November 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Bell Ringer gets a new home

The Bell Ringer, a consignment shop operated by Lincoln County Family Connection, recently moved from the old high school building to the vocational building on the Welcome E. More...

Health fair to be hosted by CMA this Saturday

The Lincolnton Community Health Fair, sponsored by Commu­nity Medical Associates and Wills Memorial Hospital, will be held on Saturday, November 14, from 9 a.m. More...

Park and extension service to sponsor Walk Georgia 5K

The University of Georgia Coop­erative Extension Service’s “Walk Georgia” program will host a “Fall 5K and Family Fun Day” on Sat­urday, November 14 in partnership with Elijah Clark State Park.  More...

News

Georgia’s Energy Assistance Program will open on Dec. 1

Unlike previous years, the Energy Assistance Program administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will be avail­able after December 1, a month later than usual. More...

LWREA presents check to Family Connection

Elam, Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association rep­resentative, presented a check from LWREA to Family Connection coordinator, Nancy Blount to be used in the after school program. More...

Road Atlanta Racetrack

Gary Edwards took a copy of the Lincoln Journal with him to a driver’s education weekend at the Road Atlanta Racetrack the weekend of October 24 and 25. More...

Sports

Devils get win No. 9, will host playoff Nov. 20

JEFFERSONVILLE – Lincoln County beat Twiggs County for the second time this season to capture its ninth victory of the year. More...

Fegion 7-A Scheduled and Score

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Legendary Jean Faut was tops in AAGPBL

BASEBALL’S BEST

Many good opportunities have occurred for me over the last sev- eral years in my pursuit and love of baseball his- tory. 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...

Council joins Tree City USA; looks at purchasing firetruck

The Lincolnton City Council voted to participate in the Tree City USA program at its regular meeting held Tuesday, November 3.  To take part in the program, the city will have to:  (1) Establish a tree board or de­partment, consisting of th More...

House fire on Dallas St.

Firemen were called to a fire at the home of Nicky Smith on Dallas Street at 12:34 p.m. on Monday, November 9. More...

Historical society seeks volunteers to help with upcoming Pioneer Day

Residents need to get out their muskets, buckskins, and bonnets – “Pioneer Day” is just around the corner! Sponsored annually by the Lin­coln County Historical Society, the event will take place Saturday, November 21, from 10 a.m. More...

Sheriffs around the state check on sex offenders

The registered sex offenders in Lincoln County received a sur­prise visit from staff at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office during the week of October 26-31 as part of “Operation Watchful Eye,” held in conjunction with the Georgia S More...

Spirit filled musical

The M.A. Searles Male Chorus of Mulberry C.M.E. Church, cordially invites everyone to its 17th “Spirit- Filled” Musical Extravaganza on Sun., Nov. 15, beginning at 2 p.m. More...

Opinions

October was feast or famine for rainfall across the Southeast

While our neighbor to the northeast, South Carolina, was left reeling from October’s floods, parts of Georgia were left with less rain than normal. More...

Memories Amid the Rubble

Across The Savannah

We all have time machines. The ones that take us back in time we call memories. When I drove down Sunrise Drive October 29, the sight of my old elementary school being razed took me way, way back. 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 ate a watermelon radish on a salad at a restaurant last week. It was beautiful. More...

People

McElrath to speak at Octogenarian Day at Ebenezer

The public is invited to attend Ebenezer Baptist Church “Octoge­narian’s Day” Program on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.  More...

Witches, Ninjas, and The Headless Horseman, oh my!

Charlotte (4) and Lynnley (2) Goldman dressed as cupcakes for Hal­loween. They are the daughters of Matt and Stephanie Goldman. More...

Worship

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...

Lincolnton Baptist Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s clos­est neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. More...