April 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Justice urges residents to abide by traffic laws in city

Traffic laws were the emphasis of an activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department, given by Chief Jim Justice. More...

Two cases disposed of during pre-trial hearings March 25

Two cases were disposed of during pre-trial hearings held Thursday, March 25, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.   Chief Superior Court Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presided over the proceedings.   More...

Joint fund-raiser to be held to support Relay for Life

Preparations have launched into overdrive for the Eighth Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life.   The teams participating in this year’s relay will hold a joint fundraiser on Saturday, April 3, from 8 a.m. More...

Girls tackle tillers

Mollie Ferguson (l) and Jade Deason have thoroughly enjoyed Marion Aycock’s transportation/small engine class. They are pictured with the second tiller they have broken down and rebuilt. Aycock is very proud of his students.   More...

News

LCES announces honor roll students for third nine weeks

Lincoln County Elementary School is proud to announce the following students were named to their All A Honor Roll for the third nine weeks.   More...

Washington Little Theater presents My Fair Lady

The Washington Little Theater is busy working on the spring production of My Fair Lady.   More...

Consumers get answers from Dept. of Agriculture

Q: Will rain lilies grow in Georgia?   More...

Opinions

Around the Bend

(Editor’s note: Smythe Newsome, former editor and publisher of The News-Reporter, passed away suddenly last week following a massive heart attack. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

TO THE EDITOR

Seniors feel overlooked by BOE

TO THE EDITOR   I would like to thank those who have written letters to The Lincoln Journal to show how bad school taxes, up 156% in ten years, have hurt senior citizens. I am writing this letter not just for me. More...

Sports

LCHS girls tennis team beats Aquinas

Excitement filled the air as the Lincoln County High School ladies tennis team defeated Aquinas last week and finished the regular season with four region wins and one loss. More...

Beggs part of winning team

Bethany Beggs, (pictured front row, fourth from left) plays second base for the Adrenaline fast pitch softball team. More...

Anglers participate in tournament at Gordon Pond

From as far away as Texas they came to catch fish. Fifteen anglers from across the south and Midwest participated in the annual fishing tournament held at Gordon Pond in Lincolnton last Saturday and Sunday. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Hamm, Reed take top honors at Class A State Literary Meet

After claiming the Region 4-A title, the LCHS State Literary Team placed third overall at the GHSA Class A State Literary Meet held Saturday, March 20, at Northside High School in Warner Robins.   More...

Small quake hits four miles south of Lincolnton

In a preliminary report, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in Golden, Colorado, confirmed that Lincoln County experienced a “micro” earthquake at 6:43 p.m. Thursday, March 25. More...

Mulberry C.M.E. Church to host ecumenical service on Good Friday

Mulberry Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church will host its ninth annual ecumenical service for the community on Good Friday (April 2), beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Fund set up at FSB to benefit Clark and family

A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank to benefit Eli Clark.   Clark, 22, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is scheduled to begin chemotherapy in the near future. More...

Assistance centers open for business

The United States Census Bureau has opened Questionnaire Assistance Centers in Lincolnton to facilitate participation in the census.   More...

Editorial Page

News for Families & Consumers

Ten ways to a greener home

Looking around at the beautiful blooming trees and flowers makes me more aware of the importance of a Greener Home. Making a few small changes in one’s life can help save money while conserving natural resources and reducing waste. More...

Across The Savannah

This Bad’s For You

Dedicated to the county’s English teachers: past, present, and future   More...

People

Senior Beta holds induction ceremony

Senior Beta held its induction ceremony for new members on Monday, March 22.  More...

Lindsay H. Drinkard to wed William S. Roberts Jr. July 24

Mrs. Lillie Mae Drinkard is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Lindsay Holland to William Stone Roberts, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Stone Roberts of Martinez, Ga. More...

Team participates in FFA CDE

The Lincolnton FFA Chapter Environmental Natural Resources Career Development Event team members (l-r) Carrie McCauley, Michael Ivey, Zach Bentley, and Louis Bentley recently competed in this North Region Area II FFA CDE at Franklin County High Sc More...

Obituaries

Effie J. Blackwell

Mrs. Effie Jane Blackwell entered into rest March 14, 2010 at Coliseum Northside Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 20 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Revs. Roy D. Andrews and Dennis J. Quinn officiating. More...

Samuel Wesley Drinkard

Mr. Samuel Wesley Drinkard, III, 59, of Branchwood Dr., died Saturday, March 27, 2010 at his residence.   No funeral ceremony was held.   More...

Mildred Estes Fortson

Mrs. Mildred Estes Fortson, 94 years of age entered into rest on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.   Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, at the Lincolnton United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

REQUEST FOR AUDIT PROPOSAL East Central Georgia Consortium is soliciting bids to conduct an audit of Workforce Investment Act, Other Federal and Foundation Grant funds administered by the Consortium for Program Year 2010 with the potential for renewa More...