November 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents urged to plan now for Christmas parade

With leaves falling and temperatures dropping, it’s time to break out the garlands, twinkly lights, hammers, and glue guns in preparation for the 2014 Lincolnton Christmas Parade, set for Saturday, December 6.  The event is sponsored annua More...

Submit Halloween photos today for newspaper contest

Today (Thursday) is the last day The Lincoln Journal will be accepting photographs of infants, children, and pets in all of their Halloween finery.  More...

Election results

Due to press constraints, results from the General Election will appear in next weeks issue of The Lincoln Jouranl   More...

Woodard recognized

Miles Woodard, a senior at LCHS, receives a certificate from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation designating him as one of the 3,100 “Outstanding Participants” in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program (NASP). More...

News

UGA specialists optimistic about Georgia’s pecan crop

Georgia’s dry summer helped save its pecan crop, according to University of Georgia Extension horticulture specialist Lenny Wells.  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: Feral hogs destroyed some of my crops this year. More...

The Ed Krummel Homeless Veteran Coat Drive now accepting donations

It is time again for the Ed Krummel Homeless Veteran Coat Drive. Ed Krummel was a tireless one on one advocate for veterans who were having trouble with the VA. More...

People

A trip to the mountains

Mr. and Mrs. William P. Bentley and Mrs. Leila Kelly brought their copy of the Lincoln Journal along during their recent visit to the mountains to enjoy the fall foliage. The picture was taken at the Dillard House, Dillard, Ga.   More...

Wings of Heaven, Mack Attack crowned winners of cook-off

The air was flowing with scents of chicken grilling and chili cooking and a lot of fun was had by all in Lincoln County October 25, 2014. The T. J. More...

Parent-teacher conferences

Parent-teacher conferences were held at all three schools recently. According to Dr.  More...

Worship

Women’s conference to be held Nov. 8 at Good Shepherd CC

The women of McCormick, Lincoln, and Greenwood counties are cordially invited to view a powerful, nation-wide simulcast entitled, “Dare to Be.”  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...

System seeks public input on three-year strategic plan

The Lincoln County School System is seeking input from the public in the development of a strategic plan, which will serve as a guide for the district and its three schools over the next three years.  More...

Brown and friends seek toys and money for Secret Santa program

Richard Brown and friends are holding a toy drive for the needy children of the community, ages 2-14.  For seven years, the employees of the Huddle House, which was owned by Brown, sponsored the “Secret Santa” program, but due to unf More...

Veterans Day to be observed at American Legion Post 194

American Legion Post 194 will host Veterans Day activities to pay tribute to all United States servicemen, past and present.  A special ceremony is set to begin at 11 a.m. More...

Family Care to sponsor health fair, fall festival

A health fair and fall festival are being sponsored by the Family Care Group of Lincolnton on Saturday, November 15.  The event is set to take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the group’s offices located at 123 N. More...

Donehoo and friends will perform at pavilion tonight

Musician David Donehoo and the HIT (Hillbillies in Training) String Band will be the special guests at the eighth installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  More...

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Commander addresses concerns

TO THE EDITOR

Editor’s Note: Since entering drought level 1 some stakeholders in the upper basin have written urging Savannah District leaders should take immediate and dramatic actions to preserve reservoir levels. Col. More...

Opinions

Surprising White Lake, NC

A miniature Myrtle Beach

Drive east about 270 miles to White Lake, North Carolina, and you’ll get a few surprises. More...

Sports

Red Devils almost pull major upset of Irish

On a blustery, chilly Halloween night on Buddy Bufford Field, Lincoln County’s Red Devils almost pulled the biggest upset of the year Irish 13-15 in the battle for the Re-   More...

Bumgarner is World Series hero and MVP

BASEBALL’S BEST

edge of their seats as the series went the full seven games and the last Kansas City Royals to capture their - history by winning three games in the series and having the ridiculous- friends, was especially dominant and alm More...

Cross country team advances to state race

Lincoln County High School Boys Cross Country team placed second in the Area Cross Country Race held Thursday, October 30, at Athens Academy. The team beat GMC and Commerce, coming in second to Towns County. More...