December 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Journal will be closed Fri. to observe holiday

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Friday, December 30.  Regular deadlines will apply for the January 5 issue of the newspaper.  We wish everyone a Happy New Year!   More...

Students discuss favorite books

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, there are some who make it their goal to read more.  Students in Lincoln County Schools are already reading, so we, at The Lincoln Journal, decided to get a few tips from them as to what would be so More...

News

USDA releases new nutrition SuperTracker

Just in time to help Americans keep their New Year’s resolutions by making healthy food and physical activity choices, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently released USDA’s new nutrition SuperTracker.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A Southern Tradition - Joggling

One summer day traveling a back road with friends I made a prediction. More...

Obituaries

Dudley Bryant

Mr. Dudley Bryant, 58, entered into rest on December 18, 2011 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center in Thomson.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21, ay Hephzibah Baptist Church. More...

Alta W. Davidson

Mrs. Alta W. Davidson, 58, wife of Bill Davidson of C.E. Norman Rd., died Dec. 24, 2011 at her residence.  A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 28th at Goshen Baptist Church with Dr. Al Wright and Rev. Robert D. More...

Mattie Bell Dent

Mrs. Mattie Bell Dent entered into rest on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Numerous cases disposed of during waived jury trials

Waived jury trials were held recently at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway Jr. More...

Rev. Moore will be guest speaker at program hosted by Ebenezer

The 149th Annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance will be held Sunday, January 1, at 3 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church.  The guest speaker for the occasion is Rev. More...

Highlights of the first six months of 2011

JANUARY 6 – Lincoln County will sell 244 parcels of land in the Stillwater Coves subdivision for back taxes...Joe Banks is recognized for 16 years of service as chairman of the City of Lincolnton’s Zoning Board; the council approves the b More...

Editorial Page

Hudgens urges parents to protect children from dangers of fireworks

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens and the Georgia State Fire Marshal urge parents to protect their children (and themselves) from the dangers of fireworks during the New Year’s holiday.  More...

People

Goldman takes Reserve Champion title

Carson Goldman (right) attended the 2011 Wiregrass Winter Classic in Nicholls, Ga. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the MACK for the next few weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216. January Events  More...

Jenny Maria Echols weds Jason Grant Standard Nov. 19

Jenny Maria Echols and Jason Grant Standard, both of Washington, exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, November 19, at five o’clock in the afternoon at Rehoboth Baptist Church in Washington. 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...