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Beetle invasion

Fumigation of the Andrew Jackson Reid Log Cabin (circa 1790) is in progress at the Lincoln County Historical Park on Lumber Street. The action is being taken to eradicate an infestation of powder post beetles. More...

Independence Day festivities to be held in Washington July 3

If the weather cooperates, Thursday evening will bring thousands of people into Washington for the annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks.  Last year, the event was cancelled due to heavy thunderstorms, and the fireworks delayed until More...

Journal office will be closed July 3 & 4; will reopen July 7

In observance of Independence Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday, July 3, and Friday, July 4.  Regular Monday deadlines will apply for the July 10 issue.  We wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July!   More...

News

Be patient with flightless Canada geese this summer

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.  More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agriculture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr. georgia.gov. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.  Q: What is the difference between catnip and catmint? More...

Grow your own backyard paradise in a pot

Create a backyard escape with the help of container gardens. More...

People

Visiting librarian

Wee Wisdom Little School is having a summer blast with librarian Shirley Dawkins. She is coming every Tuesday to read stories to the children. More...

Father/daughter dance

The Sunshine Girls held a Father/Daughter Dance at The Lincoln Center on Saturday, June 21. A great and uplifting time was had by all.  More...

Frankie Nicole Porter weds Scott Alexander Brown May 17

Frankie Nicole Porter of Lincolnton and Scott Alexander Brown of Washington exchanged wedding vows in an outdoor ceremony Saturday, May 17, at five o’clock in the afternoon at the Brown family farm in Washington. More...

Numerous defendants sentenced by Hinesley during bench trials

Bench trials were held Monday, June 16, and Tuesday, June 17, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, with Judge Harold A. More...

Park to host bike parade and other activities July 4

The “July Fourth Bike Parade,” is scheduled to take place at Elijah Clark State Park beginning at 2 p.m. More...

Residents name heroes who helped make America great

With Independence Day right around the corner, we at The Lincoln Journal thought it would be interesting to ask Lincoln County residents to name their greatest American heroes.  We received a broad range of responses, from nationally known figur More...

Shooting hoops

Coach Wesley Wuchte helps Rachel Jordan and Zy Wright work on their shooting form at the Red Devil Basketball Camp held June 23-25 in the LCHS Gymnasium. Over 30 children, ages 6-13, took part in the camp   More...

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Unforgettable baseball moments

As we approach the Major League All-Star game in a few days, my thoughts ran back the clock as I was reminiscing about some of the treasured moments in Braves history (and other teams) that have made lasting impressions on baseball fans. More...

Opinions

The Peace Symbol

We Need Another Iconic Symbol Bad

When I think back to my years at the University of Georgia, three symbols come to mind. The university’s iconic arch, the Georgia “G,” and the peace symbol, adopted by hippies and Vietnam protestors. More...

Worship

St. Paul to host plate sale July 5

St. Paul United Methodist Church Recreation Area Fundraiser will be held Sat., July 5th. Tickets are available for catfish or chicken strip plates. More...

Upcoming events at Elijah Clark SP

Elijah Clark State Park has several upcoming fun events planned for the family. Some of those events at a glance are:  • Fri., July 4 - July Fourth Bike Parade, 2 p.m. 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 Randall Edmunds at 706-359-1506 or Sharon Bryan at 706-359-1258for more information.  AA meeting   More...