March 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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...

DeVos will discuss military strategy in the Battle of Cowpens on April 5

Local author Ed DeVos will re­turn to Lincoln County Historical Society’s “History in the Park” series Thursday, April 5, at the Lincoln County Historical Park at 7 p.m., when he will talk about military strategy in the Revolution­a More...

Residents urged to honor veterans by flying U.S. flag

Thursday, March 29, marks the second annual National Vietnam War Veterans Day. It is a com­memorative holiday in the United States, which recognizes the sac­rifices that veterans and their families made during the Vietnam War.  More...

Ribbon cutting held for Lo & Gussie’s

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce held a rib­bon cutting ceremony for Lo & Gussie’s on Saturday, March 24. More...

Leverett steps up to the plate

Monquavious Leverett, shown, is about to swing at a ball thrown by Washington Wilkes’ pitcher, during the game played Tuesday, March 20. More...

News

General Assembly news from Tom McCall

Last week the Georgia General Assembly reconvened for the 11th week of the 2018 legislative session and completed Legislative Day 38. We have just two days remaining in the legislative session.  More...

People

Leathersville News

l Dot Hardin Taylor visited with us on Thursday afternoon. So glad to see her. She used to go to church with us when she was a very young lady. Wonderful to see good friends. More...

Katy Towns receives honorable mention in essay contest

Augusta University College of Education’s own Katy Towns received Honorable Mention in the American Counseling Association’s Ross Trust Future School Counselors Essay Competition. More...

Vote the gap so that every child will have a quality education

Hope S. Beard is a native of Lincolnton, Georgia. Ms. Beard graduated high school in 1998 from Lincoln County High School. She then decided to further her education by attending Paine College. Ms. More...

Obituaries

Helen I. Chaney Ansley

Helen I. Chaney Ansley, 80 years old, entered into rest at her home in Lincolnton on March 21, 2018.  She was a retired seamstress from Uniroyal in Thomson, and later Augusta Sportswear. She was a very loving, giving mother and friend. More...

Peggy Cullars Guillebeau

Mrs. Peggy Cullars Guillebeau of Albany, Georgia, died on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at her home.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, at Covenant Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. William Coker officiating. More...

Richard Clarke Thornton

Mr. Richard Clarke “Rick” Thorn­ton, 65, of Lincolnton Road, Wash­ington, Georgia, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA LINCOLN COUNTY DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE All persons indebted to the estate of RAYA. 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...

BOC approves $1.9 million for water expansion project

A water expansion project, total­ing $1,992,000, was given a vote of approval at a called meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners, Tuesday, March 20.  The proposed water lines would include the area known as Montego Point, buying o More...

LeRoy named Region 7 STAR Student at achievement recognition banquet

William LeRoy of Lincoln County was named the Region 7 Star Student, tied with Ciara Pysc­zynski of Greenbrier High School representing Columbia County, at the Region 7 Student Teacher Achievement Recognition banquet held Tuesday, March 20, in Thom­s More...

Band students attend clinic

The following band students were selected for the sixth grade Honor Band clinic and concert, which took place at Stallings Island Middle School in Martinez, Georgia, March 24. More...

High tree pollen levels continue; tips offered on limiting exposure

Pollen. You can’t live without it, although you’d sure like to try.  More...

Local 4-H’ers take top honors at DPA; Partridge to compete at state congress

A number of Lincoln County girls came away winners recently at the 2018 NE District 4-H Junior Senior Project Achievement.  More...

Park invites residents to celebrate Easter with egg dying, games

Elijah Clark State Park has Easter fun scheduled for the little ones on Saturday, March 31. Be sure to visit for an “Old Fashioned Easter” from 1-4 p.m. More...

Editorial Page

Lost dog answered to Lucky, though he didn’t look very fortunate

Words of Encouragement

A woman called the police to report her dog missing, and an officer asked her for a description.  “Well, one of his ears is missing,” she said. “He only has one eye. He lost one of his legs when he was hit by a car. More...

My mothers lonely peach tree

Across The Savannah

The old folks planted fruit trees. Pear, apple, cherry, wild plum, and peach trees. Pecan trees too. Vineyards of wild grapes ... scup­pernongs and muscadines. Folks in general don’t do that anymore. Why should they? More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Enough March Madness - Let’s play ball!

Baseball’s best

“I always believed that we could make it and we did this for them,” (Houston Fans). – Jose Altuve, Astros All-Star 2nd baseman and American League MVP after winning the 2017 World Series.   More...

Booster club to host a golf tournament

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...

Worship

Martins Crossroad Holiness Church

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MIND AND MACHINERY

It is an elementary fact of our civilization that man has the ability to discover ore in the earth and transform that ore into a piece of complex equipment. 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...