June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials reach out to GDOT about dangerous intersection

In light of the many fatal and de­structive wrecks that have occurred not only recently, but over the past several years, at the intersection of Highways 47 and 220 at Cliatt Crossing, Lincoln County officials met with officials from the state govern More...

Library Loan Program provides free tickets to several attractions

While most people recognize the Lincoln County Library as a quiet haven where they can peruse books and magazines, there’s something else buried within the library’s resources that could make even the most avid of readers put down their f More...

Father’s Day was a late edition to the index of federal holidays

While everyone knows how important the loving, hardworking caregiver that dad is, he didn’t get an official holiday until 1972, when President Richard Nixon signed a proclamation making Father’s Day a legitimate federal holiday.  More...

Athens Tech College offers GED courses to residents for free

The community is invited a an open house that will discuss free adult education through Athens Technical College, and is scheduled for Friday, June 16, from 4-6 p.m. at the Adult Education Center.  More...

Children meet Hungry Caterpillar at library

Carter Rowland, Skylar Rowland, Addi Calloway, Lucy Matthews, Ella Claire Hudson, Jayce Rowland, Lollie Antonakos, Katie Glen Chapman, and several others enjoyed story time at the library, and had a More...

News

Corps seeks public comment on studied, updated drought plan

Officials from the Corps of Engi­neers’ Savannah District released a draft report containing recommen­dations to improve management of water resources in the Savannah River during drought.  More...

People

Leathersville News

lRaymond and Elaine Timmer­son came Thursday and brought lunch and vegetables from their garden. They have returned from Switzerland and Italy, and were visiting their son Ryan. More...

Deer antlers grow and shed as days of summer shorten

The most widely hunted big- game species across the American landscape is the whitetail deer. Early American settlers often used whitetail deer for food and to trade, but many hunters today seem more concerned with the deer’s antlers.  More...

Dawkins brings books to Wee Wisdom

Wee Wisdom Little School would like to thank Shirley Dawkins Branch Manager of Lincoln County Public Library for the reading presentation, treats and books for the children. More...

Worship

First Assembly of God

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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...

County holds public hearing for joint comprehensive plan

A public hearing to inform the community about a joint compre­hensive plan between the Lincoln County and City of Lincolnton gov­ernments was held in conjunction with the regularly scheduled meet­ing of the Board of Commissioners. More...

Council tables Tree City USA ordinance; considers replacing broken decorations

At the most recent meeting of the Lincolnton City Council, members reviewed a revised city tree ordi­nance with Tree City USA – a docu­ment that sets to guide future com­mercial developments by providing regulations for tree maintenance, but ex More...

Reality Leigh Winner detainment sparks local, national attention

The Lincoln County community has been abuzz over the last several days as news outlets and reporters from around the country have not only called to inquire, but have physically ventured here, in hopes of acquiring information about the infamous Real More...

Kids schooled on inner workings of government

The Family Connection summer camp took community children on a tour of the Lincoln County court­house, as led by Sheriff Bruce Beggs. 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...

Blooming palm draws onlookers

People from miles around have been traveling to see a blooming palm tree at the home of Truman Cox in Lincolnton. More...

Editorial Page

Better to swat flies with newspapers than iPads

Words of Encouragement

I got quite a laugh out of the joke about the old man who was visiting his daughter one evening when he asked to borrow a newspaper.  “This is the 21st Century,” she told him. “We don’t waste money on newspapers. More...

Long Gone Sawdust Piles

Across The Savannah

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Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Marvin Dunaway Hammond

Marvin Dunaway Hammond, 88, of Gary Drive, died Monday, June 5, 2017, at Self Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Overbrook Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Allen officiating. Mr. More...

James Frank ‘Butch’ Mattison

Mr. James Frank (Butch) Mat­tison, III of Guillebeau Street, en­tered into rest on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Augusta University Medical Center.  More...

Angela Hayes Morgan

Ms. Angela Hayes Morgan, 49, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.  Graveside services were conduct­ed at 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 10, in the Beulah Baptist Church Cem­etery,. The family received friends at the graveside from 2:00 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...