June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Rain delays opening of Soap Creek bridge

an old song that says “rainy days and Mondays always get me down.” Rainy days are surely getting Lincoln County residents down, as the opening of Soap Creek bridge has been delayed a litt More...

Several activities planned at park for month of June

Elijah Clark State Park personnel have planned quite a few summer events designed to keep children and young adults amused. More...

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Independence Day and annual vacation week, The Lincoln Journal will close at 5 p.m., on Friday, June 29, and remain closed through July 8.  Early deadlines for the July 5 edition of The Lincoln Journal have been scheduled for Th More...

Library hosts children’s movies every Monday

Movie day at the library for the area children is always fun. With blankets, pillows, and snacks, they all relax in chairs or on the floor. More...

News

Zellars home named as Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Zellars of Au­gusta Highway, as our Yard of the Month for May. More...

Flying cordless drills have returned

We used to try to hit them with baseball bats. A tennis racket would have been a better choice, but there were no tennis courts on our farm.  We would also catch them going into their holes, plug the hole and listen to their angry reply. More...

People

Pine Needle Garden Club members attend 90th birthday celebration

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton members attended the garden party birthday celebration for the 90th birthday of the Garden Club of Georgia on June 9th at the Garden Club of Georgia’s Head­quarters in Athens, Georgia.  More...

Barnes, Hill named to Dean’s List for spring semester at Ga. State

Laura Barnes and Macy Hill of Lincolnton have been named to the Dean’s List at Georgia State Uni­versity for the Spring Semester of 2018.  More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine Timmerman came Thurs­day and brought lunch and carried me to town. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Anne Wright came Tuesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. More...

Obituaries

Marvin Eugene Mercier

Graveside services for Marvin Eugene Mercier, 78, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Washington City Cemetery with Cornell Hailey officiating. He died Friday, June 1, 2018.  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...

Mayor cancels fireworks show due to budget and other issues

The Lincolnton City Council be­gan its June meeting with a small, but disappointing announcement by Lincolnton Mayor Henry Brown. “I will be brief. More...

Biggerstaff to teach art classes to benefit Lincoln Artisans, Inc.

Local artist and author Nolia Big­gerstaff will teach art classes for children the week of June 25 in the Lamar-Blanchard House in Lincoln­ton. More...

Attorneys will meet with judge to decide fate of SDS agreement

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a work session last week, where no vote was taken, to discuss a number of pertinent items, some of which will be taken to a vote at its next meeting, scheduled for Thursday (tonight), June 14, beginning More...

Kids can eat free lunches thanks to Seamless Summer Option at LCHS

Frequently children who de­pend on breakfast and lunch at school have problems meeting their nutritional needs over the summer break. More...

Journal requests summer photos from community

The Lincoln Journal is asking the community to submit summertime selfies and photos in celebration of the season. More...

Editorial Page

Marriage benefit: You don’t have to finish your own sentences

Words of Encouragement

I heard the other day about the fellow who joked he hadn’t spoken to his wife in 18 months.  “Why not,” his friend asked.  “Because I don’t like to interrupt her.”  I heard about another fellow who c More...

Life Without Fathers

Across The Savannah

There’s something about being a writer that makes people confide in you. Why tell a writer, who uses life as raw material, your deepest secrets. But tell me they do, and sometimes their secrets break my heart.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

My only visit to ‘The House that Ruth Built’

Baseball’s Best

“Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best game in the world” – Babe Ruth  A few days ago I celebrated an­other birthday for which I am very grateful. More...

Worship

Pleasant Grove C.M.E Church

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JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extremely curious about their surroundings. 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...