2007-08-02 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Mobile mammography

The University Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department August 21 and Sept. 25.

Screening mammograms for women age 40 and above are usually covered by private insurance and Medicare. Call the health department at 359-3154 for more information Annual revival services for Harmony Auxiliary Unit to meet The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will meet Thurs., Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are welcome. Please attend and find out what we are all about.

Please help support the food pantry and bring the following items for the month of August: canned tomatoes, ketchup and mustard.

Planning meeting

Classes of 1942-1967 from the Lincolnton Colored High School and Lincoln County Training School will have a planning meeting Sun., Aug. 12, 4 p.m. at the public library. Please plan to be in attendance.

Revival services

Baptist Church will be held Mon., Aug. 6 - Thurs., Aug. 9, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. each night. Rev. Darnell Braintley of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Thomson, will be our guest preacher.

Everyone is invited - come and be blessed! Rev. Freddie Neal is pastor.

Homecoming Aug. 19

Anthony Chapel UMC in Lincolnton will have Homecoming Aug. 19 beginning at 10:30 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Suzanna Davis.

If you have memorabilia or something you would like to share, please contact Mary Lucy Probst at 706- 359-3374 or Frances Mims at 706- 359-3764.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) 2007- 2008 planning meeting will be held Thurs., Aug. 9 at Callaway Planta- tion School House, 2160 Lexington Road, Washington, Ga. at 11 a.m.

Please bring your 2006-2007 GREA copy of awards and recognition committee guidelines. All retired educators are invited to attend. Frances F. Zellars is president.

Fund set up

A fund has been set up at Farmers State Bank for Tee Turner, who is battling Lou Gehrig's disease.

Pool now open

The pool is now open at the Lincoln County Recreation Department. Hours are Tues. - Sat., 12 noon - 6 p.m. Cost is $2 per person.

BOE auction

Lincoln County Board of Education will hold an auction for the sale of items no longer needed or necessary for school use at a Warehouse Storage Building at 1206 Augusta Hwy. on Fri., Aug. 3 at 10 a.m.

Items will include a school bus, leaf vacuum, old auditorium seats, computer equipment, televisions, VCR's, lawnmowers, and various miscellaneous items.

Revival services

First Baptist Church will have revival services Aug. 27 - 30 at 7:30 p.m. nightly with Rev. William Smith, pastor of Isarel Baptist Church in Atlanta. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Soccer registration

Soccer registration for the Lincoln County Rec. Dept. will be held July 30 - Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Rec. Dept. for children ages 5 - 13. Cost is $35 per child. For more information, contact the LCRD at 706-359-2236 or call 706-401-1873.

Wilson to speak

Minister Wilson of Water Family Christian Center in Augusta, will speak at Parks Grove on Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Minister Wilson serves as senior minister and is currently enrolled at Andersonville Theological Seminary where she's completing her bachelor's degree.

Charity ride

The First Saturday Bikers Charity Ride in Warrenton will be held Aug. 4. Entry fee is $20. Bikers may register from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Warren County Courthouse, 521 Main St.

Sidewalk and yard sales will be set up. If you would like to reserve a space, call 706-465-9604.

CCLC to meet

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County will meet Thurs., Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. Guest speaker will be Kenny Adair, Lincoln County Chief Appraiser. County exemptions will be discussed. Everyone is welcome to come be a part of CCLC.

Immunization requirements

If your child will be entering sixth grade at Lincoln County Middle School for the 2007 - 2008 school year, he/she will be required to have proof of immunity for measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox. No child will be allowed to enter school at LCMS until this immunization requirement for the State of Georgia has been met. You can obtain this documentation from your private physician or local health department.

Legal help for seniors

Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) staff will be in Lincolnton to meet with senior citizens wanting free legal, non-criminal help on a firstcome, first-serve basis Wed., Aug. 15 from 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at The Lincoln Senior Center, 160 May Ave.

If you are unable to meet with them this day, you may call 1-800-248- 6697 with questions.

Open house at LCES

Open House will be held at Lincoln County Elementary School Aug. 6 from 5 - 7 p.m.

Board meetings

The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Board of Elections, The Lincoln Center, 160 May Ave., Lincolnton, GA 30817, any changes to the schedule dates or alternate dates for meetings occurring on holidays will be posted.

GED/Adult classes

Augusta Technical College and Lincoln County Family Connection are offering GED/Adult Literacy classes on Mon., Tues., and Thurs. from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Wed., from 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call 706-359-3425 or 706-359-5769.

