November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical Society needs volunteers to assist with Pioneer Day festivities

The nineteenth annual Pioneer Day, slated for Saturday, Novem­ber 19, from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., is just around the corner and as always, volunteers are needed to work the event.  Pioneer Day will be held at the Lincoln County Historical Park lo­cate More...

Sheriff’s Office issues report of arrests for month of Oct.

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Thomas Allen Hayes of Tignall was charged with not wearing a seat belt, possession less than one ounce of marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a More...

Old time music will be the focus of this month’s 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 at Washington- Wilkes’ Mule Day, David More...

LUMC Master’s Closet seeks volunteers to help its ministry

Community volunteers are need­ed at The Master’s Closet, a thrift and clothing ministry with the Lin­colnton United Methodist Church. All are welcome to help with the donation-based outreach program, not just members of LUMC.  More...

Editorial Page

Truth about organic gardening

Organic gardening has become quite popular among gardeners, but a considerable amount of confu­sion exists about exactly what it is and what it is not. Organic garden­ing uses a combination of methods and strategies to produce healthy plants.  More...

Big Sky Bill

Across The Savannah An Unsung Historian Makes A Difference

If “Big Sky Bill” leads you to believe Bill Fitzpatrick hails from Montana, you’re wrong. Bill was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, but has spent most of his life in the South. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Zan Edward Bunch

Mr. Zan Edward Bunch, 79 of Heard Road, Tignall, Georgia, en­tered into rest on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, at Tabor Baptist Church. More...

Harold S. Butler Sr.

Mr. Harold S. Butler Sr., 80, en­tered into rest on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the residence of his caregiver.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincoln­ton. More...

Loretta Ann Garlewicz

Loretta Ann Garlewicz, 70, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away October 19, 2016.  She was born in Bound Brook, New Jersey. She was Catholic by faith. Loretta loved to bake and cook for the family.  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...

voting ends Friday, polling stations open Nov. 8

With advance voting wrapping up on Friday, the rest of Lincoln County voters are gearing up to cast their ballots for the General Election on Tuesday, November 8.  According to Elections Director Lilvendor Bolton, polling stations will be open More...

Daylight Saving Time ends, set your clocks back on Sun.

Daylight saving time? Turns out it was merely satirical musing from the proposed “inventor” of DST – Benjamin Franklin. More...

City appoints Lively as the interim chief after Poss resigns

The City of Lincolnton’s Chief of Police Gene Poss submitted his res­ignation early last week, which took effect on Tuesday, October 25.  According to Mayor Henry Brown, Sergeant Brandon Lively is acting as interim chief until the position More...

Stolen car found in Clark’s Hill Lake

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Office of Emergency Services recovered a stolen vehicle out of Clark’s Hill Lake at Gill Point on October 10, with the help of Big City Tire and Au 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...

Red Pride Band earns several awards during festival and competitive season

Lincoln County Middle and High School Red Pride Band continues to soar in competitions, festivals, and performances this season as it explores new avenues and challenges. More...

People

Cheer Devils exhibition performance tonight

The Lincoln County Cheer Devils will head to the GHSA Section­als event for competitive cheerleading this Saturday, November 5th in Columbus, Georgia. More...

Poetry, essay contest deadline approaching for LCMS/HS students

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton would like to re­mind middle and high school students that the deadline for the yearly poetry contest for middle school students and the essay contest for high school students is fast approaching.  Middl More...

Leathersville News

l Hilda Cliatt afternoon. So good to see friends who care enough to visit. l Anne Wright came Wednes­day and brought supper for us. We really enjoyed our supper and her visit. l Lisa Mahaffey came Saturday afternoon. We enjoyed her visit. More...

Sports

Devils to host FPD Fri. after Irish win in nail-biter

Lincoln County will host First Presbyterian Day School this Friday in a Region 7-A play-in game. The Red Devils are seeded fourth in 7-A subregion B after falling to Aquinas 34-30 in a nail-biter last Friday. More...

Championship has been a long time coming

BASEBALL’S BEST

“Everyone asks how I felt before the perfect game. You never feel bad when you are in the World Series. You’ve got all winter to rest.” – Don Larsen, NY Yankees Pitcher, Perfect Game 1956 World Series.   More...

Odum bags 8 point opening day

Steve Odum shoots 150 pound, 8 point buck on opening day. More...

Worship

Faith Community Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s clos­est neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. 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...