November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Martin’s Crossroads to host Community Thanksgiving Service

To get into the true spirit of the holiday season, area churches will join together in worship at the annual Community Thanksgiving Service set for Sunday, November 21, at 7 p.m. at Martin’s Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church. More...

Advanced voting begins Nov. 22 for General/Nonpartisan runoff

Advance voting will take place at The Lincoln Center Monday, November 22, through Wednesday, November 24, in connection with the runoff election set for Tuesday, November 30. More...

Lincolnton UMC invites community to dinner

The entire community is invited to join Lincolnton United Methodist Church (UMC) for “Turkey ‘n’ Blessin’” on Thanksgiving Day (November 25). More...

News

Blue Star Memorial Marker dedication held in Gray, Ga.

A Blue Star Memorial Marker was dedicated in Gray, Georgia on Saturday, November 6, 2010. A tribute to the armed forces that have defended the United States of America.   More...

Tree of Remembrance to be lit during festival

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2010. More...

Founder’s Spring project needs help to continue

Although the city was not awarded a grant to restore the original spring and develop a city park on Grove’s Street, the Historical Preservation Commission feels this is important enough to move forward with this task. More...

Opinions

Turning Points

My college roommate, Garnett Wallace, emailed me. “How about writing a column about turning 65. A person’s life seems to be made up of ‘turning points’ expressed in age,” he wrote. More...

Sports

Devils beat Knights 49-6, will travel to Darlington

Lincoln County’s stout defense and strong running game powered the Red Devils over Pace Academy in the first round of the 2010 Class A playoffs. More...

Obituaries

Julius Mason Sr.

Elder Julius Mason, Sr. entered into rest Friday, November 5, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on November 7 at Sardis Presbyterian Church, Jefferson, Ga., with Revs. Otis Smith and J.T. Hughey officiating. More...

Dorothy Ann Norman

Ms. Dorothy Ann Norman, 47, of Firetire Road entered into rest November 8, 2010 at Thomson Manor Nursing Home.   Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 13 at New Tabernacle Baptist Church were Rev. 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...

County discusses economy and unemployment rates

A brief update on unemployment was given to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners at the group’s regular meeting held Thursday, November 11. More...

‘Step Back in Time’ calendar dedicated to Shirley Dawkins

When copies of the Friends of the Lincoln County Library’s (FOL) keepsake calendar for 2011 arrived, library director Shirley Dawkins was shocked to learn that her photograph appeared on the dedication page. More...

Journal announces early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Thanksgiving, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26. More...

LCHS takes region title

The LCHS One-Act Play Cast won first place in Region 7-A and fifth in the state in Class A. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’ve been afraid of guns most of my life. I even hated water guns and popguns. BB guns gave me the willies. Thankfully, I grew up in a home with none of them. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Safely cooking the holiday turkey

After safely thawing the holiday turkey, the time arrives to begin cooking the turkey in anticipation of a meal to remember. Just be aware that the people who eat your meal do not want to remember it as a holiday of foodborne illness! More...

People

Region champs!

The LCHS Competition CheerDevils competed in the GHSA Regional Championship hosted by Putnam County High Shcool on Saturday November 6, 2010. More...

New Beginnings

Sharee and Aaron Lasher of Martinez, Ga., are proud to announce the birth of their son, William Tyler, born Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at University Hospital. He weighed nine pounds, seven ounces and was twenty-one inches long. More...

Oops!

LCMS accidentally left off the names of Michaela Goldman from the eighth grade honor roll and Riccardo Hawes from the fifth grade honorable mention list.   We apologize for the mistake.   More...

Worship

Youth recreation area underway at St. Paul UMC

A multi-year request by members of Saint Paul’s Church has finally led to construction of an outdoor youth recreation area next to the church.   More...