December 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday-Friday, December 24-28, 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 27th edition of the ne More...

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. Please share your thoughts, questions and suggestions with him by phone, mail or email.  Q: Are poinsettias poisonous?  More...

This weeks tips from the BBB

Gift cards are a popular and con­venient way to give gifts. Unfortu­nately, they are also scammers’ new favorite way to steal money. But knowing how these scams work can help you avoid them.  More...

LCMS basketball team makes play off game The Lincoln County Middle School boys basketball team headed to Milledgeville on Monday, December 10, to compete against Oak Hill Middle School. More...

OES will conduct a training course for first responders

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) will con­duct a First Responder course begin­ning Monday, January 21, at the OES building on Global Drive from 6-10 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays through March 4.  More...

News

turkey can be tasty, but safety rules must be followedheit.

By Sharon Dowdy for CAES News  Fried turkeys continue to be a popular holiday option in the South, but if they’re cooked wrong, they can result in a burnt bird or an unexpected trip to the emergency room.  More...

Hamilton girls entertain at Pancakes with Santa

Addi and Callie Hamilton, daughters of Justin and Jill Hamilton; grand­daughters of Randall and Trudy Edmunds, of Lincolnton enjoyed taking their turn at the karaokee machine singing Christmas carols to everyone.   More...

Parents: store medicine properly to avoid potential candy confuson

The Up and Away campaign, in partnership with the U.S. More...

People

Lincoln County 4-H’ers excel at Rock Eagle

Lincoln County Cloverleaf (fifth and sixth grade) 4-H competed at the Northeast District 4-H Project Achievement (DPA) Competition on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Ga.  More...

Legacy of elves, the next generation

Nolia’s NotesWE

One vivid memory of my child­hood is my mama drawing elves on thin plywood. My dad would cut them out and then she would paint them for our front yard Christmas display. More...

From chores to student loans: teaching kids money basics

Amazingly, many teenagers will graduate high school this year with little knowledge about how finances work, flying blind into a hurricane- sized storm of potential debt, bad loans, bankruptcy, and no savings or retirement.  More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY PROBATECOURT  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...

Council clarifies city vehicle use policy; looks to ban sale of drug paraphernalia

The main issues of the Decem­ber meeting of the Lincolnton City Council tended to revolve around the Lincolnton Police Department.  More...

Poland, Burgess will deliver holiday cheer with ‘Night of Lights’ drive-through display

The fifth annual “Night of Lights” display, hosted by Debra Poland and Teresa Burgess, has been set for 6-10 p.m., Saturday, December 15.  More...

Elijah Clark Park reschedules its Colonial Christmas to Sat.

The park’s Colonial Christmas was cancelled last weekend due to the inclement weather, but resched­uled it to be held from 5-8 p.m., on Saturday, December 15. Enjoy a “Clark Family Colonial Christ­mas” at the homestead. More...

Forage for horses

By: Brian Tankersley, Lincoln County Extension Service More...

Red Pride Band Christmas concert is 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 December 13, begin­ning at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  More...

Broom briefs commissioners on IPAWS; Moss discusses need for office relocation

A variety of subjects was dis­cussed at the recent workshop of the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners, where no vote was taken, some of which will be taken to a vote at the next regular meeting, scheduled for Thursday (tonight) December 13.  More...

Clauses make special appearance Friday

The LeClerc children (l-r) Ethan, Annalise, Evan, and Avalynn got some one-on-one time with Santa and Mrs. Clause during the Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Nights and Candle Lights event on Friday night. More...

Editorial Page

True grit: David King climbed every mountain, no matter how steep

Words of Encouragement

My longtime friend David King called the other day and told me an old joke about a proud Texan who was touring the Deep South with an equally proud Mississippi man.  More...

Ice cream fell from the sky

Across The Savannah

Growing up before weather satellites was great when I was a kid. Come winter, I’d go to bed unaware that rain was wash­ing in from the west and cold air descending from the north. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Lila Colvin Beazley

Lila Colvin Beazley, 97, of Au­gusta, Georgia, passed from this life December 9, 2018 at University Hospital.  Visitation will be held Saturday, December 15, from 12-2:00, at Platt’s Funeral Home, Augusta, with the service to follow. More...

Catherine J. Gilbert

Mrs. Catherine J. Gilbert, 88, of McCormick, S.C., wife of the late James W. Gilbert M.D., entered into rest on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Southern Manor, Washington, Georgia.  A memorial service was held at 12:30 p.m. More...

Worship

Newberry Missionary Baptist Church

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A HERITAGE

Children begin at an early age to acquire a knowledge and an appreciation of their heri­tage and the traditions of their society. More...

Worship

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...