October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Educators, individuals up in arms over Amendment 1 ballot question

Controversy continues to swirl around Amendment 1, the Opportu­nity School District (OSD) proposal, that will appear on the November 8 general election ballot, as several ed­ucators associations, school boards, and individuals across the state are br More...

The Lincoln Center will open Saturday for advance voting

The Lincoln County Board of Elections had a turnout of 523 people throughout the first week of advance voting for the General Election that will take place on No­vember 8.  Advanced voting will continue until November 4, with a special Saturday More...

Early morning crash sees no injuries

A two vehicle collision took place at the junction of State Route 47 and Charles Ward Elam Street on the morning of Wednesday, October 19, at 7:36 a.m. More...

Little ones enjoy scarecrow tour

Harper Cunningham (left) and Presley Jackson (right) enjoyed a hayride to look at the different scare­crows assembled throughout downtown Lincolnton with their LCES Pre-K classmates. More...

News

Glover receives Outstanding Member Award

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Motorist urged to use caution to avoid hitting deer this fall

Motorists are urged to exercise caution during the fall season as this is a time of peak deer activity, according to the Georgia Depart­ment of Natural Resources' Wild­life Resources Division.  More...

Aycock wins top honors at Exchange Club fair

Tanner Aycock, (right) had an awesome day at the Georgia-Caro­lina State Fair held in Augusta, October 15th. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man brought lunch on Thursday. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. So nice to have family visit. l Chuck and Jordan Mahaffey visited Saturday morning. They were very excited because Jordan had killed her first deer. More...

Pursley home selected as Yard of the Month

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton is proud to choose the home of Doctor and Mrs. Norman Pursley as our Yard of the Month.  More...

Hurricane losses reach $90 million

With more than 30,000 claims reported, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens estimates that in­sured losses in Georgia from Hur­ricane Matthew has now reached $90 million.  "Our preliminary estimate today is $90 million in damage across Georgia. More...

Worship

Ebenezer Baptist Church

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THAT CERTAIN SMILE

The joy of Living comes to all those who have received Christ as their Savior. 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...

Wacky Tacky kids celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Lincoln County Elementary School students (front row, l-r) Caitlin Drake, Kalynn Bargeron, Jordin Hilton, (back row, l-r) fourth grade teacher Amanda Sandifer, Kaytlin Hathorn, Nathan Delancey, Lily More...

Elijah Clark’s Haunted Park weekend offers family friendly Halloween fun

Family and kid-friendly events are lined-up for the “Haunted Park” weekend at Elijah Clark State Park, which will begin on Friday, October 28, and continue through Saturday, October 29.  More...

Instructional class begins Nov. 5 for OES First Responder Course

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...

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...

Donehoo and HIT String Band will perform at History in Park

If you don’t know the difference between “old time mountain music” and bluegrass, plan on attending the next installment of “History in the Park.” Fresh from their performance atWashington-Wilkes’ Mule Day, David D More...

Garrard’s unique birdhouses reflect life-long love of history

Local baseball historian Lamar Garrard is a lifelong fan of the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees, but he also knows his Car­dinals, Orioles and Blue Jays.  More...

Editorial Page

FCA to host Fields of Faith Nov. 2

The LCHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes are hosting the 3rd An­nual Fields of Faith next Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Buddy Bufford field/Larry Campbell Stadium. More...

The Working Years

Across The Savannah Have you ever listed every job you had?

In a bar filled with soft music, hard drinks, and workday tales, the regular crowd shuffled in as Billy Joel famously wrote. People took their seats and conversations com­menced. Each person’s workday took center stage. More...

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Sports

Devils fall to Greene, need win Fri. in Augusta

Lincoln County needs a win over Aquinas this Friday in Augusta to earn a spot in the Region 7-A championship game the following week.  The Red Devils suffered one of their worst losses in over four decades last Friday in Greensboro when the Gree More...

Region 7-B

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Richmond Academy grads achieve greatly

BASEBALL’S BEST

In the year 1783, the Academy of Richmond County was founded in Augusta, Georgia. This historic school has a very long continuous history and boasts a visit in 1791 by then President George Washington on his southern tour.  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...