September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lamble flees scene of car accident, CodeRed alert aids in apprehension

Michael Lamble of Lincolnton was arrested on Tuesday, September 27, after turning himself into the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly fleeing the scene of a one-vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, October 22. More...

Manning to portray Columbus Oct. 6

Terry Manning will portray Chris­topher Columbus, highlighting the figure’s venerated but not well understood character at the October 6 installment of the Lincoln County Historical Society’s “History in the Park.” The speech More...

Correction

An error was made in last week’s edition of The Lincoln Journal re­garding Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University course that will be available to the community this fall. More...

Devils dominate Harlem Bulldogs

Red Devils Kevon Franklin (right) and C.J. Glaze (left) take down a Harlem Bulldog player at a junior varsity football game held on Thursday, September 22. More...

News

Planting fall cover crop will benefit your spring garden

If you decide not to plant a fall garden, consider planting a cover crop to give your garden a neat ap­pearance while helping to protect the soil from erosion. More...

Attorneys offer free legal advice

The General Practice and Trial Law Section of the Georgia Bar Association and the Augusta Bar Association, in partnership with Georgia Legal Services Pro­gram, is hosting a free legal ad­vice clinic at GLSP offices, 209 7th Street, Suite 400, Augusta More...

Georgia State Parks Leaf Watch website tracks best fall color

Every October, Georgia’s mountains turn to a vibrant blanket of red and gold as the leaves begin to change. More...

People

Melissa Parks joins Larry Miller Realty

Larry Miller, broker/owner of Century 21 Larry Miller Realty, re­cently announced that Professional Realtor® Melissa Parks has joined his firm as a sales agent. More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man came Wednesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed their visit and our lunch. l Anne Wright came Friday and brought lunch. We enjoyed her visit and our lunch. More...

LUMC choir performs at Salem

Rev. Deborah Griffin preached at Salem Methodist Church’s summer revival in Washington, Georgia on September 11-14. Each night spe­cial music was presented. The church asked Lincolnton United Methodist Church Choir to sing on Wednesday night. More...

Obituaries

James S. Scruggs

Mr. James S. “Steve” Scruggs, 69, of Gills Point Road, entered into rest on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Wills Memorial Hospi­tal, Washington. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, at Beulah Baptist Church. More...

Barney C. Zellars

Barney C. Zellars, 79, of Hephzibah Church Road, entered into rest on Friday, September 23, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Wilkes County. 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...

Seymour presents update on funding for proposed sewer expansion project

At a designated workshop of the Lincoln County Board of Com­missioners, where no vote was taken, discussion was given to the proposed sewer expansion project that would extend to the south end of the county. More...

Retention plan in place for Clark’s Hill after reservoirs enter Drought Level 2

As of Monday, September 19, rep­resentatives with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, reported that the three res­ervoirs on the upper Savannah River entered a Drought Level 2 when the level of Clark’s Hill Lake dipped More...

Fall Fest and other family events set for October calendar at park

Elijah Clark State Park’s “Fall Fest” kickoff is slated for October 7-10, and several family friendly events have been scheduled for the four-day long celebration. More...

Gainey to give demonstration

Chainsaw artist Chad Gainey is coming to Lincolnton Outdoors for a carving demonstration on Friday, October 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Beggs slides in for the score!

Lady Red Devil Jenny Beggs scores with a slide as she steals home plate in a LCHS softball game against Lake Oconee Academy. The Lady Devils won with an 8-1 victory. More...

Journal taking appointments for photo shoot at clubhouse

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...

Editorial Page

War Letters, Part I The Deceased Speak

Across The Savannah

Author’s Note: Amelia Blakey Wheatley shares her late father’s 1944 letters from North Camp Hood Texas. The letters give us a sense of what life was like for Pri­vate Charles A. Blakey, his family, and friends during World War II. More...

Upcoming events at historical park

A weekly update on upcoming events at the Lincoln County His­torical Park and Lincoln Artisans Gallery, 147 Lumber Street behind the Post Office. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Red Devils look to rebound against W-W Tigers

Injuries and mistakes combined to help Stratford Academy defeat Lincoln County 35-19 in Macon last Friday night. More...

Region 7-B Schedules

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Baseball hero and icon of yesteryear

BASEBALL’S BEST

“There’s a long drive ... it’s gonna be, I believe ... the Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!” – Russ Hodges, N.Y. Giants baseball radio announcer. More...

Worship

True Fellowship Pentecostal Church

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THE OVERVIEW

It is a great experience to view our surroundings from an aircraft or a tall building. 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...