2017-08-17 / Front Page

Jody Hice will meet with residents at ‘Coffee with Your Congressman’

Jody Hice (GA- 10) will host a “Coffee with Your Congressman” on Thursday, August 24, at Home Café in downtown Lincolnton. Residents from Lincoln County and the surrounding area are invited to stop by the restaurant between 8-9 a.m. to enjoy conver­sation over a cup of coffee with Congressman Hice.

Afterwards, he will participate in a dedication ceremony for “The Foundations of American Law and Government Display,” which is prominently showcased at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Con­gressman Hice will meet with local officials and residents to discuss the significance of the display, which includes the following nine docu­ments:

1. The Ten Commandments

2. The Mayflower Compact, 1620

3. The Declaration of Indepen­dence

4. Magna Carta

5. “The Star-Spangled Banner,” by Francis Scott Key

6. The National Motto: “In God We Trust”

7. The Preamble to the Georgia Constitution

8. The Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution

9. The description on the image of Lady Justice

“I look forward to my upcoming visit and the opportunity to meet with the good folks of Lincoln County,” Hice said. “Thursday’s coffee is a great chance for any­one who’d like to come out to ask their questions, share their ideas, and speak directly with me about the issues they care about. Then, I invite everyone to join me at the courthouse for the unveiling of the historical document display, a col­lection designed to educate the pub­lic about the history and background of American law.”

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