November 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Board approves wage-hour policy; reduces speed limit on detour road

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners approved a new wage-hour policy for the Lincoln County Government and its em­ployees, in order to bring it under compliance with a new overtime policy under federal law.  More...

Paper announces early deadline for holiday closing

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, in light of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Therefore, the deadline for all classifieds, retail advertising, and legal notices to be run in the Novem­ber 24th edition of the More...

LCHS Ensemble performs tonight

Lincoln County High School students (l-r) Ashton Belangia, Abbie Cox, Abigail Burt, and Josh Shelton prepare for this fall’s choir program, “All About Broadway,” set for Thursday, N More...

Secret Santa program desperately in need of financial donations

The annual Secret Santa toy drive is now underway in Lincoln County, and in need of community support.  “We’re way behind on donations,” coordinator Richard Brown report­ed. More...

News

Christmas Tour of Homes to be held in Washington

Make this holiday season one to remember as you celebrate in his­toric Washington, Georgia! Join us for a merry and bright weekend during our annual Christmas Tour of Homes on December 9 and 10.  More...

Residents get into the spirit of Halloween

Ladies front row, (L-r) Mozelle Smalley, Helen Hill, Sandra Bell, back row: Leila Kelley, Vivian Blonsky, and Mary Cooper at The Cooper House enjoyed dressing up for Halloween and were so happy to ha More...

When rain doesn’t fall plants, trees, landscape need water

The drought conditions of the summer and fall have had a big im­pact on our plants and landscapes. Lawns are crispy and trees went into early dormancy.  More...

People

Rachel Kay Vandergriff weds Michael Darren Pharr Oct. 8

Rachel Kay Vandergriff of Ath­ens and Michael Darren Pharr of Washington exchanged wedding vows in an outdoor double-ring ceremony Saturday, October 8, at two-thirty in the afternoon at the home of Ashley and Ames Bar­nett in Washington. More...

Thomas Connor Fox

Trey and Melissa Fox joyfully announce the birth of their son, Thomas Connor, born November 9, 2016 at University Hospital. He weighed eight pounds, nine ounces and was twenty-one inches long.  More...

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Worship

First Baptist Church

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A HERITAGE

Children begin at an early age to acquire a knowledge and an appreciation of their heri­tage and the traditions of their society. More...

Worship Schedule

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...

BOE discusses erecting cell towers

At its regular monthly meeting last week, the Lincoln County Board of Education discussed the idea of erecting cell towers for the purpose of providing connectivity to students living in poor internet service areas. More...

Community invited to annual service for food, fellowship

The Lincoln County Ministe­rial Association will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 20, at 7 p.m. at the Martin’s Crossroads Con­gregational Holiness Church. More...

Veterans recognized at Post 194

The American Legion Post 194 rifle team (l-r) John Coon, Nick Mi­halie, Jim Foskey, Jeff Gassaway, Greg Morrison, Steve Sadusky, and Dick Hughes, led by rifle squad commander Bill Rovan, were honored More...

Little Roy and friends gear up for Thanksgiving Pickin’ Party

Along with turkey and dress­ing, there will be plenty of blue­grass music for the holiday as the “Thanksgiving Eve Bluegrass Pickin’ Party” is scheduled to take place in the old high school auditorium on Ward Avenue.  The music More...

Election results yield old and new faces

Alongside Walker T. More...

Editorial Page

simulation project aimed at improving vegetable production

A simulated rain research proj­ect coordinated by two University of Georgia scientists is aimed at enhanc­ing and improving vegetable produc­tion.  More...

Coyote

Across The Savannah: Your New Neighbor From The West

First sighting, a hazy afternoon near the Georgia-South Carolina border. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Georgia Department of Agricul­ture, Gary W. Black, Commissioner, 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, www.agr.geor­gia. gov.  Q: I was told the apple tree I am ordering needs a pollinizer. More...

Sports

Devils head south after another win over W-W

Lincoln County’s Red Devils spotted archrival Washington-Wilkes an early field goal en route to a 24-3 first-round playoff win.  More...

Maybe the Cubs won’t have to wait another 108 years

BASEBALL’S BEST

“I really want to see the Cubs win the World Series. I really do.” – actor and author Dennis Quaid.   More...

Obituaries

Thomas Taylor Bowles Fort

Thomas Taylor Bowles Fort, 23, entered into rest on Saturday, No­vember 5, 2016 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, at First Assembly of God. Following the funeral, his body will be cre­mated.  More...

MSgt. Douglas E. Payton

MSgt. Douglas E. Payton, US Air Force Retired, 69, of Hwy 220 E., entered into rest Monday, No­vember 7, 2016.  More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF LINCOLN NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OF RIGHT TO REDEEM   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...