June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Qualifying begins June 28 for three seats on board

Qualifying for three seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education will begin Monday, June 28, and continue through Friday, July 2.   More...

Journal reminds readers of early holiday deadline

In observance of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal will close Thursday, July 1, at 5 p.m. and remain closed through the week of July 5-9.   The office will reopen on Monday, July 12, at 8 a.m. More...

News

AA meeting

There is an Alcoholics Anonymous/ Al Anon meeting being held each Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the old Leah Fire Dept station across from Pair of Jacks on Washington Rd. in Leah Georgia.   More...

BOE auction

An auction will be held at the storage barn located at 1206 Augusta Hwy., to sell surplus school items which include a 52’x24’ mobile home, trophy cases, tables, chairs, desks, ceiling fans, Tvs, VCRs, and many other items. More...

Arms and edge weapons demonstration

Bob Perry with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (back row, right) presented a demonstration on arms and edge weapons at Elijah Clark State Park on June 12. More...

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Change You Can Believe Music & Technology

Across The Savannah

A piece of junk mail from Belk came my way last week promoting a Father’s Day sale. On the cover was a tabletop version of the classic Wurlitzer. For $169.99 you can buy one, plug it in, dock your iPod in it, and behold, you have the iJuke. More...

Obituaries

James Maynard Chatham

James “Jim” Maynard Chatham, 72, of McCaysville, Ga., passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at Hospice of Chattanooga.   A memorial service was held at the First United Methodist Church, Copperhill, Tenn. More...

James Hart Hendry III

Mr. James Hart “Jim” Hendry, III, 61, of Washington, Ga., entered into rest Friday, June 18, 2010 at his home.   A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 25 at Hopkins Funeral Home. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.   Donations needed   More...

Preliminary figures indicate a 2.5-percent decrease in digest

After showing a 6.2-percent increase in 2008 and a six-percent decrease in 2009, it looks as if the 2010 Lincoln County Tax Digest will drop additional 2.5 percent, according to preliminary figures.   More...

Chamber holds membership drive; gives several good reasons to join

A membership drive is currently underway for the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.   More...

Ward and friends will be featured at TOT July 10

The Ninth Annual “Thunder Over Thurmond” fireworks extravaganza will get underway Saturday, July 10, at approximately 9:30 p.m.   More...

Benefit to be held at legion for Eli Clark

An “Embracing Eli Benefit” will be held Saturday, June 26, at the American Legion Fairgrounds, off the Augusta Highway.   A graduate of LCHS, Eli Clark, 22, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in March of this year. More...

Funds presented to school system

A check for approximately $26,281.54 from the estate of Scott Castillo, who was murdered in February of 2004, was turned over to the Lincoln County School System Monday, June 21. “Mr. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

We bought the Blu-ray version of Gone With The Wind the other day and no, I have not a clue what Bluray means or how it enhances the viewing of that best of all movies, but I thoroughly enjoyed watching it again.   More...

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News for Families & Consumers

Freezer supplies for food preservation

Gardening season is here and it is time to inventory and purchase packaging materials needed for home freezing. More...

People

Jones named to Dean’s List at Univ. of W. Ga.

Franklin D. Jones was recently named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at University of West Georgia. To receive this distinction, a student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. More...

Quarles graduates from Athens Tech

Katherine Quarles of Lincolnton, graduated from Athens Technical College Friday, June 11, at the Classic Center in Athens. More...

Doster receives schlolarship from ABAC Foundation

Brittany Doster of Lincolnton has been awarded a scholarship from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2010-11 academic year. More...

Worship

Worship services

Come join us at Blessed Hope Ministries for a refreshing look at God’s holy word Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. More...

Bible study

You are invited to a Community Bible Study each Thursday Night at Lincolnton Church of Christ, 1832 Highway 220 W. More...

Ordination service

First Baptist Church will have Ordination Services July 4 at 2:30 p.m. for Evangelist Debra Lamkin, Evangelist Penny Quinn, and Minister Daravious Cullars. Rev. A.M. Moore will bring the message. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor. More...