October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Jurors requested to report for duty

The Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury will convene on Monday, October 17, and continue through Friday, October 21, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Judge Harold A. Hinesley is scheduled to preside over the pro­ceedings.  More...

Kids to be shot

Today, October 13, marks the last day that area .children .may .be .pho­tographed for “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” the annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal.  More...

Voting underway for PTO scarecrow fundraiser

The Lincoln County Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization is currently hosting a scarecrow decoration contest in order to raise funds for the elementary school. More...

‘Praise and Prayer Rally’ to be held at stadium Sat.

A “Praise and Prayer Rally” will be held at Larry Campbell Stadium on Buddy Bufford Field on Satur­day, October 15, from 5-7 p.m. More...

Gainey works on custom order

Chainsaw artist Chad Gainey visited Lincolnton Outdoors for a carving demonstration on Friday, October 7. More...

News

J.C. Powell will bring homecoming message at St. Paul UMC Oct. 23

St. Paul United Methodist Church will celebrate 118 years of serving the Lord on October 23 at 10:45 a.m. with Homecoming, followed by a three day revival.  Bringing the message for Home­coming and revival will be their former pastor, J.C. More...

Catch of the Day

Quay and Quan Hearst get important instructions for the catch of the day from their dad at the Elijah Clark Park Fish Fest. Many kids enjoyed casting for that special moment at the lake. More...

Are you prepared if disaster strikes

Natural disasters can destroy your personal property and se­verely impair your ability to con­duct financial transactions. More...

People

Mentoring workshop held at clubhouse

The first meeting of a community teaching and mentoring work­shop for children and teens was held at the Lincolnton Clubhouse. More...

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Tim­merman came Wednesday and we took care of some business and had lunch. So good to have family to help. l Wayne Bentley visited Satur­day afternoon. Good to see family members visit and hear about their family. More...

Girls place second at goat show

On Saturday, September 17, Madi (right) and Aubrey (left) Welch, members of the Wilkes County Show Goat Team, exhibited their market goat wethers during the 2016 Southeast Empire Market Goat Show at More...

Obituaries

Sarah Ann Hearst

Our dear sweet Sarah Ann age, 62 was called to her final rest on Monday, October 3, 2016, at Uni­versity Hospital in Augusta, Geor­gia.  She joined Reeves Chapel Bap­tist Church at an early age and served faithfully until her death.  Sarah 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...

City approves proposed budget, tables vote on family care home

The Lincolnton City Council voted to keep the millage rate at 6.10, which has remained consistent since 2013, while also approving the 2017 proposed general budget of $1,008,150.40. More...

Fire ensues after vehicle goes adrift

A power pole was struck by a vehicle traveling east on Maxim Road, causing a small brush fire on Tues­day, October 4, after the driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel before veering off the road. More...

Evacuees find safe haven here

As Hurricane Matthew converged on the east coast, ripping its way through Georgia, Lincoln County opened its arms to storm evacuees late last week, as Hester’s Ferry and Clay Hill Campground were uti­lized as official hurricane shelters. More...

Flu clinic to be held at LCHS/MS

The Lincoln County Health De­partment is set to host its annual School Flu Clinic this month. The clinic will be held at the Lincoln County Middle and High School on Thursday, October 20.  More...

Bolton reminds community about early voting schedule

Early voting for the General Elec­tion, slated for Tuesday, November 8, begins Monday, October 17, and will continue for two consecutive weeks. Voting will be held at the Lin­coln Center Mondays-Fridays from 8-5 p.m. for that time period.  More...

Applications available for Little Miss pageant

The Little Miss Lincoln County Pageant will be held on Saturday, October 22, at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium, and applica­tions for participants are being accepted through October 17.  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...

Political Cartoon

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The Great Wallenda Walk

Across The Savannah

When the first cool morning of October serves notice that summer heat really is gone, I recall family trips to Highlands, Cashiers, and Brevard, North Carolina. More...

Sports

Red Devils beat Hancock 34-20; Warren is next

With Hurricane Matthew threatening, Javon Reid passed for 165 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another as Lincoln County whipped Hancock Central 34-20. Tydarius Elam caught two touchdown passes for 80 yards. More...

I like the Giants but I’m pulling for the Cubs

BASEBALL’S BEST

“People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient.” – Ernie Banks, Chicago Cubs More...

Region 7-B Schedules and Scores

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Worship

Bethany United Methodist Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commodity and was much appreciated by the people of Pales­tine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and fountains, and water was even sold in the streets. 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...