October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Huddle House gears up for Secret Santa program

Employees of the Huddle House are once again holding a toy drive for the needy children of the community, ages 2 through 14.  This marks the fifth year the business has sponsored a “Secret Santa” program in Lincoln County.  More...

New firefighting equipment

Martin’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department recently took delivery of a 2011 Ford F-350 “brush truck,” complete with a foam injection system and a 300-gallon water tank. More...

Today is final day to have kids shot at clubhouse

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.  This year, a photographer from Interpress Studios in Loganville, Geor More...

News

Upcoming chamber events

The 3rd Annual Halloween at the Welcome Center Fall Festival event will be Saturday, October 29, from 3-5pm. More...

Wills Memorial entrance has been relocated to the Hospital Drive side

The main entrance to Wills Memorial Hospital moved to the facility’s new entrance on Hospital Drive effective Monday.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Hitting The Brakes

“Red says stop. Green says go. Yellow says wait. You’d better go slow.” So goes a little ditty that teaches preschoolers stoplight safety lessons. More...

Sports

Red Devils beat Washington-Wilkes 28-12

WASHINGTON - Lincoln County defeated the Washington-Wilkes Tigers here last Friday 28-12 in a game much closer than the final score indicates. The win was the ninth by the Red Devils in the last ten meetings between the two archrivals. More...

Region 7-A

SCHEDULES and SCORES

AQUINAS 6-1 8 Landmark 10 42 Telfair Co. More...

Optimist to sponsor ‘Hidden Gold Rush’ 5K race November 5

The Washington Optimist Club is sponsoring its first “Historic Washington Hidden Gold Rush 5K Fun Walk and Run” set for November 5, 2011. 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...

Granite will cause Blackjack Project to run over budget

The Blackjack Sewer Project has hit yet another obstacle, and this one is made out of granite.  The matter was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, October 13.  More...

Homecoming week underway; queen, princess to be crowned

Homecoming Week is in full swing at LCHS.  This year, the LCHS Student Council is sponsoring the ever popular “Dress Days” to help students get into the spirit of the week. More...

Community Health Fair to be held at New Tabernacle

New Tabernacle Baptist Church will be sponsoring a Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Disaster relief offered to farmers, ranchers

Lincoln County farmers and ranchers hard hit by the ongoing drought may have help available through a USDA disaster insurance program – even if they did not buy crop insurance.   More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I was cleaning out my basement craft room last week and as I shuffled boxes and craft supplies to newer and more convenient places I noticed in the corner of the room a box about 2 feet square.  It was sealed tight and there was no writing anywh More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Mounting concerns

TO THE EDITOR:  Mr. Wade Johnson’s letter to the editor two weeks ago wasn’t news to me.  More...

People

Fishing day for veterans

Bill and Maria Bradford hosted their annual fishing day for veterans on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Bradford’s farm. More...

Bridal luncheon held at Martin home on Oct. 8

Emily Martin, bride-elect of Blanchard Norman of Lincolnton, and her wedding party were guests of honor at a bridal luncheon Saturday, October 8, given by Miss Martin’s mother, Winnie Martin, at the Martin home.  Casual attire was the dres More...

Leathersville News

Jackie Bonner visited with William and Lee Bentley Wednesday afternoon.  Raymond and Elaine Timmerman, Haley Dumpe, Grayson, Noah and Reese Dumpe, and Franklin and Brenda Bowick were lunch guests on Thursday of William and Lee Bentley.  More...

Obituaries

Katherine Lammers Everwine

Mrs. Katharine Lammers Everwine, 83, of Savannah Lakes Village, entered into rest Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Self Regional Medical Center, Greenwood, S.C.  A memorial Mass was held at 11 a.m. More...

Isiah Murray Sr.

Isiah Murray Sr., entered into rest Thursday, October 6, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 9, at Pleasant Grove Christian Methodist Episcopal Church with Rev. Ian Spencer officiating and Rev. More...

Claude Simpson Prather

Mr. Claude Simpson Prather, 89, of Metasville Road, entered into rest on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital.  Funeral service were held at 3 p.m. on Monday, October 17, at Hephzibah Baptist Church with the Rev. More...