2008-10-02 / 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.

Miss LCHS pageant

The Miss LCHS pageant will be Dec. 4 in the LCHS Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Brad Means will be the Emcee. The $40 entry fee and form deadline is 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.

Youth convention

The Youth Convention of the 10th District will convene at Union Spring Baptist Church in Warrenton on Oct. 4. Rev. G.L. Avery is pastor.

Womens conference

Solomon Pool Deliverance Ministries will have its Third Annual Womens Conference Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. with Bishop Mattie Robinson, pastor of One In Christ of Augusta, Ga. and at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tonita Cody of Parks Grove FBH Church in Lincolnton.

All ladies are invited to attend. Rev. Peggy W. Zellars is pastor.

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.

Meet the candidates

The Concerned Citizens of Lincoln County have invited local candidates, Joe Banks, Bruce Beggs, Wade Johnson, Gerald S. Lawson, Lee Moss, and Walker Norman to speak at the Lincoln County Library Annex on Thurs., Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Please attend this very important meeting and listen to our candidates as they present their platforms for improving Lincoln County and be prepared to vote for the best candidate on Nov. 4.

Breakfast Oct. 4

A Democratic Party home cooked breakfast will be held Sat., Oct. 4, 8 - 11 a.m. at The Lincoln Center. Everyone is invited to come out and meet the candidates.

Revival at DBBC

Revival services will be held at Double Branches Baptist Church Sun., Oct. 5 - Wed., Oct. 8. Sunday services begins at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with weeknight services beginning at 7 p.m.

Rev. Jon Reed will be the guest evangelist. Musical guests Rev. Andy Perryman, Benson Belangia, Karen James and Shannon Dyches will also be featured.

Christmas kids

It's time to begin making your appointments for Christmas Kids & Greetings. Interpress Studios will be taking photos for three days only, Oct. 21, 22, & 23 at the Lincolnton Clubhouse. Call 706-359-3229 to schedule your appointment today!

Only photos taken by Interpress Studios will be included in The Lincoln Journal special edition for Christmas. There is no sitting fee and no purchase is necessary for publication of photos.

Appointment times are Tues., Oct. 21 from 3:30 until 7:30; Wed. & Thurs. will be from 2:30 until 7:30 p.m.

You may also schedule your appointment by e-mailing your name, phone number, appointment date and time to journal@nu-z.net. If there is a scheduling conflict we will notify you.

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: 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.

Pastor celebration

Faith Tabernacle Church will have its pastor celebration for Pastor Delcinia M. Jamison Oct. 12 at 11 a.m. A pre-celebration will be held Oct. 8 - 9 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to help them celebrate this joyous occasion.

Church anniversary

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its 137 anniversary Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Larry Norman, pastor of Flint Hill Baptist Church, Washington, Ga. His church will be in charge of the services. Brother Drake will be the MC. Rev. Robert L. Crawford is pastor.

Everyone is invited.

Barbecue plate sale

The Martins Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department, 3911 Double Branches Rd., will have a barbecue/ hash dinner plate sale Sat., Oct. 4, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Plates will sell for $7 each. For more information, telephone 706-359-7588.

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:; Oct. 6; Nov. 10; Dec. 8.

Friends Day

Friend's Day will be held at Martin Crossroad Church Sun., Oct. 5. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with church services at 11 a.m. Lunch will immediately follow. Bring your family and friends and join us for great fellowship.

Hurley to speak

Rev. Joseph Hurley, of Washington, will be the guest speaker at True Fellowship Church on Oct. 12 at 3:30 p.m. The community is invited. Bishop James Ware is pastor.

SALS to meet

Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 194, will have its meeting Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., at the post home. All members are asked to please attend this very important meeting.

Musical program

The Tennant family will have the annual music program at Solomon Pool Deliverance Ministries Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. There will be a different group singer. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Peggy W. Zellars is pastor.

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!

Headquarters open

The Republican Headquarters (old Badcock building) will be open to the citizens of Lincoln County from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursdays and 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturdays.

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.

Registration drive

The Lincoln County Board of Elections & Voter Registration will conduct a voter registration drive Fri., Oct. 3 from 10 am. - 12 p.m. and on Sat., Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Bell's Food Market, 110 N. Peachtree St.

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.

Anniversary service

Prices Grove Baptist Church invites everyone to their deacons, deaconess and trustees anniversary service on Sun., Oct. 5 at 11 a.m. Guest minister will be Rev. Ray Lewis of Rehoboth Baptist Church in Appling, Ga. Refreshments will be served.

Mission day

The Annual Tenth District Mission Day will be held at Harmony Baptist Church, 928 Hopkins St., Augusta, Sat., Oct. 25 at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited. Rev. Woodrow Miller 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.

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.

Prog. at Newberry

Newberry Missionary Baptist Church's Annual Men and Women Day will be held Sun., Oct. 19 during regular worship services (11:15 a.m.). Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Financial workshop

Solomon Pool Deliverance Ministries will have a financial workshop Oct. 24, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 25 beginning at 6 p.m. with guest minister Fred Prophet of Augusta. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Peggy W. Zellars 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.

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Secret Santa

With Christmas right around the corner, Huddle House is gearing up for another successful year of Secret Santa. You may begin dropping off your toys for children early this year. For every new, unwrapped toy valued at $25 or more, the child will also receive a free meal.

Barbecue plate sale

The Lincoln County Middle and High School Band Boosters will have a barbecue plate sale fund-raiser on Fri., Oct. 10 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. at Buddy Bufford Concession Stand and from 2:30 - 6 p.m. in the LCHS cafeteria. Plates cost $6 each.

Auxiliary unit to meet

The Ladies Auxiliary Unit 194 will hold their monthly meeting Thurs., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are welcome.

Please remember to bring the following items for the Food Pantry: hot or cold cereal, saltine crackers, mustard or ketchup.

State missions prog.

The Women on Missions at New Work Baptist Church would like to invite the community to our State Missions Program on Sun., Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be Alice White, Southern Baptist Missionary to Savannah.

Revival services

Revival services will be held at McDuffie Place off Hwy. 43 in Raysville, Ga. Oct. 10 - 12 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Dr. Hamilton-Willingham of Jacksonville, Fla. Services are sponsored by Daphanie Kenlow.

Executive meeting

The Lincoln County Food Pantry Executive Committee will meet at the Lincoln County Public Library Thurs., Oct. 16 at 1 p.m.

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