September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Paper announces early deadlines for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, September 5, in light of the Labor Day holiday weekend.  Therefore, the deadline for all classifieds, retail advertising, and legal notices to be run in the Septem­ber eighth edition of the newspaper is More...

Tailgating photos sought by Journal

Football season is back in all its exuberant glory, which means that game watching parties and tailgate gatherings are on the way. More...

Sixth-graders let readers in on Labor Day plans

Labor Day is just around the cor­ner and Lincoln County students are more than ready to celebrate the close of summer with their friends and families, not to mention get out of school for a four-day vacation. More...

News

Walker descendants gather for reunion at Fishing Creek

Descendants of Tarlton W. Walker (1800-1880) and Sarah Headen Walker gathered for the 96th an­nual reunion at Fishing Creek Baptist Church on Sunday, August 21. More...

Welcoming new members

Friends of Elijah Clark Park enjoy pizza dinner at the August meet­ing. President Dusty Rhodes welcomes new members and discusses fall activities at the park. More...

Don’t get soaked buying a flood damaged vehicle

Recent flooding in Louisiana has damaged a multitude of auto­mobiles. If you are in the market for a used car, the Better Business Bureau cautions you to watch out for flood-damaged vehicles that will soon begin to pop up in our area.  More...

People

Carrington Richie Goolsby

Wilkes and Megan Goolsby are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Carrington Richie, born at 3:36 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. More...

Next step in hunter education

So, you completed the Hunter Education course - now what? Take your knowledge to the next level by attending a Hunter Education Field Day. More...

Celebrating 50th birthday

Clyde Tate Jr. celebrated his 50th birthday in Dominican Republic at RIU Palace Resort, Punta Cana. More...

Obituaries

Johnny Wilson Carroll

Mr. Johnny Wilson Carroll, 80, entered into rest on Tuesday, Au­gust 23, 2016 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Georgia.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 26, at Beu­lah Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Thigpen, Rev. More...

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Dennis E. Parks

Mr. Dennis E. “Big D” Parks, Sr., 61, of Soap Creek Lodge Road, entered into rest on Monday, August 15 2016 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church. 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...

Law enforcement agencies beef up patrols for holiday

The state of Georgia has joined the national campaign “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” in an effort to get drunk drivers off the road in time for a safe Labor Day weekend. More...

Woodalls bid farewell to community after nine years of ministry, service

After nine years of service in Lincoln County, First Assembly of God Family Ministries Pastor Chip Woodall and his family will soon bid the community farewell as they embark on a new mission to plant a church in Baldwin.  “God’s call More...

State school superintendent pays a visit

State School Superintendent Richard Woods visited Lincoln County Schools on Wednesday, August 24, and ate lunch at the middle school, while visiting with different faculty and staff. More...

Lady Devils wind-up for season

Lady Red Devil Taylor Guin winds up for the pitch in a game against Georgia Military College. More...

Turrentine will portray Lining at History in the Park tonight

Dr. John Turrentine will present “Charles Lining MD, Surgeon of CSS Shenandoah” for the September edition of the Lincoln County His­torical Society’s History in the Park series that will be held on Thursday, September 1, at 7 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Upcoming events at historical park

A weekly update on upcoming events at the Lincoln County His­torical Park and Lincoln Artisans Gallery, 147 Lumber Street behind the Post Office. More...

Cedars and Cemeteries

Across The Savannah

So there I was on the phone driv­ing through peach country near Johnson, South Carolina. Anony­mous Mysterious Florida Woman (AMFW) and I were talking books and hurricane worries when I drove by a cemetery. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Red Devils open with 41-0 rout of Chiefs Devils

Lincoln County kicked off its 2016 varsity football season in South Carolina, last Friday night with a 41-0 whipping of the Mc- Cormick Chiefs. each ran for two touchdowns and over 100 yards to lead the Devil offense to 330 yards. More...

Region 7-B Schedules and Scores

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.211 hitter in the Hall of Fame?

BASEBALL’S BEST

There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can’t. What you have got to do is to turn around and say, watch me.” – Bryce More...

Worship

Salem Baptist Church

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JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extremely curious about their surroundings. 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...