September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Community invited to health expo at Faith Community

A health expo will be held at Faith Community Church on Saturday, September 19, from 3-6 p.m. More...

Kids invited to take part in fish fest at ECSP Sept. 26

Elijah Clark State Park will host its Seventh Annual Kids’ Fish Fest on Saturday, September 26, from 11 a.m. More...

Editorial Page

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Dear Hearts and Gentle People

“The words are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep…and miles to go before I sleep.” [Robert Frost, 1923] I slept like a log last night. I woke up in the fireplace. 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.  More...

The Fall Line: It influences where you drive

Across The Savannah

Geography was a favorite sub­ject back in elementary school but my grasp of it at best was just that, elementary. Obviously I knew we had mountains, a Piedmont, a coastal plain, and Atlantic shore in the Southeast but that was about it. More...

Obituaries

Woodrow H. Boutwell

Mr. Woodrow H. Boutwell, of Ashmore-Barden Road, entered into rest on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral Services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, at Martins Crossroads Congrega­tional Holiness Church. More...

David E. Bowman

Mr. David E. Bowman, 50, went home to be with the Lord on Tues­day, September 1, 2015 at the Coliseum Medical Center in Macon, Georgia.  A memorial service to celebrate David’s life was held at 5 p.m. More...

Vera Davis Fowler

Mrs. Vera Davis Fowler, 85, of Elberton, Georgia, passed away at her home Sunday evening, June 13, 2015, surrounded by her family.   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...

Board approves millage rates; reduces bond tax by .5 mills

Millage rates were set at the regu­lar meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education held Tuesday, September 8. More...

UMC celebrates a century of service on Sun.

Lincolnton United Methodist Church will host “Centennial Sun­day” in conjunction with the month- long celebration of its 100th year of service to God and the community.  The activities will get underway with a special worship service More...

Sheriff Beggs issues report on three types of telephone scams

Bruce received re­cently to once again warn residents of telephone scams. More...

Interpress Studios will be at clubhouse October 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...

OES receives grant

A 2014 Emergency Preparedness Response and Recovery Grant in the amount of $40,842 was awarded to Lincoln County to assist with the purchase of a portable generator to provide power for The Lin­coln More...

People

National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 13-19

As part of National Child Pas­senger Safety Week, AAA – The Auto Club Group and its Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation join organizations nationwide to encourage parents and caregivers to make sure their children are riding in a safe sea More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond came over Monday of last week and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. l Brenda and Franklin Bowick and Lisa and Jordan Mahaffey vis­ited Saturday afternoon. l Jackie Bonner visited Sunday afternoon. More...

Sons of the American Legion Post 194 elect new officers

Squadron 194, Sons of the Ameri­can Legion Post 194, Lincolnton, met September 10 at the post home. The purpose of this meeting was to re-instate the squadron. Officer were nominated and elected.  All meetings will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Devils are easy winners over Westside, 48-7Devils

Lincoln County earned its third victory of the season – and revenge from last year – with a 48-7 thrash- ing of the visiting Westside Patirots at The Bud last Friday. More...

Cardboard Heroes

BASEBALL’S BEST

Someone gave me a little sign re- cently for my desk that reads, “When grow up I want to be a little boy.” More...

Region 7-A Schedules

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Worship

Double Branches Baptist Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commod­ity and was much appreciated by the people of Palestine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and fountains, and water was even sold in the streets.  More...

Church 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...