October 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Rockhounds will converge on mountain for rock swap

biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap and Dig is set to begin Friday, October 2, and continue through Sunday, October 4.  Last October, close to 1,500 rock hounds converged on the mountain from as far away as California, Ohio, Virginia, Florida, an More...

Willingham will be guest speaker at History in the Park tonight

Robert M. 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...

News

Budget Hearings

The proposed 2016 Budget for the City of Lincolnton, General, Hotel-Motel and Water Funds, will be discussed in three (3) hearings. A copy of the proposed budget will be available for all concerned citizens to view during the hear­ings.  More...

Energy assistance prog. opens Dec. 1

Georgia’s energy assistance pro­gram, administered by the Division of Family and Children Services, will open December 1 this year, Director Bobby Cagle announced Tuesday.  The federally-funded program assists low-income, elderly and dis­a More...

People

Shively performs at UGA Chinese festival gala

  Austin Shively was chosen to perform at the University of Georgia Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Gala on September 25. Austin performed with another UGA student, Xin Tian, studying in Athens from Beijing, China. More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine, Raymond and Ryan Timmerman brought lunch on Mon­day. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. Ryan is here on a visit from Saudi Arabia, and it was so good to see him. l Rev. Bob Rayner visited Friday morning. More...

Trail Conservancy launches redesigned website

The Appalachian Trail Conser­vancy (ATC) has launched a rede­signed version of its website, www.appalachiantrail.org. More...

Obituaries

Dianne Morgan Poteat

Mrs. Dianne Morgan Poteat, 66, entered into rest on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at her sister’s residence in Sylvania, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 25, at Double Branches Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Worship

Faith Community Church

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The Music Makers

Recent times have seen a new popularity in country music and gospel music throughout the country. 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...

Plans in the works to offer dual enrollment in Lincoln County

If all goes as expected, Lincoln County students will no longer have to drive to Thomson for dual enroll­ment classes.  Dual enrollment classes allow high school students in grades 9-12 to earn college credit while working on their high school d More...

David Allan Coe to perform at American Legion Post 194

David Allan Coe, musician, sing­er songwriter, and actor, is sched­uled to appear at American Legion Post 194 on Sunday, October 11.  Beginning at 3 p.m., guests will have the opportunity to meet, greet, and dine with Coe and his wife, Kimberly. More...

Twelve LCMS students selected for TIP program at Duke University

Twelve students at LCMS re­cently qualified for Duke Univer­sity’s Talent Identification Program (TIP) by scoring at or above the 95th percentile on a recent grade-level standardized achievement test.  More...

Morningside to sponsor Financial Peace University

Morningside Baptist Church is set to host “Financial Peace Uni­versity” (FPU), beginning Sunday, October 4.  More than 2.5 million families have positively changed their finan­cial future through Dave Ramsey’s innovative money More...

Editorial Page

If only I could see them now...

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Had my mother lived she would have celebrated her 93rd birthday this coming Wednesday. Time is flying by and with each moment it seems I lose tiny bits and pieces of her. More...

Across The Savannah Lincoln County Lost

Lincoln County before the dam

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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: Do you eat the rind on cheese? More...

Sports

Devils persevere to win with two TDs in second half

Lincoln County earned a hard- fought win over tough First Pres- byterian Day 14-0 in Macon last Friday night. shutout of the season and second consecutive shutout of the FPD Vi- kings. More...

Berra was a Yankee legend

On Tuesday, September 22, I received some news that I could have done without hearing. One of my boyhood baseball idols passed away at the age of 90. More...

7-A SCHEDULES

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Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LINCOLN NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER Because of a default under the terms of the Security Deed executed by Kenny Jones AKA Kenney Jones to Mortgage Electronic Regis­tration Systems, Inc. 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...