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Sheriff’s July arrest report shows increase in drug and DUI charges

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Chandler Henry Hutton of Lin­colnton was charged with crimi­nal trespass, two acts of financial transaction card fraud, and theft by taking.  Furthermore, several other ar­r More...

Jurors requested to report for duty on August 11-12

The Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury will convene on Thursday, August 11, and continue through Friday, August 12, at the Lincoln County courthouse.   Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway Jr. is scheduled to preside over the proceedings.  More...

Fresh cuts for school

Lincoln County Elementary School student Semaj Jenkins, along with other children, received a free hair cut from Kevin Guilllebeaux of Universal Barber Shop. More...

Glory House fried chicken named in list of ‘100 Plates Locals Love’

Lincoln County’s own Patricia Stokes has humbly announced that her fried chicken, served at the Glo­ry House Cafe, was voted as one of the “100 Plates Locals Love” by the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Di More...

Open houses held at LCHS/MS

New to Lincoln County, 11th graders Lindsey and Elizabeth Montero meet and greet administrators and teachers at the high school’s open house alongside their mother Kellie Montero. More...

A drum roll, please!

The Lincoln County Red Devil Band drum line practices for the upcoming football season. Pictured (l-r) are Floyd Norman, Jasmine Lockart, Kimya Ferguson, and Alexis Hunter. More...

News

Arrests on the rise for child exploitation cases

The number of arrests resulting from investigations conducted and coordinated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploita­tion and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC) and the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has s More...

Thornton attends Green Jackets youth camp

Cole Thornton, son of Chris and Meredith Thornton, spent the last few days of his summer vacation attending the Augusta Green Jack­ets Youth Baseball Camp held from July 27-29. More...

Dry conditions set the stage for spread of West Nile virus

With its shocking impact on ba­bies and mothers, the Zika virus has gotten a lot of attention. More...

People

Farm Bureau and Ga. Arson Control Board offer lifesaving smoke detector information

While having a smoke detector in your house is important, it is also important to maintain it properly.  More...

Leathersville News

l Rev. Bob Rayner visited with us Thursday morning. l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man, and Erin and Olivia Cooper brought lunch on Monday. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man visited Wednesday morning. More...

Smith Parker Dawkins

Al and Anna Dawkins of Lincoln­ton are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Smith Parker, on July 17, 2016 at 10:04 a.m. Smith was born at Augusta University Medi­cal Center in Augusta, Georgia. 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...

Corps reservoirs enter Drought Level 1, retention plan activated for Clark’s Hill

The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced early last week that its three Savannah River reservoirs have entered into Drought Level 1. More...

Devils take on the Knights in Jamboree

The Lincoln County Red Devil’s Jamboree scrimmage game will be held on Friday, August 12, at 7:30 p.m. This pre-season kickoff will pit the Red Devils against the Evans High School Knights. More...

LCMA Prayer Walk will be held Aug. 8 at all three schools

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association will hosts its annual Prayer Walk for Lincoln County schools on Monday, August 8, at 7 p.m.  The public is invited to join the association as its members pray for students, teachers, administrators, the More...

Students and teachers get acquainted

Lincoln County Elementary School fourth student Kaitlyn Jenkins smiles with her teacher Stephanie Goldman in anticipation for the 2016-2017 school year at the at the system-wide open house on Monday, More...

Clarke’s Trans-Oconee Republic will be topic of discussion tonight

Gary L. Doster will speak on “General Elijah Clarke’s So-Called Trans-Oconee Republic” for the August installment of the Lincoln County Historical Society. More...

Elijah Clark Park continues events throughout Aug.

Elijah Clark State Park is hosting events through the month of August, and while the kids have returned to school, there are plenty of sum­mer days ahead for them to enjoy outdoors.  More...

Anderson takes run-off election by 1,253 votes

Lee Anderson claimed victory in the Republican General Primary Runoff with 5,880 votes from the seven counties represented by the District 24 State Senate seat.  Receiving 55.96 percent of the vote, Anderson carried the district as a whole while More...

BOE correction

An error was made in last week’s edition of The Lincoln Journal regarding information about rest­room renovations at Buddy Bufford Field.  More...

Opinions

In Memory of Ya-Ya Sister, Mickie McGee

Dear Broken Hearts,  More...

Drought

Across The Savannah

By TOM POLAND tompol@earthlink.net   More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Mary Lou Brown Colvin

Mary Lou Brown Colvin, age 93, died July 28, 2016 after a long decline with Alzheimer’s.  Funeral services were held at Beggs Funeral Home in Lincolnton, Sunday, July 31, at 2 p.m. Burial was in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.  More...

Worship

New Hope Baptist Church

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THAT CERTAIN SMILE

The joy of Living comes to all those who have received Christ as their Savior. 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...