October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Interpress Studios will be taking photos Oct. 14-16

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

Fish Fest winners

Elijah Clark State Park hosted its Sixth Annual Kids’ Fish Fest on Saturday, September 27. The girl and boy who caught the most fish were Ashley Holmes and Zackary Wagner, both of Thomson. More...

Pinson to speak tonight at park

Lincoln County resident Larry Pinson will be the guest speaker for the seventh installment in the 2014 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m More...

Citizens have until Oct. 6 to register to vote

The last day to register to vote in the General Election or change one’s name, address, etc. is Monday, October 6, according to Lilvender Bolton, elections director for Lincoln County,  More...

News

DDS commissioner announes new pre-apply online service

Georgia Department of Driver Services ( DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell recently announced a new online customer service tool designed to improve licensing efficiency and ultimately reduce customer wait times. 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. More...

Students test effectiveness of natural pest repellants

Grits sprinkled over fire ant mounds, plastic bags filled with water to repel flies and high-frequency sound waves to chase away rats and mice—these are just a few nonchemical methods rumored to work as pest repellents.  More...

Sports

Red Devils blank First Presbyterian 10-0

Lincoln County’s Red Devils shut out previously undefeated First Presbyterian Day of Macon 10-0 at Buddy Bufford Field last Friday night.  Head coach Kevin Banks and assistants made several changes to prepare for the game. More...

We'll have to 'wait until next year'

BASEBALL’S BEST

We Atlanta Braves fans now reluctantly realize that the 2014 version of the Braves has come to the end of the line. More...

First buck

Pam Aycock of Lincoln County with her eight point buck on September 21. This was her first season hunting with a compound bow.   More...

Worship

Church of the Mediator offers blessings Oct. 4

The Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the 13th century monk known for his love and care of all of God’s creation is Saturday, October 4. 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...

Harley makes donation to help preserve Kettle Creek Battlefield

Dwight Harley of Lincolnton made two very generous donations to the Kettle Creek Battlefield Association (KCBA) in Wilkes County, which eventually netted a total of $27,000 for the organization.  Harley contributed $5,000 in cash and $8,500 in P More...

Chamber seeking sponsors for Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is looking for sponsors for the annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival and Parade, set for Saturday, December 6.  The sponsorship levels are as follows:  (1) “Stocking Stuffer More...

Names of veterans being sought by CCLC for program

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County (CCLC) is set to host a celebration for all of the veterans in the area on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11.  The event will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Prospectors will converge on mountain for Rock Swap & Dig

The biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap and Dig is set to begin Friday, October 3, and continue through Sunday, October 5.  Last April, approximately 1,200 rockhounds converged on the mountain from as far away as Maine, Illinois, Virginia, Ohio, More...

Residents may take advantage of sales tax holiday Oct. 3-5

The state of Georgia will observe a sales tax holiday for energy and water efficient products Friday, October 3, through Sunday, October 5.  Energy Star is a joint program of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United State More...

Opinions

My Original Google

Across The Savannah

As a boy I read the Weekly Reader, Outdoor Life, Superman comic books, and the Hardy Boys Adventures. Books were not overly abundant and I read whatever I could. More...

People

Learning the phases of the moon

LCES gifted classes are based on project based learning. The second rade gifted class has just finished studying the phases of the moon. More...

LCES Bucket Fillers

LCES students named as Bucket Fillers are back row: Bryson Elam, Zachary Marshall, Madison Middleton, Kate Beggs, Johnathan Norman, Spencer Stewart, Shaniya Cross, and Skylar Goldman; middle row: Brianna Coleman, Ali Cox, Brody DeRaps, Cayden Wynn, N More...

Armour celebrates fourth birthday with pony party Sept. 20

Addie Elizabeth Armour, daughter of Audra and Justin Armour, celebrated her third birthday with an outdoor “Pony Party” at Armour Farms Saturday, September 20.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Bentley

Mrs. Dorothy Bentley, 95, wife of the late Harold L. More...

Karen White Johnson

Mrs. Karen White Johnson, 61, wife of Joey Johnson, stepped into eternity on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.  More...

Glinda Goldman Wells

Mrs. Glinda Goldman Wells, wife of Ben Hill Wells of Washington Hwy., entered into rest Sunday, September 28 at Thomson Manor in Thomson.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1 at Hephzibah Baptist Church with Revs. More...