July 10, 2008 RSS feed / News

BLOSSOM-END ROT

In most cases, blossom-end rot on tomatoes, peppers, squash and watermelons can be prevented, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Maintaining uniform soil moisture by mulching and watering correctly. More...

Stay cool, stay healthy

School's out and summer is in full swing filled with hot days lounging by the pool and running around outdoors, but not everything is fun in the sun-a hot summer day can quickly go from enjoyable to harmful. More...

DISINFECT PRUNERS

Disinfect pruners between cuts when removing diseased tissue from plants, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Most authorities recommend a 1:10 solution of bleach and water. More...

MULCH BOOST

Mulch helps trees and shrubs grow faster than grass or ground covers, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. More...

Fishing tourney at Cox Farm

A fishin g tournamen t fo r kid s u p t o ag e 1 6 wa s hel d a t th e Cox Farm on Saturday, June 14, 2008. Thirty kids participated in the tournament and 68 fish were caught. More...

Minor recognized in Vegas

Five members of the LCHS Chapter of the National Forensic League (NFL) spent a busy and educational week at the NFL National Tournament June 16-20 in Las Vegas. T.J. More...

Ashmore, Aycock win big at Steer & Heifer Show

The grand champion steer at the Lincoln County 4-H Steer & Heifer Shootout was exhibited by Justin Ashmore (far right). Holding Ashmore's trophy is Judge Brian Bolt. More...

Using the right octane can save

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin reminds motorists that one of the ways to save on fuel is using a lower octane in your vehicle, if the manufacturer recommends it. More...

Democratic party welcomes candidates to meet and greet

The Lincoln County Democratic Party held its first meet-and-greet of the election season Monday Night, June 23. Emma Smith, Lincoln County Democratic Party president opened the meeting and introduced Rev. More...

Georgia income tax credits available to consumers

Georgia residential consumers and business owners are now eligible for a Georgia income tax credit for installing certain "clean energy property" as a result of the passage of legislation (House Bill 670) during the 2008 Georgia General Assembly. More...

SECOND BLOOM

Get a second bloom from faded annuals by cutting them back to about half their height, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. More...

County approves tentative general fund budget

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted to approve the Tentative FY 2009 General Fund Budget and the Final FY 2009 Miscellaneous Fund Budgets at a called meeting held Thursday, June 26 in the commissioners' chambers at the courthouse. More...

Three qualify for seats on BOE

Qualifying for the November 4 General/ Nonpartisan Election was held June 23-27 at the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Registration Office. According to Kelvin Williams, elections director for Lincoln County, Denise Freeman and Brian D. More...