August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Turrentine to speak on Civil War surgeon

Dr. John Turrentine will present “Charles Lining MD, Surgeon of CSS Shenandoah” for the September edition of the Lincoln County His­torical Society’s History in the Park series that will be held on Thursday, September 1, at 7 p.m. More...

OES provides firefighter certification class

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services is now providing a National Pro-Board Qualifications (NPQ FF 1) class for firefighter certification. More...

Stargazers will set their sites on rare celestial appearance

Venus and Jupiter will be making an appearance in the same night sky on Saturday, August 27, about 30 minutes after sunset. More...

Journal seeking tailgating photos

Football season is back in all its exuberant glory, which means that game watching parties and tailgate gatherings are on the way. More...

News

Deer quota hunt application deadline is set for September 1

Hunters, be sure to get online soon and get your quota application submitted for a Georgia deer hunt! More...

Dove season opens Sept. 3

Gather friends and family and get ready to head to the dove fields for the opening day of dove season. Who will be with you? The Georgia dove hunting season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. More...

UGA can help with testing for lead in home tap water

Since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan made headlines in late 2015, parents across the country have started looking at their kitchen taps a little suspiciously. More...

People

Hot weather takes a toll on Georgia landscapes

Drooping shrubs and brown lawns come with the territory during Georgia summers. More...

A lesson in eye safety

Wendi Qualls, a licensed optician, recently visited Wee Wisdom Little School to speak to the children on eye safety month. More...

New Beginnings

Carrington Richie Goolsby Wilkes and Megan Goolsby are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Carrington Richie, born at 3:36 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. 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...

Millage rate rollback considered, sheriff acquires new patrol cars

Considering a millage rate roll­back from 10.191 to 10.188, the Lincoln County Board of Com­missioners held a workshop, where no vote was taken, to discuss the county’s general fund millage rate for this year’s budget proposal. More...

Lincoln County hosts Pop Warner games Saturday

The East Georgia Pop Warner officials have certified and weighed all Pop Warner participants, which means football season can officially begin. More...

OES receives EMPG grant to fund CodeRED system

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) recently received a response and recovery grant to fund the emergency com­munications network CodeRED. More...

Americorps will visit Elijah Clark; ‘Labor Day Blast’ weekend slated

Elijah Clark State Park will be hosting its Junior Ranger Camp on Saturday, August 27, from 1-3:30 p.m., while representatives from Americorps stand by to observe the program. More...

Paper announces early deadlines for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, September 5, in light of the Labor Day holiday weekend. More...

Editorial Page

Upcoming events at historical park

A weekly update on upcoming events at the Lincoln History Coun­ty Historical and Lincoln Artisans Gallery, 147 Lumber Street behind the Post Office. More...

The Saw Shop Blues

Across The Savannah

When I was twelve, my first regular job was working in Dad’s saw shop on Saturdays. Back then the shop was a tin building with no insulation. Summers broiled its tin. Winters chilled its concrete floor. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Bobby C. Parks

Mr. Bobby C. Parks, 85, of Elam Heights, entered into rest on Tues­day, August 16, 2016 at his resi­dence. Honoring Mr. Parks’ wishes, there will be a private funeral service for the family. More...

Worship

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church

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A HERITAGE

Children begin at an early age to acquire a knowledge and an appreciation of their heritage and the traditions of their society. 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...