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Red Pride Band to perform Christmas concert tonight

The Lincoln County Middle and High School .Red. .Pride.. Band.. stu­dents .. have been working hard in preparation for their annual Christ­mas concert, which has been set for Thursday (tonight), December 7, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday-Friday, December 25-29, in light of the Christmas holiday.  Therefore, the deadline for all clas­sifieds, retail advertising, news items, and legal notices to be run in the De­cember 28th edition of the More...

Child Advocacy Center opens, serves Toombs Judicial Circuit

A decade of laying groundwork and championing for a Child Advocacy Center (CAC) has fi­nally come to fruition as the grand opening of the Toombs Judicial Circuit CAC was held last Friday in Thomson. More...

FOL book sale begins Dec. 16

The Lincoln County Friends of the Library (FOL) will host a special winter book sale fundraiser beginning Saturday, December 16, at noon dur­ing the Holidays in Olde Lincolntown festival, and is set to continue through following week.  The sale More...

Community invited to meet with staff of Hice and Perdue

Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) will host “Mobile Office Hours” in Lincolnton, giving 10th District residents the opportunity to meet with his staff on Monday, Decem­ber 11, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Lincoln County courthouse.  More...

News

Pine Needle Garden Club paints Elijah Park yellow

Pine Needle Garden Club with the Azalea District of Garden Clubs was assigned to ‘Plant Georgia State Parks Yellow.’ The Garden Club of Georgia decided this anniversary year to plant our state parks yellow.  More...

Georgia’s peach farmers hoping for much colder winter this year

Cooler temperatures are needed this winter to avoid another disas­trous peach season, according to Jeff Cook, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension County coordinator in Taylor and Peach counties.  More...

Assessors meetings

The following dates are the 2017 reg­ular scheduled meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors. All meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the conference of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors office.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Nancy Bailey attended her great-grandson Cannon’s first birth­day party in Suwanee last weekend. She then spent a few days with her sister in Duluth following back sur­gery. l David Dukes visited Marion Cliatt on Tuesday. More...

Harris celebrates second birthday with party Nov. 30

Rosannah “Rosie” Hope Harris celebrated her second birthday with a party at her grandparents home on November 30.  She and her guests enjoyed one of her favorite meals of spaghetti and meatballs and for dessert a chocolate chip cooki More...

4-H’ers hold Volunteer Day

Lincoln County 4- H held a Volunteer Day over Thanksgiving break. This was a great way to start our Thanksgiving week!  More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Rocky BranchGolf Course located at 4711 Double BranchesRoad, Lincolnton, Georgia has made applica­tion to the Lincoln County Board of Com­missioners for the renewal of a malt beverageand/or wine license. 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...

Jimtex Yarns slated for closing?

Word has circulated throughout Lincoln County that Jimtex Yarns will close its operations within the next month or so, leaving a stout hole within the community. More...

Chief Lively issues arrest report, disorderly conduct tops the list

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Mat­thew Parton Belangia, 38, of Lin­colnton, was charged with driving while license suspended, possession of methamphetamine, and bring­ing contraband behind a guard line without consent More...

Campbell, Edmunds will receive award on behalf of Devils

In conjunction with the in­augural hosting of the GHSA State Championship games in the new Mercedes -Benz Stadium this weekend, Score Atlanta and Georgia High School Association will both recognize and present a plaque to 27 high school teams from th More...

Winter piano recital set for Dec. 12

Lincoln County Middle School’s eighth-grade piano class has extended an invitation to the community to attend their winter recital on Tuesday, December 12, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

State park passes, backpack kit available for check out at library

While most people recognize the Lincoln County Library as a quiet haven where they can peruse books and magazines, there’s something else buried within the library’.s .re­sources that could make even the most avid of readers put down thei More...

Editorial Page

Mule kick a very uncomfortable mode of transportation

Words of Encouragement

A woman watched as her husband put new horseshoes on a rather ill- tempered mule.  That mule hauled off and kicked the man, sending him rolling across the barnyard.  The frightened wife quickly grabbed the phone and called the doctor.  More...

Memories of a Pond

Across The Savannah

All these many years later what surprises me is how little the pond has changed. I’ve changed might­ily but the old mine hole as we call it keeps on keeping on. Nature’s a lot more resilient than we give it credit for.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Lyle Kelly

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Ret. Corporal Franklin D. Payne

Rayle: Retired Corporal Frank­lin DeLeon Payne, 80, of Martin Echols Rd., died Saturday evening at his home surrounded by family.  More...

Worship

True Fellowship Pentecostal Church

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JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extremely curious about their surroundings. 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...