August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorists urged to watch out for school children

With the start of a new school year, Lincolnton Police Chief Jim Justice reminded motorists to drive with extreme caution, place close attention to the 25-mph speed limit in school zones, and just slow down in general.   More...

City hires asst. clerk at called meeting Tues.

The Lincolnton City Council held a called meeting on Tuesday, August 10.   During the meeting, the group voted to enter into executive session to discuss personnel issues. More...

Senator Isakson designated as Taxpayer Hero by CAGW

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, RGa., was recently honored as a “Taxpayer Hero” by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste for his voting record in 2009. More...

News

Nice catch

Chandler Jones, 14 of Lincolnton was fishing for strippers with live bait awhile back. When the fish hit the bait Chandler knew it was a big one because he could not get the fishing rod out of the rod holder without help. More...

Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club chose the home of Paula and Tommy Drew for their Yard of the Month for August. The home is located at 482 Elm St. More...

Leathersville News

.. Dolly Smalley is in Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta. Please remember her and her family in prayer. .. Mitch Young spent Saturday night with Jan and Kerry Whitner.   .. More...

Opinions

You get what you pay for

TO THE EDITOR:   On Saturday, August 7, I drove down from Athens to get a peak at our new high school at the community open house. More...

The old bait and switch

TO THE EDITOR   More...

Sports

Lady Devils double play

Lady Devils Fast Pitch Softball Team turn a double play against the Academy of Richmond County (ARC) girls, during the Laney Tip of Tournament held last Friday and Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Loper Lee

Mrs. Barbara Loper Lee, 71, of Poland Road, Lincolnton, entered into rest Friday, August 13, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 18 at Milford Baptist Church in Marietta with Rev. Keith Etheridge officiating. More...

Calvin Lamar Norman Sr.

Mr. Calvin Lamar Norman, Sr., 40, entered into rest Friday, July 30, 2010 at Coliseum Medical Center in Macon, Georgia.   Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 7, at New Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Larry Richard Reeb Sr.

Larry Richard Reeb, Sr., 68 of Chamberlain- Ferry Rd., died Sunday, August 15, 2010 at Lake Crossing Health Care.   The body has been cremated and a memorial service is planned for Friday, August 20 at 3 p.m. More...

State lifts age restrictions on manufactured housing

A new state law governing manufactured homes was discussed at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, August 12.   More...

Clervaud will emcee region pageant at LCMS Auditorium

The Second Annual Miss Freshwater Coast Pageant is set for Saturday, August 21, at 6 p.m. in the LCMS Auditorium.   The event is being sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Community is invited to Reese Family Singing Sat.

The family of Ross and Eunice Reese will host a “Reese Family Singing” on Saturday, August 21, at 7 p.m. at First Assembly of God on the Thomson Highway. More...

Police chief attends annual four-day training conference

As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Chief Jim Justice of the Lincolnton Police Department recently attended the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 43rd Annual Summer Training Conference. More...

Red Devil spirit

Enjoying one of the Red Devil diamond benches at the new high school are: (l-r) Perkita Walton, Jessica Reid, and Nelson Barksdale. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

This has got to be the hottest summer ever, at least in my memory. Then again, maybe there’s just a lot more of me to cool these days. Whatever.   But, just how hot is it? More...

Army worms are in town

Here in Lincoln Co. our local producers have abundance of good quality hay available from July to August.   Quality grass forage hay is a staple in the diet of over 6000 grazing cows during winter and dry periods in Lincoln Co.   More...

Across The Savannah

The Not-So-Wiley Whitetail Deer

The August 5 edition of the Lincoln Journal mentioned that primitive weapon deer hunts are to be held this fall at Bussey Pointe. More...

People

Kristina Suzanne Mei to wed Charles R. Cartledge Sept. 18

Mr. and Mrs. William Socrates of Martinez, Georgia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Suzanne Mei, to Charles Russell (Russ) Cartledge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Thomas of Lincolnton, Georgia and Mr. and Mrs. More...

FBLA students attend SLOTS

Ten LCHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members attended the 5th Annual Student Leaders and Officers Training Summit (SLOTS) at Madison County High School with their FBLA Adviser, Janet Duk More...

Anniversary trip to Dominican Republic

Gene and Robin Sutton of Lincolnton, took along their copy of The Lincoln Journal while celebrating their seventh anniversary in Dominican Republic July 7 - 11 with family and friends. 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...