April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Ball, Bentley will be among those recognized at ceremony

Meg Ball, STAR Student for LCHS, and STAR Teacher Amber Bentley will be among those receiving recognition during Academic Honors Night, set for Monday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Rockhounds will converge on Graves Mountain Friday

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap & Dig is set to begin Friday, April 29, and continue through Sunday, May 1.  Over 2,000 rockhounds converged on the mountain for the October dig. More...

Family Y’s Splash program teaches kids water safety

Even if Lincoln County was not surrounded by 400 miles of shoreline, it is important that all children know how to swim.  Camp Lakeside, along with five other Family Y locations, is sponsoring YMCA Splash, a week-long introduction to swimming an More...

News

Book signing at Retro Cinema

Known producer, author, editor and food stylist, Virginia Willis will be guest of honor at two upcoming events in Washington, Ga. More...

Consumers get answers from Dept. of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334 www.agr.georgia.gov. More...

Open air series of family films to be shown on Fridays

Besides alien heroes, flying dragons and green ogres this year, you also can expect free admission at Movies Under the Stars.  That’s right the summer movie series presented by MCGHealth Children’s Medical Center at the Columbia Coun More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Angry Skies

March 31, 1973. Athens, Georgia. We had no Weather Channel. We had no Internet, no cell phones or mobile devices to warn us. We had radio, which doesn’t work too well when the power lines go down. More...

Sports

Gibbs, Thomas take top honors at tournament

Thunder, lightning, rain and a howling wind met the fishermen at Hawe Creek Landing Saturday morning on April 16th, as they prepared to get underway for the John de la Howe Alumni Open Bass Tournament. More...

Obituaries

Donald R. Fletcher

Mr. Donald R. “Papa Don” Fletcher, 88, of Lincolnton, entered into rest on Monday, April 18, 2011 at Veterans Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  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...

Kemp discusses new election legislation with local officials

Secretary of State Brian Kemp visited Lincoln County on Thursday, April 21, to meet with employees of the Lincoln County Elections Office to discuss recent elections-related legislation passed during the 2011 session of the General Assembly.  More...

Top grillers will vie for top prize at festival May 7

The Second Annual Georgia Grill & Chill Festival, sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, May 7, at the American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds, off of the Augusta Highway.  More...

City and county will host annual clean-up day Sat.

The City of Lincolnton and Lincoln County Government are once again joining together to sponsor “Keep Georgia Clean” Day in conjunction with the “Great American Cleanup” and “Keep Georgia Beautiful” initiatives.&nb More...

National Day of Prayer to be held on courthouse steps May 5

Local residents are invited to gather on the front steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse at 12 noon on Thursday, May 5, to observe the 60th Annual “National Day of Prayer.”  Locally, the day of prayer and repentance is being sponsor More...

Funds set up at FSB to benefit Kenny Hill family

A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank to benefit Kenny Hill, who was recently diagnosed with brain and lung cancer.  A popular DJ, Hill is a dear friend to many in Lincolnton.  According to a family friend, “Kenny has been in I More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’ve done a little bit of spring cleaning the last couple of days and part of that was organizing drawers that were so filled I couldn’t shut them. More...

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CCLC reports on April meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met April 21, 6:30 p.m. at the public library. Vice president, Linda Burns opened the meeting. Sheriff Lawson gave the invocation. The Pledge of Allegiance was said. More...

People

A trip to the bakery

Peggy Higgins, Ms. Mary Dill and Mary Danner took along their Lincoln Journal for a trip to the Claxton Fruit Cake Bakery. More...

Fox, Wheeler to exchange vows in ceremony June 4

Mr. and Mrs. Grover W. Fox, Jr. of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cheryl Grace Fox, to Wesley Ryan Wheeler, son of Mr. Michael Wheeler of Grovetown, Ga. and Mrs. Judy Johnson of Appling, Ga.  More...

Mr. and Miss Panarama

The first all high school yearbooks have arrived. Seniors received theirs first in a special assembly where Randy Smith, yearbook advisor announced the winners of Mr. More...