November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A CodeRed Alert warns residents of telephone scam

A recent alert was issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office via the CodeRed alert system warning the public of telephone scam artists, and as an added precaution, Sheriff Paul Reviere has requested that the public be wary of potential inco More...

Army Corps releases triploid grass carp into lake to reduce spreading of hydrilla

The U.S. Army Corps of Engi­neers began stocking sterile triploid grass carp to reduce the abundance of hydrilla in the J. Strom Thur­mond Lake (Clark’s Hill Lake) on October 25 and will continue to do so through November 15. More...

FCCLA members bring home awards from Georgia National Fair, conference

Youth from the Lincoln County High School chapter of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently par­ticipated in a leadership conference held October 17-18 at the FFA- FCCLA Center in Covington, where students were motivate More...

News

Ga. game wardens need your help stopping poachers

Now that firearms season for deer is underway, the Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Division is requesting additional help from the public to stop poaching and other illegal hunting activities this season by utilizing the Ranger Hotline.  More...

Governor Deal proclaims Nov. 5 as Retired Educators Day in Ga.

Governor Nathan Deal of the state of Georgia has proclaimed the day of Sunday, November 5, 2017, as Retired Educators Day in Geor­gia. More...

People

Ebenezer Baptist Church holds successful Pink Passion program

Ebenezer Baptist Church held its Fourth Annual Pink Passion Program on Sunday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. morning worship service. More...

Leathersville News

By Mrs. William Bentley

l Anne Wright came Tuesday and brought lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and her visit. So good to see family and be together. l Hilda Cliatt visited on Tuesday. So nice to have friends who care enough to visit. We always enjoy her visit. More...

An overlooked benefit to consider during enrollment

Being a parent is a balancing act. You are constantly being pulled in different directions and it can be challenging managing all of the things you need to get done. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth J. Glidewell

Mr. Kenneth J. Glidewell, 59, of Bass Rd., entered into rest Wednes­day, October 25, 2017 in Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 28, at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton. More...

Talmadge Bowers Reed Sr.

Mr. Talmadge Bowers Reed Sr., 88, of Double Branches Rd., en­tered into rest on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at University Hospital, Augusta.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting is the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30. AA meeting More...

Educationally diversified programs drive school system advancements

Lincoln County schools are con­tinuously advancing to meet the future needs of their students, and in an effort to keep the commu­nity informed about the goings-on within the system, Superintendent Dr. More...

Small businesses initiative encourages community support by shopping locally

Small businesses are considered by many to be the lifeblood of the community as they not only support the owners, operators, and employ­ees, but also help to substantiate the local economy. More...

Bridge construction moving forward

Construction of the Soap Creek Bridge on Highway 378 is well under­way as Georgia DOT workers set the first girder at the bridge earlier in October. More...

LCHS/MS Red Pride Band receives ratings of ‘excellent’ at competition

“This has been a very rewarding season for the Red Pride Band of Lincoln County Middle and High School,” band director Jasper Dukes praised.  From seasonal preparations, foot­ball game performances, and a successful year of competiti More...

HIT String Band performs tonight

“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...

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

Words of Encouragement

Son did precisely as his father directed, but didn’t get into ballpark

As a father neared the gate to the ballpark with his son, it dawned on him that he didn’t have the tickets.  “Run home son, and see if I left the tickets there,” the father said.  Half an hour later, the boy returned to hi More...

Political Cartoon

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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. Please share your thoughts, questions and suggestions with him by phone, mail or email. More...

Sports

upset Aquinas 12-6, head for Macon Fri.

Lincoln County ended Aquinas’ four-year winning streak over the Devils with a hard-fought 12-6 win in Lincolnton last Friday night. The Irish came into the game ranked in the Top 10 and as an eight-point favorite. More...

five was one for the ages“

BASEBALL’S BEST

“A World Series trophy is some- thing to behold” ... Willie Stargell, Hall of Fame player and two-time World Series winner. More...

Motorist urged to be cautious to avoid hitting deer this fall

Watch out for deer on and near the roads! Motorists are urged to exercise caution during the fall as this is a time of peak deer activity, according to the Georgia Depart­ment of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Worship

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church

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Only a Shell

The structure shown above has stood empty for many years – only a shell awaiting inevitable destruction by man or nature. 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...