January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local musicians to appear on The Marty Stuart Show

Janis Lewis Phillips and her son, Lewis Phillips, are set to appear on “The Marty Stuart Show,” which will be broadcast on the RFD network Saturday, January 14, at 8 p.m.  More...

LCMS Academic Bowl Team competes at region tourney

Members of the LCMS Academic Bowl Team competed in the PAGE (Professional Association of Georgia Educators) Academic Bowl for Middle Grades Regional Competition held at Stallings Island Middle School on Saturday, January 7.  The team placed four More...

Activity report issued for Dec.

An activity report for the Lincolnton Police Department was issued this week by Chief Jim Justice.  According to the chief, Eddie Lockhart, 31, of Lincolnton was arrested and charged with a probation violation.  The incidents occurring in More...

News

New outdoor recreation pass needed at state wildlife areas

The new Georgia Outdoor Recreation Pass has been in effect a few days, and will help with much-needed maintenance on state wildlife areas.  More...

Foundation offers ten free trees to January members

Residents of Georgia can ring in the New Year by receiving 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2012.  By becoming a member of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, you will receive two white flowerin More...

Beginners boating course begins Jan. 31

The “beginners boating class” known as America’s Boating Course (ABC) will give you the knowledge you need to make you a competent and safe skipper! More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Resolve to Live by True Words

Insight, Wisdom, and Good Advice for any New Year   More...

Set goals to save money this year

Holiday spending excesses lead many people to resolve to handle money differently in the coming year. All too often, budgeting resolutions fall by the wayside before Groundhog Day. More...

Obituaries

Doris Freeland Blackburn

Mrs. Doris Freeland Blackburn, 78, of Hwy. 220 East entered into rest on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Alda Grace Brady

Ms. Alda Grace Brady, 89, of Mc- Cormick, S.C., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont in Greenwood, S.C.  There will be a memorial service held in Indiana, Pennsylvania in July. More...

Michael Joseph Carrington

Michael Joseph Carrington, 51, Thomson, Ga., entered into rest January 7, 2012, after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Ginger Upton Carrington.  More...

Wynn will be guest speaker at MLK birthday observance Sun.

The annual Lincoln County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observance is scheduled to take place Sunday, January 15, at 3 p.m. in the LCHS Auditorium.  The theme is “Make it a day on...not a day off!”  More...

Leadership Lincoln taking applications for new class

Did you know that Lincoln County’s cost of living is 13.10 percent lower than the United States average?  Did you know that Lincoln County jobs have decreased by 3.85 percent?  Did you know that Lincoln County public schools spend $4 More...

First Responder course being offered by OES

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is sponsoring an Emergency First Responder Course, starting February 2 and ending March 1.  Class will meet every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6 until 10 p.m. More...

Kick-off celebration to be held for ACS Relay for Life Jan. 19

The kick-off celebration for the 2012 Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will take place Thursday, January 19, at 6 p.m. More...

Chamber is seeking nominations for Business of the Year

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2011 “Business of the Year.”  The award recognizes notable entrepreneurial and business accomplishments made by chamber members in the area.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Already into the second week of January most of us have already decided we aren’t going to be able to follow through on our new year’s resolutions. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Tough decisions ahead

TO THE EDITOR  More...

People

Heather Marie Ashley weds Matthew J. Starbuck Dec. 10

Heather Marie Ashley of McCormick, S.C. and Matthew John Starbuck of Lincolnton were united in marriage December 10, 2011, 5 p.m. at Troy United Methodist Church in Troy, S.C. Rev. Addison Belangia of Lincolnton performed the ceremony.  More...

Viewing the Grand Canyon

Sara Anne and Marcy Remsen pose with The Lincoln Journal while visiting the Grand Canyon during their trip from Los Angeles, Calif. Marcy left Washington, Ga. on a Greyhound bus to Los Angeles. More...

Leathersville News

Anne Wright, Haley Dumpe, Grayson, Noah and Reese Dumpe visited and were lunch guests on Monday of William and Lee Bentley.  Elaine Timmerman and Lisa Mahaffey visited with William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon.  Alan Fizer visited in 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...