September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Labor Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Mon­day, September 7.  The deadline for all news and advertisements to appear in the Sep­tember 10 edition of the paper will be 2 p.m. More...

Law enforcement officials will crack down on impaired drivers

Motorists all across Georgia are preparing for the unofficial end of summer by planning last minute trips to the lake, beach, and every­where in between – law enforcement officers are also making preparations for the Labor Day weekend.  More...

News

High school students wanted to help preserve historic places

The Watson-Brown Foundation is looking for high school students interested in preserving history and helping the communities of the CSRA for their Junior Board. The Junior Board is all about historic preservation and philanthropy. More...

McKinney, Glover recognized for work with area garden clubs

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton recognizes Mrs. Norma McKinney and Mrs. Peggy Glover for their work with the Azalea Dis­trict, the Garden Club of Georgia and the Deep South Garden Clubs.  More...

People

Walker family decendants gather for reunion at Fishing Creek Aug. 16

The Walker family held its 95th annual reunion for the descendants of Daniel Lumpkin and Margaret Elizabeth Stephenson Walker at Fishing Creek Baptist Church on Sunday, August 16th.  More...

Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton has chosen the home of Harvey and Leverta Elam on the Augusta Highway as our Yard of the Month. Their neighbor suggested their home because they work so hard to make their yard nice. More...

Dept. of Agriculture issues recall on cut green beans

Georgia Agriculture Commis­sioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans distributed in Georgia due to potential health risk. More...

Obituaries

Derek Allen Singleton

Mr. Derek Allen Singleton entered rest on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Georgia Regents Medical Cen­ter.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 19, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Roscoe Perry officiating. More...

Worship

Anthony Chapel Church

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruction by man or nature. It’s usefulness ceased long ago, and further maintenance is no lon­ger practical.  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...

BOC agrees not to raises taxes; approves rollback millage rate

The millage rate was under dis­cussion during a work session and called meeting held by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Monday, August 24.  The commission agreed to ad­vertise the proposed millage at the rollback rate of 10.191 mills t More...

Chief receives new head gear

Sid Hatfield (l), chief deputy for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, was the recipient of a Native American headdress, hand-made by Kenny Adair. More...

Dr. Rawlings will speak on fields and forests tonight

William Rawlings, a physician and author from Sandersville, will be the guest speaker for the sixth installment in the 2015 “History in the Park” lecture series, sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society.  The lecture is sch More...

Library staff busy cleaning house to clear the way for new books

Due to a lack of space, the staff and volunteers at the Lincoln Coun­ty Library has been busy weeding out duplicate materials and books that have not been touched in the last five years.  More...

Editorial Page

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

To sleep, per chance to dream

Last week at my yearly physical I was given a contraption similar to a wristwatch to take home and wear on my wrist along with a little rubber clip to put on my finger. 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...

Across The Savannah Cruising into the past

Charleston Harbor has it all: history, nature, beauty, and commerce

I’ve been going to Charleston for many years. Vacations, film assign­ments, book signings, bridge runs, and a desperately ill father and more took me there. More...

Sports

Devil's thump Tigers to extend lead in all-time series

WASHINGTON – Lincoln Coun- ty dominated the Tigers last Friday before allowing two late scores. The 26-13 Red Devil win gives Lincoln County a 37-35-6 lead in the all-time series between the two heated rivals. More...

Welcome Back, Brian

BASEBALL’S BEST

This past Friday evening I made my yearly trek to see the Braves host the visiting New York Yankees at Turner Field three-game series. 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...