August 25, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Burglaries, thefts top list on sheriff’s activity report

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several burglaries and thefts occurring throughout the area.  More...

Plaque presented to dedicate arch in memory of Coach Buddy Bufford

Fifty years after it was initially installed, the arch over the entrance to Buddy Bufford Field was recently dedicated by the Lincolnton High School Class of 1961.  More...

Correction

The Lincoln Journal reported the wrong totals for the student population at LCHS and for the system as a whole in its August 18, 2011, edition.  As of the third day of school, LCHS had 377 students; whereas, the system-wide student population t More...

News

Richt asks fans to spread the red for Sept. 3 game

The University of Georgia Athletic Association is asking all UGA supporters to “Spread the Red,” by wearing red for the Bulldogs season opener on Sept. 3 against seventh ranked Boise State.  More...

AFM provides affordable food relief to families

Angel Food Ministries (AFM) www.angelfoodministries.com, is an organization dedicated to providing support in the form of food relief is offering affordable food to families.  In response to current economic conditions and lengthy unemployment l More...

Dove season opens Sept. 3

Hunters statewide can celebrate the beginning of dove season at noon Saturday, Sept. 3. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A Place to Rest

Over the past few weeks I’ve traveled through a good bit of our region. My purpose was to check things out for a magazine feature I’m writing. More...

Sports

Devils demolish Harlem 69-6 in season opener

Lincoln County’s speed and offensive line were too much for the visiting Harlem Bulldogs last Friday night as the Red Devils started their 2011 campaign with a surprising 69-6 win over the larger school.  More...

bringing the HEAT

Red Devil linemen will be up front and in the trenches putting the heat on their opponents this season, from Harlem to Wilkinson County.   More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 0-08/26 @ Landmark9/2 Telfair Co.9/9 Social Circle9/16 @ Hancock9/23 Wilkinson10/7 Twiggs10/14 Jeff Davis10/21 @ Lincoln Co10/28 W.-Wilkes11/4 @ Warren Co.GLASCOCK 0-08/26 Warren Co.9/2 @ Lady Mercy9/9 @ Mt. 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...

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...

Committee releases final list of projects for TSPLOST

The addition of a passing lane on the Thomson Highway, between Clark’s Hill Lake and Highway 220, which would provide easier access to I-20, and a 2.48-mile passing lane on the Augusta Highway near Cliatt Crossing will become a reality if a pro More...

GADOE proposes new formula for determining Adequate Yearly Progress

The Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) is presenting a proposal for school accountability that will replace the current formula for determining Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).  AYP is a series of performance goals that every school, school More...

Lincolnton UMC to sponsor community consignment sale

The Lincolnton United Methodist Church is hosting a community-wide “Fall and Winter Children’s Consignment Sale,” starting today (Thursday) and continuing through Saturday, August 27, in the church’s fellowship hall.  More...

The Lewis Tradition performs at Dukes of Hazzard Homecoming

“Just two good old boys, never meanin’ no harm...Beats all you never saw, been in trouble with the law since the day they was born...” – Waylon Jennings.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I needed a place the other day to be by myself, to be quiet, to treat myself to a little introspection. Realizing that I had hardly sat at all in the swing my husband gave me last year for my birthday. More...

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CCLC reports on Aug. meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met August 18, 6:30 p.m., at the public library. President Linda Burns opened the meeting. John Kennedy gave the invocation. Vice- President, Al Bean led the Pledge of Allegiance.  More...

People

Checkmate!

Tres Kelly beat his Poppy, Lyle Kelly, Sr., ‘big’ time at chess while vacationing at Hilton Head Island, S.C. They still took time out of their game to enjoy The Lincoln Journal. More...

Leathersville News

Wayne, Bob and Will Bentley, Chuck, Lisa and Ethan Mahaffey, Susan and Dudley Bryant, and Rev. Deryl Odom visited in the William Bentley home Saturday.  Larry Smalley visited William Bentley Wednesday morning. More...

Gay named to Distinguished Achievement list

Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Niles Reddick has announced that Amand L. Gay of Lincolnton has been selected for the Distinguished Achievement List for the 2011 summer term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  More...

Obituaries

Marion N. McFerrin

Visitation was held for Marion N. “Mac” McFerrin, 78, of Landrum, S.C. and Chesapeake, Va., from 2 to 3 p.m. on August 21 at JT Morris Funeral Home in Wakefield, Va. with graveside services following.  More...

Katherine Louise Savage

Katherine Louise Savage, of Lincolnton, entered into rest Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at the Medical College of Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 12 noon on Monday, August 15 at the Apostolic Cathedral of Praise Church, Martinez, Ga., with More...

Alton Tankersley

Mr. Alton Tankersley, 90, of Tankersley Rd., entered into rest on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23, at Double Branches Baptist Church with Revs. More...