June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Swain to present boater safety class to children, adults at library June 28

A free boater safety course through the Department of Natu­ral Resources will be offered at the Lincoln County Library on Wednesday, June 28, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Returning instructor Ryan Swain will conduct the course.  More...

Canoe safety course offered at Elijah Clark Park June 23

Several family-friendly events have been planned for the end of June at Elijah Clark State Park, including a canoe safety course that will be offered on Friday, June 23, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  More...

Journal requests summer photos from community

The Lincoln Journal is asking the community to submit summertime selfies and photos in celebration of the season. More...

Editorial Page

Texas Ranger manager an inspiration

Baseball’s best

“This game’s not over until it is over and you focus in until the last out is made. That’s my never- ever-quit attitude.” – Jeff Banis­ter, Manager, Texas Rangers ball club.  More...

Bona Fide BBQ

Across The Savannah

(Photo by Tom Poland).   For the full feature, see SC Farm­er magazine online, via Google.  More...

Free tree identification book available from Arbor Day Foundation

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, ‘What Tree Is That?’ is available for a $5 dona­tion to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.  More...

Worship

First Baptist Church

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Mister Banjo

The happy sound of banjo music brings enjoyment to all within earshot. 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...

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...

Board approves amendment, gives go ahead to ’18 budget

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to approve the fis­cal year 2018 budget last week. The new budget had only a few slight adjustments differing from what was previously advertised for the public’s information. More...

BOC examines adjustments to end of the year finances

At a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners, a vote of approval was given to amend the fiscal year 2017 budget in an effort to align end of the year county finances.  More...

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

An early deadline for the July 6 edition of The Lincoln Journal has been scheduled for Thursday, June 29, at 10 a.m. for all classified, retail, legal, and other advertisements, as well as for society and all other news items.  More...

Sheriff announces increase in patrols with ‘Neighborhood Watch’ program

As a part of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office “Neighborhood Watch” program, citizens will now see an increase in patrol vehicles, at a greater frequency, driving through and watching community neighborhoods.  More...

Future artists enjoy library program

Children of all ages attended the Morris Museum of Art event at the library, where children like (r-l) Hannah Williams, Mackenzie Williams, and Abigail Harris were able to create cityscape collages w More...

People

Summer is tick time in Ga.; it’s time to get tick-smart

In Georgia, the risk of serious illness from a tick bite is low, but there’s no reason to give them a free meal.  Long pants, tall socks and a little common sense will go a long way in helping Georgians avoid ticks this summer, according t More...

Leathersville News

l Debbie Sherman, Jan Smalley and William and Lee Bentley attended Jordan Mahaffey and Chris Cliatt’s wedding Saturday afternoon at St. Paul’s Church in Augusta, Georgia. l Ruby Pope visited with Marion and Hilda Cliatt on Friday. More...

Garden club invites residents to ‘Grab Someone and Go’

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton enjoys visiting the gar­dens and sites all over our state and those near and far. We love to simply “Grab Someone and Go”! More...

Obituaries

Merry Jo Newman Etheredge Epps

Mrs. Merry Jo Newman Etheredge Epps, 70, of Claire Dr., entered into rest on Monday, June 12 at her resi­dence.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 16, at Bellevue Memorial Gardens.  Mrs. More...

Mary Gianfrancesco

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Leila Wright Kelley

Mrs. Leila Wright Kelley, 88, entered into eternal rest on Thurs­day, June 15, 2017 at The Cooper House.  Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, June 19, Lin­colnton Baptist Church with Rev. Tripp Goodwin, Dr. Tony Hopkins and Dr. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

PETITION FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION NOTICE  More...

Church members tour Washington, D.C.

Rev. and Mrs. Willie J. White and the Newberry Missionary Baptist Church family, along with some members from Mulberry CME and Pleasant Grove AME Church, all of Lincolnton, left early Thursday morning, June 1, 2017, traveling to Washington D.C. More...

Safe summer driving tips offered to teens

Warm weather means more young drivers on the road as they head to summer jobs, parties and embark on road trips. Often, young drivers feel invincible, but they shouldn’t take their safety for granted.  More...