January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lane closures will continue on Price-Legg Bridge

The $24 million Price-Legg Bridge project, affecting Lincoln and Columbia counties and spanning Little River, will feature a single-lane closure from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, January 26-30, weather permitting. More...

OES observes Severe Weather Awareness Week

From lightning to ice storms, Georgia is susceptible to a variety of natural disasters. Severe weather is dangerous and can strike with very little warning, which is why it is important to get ready in advance. More...

News

Seventeen officers attend use of force training class

Seventeen officers from the Lincolnton Police Department, the Lincoln County Sheriff's office and the department of public safety attended a recent use of force class at the Lincolnton Club House on January 20, 2015. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr.georgia. gov. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter. Q: Why are there so many different kinds of honey? More...

Two district commissioners are guest speakers at CCLC meeting

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County met January 15. Linda Burns opened the meeting, Mr. John Kennedy led the prayer and the members recited the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

A Dozen Things To Get Us Through Winter

As I write this column, a big winter storm bears down on the Northeast. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a 100 times, there’s no way I’d ever live up North in that brutal cold and snow. Our winters are tough enough for me. More...

Obituaries

Wayne Z. Sprouse

Mr. Wayne Z. Sprouse, 88, entered into rest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Georgia. Graveside service were held at 2 p.m. 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...

Aycock and Beard are proof that miracles still happen

“We believe that God placed you in that situation for a reason. Had Dad been driving, sleeping, or anywhere alone, he would have died. However, he was in the best place to be helped. And God used you to do it! More...

Morningside Baptist to host financial workshop

Morningside Baptist Church is set to host “Financial Peace University” (FPU) beginning Sunday, February 1. More...

Arthurs invite public to learn about Y Camp

A meeting will be held Sunday, February 1, from 3-5 p.m. at the home of Al and Elizabeth Arthur to discuss plans to renovate and expand the Family Y’s Camp Lakeside to accommodate all children. More...

Madison and Shannon Easter will write, perform own music

After years of touring with his parents, Jeff and Sheri Easter, Madison Easter and Shannon, his wife of four years, have decided to pursue their dreams of writing and performing their own music. More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Hot glue queeen

If I’m not burning my forehead with the curling iron, I’m hot gluing my fingers to whatever I happen to be gluing. The older I get, the clumsier I become so in the near future my hobby of crafting will be a thing of the past. More...

People

Artist of the month

Charlotte Hodnett a fifth grade student at Lincoln County Elementary School has been selected as this month's artist of the month. She used chalk pastels and charcoal to create this picture while learning about the Aurora Borealis. More...

Fortson recognized for military service

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County, along with The Lincoln Journal, would like 2015 to be a year of remembrance and gratitude for all our military in Lincoln County. More...

Leathersville News

l Erin Cooper brought lunch on Monday for us. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Ed and Bernice Cox visited with us Monday afternoon. We enjoyed our visit with them. It is always so good to see and enjoy good friends. More...