June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lincolnton Lights!

“Lincolnton Lights” will burst forth across the sky when the City of Lincolnton’s annual fireworks display gets underway at about 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 29. More...

Volunteers make repairs to 44 residences during River of Life

For the past 23 years, teenagers have touched lives and experienced the sacredness and humility of servanthood through “River of Life.”  The interdenominational ministry is sponsored by the North Georgia Conference of the United Meth More...

News

DNR announces new wildlife license plates are now available

Three new wild license plate designs are available in local tag offices, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division announced today. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

The following is what is going on at the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK) for the next several weeks. To sign up for a class or reserve your ticket/seat for an event, call the MACK at 864-852-3216.   SPECIAL EVENTS  More...

Opinions

Being Frugal 101

Being a stay at home mom and living off of one income can be very tricky these days. With gas prices constantly rising, it’s getting harder and harder to feed your family. More...

Across The Savannah

Three For The Road ‘Daycations’ are more fun than you think

People who read my travelogue pieces sometimes email me asking if I would consider taking them on the photo excursions I make on my own and with Robert Clark. More...

Home Ideas

(NAPSA)—The Culligan Man can answer any questions about home water quality and safety, and facilitate tests— even if a homeowner doesn’t suspect a problem. Learn more at www.culligan.com/en-us/d/water-test/culliganwater testing/. More...

Obituaries

John Dunwood Bohler

Mr. John Dunwood Bohler, Sr., 88, of Martinez, Ga., entered into rest Friday, June 7, 2013 at Georgia Health Sciences University.  Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 9 at Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown, Ga. with Dr. More...

Mary E. Bouknight Lindley

Mary Eddie Bouknight Lindley, 76, widow of Samuel Cade Lindley, entered into rest on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Hospice House of Greenwood surrounded by her family.  More...

Carlton Horace McKinney

Mr. Carlton Horace McKinney, Sr., 83 of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at his residence.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at Rice Memorial Baptist church with Rev. More...

BOC adopts tentative budget; no millage increase expected

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a tentative general fund budget for FY 2014 of $6,457,931 at the group’s regular meeting held Thursday, June 13.  More...

Citizens urged to roll up sleeves for community blood drive Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, June 22, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lincolnton Baptist Church.  The goal for the drive is 24 units.  More...

Celebrating art in the South

The Lincoln Artisans Gallery boasts a new mural featuring symbols of the Southeast such as peaches, a riverboat, a magnolia blossom, a Coca-Cola bottle, oranges, and a banjo. More...

Early deadlines for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, July 1 through Friday, July 5.  We will reopen on Monday, July 8.  The deadline for all news and advertisements to appear in the July 4 edition of the paper is Tuesday, June 25, at 5 p.m.  We More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My country ‘tis of thee!

Every year about this time people start heading for the South Carolina line to purchase fireworks that can produce excitement, amazement, beauty, or can actually blow your nose right off your face.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Kudos to local businesses

This is my first year teaching Community Based Instruction at Lincoln County High School and it has been wonderful. The students, staff and community have made it a magnificent experience. More...

People

Celebrating projects completed

The Lincolnton United Methodist Church's Women's Group, The Louise Reese Circle, met on Tuesday, May 14 at the Little Italy Restaurant in McCormick, South Carolina. More...

Leathersville News

l Pat Leech visited William and Lee Bentley Thursday morning. l Chuck Mahaffey was a lunch guest on Saturday with William and Lee Bentley. Eric Angelsanti was a visitor Saturday morning. l Wayne, Will and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Renewing friendships

Gary and Regina Norman traveled to Sevierville, Tenn., on May 29 where they were the guests of Horace and Gladys Harris of Cincinnati, Ohio at the Wyndham Smokey Mountain Resort. 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...