June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

World renowned singer to perform at First Assembly

Contemporary Christian music legend Carman will be performing at First Assembly of God on Sunday, July 1, at 6 p.m.  “We are blessed to have a worldrenowned Christian artist, such as Carman, come to Lincoln County,” said Terry Bonds, More...

Broun is presented with ACU Conservative Award

The American Conservative Union (ACU) recently presented the ACU Conservative Award to United States Congressman Paul Broun.  More...

News

Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Terry and Brenda Holder of Plantation Circle, as their Yard of the Month. More...

New facility dedicated at MEEC

The McDuffie Environmental Education Center (MEEC) celebrated the dedication of a new and improved facility today, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Proclamation declares June 14th as Flag Day

Lincoln County Commission Chairman, Wade Johnson (right) declares June 14, 2012 as Flag Day in Lincoln County, Georgia by signing a proclamation urging all citizens to proudly fly the flag and to rem More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Old South Rediscovered

Over here across the Savannah there’s an old road that makes for a great Sunday drive. In no time at all, you can see historic sites, get the feeling you are in the mountains, and yet feel you are at the coast, all at the same time. More...

Sports

Basketball camp

Jack Antonakos took place in last year’s LCHS Youth Basketball Camp. This year’s camp will take place at the LCHS Gym June 25 - 27 from 5-8 p.m. More...

Ryle selected to play in Team Georgia Game

Jack Ryle, Jr., son of Jack, Sr. and Shannon Ryle of Lincolnton, was recently selected to play in the 2012 Team Georgia Game to be held in Atlanta June 16.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...

DOR commends assessors and highlights areas for improvement

“For the most part, the Lincoln County Tax Assessor’s Office is following the rules,” said Ellen Mills, revenue compliance manager with the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR).  “But every county needs some tweaking,&rdqu More...

Pool is open for business

The swimming pool at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex is now open for business. Hours are from 12 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is $3 per person. More...

Journal announces early deadline for July 5 newspaper

In observance of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal will close Thursday, June 28, at 5 p.m. and remain closed through the week of July 2-6.  In a departure from the regular schedule, the office will be open from 11:00 until 5 p.m. More...

Applications for absentee ballots now being accepted

The Lincoln County Office of Elections and Voter Registration is currently accepting applications from those who wish to vote absentee in the General Primary/Non- Partisan/Special Election set for Tuesday, July 31.  Requests for an application f More...

Study encourages students to get high school diploma

By simply crossing the stage, the 95 graduates of the LCHS Class of 2012 will bring significant economic benefits to the state of Georgia, according to Jason Amos, communications director for the Alliance for Excellent Education (AEE).  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

This week’s People magazine rehashes the murders of eight innocent children, all who were drowned at the hands of their own parents.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Clearing up misunderstanding

TO THE EDITOR  It has been brought to my attention that there is a misunderstanding about my support of the late Scott Castillo plaque.  Please allow me to clear this up with an excerpt of the Board of Education minutes from the May 8, 2012 More...

People

Graduation ceremony held for Barbara’s Childcare students

Barbara’s Family Childcare held its graduation ceremony May 25, 2012 for six graduates and their families. More...

Goldman graduates with BS degree from AASU May 5

Taylor Goldman, from Lincolnton, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences from Armstrong Atlantic State University on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Savannah Civic Center.  More...

Dipping candles at the park

Michelle Bowen, Etren Bowen, 9, Derek Bowen, Brightyn Bowen, 6 watch as Jamie Hitchcock, intern with Elijah Clark State Park, teaching the art of candle dipping. More...

Obituaries

Edward Allen Krummel

Mr. Edward Allen “Ed” Krummel, 66, of Chamberlain Ferry Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, S.C.  A graveside service with military honors was held at 1 p.m. More...