October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

They’re diggin’ it!

Approximately 1,200 rockhounds converged on Graves Mountain from places such as Alaska, Delaware, Oregon, Connecticut, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, and Ohio for the biannual rock swap and dig held Octob More...

Residents encouraged to support the library through FOL auxiliary

The Friends of the Lincoln County Library’s (FOL) annual membership drive is currently underway.  The auxiliary raises funds and donates countless volunteer hours to ensure that the library has the resources it needs to be the best small-t More...

Potential jurors announced for civil trials at courthouse

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear civil cases when the court’s October Term begins Tuesday, October 15, at the Lincoln County Courthouse.  Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. More...

News

Georgia boat owners encouraged to renew decals before Oct. 24

Have you been holding off on registering your boat? Might not want to hold out much longer. More...

Opinions

Across The Savannah

It Fell from the Sky

I must have been around eight when Uncle Carroll handed me a jagged shard of metal. I couldn’t believe what was in my hands. More...

Between the Bookends

I am always looking for ways to save a little money. As you probably know, this is more that I can spend on the grandkids!  More...

People

Savannah Bay POA will host community open house Oct. 19

The Savannah Bay Subdivision will host their annual Homeowners Association Meeting on Saturday, October 19, welcoming all of their members back to Lincoln County. More...

Artist of the month

Hayden Holwein is Lincoln County Elementary School’s artist of the month. He did a “Happy Fall” picture with crayons and watercolors. More...

Leathersville News

l Chuck and Ethan Mahaffey visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday. l Pam Watson visited her parents, Kenneth and Donna Abel, during the week. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick and Jane Young visited William and Lee Bentley Saturday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

George Thomas Bohler

Mr. George Thomas Bohler, 71, of Bethany Church Road entered into rest on Friday, October 4, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 6 at Bethany United Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas Moon officiating. More...

James W. Broome

Mr. James W. Broome, 47, of Guillebeau Road entered into rest Wednesday, October 2, 2013 on his farm in the Maxim Community in Lincoln County.  More...

City chips in on new LED lights; welcomes Ashmore as new clerk

The new Christmas lights were under discussion at the regular meeting of the Lincolnton City Council held Monday, October 7.  More...

Residents urged to roll up sleeves at blood drive Sat.

Lincoln County residents are urged to roll up their sleeves and help save lives during the blood drive set for Saturday, October 12, from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. More...

Chief urges motorists to heed the speed limit in school zones

School zones have been expanded, and the speed limit in these zones is being strictly enforced between the hours of 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. More...

Local man loses life in dump truck accident at home

James William Broome, 47, of Lincolnton died when the body of a dump truck fell on him Wednesday, October 2, in a field off of Maxim Road.  More...

Successful car show

This vintage Corvette garnered a great deal of attention at the “Shining for Christ” Car, Truck, and Bike Show held recently in the parking lot beside Dollar General. More...

Kids to be shot at clubhouse October 22-24

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will be once again featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal.  More...

Editorial Page

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

To my grandkids

One of the advantages of growing older is that I forget what I wrote six months ago, so to me most of my columns are funny or poignant no matter when I read them. More...

Let God take control

TO THE EDITOR  Having recently read the following article, I would like to make a few comments concerning it and the application to the Republic of the united (not capitalized on purpose) States…..  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Lions Club meeting   The Lincolnton Lions Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at The Lincoln County Library. Call Jim Butler at 706-359- 4114 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359- 1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...