July 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Public reminded that early voting is now underway

voting for the July 24 run­off election began Monday, July 2, and continues through July 20, 2018. During this time residents may cast their ballots at The Lin­coln Center from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

Budding arttists get professional instruction

Local artist and author Nolia Biggerstaff is teaching art classes for children this week at the Blanchette House. Biggerstaff stresses that the classes are not just play time. More...

Correction

The next scheduled meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Com­missioners was reported incor­rectly. The correct date is July 12, 2018. We apologize for any incon­venience.   More...

Boys are all smiles at fun time

Also having a great time at the recreation center during Fun Time with Mrs. Robertson and Mrs. Crook, are (l-r) Mason Dunsmore and Bennett Crook. More...

News

Georgia law makes credit freezes free of charge effective as of July 1

This year, Governor Deal signed Senate Bill 376, allowing Georgians to freeze and thaw their credit re­ports free of charge beginning July 1, 2018.  More...

CDC offers tips on decluttering office

Getting your house in order can be a struggle, especially as we age. Sorting through decades of belongings is often emotional and stressful, as questions and decisions pile up: Is this jewelry valuable? More...

Kansas shows off her beautiful beach find

Kansas Corey and her family found this beautiful shell on the ocean edges during their family vacation at Myrtle Beach, June 14. More...

Worship

St. Paul United Methodist Church

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Mister Banjo

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

Methamphetamine sales, possession top the list of recent sheriff’s arrests

In a recent report issued by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Fred Benjamin McCraine, 47, of Lincolnton, was charged with pos­session of methamphetamine, pos­session with intent to manufacture schedule l or schedule II, trafficking of metha More...

County’s revamped website promises frequent updates

Members of the Lincoln Coun­ty Board of Commissioners have been talking about the new web­site under construction for the county since 2017. More...

Sweat shows his gratitude to EMTs, First Responders

It’s a well-known fact that peo­ple get very few compliments for doing a job well. However, there is one visitor to Lincolnton that not only compliments the people that saved his life, he plans to do it on an annual basis.  More...

LCES first graders share with readers their expectations of summer vacation

At the end of the school year, The Lincoln Journal enjoys ask­ing some of the county’s first graders their thoughts on what they would like to do now that summer is here. 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...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Most important question in life has nothing to do with whether a chair exists

The story is told about an eccentric philosophy professor who gave his students a rather bizarre final exam. More...

Grandma’s petunias

Across The Savannah

Vintage petunias. I had forgot­ten them, those flowers grandma loved. Surely I saw them in youth. As I sort through my mental al­bum I think I recall them. Pale colors, pastel petals of white and pink, possibly lavender, and a delicate softness. More...

Political Cartoon

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Public Notices

LEGALS

STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF COLUMBIA DEBTOR’S AND CREDITOR’S NOTICE  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...