February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

report from Sheriff’s Office highlights drug and abuse charges

The most recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office stated that Victoria Augustus Reed of Lincolnton was charged with pos­session of methamphetamine, cru­elty to children in the third degree, battery, and reckless conduct.  More...

Elam awarded scholarship to play slot receiver at GMC

Lincoln County High School se­nior Tydarius Elam received a foot­ball scholarship to play at Georgia Military College (GMC) as a slot receiver last week. Elam has proven to be an exceptional player through­out his Red Devil career.  More...

Lee may look a little different from others but he’s just your average, red-blooded kid

Lee Olson sits comfortably on the sofa with his dog curled up next to him. More...

News

Dr. Griffin visits Wee Wisdom

Wee Wisdom is thankful to Dr. Gregory Griffin from Family and Com­prehensive Dentistry Office for coming to speak on how to take care of our teeth. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Nancy Bailey visited with us on Monday afternoon. l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man brought lunch on Thursday. We enjoyed our lunch, and most of all, their visit. We love our family and really do appreciate what all of them do for us. More...

Words of Encouragement

There must be a pony in here somehwere.

Longtime AP journalist Roger Alford has dedicated his retirement to a full-time ministry, and as a part of that enjoys writing uplifting and religious based columns that evoke laughter through serious biblical principals for daily life guidance. More...

Turner celebrates first bithday with party at clubhouse

A cold wintry day on December 23, 2016, marked the first birth­day of Little Miss Willa Blanche Turner, daughter of Macy and Clay Turner. More...

Worship

New Tabernacle Baptist 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...

County discusses a contract rewrite of comprehensive plan with CSRARC

At a workshop meeting, where no vote was taken, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners discussed tentative and pertinent items, some of which will appear at February’s forum for a vote, such as the pos­sible approval of a comprehensive plan More...

Dr. Noble will be guest speaker at Elijah Clark Day celebration

Elijah Clark 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 patriots, duri More...

Artist Chad Gainey will showcase skills in chainsaw carving

Chainsaw artist Chad Gainey will give a live carving demonstration at Lincolnton Outdoors as a part of its open house on Saturday, February 18, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  Refreshments will be available, and visitors will get a chance to win an original More...

Despite commercialization, Valentine’s Day is still rooted in love

The modernized Valentine’s Day that tends to garishly parade com­mercialized hearts, candies, and flowers by droves throughout the innocently by standing public is a far cry from the original ambiguity, intrigue, and mystery shrouding the tale More...

Williamson surprises STAR Teacher

This year’s Lincoln County High School STAR student Zia William­son surprised English teacher Sheila Wilkes by presenting her with a copy of The Lincoln Journal announcing her as Williamson&rsq More...

Editorial Page

The Shady World of Art Collecting

Across The Savannah

Note: I can’t disclose certain de­tails in this column. Read on and you’ll see why. More...

Political Cartoon

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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. More...

Obituaries

Tandy Creswell

Ms. Tandy Creswell, 37, of Mc­Cormick, S.C., entered into rest Sunday, January 29, 2017 in Edge­field, S.C. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1, at Overbrook Cemetery with Rev. Brian Cannon officiating. More...

William O. Dawkins

William O. Dawkins, 91, passed away January 30, 2017.  A native of Lincolnton, he was a son of the late Ozzie Adel and Lalla Norman Dawkins.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. 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...