December 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Glaze sworn in

Probate Judge Lee Moss swears in Robert Glaze, who will represent District 1 on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. More...

Law enforcement to increase patrol during holiday

Law enforcement officers across the nation are preparing for a busy holiday travel season as motorists take to the highways for the New Year’s holiday weekend. More...

Tasty village donated to Knob Hill

The culinary arts classes at LCHS created a gingerbread village, complete with six houses, a forest, and a pond. More...

News

Sign-up period begins Jan. 10 for USDA FSA SURE program

USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Hobby Stripling announces the sign-up period for the 2009 crop year Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program begins on January 10, 2011. More...

Republican party to hold Mass Meeting and county convention

The Lincoln County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Lincoln County Republican Party Convention on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.  More...

Opinions

Valve Disease: Getting To The Heart Of The Matter

(NAPSA)—There is hopeful news for the estimated 5 million Americans who are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year.   Defects in heart valves can exist from birth or develop from damage later in life. More...

Deciphering the technical lingo when buying a new TV

Today’s TVs can do more than most of us could have ever imagined, from displaying 3D images to connecting to the Internet. More...

Obituaries

Willie Ruth Freeman

Mrs. Willie Ruth Broome Freeman, 92, retired educator, entered into rest on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at her residence.   Funeral service were conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 20, at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Revs. More...

Susie Sherrier Power

Mrs. Susie Sherrer Power, 92, of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga.   Graveside service were held at 2 p.m. More...

Orlean Weems Thomas

Orlean Weems Thomas, 88, entered into rest December 7, 2010, at Grace Home Hospice, Shreveport, Louisiana.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 11 at Bradley Baptist Church, Bradley, Arkansas, with A.O. More...

Emancipation Proclamation Observance to be held Jan. 1

The 148th Annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance will be held Saturday, January 1, at 10 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church. More...

LCHS students share thoughts about living in Lincoln County

With the breath of fresh air that comes with the New Year, we decided to ask students at LCHS to shed the trials and disappointments of 2010 and share some of their thoughts about what they like about their hometown. More...

Year in review recaps events of first six months of 2010

JANUARY 7 – Henry Brown is sworn in as the first black mayor of the City of Lincolnton...Mae Belle Cryder celebrates 100 years of living and learning.   More...

LeRoy and Williams take oath

In a ceremony held prior to the Christmas holidays, Jason LeRoy (l), who will represent District 4 on the Lincoln County Board of Education, and Dr. More...

Editorial Page

Consumers get answers from Georgia Dept. of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Tommy Irvin, Commissioner, www.agr.georgia.gov. Find us on www.facebook.com   Q: What are some houseplants that will tolerate low levels of light? My apartment only has windows that face north.   More...

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Managing Your Prescription Drug Costs

(NAPSA)—While Medicare’s Part D drug benefit has helped seniors save on prescription drug expenses, the benefit’s doughnut hole, or coverage gap, can still put seniors living on fixed incomes in a tough spot.   More...

People

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...

In New York City!

The Lincoln Journal recently traveled to New York City with Hazel Poole, Josephine Thornton and Linda Arrowood. More...

Leathersville News

..Grace Stephens and Sue Moore, Carl and Erica Brown and Alan Fizer were Christmas Day lunch guests with Art and Lois Fizer.   ..Nancy Bailey enjoyed a recent visit to Duluth, Ga. to celebrate Christmas with her sisters and brother-inlaws. 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...