May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lincoln County school district scores higher than state average

The Lincoln County school dis­trict scored above the state average on the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI), which was discussed at the Board of Edu­cation’s meeting on Thursday, May 10. More...

Garden club to host Plant Swap and Sale at Bell’s on May 28

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton will host its annual Plant Swap and Sale on Saturday, May 28, from 8 a.m.-noon on the grassy area beside Bell’s Food Store.  Just as the name depicts, plants will be available for purchase or &ldqu More...

Bring it on!

Athletics tee-ball players (l-r) Kaleb Walker and Colton Parks Elam get ready for the next batter at a Lincoln County Little League on Friday, May 13. (Photo by Jane Ellyn Aaron). More...

Norman signs contract to play for Albany State Univ.

Lincoln County High School senior and Red Devil basketball player Ciera Norman signed with Albany State University (ASU) on Wednesday, May 11.  Norman presented ASU repre­sentatives with a letter of intent to play for the college, and will join More...

News

Moss completes critical knowledge and professional skills certification

Probate Judge Lee D. Moss of Lincoln County has successfully completed in-depth judicial train­ing requirements through the Geor­gia Probate Court Judges Certifi­cate Program. More...

Panarama royalty

Winners of the Mr. and Miss Panarama are, (l-r): Michael Burgess, second runner up; Nikel Leverett, first runner up; Ryan O’Neill, Mr. More...

Touring the law enforcement center

Christie Bryan’s class recently received a tour of the Lincoln County Law Enforcement Center from Sheriff Beggs. More...

People

DDS reminds students to request enrollment form for driving test

As summer approaches, the De­partment of Driver Services (DDS) reminds students needing to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the long vacation to obtain a "DDS Certificate of En­rollment Form" from their school administration More...

Welcome Mason celebrates 90th birthday

The Mason family hosted a drop-in reception in honor Welcome Mason’s 90th birthday on Saturday, April 30 at The Lincoln Center. More...

Hamp receives Mother of the Year award

Mrs. Ella Pearl Hawes Hamp was honored with the Mother of the Year award on Mother's Day, May 08, 2016 at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The award was present­ed by Pastor Fred Perriman and sponsored by the Ebenezer Baptist Church Women's Mission.  More...

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...

Voters head to polls to cast ballots Tuesday

Lincoln County voters are prepar­ing to cast their ballots in the Gen­eral Primary/Nonpartisan Election set for Tuesday, May 24. More...

County hears proposal for tower on Graves Mountain

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners discussed a contract for the construction of a guyed tower to be built by SouthernLINC Wire­less that will inhabit Graves Moun­tain. More...

Water relay at metric field day

Seventh grade Lincoln County Middle School students participate in a water relay race for metric field day on Tuesday, May 10. ( More...

Lincoln County man’s death under investigation by GBI

The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are looking for in­formation on a gunshot death early Saturday morning in Washington.  More...

Paper announces early deadlines for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed on Monday, May 30, in honor of Memorial Day. Because of this, the deadline for placing clas­sified and legal adds has been moved to Friday, May 27, at 3 p.m. More...

Children and parents needed to fill bus for trip to Braves game

The Lincoln County Recreation Department is hosting a trip for children to attend an Atlanta Braves baseball games on Sunday, May 29.  The Braves will play against the Florida Marlins at 5 p.m., making the departure time from the recre­ation dep More...

Journal looking for a few good memorial photos

We want YOU to send us your selfies. Make Uncle Sam proud this year by sharing your Memorial Day patriotism with The Lincoln Jour­nal. We are accepting selfies and photographs that support our land of the free and home of the brave.  More...

Editorial Page

Political signs

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran May 29, 2008.  Well, the race is on. The sign race, that is. They're everywhere and are multiplying at an alarming rate. 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: Where can I find a list of food recalls in Georgia?  More...

Things I Don’t See Anymore

Across The Savannah

I was talking with a woman the other day who told me how much she enjoyed picking wild plums when she was a girl. So did I. More...

Sports

He pitched and broadcast with the best

Baseball’s best

“Luck is the by-product of bust­ing your fanny.” – Don Sutton   More...

LCMS recognizes athletic achievements at awards ceremony

Lincoln County Middle School held its Athletic Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium. More...

Worship

Jones Chapel Church

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THE WINDOW

We generally feel that a window pro­vides a view from the inside looking out, although of course the reverse is also true. 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...