May 24, 2007 RSS feed / News

Life Line Screening will be at Lincoln Center June 12

Residents living in and around the Lincolnton community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke. Life Line Screening will be at The Lincoln Center on June 12. The site is located at 160 May Avenue in Lincolnton. More...

Tenth Dist. banquet

The Annual Tenth District Banquet will be held at Savannah RapidsPavillion June 8 at 7 p.m. For tickets or more information, please see Mamie Garnett. More...

Civil War prog.

Come to A.H. Stephens State Park on Sat., May 26, and enjoy a program on Civil War era medicine. More...

Donations needed

The Lincoln County High School Debate Booster Club is accepting donations to help offset the expense of the students traveling to the national tournaments this summer. Your contribution will have a lasting impact on the lives of these students. More...

Ground breaking

The Lincoln County Historical Society will break ground for Lincolnton's newest store on Fri., May 25 at 4 p.m. More...

District auxiliary members elect new officers May 19

The American Legion 11th District Auxiliary meeting was held May 19, 2007, 2 p.m. at Post 192 Evans, Georgia. Unit 192 ladies had the meeting room decorated in the auxiliary colors of blue and gold. More...

Breakfast symposium

A free educational breakfast symposium, sponsored by the East Central Health District and the East Georgia Cancer Coalition will be held June 9, 10 a.m. - 12 noon at Newberry Baptist Church, Double Branches Rd., Lincolnton. More...

High school courses lack rigor to prepare students for college

U.S. high school core courses too often lack the rigor they need to adequately prepare students for collegelevel work, according to a new report from ACT, Inc. More...

TOMATO TIPS

For the best flavor, pick ripe tomatoes as you need them. Their flavor peaks within three minutes of picking, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. If you must wait to use garden-fresh tomatoes, don't refrigerate them. More...

Know minimum age requirements before operating a vessel on water

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) reminds boaters under the age of 16 that there is a minimum age requirement to operate a boat or personal watercraft (PWC) on public lakes and waterways. More...

Picnic spot

Bring your blankets and a picnic to the Georgia Golf and Gardens in downtown Augusta beginning Friday, June 8, and continuing on every Friday through July 27, except for July 6. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and movies begin at dusk. More...

Consumers get answers from Department of Agriculture

Consumer Alert/Recall: Char-Broil recalls two-burner gas grills sold exclusively at Big Lots stores due to fire, burn hazard. The U.S. More...

Ivey fund set up

A fund for Taffy Ivey has been established at Farmers State Bank to aid with medical expenses due to an illness she's been dealing with the past two years. More...

Driver released from MCG

Matthew F. Thomson, 21, of Appling was involved in a one-car accident, which took place on Highway 79 at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. More...

Summer 4-H fun

Calling all 4-H'ers. Come and join us for some fun this summer!! Our summer schedule is as follows: Mon., May 21, 1 - 4:30 p.m. - Come make pizza with Will Strickland (in by Friday 05/18). Tues., May 22, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Gold Rush pageant

John de la Howe School will host the Miss Gold Rush Pageant Fri., June 29 at 6:30 p.m. Categories are available for ages 3 - 21. Entry fee is $30 per contestant, $50 for two in same family. More...

Register to vote

The last day to register to vote in the June 19, 2007 election is Monday, May 21, 2007. More...

Computer classes

Computer literacy for beginners and intermediates will begin Tues., June 5 and run through Thurs., June 28. Classes are Tues., and Thurs., 10 a.m. - 12 for beginners and 1-3 p.m. for intermediates. More...

Leathersville News

.. Margaret NeSmith and Shirley Saturday had supper with Nancy Bailey last week. .. Mrs. Dudley Bryant was honored on Mother's Day, May 13, by her children, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Magnets for sale

The Lincolnton/Lincoln County Ladies Firefighting Auxiliary are selling the cool, trendy firefighting magnets that can go on your vehicle, refrigerator, or anywhere a magnet will stick! We are also selling the address signs that go in your yard. More...

SPRING BULBS

Remove foliage from spring bulbs after it turns yellow and begins to dry, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Set out bedding plants to cover the bare spots. Take care not to damage bulbs. More...

Breaking water rules can result in hefty fines

Driving too fast can get you a hefty fine. Watering your lawn during restricted hours or days can land you a big fine, too. "You typically get two warnings. More...

BEST BUGS

The best way to get the most from beneficial insects such as lady bugs is to have plants they like near your garden, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Use a mixture of crimson clover and hairy vetch as a cover crop. More...

TIA Helping Hand

The original Clothes Closet, located on Firetower Rd., has reopened, now as T.I.A. Community Helping Hand. All proceeds will go toward the Lincoln County Food Pantry and emergency needs of the community, 50/ 50. More...

SHADY FLOWERS

Impatiens is the best annual to put in shady areas, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Begonias, coleus, ageratum, salvia and Vinca prefer light shade (five to six hours of sunlight). More...

Boaters head to the water during holiday weekend

On Memorial Day weekend, one thing is certain - thousands of boaters and anglers will be out enjoying the holiday on state waters, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). More...

Free breakfast, lunch

Beginning May 29 at 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., each week, Mon. - Thurs., at LCES and LCHS, a child eighteen years old and under can receive a free breakfast in the school cafeteria. Also, beginning May 29 at 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. each week, Mon. More...

Journal announces early deadline for holiday closing

In observance of Memorial Day, The Lincoln Journal will be closed Monday, May 28. The deadline for all news items and advertisements to appear in the May 31 issue of the newspaper is Friday, May 25, at 5 p.m. More...