October 9, 2008 RSS feed / News

USDA issues 1.8 billion in Conservation Reserve payments

Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer recently announced that USDA will distribute $1.8 billion in Conservation Reserve Program rental payments to participants across the country for fiscal year 2009. More...

Christian women's retreat to be held at CDM Nov. 7-9

Ladies, are you in need of some time to retreat? Are you looking for a renewal of your spirit? A deepening of your walk of faith? Some good ole' fashioned girl time? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you need to act fast! More...

USDA awards $1.3 billion in electric loans funds

Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer recently announced the selection of 44 rural utilities and cooperatives to receive $1.3 billion in loans to build and repair nearly 11,000 miles of distribution and transmission lines serving almost 85,000 customers More...

Ga. State Patrol investigates one accident here

State Troopers from the Washington Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated one traffic crash during the month of September in Lincoln County. Sergeant First Class Andrews said the traffic crash resulted in five injuries. More...

Primitive weapons deer season beings Oct. 11

The weeklong primitive weapons deer-hunting season begins Saturday, Oct. 11. More...

Jurors named for civil trial week

The Lincoln County Superior Court will hear civil cases when the court's October Term begins Tuesday, October 14, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. is the presiding judge. More...

State budget cuts will negatively effect DNR

Georgia sportsmen and state programs they depend upon are about to be slammed in the wallet! Their recreation activities will be negatively impacted by threatened cuts in the Georgia Department of Natural Resource (DNR) budget. More...

LCMS/HS menus

BREAKFAST THURSDAY, OCT. 9 Sausage, biscuit, grits, juice, milk FRIDAY, OCT. 10 Chicken, biscuit, grits, juice, milk MONDAY, OCT. 13 Fall Holiday TUESDAY, OCT. 14 Teacher-in-service WEDNESDAY, Oct. More...

Nationwide recall on Blue Cat Flavor Drink

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin warns consumers to an imported flavor drink that is being recalled for Melamine contamination, a potential health risk. More...

LCES menus

BREAKFAST THURSDAY, OCT. 9 Scrambled eggs, toast, jelly, juice, milk FRIDAY, OCT. 10 Cereal, toast, juice, milk MONDAY, OCT. 13 Fall Holiday TUESDAY, OCT. 14 Teacher-in-service WEDNESDAY, Oct. More...

Georgia's drought gets worse in dry September

Tropical Storm Fay brought beneficial rain to Georgia in late August. But a very dry September has led to the return of low stream flows across the state and worsened drought conditions. More...

Agriculture & Natural Resources

In 2008, 4-H is "Still Keepin' It Green." And we couldn't do it without our Lincoln County 4-H'ers, volunteers and agents. More...

Kids to be shot for supplement at clubhouse

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, area children will once again be featured in "Christmas Kids and Greetings," an annual supplement to The Lincoln Journal. More...

Ritchie in concert at First Assembly

Charlotte Ritchie will be in concert at First Assembly of God on Sun., Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. More...

Cherokee Rose is not at Georgia native

Have you ever driven along a Georgia country road or visited a state park and a beautiful blooming shrub or tree caught your eye? Chances are you were looking at one of the thousands of plants native to Georgia. More...

Primitive weapon safety is critical

Hunters should be alert and aware during primitive weapons deer hunting season, Oct. 11-17, 2008. Muzzleloaders or 'blackpowder guns' require specific safety precautions. More...

West Nile numbers down but carriers are thriving

To date, two cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Georgia this year: one in Floyd County and one in Fulton County. Dry weather now provides perfect conditions for the mosquitoes that carry it, says a University of Georgia expert. More...

Rare plant found at Doerun Natural Area near Moultrie

Some plants and animals are generalists. They live in a variety of habitats. Others are specialists, persisting only where very specific conditions occur. The federally endangered American chaffseed ranks among the latter. More...

Ritchie to perform

Charlotte Ritchie will be performing at First Assembly of God on Sunday, October 19 at 6 p.m. A love offering will be received and a nursery will be provided. For more information please call 359-7237. More...