December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Truck stuck after long day’s haul

A truck turning right off of South Washington Street onto Lincoln Avenue ended in an overturn of the back end of an 18-wheeler late Friday night, as city police officers and other officials and volun More...

Elijah Clark State Park to host Colonial Christmas celebration

This year’s annual “Colonial Christmas” celebration at Elijah Clark State Park has been set for Sunday, December 17, from 12:30-4 p.m., and the community is invited to attend.  Park-goers can anticipated a variety of seasonal c More...

News

Reed and Davis place well at Elbert steer and heifer show

The Elbert County Steer & Heifer Show took place December 8-9, 2017, at the Wahatchee Creek Farms in Elberton, Georgia.  Lincoln County seventh grade 4-H’ers Elizabeth Ann Reed placed first and Hailey Davis placed third in their Showma More...

People

Leathersville News

Marion and Hilda Cliatt visited with Clifton, Donna, and Brooke Berry and celebrated with Brooke for her birthday.  David Dukes visited with Marion Cliatt on Wednesday.  Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey visited Saturday morning and took care of s More...

Hudgens offers fire safety tips

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urge Georgians to keep safety in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays.  More...

LCHS FCCLA members attend Capitol Leadership meeting in D.C.

When the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) brought over 250 of its student leaders and advisers to the leadership meeting. More...

Worship

Anthony Chapel Church

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The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal kingdoms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed everywhere. 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 Fellow More...

Council approves increase to water service base rate

A $3 rate increase for water services was approved by the Lincolnton City Council last week, which is set to take effect beginning on January 1 of the new year.  More...

Local American Legions will host ‘The Wall That Heals’ this spring

“The Wall That Heals,” a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Lincolnton in the spring of 2018. It will be open 24 hours a day, and is free to the public.  More...

Poland, Burgess, Smith, and FOL offer family-friendly events Dec. 16

The Lincoln County community is getting into the Christmas spirit as several family-friendly events will be held on Saturday, December 16, alongside the annual holiday parade and festival.  The fourth annual “Night of Lights” display More...

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday-Friday, December 25-29, in light of the Christmas holiday.  Therefore, the deadline for all classifieds, retail advertising, news items, and legal notices to be run in the December 28th edition of the ne More...

Editorial Page

How could you top a trip to Hawaii as a Christmas gift?

Words of Encouragement

A man boasted to his friends that he planned to take his wife to Hawaii for Christmas.  “That’s going to be tough to beat,” one friend said. More...

A Christmas Tree Adventure

Across The Savannah

Three Novembers ago my sisters and I were going through Mom’s things, and that meant a trip into the attic. There, Christmases past surrounded me, like that old Dickens’s Christmas Carol. More...

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Obituaries

Shirley Ann McFerrin

Shirley Ann McFerrin, 70, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at her daughter's residence in Macon, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, December 9, at at First Assembly of God in Lincolnton, Ga.Intermen More...

William Herbert Reed Sr.

Mr. William Herbert Reed Sr., 88, fondly known as “Pic and Piccolo” passed away at his home on Reed Rd., Lincolnton on Sunday, December 10, 2017.  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...