April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

YMCA will help kids deal with fear of water

Even if Lincoln County was not surrounded by 400 miles of shoreline, it is important that all children know how to swim. More...

Rain didn’t dampen diggers’ spirits

Although the weather was less than ideal, the Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig still attracted over 1,000 visitors. During the event, prospectors swarmed over the mountain looking for rutile, kyanite, and other minerals. More...

LCHS Musical Theatre Class to present Manilow’s Copacabana

The LCHS Musical Theatre Class will present Barry Manilow’s “Copacabana” tonight (Thursday) through Saturday, May 1, in the school auditorium.   Performances are set to begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. More...

Blood donors give a thumbs up!

Forty-six students and staff members helped save lives by donating blood at the LCHS Blood Drive held Thursday, April 22. More...

News

Between the Bookends

Friends of the Library hopes to see all of you at our spring book sale slated for Saturday, May 8, from 9:30 till 3:30. We hope to have the books outside this year, weather permitting. If not, they’ll be in the Dova Partridge Annex. More...

Broun receives Taxpayers’ Friend Award from NTU

U.S. Representative Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) received the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” from the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for the second, consecutive year. Dr. More...

CCLC reports on meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met April 15 at the public library at 6:30 p.m. President Al Bean opened the meeting. Vice President, Linda Burns welcomed members and guests. Invocation was given by Charles Ware. More...

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TO THE EDITOR

Many thanks for successful prom

I would like to extend a thank you to the 2010 Prom Committee and any other individuals that contributed to this years prom. More...

Honored to have known her

TO THE EDITOR

It was with great sadness that I read of the passing of Mildred Estes Fortson this month. As someone who was fortunate enough to get to know Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Joe Otis Hawes

Mr. Joe Otis (Bud) Hawes, 85, of Lincolnton, passed away Friday, April 23, 2010 after a long illness.   Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 30, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Linconton, with Rev. Fred Perriman as pastor and Rev. More...

Claude E Spires

Mr. Claude E. Spires, 78, beloved husband of Mrs. Earline Spires, died Friday, April 23, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Board votes 4-1 to appeal the state’s assignment of students

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to authorize Dr. More...

Sneakers meet the pavement when Relay for Life gets underway Friday

The Ninth Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will officially begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 30, at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

STARs will be recognized at academic honors night

Kyrstie Scales, STAR Student at LCHS, and STAR Teacher Lee Robinson will be among those receiving recognition at Academic Honors Night, set for Monday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Special election to be held for Dawkins seat

The Lincolnton City Council voted to call for a special election to fill the unexpired term of Post 2 Councilman Jeremy Dawkins, who resigned from office, effective Thursday, April 22. More...

Jade Deason presented with WJBF Scholar-Athlete Award

Jade Deason, a senior at LCHS, was recently presented with the WJBF-TV (Channel 6) Scholar-Athlete Award, sponsored by the Augusta television station, Petsch Respiratory Services, Trucks and Moore Service and Accessory Center, and Weinberger’s More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My goodness! It’s time again for “Ask Mickie,” that really-not-sopopular feature where people write in and ask me questions. All of these questions were submitted to me here at home via the Internet. More...

Across The Savannah

The Sound of Falling Water

From a fountain, the glassy crash of falling water, a sound older than mankind, floods the yard. It sounds like a brook, a tiny, tiny waterfall. The water, purling, gurgling, and splashing, pulls you toward it, and not just you. More...

People

Traveling the Hawaiian Islands

Wyatt and Vickie Bryan took along a copy of The Journal on their nine day vacation in the Hawaiian Islands.   More...

Leverett celebrates her 85th birthday with family, friends

Mrs. Maudell Leverett celebrated her 85th birthday Sunday, April 18, 2010 at First Baptist Church. More...

Leathersville News

.. Margie Smalley visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon.   .. Alicia Bryant, Erin Cooper and Elaine Timmerman visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon.   .. Dr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Church anniversary   Tabernacle Baptist Church, Hwy. 220, will celebrate 141 years of worship May 9 at 2 p.m. Rev. Frank Lewis and Mt. Pleasant will be in charge of the service. Everyone is invited. Rev. Ray C. Lewis is pastor. More...