March 6, 2008 RSS feed / News

River of Life seeks nominations of those in need of home repairs

We are currently in the planning stages of the 2008 River of Life Mission Advance, which will be held June 25 - 29. This year we are asking for your help in nominating homes whose owners are in need of our help. More...

Women's luncheon to be held at Tara Country Club

Our Christian Women's Connection Luncheon, in affiliation with Stonecroft Ministries, will be held at Tara Country Club on March 12, 2008 from 12:30 until 2:00 pm. The cost for the luncheon and the special guest features is $13.00. More...

Pre-K Program will begin registration at BOE office March 12

The Lincoln County Georgia Pre- K Program will begin registration for 2008-2009 on Wed., March 12 at the Lincoln County Board of Education Office, 423 Metasville Rd., beginning at 8 a.m. More...

Bonner, Moragne to exchange vows in ceremony April 5

Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Bonner of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, April Michelle, to James Allen Moragne, Jr., son of James and Liz Moragne of Lincolnton. More...

Equipment show

Wilkes County Young Farmers will have an antique tractor and power equipment show Sat., March 15, at McGill-Woodruff Ag. Center, US Hwy. 78 By-Pass, Washington, Ga. For more information contact Ricky Callaway at 706-678-1856 night. More...

Senior honorarium

High school seniors may apply for an honorarium sponsored by the Lincoln Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA). More...

Walker crowned Valentine Queen

The home of Ed and Susan Pope in Washington was the scene of the Xi Delta Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, Valentine Party/Meeting, hosted by Susan, on Monday evening, February 18th. More...

Mass Meeting to be held 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...

Parents night out

A Parents Night Out sponsored by First Assembly of God and Lincoln County Community Partnership will be held March 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at First Assembly of God Family Life Center. More...

Statewide art competition open to Georgia students

The excitement is building as the official homecoming of the USS Georgia (SSGN 729) draws near and plans for the celebration are in full swing. More...

Norman follows calling of missionary work in Nicaragua

A Watauga County native and former Appalachian State University football player followed his heart on Valentine's Day - all the way to Nicaragua in Central America for an indefinite stay. More...

Students participate in Ga. History Day

Lincoln County Middle School students participated in their very first Georgia History Day on the campus of Augusta State University on February 16. Zach Bentley took first place in the media category with his documentary on Rosa Parks. More...

Earth's original satellite guides good gardening

The sky is filled with satellites, ones for weather, spying, communicating and even for ones for finding directions to the store. Many gardeners and farmers rely on a more ancient satellite - the moon. More...

Barbecue sale

Pine Grove UMC will have a barbecue fund-raiser Sat., March 29 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Pick-up at Reed Propane, 117 N. Peachtree St. One pound pork is $7 and one pound hash is $5. No tickets are being presold. More...

Griffin visits Over the Rainbow

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Nominations wanted

Nominations are being accepted for the 2008 River of Life. Deadline is April 15. Applications may be picked up at Lincolnton United Methodist Church office or just inside the right front door. More...

Leathersville News

.. Mrs. Freman Moragne and Joe Estes visited in the William Bentley home on Monday. .. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cliatt were Monday night supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Bentley. .. More...

Brindleys treated to surprise dinner for 65th anniversary

Dixie Turnbull, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brindley hosted a surprise sit down dinner party in honor of the couple in her home on February 23, 2008. More...

Equipment auction

Wilkes County Young Farmers will have an equipment auction Sat., March 15, 10 a.m. at McGill-Woodruff Ag. Center, US Hwy. 78 By- Pass, Washington, Ga. Buy or sell. For more information contact Eric Holton at 706-678-4044 day; 706- 285-2863 night. More...

Gays to perform

The Dennis Gay Family of Lincolnton will be performing Gospel music at Beulah Baptist Church on March 9 at 7 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Location is 6556 Elberton Hwy. More...

Praise service

Parks Grove FBH Church will have Friday Night Praise Service on Fri., March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Minister Daravious Cullars of First Baptist Church. Everyone is invited. Rev. Tonita Cody is pastor. More...

HALEY REBEKAH HARDY

Dr. and Mrs. David Hardy of Augusta announce the birth of their daughter, Haley Rebekah, on Saturday, February 23, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Haley weighed 8 lbs. 2 ozs. and was 20 ¾ inches long. More...

SALS to meet

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 194 will meet March 11, 7:30 p.m. at the post home. All members please attend, final plans to be made for the Turkey Shoot and drawing. More...

Picking a president

In conjunction with this year's presidential election, the 6th and 7th grade enrichment students in Sandra Aycock's Language Arts classes nominated their favorite letter of the alphabet for president. 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...

College student looking for information on lake's history

If your family was affected by the construction of Clarks Hill/Thurmond Lake back in the 1940s, a history student is eager to hear about your experiences. More...

TREE-RIPE

Allow peaches and plums to ripen on the tree, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Harvest them just as they begin to soften. More...

Tiny worms are root destroyers

Most garden pests can be seen crawling and nibbling their way across plants. But tiny subterranean pests could be attacking your garden without you knowing it. More...

Howard rewarded as top seller

Kaitlyn Howard was the top seller for the LCES PTO Fundraiser earning her a 2 hour limousine ride and meal. On Wednesday, February 20th, the 40-foot Excursion parked in front of LCES awaiting it's passengers at the end of school. More...

Consumers get answers from 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. February Gardening Tips from the Farmers Almanac .. More...

Saturday worship

True Fellowship invites everyone to worship with them on Sat., March 15 at 7:30 p.m. Pastor Kimberly Leverett of Pauline Chapel, Washington and members will be in charge of the service. Bishop James Ware is pastor. More...

Skills evaluation

Lincoln County Little League will have skills evaluation for minor league & major league, coach pitch and softball March 8 anytime from 9 - 1 at the Lincoln County Recreation Department. For more information call 706-401-9597 or 706-296-6964. More...

Foodborne outbreaks will increase with imported foods

In 2004, for the first time ever, the United States imported more food than it exported. If this trend continues, a University of Georgia expert predicts cases of foodborne illness will rise in the U.S. 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...