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Chamber Gala Set for June 2

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual gala at Elijah Clark State Park, Saturday, June 2, from 6-9:30 p.m. More...

From Georgia Clay...learning to push in China

“Home is where you hang your hat,” or so I was told once by one of my favorite uncles. More...

Young to speak at park June 7

Author Bob Young will speak on his latest book, The Hand of the Wicked, at the Lincoln County Historical Society’s “History in the Park Series” Thursday, June 7, at 7 p.m. More...

News

DNR accepting quota hunt applications beginning June 1

Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alli­gator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Cell phones aren’t the only things that can cause distracted driving

Have you ever arrived at your destination and realized you don’t remember driving there? You ar­rived safely, but you were on auto­pilot. Your mind was on the grocery list or tasks for the day. Maybe you were putting on your makeup.  More...

People

Smith named to Dean’s List at Georgia College

Phillip Smith of Lincolnton, Ga., completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean's List for the 2018 Spring semester at Geor­gia College in Milledgeville, Ga.  Georgia College is the state's designated public liberal arts uni­versity. More...

Aycock named to President’s List at Emmanuel College

Laney Aycock of Lincolnton, has been named to the Presi­dent’s List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, Georgia for the spring semester of the 2017-18 academic year.  More...

Students athletes recognized at awards night

Varsity baseball players honored were seated (l-r)Lake Couch, who received Offensive Player of the Year; Colton Bonner, Pitcher of the Year; standing, B.J. More...

Obituaries

Texas Mattox Cliatt

Mrs. Texas Mattox Cliatt, 96 wife of the late James Gibson Cliatt, for­merly of Augusta Hwy. More...

Mary Elizabeth Spires Fleming

Mrs. 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...

Run-off election set for July 24; ballot questions get a thumbs up

The results for the General Pri­mary/ Nonpartisan Election are in, and 36.89 percent of Lincoln County voters cast their ballots.  In the race for Chairman of the Board of Education, Jason LeRoy (incumbent) received 62.85 percent of the vote, de More...

No changes made to tentative budget at board meeting

The Lincoln County Board of Education met Tuesday, May 22, to allow public input to the 2018- 2019 fiscal budget. More...

LCHS Class of 2018

Lincoln County High School graduating class of 2018 celebrates students (front row, seated, l-r) Lindsey Montero, Hunter Creswell, Taylor Thurmond, Garren Griffin, Jesse Partridge, Anna Highsmith, Br More...

LCES students enjoy some Field Day fun

Field Day at LCHS was moved inside due to inclement weather, but it surely did not stop the children from having a great time as the school year came to a close. More...

Correction

In last week’s print edition of The Lincoln Journal the charges for Alfreda Deshasta Henderson were incorrectly reported due to a technical error. More...

Editorial Page

Teaching teens to drive can be nerve-racking experience

Words of Encouragement

“Turn right here,” said a very patient father to his teenage son who was learning to drive.  “My bad,” the father said calmly. “I meant the next street, not this fellow’s lawn.”  More...

Chinaberry’s Rise & Fall

Across The Savannah

A lovely shade tree, I played be­neath its canopy; rolled its berries in my palm. It stood seven yards beyond an old hand-dug well. I sucked nectar from delicate tubes in yellow-green tangles of fragrant honeysuckle just beyond the tree. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Wilson was the last 400+ hitter

Baseball’s Best

“Artie Wilson was one of the guys who watched out for me when I played for the Birmingham Black Barons in 1948. In turn, I watched Artie. More...

Worship

Parks Grove Holiness Church

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THE WINDOW

We generally feel that a window pro­vides a view from the inside looking out, although of course the reverse is also true. 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...