July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Little ones love Legos

Children of all ages enjoyed building dinosaurs, helicopters, houses, airplanes, and trucks with Legos during “Bricks 4 Kids,” a program held at the Lincoln County Library on Friday, July More...

News

Members of the DAR Kettle Creek Chapter attend Continental Congress in D.C.

This week, the nation’s capital welcomed more than 3,500 members of the DAR, one of its foremost service organizations. More...

Activities planned at the MACK

t 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...

Larry the Birdman and his feathered friends will perform at library Friday

“Larry the Birdman” Beatson, accompanied by several of his colorful parrots, is scheduled to perform at the Lincoln County Library on Friday, July 19, at 11 a.m. as part of the Summer Reading Program.  More...

Opinions

Being Frugal 101

In today’s economy it is not always easy to go shopping and not spend a fortune. The price of food is steadily increasing and our wallets are getting smaller and smaller.  More...

Across The Savannah

The Coming of Dust Small Town America is Dying

The small town is hailed as a place where values and virtues never die. Mayberry comes to mind. It was a sleepy little town where good people and memorable characters lived. More...

Sports

Reserved seat tickets go on sale

Reserved seats for the 2013 Red Devil Football season will be on sale at the high school beginning Tues., Aug. 13 at the ticket window daily from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More...

Carruth selected to participate in the Top 100 Showcase

Holden Carruth was selected by the Top 100 Scout Committee to participate in the Top 100 Showcase Finals which were held at Georgia Gwinnett College on June 27.  Holden attended a showcase camp June 3 at Westside High School where he was evaluat More...

Worship

Gospel Explosion Retreat to be held at SCC July 18

The Living for Life Ministry Gospel Explosion Retreat will be held at Sherman’s Community Center, 4212 Augusta Hwy., Lincolnton, Thursday through Sunday. Intercessory prayer for event will be held Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. More...

County customers will pay more for water due to rate increases

Water rates were under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held Tuesday, July 9.  The first order of business was to adopt the new rate being charged by the City of Lincolnton for water. More...

Ferguson, Lipscomb arrested on drug charges by sheriff’s office

A Lincolnton couple was arrested Friday, July 12, by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office as the result of an on-going drug investigation.  Tracey Lamar Ferguson, 42, and KiKi Ann Lipscomb, 40, were each charged with the sale of methampheta More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Lifes Necessaries

I know that many of you think I’m as crude as Dorothy Parker (I love her, by the way) but I’m not. More...

County must deal with dangerous dogs

TO THE EDITOR

TO THE EDITOR:,  For this past year, I have been struck with tragedy and pain. The most recent was on Wednesday, July 10. My older dog and best friend was maliciously attacked by a neighbor’s female pit bull. More...

People

A trip through the Rainforest

Nancy And David Pund and Ruth and Hank Nelson-Abbott took their Lincoln Journal to Manuel Antonia National Park in Costa Rica. More...

Celebrating 50 years in Paris

Gerald and Cornelia Davis of Lincolnton celebrated 50 years of marriage in Paris. During their stay, they visited Notre Dame, the Louvre, and other points of interest. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited William and Lee Bentley Friday afternoon. l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman and Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey were lunch guests on Saturday with William and Lee Bentley. More...

Obituaries

John Wayne Mansion

Mr. John Wayne Mansion entered into rest July 4, 2013 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington, Ga.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 7 at Faith Tabernacle Church with Dr. Delcinia M. Jamison officiating. More...

Gordon Snellings

Mr. Gordon Snellings of Sunrise Dr., entered into rest on Saturday, July 6, 2013.  Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at American Legion Post #194.  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...