September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Reviere takes win in sheriff’s race with majority vote

The results are in and Lincoln County’s new sheriff has been decided as voters have flooded polling stations over the past few weeks – Paul Reviere won with 66.05 percent of the votes, edging out opponents Gerald Lawson, who garnered 28.7 More...

Christmas kids photo shoot Oct. 3-5

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...

Get crafty at Elijah Clark Sat.

Even as summer comes to a close, Elijah Clark State Park will continue to host outdoor, family- friendly activities throughout the fall months. More...

Four local authors will be featured at signing Sept. 23

For the first time four local au­thors will be present for a book sign­ing at the Lincoln County Library on Saturday, September 23, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Those present will be Tom Poland, Gail Reed, Pat “Nolia” Biggerstaff, and Nancy More...

News

Georgians with flooded wells should have them flushed, tested

By Merritt Melancon, Gary L. Hawkins More...

Recent heavy rains can produce an explosion of mold in homes

Hurricane Irma had slowed down to a tropical storm by the time she reached Georgia, reducing the amount of expected structural dam­age to homes. Flood waters still may have left behind a sneaky and dangerous after-effect: mold.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Marion Cliatt visited David Dukes Tuesday. l Anne Wright came Wednesday and carried me for an appointment, also brought lunch. We enjoyed her visit and our lunch. l Nobie Dean Hawes came Tues­day and Wednesday. We enjoyed her visit. More...

Needle Garden Club members hold first meeting

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton held its first meet­ing for the year on September 18. The members were given a bribe of daffodil bulbs each in exchange for volunteering for committee work! What a deal! More...

How to reinforce learning at home

(StatePoint) Kindergarten is an exciting time for children, but it can also be stressful -- not just for little ones, but for parents, too. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

IN THE PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF LINCOLN STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM THOMAS WILKES DECEASED ESTATE NO. 2017-071 NOTICE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:  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...

County sets millage rate, approves general budget

This fiscal year’s tax levy was met with approval by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, which includes a set millage rate of 10.188, mirroring that of last year’s rollback.  More...

BOE votes to reduce mills to 17, announces ‘Teachers of the Year’

This year’s Maintenance and Op­erations (M and O) tax millage rate was set at 17 mills by the Lincoln County Board of Education last week, marking a slight decrease from last year’s 17.006.  More...

Bookworms enjoy library time

First-grader Brantley Ruehley tucks away in the elementary school library with a good book, while his classmates Kaitlyn Starbuck and Jordan Morehead peruse the shelves for something to read. More...

Bill Leopard honored with vacation trip to Fripp Island by Dreams for Veterans

Army Veteran Bill Leopard had the surprise of his life as he was the recipient of a trip to Fripp Island, S.C., when he was selected for the Dreams for Veterans program – an organization that sets to honor the last wishes of United States Veter More...

Park officials offer merchants free advertising space for fall

Local businesses are invited to participate in decorating Elijah Clark State Park for the fall season.  According to officials, this is an opportunity for businesses to ad­vertise for free at the park, which will also be featured during the anti More...

Elder rushes through Tiger defense

Running back Darrian Elder carries the ball down field in a Junior Varsity Football game against the Washington-Wilkes Tigers. More...

Editorial Page

‘Maybe you saw me see it, but you won’t see me saw it’

Words of Encouragement

One of my favorite stories is about the fellow who, tired of hav­ing to get up and go to work every day, decided he’d try life as a bum. More...

Catching Gators, That Ancient Reptire If your’re going to get ‘et,’ be brave and get ‘et.’

Across The Savannah

Like a lot of eastern Georgians grew up with no contact with ga­tors. I heard a rumor that someone had seen one crossing Poland Road from my granddad’s pond. Never verified that. Never saw a gator growing up. More...

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Worship

New Tabernacle Baptist Church

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MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. 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...