May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Community invited to drive through mock bio-terrorism exercise June 10

Lincoln County will be the host of a “Strategic National Stockpile Point of Dispensation” (SNS POD) drill on Saturday, June 10, from 9 a.m-1 p.m. at the high school campus, and the community is invited to attend.  More...

Matthews, Hawes receive Dooley award

Red Devil athletes Mitch Matthews and Tronyotta Hawes were recipi­ents of the Vince J. Dooley Award, which celebrated its tenth year of honoring students. The Vincent J. More...

Leadership Lincoln participants honored at graduation luncheon

A luncheon celebrating the recent completion of this year’s Leadership Lincoln program was held at the Lincolnton Club House last week and honored the dedication of the students and their completing the program.  More...

Children enjoy LCES field day

Students Jason Bramlett and Avery Price enjoy an old fashioned tire race with their classmates at this year’s LCES field day. More...

News

Pine Needle Garden Club announces contest winners

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton, along with the US For­estry Service, The National Garden Club, The Garden Club oh Georgia and The Azalea District of Garden Clubs, sponsor The Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl poster contests for grades K-5th grad More...

DOT suspends construction to ease Memorial Day traffic

To ease Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending construction-related lane closures from noon Friday, May 26 through 5 a.m. More...

Beef frank products recalled due to possible contamination

John Morrell and Co., a Cincin­nati, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 210,606 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog products that may be contaminated with extrane­ous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. More...

People

Best friends race in Sparta

Best friends raced against each other in the SORCS Spartan race in Sparta, Georgia May 21st. Cole Hopkins finished fifth and Russell Callaway finished fourth. More...

Congratulations to the Class of 2017

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Upcoming activities at the MACK

“Our weekly column to encourage your interest, participation, and sup­port of your local arts and culture.” ~The McCormick Arts Council (MACK), www.mccormickarts.org / 864-852-3216 / mccormickarts@gmail.com.  • The Barry Russell 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...

Development Authority works to bring aquaculture to county

The beginning phases of introduc­ing an aquaculture system to Lincoln County have begun, as talks between a local investor, the Lincoln County Development Authority, and the Uni­versity of Georgia’s Marine Extension are in the preliminary stage More...

Field day fun brings school year to close

Lincoln County Elementary School students Katelyn Long, Anna McFadden, and Josiah Zellars scoot for the finish line at this year’s field day. More...

Paper announces an early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.  More...

Paul Revere will be subject discussed in upcoming session of History in Park

Dr. John Turrentine will bring the figure of Paul Revere to life at this month’s “History in the Park” series scheduled for Thursday, June 1, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Historical Park.  More...

Summer reading program kicks off at library Friday

The Lincoln County Library summer reading program, “Create, Build, Discover,” kicks off on Fri­day, May 26, and will continue until Friday, June 30. More...

Swimming lessons offered at rec. dept. to kids June 19-22

Swimming lessons will be of­fered at the Lincoln County Rec­reation Department June 19-22, and registration is now open to the community.  Lessons will be held from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. each night. More...

Pilots teach flight safety to volunteers

Pilots with Airlife 10 in McDuffie County provided a landing zone safety course to Office of Emergency Service workers, area volunteers, and surrounding county volunteer firefighters and first respon More...

Editorial Page

TV can be an effective teacher of good and bad

Words of Encouragement

A mother was reading a book about animals to her toddler and was amazed at her mastery of the sounds they made.  “What does the cow say?” the mother asked.  “Moo,” came the response.  “And what does the ca More...

Political Cartoon

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Picking Blackberries

Across The Savannah

That Itchy, Joyous Childhood  Tradition  More...

Worship

Double Branches Baptist 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 Service Schedules

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...