December 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Year in Review’ hightlights events of 2017

January 5 – Lively Reports on recent arrests; reminds motorists to slow down… Seniors shake, rattle, and roll to 50s tunes… Gray faces murder charges for death of Brandon Smith… GBI gives Sheriff’s Office favorable st More...

Cade sentenced to 35 years, found guilty of assault, battery

Superior Court Judge Thomas “Britt” Hammond recently sentenced Raekwon Cade to 35 years in prison with the last 10 years on probation, following a bench trial held on December 13. More...

News

Commercial fisherman can begin shad fishing on Jan. 1

Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 12 a.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natu­ral Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). More...

People

Garden club presents Madge Widemen with the Lifetime Achievement Award

The McCormick Garden Club, past president Nancy Renstrom pre­sented long time member Madge Wideman with the Madge Bunch Wideman Lifetime Achievement Award at its December meeting. More...

Surprising facts about pneumococcal pneumonia

Pneumonia can strike anywhere and anytime, the American Lung Association reminds us. More...

Worship

Blessed Hope Bible Baptist

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Mister Banjo

The happy sound of banjo music brings enjoyment to all within earshot. 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...

Board votes to change distribution of hotel/motel tax fund percentages

After much consideration, the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners voted to alter its distribution of hotel/motel tax funds, which will now exclude the disburse­ment of funds to the Development Authority.  “If the Development Author­ity More...

Community invited to E.P. Observance at Ebenezer Jan. 1

The 155th annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance, a tradi­tion that has been kept since 1863, will be held Monday, January 1, at 10 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, to which the community is invited.  This year’s speaker is Dr. More...

Students share their resolutions at the turning of the new year

Lincoln County Elementary School students seem to have their lives well in order, as The Lincoln Journal recently asked them “What is your New Year’s resolution?” Clearly, this group of youngsters understands important goals we shou More...

Editorial Page

Lazy husbands can see more clearly after the swelling goes down

Words of Encouragement

I’ve never forgotten the tale my pastor friend David ‘Milkweed’ Wotier told years ago about the three friends who married women from different parts of the world.  The first married an Asian woman. More...

Myths Swirl Around Candy Canes

Across The Savannah

One treat I loved as a kid were candy canes on a Christmas tree. Striped red and white, they stood out against the green boughs and the menthol-like taste felt cool. Hey, maybe like a taste of snow. 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. Please share your thoughts, questions and suggestions with him by phone, mail or email.  Q: I want to raise parakeets to sell. 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...