December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

LBC will present living Christmas cards Dec. 18

Lincolnton Baptist Church will host “Christmas Cards 2011” from 6 until 7:30 p.m. More...

Athletic club to sponsor Living Active Campaign

Lincoln County will soon have its own version of the popular television show “The Biggest Loser,” courtesy of the Lincolnton Athletic Club (LAC).  The club is issuing a 90-day weight loss challenge to all local residents as part of i More...

Crite, Ferguson to play in HBCU and FCS bowl games

Two former Red Devils will be playing in bowl games this coming weekend.  Linebacker Kiece Crite has been invited to participate in the Third Annual HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) All-Star Bowl.  The game will take plac More...

News

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, follow us on Twitter.  Q: How many hollies are native to Georgia?  More...

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Across The Savannah

A Second Chance at Life

Some of you may recognize the name Steve Austin. Lee Majors played Steve, the lead in the “Six Million Dollar Man,” that old show about a former astronaut with bionic implants. It aired on ABC from 1974 to 1978. More...

People

Annual trek for a tree takes group to Carolina mountains

Heather and Hannah Thompson left home in Apopka, Florida, November 20th, heading for Georgia to help their grandparents on Pioneer Day. More...

Leathersville News

Raymond and Elaine Timmerman were lunch guests with her parents, William and Lee Bentley on Tuesday.  Audrey Crump went up to Social Circle to take care of her grandkids, Addison and Rylan, on Thursday. More...

Loved ones honored with light on 2011 Tree of Remembrance

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

Obituaries

Frank Brown

Mr. Frank Brown, 57, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest on December 5, 2011 at Georgia Health Sciences University (MCG) in Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Margie Casteel

Mrs. Margie Casteel, 65, entered into rest November 29, 2011.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens with Russell Gary officiating.  More...

Lessie M. Ivey

Funeral services for Mrs. Lessie M. Ivey, who entered into rest December 2, 2011 at Select Specialty Hospital, were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 8 at Prices Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Marilyn C. Smith officiating. More...

Commission signs MOU to expand Family Y programs

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Family Y to help the agency expand programming in the area.  More...

Residents urged to pay taxes to avoid penalties

The deadline for paying 2011 ad valorem property taxes is Tuesday, December 20.  After this date, a penalty of one percent of the total tax bill per month will be assessed. More...

Christmas tourney to be held at LCHS gym Dec. 16-17

The LCHS Christmas Basketball Tournament is set to take place Wednesday, December 16, and Thursday, December 17, in the school gymnasium.  Tickets are $5, with the games starting at 4 p.m. More...

A little girl’s generosity

Maura Easter has been saving all year so she can help needy children have the best Christmas ever through the Secret Santa program. More...

Early deadlines announced for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Tuesday through Friday, December 20-23; Monday, December 26; and Friday, December 30, for the holidays.  The deadlines for the December 22 and 29 issues of the newspaper are as follows:  December 22 Issue More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I attended another Christmas church function tonight as my mother’s guest. More...

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Hudgens offers fire safety tips for the holiday season

Atlanta Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges Georgians to keep safety in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays. “Don’t let fire turn your holiday into a tragedy,” Commissioner Hudgens said. More...

Sports

2011-2012 Lincoln County High School Basketball Schedule

Date Day Opponent Time Place J.V Dec. More...

Little league champions

Anthony Parks a former Lincoln County stand out along with his two assistant coaches-Michael Gonsalves and Mark Hullum ended the season as champions in their final game at Greenbrier Stadium on Novem 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...