January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Newspaper seeks interesting people for future features

In an effort to highlight more people within the community, The Lincoln Journal is currently search­ing for individuals, groups, and oth­ers to feature in the newspaper.  We are searching for anyone and everyone who has a story to tell – n More...

News

McCall gives readers weekly update

 I want to thank you for allowing me to serve you in the Georgia House of Representatives. I hope my weekly newsletter will keep you in-formed while the General Assembly is in session. More...

Registraion open online for Youth Birding Competition

It’s time for young birders to begin honing their bird-identifying skills as they prepare for the 12th annual Geor­gia Youth Birding Competition, set for April 29-30.  Registration is open and online at www.georgiawildlife.com/YBC.  More...

The real state seal and our state’s official motto, “Agriculture and Comerce, 1776.”

and the motto is ‘State of Georgia, 1776.’  Remember “B” comes before “C”!  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Our children honored me on Monday night for my birthday with supper at our home. We waited for Jonathan and Brandi Wright to come home for a visit. They live in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and could not come home for Thanksgiving and Christmas. More...

Aycock wins Grand Champion at Piedmont

Tanner Aycock, with judge Richelle Kleman, won Grand Champion Steer at the Piedmont Area Livestock Show held January 21, 2017, at the Habersham County Agriscience Center, in Mt. Airy, Georgia. More...

EPA and FDA issue final fish consumption advice

The U.S. Environmental Protec­tion Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued final advice regarding fish consumption. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY of LINCOLN NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER  More...

Elam speaks at MLK observance

“It’s in your hands,” Sabrina Elam, speaker at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday observance, said to the congregation.  More...

Driven by compassion, Quarles pursues life-long calling to serve

“I’ve always had good bedside manners, but I never thought that I was good enough to do this, so I kept putting it off, and putting it off, and putting it off,” Tim Quarles said. More...

Proclamation declares Feb. 10 as honorary ‘Elijah Clark Day’

A proclamation designating Feb­ruary 10, 2017 as “Elijah Clark Day,” was signed into effect by the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners with intentions to honor the Revolutionary War hero and his leadership in the Battle of Kettle Creek More...

New nature center in the works to give kids hands-on experience

As Elijah Clark State Park contin­ues to grow its educational program­ming, a hands-on nature center is in the works for the expansion. More...

Eugene Bryant named finalist in Hasbro’s game competition

Lincoln County native Eugene Bryant has found that being an attorney by day and a board game designer by night makes for more than interesting dinner conversation with friends, as his unique hobby has made it into the top five of the Hasbro Gaming La More...

Editorial Page

My Buddy My Bike Back When Gravity Was Weak

Across The Savannah

Two coincidences occurred this week. As for the first, sister Deb sent me a photograph of me on my bicycle. As for the second, a former student, a teacher-turned- writer, asked me to review her feature, memories of her first bike. More...

Urge congress to pass PCHETA

TO THE EDITOR  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: Is it just my imagination or are there more purple vegetables than there used to be? More...

Obituaries

James Lester Reed

James Lester Reed, a native of Lincoln County and life-long Au­gusta resident, entered into rest on January 20, 2017.  More...

Blane Allen Williamson

Blane Allen Williamson, 24, of Country Place Lane, entered into rest on Friday, January 20, 2017, at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, at Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery.  More...

Worship

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commodity and was much appreciated by the people of Pales­tine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and fountains, and water was even sold in the streets. 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...

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...