September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Donations, helpers needed to assist Secret Santa Program

The annual Secret Santa toy drive will begin soon in Lincoln County, however donations are now being accepted. More...

Journal accepting appointments for Christmas Kids photo shoot

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Jour­nal.  More...

Friends of Elijah host First Responders Dinner at park

Friends of Elijah Clark State Park members shown above, front row (l-r), Nolia Biggerstaff, Brenda Leopard, Pat Thomas, Vicki Holloway; back row, Dwaine Biggerstaff, Jim Butler, Don Thomas, Aar­on Parton, and Scott Dekreon held its annual First Repon More...

These girls have got plenty of S-P-I-R-I-T

The Pop Warner Mitey Mite Cheerleaders put on a great half-time show during last week’s home game. Cheering their hearts out are (l-r), Lexi Lively, McKenna Logan, Kenzie Layton, Mattie Roberson, Abigail Harris, and Addie Calloway. More...

News

Gravitt will speak on victims of trafficking at First Assembly

Kevin Gravitt, a representative from the Atlanta Dream Center's Out of Darkness Mission, will be at First Assembly of God on Wednes­day night, September 26th at 7:00 pm to speak about victims of sex trafficking.  Out of Darkness staff and volun­ More...

Burtons will deliver Message of Hope Sun. to Martin’s Crossroads

If you haven’t heard the testimo­ny of Tee (Thomas) and Erin Bur­ton, come be with us at Martin’s Crossroads C. H. More...

Republican party to sponsor meet the candidates rally

The Republican Party is spon­soring a Voter Appreciation/ Meet the Candidates Rally on Saturday, September 22nd, from 10:00am- 2:00 pm. More...

People

Spratlin home chosen as Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Spratlin of Elberton Highway, as our Yard of the Month for September. Mr. and Mrs. More...

Walker family descendants gather for 98th continuous reunion Aug. 19

The descendants of Daniel Lumpkin and Margaret Stephen­son Walker met at Fishing Creek Baptist Church on August 19, 2018 for their 98th continuous annual reunion.  The group gathered shortly after morning service and enjoyed visit­ing and remini More...

Free outdoor fun will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

Each year, we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on the fourth Saturday of September. This year, on Sept. More...

Obituaries

Waymon Ray Hall

Mr. Waymon Ray Hall, 72 of Steed Rd., Washington entered into rest on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Wills Memorial Hos­pital, Washington.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Hephzibah Baptist Church. More...

Elizabeth Brooke Bentley Pearson

Mrs. Elizabeth “Brooke” Bent­ley Pearson, 40, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home with Rev. Adam Scott officiating. More...

Mark Jonathan Romines

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Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER LINCOLN COUNTY  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...

City will discontinue the service fee on citizens’ dormant water meters

There have been complaints over the recent dormant water meter fee levied by the city. More...

BOE sets M&O millage rate at 17, approves the sale of surplus buses

The Lincoln County Board of Education approved the Mainte­nance and Operation millage rate at a flat 17 mills on the recommen­dation of Dr. Samuel Light. More...

Lady Devils continue their winning season

The LCHS Lady Devils took the win 3-0 over Jeffrson County on Monday, September 10. Braelin Smallwood #22 gets the hit and heads to first base. In the next play she scambles back to first after trying to steal second. She was safe! More...

Chamber seeks grand marshal for Lincolnton Christmas parade

With plans for the annual Holi­days in Olde Lincoln Towne fes­tival and Christmas parade in the works with the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, members of the board of directors have issued a special call to action from the general publ More...

Kids Fish Fest at park this Saturday

Elijah Clark State Park is bring­ing back its Kids Fish Fest event on Saturday, September 22, from 8-11:30 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

Even well-armed country boys need the Lord’s protection

Words of Encouragement

I heard the tale the other day about the patrolman who pulled over the country boy as he travelled through the big city.  As the county boy got his driver’s license from his wallet, the patrolman noticed his concealed carry permit.  & More...

Political Cartoon

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Consumer Q’s is a weekly ques­tion and-answer column by Arty Schronce at the Georgia Department of Agriculture. More...

Sports

fall in first region game; to host Warren for homecomingBy

AUGUSTA – Lincoln County lost a close region game to Aquinas 14-7 here last Friday night.  The Irish took the opening kickoff and drove 75 yards on 11 plays to paydirt. The big play was a 29-yard pass to the LC 15. More...

O'Dell Was Clemson's Greatest

BASEBALL’S BEST

All pitchers are born pitchers.” – Joe DiMaggioThis past week the baseball world DiMaggio’s description of some- one born to pitch baseball. More...

7-BSCHEDULES

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Worship

Spring Season

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...

Goshen Baptist Church

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Worship Schedule

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...