August 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Prospective jurors named for upcoming term of superior court

The Lincoln County Grand Jury will convene Monday, August 8, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

Midway presents cookbook to library

Midway United Methodist Church has just released “Midway to Heaven,” a collection of treasured recipes belonging to members, former members, and friends of the church.  More...

Community blood drive to be held at Lincolnton Baptist Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, August 6, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 24 units.  More...

News

Registration opens for UGA’s Vet School for a Day event

Registration opens Aug. 10 for the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine’s seventh annual Vet School for a Day. The event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28. More...

Sports, energy drinks not for children and teenagers

Parents should use water, not sports and energy drinks, to rehydrate their thirsty children.  The American Academy of Pediatrics is coming out against the routine use of sports drinks and is encouraging a complete ban on energy drinks for childr More...

System bus routes and drivers

Bus # 99-18 - Joe Banks: This route will begin on Watson Street Extension and will pick up all students in the Watson Street section; all students in the First Baptist Church area and the Federal Housing Projects; Wells Street; East Lincoln Apts.; al More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Double Shot Keeps on Shooting

The uninitiated might call then obscure, but they’d be wrong. Three Southern artists stand out from the 1960s.  More...

Obituaries

Joann McCurry Ferguson

Mrs. Joann McCurry Ferguson, 77, Thomson Hwy., wife of the late Thomas Hammond Ferguson, entered into rest on Monday, July 25, 2011 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, at St. More...

Dorothy Ellen Partridge

Ms. Dorothy Ellen “Dot” Partridge, 87, of Biscayne Dr., entered into rest Friday, July 29, 2011 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, at New Hope Baptist Church with Revs. 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...

Council votes to help sponsor new bluegrass festival at park

An initiative to resurrect the tradition of holding a bluegrass festival at Elijah Clark State Park the first weekend in May was discussed at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, August 1.  Prior to retiring in 2009, t More...

New faces join faculty

New Lincoln County teachers participated in an orientation seminar held Thursday, July 28, at the central office. More...

RV, shed destroyed by fire; human error causes delay

A fire, which started between 9:30 and 10 p.m., destroyed an RV (recreational vehicle) and shed at the home of Walker and Carol Norman on Dallas Street Thursday, July 28.  More...

Lake reaches drought trigger one; corps reduces outflow from dam

The three reservoirs on the Savannah River, operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, reached the first drought trigger level last week, with corps officials immediately reducing water discharged from the system.  More...

Correction

In the July 28 issue of The Lincoln Journal, it was reported that 30 of the 66 mobile homeowners turned over to the magistrate court last year for the collection of delinquent taxes had yet to pay.  The figure was erroneous; only one homeowner, More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My sister recently attended her 50th high school reunion and amazingly almost all of the class attended. More...

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department 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. More...

People

Birthday celebration

Ray Parton (left) celebrated his 85th birthday on Sunday, July 31 at Pine Grove United Methodist Church. More than 100 family members and friends joined him for the worship service and lunch. More...

Leathersville News

Ethan Mahaffey spent the day Monday with his grandparents, William and Lee Bentley and was a supper guest in the home.  Alicia Bryant visited William and Lee Bentley Monday afternoon.  Raymond Timmerman visited with William and Lee Bentl More...

LTC Evans takes command of 3rd Battalion, 75th RR

Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Scott Evans of Fort Benning took command of the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in Change of Command ceremonies Wednesday, July 20, at Fort Benning.  LTC Evans is the son of Daniel and Sheila Evans of Rocky Face and 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...