August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Corps seeks volunteers for the Clark’s Hill cleanup campaign

The United States Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to volunteer for the annual Clark’s Hill Lake Cleanup Campaign, beginning today (Thursday) and concluding on National Public Lands Day Satur­day, September 26. More...

Dr. Light sworn in

Dr. Samuel Light (l) was sworn in as the new superintendent of Lincoln County Schools by Probate Judge Lee Moss during a ceremony held Wednesday, August 19, in front of the courthouse. More...

Dr. Rawlings will be guest speaker at History in the Park on Sept. 3

William Rawlings, a physician and author from Sandersville, will be the guest speaker for the sixth installment in the 2015 “History in the Park” lecture series, sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society. More...

New patrol car

The City of Lincolnton recently took delivery of a 2014 Dodge Charger patrol car to replace the vehicle that was totaled in a traffic accident. More...

News

Dove season opens Sept. 5

What field will you be at on the opening day of dove season? Who will be with you? The Georgia dove season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man carried us for our doctor’s appointments on Monday. They carried us out for lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and our visit with them. l Hilda Cliatt visited with us Tuesday morning. More...

Trip of a lifetime

Ty and Gerald Davis took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal with them on a hunting trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina. They traveled over 10,000 miles and returned home safely. More...

People

Activities planned at the MACK

“Our weekly column to encourage your interest, participation and sup­port of your local arts and culture.” ~The McCormick Arts Council (MACK) www.mccormickarts.org / 864-852-3216 / mccormickarts@gmail.com. More...

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Gena 40 is looking good on you! More...

Obituaries

Inman Curry Hogan Jr.

Mr. Inman Curry Hogan Jr., 65, entered into rest on Wednesday, Au­gust 19, 2015 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Carl Holden Hunnicutt

Mr. Carl Holden Hunnicutt, age 77, of North Wilkesboro, N.C., for­mally of Lincolnton, passed away August 17, 2015 at Wilkes Senior Village in North Wilkesboro, N.C. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. More...

James Robert Joyce

James Robert “Bobby” Joyce went to be with the Lord on August 19, 2015. Memorial services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 22, at First Assembly with Reverends Lanis Lewis and Terry Bonds of­ficiating. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information. AA meeting More...

Jones indicted on charges of arson and animal cruelty

Franklin Jones, 35, was indicted by the Lincoln County Grand Jury on two counts of arson in the first degree, two counts of criminal dam­age to property in the first degree, one count of criminal damage to property in the second degree, and one count More...

Deputy Comtois recognized after saving life of man in a house fire

“I don’t feel like I did anything special,” said Travis Comtois. “I did what anyone else would do in that situation. It was almost second nature – I just did it.” More...

Sheriff reports drug activity and increase in DUIs, BUIs

Several arrests were made re­cently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. The arrests listed here are taken from information provided by local law enforcement officials. No arrests were omitted. More...

LeRoy recognized

Lincoln LeRoy and Abygail Davis (not pictured) were recognized by the Lincoln County Board of Education as the grade-level winners for the CSRA RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) in the Geor­ More...

Corps close to Drought Level 1; predicts ‘high water’ for winter

“If we were to use the current conditions at the Savannah River Basin as indicators, it would seem reasonable to conclude we are facing imminent drought,” stated Russell Wicke, chief of corporate commu­nications for the United States Army More...

Editorial Page

Across The Savannah

The sport of kings

Hansel Hart, Rocky, and beagles. The setting for the sport of kings seemed promising, a meadow edged by woods. Three men, three beagles, and a Harris’s Hawk were afield. We were out to pursue the art of falconry. More...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Miss Manners and football

Yes, it’s that time again when you gather up your wool blankets, hot cocoa thermoses, neck scarves, and gloves only when you get to field to find out it’s 92 degrees at the sta­dium! More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agricul­ture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr.geor­gia. gov. Find us on Facebook, fol­low us on Twitter. More...

Sports

Region Schedule

Region Schedule More...

Devils dominate Chiefs in opener. Watch out W-W!

Lincoln County’s 2015 Red Devils jumped off to a strong start as they pounded McCormick 41-6 in the season opener for both teams. More...

In the right place at the right time

BASEBALL’S BEST

The New York Yankees are coming to Atlanta to pay the Braves a visit at the end of this month and I am hoping to go see a game. More...

Worship

Tabernacle Baptist Church

Full Story

A Different Perspective

We are all familiar with the old saying, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” It is quite true that we often become so concerned with the details and daily functions of living that we may lose our perspective. 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...