May 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Glaze, Goldman slated to face incumbents in primary July 20

Qualifying was held for two seats on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, Monday, April 26, through Friday, April 30.   More...

Crabb will kick off two days of Southern gospel music

Jason Crabb, Karen Peck and New River, and Ivan Parker are slated to appear at the Second Annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8, at The Lewis Family Homeplace on Lewis Family Road.   More...

Band concert and awards ceremony to be held May 10

The LCMS/LCHS Band Awards Ceremony and Spring Concert is set for Monday, May 10, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. More...

LCHS will honor athletes at awards ceremony May 13

The LCHS Athletic Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 13, beginning at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.   Students participating in sports during the 2009-2010 school year will be honored during the course of the evening. More...

News

Cliatt reports on Dist. 3 meeting

A District 3 meeting was held at the Thomas Lane American Legion Post on Tuesday, April 27. Over 40 citizens attended and heard updates on issues facing Lincoln County. After Mr. More...

Library Check-Out

Don’t forget Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale this Saturday, May 8, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and lasting until 3:30 p.m.   More...

Scouts celebrate Earth Day

Cubscout Pack 203 celebrated Earth Day on April 22, 2010. The scouts learned about recycling and how it can make a difference in our community and world.  More...

Opinions

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What was the BOE thinking?

TO THE EDITOR:   After signing a contract with the state to build a high/middle Sschool to house grades 6-12, and calling the new facility a high/middle school up until February of this year, the BOE has now apparently decided to use it only More...

How naive is the BOE?

TO THE EDITOR   I am still in a state of disbelief regarding the front page article on the housing of grades 6-12 at the new school just built.   More...

Obituaries

Wayne Crite

Mr. Wayne “Patty” Crite, 57 of Metasville Rd., Lincolnton died Thursday, April 29, 2010 .   Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at Harmony Baptist Church with Revs. Paul Reviere, Freddie Neal, and Roy D. More...

James F. Lord

Mr. James F. Lord, age 72, of Dawsonville, passed away Monday, May 3, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Turner, Rev. Tony Roughton and Rev. More...

Gerald D. Osburn

Mr. Gerald D. “Jere” Osburn, 67 of Creek Dr., Lincolnton died Thursday, April 29, 2010 at his residence.   Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 2 at Greenville Memorial Gardens, Greenville, S.C., with Rev. More...

Facility can remain a high school; state to decide on advance funding

The Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) notified Lincoln County School Superintendent Randall Edmunds that the local board of education has the option to house high school students at the new school, currently under construction, and to allow mi More...

City discusses golf cart ordinance; hears proposal to rename streets

Regulations governing the use of golf carts were under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, May 3. More...

Lagroon, Barnett file lawsuit against sheriff and others

A lawsuit was filed Friday, April 30, with the Lincoln County Superior Court by Dr. Robert Lagroon and Kelli Sue Barnett against Lincoln County Sheriff Gerald Lawson; Jack Hancock, chief investigator; and Deputy James Foskey.   More...

Great bargains on books

The Friends of the Lincoln County Library will be hosting the FOL Spring Book Sale on Saturday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the library. Patrons can expect low, low prices on both hardbacks and paperbacks. More...

LCMS will recognize students at academic honors program Tues.

The Sixth and Seventh-Grade Academic Honors Program is scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, beginning at 2 p.m. in the school cafeteria. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I became a mother almost 41 years ago and I still remember the sheer joy and anticipation over his soon arrival. More...

News for Families & Consumers

Bailing out your household budget

Is your household budget in need of a bail-out? Not too long ago people considered spending less than they earned to be an optional activity. More...

Across The Savannah

Talking Southern Y’all

Folks outside the South occasionally make fun of how we talk, but now and then proof comes along that shows they like how we talk. Remember the Beach Boys “California Girls?” It had this telling line ... More...

People

Amanda L. Woods weds Inman Curry Hogan III April 3

Amanda Leigh Woods and Inman Curry Hogan III of Washington exchanged wedding vows in a lovely double-ring ceremony Saturday, April 3, at five o’clock in the afternoon at New Hope Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Rev. More...

Society News Policies

The following policies for wedding write-ups, engagement announcements, birthdays, and other social articles are currently in effect and are strictly observed by The Lincoln Journal. More...

Leathersville News

.. Jane Young of McCormick visited Dolly Smalley and William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon.   .. 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...