June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Early voting for Republican runoff will begin July 5 at Lincoln Center

Advance voting for the Republican Primary Runoff is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, July 5, and continue through Tuesday, July 26. During this time residents may cast their ballots at The Lincoln Center from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

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What will you be doing to show your patriotism, while enjoying the 4th of July?

“We just have a great, big family time and we’ll be enjoying our grand­kids while showing our support for our country.” – Bridget and Stephen Lindsey More...

Journal requests holiday selfies and fun photos

Patriotic selfies and photos are wanted at The Lincoln Journal in honor of the Fourth of July. More...

News

Hudgens urges caution with fireworks

As the July Fourth holiday ap­proaches, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging residents to use extreme caution to avoid fires and serious injuries when using fireworks this Independence Day.  More...

DNR law enforcement division will be cracking down on BUI

With the recreational boating season in full swing, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is ramp­ing up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on boating under the influence.  More...

Cattle drinking from ponds can hurt livestock, fish and shoreline

Many Georgia farmers use their fish ponds as water sources for live­stock. More...

People

Youth of New Tabernacle recognized

During New Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Youth Service June 26, sev­eral of our youth were recognized for having an outstanding school year and best wishes to two of our high school graduates. More...

Leathersville News

l Rev. Bob Rayner visited Mon­day afternoon. l Raymond and Elaine Timmer­man came Thursday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. l Chuck Mahaffey visited Satur­day morning. More...

LeRoy named to Dean’s List at Georgia Tech

Lincoln LeRoy of Lincolnton, was named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. More...

Worship

Morningside 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 approves Humana as new healthcare provider

A healthcare insurance plan pro­vided by Humana was selected for county employees at a called meet­ing of the Lincoln County Board of Commission on Thursday, June 23. More...

Daniel cautions residents about increase in UV rays

“Getting sun is important for our health, but too much can cause sig­nificant, irreversible damage,” Lin­coln County Nurse Manager Hilary Daniel said. More...

Fireworks, movie slated for July 2 usher in holiday

Lincolnton’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display is set for July 2 around 9 p.m., or shortly after dark, at the corner of Main Street and Highway 378. More...

Basketball camp held

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Audrey gets a smile from Holly

Audrey Boland enjoys petting therapy dog Holly Hunter at the Lincoln County Library on Thursday, June 23. More...

To close for holiday

As a reminder to the community, The Lincoln Journal will be closed July 4-8 in light of the summer holidays. The office will reopen at its regular time on July 11.   More...

Editorial Page

Celebrate freedom all year

Dear Hearts and Gentle People

While Mickie is recovering, please enjoy this Dear Hearts that first ran July 7, 2011.  More...

Coronaca, South Carolina

Across The Savannah

You’ll find Coronaca a few miles northeast of Greenwood on US 221. It’s a census-designated place and at last count its population was 170. It’s so small it makes Lin­colnton look like Atlanta.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Herbert W. Bailey Jr.

Mr. Herbert W. Bailey Jr., 58, en­tered into rest on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.  Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Reho­both Baptist Church with Rev. More...

William C. Howard Jr.

Mr. William C. “Bill” Howard Jr., 75, of Plantation Point Road, Lin­colnton, entered into rest on Friday, June 24, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Harriet Goolsby Wells

Harriet Goolsby Wells, 85, former resident of Brookdale Assisted Liv­ing, widow of Thomas N. Wells, Jr., died Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Magnolia Manor.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

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

Community Calendar

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...