2017-08-31 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet

The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.

AA meeting

There is an Alcoholics Anony­mous/ Al Anon meeting being held each Tuesday Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Dunn’s Chapel Methodist Church located at 6563 Ridge Road in Ap­pling, Georgia.

Sunday services

Blessed Hope Bible Baptist meets at the Presbyterian Church on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednes­days at 7 p.m. for prayer meeting. Come join us. For more informa­tion call 706-359-6759.

Eastern Star to meet

Order of the Eastern Star meets the second Monday of every month. A covered dish meal begins at 7 p.m., the meeting begins at 8 p.m.

Sons to meet

The Sons of American Legion Squadron 194 will meet at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend.

Saturday dance

Augusta Christian Singles host a dance every Saturday at the Ball­room Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Dr., Evans, Ga. Admission is $10 guests, $8 members. Dance lessons for salsa, line dance, etc., is held from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.; dance is 7:30 - 10:30.

Everyone ages 18 and up are invited. Dress is casual. Call 706- 294-7195 for more information.

AA/Al Anon meeting

There will be an Alcoholic Anon­ymous/ Al Anon meeting held at 6 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at Faith Community Church Fellow­ship Hall located at the Thomson Hwy. (Hwy. 43) and Leathersville Rd., Lincolnton, Ga. The sign will read, “The Good Shepard Home.”

Zellars reunion Sept. 9

The 12th Annual Zellars Family Reunion will be held September 9, 2017 from 10:30- until at Elijah Clark State Park Shelter #1. 2959 McCormick Highway, Lincolnton, GA 30817 No formal invitations will be sent. For additional infor­mation call Margaret Freeman 706-306-5914.

Silver Lining anniv.

As we approach the sixth annivesary of the Silver Lining Foundation of Newberry Missionary Baptist Church we would like to thank you for your past support. As we continue to help those going thru cancer treatment, we hope that we can depend on your generosity this year.

The Silver Lining Foundation is a foundation that provides financial assistance to help cover travel and meals for patients that are being treated for cancer, is in need of financial support. Please consider making a pledge of $2 - $5 per month or any other amount will be greatly appreciated. Please make checks payable to Silver Lining Cancer Foundation, c/o Newberry Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 173, Lincolnton, GA 30817.

Midway cookbook

Midway UMC ‘s “Midway to Heaven” cookbook is now available from Tommie Henderson (Hender­son Logging); Brenda Danner Mc­Gahee (tag office); in Washington from Betty Sue Bunch (REA) or Linda Anthony (706-678-7616).

In addition to recipes group pho­tos from 1930, 1950’s, 1964, 1999 and church history data are included. Makes a wonderful gift. $15.

Brick sale

American Legion Post 194 is continuing its Veterans Memorial Brick sale. Anyone wanting to honor a family member or loved one who is active duty now or has served in the past, this is fitting tribute to them and their service. Contact Jim Fosky 706-359-2874 for more at informa­tion.

Join Lincoln County 4-H

Lincoln County 4-H would like to reach out to private school or home school students in grades 5th-12th who are interested in joining Lincoln County 4-H. Please stop by our 4-H office at 288 N. Peachtree St. right behind Georgia Power or call our office at 706-359-3233.

Contributions needed

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.

Celebrate Recovery Thursday

First Assembly of God hosts Celebrate Recovery every Thurs­day evening at 6:30 pm with a light meal followed by large group wor­ship at 7 pm and small groups at 8 pm. First Assembly is located on the Thomson Highway. Call the church office at 359-7237 for more information.

Willingham reunion

The Willingham family will be having their annual reunion on Sept. 2nd and 3rd this year. On Saturday, Sept. 2nd will be the fish fry starting at 7 pm at the residence of Lisa Willingham (1090 Jones Martin Rd). And Sunday, Sept. 3rd will be the dinner at 3 pm at Ameri­can Legion Post 194. We ask that all family and friends to join us. For more information please con­tact Lisa at 706-401-8464.

Friday night bingo

Play Bingo at American Legion Post 194 on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a variety of goodies at the Snack Bar operated by the Ladies Auxiliary during Bingo. Special Bingo games are also played. Come out and see if you are lucky enough to win the Jackpot.

Zumba classes Tues., Thurs.

Zumba classes held every Tues and Thur night at 7:15 p.m. in the gym at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. Dr. Stanley Singleton, a certified Zumba instructor, teaches this Latin dance inspired exercise class. Lots of fun and great exer­cise.

