September 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Friday night’s football game will raise awareness of prostate cancer

Blue will be the prominent color when the Red Devils meet First Presbyterian Day School in Macon Friday, September 25.  Friday is the culmination of “Blue Week,” a statewide campaign to raise the public’s awareness of prostate More...

Roll up sleeves for blood drive at LBC this Sat.

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Saturday, September 26, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Skeet Willingham will speak on Capt. Hunter at historical park

Robert M. “Skeet” Willingham, Jr., Wilkes County author and his­torian, will be the guest speaker for the seventh installment in the 2015 “History in the Park” lecture series, hosted by the Lincoln County His­torical Society. More...

The Band Kelley leads the line-up of talent at FOE’s bluegrass festival

Once again, the air will be filled with the sounds of banjos, mando­lins, upright bases, and fiddles as the 15th Annual Elijah Clark State Park Bluegrass Festival gets underway on Friday, September 25. More...

News

EPA encourages homeowners to care for their septic tanks

The U.S. Environmental Pro­tection Agency will hold its third annualSepticSmart Week on Sept. More...

Blooming elephant ear

What’s going on in your backyard? The Lincoln Journal invites all residents to email pictures of their flora and fauna to journal@nu-z. net. More...

People

Leathersville News

Art and Lois Fizer visited with us Monday afternoon. Elaine and Raymond Timmerman brought sup­per. We enjoyed their visit and our supper together. More...

All ag-grads are in demand, but ag-tech and agribusiness degrees are most valued

Students who study agriculture- related technology and agribusiness can expect to bring in the highest starting salaries among their cohort, according to the most recent agri­cultural salary study performed by Iowa State University. More...

Pink Pasion program at Ebenezer

Ebenezer Baptist Church invites the public to attend its 2nd Annual “Pink Passion” Program Sun., Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Thornton

Mr. Tommy Thornton, 84, former­ly of North Alexander Dr., entered into rest on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the Georgia War Veterans Home, Milledgeville, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Worship

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Full Story

JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extremely curious about their surroundings. No doubt both would perish if they did not have the ex­ample of their elders to guide 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...

County signs MOU for the construction of water park

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Lincoln County Economic Development Authority and Spirit of America Entertain­ment, Inc. More...

County announces SPLOST projects; total millage rate drops 2.26 percent

Projects that will appear on the ballot for the 2017 SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) Referendum were approved by the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners.  The action was taken during the board’s regular meeting held Thu More...

20 years of service

The Friends of the Lincoln County Library hosted a party in the Dova Partridge Annex on Thursday, September 17, to celebrate Shirley Dawkins’ 20 years of service as library director. More...

Pop Warner teams will have home field advantage Sat.

The Lincoln County Pop Warner Association will host its first se­ries of home games on Saturday, September 26, at Buddy Bufford Field.  With close to 100 participants, this marks the first year Pop Warner foot­ball, cheerleading, and dance have More...

Public Lands Day to be observed at Elijah Clark State Park

Lincoln County residents are encouraged to observe Saturday, September 26, as “National Public Lands Day (NPLD)” by participat­ing in efforts to clean up local, state, and federal lands. More...

Interpress to shoot kids for Christmas supplement

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...

Editorial Page

Across The Savannah

Scenes from down South

Robert Clark and I create a week­ly feature that gives people a look the Southland and its unique beauty, Photo of the Week. http:// www.photooftheweek.net/ Book­mark it and visit anytime and share with your friends. More...

Hodge Podge

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

I’m assuming most of you know I was born a city girl and married a country boy. 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.  Q: I set my houseplants outside for the summer. More...

Sports

Player of the Week

Midarious Roberts #1 was selected as Player of the Week in the game against Twiggs County. More...

Silver Division National Championship

The Georgia Hoyas of the Amateur Athletic Union recently attended the NTBA National Tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. They won the Seventh Grade Silver Division National Championship. More...

Lincoln County’s Red Devils whipped the visiting Twiggs County Cobras 47-8 to improve their season mark to 4-0.  The undefeated Devils were ranked number 10 in the Class Public poll going into the game. 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...