June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Journal requests summer selfies from residents

“Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer!” as the great jazz band baritone Nat King Cole sang, but little did he know that he was capturing the sentiment of every cold-natured Georgian who em­braces summertime with open arms in al More...

Sentario Williams arrested for D.J. Wilkinson murder

An arrest has been made in the May 14 murder of a man after a fight in the Lucky Day Café in Washington.  Sentario Williams, 23, of 601 Whitehall Street, was arrested Fri­day, June 3, and charged with felony murder in the death of Darrius J. More...

Lake-goers get a jump on the summer season

The first day of summer arrives on Monday, June 20, and lake-goers are already enjoying the heat and sunshine of the season. More...

Early deadlines set for paper’s holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed July 4-8 in light of the sum­mer holidays.  Therefore, deadline for classified and retail advertising in the July seventh edition of the newspaper is Wednesday, June 29, by 5 p.m.  More...

News

ATF, NSSF seeks information on theft of firearms

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade as­sociation for the firearms industry, are seeking information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for More...

Georgia Game Check turkey season results are in

Hunters participating in the spring 2016 turkey season, which ended May 15, had something new to re­member, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division - the reporting of all harvested turkeys.  More...

People

Found Dog

Found dog in Plantation Point area. Female Blue Heeler mix dog, maybe 5 to 7 years old. Bob tail, small in size, great disposition, well trained, obeys commands. Walks on a leash. More...

Molting geese can cause frustration for land owners

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can live in a variety of habi­tats, with many of those locations in close proximity to people, such as open farmland, rural reservoirs, suburban neighborhood ponds, of­fice complexes, parks and other de­velo More...

Hearst will speak at Ebenezer Sun.

Kelsey Hearst at Ebenezer Baptist Church Sun., June 19 at 9:30 a.m.  More...

Obituaries

Krystal Everett

Mrs. Krystal Everett, 53, of Elam Heights, entered into rest Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 10 at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Re­viere officiating. More...

Jack Hayes

Jack Hayes, 74, went home to be with his Lord and Savior June 7, 2016.  Services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday June 11, at Word of Life Church, 6389 Washington Road, Appling.  More...

Bobby Quarles

Mr. Bobby Quarles, 71, of Loco Church Road, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at Jones Chapel with Rev. Paul C. Reviere officiating.  Mr. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER  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...

County approves tentative budget, awards 911 upgrade to Motorola

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted a temporary budget for the fiscal year 2017. Mir­roring that of the 2016 budget, as of now, there is less than a 10 percent change in the 2017 estimation of $6,804,091.07.  More...

City council grants permission to county for sewer expansion

The Lincolnton City Council met to discuss the expected Sewer Expansion projected to be executed by the Lincoln County Office of Public Works. The expansion is set to increase revenues for both the city and county.  More...

FedEx driver receives minor injuries in collision

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Therapy dog handlers will teach dog care to children at the library

Therapy Dogs will be at the Lincoln County Library on Thursday, June 23, at 11 a.m. More...

School system, sheriff’s office enforce state attendance policy

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, a warrant was executed against a parent for failing to comply with the district’s school attendance policy. More...

Barnette and Crook race towards the ball

Hurricanes player Bane Barnette (left) and Rush Hour player Brayden Crook (right) race for the ball at a Lincoln County Recreation Department soccer game on Thursday, June 9. More...

Editorial Page

Tea for tooth

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran July 17, 2014.  Found out this past week that I am due a root canal! Oh Joy!  More...

Political Cartoon

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My Nobel Prize

Across The Savannah

They say necessity is the mother of invention. I would agree. For years now I have fought a battle that always found me on the losing side. I never gave up though. More...

Sports

LCHS coaches will teach fundamentals at basketball camp

Red Devil Basketball Camp will be held for boys and girls, age 6-13, at the Lincoln County High School gymnasium June 20-22.  “We always have a lot of fun with the camp,” basketball coach Christie Mattison said. More...

One dozen amazing baseballs

Baseball’s best

“I never could stand losing. Sec­ond place did not interest me. I had a fire in my belly.” – Ty Cobb  More...

Worship

Martins Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church

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Mister Banjo

The happy sound of banjo music brings enjoyment to all within earshot. More...

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...