November 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local restaurant offers free lunch for Thanksgiving

For the second consecutive year, Home Cookin’ Express invites the public to enjoy a free Thanksgiving dinner.  Serving is set to begin at 11 a.m. More...

Path to Christmas will be held at First Assembly Dec. 4 & 5

“The Path to Christmas,” sponsored by First Assembly of God, will be held Sunday, December 4, from 5:30 until 8 p.m. and Monday, December 5, from 6:30 until 8 p.m.  More...

Students share Thanksgiving traditions

In observance of Thanksgiving, The Lincoln Journal asked students at LCMS to share their favorite Thanksgiving traditions.  Aside from all of the food mentioned, it was very clear that the students are truly grateful for their families.  A More...

Chief Justice reports on departmental activities

The Lincolnton Police Department is investigating an armed robbery which occurred Saturday, November 5, at Bell’s Food Market.  More...

News

Honor loved ones with a light on the Tree of Remembrance

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2011. More...

Boat ramp closings

What boat ramps are open on Thurmond Lake? Did you know that the Corps of Engineers at Thurmond Lake posts current boat ramp openings and closings on their website? More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Churches are losing their quaintness

In the early 1970s, my drives through Virginia to see my daughters took me through a lot of backroads. More...

Tips offered on proper care of holiday plants

From poinsettias to cyclamen and showy amaryllis to Christmas cacti, plants are popular holiday and hostess gifts.  More...

HowTo Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

(NAPSA)—Research from the National Institutes of Health indicates that most Americans gain one to two pounds over the holidays and that the vast majority of Americans do not lose this extra weight once the season ends—but there are steps More...

Sports

Devils beat Clinch, will travel to Savannah on Friday

Lincoln County shutout the defending Class A champion Clinch County Panthers here last Friday to earn the Red Devils’ tenth consecutive trip to the quarterfinals. More...

Savannah Christian Raiders

12-0 So far this year W..... McIntosh Academy...... 30-0 W........Wheeler County........ 42-7 W........ Jenkins County....... 49-14 W...... Effingham County.... 41-17 W.............. Claxton............... More...

Blue Thunder takes first place

The Lincoln County Recreation Department ended its Fall/Winter Adult Softball League with Blue Thunder taking first place. More...

Worship

Macedonia UMC to host Christmas at Cedar Rock

Macedonia United Methodist Church presents its 11th Annual “Christmas at Cedar Rock”, from 6:30 until 9 p.m., Dec. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar Candlelight service Safety classes

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...

Reservations are required to attend Legislative Breakfast

Make reservations now for the “2011 Annual Legislative Breakfast” set for Tuesday, December 6, at 8:30 a.m. More...

Fans asked to give Red Devils big send off

Lincoln County residents are encouraged to line the streets of the city at 12 noon, Friday, Nov. 25 to send the LCHS Red Devils off in style.  Our Boys will be playing Savannah Christian Prep School in the third round of the state playoffs. More...

Better than ever

The “15th Annual Pioneer Day” was held Saturday, November 19, at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street. More...

Chairman graduates

Wade Johnson (second from right), chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, recently graduated from the Georgia Academy of Economic Development. More...

Holiday feast

The Lincoln County Food Pantry gave away 215 turkeys during the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Among the food bank volunteers and clients are (l-r) Carolyn Norman, Travis Reid, and Frances Tutt. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

You won’t believe what I’m about to tell you but I’ll tell you anyway. I have belabored you with horror stories of my knee surgeries and I really thought I was done with all that. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Hudgens urges caution with holiday cooking

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. More...

People

Oceans and Auto Show in Atlanta

Roger, Leslie and Tom Boyle (l-r) went to the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta on Sunday, October 23 to see the Oceans and Autos Car Show. There were over 40 rare automobiles on display in the Grand Ocean Ballroom.  More...

Emily Jean Martin weds James Blanchard Norman Oct. 22

Emily Jean Martin of Washington and James Blanchard Norman of Lincolnton exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, October 22, at half past five o’clock in the evening at Hephzibah Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Rev. More...

Leathersville News

Nancy Bailey, Mandy and Brad Rogers, Chris and Lee Quarles, and William and Lee Bentley have been visitors of Dollie Smalley and Jan and Kerry Whitener.  Pat Leech had her grandson, Will, up for the weekend. More...

Obituaries

Charles Crumbley

Mr. Charles Crumbley, husband of Joyce Crumbley, entered into rest Wed., Nov. 16, 2011 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center, Thomson.  Memorial services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

Bobby Ray Harris Jr.

Bobby Ray Harris Jr., 16, of Green Acres Rd., entered into rest Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services wiere held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12 at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Rev. Stephen Rayner officiating.  More...

Keith Allen Rainaud

Keith Allen Rainaud passed away quietly at home in Aromas, California on November 5, 2011.  A memorial service was held at 6 p.m., Friday, November 11 at the American Legion.  More...