March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Five local residents to take part in BFL fishing tournament

Five boaters and co-anglers from Lincolnton will be heading to Lake Russell on Saturday, April 2, for the third of five stops in a series of tournaments hosted by the Savannah River Division of the Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL).  The boaters More...

Lace up your running shoes for chamber’s 5-K walk/run

The“RaceN2Spring,”sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce and the Lincolnton Athletic Club, will be held Saturday, April 2.  The 5-K (3.1 miles) walk/run is set to start at 9 a.m. More...

Recent rains bring reprieve to allergy sufferers in area

“Although we’ve had quite a bit of rain to wash pollen off of cars, sidewalks, and other surfaces, it’s still out there,” said Vicki Graf, meteorologist with WRDW News 12 in Augusta.  More...

IRS Free File Available Through October 17

( NAPSA)— Still putting off your taxes? You can do it now or you can do it later because IRS Free File, the free way everyone can do their federal taxes, will be available around the clock through October 17.  More...

News

A visit to the hatchery

Peggy Higgins and Mary Dill took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal to Savannah, Ga. while visiting the Richmond Hill Hatchery. More...

Military Bass Bash to be held at Wildwood Park

Bass Pro Shops-Tracker Marine Group in association with Columbia County Recreation and the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau will honor our US Armed Forces with its Inaugural Military Bass Bash on April 16, 2011 at Wildwood Park.  More...

Public hearings for proposed regulations scheduled for April

Proposed regulations are under consideration by the Board of Natural Resources. More...

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Across The Savannah

Vanquished Customs, Vanquished Ways

In an age when do-gooders tout “progressive” ways, the South’s customs and traditions continue to set it apart from other regions. More...

Obituaries

Robert Herdman

Robert Herdman, 85, York County, S.C., passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011 at his home surrounded by loved ones.  A celebration of Bob’s life was held at St. More...

Darien Deron Simmons

Darien Deron Simmons, 40, Sanford, N.C. passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2011.  Funeral services were held at Pleasant Grove CME Church with Rev. More...

Gloria A. Wilson

Ms. Gloria A. Wilson, 83, of May Ave. entered into rest on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Lake Crossing Health Center in Appling, Georgia.  A celebration of the life of Ms. Gloria was held at 1 p.m. More...

2010 Census shows county’s population is down by 352

The results from last April’s 2010 United States Census of Lincoln County have been released, showing that the population of the county has decreased by 352 people, from 8,348 in 2000 to 7,996 in 2010.  Officials in neighboring Wilkes Coun More...

Administrators undergo training on new performance standards

Lincoln County teachers are currently learning how to implement the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS).  Well over a year ago, Georgia joined with 47 other states to develop a set of core standards for K-12 in English/ language ar More...

Sheriff warns residents to beware of credit card scam

There is a new credit card scam making the rounds, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  “Basically, the con artists provide you with all the information, except the one piece they want,” said Robert Torres, a depu More...

Son of atomic veteran shares father’s experiences

Japan, Land of the Rising Sun, is now Japan, land of tsunamis and leaking reactors.  Some 66 years after the bomb fell on Hiroshima, Japan again finds itself in the crosshairs of chaos. More...

Workers install coffer dams

Work continues to progress on the new bridge that will span the Savannah River between Lincolnton and McCormick. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

[I’m inexcusably late in marking the retirement of our good friends The Lewis Family from a career that spanned some sixty years. More...

Legislative Update

Now that we have passed the 30th legislative day of the 2011 session, all legislation approved by the House of Representatives or Senate has “crossed over.” This means that for the last 10 legislative days of this session, we will primari More...

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Leathersville News

Raymond and Elaine Timmerman and Erin and Derek Cooper spent Monday with William and Lee Bentley. Raymond and Derek played golf during the morning at Rocky Branch, then finished later in the day. We all enjoyed our day together. More...

Emily Banks chosen as TCB Cheerleader of the Month

Emily Banks a power house tumble, twister and true dare devil has grown up at TCB with us and when she takes the stage with a smile she commands it. More...

LCHS students named to honor roll for third quarter

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce the following students who made the Honor Roll (Gold Cards) for the third quarter.  Ninth grade: Ivie Aycock, Lauren Clifton, Aubrey Garcia, Tynecia Garnett, Camden Gilpin, Will Highsmith, Macy Hil More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at The Corner Cafe. Call Jim Butler at 706-359-4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.   More...