February 7, 2008 RSS feed / News

Republican party to hold Mass Meetings March 15

The Lincoln County Republican Party will convene Precinct Mass Meetings on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 9 a.m. to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Lincoln County Republican Party Convention. More...

Cookoff Feb. 29

A Soup & Stew Cookoff will be held at Martin's Crossroads Church Fri., Feb. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Cost will be $5 for adults, $3 for children 10 and under. A silent cake auction will also be held. Please join us for great fellowship. More...

Valentine tickets

Valentine tickets are being sold by Gym Frogs Gymnastics students to raise money for mats. Try your chance at winning a night's stay at the Partridge Inn, a meal at Macaroni Grill, movie tickets and spa treatment! Call 706-359-1033 for details. More...

Drought forces agriculture industry to reduce workforce

Georgia's urban agriculture industry will continue to lose profits and employees if drought conditions remain over the state this year, according to a University of Georgia survey. More...

Black History prog.

Pleasant Grove CME Church, Augusta Hwy., will celebrate Black History Sun., Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. The speaker for the occasion will be Dr. John Bradley, former band director of Lincoln County High School. The public is invited. More...

Edmond takes crown as Lincoln Young Miss

Pictured are Kayson Bentley, 1st Runner Up, Wee Miss; Ashton Wiley, 1st Runner Up, Little Miss; Ashley Miller, 1st Runner Up, Little Miss; Bryanna Derryberry, Wee Young Miss; Shelbikale Edmond, 2008 Lincoln Young Miss Winner; Payton Cosby, Little Mis More...

Yard sale Feb. 2

A yard sale to raise money for the Relay for Life will be held at Martin's Crossroads Church Fellowship Hall, Hwy. 220 and Double Branches Rd., on Sat., Feb. 2 from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. More...

Thunderstorm safety is up to you

Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas when compared with hurricanes and winter storms. Despite their small size, all thunderstorms are dangerous because they can produce strong winds, lightning, tornadoes, hail and flash flooding. More...

Consumers get answers from Georgia Department of Agriculture

Prepared by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of Public Affairs Tommy Irvin, Commissioner. Call Consumer Q's hotline at 1-800- 282-5852. More...

Year promises to be up and down for Georgia growers

The perfect storm may hit Georgia agriculture this year. But it doesn't promise to bring rain. Drought, high energy costs and a shaky U.S. economy could make for a trifecta of trouble. More...

LCHS, LCTS to meet

The Lincolnton Colored High School and Lincoln County Training School members will have a meeting at 4 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 10 at the Lincoln County Public Library. All classes are asked to be present. More...

Repub party meeting

Did you know that the Republican Party was founded on the principle that all men are created by God to be absolutely equal? The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet on Feb. 12, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Library check-out

Friends of the Library is starting a new program which is free and simply presented as community service. In the afternoon of March 2, the first Sunday in March, we will start a SCRABBLE Club from 2 till 5 p.m. More...

Mens day

The Men of Valor of Mulberry CME Church will celebrate their annual day on Sun., Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m. Mr. Forlando Brown, grandson of the legendary James Brown, will be the guest speaker. Rev. Larry Fryer is pastor. All are invited. More...

Submit events

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce encourages the community to submit their next community event at www.lincoln countyga.org. Simply click on news and events and event submission. More...

Squadron offers boating course beginning Feb. 15

The Thurmond Lake Sail & Power Squadron will be offering The Squadron Boating Course in February consisting of four consecutive Friday and Tuesday afternoon sessions from 2 - 5 p.m. Classes will begin on Fri., Feb. 15 continuing on Feb. More...

Auxiliary meeting

The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will have its monthly meeting Thurs., Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 194. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are welcome. More...

Non-native beetle spreading killer wilt

The redbay tree may soon face extinction across the Southeast thanks to a rapidly advancing virulent fungus, the causative agent of laurel wilt disease. More...

TRIM STEMS

To produce the largest flowers, keep the main stems of dahlias free of side shoots, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Allow only the terminal bud to develop in larger varieties. A single stalk is the best. More...

Legion gathering

Pictured are the 11th District members of American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion with department of auxiliary officers, national auxiliary president and VA directors. More...