September 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Kids to be shot at clubhouse for Christmas issue

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal.  More...

Children invited to attend Kids’ Fish Fest at ECSP

Elijah Clark State Park will host its Third Annual Kids’ Fish Fest on Saturday, September 24, from 2 until 5 p.m.  The fish fest is open to children in Pre-K through the sixth grade. More...

Dignitaries meet at park

Kevin Beggs (not pictured), vice president of the Friends of Elijah and Lincolnton city councilman, welcomed delegations from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the South Carolina More...

News

CCLC reports on Sept. 15 meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met September 15, 6:30 p.m. at the public library. Linda Burns opened the meeting. John Kennedy gave the invocation and Al Bean led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Always a Gentleman My Uncle Joe Blonsky

There’s an advertisement on TV that features quite a character, “the world’s most interesting man.” This intriguing fellow promotes Dos Equis beer, and he’s done just about anything you can think of. More...

People

Dorothy Genell Hogan weds Floyd Jackson Marlow Sept. 4

Miss Dorothy Genell Hogan and Mr. Floyd Jackson Marlow were united in marriage Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 4 o’clock in the evening.  Honorable Judge Lee D. Moss performed the ceremony on the steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse. More...

Off to a great start

Ivie Sue Aycock and Tanner Aycock, a sister and brother show team started their 2011-12 show season off this past Saturday at the Heart of Georgia Honor Show Chow Livestock Show at the Southern Pines More...

Leathersville News

Elaine and Raymond Timmerman were lunch guests Monday of William and Lee Bentley. Afternoon visitors were Mrs. Louise Holloway and Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Bernice Goldman Dill

Mrs. Bernice Goldman Dill, 78, entered into rest on Monday, September 12, 2011 in Watkinsville, Ga.  Graveside services was held on Friday, September 16.  Mrs. Dill was the daughter of the late Lewis and Alberta Crozier Goldman. More...

Joyce Lee Ferguson Ettison

Ms. Joyce Lee Ferguson Ettison passed away on Monday, September 21, 2011 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 16 at Parks Grove FBH Church with Pastor Tonita Cody officiating. More...

Hazel Arnett Kirkland

Mrs. Hazel Arnett Kirkland, 87, of Highway 220 West, entered into rest Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 at Loco Baptist Church with Rev. 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...

BOE to adopt new rental policy, votes on hearings for tax increase

The Use of School Facilities Policy, particularly the LCHS Auditorium, was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, September 13.  More...

Public hearings are scheduled for county and school system

Tax increases for Lincoln County Government and the Lincoln County Board of Education will result in several public hearings.  The schedule is as follows:  Lincoln County Government – Thursday, September 22, at 2 and 6 p.m. More...

New patrol car

The City of Lincolnton and Jim Justice, chief of police, took delivery of a new patrol car Monday, September 19. More...

Volunteers urged to participate in lake clean up initiative Sat.

“National Public Lands Appreciation Day” will be observed at Clark’s Hill Lake on Saturday, September 24.  Activities are set to start at 8 a.m. More...

Cancer survivor and singer Sheri Easter releases book

Lincoln County resident, Grammy nominee, and award-winning vocalist Sheri Easter may now add author to her resume, with the release of her book, “Hear My Heart, When There are No Words to Say.”  Published by Xulon Press, the book fea More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My son and I were discussing recently how our language is rapidly giving way to clichés. And when you think about them most are just plain stupid. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Lake levels influence property values

TO THE EDITOR:  I am sure that the Journal’s readers are shocked and angry that our lake level has once again been allowed to drop in the face of the predicted drought.  More...

Sports

Devils beat Greenbrier 43-13; Warren is next

COLUMBIA COUNTY – Greenbrier High scored first and last, but it was all Lincoln County between those two touchdown passes as the Red Devils beat the Class AAAA Wolfpack 43-13 at the Wolfpack Den last Friday.   More...

Region 7-A SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 3-18 Landmark 1042 Telfair Co. 056 Social Circle 035 Hancock 209/23 Wilkinson10/7 Twiggs10/14 Jeff Davis10/21 @ Lincoln Co10/28 W.-Wilkes11/4 @ Warren Co.GLASCOCK 1-37 Warren Co. 517 Lady Mercy 4860 Mt. Zion 60 Prince Ave. More...

National Hunting and Fish Day to be observed Sept. 24

In celebration of the passion for the outdoors that you share with 64 million other Americans, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division encourages you to get out and participate in one of the many free celebrations tha More...

Worship

Midway UMC will celebrate 105 years

Midway UMC will be celebrating 105 years of serving the community with Homecoming on September 25, 2011. Rev. Jim Leonard will be bringing the message at 11 am with special music by Glenda Gosnell. More...

Easters to perform at fall festival Oct. 6

A Fall Festival to benefit the Lewis Family Homeplace Restoration will be held Oct. 6, 7 p.m. at the Lewis Family Road Open Air Concert, 1935 Lewis Family Rd., Lincolnton. More...