December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber announces parade winners; thanks sponsors, volunteers and others

The weather was chilly and overcast, but it did not dampen the spirits of the crowd that turned out for the 2010 Lincolnton Christmas Parade held Saturday, December 4. More...

First place tractor

Amanda Rogers and Charles Dornberg won first place in the antique tractors classification at the Lincolnton Chrismtas Parade. Photos of other first place winners appear on page 9. More...

Chief Justice reminds residents to be aware of surroundings while shopping

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued recently by Chief Jim Justice.   According to the chief, the following arrests were made in the city:   .. More...

Park will host Log Cabin Christmas at museum Dec. 11

“A Colonial Log Cabin Christmas” will take place from 4 until 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, at Elijah Clark State Park.   More...

News

Broun to host December open house in Evans,Ga.

U.S. Congressman Paul C. Broun, M.D. (GA-10) announced he will host an open house at his Augusta/Evans District Office from 11:00 am to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 13, 2010.   More...

LWREA provides information to parents on being involved

In adhering to the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association’s (LWREA) mission of assisting and supporting educators and students in our communities, LWREA is providing information to parents in an effort to increase their involvement in th More...

Cliatt updates community on sewer project proposal

Commissioner Cliatt held a meeting on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at Post 597 to update the Blackjack Community and other Lincoln County citizens on the status of the sewer project proposal. Approximately 45 people were in attendance.   More...

Opinions

That Old Black Magic

A songwriter by the name of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins wrote a song recorded by many artists, “I Put A Spell On You.” You’ve heard Creedence Clearwater Revival’s version I’m sure. More...

Countdown to Christmas

The Partnership for Food Safety Education has released Countdown to the Holiday Checklist. No matter what day you celebrate the holiday there is always a flurry of activities to complete prior to the fun. More...

Obituaries

Jimmie B. Benton

Mrs. Jimmie Lou Broome Benton, 94, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, entered into rest November 23, 2010.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, in Columbia, S.C. More...

Juanita Ross Billingsley

Juanita Ross Billingsley, 94, of Clinton, Ga., entered into rest Wednesday, December 1, 2010.   More...

City agrees to lease tower space to Commnet Wireless

The Lincolnton City Council voted to authorize Mayor Henry Brown to sign a contract with Commnet Wireless that would allow the company to lease space on the water tank on Drinkard Road to accommodate six antennas and 12 lines of coaxial cable. More...

‘Coat Drive’ in progress at the Master’s Closet

The Master’s Closet, a ministry of Lincolnton United Methodist Church, is sponsoring a “Coat Drive.”   However, not only are coats needed — gloves, scarves, and hats are being sought as well.   More...

Miss LCHS crowned

The winners of the Miss LCHS Pageant, which was held Thursday, December 2, in the school auditorium were: (l-r) Bailey Crosby, Miss Freshman; Amber Woods, Miss Senior; Sadie Partridge, Miss Junior; Ha More...

Legislators report on economic forecast during annual breakfast

A full house of civic and community leaders from Lincoln and Wilkes counties gathered last Thursday morning at the Third Shiloh Center in Washington for the 2010 Legislative Breakfast, and for the third year, heard sober budgetary news from their st More...

Medical Mission Clinic offers assistance to the uninsured

“The clinic has grown so much, so fast,” said Amy McCord RN and executive director of the Medical Mission Clinic. “It has been a labor of love and a blessing to serve our neighbors. More...

LCMS and LCHS bands to perform Christmas concert

present their annual Christmas concert tonight (Thursday) beginning at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.   selections:   Band – “Merrily We Roll Along,”   “Lightly Row,” “Jolly Old St. More...

Journal announces early deadlines for the holiday season

In observance of the Christmas season and New Year’s Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Tuesday, December 21, through Tuesday, December 28, and Friday, December 31.   More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Every year at Christmas I end up decorating the house with less enthusiasm than the last. I haven’t figured out exactly why that is but I think it may have something to do with the fact that I’m older, tired, worn out. More...

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Consumers get answers from Georgia Dept. 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.   More...

People

Blue Thunder takes first place

Blue Thunder took first place in the fall season of adult softball at the Lincoln County Recreation Department. More...

Leathersville News

.. Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon.   .. Jonathan Wright was lunch guests with his grandparents, William and Lee Bentley on Wednesday.   .. Erica Brown was lunch guest with Art and Lois Fizer on Saturday. More...

Delaney Lynn Mims to wed Matthew A. Andrews Feb. 19

Mr. Paul Joseph Mims of Hoschton, Georgia is pleased to announce the engagement of his daughter, Delaney Lynn Mims, to Matthew Adam Andrews, son of Drs. Stanley Cooper and Shirley Pearson Andrews of Valdosta, Georgia.   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...