September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Players inspire little fans to read

Coach Michael Pollock recently started a program to involve the Red Devil football players with the smallest fans of the game. More...

Chamber seeks nominees for parade grand marshal

With plans for the annual Holi­days in Olde Lincoln Towne fes­tival and Christmas parade in the works with the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, members of the board of directors have issued a special call to action from the general publ More...

Pop Warner teams play at home this Saturday

The small athletes that have been practicing at the recreation center with a pint-sized dedication to the game of Pop Warner football are just about to take the field. More...

JV team takes the win against W-W

The Lincoln County Junior Varsity Red Devils traveled to Washington-Wilkes to play Thursday, August 30, and won, 22-14, against the Tigers.   More...

News

Garden club members attend board meeting in Milledgeville

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton was encouraged by the leaders of our Azalea District of Garden Clubs to have the best upcoming year for our garden club members. More...

Art of Parenting class to begin at First Assembly of God Sept. 9

First Assembly of God will offer a new Sunday School class devoted to parents beginning Sept 9 called the Art of Parenting.™  More...

People

First Baptist celebrates children’s church with cookout

First Baptist Church recently held at cookout at the Sherman Community Center to celebrate eight years of children’s church. The children enjoyed playing on the jumper and water slide, sack races, and playing games.  More...

Corps announces primitive weapon hunts at Bussey Pt.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engi­neers J. More...

Tips provided on how to cut years off your mortgage

Whether you’ve just moved into your dream home and are experienc­ing the elation of making it your own or you are a few years into paying off your mortgage, if you are like most homebuyers, chances are you have the standard 30-year mortgage and More...

Obituaries

Delbert W. Graves

Mr. Delbert W. Graves, born De­cember 11, 1920 in Winfield, KS entered into rest Monday, August 27, 2018 at Doctors Hospital. He retired from DuPont as a mechani­cal engineer. More...

Public Notices

LEGALS

GEORGIA, LINCOLN COUNTY NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE OFRIGHT TO REDEEM REF. O.C.G.A. § 48-4-5 et seq; 48-4-45 &48-4-46]  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...

Dr. Light praises students, faculty for following safety plan exactly

Upon his return to Lincoln County after vacationing in Flori­da, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Samuel Light issued a statement regarding the alleged threat on the schools by a student on Monday, August 20. More...

Public hearings set for proposed tax increase

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has announced its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 11.78 per cent unincorporated over the rollback millage rate.  More...

Visitors encouraged to support their team at park’s border bash

There’s always a lot of competi­tion every year between the Uni­versity of Georgia Bulldogs and the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. So much so, the so- called “border bash” has become almost a tradition.  More...

Interpress Studios will set up Oct. 2-4 for Christmas Kids

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in “Christmas Kids and Greetings,” an annual supple­ment to The Lincoln Journal.  More...

Willingham to speak on Polly Barclay at History in the Park lecture series

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...

Lady Devils show no mercy to Greene County

The Lady Devils are still blasting the competition out of the park, as the region game against Greene County on Thursday, August 20, came to an early finish, when the girls won 18-3 on the mercy rule. More...

Editorial Page

Words of Encouragement

Old drunk worries about pastor’s soul after hearing what causes appendicitis

An old drunk walked into the local restaurant and plopped down at a table near four church ladies. More...

Political Cartoon

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The John de la Howe School a story about change

Across The Savannah

When I first heard that aristo­cratic four-word name, “John de la Howe,” I sensed something monu­mental, a nobleman, perhaps. Lat­er, I heard of the John de la Howe School, not just John de la Howe as locals referred to it. More...

Sports

Baseball’s Best

Braves field favorites through the years

“Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he is losing; nobody wants to quit when you are ahead.” – Jackie Robinson, Cairo, Georgia, native and Hall of Fame icon.  More...

Worship

First Assembly of God

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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...