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Large crowds are expected for Pioneer Day festivities

The Lincoln County Historical Society will hold its 21st annual Pioneer Day on Saturday, November 18, at the Lincoln County Historical Park, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and ad­mission is free to the public.  More...

Community invited to annual service for food, fellowship

The Lincoln County Ministe­rial Association will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 19, at 7 p.m. More...

News

DNR releases its summer boating recap fatalities down but safety efforts continue

Cool weather has arrived and boating season, which unofficially runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, has ended for 2017. More...

Rare woodpeckers reintroduced to South Georgia WMA

Red-cockaded woodpeckers have returned to River Creek.  Georgia Department of Natural Resources biologists teamed with partner organizations October 19-20 to capture and move eight of these small, endangered woodpeckers from Apalachicola Nationa More...

People

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Saturday and brought us a casserole and pumpkin rolls. I know we will enjoy them. More...

Alberta Harris Elam receives caregiver of the year award

Alberta Harris Elam received the Volunteer Family Caregiver of the Year award from the CSRA Area Agency on Aging and CSRA Carenet on Tuesday, November 7th. The luncheon was held at Warren Baptist Church, Simmons Hall.  More...

Step-by-step game plan to save the most on Black Friday

Pretty much every American knows that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big days for sales. More...

Obituaries

Marvin R. McAvoy

Mr. Marvin R. McAvoy, 84, of Washington, Georgia, entered into rest Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, at Clark’s Station Baptist Church with Rev. More...

William Marcus Staples Jr.

William Marcus Staples Jr., 84, formerly of Savannah Lakes Vil­lage, McCormick, entered into rest Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont, Greenwood, S.C.  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 votes for reinstatement of GIS parcel mapping system

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to reinstate its Geographical Infrastructure Systems (GIS) after going years without the software. More...

Council considers DCS proposal to use community service laborers

Having recently been approached by officials with the Georgia Depart­ment of Community Supervision (DCS), Lincolnton’s councilmen will now consider using community service labor to complete certain tasks and functions within the city’s re More...

Little Roy and friends gear up for Thanksgiving Pickin’ Party

Along with turkey and dressing, there will be plenty of bluegrass mu­sic for the holiday as the “Thanks­giving Eve Bluegrass Pickin’ Party” is scheduled to take place in the old high school auditorium on Ward Avenue.  The music More...

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, in light of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Therefore, the deadline for all classifieds, retail advertising, and legal notices to be run in the Novem­ber 24th edition of the More...

Editorial Page

Man drives to 2 a.m. lecture on evils of drinking

Words of Encouragement

A policeman pulled over a fellow at 2 a.m. and asked where he was heading.  “I’m on my way to a lecture on the evils of alcohol,” he said. More...

Saving Trinity, Part II The Decades Astonish & Steal

Across The Savannah

Author’s Note: This three-part story portrays a church in danger of collapsing and the people who love it. France’s Gothic cathedrals inspired architect George Walker’s design for Abbeville’s Trinity Epis­copal Church.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Devils beat Taylor, travel to play No. 2 Irwin Co.

The Red Devils whipped Taylor County 28-12 here last Friday in the first round of the Class A Public playoffs. Lincoln County will travel to Ocilla to play No. 2-rated Irwin County this Friday.  More...

Worship

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s closest neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. More...

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...