2008-09-11 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Board of elections meetings

The regular meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will be held 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. Any changes to the scheduled dates or alternate dates for meetings occurring on holidays will be posted.

Dinner served

Dinner served at American Legion Post 194 every Wed. night at 6:30 p.m. and Fri. at 7 p.m. Wednesday's menu changes weekly. Every Friday is steak night. A large variety salad bar, shrimp cocktail, baked potato, bread, dessert and ice tea are included with steak. Come out and join us for a delicious meal.

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.

Mega Worship

Double Branches Baptist Church will host Mega Worship Sun., Sept. 14 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. for all Lincoln County youth sixth grade through college.

They will have The Brent Rowland Band, guest speaker, Shane Padgett, testimonies, food and games. Hope to see you there!

Golf tourney

Mark your calendars. The Charlie Norwood Scholarship Golf Tournament will be Oct. 4, 2008 at Golf de L. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Lincoln County High School Senior. The 2008 recipient was Kitty Ball, a new cadet at West Point. Details of the tournament and the scholarship essay topic will be published in The Lincoln Journal.

Hogan reunion

The Hogan family reunion will be held Sept. 26 - 28 at the home of Walter and Teresa Ware. For more information, call 706-359-6424 or 359-5298.

Graduation test re-testing The fall re-testing for the Graduation Test will be held according to the following schedule:

Mon., Sept. 15 - language arts; Tues., Sept. 16 - math; Wed., Sept. 17 - social studies; Thurs., Sept. 18 - science.

All tests will begin promptly at 8:15 a.m. each morning. Students and others who have not passed all parts of the Graduation Test are urged to par- ticipate in the testing.

Further information can be obtained by calling the school at 359-3121 or 359-7327.

Class of 72 to meet

The Lincoln County Training School/ West Side High School class of 1972 will be having a fellowship meal/gathering at The Piccadilli Restaurant on Washington Road in Augusta Georgia on Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 6:00 PM. If you can attend, please email you name stating you will be there to: mhearst@nuz. net or call 706-831-3636 for any questions.

Reunion planning

The Class of 1994 is in the process of planning a 15 year class reunion. Contact information is lchs94@ yahoo.com

Reunion Sept. 27

The Class of 1988 will have its 20th year reunion Sept. 27. Letters have been sent, if you did not receive one, please call Amy Seymour, 706- 359-7743, for information.

Festival at park

Elijah Clark Bluegrass Festival will be held Sept. 19-21. Join us for a foot-stomping good time with lots of great music. Free with your $3 park pass.

CCLC to meet

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County will meet Thurs., Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Library. The speaker for the evening will be Lincoln County Tax Assessor, Kenny Adair, discussing homestead exemptions and coding of tax bills. Everyone is welcome to come be a part of the CCLC.

Pageant rescheduled

The Miss Lincoln County High School pageant has been rescheduled from Sept. 15 to Dec. 4. The $40 entry fee and form deadline is now changed to noon, Nov. 20. Please contact Janet Dukes, FBLA Adviser at jdukes@lincoln.k12.ga.us or 706- 359-2941 for more information. The pageant is sponsored by Future Business Leaders of America.

Auxiliary to meet

The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, September 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are welcome. Please remember to bring items for the Food Pantry.

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.

Assessors meetings

The Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors will hold its meeting at 4 p.m., in the Tax Assessor's office at 182 Humphrey St. Upcoming monthly meeting dates include: September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16.

Support group meeting

Is Tourette's Syndrome more than you can handle? Are you tired and alone? Mothers, fathers, and grandparents of children with Tourette's Syndrome are invited to attend support group meetings at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 13, Oct. 11, and Nov. 8 at the Vineyard Church of Augusta, 3126 Parrish Road, Augusta Ga. Contact Brandie Reese at (706) 359-2052 for more information.

Revival Sept. 11

Revival will be held at Lincolnton Church of Christ beginning on Thurs., Sept. 11. Pacer Blevins is speaking and services will be held each night at 7 p.m. through Saturday. Sunday services will be at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. with lunch to follow. Everyone is invited.

Bingo is Friday

Bingo is played at the American Legion Post 194, Lincolnton, Georgia, every Friday at 7:30 p.m. A snack bar is operated by the Ladies Auxiliary available during bingo. For more information, contact (706) 359-3445.

Herbal medicine

Join Gerald Smith to learn how the colonial army doctors treated patients with medicines available at the time. Take home a herb doctor's "recipe" for various aliments and their cures, and learn what medicines are available from our own herb garden at Elijah Clark State Park. Free with $3 park pass.

SALs to meet

Sons of the American Legion Squadron 194 will meet on Sept. 9, 2008, 7:30 p.m., at the post home. All members are asked to please attend to make 2008-2009 a great year.

Planning meetings

The Lincoln County Planning Commission will hold all its regularly scheduled meetings in the Planning and Zoning Conference Room located at 107 Perryman Avenue unless otherwise advertised. The meeting dates are:; Aug. 11; Sept. 8; Oct. 6; Nov. 10; Dec. 8.

