May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Norman warns commissioners, tough budget decisions ahead

If the latest work session of the Lincoln County Board of Com­missioners is any indication, there are some hard questions ahead for Lincoln County. More...

LeRoy, Heitmann, Barksdale take BOE seats

The results for the General Prima­ry/ Nonpartisan Election are in, and 26.83 percent of Lincoln County voters cast their ballots.  In the race for Chairman of the Board of Education, Jason LeRoy (incumbent) received 59.77 percent of the vote, de More...

Library kicks off summer reading program Fri.

The Lincoln County Library summer reading program, “Librar­ies Rock!” kicks off with a party Friday, May 25, noon-1:30 p.m. There will be a limited supply of hot dogs, chips, and drinks. When they are gone, they’re gone. More...

Collier takes top honor

Lincoln County FFA members at­tended the 90th FFA Georgia State Convention in Macon on April 26-28. More...

News

Georgia law enforcement kicks off Hands Across Boards campaign

The 27th annual Hands Across the Border traffic enforcement cam­paign kicked off Monday, May 21 when Georgia law enforcement will join fellow officers, troopers and deputies in Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee to conduct joint road­checks in their res More...

People

Congratulations Class of 2018

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Click and give to conserve Georgia wildlife

Helping keep Georgia wild just got easier. Wildlife lovers can now donate online to the Nongame Wildlife Conservation Fund, dedicated by state law to conserving and protect­ing Georgia wildlife. More...

Leathersville News

l Nobie Dean Hawes visited on Wednesday afternoon. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick, Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey visited Saturday morning. l Debbie Sherman spent the day Saturday with us. We were really glad to see her. More...

Sports

Mother played ball; dad struck out Ruth

Baseball’s Best

“A lot of girls are not capable of playing hardball. They are ladies. I was a tomboy. I could play base­ball because I wasn’t a lady. They couldn’t. More...

Worship

New Work Baptist Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s clos­est neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. 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...

Drug trafficking and distribution top list of recent sheriff’s arrests

The effort of slowly building a case paid off, as a pair of significant arrests were made by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, primarily involving drug trafficking and distribution.  Marcovius Sherdain Beard, 29, of Lincolnton, was char More...

Hearst wins state championship title

Three Lincoln County High School students, (l-r) Kimya Ferguson, Gerard Hearst, and Katelyn Bennett brought home numerous awards from the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Track Cham­pions More...

Partridge, Jones receive Dooley award

Red Devil athletes Jesse Partridge and Austin Jones were the recipi­ents of the Vince J. Dooley Award, which celebrated its 11th year of honoring students. The Vincent J. More...

DeVos will be guest speaker at Memorial Day celebration

The Lincoln County Historical Society will remember Memorial Day with an afternoon of gospel music and reflection Sunday, May 27, from 2-5 p.m. in the Lewis Fam­ily Pavilion at the Lincoln County Historical Park.  More...

Paper announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.  Because of this, the deadline for placing all classifieds, retail adver­tisements, legal notices, and news items has been moved to Friday, May 25. More...

Editorial Page

Makes no sense to eat banana peels and toss what’s inside

Words of Encouragement

You may have heard the tale about the old fellow who confided to a friend that he had never eaten a banana.  That friend bought a bunch of bananas and had them delivered to the old fellow’s house. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sentimental Journey

Across The Savannah

This store is along Highway 1010 near Hickory Tavern. I was making my way from Greenville to Lincolnton one Saturday after­noon. I had to take a back road, a blessing. The light was bad at 3:45 p.m. but I had to photograph this old store. More...

Obituaries

Rufus Eugene Bohler

Mr. Rufus Eugene “Gene” Bohler, 74, of Tignall Rd., entered into rest on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, at Beulah Baptist Church. More...

Nancy Goldman Chastain

Mrs. Nancy Goldman Chastain, 84, of Chastain Dr., entered into rest on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at University Hospital, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, at Green­wood Baptist Church. 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...