Prayer breakfast

A Prayer Breakfast will be held at Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church, 2245 Augusta Hwy., Sept. 16, 9-11 a.m. Cost will be a $10 donation. The public is invited. Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Water, Gatorade needed

All Red Devil parents and fans it’s time for our annual water and Gatorade/Powerade donation for our beloved Red Devil football team.

We are asking for donations of one case of water and one case of Gatorade/Powerade for our players to have to hydrate for each game.

Donations can be dropped off at the high school to Coach Kevin Banks. Any questions contact Godrey Zellars at 706- 401-6631 or Coach Banks at LCHS.

Thank you in advance for your contributions.

Poetry contest underway

Middle school students in grades 6-8 get busy! The poetry contest title is: ‘Let It Grow!’ What a great title. Gets me to thinking of a song. What will you think of? The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton needs your poem/song by Nov. 1st.

Brown, Austion reunion

The Brown and Austin Family Re­union will be held in Nashville Sept. 15-17, 2017. Anyone interested in traveling to the reunion, please call Henry Brown at 706-401-9096 or Angie Coppin at 401-4451 for more information. The deadline to purchase a bus seat is July 31.

Pre-K spots open

There are a few spots for Pre-K still available. Children must be a resident of Lincoln County and be four years old on or before Sept. 1. A parent/guardian, with a photo ID, must be present to enroll the child. Bring birth certificate of child, Georgia Immunization Form 3231, Hearing, Vision and Dental Screen­ing Form 3300, Social Security card, and two proofs of residency (physi­cal addresses only). Call Lincoln County Elementary School for more information.

Pancake breakfast

A pancake breakfast will be held Sat., Sept. 9 at Lincoln United Meth­odist Church, 7:30 - 10 a.m., at the fellowship hall. Charge will be a $5 donation. All are welcome.

Mass schedule

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1015 N. bypass W., Hwy 78, Wash­ington, Georgia, is holding Sunday Mass at 8:30 a.m. and services on Thursdays at noon. For more infor­mation call 706-678-2110.

Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 1326 Washington Rd., Thomson, hosts regular services Mondays at 9 a.m., Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Saturday vigils at 5 p.m. and Sunday Mass at 11 a.m. For more information call 706-595-2913.

Substance abuse class

Parks Grove FBH Church is hold­ing a substance abuse class every Monday night from 8-9 p.m. It’s open to men and women who are struggling with any type of addic­tion.

Cookbook available

Heavenly Manna Vol. II, a cook­book compiled by the members of Double Branches Baptist Church, is on sale at the Lincoln County Library for $10 each. Cookbooks may also be purchased by calling Emily Strozier at 359-4292.

Oyster roast Sept. 15

McCormick County Historical Commission will sponsor the 4th Annual Oyster Roast & Low Coun­try Boil Fri., Sept. 15, 5:30 - 8 p.m. at the Dorn Mill Complex, 206 N. Main St., McCormick. A limited number of tickets may be purchased at the Red Rooster in McCormick, cost is $30 and children 12 and un­der, $15 each.

Come early to set up your tent, table and chairs on the lawn. Cool­ers allowed. Water and sodas pro­vided.

Lunch avail. Sept. 8

Lincoln County High School’s Food Science Program and FCCLA will be hosting lunch available to the public Fri., Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or until sold out. The public is invited to come eat on site in the dining area or carry out. Contact Beth Pilkington at the high school or mbpilkington@lcboe.us with any questions. Cost is $6 and will consist of chicken and dressing or pork roast, green beans, mashed potatoes, homemade roll, drink, and dessert. All money will go toward sending students to conferences and competitions.

Pastor’s anniversary

Ebenezer Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Perriman’s 13th anniversary on Sun., Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. Rev. Robert Hamp and Mt. Enon Baptist Church will be special guests.

Essay contest

High school students in grades 9-12 get busy! The essay contest title is: ‘Community Gardens: A Solution for Community Problems - Blight, Crime and Hunger.’ What a great title. Gets me to thinking about all the things that I can find about the wonderful things com­munities can gain from getting together to plan, plant and harvest a lovely garden! The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton cannot wait to read your 600-700 words on this interesting topic! We need your essays by Nov. 1st!

