May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Athletic and band award programs set for next week

Lincoln County High School is set to host its annual Band Picnic and Athletic Awards Night as the semester draws to a close.  The Band Picnic will take place on Tuesday, May 17, at 4 p.m. in the LCHS cafeteria. More...

Paper announces early deadlines for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed on Monday, May 30, in honor of Memorial Day. Because of this, the deadline for placing clas­sified and legal adds has been moved to Friday, May 27, at 3 p.m. More...

Over 60 law enforcement officers take part in GOHS training session

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Of­fice hosted a Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) training session, followed by a collabora­tive road check on Friday, April 28. More...

National Day of Prayer observed

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association hosted the prayer ser­vice, “Wake Up America,” in honor of National Day of Prayer held on Thursday, May 5. More...

Lively hits line drive to first base

Dodgers player Lexi Lively smacks the ball down the first baseline at a Lincoln County tee-ball game on Thursday, April 28. More...

News

Prayer Line

Solomon Pool Deliverance Min­istries Church of Intensive Care Prayer Line will be at Solomon Pool Church, 1026 Murray-Jones Circle, Blackjack Community, Lincolnton, Tues., and Fri., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Phone (706) 359-4546, toll free, (877) 579-7407. More...

Reunion meeting

The Blackmon and Wynn families will have a family reunion meeting at 5 p.m. on Thurs., May 12 at the home of Glenda McCord. For more information call 706-836-3590 or 706-990-9632. More...

Golf tournament

The 7th Annual Humane Soci­ety of McCormick County Golf Tournament will be held May 14 at Hickory Knobb State Park with a putting contest at 8:45 a.m. fol­lowed by a shotgun start at 9:30. Cost is $50 per player or $200 per team. More...

People

Rachel Anne Inglett weds Joseph Aver Justice April 9

Miss Rachel Anne Inglett and Mr. Joseph Aver Justice were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at First United Methodist Church in Fulton, Kentucky. Rev. Keith Long officiated the ceremo­ny.  More...

Clubs plant vegetable garden

In a healthy display of community service, the Pine Needle Garden Club and the Wells Creek Garden Club put aside their fierce compe­tition and planted tomatoes, onions, squash and cucumbers for Lin­c More...

Graduates to be honored

All graduates of Newberry Mis­sionary Baptist Church will be honored on Sun., June 5 at 10:15 a.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.   More...

Worship

Hephzibah Baptist Church

The TIE THAT BINDS   Up until relatively recent times, one’s clos­est neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. More...

Come Worship with us

ANTHONY CHAPEL CHURCH: Pas­tor: David Bohling; Metasville Road; 706-869-8106 home, 706-399-2559 cell or 359-4437 church; Services: Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.; Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m.; Fellowship Meal and Bible Study: Wednesday 7:00; Community Fello More...

Church anniversary

New Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate its 130th church an­niversary on Sun., May 15th, at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Coy Henderson and Poplar Springs Baptist Church will be our special guest. The public is invited to attend. Rev. More...

Shrek the Musical opens tonight

Lincoln County High School musical theater students practice for the upcoming production of Shrek the Musical, slated for May 12-14. More...

ACS Relay for Life to be held at multi-purpose field on Sat.

The 15th annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life will take place Sat­urday, May 14, from 6 p.m.-mid­night at the multi-purpose field at the Curry Colvin Recreation Com­plex on Rowland-York Road.   More...

City to sell surplus trucks, seeks to fill officer vacancy

Lincolnton’s City Council met to discuss the potential sales of a firetruck, flat bed truck, and garbage truck on Tuesday, May 3.  More...

North Carolina man makes sixth arrest by task force

Jeffery Lynn Haithrox, 45, of Graham, N.C. was arrested by dep­uties of the Lincoln County Sher­iff’s Office on Friday, April 29, after allegedly driving to Lincoln County to meet with an assumed teenager for sexual purposes.  More...

Journal looking for a few good memorial photos

We want YOU to send us your selfies. Make Uncle Sam proud this year by sharing your Memorial Day patriotism with The Lincoln Jour­nal. We are accepting selfies and photographs that support our land of the free and home of the brave.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Summertime in Lincolnton

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran June 28, 2007. More...

Across The Savannah

Not Your Ordinary Homes, Part 2 Historic and Mobile (But Not Like You Think)

Author’s Note: Writing this col­umn would be impossible were it not for the good work done by Jane R. Newsome. At Home in Wash­ington Wilkes, copyright 1986 by Jane R. Newsome, is an invaluable source of information.   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. Q: My picnic cooler was used to transport raw hamburger meat. More...

Sports

Baseball’s best

Have you ever heard of Bill Bergen?

“I don’t want to play golf. More...

Obituaries

Annie Smith Hogan

Mrs. More...

Frances Charlotte May

Frances Charlotte May, age 90, entered into rest April 30, 2016 at Brandon Wilde Retirement Com­munity in Evans, Georgia.  Interment was in the family sec­tion of the Lincolnton City Cem­etery. A memorial service was held at 1:30 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet   The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.  AA meeting   More...