December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Cast prepares for Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Lincolnton Community Theater actors Gavin Heitmann, Gina Sutton, Aaron Clegg, Cameron Miller, Brett Harbin and Caroline Beggs, portraying the Herdman kids, rehearse for the upcoming production of The More...

Skywatchers prepared for debut of last supermoon of the season

In a galaxy not so far away, the fi­nal installment of the supermoon tril­ogy is set to fill December 14’s night sky with an overpowering glow – a glow so bright that it will outshine even what is usually one stellar meteor shower. More...

Leadership Lincoln application must be turned in by Dec. 9

The final call for membership in the 2017 Leadership Lincoln pro­gram is fast approaching with the deadline set for Friday, December 9. More...

Correction

An error was made in last week’s edi­tion of The Lincoln Journal regarding a house fire on Double Branches Road. The owner of the house was named as Matt Aycock, however he is the simply the tenant. The house is actually owned by Vivian P. More...

News

Loved ones honored with light on the ‘Tree of Remembrance’

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2016. The tree is located at the intersec­tion of Peachtree and Main Streets. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Nobie Dean Hawes visited Saturday morning. Sure is nice to have good neighbors who visit. l Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey vis­ited Saturday afternoon. l Pam Watson and Preston Jewel have been visitors of Kenneth and Donna Abel. More...

Dr. Matthews was guest speaker at Pine Needle Garden Club meeting

The meeting was called to order, the inspiration was read by Norma McKinney and the Pledge to the American Flag was led by Peggy Glover. The secretary's report and the treasurer's report were read.  More...

Macedonia United Methodist Church to present Christmas at Cedar Rock

Everyone is cordially invited to join the members of Macedonia United Methodist Church for its 16th Christmas at Cedar Rock to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 8, 9 and 10, 2016.  More...

Worship

Jones Chapel Church

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The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal king­doms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed everywhere. More...

Worship Directory

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...

Office of Emergency Services moves to facility on Global Dr.

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) has moved from its downtown location, and is now settled into its newly completed facility located at 1056 Global Drive.  More...

Band students to perform in holiday concert Dec. 13

Ushering in this season’s Christ­mas cheer is the Lincoln County Middle and High School Red Pride Band, as it gears up for its annual holiday concert slated for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, in the high school auditorium.  More...

Christmas cantata to be held Sunday at First Assembly

Assembly of God is host­ing its annual holiday cantata, the “Christmas we Remember, Rejoice, Worship,” on Sunday, December 11, and the community is invited to enjoy the celebratory production.  This new cantata was written by Mike Sp More...

Sheriff’s Office issues report of arrests for month of Nov.

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Tammie Gartrell of Lincolnton was charged with deposit account fraud, probation violation, forgery in the fourth degree, and unauthorized use of financial transaction card.  More...

Wengrow discusses volunteerism before retiring as city’s fire chief

While there are many unique and altruistic ways to give back to the community, there is one job that requires a special type of person to fill the position. More...

Residents invited to ECSP for Colonial Christmas fun

Elijah Clark State Park’s annual “Colonial Christmas,” slated for Sat­urday, December 10, from 4-8 p.m, offers something for everyone as the celebration is set to usher in the season’s holiday cheer.  More...

Editorial Page

Five steps to prepare your home for winter weather

(StatePoint) This winter, stay ahead of frost and freezing temper­atures by taking some easy steps to get your home ready for the cold months ahead. More...

Political Cartoon

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Unremembered Beast of Burden

Across The Savannah

That’s right. I chose a five-dollar word for saying what 50-cent “for­gotten” says, for I come to exalt that legendary offspring of a female horse and donkey. More...

Obituaries

Charles L. Estes Jr.

Charles L. Estes, Jr., 93, beloved father and grandfather, passed away in the comfort of home after a short illness, surrounded by fam­ily and friends.  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...