August 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia DOT issues warning to citizens of potential scam

Georgia DOT has received reports from citizens indicating they have been called by an individual claim­ing to be a DOT employee who threatened to take action against their driver’s license if they did not pay fines over the phone. More...

Students practice with primitive weapons

Tristan Pia practices throwing a primitive weapon, known as a atlatl, for a Georgia Studies class taught my LCMS social studies teacher Christie Bryan. More...

LCMS students share their thoughts on real meaning behind Labor Day

While Labor Day is over 120 years old, having been officially estab­lished as a federal holiday in 1894, the vast majority of the population can’t seem to recall the purpose of its inception, but simply considers it a highly welcomed break from More...

America’s documents find home in courthouse

A special unveiling ceremony held last week highlighted the newly erected American documents at the Lincoln County Courthouse, which include the Ten Commandments, the Magna Carta, Mayflower Com­pact, More...

News

USDA seeks public input

Marking the 51st anniversary of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) this week, U.S. Secretary of Agri­culture Sonny Perdue today asked for input from the public to help determine potential updates to the laws licensing requirements. More...

Total eclipse viewing from Rabun County

Darrell and Annie Landers and Mary Ann and Kermit Laney, took along a copy of The Lincoln Journal while enjoying the totality solar eclipse from Rabun County, Georgia. More...

People

Children learn about pet care

Wee Wisdom Little School had a great time with veterinarian as­sistant, Kim Turner, recently. Kim demonstrated how veterinarians take care of animals and showed the children how to treat their pets. More...

School Menu

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Leathersville News

l Elaine and Raymond Timmer­man came Tuesday and carried me to Augusta for dental surgery. Lisa came by on her way to work. Elaine brought me back home. l Gerald Lawson visited Tuesday afternoon. Nice to have friends. More...

Obituaries

John David Crawford Sr.

Mr. John David Crawford Sr., 81, entered into rest on Thursday, Au­gust 24, 2017 at his residence on Goshen Street.  Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Paul C. Reviere officiating. More...

Worship

Morningside Baptist Church

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A HERITAGE

Children begin at an early age to acquire a knowledge and an appreciation of their heritage and the traditions of their society. 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...

Council approves refinancing of existing USDA water bonds

At a called meeting of the Lin­colnton City Council, a quorum of members – made up of Councilmen Alana Burke, Larry Goolsby, Kyle Reese, and Mayor Henry Brown – voted to proceed with refinancing existing USDA bonds attached to the water t More...

LCES will host training session for volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help at the Lincoln County Elementary School for the 2017-2018 year. More...

Cunningham celebrates 100 years, reminisces on decades of changes

“I never in a million years dreamed I’d live to be 100, but here I am. You have to do the best you can with what you’ve got to do with.”  More...

Biggerstaff will discuss Gullah culture at History in the Park lecture series

Local artist and author Pat “Nolia” Biggerstaff will speak on “The Gul­lah People and their Culture” at the September edition of the Lincoln County Historical Society’.s .“Histo­ry in the Park” lecture series More...

‘Those were the good ol’ days’

when food and other items were rationed, and quarterly stamps were issued as currency so that people had to raise their own food to sur­vive, she still asserted that “we had a good life.”  More...

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

An early deadline for the Septem­ber 7 edition of The Lincoln Journal has been scheduled for Friday, Sep­tember 1, at 5 p.m. for all classified, legal, and other advertisements, as well as for society and all other news items. More...

Editorial Page

People hurl insults like water balloons these days

Words of Encouragement

A young bride-to-be was talking to her friend about her fiancé.  “He keeps telling everyone he’s going to marry the most beautiful girl in the world,” she said.  “What a shame,” her friend re­plied. More...

Down a back road to backwaters

Across The Savannah

Dateline Georgetown County, SC, Aug. 15, 2017—Not quite a year later I return to South Island Road and Carolina backwaters. The destination? The Tom Yawkey Center’s North Island. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Red Devils beat McCormick 41-8 in season opener

Lincoln County High School’s Red Devils whipped the McCormick Chiefs 41-8 in a solid overall game to open the 2017 varsity season. This Friday, the Devils will make take on the Warriors. More...

We owe them more than we can every repay

BASEBALL’S BEST

“First and foremost, he was an American hero whose service to this country is his lasting legacy. He was also a great Yankee and true ambassador for baseball.” N.Y. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS  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...