June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

meets with department heads to discuss individual budget needs

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners held a work­shop meeting to discuss tentative and pertinent items related to the 2018-2019 budget. More...

Commissioners vote to absorb a portion of premium increase

As reported two weeks ago, the cost of health insurance for county employees is going up dramatical­ly. More...

Health department reminds residents to Tip ’n’ Toss after recent heavy rains

Lincoln County has experienced more than its fair share of rain this month. Undoubtedly, the rain will stop, eventually, but it may not be the end of the trouble. Wet weather is prime breeding ground for mos­quitos. More...

Library Loan Program offers discounts to patrons for state parks, historic sites

Everyone knows the Lincoln County Library is where you can go and, with a library card, get any book you want at no charge, as long as you bring it back.  But it’s almost summer, and the outside beckons. More...

Journal requests summer photos from community

The Lincoln Journal is asking the community to submit summertime selfies and photos in celebration of the season. More...

News

Sullivan, Vickery are recipients of LWREA scholarship award

Kyndra Sullivan and Brandtley Vickery are the 2017-2018 Lincoln County High School recipients of the Lincoln-Wilkes Educators As­sociation (LWREA) Scholarships.  More...

Wildlife grants available to public

If you own or lease land with electrical transmission lines, you could receive cash grants and professional wildlife management advice to help Georgia ensure healthy wildlife populations.  The project is called WINGS (Wildlife Incentives for Non More...

Post 194 awards scholarships

Craig Zimmerman (left) presented American Legion Post 194 Schol­arships to three LCHS seniors. More...

People

Leathersville News

l Anne Wright and Elaine Timmerman came Tuesday and carried me out to lunch. We enjoyed our lunch and our time together. So nice to have family to care. l Nancy Bailey visited Wednesday morning. So nice to have good friends who care to visit. More...

LCMS students named to honor roll for final nine weeks

Lincoln County Middle School is proud to announce the following stu­dents were named to Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks. Honor Roll students must have a 90 or above in all subjects.  More...

Dekreon named to President’s Honor Roll for spring 2018

Maggie Grace Dekreon has been named to the President’s Honor Roll at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving a 4.0 grade point average during spring 2018. Dr. Bonita C. 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...

Summer reading program offers activities for all ages

The Lincoln County Library’s Summer Reading Program got off to a rousing start last Friday, as children gathered to munch on hot dogs and chips while play­ing with Legos. More...

Residents invited to beach parties at Elijah Clark

Who remembers Elijah Clark State Park in its heyday? For baby- boomers, it was the place to be. The brain could focus on one thing only; catching a ride to the park during summer vacation. More...

GMASS completes reassessment, re-evaluations expected by July 1

The final year of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessor’s revaluation plan has been complet­ed with Georgia Mass Appraisal Solutions and Services (GMASS), the company contracted to perform the reassessment.  More...

Ribbon cutting ceremony held for Sissy’s Grill

A ribbon cutting for Sissy’s Grill – now open at 5440 Hwy 220 East, Lincolnton, – was held by the Lin­colnton Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce recently, and those present were (l- More...

Young will be guest speaker at History in the Park tonight

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...

Editorial Page

Kids appreciate stories Jesus told about swallowing camels and such

Words of Encouragement

The late, great Christian comedian Jerry Clower once told the story about the time he and his cousin, Marcel Ledbetter, joined the Navy and took a train ride to Camp Perry, Virginia, for boot camp.  More...

Riding the Rails

Across The Savannah

A rainy night, but not in Geor­gia. Talking a woman and I were when far off a locomotive sounded its mournful horn. With a sigh and wistful look she said, “I’ve never ridden a train. Have you?”  “Yes. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Bobby was the pitcher, Billy the catcher

Baseball’s Best

“No matter what I talk about, I always get back to baseball.” – Connie Mack, Hall of Fame Phila­delphia Athletics Manager  More...

Worship

Pine Grove United Methodist Church

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A HERITAGE

Children begin at an early age to acquire a knowledge and an appreciation of their heri­tage and the traditions of their society. 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...