Anniversary program

First Baptist Church will celebrate its Deacons, Trustees and Deacon­ess Anniversary Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. Rev. Willie J. White and Newberry Missionary Baptist Church, will be in charge. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

AA/Al Anon meeting

There will be an Alcoholic Anon­ymous/ Al Anon meeting held at 6 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at Faith Community Church Fellow­ship Hall located at the Thomson Hwy. (Hwy. 43) and Leathersville Rd., Lincolnton, Ga. The sign will read, “The Good Shepard Home.”

Assessors meetings

The following dates are the 2017 regular scheduled meetings of the Lin­coln County Board of Tax Assessors. All meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the conference of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors office.

Any changes in meetings, dates, and times will be posted on bulletin board of the Lincoln County Courthouse, website, and the front door of the Tax Assessors Office. When time allows, we will also notify The Lincoln Jour­nal.

Tues., Sept. 19; Tues., Oct. 17; Tues., Nov. 21; Tues., Dec. 19.

Pavilion, May House

The Lincoln County Historical Society encourages the use of the Lincoln County Historical Park for family and community events. The Lewis Family Pavilion and the May House make great venues for wed­dings, receptions, family reunions or other get- togethers. Fees are very reasonable and you don’t have to be a member to use the facility. Call (706) 359-3237 for details and information.

Senior citizen day

White Rock Baptist Church will host a senior citizen day on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. A special day has been set aside to honor our seniors for their service. All senior citizens are invited to come and be a part of this worship service. Brunch will be served.

Rev. Seymore Harris, Sr., Pastor

Revival at Double Branches

Revival will be held at Double Branches Baptist Church Sept. 10 - 13. Rev. Bucky Kennedy will be preaching. Services are, Sunday, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; weeknights at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Homecoming at Loco

Loco Baptist Church will cel­ebrate Homecoming Sun., Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Rowland Dann. A meal will follow services and then we will have an old-fashioned singing with Beulah­land Quartet. Everyone is invited.

Donations needed

The Master’s Closet is in need of donations of maternity clothes sizes large and XL. Donations may be dropped off Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. or placed in the donation bin out­side.

Story time at library

Story time is back at the library!

Every Thursday at 11:00 is Tod­dler Time. Bring your non-school aged children while a few books are read. This is a great opportunity for toddlers to socialize and find a new favorite book.

Prayer breakfast

A Prayer Breakfast will be held at Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church, 2245 Augusta Hwy., Sept. 16, 9-11 a.m. Cost will be a $10 donation. The public is invited. Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Reserved seats

Reserved seats for the 2017 Red Devil Football Season will be on sale at the high school, 200 Charles Ward Elam Dr., beginning Tues., Aug. 8. The ticket window will be open daily from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. If you have purchased season tickets in the past, your seat(s) will be held until Wed., Aug. 23, at which time they will be released to those on the waiting list. Season ticket packets (four games) are $40; general ad­mission tickets will be $8.

If you choose to give up your seats, you have the option of passing them to your children or a member of your immediate family, or return­ing them to the athletic office. If you are unable to pick up your tickets and would like someone to pick them up for you, please call Nancy Hardeman at 706-359-3121, ext. 3203. Tickets will not be released to anyone unless notified by the ticket holder. Please also notify Nancy if you do not wish to purchase your seats.

Services at Village Church

If you are seeking God’s pres­ence in your life, we invite you to join us this Sunday as we worship together. Our purpose is to seek God, share life, study the Bible, and serve others. Village Church of Christ meets Sundays at 9:00 a. m., Savannah Lakes Recreation Center, 385 Country Club Drive, McCormick, S.C. For questions, contact Michael Kolb at 864-391- 4543.

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Zellars reunion

The 12th Annual Zellars fam­ily reunion will be held September 9, 2017 from 10:30- until at Elijah Clark State Park Shelter #1. 2959 McCormick Highway, Lincolnton. No formal invitations will be sent. For additional information call Mar­garet Freeman 706-306-5914

The Hearst family and friends will come together once again with a fish fry Sept. 3, beginning at 5 p.m. There will be lots of games and fun. Contact Brenda B. Bennett at 706- 760-4870 or Angela W. Turner at 706-401-0076 before Aug. 25.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will have revival services Sept. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Alvin Rivers and the St. Luke Baptist Church family will be in charge of the services. Everyone is invited. Rev. Robert Crawford is pastor.

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