Looking for old photos

Salem Baptist Church is looking for old photographs of the church and/ or church activities. The members will be celebrating the 180th anniversary of the church on Oct. 21 with a Homecoming service and meal.

Anyone with photographs pertaining to the church are asked to please call June Cox at 706-359-4584.

GCHS class meeting

Glascock County High School Class of 1988 will meet on July 28, 2007 at 5 p.m. at Brassell Park in Gibson, Ga. to discuss plans for the 20th year activity. All graduates are encouraged to attend. If you are unable to attend but would like your name added to the mailing list for upcoming information; send your contact information (maiden name ladies) to: GCHS 1988 Reunion, 4332 Bethel Acres Road, Gibson, GA 30810.

Reserved seating

Reserved seats for the 2007 Red Devil football season will be on sale at the high school office beginning Mon., Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

If you have purchased season tickets in the past, your seats will be held until Wed., Aug. 29 at which time they will be released to those on the waiting list. Please notify the school if you do not wish to purchase your seats. The cost is $40 for the season.

SALS to meet

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 194 will meet Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the post home. All members are asked to please attend and bring in a new member, we want to have a great year.

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.

All donations are welcome, we will pick up. Your donations are appreciated. Hours of operation are: Thurs., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. For more information, please call 706-359-7838 or 706-359-7345.

Family reunion

The annual reunion of the Freeland- Crawford family descendants of James Manning Corey Freeland and Caroling Augusta Butler Freeland, will be held Aug. 12, 12:15 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Plum Branch, S.C. Please bring a picnic lunch and tea.

Prayer Walk

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association invites the Christian community to take part in this year's Annual Prayer Walk for our schools, teachers, staff, students and administration to be held Thurs., Aug. 9, 7 p.m. at Lincoln County Elementary, Middle and High Schools.

Benefit barbecue

New Work Baptist Church Brotherhood will have its second annual benefit barbecue sale on Aug. 18. The menu will consist of barbecue, hash and rice, slaw, baked beans, bread, tea and cake. Call 706-359-1480 for more information. The proceeds from the sale will benefit the community through Brotherhood projects.

The ladies of NWBC WOM will also be holding a bake sale the same day with all proceeds going to missions.

Golf tourney

John de la Howe School will hold an Open Golf Tournament Sat., Aug. 25 at Monticello Golf Course in Mc- Cormick, S.C. Cost is $70 per player. Registration is at 12 p.m. with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Pre-registration required no later than Aug. 17.

Mail your check to John de la Howe School Golf Tournament, 192 Gettys Road, McCormick, S.C. 29835.

Join booster club

Encourage your children to be the best that they can be by joining the LCHS Academic Booster Club. A table will be set up at open house Thurs., Aug. 2, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Membership is $10.00. Come prepared to join. For more information contact Gail Remsen at 359-3135.

Blood drive

Lincolnton Community Blood Drive will be held Sat., Aug. 4, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Lincolnton Baptist Church inside the fellowship hall.

Planning meeting The Garrett-Harris family will have a planning meeting Sat., Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m. at the home of Willie and Sadie Harris. Family members are asked to be present.

Park pool schedule

A.H. Stephens State Park announces its pool schedule for the remainder of the summer. Beginning on July 19, 2007, the pool will be open Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., closed Mon. - Thurs., until August 1. Beginning August 1 the pool will be open weekends only, Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sun. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Hours are subject to change without notice due to lifeguard availability.

A.H. Stephens State Park is operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Homecoming service

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church will have Homecoming on Sun., Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. Dr. Delcinia M. Jamison of Faith Tabernacle Church will be the guest minister. Everyone is invited. Rev. Walter Clayton is pastor.

Donations welcomed

The Lincoln County Food Pantry welcomes contributions. Your donations are tax deductible. You may mail your contributions to: The Lincoln County Food Pantry, P.O. Box 473, Lincolnton, GA 30817. Thank you for your support.

Homecoming services

Homecoming Services for Harmony Baptist Church will be held Sun., Aug. 5, 2007 at 3 p.m. Rev. F.D. Favor and Springfield Baptist Church in Thomson, will be in charge of the service.

Everyone is invited - come and be blessed! Rev. Freddie Neal is pastor.

GCHS reunion meeting

Glascock County High School Class of 1988 will meet on July 28, 2007 at 5 p.m. at Brassell Park in Gibson, Ga. to discuss plans for the 20th year activity. All graduates are encouraged to attend.

If you are unable to attend but would like your name added to the mailing list for upcoming information; send your contact information

maiden name ladies) to: GCHS 1988 Reunion 4332 Bethel Acres Road, Gibson, GA 30810.

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