June 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Food pantry in need of freezer

The Lincoln County Food Pantry is currently in need of a freezer, after losing one to lightning during a recent thunderstorm.  “We are hoping someone will step forward and donate a freezer to the pantry,” said Carrie Parker, operatio More...

Lincolnton UMC hosts River of Life

Feeding approximately 250 people three meals a day is no mean feat, but the Lincoln County River of Life kitchen crew, headed up by Claire Watson, Beth Dawkins, and Ann Goldman, have been doing it fo More...

Dr. Edmunds’ heart will always be with Lincoln County students

When Dr. Randall Edmunds, superintendent of Lincoln County Schools, retires on Wednesday, June 30, after 34 years of service to the people of Lincolnton, it will mark the end of an era.  More...

News

LCHS students named to honor roll for last semester

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce the following students were named to the Honor Roll for spring semester.  Ninth grade: Lauren Clifton, Camden Gilpin, Macy Hill, Courtney Huffman, Eugene Hutton, Kristin James, Cole Mattison, and A More...

Hearst retires after 33 years with Georgia National Guard

After more than 33 years with the Georgia National Guard, 25 of them full time, Sgt. More...

Home energy cost cutting tips

Summer’s sizzling temperatures can make it difficult to keep your home comfortable, and even more difficult to keep up with the higher utility bills that often come with it. More...

People

Leathersville News

Jackie Bonner visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  Alicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon.  Raymond and Elaine Timmerman spent Friday with William and Lee Bentley. More...

Jennings graduates from youth challenge program

Shuntravius Jennings of Lincolnton graduated, Saturday, June 18, from the National Guard Youth Challenge program. More...

Walton graduates cum laude from Univ. of Georgia

LeAnn Walton, daughter of Larry and Diane Walton, graduated cum laude with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.  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...

Property assessment notices scheduled for mailing today

If all goes as planned, property assessments should be mailed out today (Thursday).  According to Kenny Adair, chief appraiser for Lincoln County, approximately 9,000 assessment notices will be sent out this year as compared to 634 in 2010.  More...

Downtown will heat up with wings and fireworks

The Second Annual Downtown Wing Cook-Off, hosted by the City of Lincolnton and the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, is set for Saturday, July 2, from 5 until 10 p.m. More...

New Petersburg Road put on fast track for resurfacing

New Petersburg Road was the only item on the agenda at a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, June 23.  The road has been placed on the fast track for resurfacing under the 2012 Local Maintenance and Improve More...

Readers share thoughts about freedom

With the approach of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal sought input from various citizens as to what the holiday means to them.  Their responses were as follows:  Valerie Elam: “It’s a day for family and friends to get toget More...

Campers enjoy fishing at Cox Farm

The Youth Education and Sports Summer Camp is in full swing at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. More...

Editorial Page

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Citizens should pull together

TO THE EDITOR  There are a few citizens that seem to enjoy spreading rumors, innuendoes and down right lies throughout Lincoln County. This is one of the smaller counties, least populated and low income in our state. More...

Hot summer months can put dogs and cats at risk

As Georgians celebrate summertime across the state, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black wants to remind residents about the importance of keeping cats and dogs safe and healthy as the temperatures rise.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The General Store: Alive & Well

People are excited over this way. They’ve finally found a place to shop that not only is fun but a step back into the past. Just walking through this place is a joy. The general store is not extinct. More...

Sports

Football in Charlotte

Jack Ryle, Jr. displays a copy of The Lincoln Journal while in Charlotte, N.C. earlier this month. More...

Obituaries

Philip Sidney Robb Sr.

Mr. Philip S. (Phil) Robb, Sr., entered into rest June 23, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington.  More...

Worship

Living Well prog. now offered at Morningside BC

Living Well, a ministry of encouragement for those desiring to honor God with every part of their life, is being offered at Morningside Baptist Church.  Our exercise is geared towards low impact for the sake of those who are just getting started More...