June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Early deadlines set for paper’s holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed July 4-8 in light of the sum­mer holidays. Therefore, deadline for classified and retail advertising in the July seventh edition of the newspaper is Wednesday, June 29, by 5 p.m. More...

Elijah Clark Park schedules numerous summer activities

Several summertime events are being held at Elijah Clark State Park for children and adults alike. Archery for Beginners is taking place every Saturday, now through October 22, from 10-11:30 a.m. More...

Journal requests summer selfies and fun photos

“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...

News

Students recognized for receiving degrees at FFA State Convention

Recipients of the State FFA Degree were recognized at the 88th Georgia FFA State Convention held at the Macon Centreplex on April 28-30, 2016. The State FFA Degree is the highest degree that the Georgia FFA Association can bestow upon its members. More...

Birthday trip to Jamaica

Alberta H. Elam and LaTrear Mansion recently celebrated their birth­days with a trip to Montigo Bay, Jamaica. Alberta celebrated her 50th and LaTrear celebrated her 47th. More...

People

Leathersville News

Art and Lois Fizer visited Wednesday morning. l Franklin and Brenda Bowick visited Saturday. l Tim and Pam Abel from Guyton, Pam Watson and Ricky, and Josh and Royce Rice have been visitors of Kenneth and Donna Abel. More...

LHS Class of 1966 celebrates 50-year reunion

The Lincolnton High School Class of 1966 held its 50-year reunion on May 21 at Hickory Knob State Park in McCormick. More...

Waters to speak at CWRT June 27

Dr. 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...

BOE approves final budget, nixes renovations to old gym

Lincoln County schools’ fiscal year 2017 budget was approved at the last meeting of the Board of Edu­cation, accompanied by discussion of other financial reports. More...

Appleby donates his time and talent to build custom homes for veterans

“The mission is simple, find a worthy recipient, galvanize the community, have a call to action, and build that young man or woman a house that will allow them to flourish and prosper for the rest of their lives.” More...

Clinic will teach football basics to boys June 24

Boys of all ages are invited to par­ticipate in a free football familiariza­tion clinic at the Lincoln County Recreation Complex on Friday, June 24, from 7-9 p.m. More...

Ducks flock in formation against Avengers

The Avengers take on the Ducks in a recreation department soccer game on Thursday, June 16. (Photo by Jane Ellyn Aaron) More...

Editorial Page

Where is Barney when you need him!

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Sit-a-zuns A ResssssT! Yes, that’s what I should have yelled last week after I was almost mowed down while trying to get out of my car. Dear hearts we seem to come up with the same types of mis­deameanors almost every day. More...

Political Cartoon

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A Legend Lost in Time The Smokehouse

Across The Savannah

From it “came the sweetest smoke a man was ever to smell.” The late Harry Crews wrote that as he recalled his Uncle Alton’s smokehouse deep in South Geor­gia, down Bacon County way. More...

Obituaries

Ruby Marie Proctor

Mrs. Ruby Marie Proctor, 91, loving wife of 39 years to the late Adolph Carroll Proctor, Sr. entered into rest on Friday, June 17, 2016. More...

Worship

Midway United Methodst Church

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Mister Banjo

The happy sound of banjo music brings enjoyment to all within earshot. 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...