Power wheelchairs

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power wheelchairs to senior citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify.

The power wheelchairs are provided to those who can no longer walk safely, nor self-propel a manual wheelchair, and who meet the additional guidelines of the program.

If the patient's need is for use in the home, please call for more information to see if they qualify. Call toll free at 1-800-246-6010.

Lady Devils at home

The softball game against Warren County, September 16, will be at home.

Gold Rush Festival

The 31st Gold Rush Festival will be held Sept. 20 in McCormick, S.C. Festival hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TIA/NAACP to meet

The regular monthly meeting of the T.I.A./NAACP will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Mulberry C.M.E. Church. Everyone is invited. We need your input.

Post 194 to meet

The American Legion Post 194 will hold their monthly meeting Tues., Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. at the post home.

Planning breakfast

Mulberry C.M.E. Church will host a Planning Breakfast on Sept. 13 at the church beginning at 9 a.m. All officers and concerned members are asked to be present to schedule a calendar of events for 2008-2009 conference year. Rev. George Glenn is pastor.

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.

Contributions to the Beggs Fund may be made at the bank during regular business hours or by using the night depository. Donations may also be mailed to the bank at P.O. Box 99, Lincolnton, Georgia, 30817. Please remember to write " Lyndsie Beggs Fund" on the envelope.

For more information about the fund, contact Farmers State Bank at (706) 359-3131.

Tuesday prayer True Fellowship invites everyone to prayer each Tuesday 10 a.m. until 12 noon. Bishop James Ware is pastor.

Benefit barbecue

New Work Baptist Church Brotherhood's third annual benefit barbecue will be held Sat., Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Plates will cost $8 each and consist of barbecue, hash and rice, slaw, baked beans, bread, tea and pound cake and may be picked up at New Work Baptist Church.

Proceeds will benefit the community through Brotherhood projects.

Repub. Party meeting

The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet at 7 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 16 at the party headquarters in the old Badcock Furniture Building. The 91% increase in Lincoln County taxes will be discussed.

Women's retreat

Lincoln County Christian Women's Retreat at Camp Daniel Marshall Nov. 7-9, 2008. Deadline for registration is Oct. 6, 2008. Cost - $65. Any questions, contact Sheila Davis at 359- 3206. Everyone is invited!

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators (LWREA) will meet Thurs., Sept. 11, 11 a.m. at the Mary Willis Public Library in Washington. All retired educators are encouraged to attend. Coleman Kennedy is president.

District meeting

American Legion Post 194 will host the Eleventh District Meeting on Sun., Sept. 14 with registration beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. All members are encouraged to attend.

Board anniversary

First Baptist Church Deacons and Deaconess Board will celebrate its anniversary Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. A very spiritual program has been planned and the public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Pioneer Day Nov. 22

Pioneer Day at the Historical Park is November 22. Ready for a hot apple fritter and a cup of coffee? It's that time again, well almost.

Pioneer Day 2008 planning has begun. Last year 3,000 people came to Lincolnton for a day of good clean family fun and this year it is going to be even bigger. Space is limited for vendors. Do you have historical skill or craft that you'd like to share? Chair caning, soap making, basket weaving, bee keeping, pottery, corn shuck dolls or the like? This year The Historical Society is going to showcase some of Lincoln County's best kept secrets in these areas.

Stay tuned to The Lincoln Journal for details. And of course, there will be free cotton candy for children of all ages.

Homecoming at Loco The public is invited to Homecoming at Loco Baptist Church Sept. 14. Sunday School will begin at 9:45 a.m., with worship service beginning at 11. A barbecue dinner will follow.

A singing will also be held around 2 p.m. featuring Old Southern Harmony.

Vendors wanted

Vendors wanted for the 75th Elberton 12- County Fair Oct. 6 - 11, 2008. We are also looking for musical and magic acts for our free stage. For more informaiton please contact us at Elbertonfair.com or 561-262-5597.

SALS to meet

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 194 will meet Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m., at the post home. All members are asked to please attend and support your sons and the veterans.

Wright to speak

Minister Ricky Wright will be speaking at True Fellowship Holiness Church at 6 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 20.

The community is invited to attend. Bishop James Ware is pastor.

BRWA meeting

The Broad River Watershed Association Annual Meeting will be held Sat., Sept. 13 at the Watson Mill Bridge State Park near Carlton in Madison County, Georgia. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast, lunch provided at 12:15 p.m.

Family meeting

There will be a meeting for the Hearst family at the home of Joe Louis and Gwen Hearst Sept. 13 at 6 p.m.

Headquarters open

The Republican Headquarters (old Badcock building) will be open to the citizens of Lincoln County from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursdays and 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturdays.

LCMS book fair

The Lincoln County Middle School media center will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17 for parents night at the book fair.

Parents are encouraged to bring their children to the fair. All proceeds go towardsthe purchase of books and stuent supplies in the media center. Enter throught he back door off Lillian Sims Dr.

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