October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Poss gives report on recent arrests for month of Sept.

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Rae­kwon Jamarkus Cade of Lincolnton, was charged with aggravated as­sault, battery, pointing or aiming a gun at another, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, reckles More...

LCMS music class gears up for Schoolhouse Rock! Live

The Lincoln County Middle School’s sixth-grade music class is set to perform a live rendition of everyone’s favorite Saturday morn­ing television program Schoolhouse Rock!, slated for Saturday, October 22, at 7 p.m. More...

Homecoming court recognized during halftime

The 2016 Lincoln County High School Homecoming court was made up of (l-r) freshman representative Gracey Giovengo, sophomore representative Avery Wheeler, junior representative Katie Vickery, senior More...

OES opens registration to residents for First Responder Course in Nov.

The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Services (OES) will conduct a First Responder Course beginning Saturday, November 5. The course will be held at the OES building on School Street.  More...

News

Beggs completes National Sheriffs’ Institute training

Sheriff Bruce Beggs of the Lin­coln County Sheriff’s Office com­pleted participation in the most recent session of the National Sher­iffs’ Institute (NSI) held in Aurora, Colorado, September 19-23, 2016.   More...

Customer survey scam lures victims with gift card offer

We have all seen the ads, ‘Take our short survey and receive a $50 gift card!’ Offers like this claim to be gathering customer feedback for legitimate businesses, how­ever many may really be promot­ing spammy products or be after your per More...

Fall is the time to plant woody ornamentals

Fall has arrived! As the sum­mer heat begins to subside, fall becomes an ideal time to plant woody ornamentals.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Tim­merman and Anne Wright brought lunch on Thursday. We enjoyed our lunch and the visit together. They all worked together while they were here. So thankful for their visit. More...

Boland celebrates sixth birthday

Audrey Boland celebrated her sixth birthday on September 27 with a Cinderella themed party. She had pizza and salad for supper. More...

Couples enjoy desert trip to California

David and Nancy Pund and Ruth and Hank Nelson Abbott along a copy of their Lincoln Journal on a desert trip in Coachella Califor­nia. More...

Worship

Double Branches Baptist Church

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruction by man or nature. 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...

Tax levy approved for bond refinancing

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners approved a tax levy resolution presented by the Board of Education on behalf of the Lincoln County School District. More...

BOE recognizes Danielle Johnson as system 2018 Teacher of the Year

Lincoln County Elementary School teacher Danielle Johnson was recognized at the Board of Edu­cation meeting last Tuesday night, as she was named the district’s system Teacher of the Year for 2018.  “Congratulations to Danielle, she i More...

Journal requests Halloween photos of children, pets

With Halloween just a little over a week away, we at The Lincoln Journal are requesting photos of any and all trick or treaters.  From ghouls and goblins to prin­cesses and Pokémon, as well as every creative costume in-between, why not share the More...

Community theater seeks local talent for Christmas play

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...

Secret Santa toy drive underway, applications now being accepted

The annual Secret Santa toy drive is now underway in Lincoln County, and marking its ninth year of helping community children in need.  Applications to include a child in this year’s Secret Santa program may be both picked up and dropped o More...

Lincoln College Boosters Club will host tailgate cookout Sat.

The Lincoln College Boosters Club will host an open house and free tailgate cookout this Saturday, October 22, from 5-8 p.m. More...

Chamber seeking vendors for holiday festival Dec. 3

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce is once again preparing to host the 18th annual Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival and Parade, slated for December 3, and is calling for all parade and vendor participants.  Additionally, re 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...

Making something out of nothing

Across The Savannah

About a thousand years ago I ran across the word “alchemy.” The word fascinated me because it hinted that medieval magicians could turn ordinary metals into gold.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Devils win 45th straight homecoming game

Last Friday was homecoming night in Lincolnton, and since 1972, each corresponding football game has ended in a Lincoln County victory. Last Friday’s 34-6 win over Warren County was also the 42nd consecutive victory over the Screaming Devils. More...

‘Greatest Generation’ is admired, respected

BASEBALL’S BEST

“You’ve got to live each day and look for something better; and it will show up.” – Lou Brissie, WWII hero and major league All-Star pitcher. More...

Region 70B 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...