at Young Harris College

JeRee Dukes, a 2009 graduate of LCHS and a freshman music major at Young Harris College, will perform at the Third Annual Acapalooza Concert on Friday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in the college’s Glenn Auditorium.   More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Watching On Golden Pond again the other night I was struck by one of Katherine Hepburn’s lines to her on-screen daughter, Chelsea. The two were commiserating about the hard feelings Chelsea had against her father for such a long time. More...

Across The Savannah

That First Walmart Experience

How many of you remember the first time you stepped into a Walmart? I bet you go to Walmart so regularly, you can’t recall the wonder you felt the first time you stepped into a store where you could buy most anything. I’m lucky. More...

People

Pinewood Derby participants

Recently, Cub Scout Pack 203 participated in their Pack Pinewood Derby. More...

Leathersville News

.. Erin and Derek Cooper were lunch guests on Monday with Erin’s grandparents, William and Lee Bentley.   .. Raymond and Elaine Timmerman were supper guests of William and Lee Bentley Monday night.   .. More...

Danielle M. Danner to wed Tyler Clinton Huff June 19

Rev and Mrs. Allen Danner are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Marie to Tyler Clinton Huff, son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Huff, III.   More...

Obituaries

Marcia B. Weaver

Mrs. Marcia B. “Granny” Weaver, 89 of Mitchener Rd. entered into rest March 15, 2010 at her residence. She was the beloved wife of the late William Garnett Weaver.   More...

Worship

The Passion Play at First Assembly

The Passion Play will be performed at First Assembly of God on Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 at 6 p.m. both nights. This is an annual Easter celebration of music and drama depicting the life of Christ. A nursery will be provided. More...

First Baptist to host conference

First Baptist Church located at 154 First Baptist Street, Lincolnton, will host a Prayer and Deliverance Conference March 18 - 20 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly.   More...