July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

CMA assumes management of medical practice in Lincolnton

Beginning next week, Community Medical Associates (CMA), a hospital based family medical practice group with locations in Washington and Lincolnton, will be scheduling appointments in anticipation of the opening of its Washington location on August More...

Allegations against doctor are without any basis in fact

Rumors have flourished over the past week concerning false allegations against Dr. Robert Williams, a local family physician. More...

BOE candidates share platforms with Journal readers

The Lincoln Journal is publishing profiles of candidates in the upcoming nonpartisan election for seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education. More...

News

CORRECTION

In the July 1 edition of The Lincoln Journal it was stated that Mrs. Gale Martin Hall was the mother of Jason Hall and Tina H. Wise, she was in fact their step-mother. The family apologizes for the error.   More...

News for Families & Consumers

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Should toddlers, preschoolers use computers?

Spend some time online, and you will notice more and more websites targeted at young children. More...

Ribbon cutting ceremony

A ribbon cutting and open house was held June 23, 2010 at Wee Wisdom Little School. New and exciting changes was the theme! More...

Opinions

Anthony Shoals Lives On

Across The Savannah

Author’s Note: This painting and over 50 others will be exhibited next year at the Telfair Museum in Savannah and then Morris Museum in Augusta as part of Juras’s exhibit, “The Southern Frontier: Landscapes of Bartram’s More...

Sports

Football Camp

Football Camp will be held at Lincoln County Recreation Dept. July 26-28, 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Camp is open for upcoming grades 3-8. Cost is $30. Contact LCRD for further info at 359-2236.   More...

TLC makes top ten in tourney

The Black America East Coast Shoot-Out Softball Tournament was held in Myrtle Beach, S.C. July 16-18. Tutt Lawncare Softball Team, managed by Ambo Tutt, attended, along with 44 other softball teams. More...

Obituaries

Jean Perraut Brewer

Mrs. Jean Perraut Brewer, 76, of Reed Road, entered into rest on Sunday, July 11, 2010 at her residence.   Mass services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 16, at Saint Patrick’s Church in Maysville, Kentucky. More...

Jamie W. Bryan

Mr. Jamie W. Bryan, of Hwy. 220 West, entered into rest Sunday, July 11, 2010 at his residence. He was 38 years old.   Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 15, at Plum Branch Cemetery, Plum Branch, S.C. with Revs. More...

Jean Griswell

Mrs. Jean Griswell, 69 of Dearing, Ga., entered into rest July 13, 2010 at her residence. She was the beloved wife of Gerald Griswell. A memorial services was held at p.m. on Saturday, July 17, at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. More...

System places first in state on CRCT in five subject areas

The Lincoln County School System hit a grand slam with bases loaded when it came to state and CSRA RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) rankings on the CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Tests). More...

Former city councilman and three others plead guilty to conspiracy

Three men and a former Lincolnton City Councilman pleaded guilty to one count each of misdemeanor conspiracy to commit battery.   Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. presided over the special session of court held Monday, July 19. More...

County lifts ban on boiling water for consumption

After being asked to boil their drinking water for at least three minutes until further notice, the ban has been lifted for Lincoln County residents. More...

Primary election results

It was a weak showing, with 29.23 percent of Lincoln County voters turning out for the General Primary/Special Election held Tuesday, July 20. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

First things first: I am mortified, aka maw-tee-fide.   In last week’s column I mistakenly used the word “phantom” instead of the correct word, “fathom” and I have worried about it all week.   More...

Agriculture & Natural Resources

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Lincoln County

Farm ponds in rural Georgia are just as common as cows and barbed wire fences.   More...

Paying down the debt

TO THE EDITOR   I just heard some things about the school bonds that absolutely amazed me. We have a bond that is interest only until 2027. More...

People

Fruitful gardener

Curtis Sapp is shown holding a 12 inch ruler for scale next to the two cantaloupes grown in his Bethany Church Road garden. More...

Leathersville News

.. Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their parents, Dudley and Susan Bryant, during the week.   .. Irene Bryant visited Dudley and Susan Bryant one day the past week.   .. More...

Marci Renee Reynolds to wed Gregory Shane Brinkley Aug. 7

Ms. Reba Howard of Willington, S.C. and Mr. Albert Larry Reynolds of McCormick, S.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marci Renee, to Gregory Shane Brinkley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny F. Brinkley of McCormick.   More...

Worship

Walton will lead revival at Goshen Baptist Church

Rev. Donald Walton will lead revival at Goshen Baptist Church beginning with Homecoming on Sunday, July 25, 2010. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. each night Monday through Friday. More...

Holcomb to speak at Fishing Creek Homecoming Sun.

Rev. Jerry Holcomb of Virginia Beach, Va., will bring the message during the Homecoming service at Fishing Creek Baptist Church Sunday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m.   More...

10th Dist. meeting

The 10th District Ushers and Usheretts will convene at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Sat., July 24, 10 a.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.   More...

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.   More...

Donations needed

James Edmond has been paralyzed from the neck down for the last 16 years. He is in need of donations to have spinal cord treatment in Cologne Germany. More...

Revival at Harmony

Revival services will be held at Harmony Baptist Church beginning Mon., Aug. 2 - Thurs., Aug. 5, at p.m. nightly. Pastor Kenneth Clay and New Creation Christian Church of Augusta, Ga. will be our revivalist for the week. More...