November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

A lesson in linguistics

Carrie Bradley’s Spanish 3 class at LCHS participated in an exercise where the students had to give directions in Spanish to their blindfolded classmates. More...

Elementary school students offer tips on preparing turkey

In an effort to determine whether we have any Bobby Flays or Rachel Rays among us, we, at The Lincoln Journal, decided to ask the students at LCES how to prepare a turkey for Thanksgiving.  There is no doubt we have some budding young chefs amon More...

Crowd flocks to park

In spite of an overcast start, approximately 3,000 visitors attended “Pioneer Day,” held Saturday, November 23, in the Lincoln County Historical Park. More...

News

ACEP warns safety first when turning up the heat

As temperatures drop, more people will turn on heaters to stay warm. The nation's emergency physicians warn about the potential risks involved with heating your homes and bodies.  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. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  Q: Why is my Thanksgiving turkey always dry?  More...

Chamber increases prize winnings for parade judged entries

Since last week’s announcement for the 16th Annual Holidays In Olde Lincoln Town Parade entries, the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce has increased its prizing winnings for the judged entries. More...

People

College applicants

Twenty-seven seniors submitted 44 applications, when the “Georgia Apply to College (GAC) program was held Tuesday, November 12, at LCHS. More...

Members honored

Homer Legg Chapter #535 Order of the Eastern Star of Lincolnton, honored their 50- and 25-year members by presenting them with pins and certificates from Grand Chapter of Georgia.  More...

First buck

Gavin Heitmann, 10 years old, took his first deer with his first shot of 175 yards with his 243 on Saturday, November 9, 2013.   More...

Worship

Christmas at Cedar Rock to be held at Macedonia UMC

Macedonia United Methodist Church presents the 13th Annual “Christmas at Cedar Rock” from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. 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 Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...

Secret Santa program expects to serve 200 children in 2013

The news is not good right now for the “Secret Santa” program in Lincoln County.  The heart of the initiative is a toy drive, held by the employees at the Huddle House, for the needy children of the community, ages 2 through 14.  More...

Chamber to host Legislative Fish Fry at ECSP Dec. 12

The 2013 Legislative Fish Fry will be held on Thursday, December 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Elijah Clark State Park.  The event, which is open to the public, is being sponsored by the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Band makes good showing at festivals; two students will audition for GHP

As in the past, this has been another banner year for the Lincoln County Red Devil Pride Marching Band.  “With our marching season coming to an end, we would like to recap our achievements for the fall of 2013,” said Director Jasper More...

Holiday closing

In observance of the Thanksgiving holidays, The Lincoln Journal will be closed on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29.  The deadline for the November 28 issue of the newspaper is Friday, November 22, at 3 p.m.  Deadlines for the More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Way to hearts through stomach

We can talk all day long about how we are much too consumed with the importance of food at Thanksgiving and Christmas but the fact remains food brings people together, blends families just a few times a year, and to top it all, it just tastes good!&n More...

Thanks for contribution

TO THE EDITOR:  The citizens of Lincoln County want to thank the couple who gave the generous donation for the eternal flame to keep it burning for another year.  The flame was built as a memorial to our service men and women who have or ar More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

Follow-up How a Mule Kick Killed Eight People

If you didn’t read my column about how a mule’s kick ended up killing eight people, you are in the minority. Of all the columns I’ve written over the last four years none have generated quit a stir like this one. More...

Sports

Devils fall to Dooly Co. in first round of playoffs

Lincoln County’s 2013 season ended last Friday night at Buddy Bufford Field in a 37-13 loss to a strong Dooly County team. with a 7-4 record and were runner-up in Region 7-A. More...

Obituaries

Betty Martin Cloud

Mrs. Betty Martin Cloud, 79, of Long Needle Circle entered into rest on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. More...

Glennie Maude McCurry Norman

Mrs. Glennie Maude McCurry Norman, 89, of 5635 Twelve Oaks Dr. entered into rest on Friday, November 22, 2013 at Embracing Hospice Home in Cumming, Ga.  The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. More...

Lucille Ann Oldmixon

Mrs. Lucille Ann Oldmixon, 85, of Montego Point, entered into rest on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at her sons residence.  A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 10 at the Joiner Anderson Chapel in Statesboro.  More...