June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Dunaway presides over waived jury trails

Waived jury trials were held Wednesday, June 1, at the Lincoln County Courthouse with Chief Judge Roger W. More...

Volleyball tourney slated for June 25 at Cherokee Park

The first-ever Lincoln County Volleyball Tournament will be held at Cherokee Park, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Ross serenaded for 90th birthday

It was quite a 90th birthday celebration for former school teacher Mobley Ross. More...

Window dressing Citizens encouraged to fly the Stars and Stripes on Flag Day

Americans will reflect on the origins of our country; the sacrifice of blood on battlefields at home and abroad; and the innovations, achievements, and moments of wonder when they pay tribute to the symbol of our nation on Flag Day, June 14.  More...

Lincoln Artisans

A mural painted by local artist Leonard Jones on the side of the Corner Café announces the coming of Lincoln Artisans, an art gallery and retail store for local and regional artists. More...

News

June designated as Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Elder abuse is one of the most unrecognized and under-reported crimes. More...

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...

Recovery Works is making a difference one man at a time

“This place saved my life”, says a current resident at Recovery Works, a men’s long-term residential recovery center for drug and alcohol addiction located in Ridge Spring, SC. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Swamp Gravy

Author’s Note: In writing “The Summer Of 1967” last week my memory let me down. The correct names of friends no longer with us are Mike Blackmon and Benny Myers. My apologies for the confusion. More...

Sports

Photos

Paula Tallent bagged this 40”” mule deer in Maybell, Colorado on Tallent’s 1040 acre ranch. More...

Obituaries

Lt. Gene L. Havenstein

Lt. Gene L. Havenstein, 76, US Navy retired of Savannah Lakes Village, died Friday, May 27, 2011 at Hospice House of Greenwood.  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...

Board instructs comptroller to cut proposed FY 2012 budget

The FY 2012 Budget was the main item on the agenda when the Lincoln County Board of Education continued its May 24 meeting Monday, June 6.  More...

Chipa Wolfe will bring taste of Native history to Heritage Day

The Lincoln County Historical Society will sponsor Heritage Day, previously known as Grandkids’ Day, on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street.  More...

Thurmond North Lake Blast to be held near Soap Creek

The first-ever Lincolnton Marine “Thurmond North Lake Blast” is set for Saturday, June 11, from 2 until 8 p.m.  The event marks the business’ 20th anniversary as a vendor for Smokercraft boats.  More...

Save Our Summer Blood Drive to take place at LBC this Sat.

The Lincoln County Community “Save Our Summer” Blood Drive will be held Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 36 units.  More...

Stars Baseball Camp set for June 18-19

There will be a Stars Baseball Camp for players in grades 2-12 at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex on Rowland-York Drive Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19.  The camp is being conducted by Billy Gamblin, manager of the Stars Baseball Team, w More...

Early deadline

In observance of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal will close Thursday, June 30, at 5 p.m. and remain closed through the week of July 3-10.  In a departure from the regular schedule, the office will be open from 2 until 5 p.m. More...

Council to hold called meeting

The Lincolnton City Council will hold a called meeting tonight (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss water department issues.   More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

“For any American who had the great and priceless privilege of being raised in a small town there always remains with him nostalgic memories of those days. More...

Cartoon

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Drought grips Georgia harder

Drought conditions worsened across most of Georgia during May. With well-below-normal rain and temperatures routinely in the 90s, soils continued to dry. More...

People

One Heart to perform

“One Heart,” a trio from central Florida who’s music is southern gospel/ contemporary christian will be at First Assembly of God on Sunday evening, June 12 at 6:00 pm for a benefit concert for the Jonathan Chancey Scholarship Fund. More...

Check presentation

Beta Sigma Phi, Chapter Xi Delta Tau, presented a check in the amount of $2500.00 to the Wills Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Department. Money was raised through a tshirt fundraiser. More...

Gibbs, Bailey to exchange vows in ceremony Oct. 15

Russell and Betty Gibbs of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Danielle Marie to Adam Curtis Bailey, son of Dan and Laurie Bailey of Hartwell, Ga.  The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. More...