June 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Groundbreaking to be held June 22 at Camp Lakeside

The Family YMCA of Greater Augusta and the Children’s Hos­pital of Georgia will break ground on renovations to the Family Y’s Camp Lakeside Monday, June 22, at 11 a.m.  The camp is located at 1238 Dog­wood Drive, off of Trulock Road More...

Keeping the beat

Band Kelley gave an interactive presentation on “American Roots Music” during an installment in the Lincoln County Library’s Sum­mer Reading Program held Thursday, June 11. More...

Summer selfies

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...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts And Gentle People

My cousin has a green thumb. Mine is more brownish with little flecks of yellow on it.  I love plants. I always have. More...

Across The Savannah Beautiful Detritus

Why do homes become abandoned?

Driving the backroads I see many an abandoned home. I feel a strange mix of sadness, admiration, and mystery when I happen upon forsaken homes. I get curious too. How does this beautiful detritus come to be?  More...

Baseballs best

Bulldogs contribute to major league rosters

Consider that in the 100-plus years of professional baseball in America, only18,000 or so play­ers have made the major leagues. The University of Georgia baseball teams over the years have sent al­most 40 former players to the bigs. More...

Worship

New Tabernacle Baptist Church

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MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. 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...

Fresh coat of paint

Workers with the Utility Service Group, based in Atlanta, are shown giving the City of Lincolnton’s 97,000-gallon water tank a fresh coat of paint. More...

Commission holds called meeting to discuss new OES billing service

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a called meet­ing on Thursday, June 11, at 5 p.m., followed by its regular meeting at 6 p.m.  More...

County approves LMIG list; renews lease for Cherokee

Routine business was the order of the day at the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting held Thursday, June 11.  More...

Karnok and puppet friends to entertain children at Summer Reading Program

Keith Karnok, magician, ven­triloquist, and teacher, will appear at the Lincoln County Library on Thursday, June 25, at 2 p.m. More...

People

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...

GDOL to co-sponsor career expo June 25 at GRU in Augusta

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) and the Greater Augusta Employer Committee will co-spon­sor a career expo Thursday, June 25, in Richmond County. The expo will be held from 1-4 p.m. More...

Infantry reunion

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for any­one who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the association and our 94th annual reunion in San Antonio, Texas from Sept. More...

Obituaries

Hugh Allen Ferguson

Hugh Allen Ferguson, 84 of Ferguson- Justice Road, entered into rest on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Joey A. McGill

Mr. Joey A. McGill, 60, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at University Hospital McDuffie in Thomson, Georgia.  Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, at Lin­colnton Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Ida Bell Remsen

Mrs. Ida Bell Remsen, 83, went to her eternal home on June 15, 2015.  Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 17, in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson with Rev. Robert Adams officiating. More...

Public Notices

NOTICE

The FY 2016 proposed budget for the Lincoln County Development Authority were delivered to the Authority Board on Tuesday, June 10, 2015. More...

Community Calendar

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...