March 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Republican debate set for March 27 at Pope Center

The 10th District Congressional Debate for the eastern portion of the district will be held Thursday, March 27, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Pope Center in Washington.  Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. More...

Candidates have until March 25 to submit bios

Local candidates wishing to have an announcement of their intention to seek office published free of charge in The Lincoln Journal must submit a photograph and a press release to the newspaper prior to noon on Tuesday, March 25.  More...

Eighteen girls to compete for title of Miss LCMS on March 27

Eighteen young ladies in grades six through eight will take part in the annual Miss LCMS Pageant set for Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m. More...

Wengrow signs scholarship contract to play for Berry

Red Devil Andy Ray Wengrow signed a scholarship contract to play football for the Berry Vikings at Berry College.  “I’m excited and ready to play football again,” said Wengrow. More...

News

Project nominations being accepted for River of Life

Project nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 session of “River of Life” Mission Advance, which will be held in Lincoln County June 4-8.  More...

Gay family will receive legacy award from ABAC

The Gay family from Lincolnton will be presented with the 2014 Family Legacy Award on April 4 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the annual ABAC Alumni Association awards ceremony.  More...

Pre-K registration is March 21

Enrollment for Lincoln County Pre-K will be held Friday, March 21, 8 a.m. at the Lincoln County Board of Education, 423 Metasville Road. More...

Opinions

Remembering Two Old Trains

The Nancy Hanks and W&L 203

She Burnt The Wind Some folks say that the Nancy can’t run; But stop, let me tell you what the Nancy done: She left Atlanta at half past one And got to Savannah at the settin’ of the sun. More...

People

Kimber Ashton Kirkland to wed Steven William Hardy June 14

Mr. and Mrs. Perry Thomas Kirkland of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimber Ashton, to Steven William Hardy, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Embry Hardy of Martinez, Georgia.  More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman carried us to Soap Creek Uptown for supper Friday night. We enjoyed our meal and their visit. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick and Cayden Paysinger visited with us Saturday afternoon and were supper guests with us. More...

A visit from The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat paid a visit to Wee Wisdom Little School on March 5. The Cat read stores from Dr. Seuss books and talked about who Dr. Seuss was. More...

County to increase water rates; votes to send out RFP for paving

Water rates will increase for Lincoln County residents, effective May 1.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the board of commissioners held Thursday, March 13.  Richard Brown was not present because he was attending a commissio More...

Sheriff’s office reports on a variety of arrests for month

Several arrests were made recently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here are taken from information provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests were omitted.  An arrest does not More...

Shelter completed

Work on the new 24’ x 24’ picnic shelter near the pool at the Curry Colvin Recreation Department is complete. More...

Flag presentation

Will McWhorter (c) of Woodmen of the World insurance presented LCHS with a new flag to fly in front of the school. Preparing to hoist the flag are (l-r) Carrie Bradley; Presley Partridge; Gloria Richardson; McWhorter; Dr. More...

Editorial Page

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Babies, babies, everywhere

I’m re-running this column at the request of one of my South Carolina readers:  More...

Between the Bookends

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to open a book and read to a child.” Seuss.  We have really enjoyed our new books. We actually have selections from new and different authors. More...

Obituaries

Austin Elijah Clark

Mr. Austin Elijah “Eli” Clark, 26, entered into rest on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the residence of his grandparents, Roy and Beth Stringfield, with his family at his bedside.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Worship

Church donates to wilderness program

The Men in Mission of Lutheran Church by the Lake in McCormick recently presented a $1,500 check to help fund the purchase of materials to be used in ongoing repair work at John de la Howe School’s Wilderness Program performed by volunteers wit 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...