August 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mobile unit provides criticial early screenings to area women

The University Hospital Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department on Wednesday, September 5, and Thursday, September 20. Women are encouraged to call 706-774-4149 to schedule their appointment. More...

Lively reports on recent arrests

In a recent report issued by the Lincolnton Police Department, Franklin Richardson III, 26, of Lincolnton, was charged with pos­session of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, posses­sion of marijuana, (less than one ounce,) and possession More...

Twin brothers show off some moves during practice

Bradley Deutschle, (top photo) who recently moved here with his family, catches a pass during Pop Warner practice out at the Lincoln County Recreation Field. More...

DUI, probation violations top list of arrests made by Sheriff’s Office

Several months ago, Heather Al­ford, one of the owners of Georgia- lina Pool Company, was released from the Columbia County Jail, and was taken to the Lincoln Coun­ty Sheriff’s Office, charged with two counts of theft by deception. More...

News

Wet weather and heat fuel end-of-season mosquito boom

Georgians only face a few more weeks of mosquito season, but the state’s residents need to stay vigilant to keep mosquito populations in check. More...

People

Hunt and learn programs teach basics and provide hands-on opportunities

Deer, squirrel, turkey, quail, rabbit - all hunt-able species in Georgia. But, do you know how to hunt them? More...

Punds travel to Dominican Republic

David and Nancy Pund took their July edition of The Lincoln Journal to the Dominican Republic   More...

Sports

Devils suffer devastating loss, will try for rebound at McCormick

LINCOLNTON – Abbeville, the three-time defending South Carolina Class AA state champion, rolled into town here last Friday night and made by Red Devil players and coaches. More...

School Menu

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Braves are Exciting, Fun to Watch

BASEBALL’S BEST

“I’m not sure I’ve ever felt like this in a baseball uniform. Acuna didn’t deserve that.” – Brian Snitker, Braves manager on Ronald Acuna Jr. being intentionally hit by a pitch. More...

Worship

Ebenezer Baptist Church

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The TIE THAT BINDS

Up until relatively recent times, one’s closest neighbor was often miles away, and a trip to the county seat was an all day affair. 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...

Board declines church members’ request to sell old high school, considers leasing

The meeting held Tuesday night by the Lincoln County Board of Educa­tion was primarily focused on an at­tempt by members of Faith Commu­nity Church to find a use for the old high school building. More...

LCHS FFA named a Two Star Chapter by national organization at convention

The Lincoln County FFA chap­ter was named a Two Star Chap­ter at the 2018 National Chapter awards by the National FFA Or­ganization.  More...

LCHS student is arrested after making verbal threat

On Monday, August 20, a threat was made by a high school student at Lincoln County High School involving bringing a gun to school. More...

Bat box building planned at park

Even though school has begun, kids can still have fun down at Eli­jah Clark State Park on the week­ends. The water’s warm, so jump on in and swim, then attend one of the classes below. There is always a $5 parking fee.  More...

Willingham to speak on Polly Barclay at History in the Park on September 6

Author and local historian Skeet Willingham will speak on “The Story of Polly Barclay; Abuse, Response and Retaliation” at the September edition of the Lincoln County Historical Society’s “His­tory in the Park” lecture s More...

LCES will host training session for volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help at the Lincoln County Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year. More...

Editorial Page

Rice Krispies aren’t the only things that snap, crackle and pop

Words of Encouragement

My coon hunting buddy Barry Bishop sent me a tongue-in-cheek warning the other day about eating Rice Krispies.  Barry said they apparently store up in the body and the effects become very apparent when you get older.  More...

Beautiful but Deadly

Across The Savannah

I was driving back from a speak­ing event in Lake City, the town that reinvented itself thanks to art and the vision and financial support of Darla Moore. Lake City was a tobacco town once, but we all know why tobacco fell out of grace. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

Polly Lewis Williamson Copsey

Mrs. Polly Lewis Williamson Copsey, died peacefully in her sleep after a 16 year battle with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy Body dementia.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, at Hephzibah Baptist Church. More...

Mae Belle Scott Cryder

Mrs. Mae Belle Scott Cryder, age 108, of Elberton, Georgia, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Nancy Hart Nursing Center while surrounded by her family.  More...

Karen Hodges Goff

Mrs. Karen Hodges Goff entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, SC.  The Celebration of Life service was held at 11 a.m. 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...