September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lincolnton UMC will host its first Blessing of the Bikes and Bikers

Senior pastor, Randy Kanipe and the congregation of Lincolnton United Methodist Church will be hosting their first "Blessing of the Bikes and Bikers" service at 10:45 a.m., on Sunday, September 23.  More...

Public hearings set for proposed tax increase

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has announced its intention to increase the prop­erty taxes it will levy this year by 11.78 per cent unincorporated over the rollback millage rate.  More...

Interpress Studios will set up Oct. 2-4 for Christmas Kids

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...

Mighty Mites defeat Harlem 40-18

The Lincoln County Pop Warner Mighty Mites hit the gridiron on Saturday, September 8 for their first home game against Harlem. Jonathan Norman, #6 of the Mighty Mites carries the ball towards the goal line with an assist by #10 Sims Antonokas.   More...

News

gives presentation at Ga. State Parks convention

Dwaine Biggerstaff, president of Friends of Elijah Clark State Park, and his wife Nolia, along with Pat and Don Thomas, attended the an­nual Friends of Georgia State Parks Convention at Lake Lanier on Au­gust 16, 17, and 18. More...

Georgia’s archers take advantage of first opportunity to hunt Sept. 8

Archery hunters got the first op­portunity at bringing home a deer beginning om Saturday, Sept. More...

People

LWREA members attend GREA meeting in Evans

Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) members attended the Areas 11 and 12 meet­ing of the Georgia Retired Educa­tors Association (GREA) August 15 hosted by the Columbia County REA in Evans.  More...

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Wright was guest speaker for youth service at WRBC

Debriana Wright, a 2015 gradu­ate of Lincoln County High School, was the guest speaker for the fourth Sunday youth service at White Rock Baptist Church on August 26.  Wright’s topic was, ‘You’re Bigger Than Your Goliath’ More...

Worship

First Baptist 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. No doubt both would perish if they did not have the example of their elders to guide them.  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...

L.C. Paws reaches out to county for help with stray animal issues

Lincoln County Commission Chairman Walker Norman touched on a variety of subjects at the re­cent workshop of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, when no vote was taken. More...

Visit from Morgan Owners Group South will launch chamber’s new fall campaign

Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce programs for the new fiscal year are launch­ing this fall with opportunities for members to network with legisla­tors, business experts, and Georgia tourism directors. More...

Park to bring back Kids Fish Fest; volunteers needed for trail clean up

Elijah Clark State Park is bring­ing back its Kids Fish Fest event on Saturday, September 22, from 8-11:30 a.m. The event is open to children under the age of 16, spe­cial exceptions are made for chil­dren with special needs. More...

Severed lines disrupt 911 service

A passing truck severed lines across Highway 378 late Saturday afternoon which prompted a CodeRED alert offering an alternate number for 911. Chief of Police, Brandon Lively was directing traffic through the low lines until repairs could be made. More...

Editorial Page

Most dangerous sharks aren’t the ones that swim in the ocean

Words of Encouragement

A wealthy man on the other side of the state enjoyed inviting people to his house to show off the shark he kept in his saltwater swimming pool on his lavish estate.  When people were gathered around the pool, the wealthy man would make an offer: More...

Dinner on the Grounds

Across The Savannah

My back road travels take me by many a rural church. And what do I see? A fellowship hall. Often its architecture is out of step with the church itself but it’s not out of step with the times. More...

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Sports

beat Tattnall in overtime; will begin region play this FridayBy

MACON – Turnovers played a big part in last Friday’s Region 7-A cross- over game against Tattnall Square Academy, but in the end it was the fumble that wasn’t lost that decided the game 34-28 in the Red Devils’ favor. More...

Boston is no Tea Party

BASEBALL’S BEST

“Going through college as a Red Sox fan and knowing the history behind everything that was going - ting a chance to win a World Series for this great city after 86 years, it Boston pitcher after the 2004 World Series Boston win, and former 1 More...

Lost policy locator finds $22 million for Georgians

More than a thousand Georgians have reaped the benefits of Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Life Insurance Policy Locator since its launch in December 2016.  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...