December 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closings

The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday-Friday, December 26-30, in light of the Christmas holiday.  Therefore, the deadline for all classifieds, retail advertising, news items and legal notices to be run in the December 29th edition of the new More...

Britt Hammond takes oath of office as Judge for Toombs Judicial Circuit

In a dignified and impressive ceremony on December 2, Thomas Brittan Hammond was sworn in as Judge of Superior Courts for the Toombs Judicial Circuit. More...

Keg Creek bridge completed, detour removed for travelers

The State Route (SR) 47 off-site detour north of Appling, from Pol­lard’s Corner to Ray Owen Road, has been removed, alleviating traffic and returning a swifter travel time into the Augusta area to Lincoln County residents.  More...

News

Loved ones honored with light on the ‘Tree of Remembrance’

The Lincoln County Historical Society is honored to sponsor the Tree of Remembrance for 2016. The tree is located at the intersec­tion of Peachtree and Main Streets. More...

‘Night of Lights’ drive through will be held Dec. 15

Night of Lights drive through will be held again this year on Thurs., Dec. 15 at 2173 Augusta Hwy, from 6 - 10 p.m. They will be accepting canned goods for the Lincoln County Food Pantry and also pet food, supplies, litter, etc. More...

Winter Prep Advice

(NAPS)—Preparing your house for the seasonal closing of windows and doors can be a smart step toward health and energysavings. How? More...

People

Pine Needle Garden Club members review poster and poetry entrees at monthly meeting

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton held its regular meeting on Monday, November 21. Welcome and pledge was led by Mrs. Peggy Glover and inspiration by Mrs. Brenda Holder. Secretary's Report and Treasurer's Report were given. More...

New Beginnings

Daniel and Martha Jo Austin are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Alexis Ann, born at 11:31 a.m. on November 18, 2016 at the WG Watson’s Women’s Center of University Hospital in Augusta, GEORGIA. More...

‘Night of Lights’ drive through will be held Dec. 15

Night of Lights drive through will be held again this year on Thurs., Dec. 15 at 2173 Augusta Hwy, from 6 - 10 p.m. They will be accepting canned goods for the Lincoln County Food Pantry and also pet food, supplies, litter, etc. 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...

Council awards three contracts for plant expansion, upgrades

The Lincolnton City Council voted to sign a resolution authoriz­ing contractors, loan funding from the United States Department of Ag­riculture (USDA), and an increase in sewer rates for the progression of the expected wastewater treatment plant expa More...

First crop of FPU students graduate from pilot course

The movement for continuing education in Lincoln County has seen a successful beginning as the first batch of graduates from the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Uni­versity course have brought their season of learning to a close.  More...

USDA puts water expansion project on fast-track to avoid rate increase

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is attempting to fast-track the proposed water ex­pansion project, under the Lincoln County Department of Public Works before the close of 2016. More...

Band students practice with symphony orchestra

Lincoln County High School Red Pride band students (front, l-r) Da’Nautica Kendrick, Keona Elam, (back, l-r) Alex Pearson, Wesley Cooke, Lorianne Poss, and Nicholas Maxwell had the privilege of More...

Editorial Page

USDA announces new conservation opportunities to improve water, habitat

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vil­sack announced that the U.S. De­partment of Agriculture (USDA) will offer farmers and ranchers more opportunities to participate in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). More...

Fahrenheit 1100

Across The Savannah

I’m burnin’, I’m burnin’, I’m burnin’ for you —Blue Oyster Cult   More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Gail Marie Partlow

Ms. Gail Marie Partlow, a devoted mother, grandmother and homemak­er, was born on January 31, 1957 to Julia Mae Thomas Leverett and Eu­gene Leverett. More...

Worship

Lincolnton Baptist Church

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MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. 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...