April 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Graves shares childhood memories of growing up on Augusta National

Imagine, for a moment. Imagine being five years old, moving to a new house, being a little afraid, a little ex­cited, not sure about anything. Your mom and dad are unpacking, finally telling you to shoo, go play outside, and stop being underfoot. More...

Residents warned of tax scams

With just weeks to go before the deadline to file income tax returns, Lincoln County residents need to remember to be on the lookout for tax scams, especially at this time of year.  “It’s been a real problem here in Lincoln County,&r More...

News

DeVos will speak tonight at historical park

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...

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 differen More...

People

Leathersville News

l Our Easter lunch guests were Anne Wright, Jonathan and Bran­di Wright, Elaine and Raymond Timmerman, Erin, Derek and Olivia Cooper, Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey. We enjoyed our lunch and the time spent together. More...

General Assembly News from Tom McCall

We reconvened at the Capitol for the 12th and final week of the 2018 legislative session on Tuesday, March 27, and on Thursday, March 29, the House and Senate completed Legislative Day 40 and adjourned sine die.  More...

Young wildlife needs no rescue

During the spring, it is not unusual for people to come in contact with seemingly “orphaned” young wild­life and want to help - but it is best to leave them where you find them, according to the Georgia Depart­ment of Natural Resources&rs More...

Worship

Midway United Methodist Church

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Mister Banjo

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

Worship Services

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 drops to 107 in annual health ranking/roadmaps prog.

Lincoln County placed 107th out of 159 in the annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program, down from 93 out of 159 in 2016.  More...

Sheriff Reviere issues report on recent incidents, arrests

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Detravis Anwuan Hearst, 28, of Lin­colnton, was charged with posses­sion of a firearm during commission of a crime; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; possession of Sc More...

Smith recognized by NFHS, GHSA

Jeanie Smith was recognized recently by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) for exemplary display of sportsmanship, eth­ics More...

Hearst signs with Tusculum College

Gerard Hearst, son of Garrison Hearst and the late Concheta Glad­mon, signed with Tusculum College to play football and run track. Tusculum is located in Greenville, Tennessee. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Digging won’t get you out of the ground if you’re buried face down

I heard a story the other day about a grumpy old man who had spent his entire marriage quarreling with his wife.  The old man often fumed that, when he died, he would dig his way of the grave and come back to torment the poor woman.  More...

The Atlanta Angel

Across The Savannah

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Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Herbert Lewis Butler

Mr. Herbert Lewis Butler, 93 of Jones Chapel Rd. entered into rest on Tuesday, March 27, at Country Manor, Tignall.  A memorial service was held at 3 p.m., on Friday, March 30, at Fishing Creek Baptist Church. More...

Margie B. Hicks

Mrs. Margie B. Hicks, 91, went to her Heavenly home on Monday, April 2, at Lake Crossing Health Care in Appling, Georgia and was reunited with her husband Bishop Cullen L. Hicks.  More...

Judith Eleanor Younts

Judith Eleanor “Judy” Younts, 76, of Savannah Lakes Village, McCormick, S.C., passed away on March13, 2018.  A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, at The Lutheran Church By The Lake.  More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER  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...