May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand re-opening of Welcome Center to be held May 19

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate a grand re-opening of the Welcome Center at 112 N. Washington Street from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 19. More...

Garden club’s Plant Swap and Sale is Saturday

Customers who inspected a variety of blooms and bushes at last year’s sale will no doubt be back, as the annual Plant Swap and Sale of the Pine Needle Garden Club will be underway Saturday, May More...

T-ballers take the field

T-ball is often the first introduction to Little League. Playing one of the last games of the season, Heath Ingram, (above) finds a new way to concentrate by sticking his tongue out. More...

Editorial Page

Never be too lazy to chase your wig in a windstorm

Words of Encouragement

Appalachian preacher Seymour Wattenbarger, who has a knack for painting vivid pictures with words, gave me a good chuckle the other day with his descriptions of lazy people.  “If breathing didn’t come natural, they’d smother to More...

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Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Consumer Q’s is a weekly ques­tion and-answer column by Arty Schronce at the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Please share your thoughts, questions and suggestions with him by phone, mail or email.  More...

Sports

The Atlanta Braves: just wail ’til this year

Baseball’s Best

“He’s going to hit, it doesn’t mat­ter. The guy is an elite hitter and has been for a while. More...

Worship

New Hope Baptist Church

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THAT CERTAIN SMILE

The joy of Living comes to all those who have received Christ as their Savior. 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...

Fort Gordon’s Cyber Command Center could spur significant growth by 2023

Curley Avent, the Lincoln County representative to the Fort Gordon Alliance, told the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners that the area can expect significant growth in the next five years due to the Cyber Command Center at Fort Gordon.  More...

Board approves tentative budget, increases rent on old high school

Cost-cutting measures may be on the horizon for Lincoln County schools in the next few years. More...

Three board of education seats will be decided in primary election on Tuesday

Lincoln County voters are prepar­ing to cast their ballots in the Gen­eral Primary/Nonpartisan Election set for Tuesday, May 22. More...

reports on recent arrests and incidents

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Chase Tyler Wiggins, 21, of Lin­colnton, was charged with burglary in the second degree, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine with intent to di More...

Family Y to feed kids this summer

When the final bell of the school year rings, children run home, eagerly anticipating the freedom of summer. A week (sometimes even just days) later, parents hear the dreaded two-word phrase, “I’m Hungry.”  More...

Paper announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.  Because of this, the deadline for placing all classifieds, retail adver­tisements, legal notices, and news items has been moved to Friday, May 25. More...

People

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Leathersville News

l Jan Smalley and Brenda and Franklin Bowick visited Wednes­day morning. l Kenneth and Donna Abel were lunch guests on Sunday with Pam Watson. l Joshua Rice and his friend, Holly, visited Kenneth and Donna Abel on Saturday. More...

New Beginnings

Proud parents Brent and Amanda McKinney are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Viona Grey McKinney. Born May 7, 2018 at University Hospital, weighing in at 8lbs and measuring 20 inches long.  More...

Obituaries

Rev. Terrell Blackmon

Rev. Terrell “Terry” Blackmon, 84, entered into rest on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Lake Crossing Health Care, Appling, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 11 at West Acres Baptist Church, Evans, Geor­gia. More...

Charles Edwin Funkhouser

Mr. Charles ‘Chuck’ Edwin Funkhouser, 72, of Independence Street, Tignall, Georgia, entered in rest on Wednesday, May 9, at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. More...

Rev. Cecil Lamar Ishee Jr.

Rev. Cecil Lamar Ishee Jr. of North Augusta, S.C., entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 11, 2018 at his residence with the family by his bedside.  The Celebration of Life service was held at 3:30 p.m. 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...