June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber board seeks to increase numbers at open house tonight

An open house will be held to discuss the future of the Lincolnton- Lincoln County Chamber of Com­merce, and has been scheduled for Thursday, June 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Welcome Center. More...

Children introduced to Piggy and Elephant series

Children of all ages (l-r) Zander Rhodes, Carter Rowland, Jayce Rowland, Lucy Matthews, Addilin Cal­loway, Adam Calloway, Alice Martin, and (seated in back) Mary Claire Matthews enjoyed story time at More...

Shepheard asking for willing donors to aid in shortage

An urgent, immediate need for blood donors with the O Negative blood type., .as .well..as .for .platelet .do­nors of any blood type has prompted the Shepeard Community Blood Center to issue a call for help.  Allysa Makler, Hospital Services Coor More...

Quarles hits a grand slam!

Pirates player Lee Quarles swings for a grand slam at a recreation department T-ball game. More...

News

June is Elder Abuse Awareness month

An estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10, older Americans are abused or neglected each year, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging. June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month. More...

Fishing rodeo held at Wildwood Park

A Kid’s Fishing Rodeo, sponsored by the Fish for Life Foundation, was held Saturday, May 20 at Wildwood Park. Over 600 kids and parents attended the event. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright came Monday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. l Nobie Dean Hawes visited on Wednesday morning. So nice to have good neighbors. l Raymond and Elaine came Thursday. We enjoyed our lunch and their visit. More...

PNGC holds successful sale

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton was able to hold their yearly plant sale with the help of so many people including Mr. Mat­thew Mayhew at LCHS Horticul­ture Greenhouse for donating an abundance of plants; Mr. More...

Community cookout on Dawkins St.

The Many Faces of Christ, the Christian ministry of Superb Loca­tions, LLC of Lincolnton, Georgia has announced it will be hosting a community cookout on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 142 Dawkin Street Lincolnton, Georgia.  More...

Worship

Faith Community Church

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The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal kingdoms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed everywhere. 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...

First arrested through task force sentenced after pleading guilty

During a recent hearing of the Lincoln County Superior Court, two defendants – in cases made through the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office participation in the Internet Crimes Against Children task force (ICAC) – entered pleas of guil More...

Residents encouraged to attend mock emergency drill this Sat.

County will be the host of a “Strategic National Stockpile Point of Dispensation” (SNS POD) drill on Saturday, June 10, from 9 a.m-1 p.m. at the high school cam­pus, and the community is invited to attend.  More...

Lincolnton Rocks bring messages of hope to lucky treasure hunters

Many have probably noticed that over the last few weeks hunters of every age have been meandering throughout the city in search of treasures. More...

Morris Museum of Art returns to library for story-time and hands-on activities

Children of all ages are invited to the Lincoln County Library for a special creative event with the Morris Museum of Art, as a part of the summer reading program “Cre­ate, Build, Discover.” The event will include story time, followed a h More...

Journal requests summer photos from community

The Lincoln Journal is asking the community to submit summertime selfies and photos in celebration of the season. More...

Editorial Page

Man realizes his dog lives like a congressman

Words of Encouragement

“I just realized something,” one off my buddies wrote to me the other day.  “My dog sleeps about 20 hours a day. He has his food prepared for him at no cost. He gets regular medical checkups for which he pays nothing.  More...

The Old Hand Pump

Across The Savannah

“The pump don’t work ’cause the vandals took the handles,” wrote Bob Dylan as he closed out “Subterranean Homesick Blues.” Vandals have yet to get the handle of the pump you see here, but I don’t know if it w More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Cora Kirkland Jones

Mrs. Cora Kirkland Jones, 89, formerly of Martinez, entered into rest Saturday, May 27, 2017.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, at Loco Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.  More...

George Wesley Ware

Mr. George Wesley Ware, age 86, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital.  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...