November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Thanksgiving Service to be held Nov. 23

To get into the true spirit of the holiday season, area churches will join together in worship at the annual Community Thanksgiving Service set for Sunday, November 23, at 7 p.m. at Lincolnton Baptist Church. More...

Residents invited to come and hear good bluegrass

There will be plenty of bluegrass music this Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving Eve Bluegrass Pickin’ Party will be held in the auditorium at the old high school. The music should get underway any time between 6 and 7:30 p.m. More...

School system accredited by AdvancED Team

The Lincoln County School System has been accredited for a fiveyear term that expires June 30, 2019. More...

News

Candlelight Shopping and Snow on the Square kick off Nov. 25

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Washington-Wilkes as the first Candlelight Shopping and Snow on The Square events kick off the shopping season Tuesday evening, November 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Contest offers scholarships to Ga. students

The Constitutional Officers of Lincoln County – Sheriff Bruce C. Beggs, Clerk of Courts Amanda A. Doss Probate Judge Lee D. Moss and Tax Commissioner Brenda T. More...

The Ed Krummel Homeless Veteran Coat Drive now accepting donations

It is time again for the Ed Krummel Homeless Veteran Coat Drive. Ed Krummel was a tireless one on one advocate for veterans who were having trouble with the VA. More...

Opinions

Crooked Bridge Night Lights

Yesteryear’s fishing hotspot

In the 1960s, then as now, it was a bridge, but back when the bass were running you’d hardly recognize it at night. From afar gas lanterns glowed like pearls strung against velvet. More...

Sports

Player of the Week

Stan Tankersley (r) of Farm Bureau Insurance presents a football to Jalen Wade, who was named the “Player of the Week” for the LCHS-Stratford Academy game, while Head Football Coach Kevin Banks looks on. More...

Devils will make long trip to face tough Charlton Co.

This Friday, Lincoln County’s Red Devils will make the four-hour+ trek to Folkston to take on the tough round of the 2014 GHSA Class A Public football playoffs. More...

Jean Faut is a great American, great lady

BASEBALL’S BEST

Over the past several years in pursuit of my love for baseball and baseball history, I have had the honor of meeting many of the great players of the past and a great many were from the “greatest generation” who, by the way, are my heroes More...

Worship

Ebenezer Baptist honors veterans

Ebenezer Baptist Church held its 10th Veteran’s Day celebration program on Sunday, November 9, during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Brother (retired) SFC Johnny G. Hearst, was program chairperson. More...

Commission denies variance to Verizon for 190-ft. tower

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to deny a rezoning request made by Verizon Wireless to accommodate a 190- foot monopole communications tower on 50 acres of land bordering Highway 220. More...

Superintendent discusses updates to states mandated flexibility plan

The Lincoln County Board of Education heard updates on Georgia’s mandated flexibility plan at its regular meeting held Tuesday, November 11. More...

Costume contest winners

The grand prize winners have been selected in the children and pet categories in The Lincoln Journal’s Halloween photo contest. The winning families will each receive gift certificates from the Milky Way Freeze Bar. More...

Book on Moss and Drinkard families featured at signing

The Lincoln County Library will host a book signing for Carol Brittain from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 22. More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Thanksgiving The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. The deadline for the November 27 issue is Friday, Nov. 21 at 3 p.m. for classifieds and 5 p.m. for More...

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Never cook a live turkey

Thanksgiving, of course, is the day when we gather with loved ones and friends, count our blessings, eat copious amounts of food, watch back-to-back football on TV, and are grateful if we’re still speaking to one another by Friday. More...

Freezing temperatures can lead to damaged pipes, fires

With freezing temperatures expected across the state over the next few days, Commissioner of Insurance Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that if their homes are damaged by the extreme cold, they may get financial relief through their homeowners More...

People

Class of 1955 gather for reunion Nov. 1

The graduating class of 1955 celebrated their fifty-ninth year with a reunion at Hickory Knob State Park, McCormick, SC, on November 1. 2014. Where have those years gone? More...

Parton honored on 100th birthday with luncheon Nov. 15

Nelle Holloway Parton, a Lincoln County native, celebrated her 100th birthday on November 16, 2014. Nelle is the daughter of the late Paul and Blanche Holloway and one of their three surviving children from the family of 13. More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt visited with us Tuesday afternoon. l Anne Wright visited Thursday. She brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. Elaine and Raymond Timmerman came and were supper guests. Rev. Deryl Odom visited with us. More...

Obituaries

Colleen Cox Dunaway

Mrs. Colleen Cox Dunaway entered into rest on Friday, November 14, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 16 at Lincolnton United Methodist Church with Revs. Dave Hinson and Debra Griffin officiating. 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...