August 14, 2008 RSS feed / News

Genealogy, lineage workshop held at Mary Willis Library

A free Genealogy and Lineage Workshop sponsored by the Mary Willis Library, the NSDAR and the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution was conducted at the Mary Willis Library, 204 E. Liberty Street in Washington, Ga. on August 8 and 9. More...

Impounded horses to be auction in Mansfield Aug. 16

The Georgia Department of Agriculture will auction 36 horses that were impounded for poor condition but have now been nursed back to good health. More...

USDA releases latest report on foreign holdings of US land

USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) released the latest report on foreign holdings of U.S. agricultural land. The publication contains statistics through February 28, 2007, regarding the 21.2 million acres of U.S. More...

First donation

TJ & Friends Foundation, Inc. made its first donation to a Washington native who was diagnosed with cancer in 2007. Mrs. Linda Stevens and her husband have been long time citizens and active church members in Wilkes County. Pictured with Mrs. More...

Consumers get answers from Georgia Dept. 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 Consumer Advisory: Fish are an important part of a healthy diet. More...

Board members receive certificates of recognition

Members of the Lincoln County Board of Education were recently recognized for successfully completing board member training activities, sponsored by the Georgia School Board Association (GSBA). More...

Fund set up

A fund has been established at Farmers State Bank to aid the Beggs family. The funds collected will help defray medical expenses associated with the cancer treatment and meet the needs of the Beggs family. More...

Republican party to meet Aug. 26

The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet on Tues., Aug. 26. The following items are on the agenda and the time and location will be announced in the Lincoln Journal. The local party platform is almost ready. More...

Arbor Day foundation offers ten free trees

Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation during August 2008 will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. More...

Kevin Beggs gives history of Coca Cola at LCHS meeting

The Lincoln County Historical Society met on August 6 for a cover dish lunch and delightful presentation by Kevin Beggs on the history of Coca Cola in Lincolnton. As usual the lunch was superb. More...

Troopers caution drivers to use care in school zones

With children returning to school this month, the Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers to be alert when traveling in school zones and near school bus stops. More...

BETTER MIMOSAS

Mimosa trees often disappoint homeowners when they die an early death. Lab tests show mimosa deaths, once blamed on wilt disease, result from a combination of wilt and nematodes, say experts with the University of Georgia Extension Service. More...

RTI program designed to offer early intervention for students

A new program may make a world of difference to students at LCES. Response to Intervention (RTI) is a multi-level approach to the early identification and support of students with learning and behavior problems. More...

Prayer Walk of Schools tonight

The Lincoln County Ministerial Association is hosting the annual "Prayer Walk of Schools" at LCES, LCMS, and LCHS tonight (Thursday), beginning at 7 p.m. More...