December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

City honors Beggs, Remsen, and Parton at Christmas celebration

Three individuals were honored at the City of Lincolnton’s annual Christmas dinner held at the Lincolnton Clubhouse Thursday, December 5.  Following a meal provided by Deamjakel Caterers, Mayor Henry Brown recognized Kevin Beggs, whose fou More...

LCMS/HS bands to hold Christmas concert tonight

The Lincoln County Middle School Band and the Lincoln County High School Band, under the direction of Jasper Dukes, will present their annual Christmas concert tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. More...

Legislative Fish Fry set for tonight at Elijah Clark

The 2013 Legislative Fish Fry will be held tonight (Thursday) 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...

Early deadlines

Due to the Christmas holidays, the deadline for the December 26 issue of The Lincoln Journal is Thursday, December 19, at 10 a.m.  We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!!!   More...

News

Applications for CRP due Jan. 17

“ The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is opening the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. 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.  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.  UPCOMING EVENTS  More...

Opinions

If Walls Could Speak

Personal hsitory of a home place

Trying to separate fact from fiction is always a challenge when it comes to matters of the past. It’s especially difficult to peer through the haze attending a somewhat undocumented history. Things blur. More...

‘Greatest Generation’ pitcher was a hero himself

Baseballs best

Just before, during, and after World War II many of the finest players ever to play the game participated in major league baseball. More...

Obituaries

Alton H. Danner Sr.

Mr. Alton H. Danner, Sr., of Lincolnton, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, December 4, 2013.  Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 6, at Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery with Revs. More...

Delores Gibbs Jones

Mrs. Delores “Lois” Gibbs Jones, 82, of N. Augusta, S.C., entered into rest on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Marion M. Glover Sr.

Lt. Col. Marion M. Glover, Sr. USA Ret. entered into rest on Monday, December 2, 2013 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Ga.  More...

City nixes cardboard recycling; working to improve efficiency

The Lincolnton City Council voted to discontinue recycling cardboard, effective January 1, 2014.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held Tuesday, December 3.  More...

Secret Santa in dire need of toys or financial aid

Lincoln County’s “Secret Santa” program is in need of a big dose of the Christmas spirit.  The heart of the initiative is a toy drive, held by the employees of the Huddle House, for the needy children of the community, ages 2 t More...

Bufford to make special appearance at Side Door

Carole J. Bufford, a native of Lincolnton and a professional cabaret singer living in New York City, will be making an appearance at Jerry Farber’s Side Door on Piedmont Road in Atlanta.  The show starts at 8:30 p.m. More...

Chief Justice offers holiday safety tips; reports on arrests and incidents in city

With the Christmas holidays knocking on the door, Lincolnton Police Chief Jim Justice urged local residents to take extra precautions to secure their home and property.  He advised citizens to:  (1) Keep an eye out for suspicious individual More...

Station sports new sign

The Lincolnton Volunteer Fire Department recently gave the station house a facelift, with the addition of a new sign. In his comments, Chief Michael Wengrow thanked Dylan Howard and Brandon Howard for volunteering to hang the sign. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

My Grown Up Christmas List

Dear Santa Claus, I am a little boy 4 years old. I want you to bring me a little pistol and hazelnuts.  Your little boy,  Mitchell Flint This letter from my father appeared the November 22, 1920 edition of the Lincoln Journal. More...

Parade was best ever!

TO THE EDITOR:  I have been privileged to watch many Lincolnton-Lincoln County Christmas Parades over the years, and I have enjoyed everyone of them. However, this years Christmas Parade, without a doubt, was the best ever!  More...

People

Fire truck demonstration

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Partridge brought the fire truck to Ms. Barbara’s to show all the children. Mr. Partridge talked with all the children about fire safety. More...

Goldman travels to Haiti

Chandler Goldman, a senior biology major attending Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Ga. recently traveled to Haiti on a humanitarian mission.  Traveling to Haiti is never a boring experience for me. More...

Leathersville News

• Hilda Cliatt visited with William and Lee Bentley Thursday morning.  • Pam Watson visited her parents, Kenneth and Donna Abel on Sunday and Tim Abel of Guyton, spent Friday with his parents.  • Mr. and Mrs. 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...