September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Incumbents to fill three seats on city council

Qualifying for three seats on the Lincolnton City Council was held Monday, August 31, through Friday, September 4.  According to Martha Jo Austin, elections superintendent for the city, the following individuals qualified for the positions:  More...

Photo shoot for Christmas supplement set for Oct. 6-8

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

Chances are high for outbreak of avian influenza in Georgia

“It is highly likely that Georgia will experience an outbreak of the avian influenza (AI) virus during this year’s migratory cycles,” stated Casey Broom, director of the Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES).  More...

Editorial Page

My sister’s swimming pool

Across The Savannah: The Memory Maker

Sunday morning after the Georgia game against Louisiana- Lafayette, I walked around sister Brenda’s swimming pool recall­ing good times. It was quiet and the water was smooth. More...

Changes to whole farm revenue insurance could increase access

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently an­nounced expansion of Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance to all states and counties. More...

Baseballs best

Baseball’s collapses are unpredictable

Now that we are in the home stretch of the Major League Base­ball season, we are watching intent­ly each day as the top teams in each division are fighting to retain their leads in order to reach the post-sea­son. More...

Obituaries

George Nicholas Wolfe

George Nicholas “Nick” Wolfe, 31, of Washington, Ga. More...

Worship

Bethany United Methodist Church

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Mister Banjo

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Worship Schedule

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...

City will enforce regulations governing motorized carts

The City of Lincolnton will start enforcing state laws governing the use of motorized carts, which include golf carts, four-wheelers, ATVs, side-by-sides, and so forth.  The action was taken at the regular meeting of the mayor and council held T More...

Lightning knocks out 911 and land-line services Sat.

As the result of a passing light­ning storm, 911 and regular tele­phone services at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office’s 911 com­munications center were interrupt­ed around 3:00 a.m. More...

Studying advancements in weaponry

The students in Christie Bryan’s eighth-grade social studies class at LCMS have been studying about the evolution of Native American cultures prior to contact with Europeans. More...

Bridge taking shape

Girders have been set on a portion of the new Price-Legg Bridge, also known as the Little River Bridge or the “Green Bridge.” The new structure will be 1,925 feet long, compared to the ol More...

People

Bass selected to participate in GRU Summer STAR program

Emily Behrens Bass participat­ed in the Summer STAR (Student Training and Research) program at Georgia Regents University in Au­gusta.  Summer STAR is a nine week biomedical research opportunity for undergraduates interested in pursuing a caree More...

Loggerhead sea turtles reach another nesting record in Ga.

What a difference a decade of conservation can make.  In 2004, the number of logger­head sea turtle nests on Georgia's barrier island beaches plunged to 358, the fewest since comprehen­sive surveys began in the state in 1989.  More...

Super Saturday at ECSP

Welcome all, bring the kids, Sep­tember 25th and 26th are two days you don’t want to miss. Friday, September 25th, our bluegrass bands to include Southern Bluegrass will entertain you from 5:30 - 10 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs. More...

Sports

Opening day of archery deer season is Sept. 12

Archers will get the first op­portunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 12, ac­cording to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Re­sources Division.  More...

Player of the Week

Surrounded by teammates and Coach Banks, David Byrne was named Player of the Week for the Lincolnton vs. Washington game by Stan Tankersley, Farm Bureau Agency Manager. 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...