February 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Indictments handed down in January’s term of court

A list of indictments was released after the Lincoln County Superior Court Grand Jury reported for duty on Monday, January 23, and Tues­day, January 24, at the Lincoln County courthouse.  Judge Harold.A.. Hinesley. pre­sided . More...

Horse club offers Valentine picture with Cupid’s pony

Valentine’s Day pictures with Cupid’s special pony, Precious, will be offered to the public on Satur­day, February 4, from noon-3 p.m. More...

Green settles in for a good read

Two-year-old Charles Green enjoys eating his apple, while casually perusing the latest news from The Lincoln Journal just like his parents Daniel and Caitlin Green do. More...

Nicholson helps contain structure fire

Firefighter and paramedic David Nicholson helped contain a fire that consumed a single-wide mobile home sitting behind the old L.W.’s Bait and Tackle on Ashmore Barden Road last Thursday. More...

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

Landers is LCES Artist of the Month

Jacquez Landers is Lincoln County Elementary School’s January Artist of the Month. He is in fifth grade and drew a beautiful snowy landscape. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Rev. Steven Rayner visited with us on Tuesday afternoon. l Anne Wright, Elaine Timmer­man, and Lisa Mahaffey came Fri­day and carried me out for lunch. We enjoyed our visit and our lunch. More...

Area director tells LWREA of history and recruitment

Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educa­tors Association (LWREA) held its monthly meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Welcome E. Mason Campus of Excellence in Lincolnton, Georgia.  More...

School Breakfast

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Worship

Mulberry C.M.E 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...

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...

Elijah Clark State Park will celebrate ‘Heroes of the Hornet’s Nest’ Feb. 10

“Elijah Clarke Day” has been designated for February 10 in Lin­coln County, and on that day, Elijah Clark State Park will host its annual celebration of the leadership and actions of the lieutenant colonel, along with other Georgia patrio More...

Lampkin, Hogan block the shot

Red Devils Keenan Lampkin (left) and Quadarius Hogan (right) block Aquinas players from scoring, and are backed by #12 player Colby Mays and #14 Darien Elder. More...

Red Devils take the diamond for 100 Innings Game on Sat.

The public is invited to attend the “100 Innings Game” played by the Lincoln County Red Dev­ils baseball team this Saturday at 9 a.m., which will kick-off the upcoming season that begins on February 13.  More...

STAR Student and Teacher are selected

Zia Williams has been named STAR Student for the Lincoln County High School Class of 2017. Sheila Wilkes, English teacher at LCHS, was selected by Williams as her STAR Teacher. More...

History of Groundhog Day highlights Punxsutawney Phil and General Lee

Once a year Americans turn their attention toward the Marmota mo­nax and its unique ability to predict the duration of winter. More...

Lake carp release awaits approval

Integrated biological and chemical treatments to diminish the preva­lence of hydrilla, an invasive water­weed and menace to the bald eagle population at J. More...

GDOT alters off-site detour around Soap Creek Bridge

Last week, the Georgia Depart­ment of Transportation (GDOT) altered the off-site detour around the Soap Creek Bridge replacement project on US Highway 378/State Route (SR) 43.  More...

Editorial Page

Tom McCall’s weekly update

Last week was busy at your capi­tol. I hope you will enjoy reading about what all happened and will let me know if you have any questions or concerns. More...

Spring’s Early Arrivals Essential Southern Flowers

Across The Savannah

The trumpeters of spring are ahead of schedule. From the ground burst daffodils, those green-and- yellow harbingers of spring. The warm spell a few weeks back ago must have accelerated things. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Wayne Gibson

Mr. Wayne Gibson, age 73, passed away peacefully at his home in Hiawassee, Georgia, January 26, 2017.  Visitation was held on Saturday evening at Cochran Funeral Home, Hiawassee.  Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. More...

James Thomas Quarles Sr.

Mr. James Thomas Quarles Sr., 57, entered into rest on Friday, January 27, 2017 at his residence on Jones Chapel Road.  Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 29, at First Assembly of God with Rev. Lanis Lewis and Rev. More...

Marion Everett West

Mr. Marion Everett West of Wash­ington, Georgia, entered into rest on January 27, 2017 at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29 at Phil­lips Mill Baptist Church Cemetery  More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

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