November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Deadline is approaching to enter floats in annual Christmas parade

With temperatures dropping and the football payoffs underway, it’s time to break out the garlands, wreaths, twinkly lights, glitter, and glue guns in preparation for the 2012 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set for Saturday, December 1.  More...

Bolton certifies election results following recount

Not a record, but a high turnout by any standards – 4,457 (74.84 percent) of Lincoln County’s 5,955 registered voters cast their ballots in the General Election/Special Election held Tuesday, November 6.  Statewide, 71.74 percent of More...

Uncle Sam urges students to vote

In a lesson on civics, the eighth-grade class at LCMS held a mock presidential election. Forty electors cast votes for Mitt Romney, with Barack Obama receiving 27 votes. More...

Community Thanksgiving Service to be held at Lincolnton Baptist

To get into the true spirit of the holiday season, area churches will join together in worship at the annual Community Thanksgiving Service set for Sunday, November 18, at 7 p.m. More...

News

Tree of Remembrance will shine a light for loved ones

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2012. More...

Thanksgiving dinner will be served Nov. 22

Several local churches are hosting the “Third Annual Turkey ‘n’ Blessings” from noon until 2 p.m. at The Lincoln Center Thanksgiving Day (November 22). More...

Food pantry issues plea to citizens for holiday items

With the holidays fast approaching, the Lincoln County Food Pantry is asking for help from the community.  Specifically, the pantry is in need of:  (1) Jellied cranberry sauce.  (2) Canned or fresh yams.  (3) Cornbread stuffing m More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

1961, The Last Year of Big Fins and the Beginning of a New Era

Inspiration came from a World War II fighter aircraft, Lockheed’s twin-tailed P-38 Lightning. A car designer gave the 1948 Cadillac fins paying homage to that legendary fighter plane. More...

Healthy Ideas

(NAPSA)—The all-natural homeopathic products Hyland’sArnica 30x and Bioplasma Sport—for replenishment and recovery—and Leg Cramps can be useful for athletes. More...

Open Enrollment Mistakes Can Cost Up To $750 Yearly

(NAPSA)—The annual open enrollment process for benefits gives eligible employees the opportunity to select or make changes to their insurance and benefit plans to best fit their physical and financial health needs.  More...

Obituaries

William Estes Hogan

Mr. William Estes "Billy" Hogan, 64, of Morningside Drive, entered into rest on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at University Hospital McDuffie.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. 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...

Miss LCHS Pageant winners

The winners of the Miss LCHS Pageant, held recently in the school auditorium, were (l-r) Natasia Harris, Miss Freshman; Chelsea Creech, Miss Sophomore; Emily Banks, Miss LCHS; Ivie Aycock, Miss Junio More...

BOC votes to set fire districts in compliance with state law

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted fire districts at its regular meeting held Thursday, November 8.  According to Commission Chairman Wade Johnson, “The state requires counties to set fire districts. More...

UGA’s Hairy Dog pitches in to help with Secret Santa

“Hairy Dog,” one of the mascots for the University of Georgia, will be at the Huddle House on Tuesday, November 20, from 1 until 3 p.m.  In order to have a photograph taken with Hairy Dog, all participants have to do is bring a new u More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of the Thanksgiving holidays, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23.  The deadline for the November 22 issue of the paper is Friday, November 16, at 3 p.m.  Deadlines for the Novembe More...

Paying tribute to veterans

The flags were raised by the Harlem High School ROTC Unit at the Veterans Day observance, sponsored by American Legion Post 194. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Are you a Baptist, or are you lost and other stupid questions

It has been said that there are two subjects that are off-limits for fit conversation: religion and politics. More...

Thanks from Post 194

TO THE EDITOR  The American Legion Post 194, held a Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the post home on Monday, November 12. A luncheon, prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194, followed the ceremony. More...

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People

Youth in government

Ashley Swain, Executive Director of the Lincoln County Development Authority, spoke to students in the YMCA’s Youth In Government class at Lincoln County High School. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Tuesday afternoon. l Chuck Mahaffey visited with William and Lee Bentley Thursday afternoon. l Raymond and Elaine Timmerman spent the day Friday with her parents, William and Lee Bentley. More...

Debate students place well in Warhorse tournament Nov. 10

Lincoln County High School Debate members attended the Barnwell High School Warhorse Debate Tournament November 10 in Barnwell, S.C. More...

Sports

Devils’ win clinches top spot in seeding for state playoffs

Lincoln County’s 27-8 victory over Hancock Central here last Friday night apparently clinched the #1 seed for the Red Devils in the Class A public playoff bracket.  The Georgia High School Asso- playoff brackets on November 14, after the p More...

Unofficial brackets suggest Greenville as Red Devils’ first playoff opponent

The unofficial Class A public bracket projections currently have Greenville traveling to Lincolnton on November 23. The Georgia High School Asso- brackets Wednesday afternoon but too late for inclusion in this edition. More...