June 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lincolnton native to appear in Evans for one night only

Carole J. Bufford, a native of Lin­colnton and a professional cabaret singer, will be making an appear­ance at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center in Evans on Friday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Sheriff’s deputy and wife arrested for simple battery

Brandon Reed, 28, a patrol deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, was charged with simple battery following an incident that occurred at his residence on Chey­enne Drive Sunday, May 24.  The officer was not on duty at the time of More...

Magical educator to perform for Summer Reading Program

Magical educator Chad Crews is scheduled to perform at the Lincoln County Library on Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m.  During his visit, he will present “The Super Reading Extravaganza” for children of all ages.  More...

Historical society to host Kids’ Day at park Saturday

The Lincoln County Historical Society is set to hold its annual “Kids’ Day at the Historical Park” from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Journal requests Summer Selfies from residents

The Lincoln Journal wants ev­eryone to have a fabulous “Selfie Summer.”  Throughout the summer, we will publish selfies taken at various va­cation destinations – Myrtle Beach, Ireland, Disney World, the Great Smokies, Elijah Cl More...

News

New quota hunt system makes process even easier

Effective June 1, sportsmen and women can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’Wildlife Resources Divi­sion. More...

Leathersville News

l Rev. Bob Rayner visited Tues­day morning. l Austin Ellenberg and Jason Bentley visited Tuesday afternoon. l Kenneth and Donna Abel vis­ited with us Friday afternoon. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick and Nobie Dean Hawes visited Saturday afternoon. More...

Shingles vaccine avail.

Zostavax (Shingles Vaccine) is available at the Lincoln County Health Department. Must be at least 60 years of age and have either Medicare Part D, State UHC, State CIGNA or BCBS. Please call (706) 359-3154 for more information.   More...

People

LCHS names students to honor roll for final quarter

Lincoln County High School recent­ly announced the students named to their Honor Roll list for the fourth quarter.  More...

Benefit barbecue chicken plate sale slated for June 20

Thomas-Lane American Le­gion Post 597 will host a barbecue chicken plate sale on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The sale is being held to assist Gregory “Greg” Harris with travel and treatments for cancer.  More...

Spencer named to President’s List; Robertson named to Deans List at UGA

The University of Georgia has an­nounced the names of undergraduate students who were named Presiden­tial Scholars or achieved the Dean’s List for spring semester.  Jacob H. Spencer was named Presidential Scholar. 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...

Free lunches being offered to children through SSO program

The “Seamless Summer Option (SSO),” sponsored by the USDA, is up and running in Lincoln County.  This marks the second year the initiative has enabled the Lincoln County School System to continue feeding children lunch throughout the More...

Community comes together to raise money to combat cancer

Area residents pulled together to raise funds for the fight against cancer at the 14th Annual Lincoln County American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life held Saturday, May 16, at the Curry Colvin Recre­ation Complex on Rowland-York. More...

LCHS to offer youth baseball camp June 18-19

The LCHS Youth Baseball Camp for children ages 7-12 will be held Thursday and Friday, June 18 and 19, at the school.  The camp is set to run from 9 a.m. More...

Closing of Keg Creek Bridge results in detour

Lincoln County residents need to add an extra 10 minutes to their drive time when traveling to and from Augusta on State Route 47 (Augusta Highway/Washington Road).  As of Wednesday, May 27, Keg Creek Bridge in Columbia County was closed to traf More...

Reviere will speak on local history at May House tonight

Rev. More...

The Emmy goes to....

Jantzen Gianfrancesco, a former resident of Lincoln County, poses with one of the two Emmys he won at the Sports Emmy Awards Ceremony held recently at the Lincoln Center in New York City. More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Summertime, when the living is easy...

I think I must have been eight or nine before my family ever took an honest-to-God summer vacation, and as I recall it was to visit rela­tives in Jacksonville, Florida. First time I’d ever seen the ocean.  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: We have a row of red cedars on our property. More...

Baseballs best

Was Ty Cobb a ‘terrible beauty.?

This past Saturday I did some­thing that I really enjoy doing and took a short baseball trip. More...

Obituaries

Betty Jane Falkinburg

Mrs. Betty Jane Falkinburg, be­loved wife of Richard Allen Falkin­burg, entered into rest on May 24, 2015.  A Celebration of Life was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton  More...

Worship

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Mt. Zion Baptist Church More...

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 Directory

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...