June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Friends to host birthday bash at Elijah Clark Park

A “Happy Birthday, USA” celebration is set for Wednesday, July 4, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. More...

Seating limited for Carman concert at First Assembly

Contemporary Christian music legend Carman will be performing at First Assembly of God on Sunday, July 1, at 6 p.m.  A native of New Jersey, Carmelo Licciardello has changed the face of Christian music and made contemporary music evangelism into More...

DOT will remove any signage on state rights-of-way

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is cautioning political candidates not to place signs on rights-of-way.  Signs that are found on rightsof way will be removed by DOT maintenance crews.  More...

News

Water your lawn wisely this summer

A beautiful lawn needs water. More...

Anniversary ceremony

Regent, Jane Owen represented the local Kettle Creek Chapter NSDAR in Lincolnton, NC on Saturday, June 23, 2012 for the 232nd Anniversary of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill. More...

Gardeners often unaware of exposing plants to herbicides

Home gardeners often inadvertently and unknowingly damage their vegetables with herbicides.  Tomatoes are especially sensitive to herbicide damage, which has become very common in recent years.  Broad-leaf herbicides  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

The Southern Lights

In the pantheon of great nightsky spectacles, you’re sure to find meteor showers, lunar eclipses, the Aurora Borealis, mysterious fireballs, and the uncommon comet. More...

Obituaries

Randol L. Akre

Mr. Randol Leroy Akre, 71, beloved husband of Penny L. Akre, entered into rest on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Veterans Medical Center, Augusta, Ga.  No services will be held at this time.  Mr. 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...

City’s Downtown Wing Cook-Off to feature games, music and fireworks

The chicken is marinating; the judges are hungry; and the fireworks are on the way, just in time for the Third Annual Downtown Wing Cook-Off, hosted by the City of Lincolnton.  The event will take place Saturday, June 30, from 5 until 10 p.m. More...

Willingham will be guest speaker at historical park

Robert M. More...

Pemberton pleads guilty to armed robbery

Greg Pemberton of Rockford, Michigan, pleaded guilty to one count each of armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with a robbery that occurred at Broad River Country Store on Highway 79 June 30, 2011.  More...

Last day to register to vote in general primary is July 2

The last day to register to vote in the General Primary/Non-Partisan/ Special Election is Monday, July 2.  Along with races for different local, state, and national offices, the ballot for the election also includes five referendums.  They More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

“Hiss” been a scary few weeks and the first three days of summer for most of us here in Lincoln County and in neighboring counties.  The number of snakes seen out in public has seemed to double as in the past and I’m not ashame More...

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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: My cat and my house have become infested with fleas. More...

People

Vacationing in Jamaica

The Punds and the Nelson-Abbots took their Lincoln Journal along on their vacation in Negril, Jamaica where they went swimming at YS Falls and snorkeling in Pirate's Cave. More...

Leathersville News

. Elaine and Raymond Timmerman spent the day Monday with William and Lee Bentley.  . Raymond Timmerman visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon.  . Alicia Bryant visited with William and Lee Bentley Saturday morning.  More...

Burton is guest speaker at WWSAR meeting June 21

SAR member, Emory Allen Burton was the speaker of the WWSAR meeting on June 21 at the Womans Club.  President Don Thomas presided. David McClearen led the group in the pledge to the  US flag and Charlie Newcomer led the SAR pledge. More...