March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Holy Week Services

Holy Week Services will be held Monday, March 30, through Friday, April 3, at various churches throughout Lincoln County. The services are set to begin at 12 noon each day, with lunch served by the host church at 12:30 p.m. More...

Journal looking for ‘selfies’ from your spring break

Lincoln County Schools will celebrate spring break April 6-10. More...

Augusta physician offers advice on surviving an extended pollen season

“We are in a subtropical region – it’s great if you don’t like cold weather, snow, or ice, but along with that comes an extended pollen season,” said Dr. More...

DUIs and other traffic offenses top the list of arrests by sheriff

Several arrests were made recently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.The arrests listed here are taken from information provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests were omitted.An arrest does not imply guilt & More...

NWS looking for weather observers in Lincolnton

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for local volunteers to report rainfall, snowfall, hail, and other information to the National Weather Service’s (NWS) Weather Forecast Office in Columbia, South Car More...

News

Blue Star Memorial Marker placed in Founders Memorial Garden

The Azalea District of Garden Clubs and the Founders Memorial Garden Club hosted a dedication of a Blue Star Memorial Marker in the Founders Memorial Gardens on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia on Sunday, March 15. More...

Leathersville News

Billy Norman visited us Monday afternoon. Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed our lunch and our visit with Anne and her friend, Nancy Brown. lChuck Mahaffey visited Saturday morning. lRev. Bob Rayner visited Saturday afternoon. More...

Activites planned at the MACK

Thank you for your support at our Annual MACK MONSTER Yard Sale. Over 200 people stopped by to support the arts through finding treasures in our donated items. Nearly $1000 was raised to support our upcoming Youth Programs. More...

People

LCHS names students to honor roll for third quarter

Lincoln County High School is proud to announce those students named to the Honor Roll for the third quarter. More...

Dawkins, Vernon to exchange vows in June ceremony

Sammy and Vicki Dawkins of Lincolnton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Dawn Dawkins to Sean Charles Vernon of Flowery Branch. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dimple Banks and the late Alton Banks, and the late O.A. More...

New Beginnings

WES MARCUS SANDIFER

Brad and Amanda Sandifer of Lincolnton, Georgia, are pleased to announce the birth of their second son, Wes Marcus Sandifer. Wes was born at 8:27 a.m. on March 5, 2015 at the WG Watson’s Women’s Center of 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...

System ranks above average on state school climate report

All three Lincoln County schools scored four stars out of five on the first-ever School Climate Star Rating. In his comments, Dr. More...

First Assembly will present two performances of Passion play

First Assembly of God will present a Passion play on Sunday, March 29 (Palm Sunday), at 3 and 6:30 p.m. The doors are set to open at 2:15 p.m. for the matinee and 5:45 p.m. for the evening performance. More...

FOE announces partnership with local merchants

The Friends of Elijah Clark Park, a volunteer group at the park, is piloting a program to encourage park visitors to spend more money with the merchants in Lincoln County. More...

Long to host fundraiser for bluegrass festival

A pig pickin’ will be held at the farm of Lizzy Long on Saturday, April 4, from 6 p.m. until. In addition to pork barbecue, the menu also includes chicken wings with all the fixings and dessert. More...

New roof for historic building

Workers with the Southern Roofing and Insulating Company recently replaced the roof on the Lincolnton Clubhouse. Costing a total of $5,600, the new roof features an ice and water shield. More...

Saturday is last day to register for Little League

Lincoln County Little League is gearing up for another successful season. Registration is open to anyone ages 4-14. Depending on the number of players, the organizers hope to offer the following leagues: (1) T-Ball: Ages 4, 5, and 6. More...

Editorial Page

Baseballs best

Spring training adventures

Now that area high school and college baseball programs are in full swing, it will not be long until the 2015 Atlanta Braves home opener on April 10 against the New York Mets. More...

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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. Question: Are there any heattolerant dahlias for Georgia? More...

Obituaries

Jennie Parks Blackmon

Mrs. Jennie Parks Blackmon, 99 formerly of Kings Way entered into rest on Tuesday, March 17th in Gainesville, Ga. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., on Friday, March 20 at at Hephzibah Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Alex B. Roberts

Mr. Alex B. Roberts, 76, of Wells Rd. entered into rest March 16, 2015 at University Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 20, in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Roberts officiating. More...

Barbara W. Sublet

Mrs. Barbara W. Sublet, 88 of Oriole Lane entered into rest on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. There was a Celebration of the Life of Barbara W. Sublet at 11 a.m. More...