October 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

LCMS music class to present Annie, Jr. tonight in auditorium

The LCMS seventh grade mu­sic class will present Annie, Jr. in the LCMS/LCHS auditorium at 7 p.m., on Thursday, October 25.  More...

Journal requests seasonal photos from community

Fall has finally arrived which means cooler weather, crisp autumn leaves, bonfires, seasonal decor, a visit from the Great Pumpkin, and more will soon be upon us. More...

Donehoo to speak at History in the Park

If you don’t know the difference between old-time mountain music and bluegrass, the next History in the Park talk at the Lincoln County Historical Park could provide some answers. More...

First Assembly’s Trunk or Treat will provide Christ-centered fun

First Assembly Lincolnton will be hosting a “Trunk or Treat” on Wednesday, October 31, from 6-7:30 p.m. on the church's field.  More...

Editorial Page

Americans spend 2 1/2 days each year looking for keys and things

Words of Encouragement

You might have heard about the old fellow who was pushing his shopping cart through Walmart when he collided with a younger guy.  “I’m sorry,” the old fellow said. More...

That Hidden Beach World

Across The Savannah

I just returned from eight days at what some call the North Coast. That would be the stretch of coast­line along Highway 17 that runs from Georgetown, South Carolina, on up to Myrtle Beach and beyond. Funny thing about Myrtle Beach. More...

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Obituaries

James Fayne Edwards

Mr. James Fayne Edwards 83, retired pastor entered into eternal rest on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Country Manor Personal Care Home in Tignall, Ga.  A Celebration of Life service was held at 11 a.m. More...

Manuel Clarke Thornton

Mr. Manuel Clarke Thornton, 89, affectionately known as ‘Pop,’ of Lincolnton Rd., entered into rest on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. More...

Mary Louise (Colvin) Poss

Mary Louise (Colvin) Poss, born on June 8, 1926 in Lin­colnton, Georgia, to the late Merle Colvin and the late Thomas Edison Colvin, passed away at age 92 on September 29, 2018 in Anchorage, Alas­ka.  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...

Secret Santa toy drive underway; applications now being accepted

The annual Secret Santa toy drive is now underway in Lincoln County, and is celebrating its 10th year of helping community chil­dren in need.  Applications to include a child in this year’s Secret Santa program may be both picked up and dr More...

County approves rezoning request despite church members’ concerns

The October meeting of the Lin­coln County Board of Commission­ers was much like September’s, as people in support of Price’s Grove Church gathered to speak against the rezoning request by Booker T. Elam Jr.  More...

LC Paws board members prepare for upcoming fundraisers

LC Paws board members met recently to discuss its upcoming fundraising drawing for its Pamper Your Dog basket filled with goodies along with other events planned during the holiday season. More...

Retired Educators Day set for Nov. 4

Walker Norman, chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commis­sioners (front row, right) joined with Governor Nathan Deal in proclaim­ing November 4 as Retired Eductors Day in Georgia and Lincoln Coun­ty.  More...

From Georgia Clay... to the Great Wall of China

Another overseas report has arrived from Jane Ellyn Aaron, former news editor for The News- Reporter and The Lincoln Journal, who is teaching English to chil­dren in China with her husband, Jamie. More...

People

Garden club members in full swing

Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton’s October Meeting was a surprise in more ways than one! More...

Skulls for October and November!

Nolia’s Notes

Hey, have y’all noticed all of those brightly painted skulls around in stores this season? They are everywhere, printed on everything from coffee cups to underwear. More...

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Sports

Devils’ second half effort beats GMC

MILLEDGEVILLE – Lincoln County scored three touchdowns in the second half to defeat GMC Prep 28-14 in division play here last Friday night. Kolbi Ferguson rushed for 161 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead the Devils. More...

Reflections on the World Series

BASEBALL’S BEST

“There’s nothing better than a team that comes out of nowhere inductee. More...

Worship

Loco Baptist Church

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A Different Perspective

We are all familiar with the old saying, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” It is quite true that we often become so concerned with the details and daily functions of living that we may lose our perspective.  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...