March 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Smallwood takes control

Braelin Smallwood (left) steals ball, while backed by teammate Savannah Cliatt (right) at LCHS Red Devils soccer game against Thomson High School on Monday, March 21. More...

Sheriff’s office warns Georgia Power customers of recent scam

In light of a recent scam alert issued by Georgia Power Company, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office advises residents to be vigilant.  More...

Fish fry at Long farm

All you can eat catfish dinner to be hosted by Lizzie Long on Sunday, April 3, at 5 p.m. at the Lizzy Long Farm. More...

Williams speaks on importance of early Alzheimer’s detection

“Educate yourself about the disease,” Alzheimer’s Ambassador to Congressman Jody Hice Suzan Hogan said. More...

News

DNR urges safety first while turkey hunting

Heading to the woods to go tur­key hunting requires more than just ensuring your firearms are ready. More...

Sharing the joy of EasterTop

Jackson Reese, four-year-old son of Kyle and Becky Reese is shown with his basket at the Easter egg hunt. It’s not to late! More...

People

Activites planned at the MACK

“Our weekly column to encourage your interest, participation and sup­port of your local arts and culture.” ~The McCormick Arts Council (MACK), www.mccormickarts.org / 864-852-3216 / mccormickarts@gmail.com.  More...

Pine Needle Garden Club members discuss Plant it Pink

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton met March 21, 2016. Eleven members were in atten­dance.  More...

Fish for Life egg hunt

Annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Fish for Life Foundation, was held Saturday, March 19, at Wildwood Park. Over 740 kids reg­istered for the event. More...

Worship

Double Branches Baptist 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...

County places 93rd in annual health rankings/roadmaps prog.

Lincoln County placed 93rd out of 159 in the annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program.  What may appear as a poor ranking is actually a moderate assessment, highlighting both areas of improvement and digression for overall county healt More...

Beggs will speak on World War II MIAs at History in the Park April 7

Local historian Kevin Beggs will be guest speaker for the April in­stallment of the History in the Park lecture series on Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. More...

Journal seeks spring break and Masters photos

Calling all selfie takers! The Lincoln Journal wants you to send in your spring break and Masters week selfies so that everyone can enjoy them, not just your social media feed.  Why? You may ask.  Why not!  More...

Poss offers spring break travel tips; issues activity/arrest report for month

The Lincolnton Police Depart­ment has issued a list of crime pre­vention tips in hopes that people will take the proper precautions be­fore traveling over spring break.  More...

Region tie breaker April 12

Red Devil JaKayla Mason served in doubles match against Georgia Military College High School on Thursday, March 24. Taking an overall 3-2 win, LCHS is tied for first place in region. More...

County sees high pollen count

As spring begins to bloom the masses begin to pack away their winter wear and adventure outdoors. More...

Editorial Page

Nip it in the bud!

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

In an effort to keep our Dear Hearts withdrawal symptoms at bay while Mickie is recovering, we decided to dig through our archives and dust off some past articles for our enjoyment once again. More...

A Spring Ritual Mr. Clifford’s Gobbler

Across The Savannah

Here we are deep into March, and turkey season arrived as of March 26. No doubt some of you long-time readers will recall that each spring years ago the Lincoln Journal ran a photo of Mr. Clifford Goolsby posing with the wild tur­key he shot. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Robert Auby Matthews Jrs.

Robert Auby Matthews Jr., 76, of Ethridge, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at his residence.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on April 9, at Pinehurst Cemetery in Pinehurst, Georgia.  More...

LeRoy Walker Robinson

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet   The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.  AA meeting   More...