October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Aycock arrested for theft of funds at Double Branches

A Lincolnton man has been arrested and charged with three counts of financial transaction card fraud and one count of theft by taking.  Barney Albert Aycock, 49, was arrested on Friday, October 12, as the result of a theft investigation being c More...

LCES Fall Carnival set for Sat.

The LCES Fall Carnival will be held from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

Russ Taff and the Easters peform at festival tonight

Russ Taff, five-time Grammy winner, is set to appear at the Second Annual Jeff & Sheri Easter Fall Festival, beginning at 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at the Lewis Family Homeplace on Lewis Family Road.  More...

News

Trick or Reading to be held Oct. 31 at the library annex

The Friends of the Library will be sponsoring a Halloween event on Wed., Oct. 31 called Trick or Reading.  It is for children from two years old to the fifth grade. The fun starts at 3 p.m. and will conclude at 6 p.m.  More...

Republican party to host breakfast fundraiser Oct. 22

The Lincoln County Republican Party will have a fundraiser breakfast for the Charlie Norwood Memorial Scholarship on October 22, 2012 at 7:30 am at Faith Community Church.  More...

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...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

How the news lost me

In elementary school, Mrs. Murray Norman praised me one day for my ability to keep up with current events. As a kid I watched the Today show. I watched the Huntley- Brinkley Report. I watched local news on WJBF and WRDW. More...

Sports

Devils beat Aquinas 20-13 in come-from-behind win

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Firearms deer season opens Sat.

While archery and primitive weapons season occur first, many hunters anxiously wait until the opening day of firearms season to get into the woods. That wait is almost over as firearms deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 20 and lasts through Jan. 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...

Turner, Bentley, Barnett are named Teachers of the Year

The “Teachers of the Year” (TOTY) at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS were recognized at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, October 9.  The TOTY program is sponsored by the Cornerstone-Supporting the Visio More...

County receives two grants to assist with hazard mitigation

Lincoln County is the recipient of two federal grants to help with hazard mitigation.  The announcement was made at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Thursday, October 11.  More...

Helping burn victims

Members of the Lincolnton Volunteer Fire Department invite the community to help them recycle cans in support of the Southeastern Firefighters’ Burn Foundation. More...

Jurors named for criminal trials

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear criminal cases starting Monday, October 22, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Judge Harold A. More...

Interpress Studios will photograph children Oct. 23-25

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal.  This year, a photographer from Interpress Studios, LLC in Loganville, More...

Fighting cancer

Patrons purchase tickets for bowls of chili at the chili cook-off held in “uptown Lincolnton” on Saturday, October 13, to benefit the TJ & Friends Cancer Foundation, Inc. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Too stupid to vote

Can you be too stupid to vote?  I say yes, definitely.  Stupid people vote in droves every election, local, state, and federal.  Listen, after the first debate we should know the name of the vice president, shouldn’t we? More...

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People

On display at LCES

Pictured above is Mrs. Frankie Porter, (left) LCES art teacher, and third grade student, Mitch Young, displaying his artwork! More...

Leathersville News

l Alicia and Patrick Bryant visited their mother, Susan Bryant, during the week. Juanita Brown visited Susan one day during the week also. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday afternoon. More...

Volunteers needed for annual Turkey ’n Blessin’ luncheon

The City of Lincolnton will welcome its third annual Turkey n Blessin’ luncheon, hosted by several of the local churches in the community on Thursday, Nov. 22. More...

Obituaries

Deborah Rose Delabar

Mrs. Deborah Rose Delabar of Indian Cove, entered into rest October 9, 2012. She was the beloved wife of David Delabar.  A Funeral Mass was held at 11:00 a.m. More...

William H. Mims

Mr. William H. “Billy” Mims, 85 of Metasville Road, entered into rest Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta.  More...

J. R. Pickelsimer

Mr. J.R. Pickelsimer, 78, of Acworth, Ga., entered into rest Tuesday, October 9, 2012  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 12 in the chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna with Dr. Frank McLeod and Rev. More...