March 9, 2006 RSS feed / News

Evangelism rally to be held at Tignall Baptist Church

The Georgia Baptist Association is sponsoring their annual evangelism rally at Tignall Baptist Church on Thursday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Jim Olds, pastor of Bethesda Baptist Church, Union Point, is the evangelism chairman and Rev. More...

Foundation offers ten free trees to new members

Ten free white flowering dogwood trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during March 2006. More...

Leathersville News

Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey of Elberton, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Lagroon of McCormick, and William and Lee Bentley have been visitors of Mrs. Irene Bailey. More...

College & Career Corner

It%27s not even time for spring break, yet spots in summer camps, enrichment programs and summer school are already filling up. More...

Chamber calendar of events

March 2-5, 9-12, & 16-19: "Swamp Gravy" Georgia%27s Official Folk-Life Play. Performed in Historic Cotton Hall Colquitt, GA. For more information call 912-758-5450, sponsored by The Colquitt/Miller Arts Council, www.swamp gravy.com. More...

Singers to perform

The Emmanuel College Singers will be at First Assembly of God on Fri., March 17 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and worship God with these anointed singers. A love offering will be received and a nursery will be provided. More...

Consumers get answers from Ga. Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of Public Affairs Tommy Irvin, Commissioner. Call Consumer Q%27s hotline at 1-800282-5852. More...

Ga. State Patrol investiages two accidents here

State Troopers from the Washington Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated two traffic crashes during the month of February in Lincoln County. Sergeant First Class Durden said the traffic crashes resulted in one injury. More...

Hug-A-Bear program

Miriam Stein, 11th District American Legion Auxiliary President and Jim Whelan, Dept. of Georgia American Legion Sgt. at Arms attended the Hug-A-Bear program at Post 192 in Evans on February 24. More...

Lyons to compete in region spelling bee in Augusta

Brooke Lyons, a sixth-grade student at LCMS, won the system-level competition in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee. More...

Wildlife camps available for youth this summer

If you would like to encourage your child%27s "wild" behavior this summer here is the perfect opportunity, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). More...

Pre-K registration is Friday

Lincoln County Georgia Pre-K Registration for the 2006-7 school year will be held on Friday, March 10, 2006, at the Board of Education Offices. The offices are located at 423 Metasville Road in Lincolnton. Registration will begin by 8 a.m. More...

Notes from the Georgia State Senate

The state Senate is now well into the second half of the 2006 session, and legislative business is moving at a lightning-fast pace. More...

Treats for veterans

The American Legion family of Georgia served veterans refreshments at the uptown VA Medical Center on February 14. They handed out caps, bandanas, goody bags, candy bags and socks to the veterans at uptown and downtown VA. More...

WRD to update state protected species lists

The Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is initiating the first comprehensive revision of Georgia%27s protected plant and animal lists since 1992. More...

Georgia Farm Bureau observes Farm Safety Awareness Week

Georgia Farm Bureau is making farm safety a priority by observing national Agricultural Safety Awareness Week, March 5-11. More...

Goldman Farms becomes member of AA Association

Goldman Farms, Lincolnton, Georgia, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports John Crouch, executive vice president of the national breed registry organization in Saint Joseph, Missouri. More...

Pollard joins fight for veterans benefits in DC

After hearing a presentation by Vice President Richard Cheney and a number of congressmen and senators, a Lincolnton veteran took steps to ensure that the well-being and health care of our fighting men and women, past and present, are on solid ground More...

DHR encourages Georgians to get checked for colorectal cancer

The Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) is encouraging all Georgians ages 50 and older to get checked for colorectal cancer by their healthcare provider. This March is the seventh annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. More...

Spectacular view

Debbie Poindexter, Dana Smith of Akron, Ohio, Tina and Lacey Goldman of Lincolnton, enjoy the sights of the Grand Canyon in Nevada. And of course you never leave home without the latest edition of The Lincoln Journal for some light reading. More...