November 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Reservations being taken for legislative breakfast Dec. 2

Citizens will have their annual opportunity to speak to and hear from their state and United States representatives at the upcoming 2010 Legislative Breakfast set for Thursday, December 2, at 8 a.m. at the Third Shiloh Missions in Washington.   More...

Citizens thankful for food pantry

The Lincoln County Food Pantry gave away 150 turkeys during the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. More...

Restructuring leads to changes in local UGA extension services

Georgia Cooperative Extension Service recently introduced a new system for delivering the service’s educational programs. More...

News

Bailey’s Christmas Lights Spectacular to be held in McCormick December 18

The children of McCormick and surrounding communities will, again, be treated to a wonderful experience – the second annual Bailey’s Christmas Lights Spectacular starting at 3:00 pm on December 18 at 615 East Gold Street, Route 378, McCo More...

Activities planned at the MACK

With the arrival of Thanksgiving, we would like to take this opportunity to tell you how thankful we are for the continued support we receive from the numerous members and friends of the MACK. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Office of Public Affairs, Georgia Department of Agriculture Tommy Irvin, Commissioner www.agr.georgia .gov. Find us on www.facebook. com.   Q: What is edible landscaping?   More...

Opinions

Saturday Mornings Long Ago

Nobody had to wake me up come Saturday mornings in the 1950s. I was ready to go. An email from a friend I’ve never met reminded me of how special my boyhood Saturday mornings were. More...

Sports

Devils win again, to host Sav. Christian in quarterfinal

ROME – Franklin Sherman found Bond Turner open in the end zone for the game-winning TD with just over two minutes left to put Lincoln County in the Class A quarterfinals for the ninth straight year. More...

Savannah Christian

11-1 So far this year W.... McIntosh Academy...... 27-6 W.......Wheeler County......... 14-7 W........Jenkins County......... 35-7 W..... Effingham County.......28-7 W..............Claxton................41-0 W......Sav. More...

Georgia Class A 2010 Playoff Brackets

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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...

Businessmen and others solicit ideas to promote local resources

In response to the depressed economy, a group of local businessmen and concerned citizens have launched an effort to develop a plan to promote and advertise Lincoln County as a great place in which to live and work. More...

Final push is underway for entries in Christmas parade

With a nip in the air and football playoffs underway, it’s time to break out the glue guns, tinsel, crepe paper, garlands, and glitter in preparation for the 2010 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set for Saturday, December 4. More...

Rusty Scott is recipient of the WJBF Scholar-Athlete Award

Rusty Scott, a senior at LCHS, was recently presented with the WJBF (Channel 6) Scholar-Athlete Award, sponsored by the Augusta television station, Petsch Respiratory Services, Trucks and Moore Service & Accessory Center, and Weinberger’s Furn More...

LCES students share recipes for cooking a Thanksgiving turkey

In observance of Thanksgiving, we thought it would be interesting to experience the art of preparing a turkey from a child’s perspective. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I sat in the family pew today at the old Baptist church I attended when I was but a babe in arms. Everything around me felt familiar yet amiss somehow, like the first time you ride in the back seat of your own car.   More...

Go green and save this holiday season

Switching to light emitting diode lights, more commonly known as LED lights, can save you money while reducing your energy use.   More...

Quit quibbling over translations

TO THE EDITOR: I recently read a disappointing letter to The Journal which targeted the usage of Biblical translations other than the King James Version among Christians. More...

People

FBLA students attend fall conference

Future Business Leaders of America students (L-r) Katie Shockley, Taylor Dukes, Rachel Perkins, Austin Pruitt, Lura Shultz, and Sara Donaldson attended the Fall Leadership Conference in Athens, GA on More...

50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Pelham Norman of Metasville Road, Lincolnton were guests of honor at a 50th wedding anniversary celebration on Sunday, November 14, 2010. Their actual anniversary date is November 19. More...

Happy reunion

A happy reunion was held on Nov. 20, 2010, in Lincolnton when Mr. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Mattison

Mrs. Margaret (Maggie) Mattison, 88, of Guillebeau Avenue, Lincolnton, entered into rest November 17, 2010 at the Alive Hospice Residence in Nashville, TN.   Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm. More...