July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Battery, DUI and drug charges top list of arrests made by LCSO

Several arrests were made re­cently by deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrests listed here are taken from information provided by local law enforcement officials. More...

Council considers renovations

The City of Lincolnton held a called meeting on Monday, June 22, at the “Coaches’ Building,” located at the intersection of Sunrise Drive and Dallas Street. More...

Boaters urged to use extreme caution during holiday weekend

Heavy boating traffic is expected this July 4 as thousands of boaters will be out on the water enjoying the holiday with family and friends.  However, approximately 500 people drown each year from rec­reational boating accidents.  More...

Fireworks planned for July 3 in W-W

The Washington-Wilkes Indepen­dence Day Fireworks Celebration is set for Friday, July 3, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

News

USDA opens enrollment period for ARC and PLC programs

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to­day announced that eligible produc­ers may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015. More...

New federal rules require CDL learner’s permits

The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) will be implement­ing several legislative changes on July 1, 2015 that will affect com­mercial driver testing. More...

Visiting journalist

Bicyclist William Minor (l), a journalist with a background in weather, has visited almost every county in the United States with the goal of collecting historical data and intercepting and studying More...

People

Storytime at Wee Wisdom

Shirley Dawkins, Lincoln County Library director will take time out of her busy schedule to read stories to the children at Wee Wisdom Playschool every Monday at 10:00 a.m. More...

VBS at True Friendship

True Friendship Church will hold Vacation Bible School on July 6-10 from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. This years theme is “What’s Love Got To Do With It!” Rev. Darious S. Cullars is the pastor.   More...

Grace Believers service

Grace Believers Church will have service Sun. at 11 a.m. and prayer meeting and Bible study Wed. at 7 p.m. in the building formerly used to house Lincoln Artisans in downtown Lincolnton.   More...

Community Calendar

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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...

County uses fund balance to cover projected deficit

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners passed a resolu­tion to amend the FY 2015 Budget, which currently shows an estimated shortfall of $241,000.  The action was taken at a called meeting of the commissioners held Tuesday, June 23.  The More...

BOE approves final budget and names McKinney as interim superintendent

Britt McKinney was named in­terim superintendent for Lincoln County Schools at a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, June 23.  She also serves as the director of special education and Title I for the system.&nbs More...

Friends of Elijah will sponsor Independence Day Fun Fest

The “Independence Day Fun Fest Revolutionized” will be held at Eli­jah Clark State Park from 12 until 6 p.m. More...

Report includes two DNR arrests

Jorge Diaz Hernandez of Lin­colnton, charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane. Samantha Charlene Laughlin of Lincolnton, charged with theft by taking, entering an auto with intent to commit a felony, and possession of a Schedule IV drug. More...

LCHS to replace culinary arts with Food Science Pathway

LCHS will be phasing out the current Culinary Arts Pathway and implementing a Food Science Pathway during the 2015-2016 school year.  A pathway is a sequence of classes that prepares students for potential careers in a variety of areas.  More...

Making a splash!

Enjoying the Jessie Gunby Aquatics Center at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex are (front row, l-r) Tiffany Elliott, Hunter Elliott, Carter Crosby, (back row) Courtney Morgan, Parker Elliott, and C More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Food for thought on this 2015 In­dependence Day God Bless our Land and all wethink and do…..  We’re another year older now And I wonder what they’d say Those who wrote our Declara­tion For our Independence Day. More...

This Week in History

July 5, 1990 l The Lincoln Journal was rec­ognized for its coverage of LCHS sports at the Georgia Press As­sociation (GPA) Convention. More...

Across The Savannah

Bob Lamb of Pawley’s Island wrote this column for the George­town Times. Bob and I taught to­gether at the University of South Carolina College of Mass Com­munications. More...

Worship

New Hope Baptist Church

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The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. Generally, these music forms are played and sung by those without formal training in the art who enjoy using the talents that God has given them.  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...