August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two men arrested on drug and trespass charges Sun.

Two out-of-state men were arrested on controlled substances charges late Sunday, August 17, by Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies. More...

Partridge to perform at GRU theater in Augusta

Soprano Leah Partridge of Lincolnton will be performing at a benefit concert for the Jessye Norman School of the Arts on Sunday, August 24, at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theater on the campus of Georgia Regents University Augusta. More...

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Labor day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, September 1. The deadline for all news and advertisements for the September 4 edition of the paper will be 2 p.m. on Friday, August 29. More...

News

Clock is ticking to apply for Georgia deer quota hunts

Hunters wishing to apply for a chance at a deer quota hunt need to get online soon! An online quota application must be in before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Preserve the harvest for meals and holiday gifts

The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you’ve run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. 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. More...

Opinions

Six Years Flew By In A Minute Where I’ve Been, What I Learned

Across The Savannah

Over the last six years I’ve written one play, nine books, and am writing three more books at this writing. Several books were my own projects; other were assignments that carry commissions. More...

People

Caitlyn Elaine Jones to wed Chase Shepherd McGill Oct. 4

Mr. and Mrs. Joe McGill of Lincolnton, are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Chase Shepherd, to Caitlyn Elaine Jones, daughter of Mr. Terry Jones of Stone Mountain, Ga. and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Lauderback of Locust Grove, Ga. More...

Leathersville News

l Nobie Dean Hawes visited with us Wednesday afternoon. l Elaine and Raymond Timmerman were supper guests with us on Thursday night. l Chuck Mahaffey visited with us Sunday afternoon. More...

McKinney and Rosenow to exchange vows Oct 18

Mr. and Mrs. Michael C. McKinney of North Augusta, S.C. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Claire Ann McKinney to Mr. Cameron Michael Rosenow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Rosenow of Aiken, S.C. More...

Proposal from Family Connection may mean new life for old middle school

The Lincoln County Board of Education agreed to postpone the decision as to whether to demolish the old middle school building until January of 2015. The discussion took place at the regular meeting of the board held Tuesday, August 12. More...

BOC to turn soil pit into shooting range for public safety personnel

The soil pit or old landfill on Rowland York Drive will be converted into a shooting range for public safety personnel. The action was taken at the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Thursday, August 14. More...

007 comes to Lincolnton

Taylor Thurmond and Benjamin Whisnant work hard to prepare for the Red Devil Pride Marching Band’s halftime show, which will consist of music from James Bond movies. More...

Reese family singing to be held at First Assembly Sat.

The family of Ross and Eunice Reese will host a “Reese Family Singing” on Saturday, August 23, at 7 p.m. at First Assembly of God on the Thomson Highway. More...

Editorial Page

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A thin line seperates laughter and pain

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I was saddened last week to learn of the death of one of my favorite comedians, Robin Williams. The old saying Never Judge a Book by its Cover explains why we are always astonished to hear of the passing of the great comics of our day. More...

Presidential first pitch

Baseballs best

Baseball is America’s pastime and that fact is confirmed based on the support and attendance at the games over the years by many United States presidents. W.H. More...

Obituaries

Jimmy Reese Cliatt

Jimmy Reese Cliatt, 69, of Lincolnton, passed away in his home in St. Cloud, Fla. August 10, 2014. There will be a private family service with no calling hours. More...

Worship

The smallest church

Mary Dill holds a copy of *The News-Reporter* at Christ’s Chapel, the smallest church in America. Mrs. Dill, who resides in Lincolnton, was vacationing in Savannah with her daug 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...