May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Paper announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.  More...

Plant Swap and Sale gets underway Saturday

Pine Needle Garden Club Members (l-r) Ruth Tonsing, Brenda Holder, Mel Talbert, Peggy Glover, and Norma McKinney are preparing for the annual Plant Swap and Sale slated for Saturday, May 20, from 8 a More...

Pool opens for season May 27

The swimming pool at the Lincoln County Recreation Department will open for the summer on Saturday, May 27, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

News

Georgia Games kick-off 27th season

The Georgia State Games is ex­cited to make this season their big­gest yet with additions to their list of championships, and a continuance of the celebration of an Olympic atmosphere throughout the state of Georgia.  More...

Thirty-nine particpants enjoy Cox family tournament May 13

The annual Cox Family Fish­ing Tournament was held on Saturday, May 13th, at Cox Farm on Leathersville Road in Lincolnton. Thirty-nine teens and children participated in the tournament, and 174 fish were caught throughout the morning. More...

Cicadas set to emerge this year

Periodical cicadas set to emerge this year after 17 years underground  By Merritt Melancon  What has large, red eyes, translucent wings and an undulating, 7-kilohertz chirp that sounds like the background music to a horror movie?  More...

People

Leathersville NewsNo

l Nancy Bailey enjoyed visit­ing her granddaughters, Whitney, Kassidee and Courtney, along with great-grandson, Cannon, on Satur­day. Nancy attended a Mother’s Day lunch on Sunday in the home of Mrs. Addie Sue Talbert. More...

Williams visits children at Wee Wisdom

Christina Williams recently visited Wee Wisdom Little School to talk with the children about nursing. More...

Ratliff named contest winner by Pine Needle Garden Club

The Garden Club of Georgia spon­sors a middle school poetry contest yearly. More...

Worship

Blessed Hope Bible Baptist

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THE WINDOW

We generally feel that a window provides a view from the inside looking out, although of course the reverse is also true. 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...

County approves changes to alcohol sales ordinance

At the latest meeting of the Board of Commissioners, members voted to change Lincoln County’s alcohol package sales ordinance. More...

Board votes to increase meal prices; reviews Welcome Mason campus sign

A district-wide school meal price increase was approved by the Lin­coln County Board of Education last week, which follows a formula produced by Georgia and USDA guidelines, and was recommended by Lincoln County’s school nutri­tion department. More...

Journal requests summer photos from community

“Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer!” as the great jazz band baritone Nat King Cole sang, but little did he know that he was capturing the sentiment of every cold-natured Georgian who em­braces summertime with open arms in al More...

Cullars reminisces over 60 years of working with Spratlin family

Many have probably noticed the familiar face of Paul Cullars as he shuffles around Spratlin Hardware and Building Supply, and frequent visitors probably know him very well. More...

REACH Telestroke program saves lives at Wills Memorial

Thanks to the REACH Telestroke program implemented within Wills Memorial Hospital, Wilkes County native Gene Thornton encountered life- saving technology after he suffered a stroke on February 26, and was rushed to the hospital for care – makin More...

Editorial Page

Husband complains about being treated like God

Words of Encouragement

A fellow confided to his friend one day that his wife treats him just like God.  “So, she worships and honors and obeys you?” the friend asked.  “No,” the fellow responded. More...

Gas station biscuits

Across The Savannah

My being a Georgian and in­terested in back roads and small towns prompted my friend, Mar­tha, to mail me a clipping from Bon Appétit magazine, “The Best Biscuits in Georgia.” The story’s about a Chevron station in Be­tween, Georgia More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Devils take on Warriors in scrimmage game

Red Devil Kolbi Ferguson, #52, tackles Warriors player, and is backed by teammate #66 Levion Lockhart in a scrimmage game against Jefferson County. More...

Obituaries

Mary Patricia Mack

Mrs. Mary Patricia “Pat” Mack, 72, of Delhi Rd. Tignall, Georgia, entered into rest on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Wills Memorial Hospi­tal, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

William Lumpkin Walker Jr.

William Lumpkin Walker Jr., born April 8, 1942, left this earth on the morning of Sunday, May 7, 2017.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Hopkins Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Rayner officiating. 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...