July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Family Y receives grant to turn camp into pediatric care facility

The Family Y of Greater Augusta received a $120,000 grant from the Ingersoll Rand Foundation, which will benefit the renovation and expansion of Camp Lakeside, the Y’s 88-acre resident camp on Clark’s Hill Lake. More...

Chairman Johnson talks about importance of shopping at home

The Lincoln Journal, with assistance from the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, continues to urge residents to shop at home. More...

Odd combination

Miggie Lewis, a member of the Lewis Family, “America’s First Family of Bluegrass Gospel Music,” holds a copy of the Bible the famous family used to sell on tour and the “Playboy” magazine, featuring an article containing More...

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DHEC issues fish consumpution warning for Clarks Hill Lake

With no shortage of waterways in the area, fishing is a way of life. But your catch of the day may not be as safe as you think. Keith Remkus mostly fishes at Clark’s Hill lake. More...

Primitive weapon hunts scheduled for Bussey Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts this fall at the Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia. More...

Sports

It’s a Braves year in Cooperstown

Baseballs best

One of the most exciting places on the planet for a baseball fan to be will be at the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y., this Saturday, July 26. More...

Obituaries

Annie Jane Chastain

Mrs. Annie Jane Chastain, 89, formerly of Hephzibah Church Road, entered into rest on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Myrtle Smalley Flint

Mrs. Myrtle Smalley Flint, 91, of Peachtree Street, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at University Hospital. 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...

Board hears concerns about demolition of middle school

Demolition of the old middle school building was under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, July 15. More...

Teaching the next generation

LeeYing Hng, program intern at Elijah Clark State Park, teaches children enrolled in the Junior Ranger Camp how to create stool legs using a shaving horse. The activity was part of the cultural history portion of the program. More...

Shoppers urged to prepare for tax free holiday

Residents need to get busy preparing for the upcoming sales tax holiday, which begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 1, and continues until midnight on Saturday, August 2. More...

Lollie and Ruby

Lollie Antonakos pets “Ruby the Bunny” during the last installment in the Lincoln County Library’s “Summer Reading Program” held Thursday, July 17. More...

New microfilm machine

Shirley Dawkins, director of the Lincoln County Library, shows off the new microfilm machine, which was purchased with state funds by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. More...

Editorial Page

Blog is new UGA resource for Georgia community gardeners

A new online blog has been created to help connect Georgia community gardeners with resources from University of Georgia Extension and The Center for Urban Agriculture. More...

Opinions

When Hot Cars Were Cool

Politically Correct Bullies Didn’t Exist

My high school years unfolded in a time when hanging out at drive-ins and burger joints was all we had. We played 45 RPMs by the Beach Boys and William Jan Berry and Dean Ormsby Torrence. More...

People

Brown recognized

New Tabernacle Baptist Church recognized our member, Keona Brown on fourth Sunday of last month with refreshments in our fellowship hall. She graduated from Elbert County High School. Keona is pictured with Sis. Burshunda Harden. More...

Pine Needle Garden Club selects Hurst home as Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has selected the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Hurst as our July Yard of the Month. More...

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright brought lunch one day and we enjoyed our meal and her visit. l Elaine Timmerman and Erin Cooper brought lunch on Saturday. We enjoyed our visit and our meal. Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited Saturday afternoon. l Rev. More...

Worship

Pine Ridge Boys in concert at Anthony Chapel July 27

The Pine Ridge Boys will be in concert at Anthony Chapel July 27 at 2:00 p.m. The concert will be one of many activities for Friends and Family Day. The Pine Ridge Boys were organized in 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia. More...

Glossen to speak at homecoming services at FCBC

Fishing Creek Baptist Church will have homecoming service Sun., July 27 at 11 a.m. Dr. Ben Glosson will bring the message. Special music will be presented by Rev. Roy and Loretta Cates’ granddaughters, Joni Smith and Salem Dover. More...