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Community blood drive to be held in LBC fellowship hall

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, July 7, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 35 units.  More...

News

Benedict slated to speak at baseball reunion banquet

Lamar Garrard of Lincolnton recently shared a copy of The Lincoln Journal with Bruce Benedict, ex Atlanta Braves all-star catcher. More...

Foundation to honor new members with tree plantings

America's forestland is a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant much-needed trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation.  Through the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the Arbor Day Foundation will honor e More...

Holiday travel expected to tie for highest record

AAA projects 42.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 4.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year.  More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Sweet Tea A Southern Classic

Fourth of July brings picnics and lake outings aplenty, and it means fried chicken, all the fixings, and gallons of iced tea, a southern tradition. Before we proceed with this exposition on tea let’s take care of a slightly irritating matter. More...

Reflections on what is good about America

After 364 days of focusing on America’s problems, July 4 is the perfect time to reflect on what is good about our country.  To this end, we asked various individuals to share their thoughts on what they love about America – of course More...

Obituaries

Betty Sue Bowman Scott

Mrs. Betty Sue Bowman Scott, of Ashmore-Barden Road, entered into rest on June 25, 2012 at her residence.  Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 28 in the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, Thomson, Ga.  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...

Board approves final budget; will revisit work reduction days

The Lincoln County Board of Education adopted the FY 2013 Budget at a continuation of its June 12 meeting held Tuesday, June 26.  At the conclusion of the discussion period, Denise Freeman made the motion to approve with budget, with the stipula More...

Early voting in general primary is scheduled to begin July 9

Early voting in the General Primary/ Non-Partisan/Special Election will begin Monday, July 9, and continue through Friday, July 27, at the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in The Lincoln Center at 160 May Avenu More...

Revolutionary War topic of Willingham’s lecture

Robert M. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I have strong feelings about our government that mirror so many of those who lived during the making of our country. It’s really amazing that we are still trying to reconcile these same issues. 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. More...

People

Hutton receives degree from UGA School of Law

Benjamin LeRoy Hutton, son of Jeremy and Lisa Hutton of Lincolnton, received the degree of Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law on May 19, 2012.  Benjamin, a 2008 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia, receiv More...

Paying tribute

Pat Thomas, President of the Lincolnton, Ga., Fort James Chapter of Colonial Dames XVII Century and Don Thomas President of the WWSAR were among many who joined in honoring the American Revolution heroes who on June 20 1780 near present day Lincolnto More...

What a cabbage!

Moss Elam is shown with a cabbage grown locally from the garden of his wife, Elizabeth. More...