June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Kids enjoy hands on art lessons at the library

Children enjoyed participating in arts and crafts recently at the Lincoln County Library. The Morris Museum of Art presented them with various mediums to make colorful collages. 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

New DNR survey: cliffs waiting, Falcons favor city

The first extensive search for peregrine falcon nests in Georgia this century has confirmed three key things. The wilds of north Georgia still offer quality habitat for peregrines. More...

Early summer storms could mean mosquito problems across the state

Subtropical Storm Alberto has departed, and the rains will eventu­ally subside. What happens next is predictable: mosquitoes.  More...

People

Local women meet Paula Deen

Lincoln County residents (l-r) Debra Poland, Brenda Willis, and (far right) Teresa Burgess visited Paula Deen in her Wilmington Island home near Savannah June 6. More...

Leathersville News

l Wayne and Aubrey Crump were lunch guests on Sunday with Ronald and Audrey Crump. l Elaine Timmerman, Derek, Erin and Olivia Cooper, and Lisa and Chuck Mahaffey were lunch guests for Father’s Day with us on Sunday. More...

LWREA presents Ellis with Outstanding Educator Award

Coach Howard Ellis, retired educator from Lincolnton, has been awarded the Outstanding Educator Award spon­sored by the Georgia Retired Educators Association (GREA) and the Lincoln- Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA). More...

Obituaries

Jack David Johnson

Jack David Johnson, son of the late Ella Wellmaker-Johnson and George B. Johnson, and brother of the late Ruella J. Starling and George W. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA LINCOLN CCOUNTY DEBTORS AND CREDITORS NOTICE All persons indebted to the estate of EL­SIE P. 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...

Scout for insects in lima, snap beans, Southern peas

Georgia vegetable farmers should scout for insects in young lima beans and snap beans now.  Caterpillars, stinkbugs and thrips are among the insects that could pose a threat as these beans start to bloom. More...

BOE agrees to partial funding of new scoreboard at stadium

The scoreboard at the Larry Campbell Stadium apparently is in need of an update and the Lincoln County Board of Education has dis­cussed replacing the scoreboard for several years. More...

Board approves temporary budget; gives thumbs up to boarding facility

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners met Thursday, June 14, for their monthly meeting to discuss a myriad of topics, and to approve the 2018/2019 temporary budget.  More...

Sheriff deputies arrest Florida couple for manufacturing methamphetamine

Sharp eyed, quick thinking depu­ties took two people into custody after investigating a home that al­legedly was being used as a meth lab. More...

Kirkland and Hillman on a mission to find historic churches in Georgia

As people all grow older, they look for hobbies and interests that they never had time for earlier in life. Two older gentlemen who came to Lincolnton last week cer­tainly had found something a bit different from coin collecting or bird watching. More...

Journal announces an early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Independence Day and annual vacation week, The Lincoln Journal will close at 5 p.m., on Friday, June 29, and remain closed through July 8.  Early deadlines for the July 5 edition of The Lincoln Journal have been scheduled for Th More...

Editorial Page

Decision time: Mom offers her teenage son two options for dinner

Words of Encouragement

A mother asked her teenage son if he’d like something dinner.  “What are my options?” he asked.  “ Yes or no,” his mother answered.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Barn Country

Across The Savannah

I love driving through the coun­try and in rural areas I enjoy com­ing across old barns. Veterans of the Agriculture Wars, many show their scars and age. Now and then I see a barn that has a new lease on life. More...

Sports

The Great American Ball Park

Baseball’s Best

“I can throw out any man alive”  Johnny Bench, Reds Hall Of Fame Catcher  On a recent trip to the Kentucky and Cincinnati areas, my wife and spent a pleasurable morning vis­iting the Cincinnati Reds Museum which is located at th More...

Worship

Salem Baptist Church

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Spring

The spring season signals a new life cycle as the plant and animal kingdoms begin to regenerate themselves and their species. The new warmth and beauty of this special time is welcomed everywhere. 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...