March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents asked to roll up sleeves for blood drive Saturday at LBC

Representatives with Shepeard Community Blood Center are hosting a blood drive at Lincoln­ton Baptist Church on Saturday, March 17, from 9:30 a. m. - 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. More...

Qualifying ends for five seats; candidate profiles due by Fri.

Qualifying for various local offices ended at noon Friday, March 9.  The non-partisan candidates for seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education are: lDistrict 3: D’Metric Arnez Barks­dale; Jamie W. More...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Elijah Clark State Park

You don’t have to go far to have fun. Especially now at Elijah Clark State Park.  More...

Students artwork will be featured at ‘An Evening of Jazz’ March 23

The Lincoln County Band Boosters and Georgia Council for the Arts will present a special performance by internationally renowned performer, Joe Gransden at “An Evening of Jazz” Friday, March 23, at 6 p.m.  But that’s not all. More...

LWREA recognizes middle school students for academic excellence in first semester

The Lincoln-Wilkes Re­tired Educators Association (LWREA) honored Lincoln County Middle School students for their academic excellence for the first semester of the 2017- 2018 school year. More...

News

General Assembly news from Tom McCall

On Monday, March 5, the House reconvened for Legislative Day 30 and the ninth week of the 2018 leg­islative session. More...

It’s The Journey awards grant to East Georgia Cancer Coalition

The East Georgia Cancer Coalition (EGCC) was awarded a grant in the amount of $40,000 by It’s The Jour­ney, Inc., producer of the Georgia 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer (for­merly Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer). More...

Youth, mobility-impaired hunters will have special opportunity to turkey hunt

The statewide turkey hunting sea­son opens on March 24. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey came Saturday morning and cut the grass and weed ate around the house. So great to see them and really do ap­preciate all they do for us. More...

School Menu

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Qualls named Artist of the Month

Lincoln County Elementary School’s Artist of the Month is third grade student, Grace Qualls. Grace’s artwork is inspired by the Pop Artist Keith Haring. More...

Worship

Lincolnton United Methodist Church

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JUST KIDS

Children and young goats have one thing in common: they are both keenly aware of their environment and extremely curious about their surroundings. More...

Worship Directory

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...

County’s state of non-compliance could mean loss of state monies

The continuing battle between Lincoln County and the City of Lincolnton over water and sewerage services as governed by the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) and its pro­posed extension took center stage at last week’s meeting of the Board of Com More...

Mayor Brown blames county’s lawsuit for city’s inability to sign SDS contract

Lincolnton Mayor Henry Brown blasted the county’s actions regard­ing water and sewer services and took issue specifically with the county’s filing of a lawsuit against the city. More...

Newspaper seeks spring break and Masters photos

As a part of the fast approaching spring break and Master’s week, observed by the Lincoln County School system April 2-6, we, at The Lincoln Journal, thought it would be fun to document the vari­ous places people choose to go and/ or the differ More...

Booster club to host a golf tournament at Rocky Branch

The Lincoln County Athletic Booster Club is hosting a golf tour­nament for a $5,000 cash prize, to be held on April 14, beginning at 10 a.m. More...

Military leaders implementing programs to entice its cyber workforce to stay put

For years, the private sector has lured cyber talent away from the government with promises of higher compensation. To reverse this trend, the leaders within the military are implementing programs that they hope will boot retention.  More...

St. Patrick used the shamrock to explain Christianity to Irish

Wear a little bit of green this Saturday.  That is, if you don’t want to be pinched. It seems all the country­side celebrates St. More...

Community invited to Night of the Arts at LCES March 22

The second annual “Night of the Arts” will be held Thursday, March 22, from 5-7 p.m. at Lincoln County Elementary School cafeteria.  More...

Elementary students observe Career Day by dressing up for their chosen profession

It was an interesting day at Lin­coln County Elementary School Friday, March 2. More...

Editorial Page

Elderly couple proves sharing can be taken a bit too far

Words of Encouragement

An elderly couple walked into McDonalds and ordered one hamburger, one small order of fries and one soda.  When they shuffled to their table, the husband, with shaky hands, carefully cut the hamburger in half, giving half to his wife and keeping More...

Toward the light

Across The Savannah

Give Kudzu, Virginia creeper, and trumpet vine credit. Nothing stops them. They all keep on keeping on. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Manuel Steed Hunter

Mr. Manuel Steed Hunter, 75, of Berkshire Dr., Washington, entered into rest on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at his mother’s residence in Taliaferro County.  Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. More...

Jayden Moon

Jayden Moon, age 11, went home to be with Jesus, where there’s no suffering or pain, on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Wills Memorial Hospi­tal in Washington, Georgia. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. More...

Elizabeth Louise Walker

Mrs. Elizabeth Louise Ledbetter Walker, 71, of Riverside Dr., Wash­ington, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Wills Memorial Hospital, Washington.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER, LINCOLN COUNTY  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...