May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputy charged with DUI pending results of lab work

Charles Harwell, a deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, faces possible drug charges, after he was found parked on the shoulder of Bobby Jones Expressway in a Lincoln County patrol car by personnel with the Richmond County Sheriff&rs More...

Truly Blessed at Jones Chapel

Jones Chapel will be hosting Truly Blessed on Sunday evening May 29th at 6:00 p.m. The church invites everyone to come out and receive a blessing through song and praise. More...

Students treated to cookout

Students, who aced the Positive Behavior Supports program at LCMS during the past three months, were treated to a “Grill and Chill” on the last day of school Friday, May 20. More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Memorial Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 30.  The deadline for all news and advertisements to appear in the June 2 edition of the newspaper is Friday, May 27, at 5 p.m.  Have a safe and enjoyable holiday More...

News

Graduates recognized

Morningside Baptist Church honored their 2011 high school graduates and their families on Sunday, May 15 with Celebration Sunday including lunch. More...

Agencies across the state will be running roadchecks

It’s CLICK IT OR TICKET time in Georgia! More...

Wildlife camps available for youth this summer at FFA-FCCLA Center

The Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center (located between Covington and Jackson on Ga. Hwy. 36) will host its 9th annual FFA Wildlife Camp this summer. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Going Green, But Not Lean

We live in the era of “buzzwords.” Create words to symbolize a concept or movement and create a buzz, hence buzzwords. Promote a company or product. “Got milk?” Get a movement started. 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. Find us on Facebook.  Q: When are Georgia blueberries in season? May they be eaten raw?  More...

Sports

Stars Baseball Camp to be held June 18-19 at rec. department

Stars Baseball Camp will be held at the Lincoln County Recreation Complex June 18-19.  The cost is $40.00; $25.00 for siblings for children ages 2-12.  Sessions will be Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. More...

State BOE adopts plan to phase out graduation test

The State Board of Education has approved a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in favor of End-of- Course Tests (EOCTs).  Administered to students during the spring of their junior year, the GHSGT assesses their ma More...

FOL fundraiser extravaganza will feature books, plants and alpacas

Books, food, plants, and alpacas – Saturday, May 28, will be an exciting day at the Lincoln County Library!  The Lincoln County Friends of the Library (FOL) is set to host a “Spring Book Sale and More” extravaganza from 10 a.m. More...

American Legion to host Memorial Day service Mon.

American Legion Post 194, Lincoln County Government, and the City of Lincolnton are set to host a Memorial Day service at the Lincoln County Courthouse to pay tribute to all United States servicemen, past and present.  The ceremony will take pla More...

Broun receives Guardian of Senior Rights award from 60-Plus Assoc.

The 60-Plus Association recently presented United States Representative Paul Broun with the “Guardian of Seniors’ Rights” award for his commitment to America’s seniors.  More...

Behren Bass designated as a state winner in writing contest

Behren Bass, a rising junior at LCHS, has distinguished herself as a writer of the highest caliber in the Young Georgia Authors’ Writing Competition.  Bass tied with Sasha Gunter of Bowdon High School in Carroll County for having the best More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have finally calmed down after laughing myself senseless when I looked in the mirror and saw irrefutable proof that I am a senior citizen klutz.  More...

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Hill is guest speaker at May meeting of CCLC

The CCLC meeting was called to order by President Linda Burns. The invocation was delivered by John Kennedy. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Al Bean.  More...

People

Class of 1961 gathers at Hickory Knob

Lincolnton High School Class of 1961 met at Hickory Knobb State Park May 21, 2011 to celebrate their 50th year reunion. More...

Herring, McElveen named to Dean’s List at Ga. College

Sarah Herring and Steven McElveen of Lincolnton, completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean’s List for 2011 Spring Semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga. was announced by university president, Dorothy Leland.  More...

Five low cost ways to reduce the cost of your energy bill

It’s not really summer yet, but it’s already steamy enough to flip on the air conditioning at home.  Don’t let your a/c suck money out of your wallet.  Consumer ratings service Angie’s List (www.angieslist.com) consu 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...