October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Board gives go-ahead for construction of Welcome Mason campus sign project

Committee members of the Wel­come Mason sign project, a part of the Lincoln County Alumni As­sociation, were given the go-ahead to advance with the memorial arch by the board of education last week, after plans for construction were met with recent a More...

Applications now available for Secret Santa toy drive

The annual Secret Santa toy drive is now underway in Lincoln County, and is celebrating its 10th year of helping community children in need.  Applications to include a child in this year’s Secret Santa program may be both picked up and dro More...

Amanda Sandifer has been named district-wide ‘Teacher of the Year’

Fourth-grade math and science teacher Amanda Sandifer was re­cently named “Teacher of the Year” for the Lincoln County School dis­trict, on top of being named as the elementary school’s selection for the annual honor.  More...

Broom sworn-in as deputy coroner

Office of Emergency Services Director Casey Broom was sworn-in as a deputy coroner by Probate Judge Lee D. Moss on Wednesday, October 11.  More...

News

Soap aloe plant offers striking foliage and gorgeous flowers that hummingbirds love

Soap aloe is one of those plants that stirs up a passion in gardeners and plant aficionados across the country. More...

Bonds home decked out for fall!

The home of Rev. Terry and Joy Bonds is decked out for the fall sea­son. Email your fall and Halloween photos to journal@nu-z.net. More...

Deer season opens Oct. 21

For many hunters, the opening day of firearms deer season feels a little like Christmas morning does to a child. Firearms deer hunters can take to the woods beginning Saturday, October 21 and continue through January 14, 2018 state­wide.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey came Saturday and cut the grass and shrubbery. So good to have family to help when you can’t take care of things yourself. l Tim and Pam Abel from Guy­ton visited Kenneth and Donna Abel on Saturday. More...

Georgia Legal Service is using the law to stop the violence and save money

When Sandra (not her real name), a single mother of two young kids, decided to let her children stay with their grandmother for a couple of weeks over the summer to save on childcare costs, she didn’t realize the consequences that would bring.& More...

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Obituaries

Sandra Nell Barnett Hood

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Addie Sue Talbert

Mrs. Addie Sue Talbert, 90 of White Rock Rd. Lincolnton en­tered into rest on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Bethany United Methodist Church. 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...

County votes to repave roads in Hidden Harbor subdivision

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to have five roads spanning 1.59 miles located in the Hidden Harbor subdivision repaved, and will utilize T-SPLOST funds to pay for the resurfacing.  More...

LCES students celebrate school lunch week

Last week was National School Lunch Week, and LCES students and several county officials celebrated the event. More...

Elijah Clark Park schedules events for Halloween fun

Elijah Clark State Park’s “Haunted Park” weekend has been slated for Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28, and will include a long list of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.  More...

Orionid meteor shower peaks Sat.

While the Comet Halley passed by earth over 30 years ago – last seen in 1986 – and won’t return for another 45 years give or take, mankind is still reaping the benefit as the earth will soon encounter a collection of debris left beh More...

Journal requests seasonal photos from community

Fall has finally arrived which means cooler weather, crisp autumn leaves, bonfires, seasonal decor, a visit from the Great Pumpkin, and more will soon be upon us. More...

Voting continues for scarecrow fundraiser

This scarecrow at B&J Appliance sits atop its very own washing machine, and is waiting for community votes along with the rest of the scarecrows scattered about town for the LCES PTO Scarecrow co More...

Editorial Page

Redneck knows how to start a fire but not a flood

Words of Encouragement

Perhaps you heard about the redneck who went to the insurance agent to get fire coverage for his home.  “Would you like flood insurance, too?” the agent asked.  “I reckon not,” he said. More...

Coyote Journalism

Across The Savannah

“Tom, you live like a coyote.” So said a woman commenting on my bachelor lifestyle. She’s right and her pronouncement set me to thinking. I practice journalism like a coyote, too. I scavenge for sto­ries. More...

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Sports

Devils Overpower Warren 63-14, prep for Greene

WARRENTON - Lincoln County scored early and often last Friday to beat Warren County 63-14 and improve their playoff chances. Quarterback Javon Reid was responsible for five touchdowns, two rushing and three passing. More...

Pennant Races Exciting no Matter Who

BASEBALL’S BEST

“It is not how you start the season, it is how you finish. You don’t play to put up the numbers, but to try to get a chance to make the World Series.” – Albert Pujols, All-Star major league player. More...

Worship

Parks Grove Holiness Church

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A Different Perspective

We are all familiar with the old saying, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” It is quite true that we often become so con­cerned with the details and daily functions of living 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...