May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Moss defeats Mason; Superior Court Judge seat goes to Hammond

The results for the General Pri­mary/ Nonpartisan Election are in, and 35.62 percent of Lincoln County voters cast their ballots. In the race for Probate Court Judge, on the Democratic ticket, incumbentLee D. More...

Rauch to speak on signal corps

United States Signal Corps his­torian Steven J. Rauch will present “Labor Pains: The Birth of the U.S. More...

Junior Rangers at a Glance have limited space available

Elijah Clark State Park is set to host several summer activities for children. The park’s events will begin with the “Summer Break” kickoff on Friday, May 27, from 1-4 p.m. More...

Journal looking for a few good memorial photos

We want YOU to send us your selfies. Make Uncle Sam proud this year by sharing your Memorial Day patriotism with The Lincoln Jour­nal. We are accepting selfies and photographs that support our land of the free and home of the brave. More...

Camp Lakeside dedicates new building

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Family Y’s Camp Lakeside was held on Thursday, May 19. More...

News

This year’s Panarama

Yearbook Editors, Emily Highsmith and Presley Partridge show off this year’s Panarama. The cover design is a painting by Miss High­smith. More...

People

Honor Graduates

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Class of 2016

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LCMS students recognized for academic achievements

Lincoln County Middle School recognized sixth and seventh grade students at its Academic Honors Pro­gram held Monday, May 16. More...

Obituaries

A. Parton

Mr. Ray A. “Buck” Parton, 89, of Chamberlain Ferry Road, entered into rest on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Ben Hill Wells

Mr. Ben Hill Wells, entered into rest Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Uni­versity Hospital in Augusta. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 at Hep­hzibah Baptist Church with Revs. Jeremy Bunnell and Allen Danner 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...

One mega watt solar panel farm to cover 6.9 acres, last 25 years

The Lincoln County Development Authority and Inman Solar, Inc. of Atlanta have received final approval for the construction of a one million watt (one megawatt) solar panel farm and are now under contract with Georgia Power Company. More...

Garden club prepares for plant swap on Saturday

Pine Needle Garden Club members gear up for the annual Plant Swap and Sale set for Saturday, May 28, from 8 a.m.-noon. More...

Thefts of stolen property in May prompt chief to advise lockups

During the month of May, two reports of stolen property have been filed with the Lincolnton Police Department. More...

Band members sport new lettermans

LCHS Red Devil band students (l-r) Abygail Davis, Lorianne Poss, Gloria Henderson, Sirena Powers, Sharae Booker, and Ben Whisnant were awarded official letterman jackets as rising seniors at the LCHS More...

Library will offer children’s events through July 15

The Lincoln County Library summer reading program “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” is now un­derway and will continue through July 15. Prizes for completion will be available for pick-up on June 1. More...

Paper announces early deadlines for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed on Monday, May 30, in honor of Memorial Day. Because of this, the deadline for placing clas­sified and legal adds has been moved to Friday, May 27, at 3 p.m. Retail advertising must be placed by 4:30 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Congratulations, graduates!

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran May 14, 2009. Congratulations to all you gradu­ating seniors at LCHS! This is the end of life as you’ve known it. More...

Political Cartoon

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Swanee Mountain’s Indian Seats

Across The Savannah

We wanted to see the best seats in the house, you could say. To do so we climbed 750 feet above the ter­rain, best I can reckon. Roots, rocks, and ruts made the going rough. More...

Sports

Baseball’s best

The 1962 N.Y. Mets lost many games

“Can’t anybody here play this game?” – Casey Stengel Charles Dillion Stengel in 1962 probably felt like he was on the wrong train. More...

Worship

Lincolnton Baptist Church

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MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. More...

Worship Directory

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...