September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

BOE rolls back millage rate for the bond and M&O taxes

The Lincoln County Board of Education voted to rollback the bond tax millage rate by one quarter of a mill last Tuesday at a called meeting. A projected $820,564.89 will be the end-of-year 2017 bond tax balance with the .25 rollback.  More...

Band students enjoy appreciation supper

Red Devil band students (l-r) Octavious Zellars, Taylor Thurmond, Elizabeth Allen, and Lorianne Poss, along with other LCHS and LCMS students, were served an appreciation supper by Dan Cearfoss and o More...

Leadership Lincoln applications are being accepted until Nov. 30

Lincoln County is once again looking for future community leaders through the 2017 Leader­ship Lincoln program offered by the Lincoln County Development Authority.  The leadership development course brings together future and current leaders to More...

News

Chamber to sponsor community forum for candidates on Sept. 20

A community forum, sponsored by the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, for both Republican and Democratic party candidates will be held at the old high school auditorium on Tuesday, September 20, at 7 p.m.  Paul Reviere will act as the mod­erat More...

Clean up for a cause on National Public Lands Day

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Fall Inspections Make for Warmer Winters

Fall is about to be in full swing which means that cooler weather and the heating season are not that far away. More...

People

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Super crop of sweet potatoes

Nelson Brooks showing off 222.9 pounds of sweet potatoes that came from his garden. Two weighed over seven pounds, with several in the five pound range. More...

LCMS Student Council will be selling birthday calendar

Lincoln County Middle School Student Council is bringing back a tradition so many citizens have been missing! The Birthday/Lions Club Calendar will be available for 2017. More...

Obituaries

Jessie Lee Beard

Jessie Lee Beard was born on February 5, 1934 to the late Ethel Tutt Beard and the late Johnnie Beard in Lincolnton.  God called home his faithful ser­vant on August 29, 2016.  More...

Charles Elliott Carter

Mr. Charles Elliott Carter, 75, of Lewis Crook Road, entered into rest on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at his residence.  A memorial service to celebrate the life of Charles Elliott Carter will be held at 1 p.m. More...

Martha Sims Crite

Mrs. Martha Sims Crite, 82, of Metasville Road, entered into rest on Saturday, September 10, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 16th at First Baptist Church. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY NOTICE TO FORECLOSE RIGHT OF REDEMPTION TAKE NOTICE THAT: The right to redeemthe following described property, to wit:  More...

City awarded CDBG and LMIG for sewer line and street repairs

Mayor Henry Brown reported that the Lincolnton City Council was awarded $426,000 in the form of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), after an applica­tion was submitted in April of this year. More...

Residents asked to roll up sleeves for Shepeard blood drive at LBC

Lincolnton Baptist Church is part­nering with Shepeard Community Blood Center to host the Lincoln­ton Community Blood Drive on Saturday, September 17 from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., which will be held in the church fellowship hall.  More...

Poss gives monthly report on incidents, arrests in city

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Kyle Benjamin Cabe of Otto, N.C. More...

OES provides assistance on the lake during holiday

Amongst other law enforcement and rescue personnel, the Office of Emergency Services (OES) also had a presence on Clark’s Hill Lake for Memorial Day as Paramedic David Nicholson helped patrol t More...

Kids to be shot Oct. 11-13

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supple­ment to The Lincoln Journal.  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...

A Little Breathing Room

Across The Savannah

Dateline Georgetown, SC, Sept. 7—We were on a mission and there we stood at the dead end of a long Lowcountry road in searing heat. Anonymous Mysterious Florida Woman, Robert Clark, and yours truly were waiting on a ferry. More...

weapon deer hunts return to Thurmond this fall

Muzzleloader and archery hunters are invited to participate in primi­tive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point Management Area located in Lincoln County, Georgia, this fall.  More...

Sports

Devils battle to 7-7 tie with No. 1 Abbeville

When all was said and done in Lincolnton last Friday night, the two best small school football programs in Georgia and South Carolina had battled to a 7-7 tie. More...

Gartrell named Player of the Week

Stan Tankersley, Lincoln County Farm Bureau manager (right) pre­sented Xavier Gartrell with the Player of the Week award for the game against Abbeville. More...

Fun, free events planned for National Hunting, Fishing Day

Each year, the fourth Sunday of September brings National Hunt­ing and Fishing Day. More...

Worship

St. Paul United Methodist Church

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MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. 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...

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...