October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Journal requests seasonal photos from community

Fall has finally arrived which means cooler weather, crisp autumn leaves, bonfires, seasonal decor, a visit from the Great Pumpkin, and more will soon be upon us. More...

Auditions will be held Oct. 20 and 22 for ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

The Lincolnton Community Theater will host its first produc­tion “The Best Christmas Pag­eant Ever” this December. Open auditions for adults and children six and older are being held on Thursday, October 20, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Lincoln College Boosters Club kicks off fall, winter promotions

The first meeting of the Lincoln College Boosters Club was held September 22 at the dedicated college classrooms at the Walker Norman Gymnasium, with a fol­low up planning meeting this week to kick off fall and winter college promotions. More...

Christmas Kids photo shoots will get underway 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...

Grandparents Day observed at LCES

Emma Taylor converses with her grandmother Wanda Jobes (pictured above) over lunch at the annual LCES Grandparents Day put on by the LCES Parent Teacher Organization. More...

News

Martins Crossroads VFD receives 05/5x rating

Martins Crossroad Volunteer Fire Department underwent a Pub­lic Protection Classification (PPC) survey conducted by the Insurance Services Office, Inc. on June 14, 2016.  More...

Bucket Fillers named for September at LCES

Bucket Fillers are based from the book Have you Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. More...

Attorneys offer free legal advice

The General Practice and Trial Law Section of the Georgia Bar Association and the Augusta Bar Association, in partnership with Georgia Legal Services Pro­gram, is hosting a free legal ad­vice clinic at GLSP offices, 209 7th Street, Suite 400, Augusta More...

People

LC Pine Needle Garden Club members hold kick off meeting

Did we have a great time? Mrs. Norma read our garden club motto for our kick-off meeting. And what an appropriate verse!  More...

Leathersville News

lHilda Cliatt visited with us on Monday afternoon. Wonderful to have good friends who care about you. lChuck and Jordan Mahaffey visited Wednesday afternoon. lRaymond and Elaine Timmer­man brought lunch on Wednesday. More...

Aycock shows Grand Champion Steer

Senior 4-H'er, Tanner Aycock had a fulfilled weekend competing in two livestock shows. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy June Pursley

Dorothy “June” Pursley died September 28, 2016 at her parents’ home in Lincolnton, Georgia after an extended illness.  More...

Worship

Anthony Chapel Church

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A Different Perspective

We are all familiar with the old saying, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” It is quite true that we often become so concerned with the details and daily functions of living More...

Church 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...

Possession, DUI, and assault top the list in sheriff’s report

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Bryce Alex Chriswell of Gran­iteville, S.C., was charged with electronically furnishing obscene materials to a minor, violating the computer exploitation act, and obscene telepho More...

Rockhounds young and old will gather at Graves Mountain for semi-annual dig

biannual Graves Mountain Rock Swap and Dig is set to begin Friday, October 7, and continue through Sunday, October 9. More...

Community has mixed emotions over Relay for Life’s cancellation

American Cancer Society recently announced that Relay for Life of Lincolnton will not be held in 2017, due to the organization’s discontinuation of the community- supported fundraising event, along with several other small county Re­lays. More...

Red Devils enjoy pre-game meal at Lincolnton Baptist

As per its annual tradition, the Lincolnton Baptist Church family served-up a barbecue plate supper to Red Devil football players, cheerleaders, and band members. More...

Manning to speak on Columbus tonight

Terry Manning will portray Chris­topher Columbus, highlighting the figure’s venerated but not well understood character at the October 6 installment of the Lincoln County Historical Society’s “History in the Park.” The speech More...

Junior Beta officers elected at LCMS

This year’s Lincoln County Middle School Junior Beta Club officers consist of (front row, l-r) president Sydney Radford, secretary Anna Cox, reporter Destiny Barksdale, (back row, l-r) vice pre 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...

War Letters, Part II The Deceased Speak

Across The Savannah

Author’s Note: Amelia Blakey Wheatley shares her late father’s 1944 letters from North Camp Hood Texas and Camp Shelby Mis­sissippi. The letters give us a sense of what life was like for Private Charles A. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Red Devils come back in 17-14 overtime win

Exciting, nail-biting, and a bit ugly at times, but last Friday night was also an important 17-14 win over Washington-Wilkes, and it was on live TV.  The winless Tigers came ready to play and kept the Devils out of the end zone for most of the g More...

Some 1,500 played just one game in the majors

BASEBALL’S BEST

“You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you have got to have a lot of little boy in you too.” – Roy Campanella   More...

Region 7-B SCHEDULES and SCORES

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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...