December 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Easters nominated for second Grammy award

It was recently announced that Lincoln County’s own Jeff and Sheri Easter will be making their second trip to the Grammy awards. More...

Quality time with Santa

Like most children, Steven Smith couldn’t wait to get Santa’s ear and fill it full of fire trucks, baseballs, sling shots, computer games, bicycles, BB guns, and plenty of candy. 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...

News

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   Q: Are there any Georgia native trees and shrubs that I can grow as a bonsai?   More...

Loved ones to be honored with light on Tree of Remembrance

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2010. The Mr. and Mrs. Ben B. Ross and Mr. and Mrs. More...

NRCS now accepting applications for Conservation Stewardshiop Program

James E. Tillman, Sr., State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia recently announced that the NRCS will accept applications for the 2011 Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) thru January 7, 2011. More...

Opinions

UFOs, Night Mysteries, and More

Across The Savannah

My last two columns dealt with the strange and unknown, and I’ll continue that theme with this column. More...

Food safety tips for holiday meals

A large crowd to cook for, a big bird to roast, and too many cooks in the kitchen can lead to foodborne illness from holiday dining. But handling and cooking a turkey should not be an illness waiting to happen. More...

Obituaries

Warren Franklin Barrs

Warren Franklin Barrs, 67, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.   His body has been cremated and no services are immediately planned.   More...

Anita Danner Martin

Mrs. Anita D. (Nita) Martin entered into rest at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, GA. on December 1, 2010. More...

William H. Spires Jr.

Mr. William H. Spires Jr. , 95, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia.   Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

New facility will remain 9-12 in board’s proposal to state

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to submit a building use and student organization proposal to the Georgia Department of Education, which will enable the state agency to draw up its pages for the system’s Five-Year Local Facilities More...

Collins, Henderson bid farewell; county adopts watering ordinance

Larry Collins and Darrell Henderson said their farewells to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners at the group’s regular meeting held Thursday, December 9.   Both men lost their bids for re-election.   More...

Secret Santa elves send out a plea for ten shiny bicycles

The elves with the Secret Santa Program have sent out a plea for 10 bicycles.   The elves are employees of the Huddle House, who are once again holding a toy drive for the needy children (ages 2-14) in the community. More...

Campbell gives update on new assessment tool

An update on the implementation of benchmark assessments was given by Dr. Brian Campbell, assistant superintendent for instruction, at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, December 7.   More...

First Assembly to host Christmas cantata Dec. 19

The First Assembly of God Sanctuary Choir and the Kidz Choirs will present “The Name...Jesus,” a Christmas musical celebrating the birth of Christ, the King of Kings.   The cantata is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Everywhere I turn it seems someone my age has had some type of knee surgery. Is that the new “in thing” among middle-agers? In our throwaway society, one can only wonder what happens to the older, used parts?   More...

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Library Check-Out

Friends of the Library would like to thank all of you for making our book sale on December 4 such a big success. We have not taken in that much money on a book sale since the early days of FOL in the late nineties. More...

People

Celebrate this holiday season by sharing a movie with family

Family movie night has joined treetrimming, baking and shopping as part of the holiday tradition. Nearly 90 percent of Americans plan to celebrate the season with a movie this year, according to a recent survey by movie rental provider redbox.  More...

Class of 1955 gathers for reunion at Hickory Knob

The Lincolnton High School Class of 1955 recently celebrated their fiftyfifth year reunion.   This event was held at Hickory Knob State Park on October 23, 2010. More...

Leathersville News

.. Marion and Hilda Cliatt and Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon.   .. William and Lee Bentley were lunch guests of Franklin and Brenda Bowick in Troy on Thursday. 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...