October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Queen, princess crowned

This year Shayla Beard (right) was crowned as the Lincoln County High School homecoming queen, and Lindsey Montero was named the princess at the halftime show of last week’s Red Devil game agai More...

Donehoo and HIT String Band will perform for History in Park

“Just don’t call it bluegrass” – old-time mountain music will be the topic of discussion at the latest installation of the Historical Soci­ety’s “History in the Park” lecture series, set for Thursday, Novembe More...

Country Store in need of donations for upcoming Pioneer Day festival

The shelves at the Historical Park’s Country Store are currently bare, and in need of baked goods and hand-made items to fill up the vacancies for the annual Pioneer Day celebration.  With Pioneer Day just around the corner – slated More...

Lady Devils finish in state series

The Lincoln County High School Lady Devil softball team traveled to Lanier County to play the best of three series in the first round of the state playoffs. on Friday, October 13. More...

News

Dr. Light, Edmond present program to LWREA members

Dr. Samuel Light, Lincoln County Superintendent of Schools, and Dr. Rickey Edmond, Assistant Super­intendent, were the guest speak­ers at the October meeting of the Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA).  More...

Immune boosting tips for a healthy holiday season

The hectic holidays and chill in the air can take a toll on the immune system and make one more susceptible to cold weather challenges. Stay healthy and vital all season by taking the following steps.  Be Balanced  More...

People

Outdoors GA app allows hunters to check game without cell service

The free Outdoors GA app has multiple uses, including purchas­ing and storing hunting and fishing licenses, finding hunting and fish­ing areas, helping you locate a boat ramp, viewing regulations and so much more!  More...

Leathersville News

l Jan Smalley visited Tuesday afternoon. Sure is nice to have fam­ily who care to visit. l Anne Wright brought lunch on Wednesday. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. Our children have been so good to us. More...

Lemaster will be featured artist at Red Rooster gallery

Multi-talented Lincolnton resi­dent, Denny Lemaster, will be the star artist at the Red Rooster Art Gallery November 3, 6-8 p.m., 118 South Main Street, McCormick, SC. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Cole Bryant

Mrs. Joyce Cole Bryant, 86 of C.E. Norman Rd. entered into rest on Monday, October 23, 2017 at her residence.  Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, at Melrose Hills Memorial Park, Villa Rica.  Mrs. More...

Worship

Pine Grove United Methodist Church

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Man’s Resources

In Biblical times water was a scarce commodity and was much appreciated by the people of Pales­tine. Everyone was dependent upon springs and fountains, and water was even sold in the streets. 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...

Public invited to open house to view comprehensive plan

The public is invited to give input regarding the new “Joint Compre­hensive Plan” between Lincoln County and the City of Lincolnton on Thursday (today), October 26, from 2-6 p.m. at the Office of Emer­gency Services.  More...

Local merchants welcome trick-or-treaters Tues. night

As a well-anticipated night of trick-or-treating fast approaches for the youth of Lincoln County, sev­eral businesses located on Main and Peachtree Streets are also getting into the Halloween spirit and will give out candy, toys, and other treats on More...

Pop Warner Mighty Mites team ends season in regional playoff

After a successful third year of Pop Warner football in Lincoln County, the Red Devil Mighty Mites made it all the way to the playoffs to finish out the season. More...

Homecoming court recognized at halftime

The 2018 Lincoln County High School Homecoming Court looked stunning at last week’s homecoming game, and this year included Gianna Anderson, Katelyn Bennett, Avery Wheeler, Katie Vickery, Jesse 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...

Editorial Page

College student finds upside to making bad grades

Words of Encouragement

Upon finishing his first semester at college, a young man told his dad he had great news.  “Do you remember that $500 you promised me if I made the Dean’s List?”  “I certainly do,” his dad said excitedly.  More...

Agnes of Glasgow A Ghost Story

Across The Savannah

With Halloween fast approach­ing, now’s as good time as any for a ghost story. As haunted tales go, the tale I’m about to tell is not the scariest. In a way it’s a sweet tale of separated lovers. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Consumer Q’s is a weekly question- and-answer column by Arty Schronce at the Georgia Department of Agri­culture. More...

Sports

Devils Whip Greene for 46th Homecoming Win

Lincoln County’s Red Devils beat the Greene County Tigers 44-15 last Friday night for their 46th consecutive homecoming win. The victory improves their 2017 record to 4-4 leading to this Friday’s showdown with Aquinas. More...

Astros and Dodgers in the World Series

BASEBALL’S BEST

“Baseball? It’s a just a game as simple as a ball and a bat. Yet as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. More...

Wearing a harness is critical when tree stand hunting

Opening weekend for hunting deer with a rifle was last weekend!  What’s on your checklist of items to take? If you plan on hunting from a tree stand, a full-body fall arrest harness should be your number one priority.We  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...