GC BOE meeting
The Glascock County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.
JC Library meeting
The Jefferson County Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. at the Louisville Library.
Wrens Neighborhood Watch will meet on Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center Room, Wrens. There will be light refreshments served.
The Jefferson County Historical Society will hold a program and an open house on Monday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. at their location in Louisville, with speaker Dr. William Rawlings of Sandersville, author of fiction and non-fiction. For more information, call (478) 625-8134. Everyone is invited to attend.
Bartow City Council
The Bartow City Council will meet on Monday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m.
Jefferson County Community SHIPS for YOUTH will hold 1234 Parents! “Parenting Children Ages 1 to 4,” on Tuesdays, Sept. 23-Oct. 7, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The class is free. To register, call the SHIPS office at (478) 625-3789 or email email@example.com.
The 2014 SCLC Banquet will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. at Louisville Middle School, with speaker Rev. Samuel Mosteller of Atlanta, president of the SCLC Georgia Unit. Tickets are $35 per person or $240 for a table of eight.
GC blood drive
Shepeard Blood Center will hold a blood drive at Glascock County Consolidated School on Oct. 2, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Students who wish to donate must have a completed parental consent form from the school office. Parents, school staff, and other community members are welcome to donate. Donors will get a free t-shirt and a breakfast biscuit.
GC Farm Bureau
The Glascock County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Glascock County Consolidated School cafeteria. The meal will be served at 7 p.m., followed by the meeting. Tickets for the meal must be purchased by Friday, Sept. 26, at the Gibson Farm Bureau office. Tickets are $1. There will be no carry outs.
JC Athletic Boosters
The Jefferson County Athletic Booster Club will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County High School health room. All head coaches are asked to attend.
Literacy Awareness events
Oconee Fall Line Technical College will hold area events in September for Literacy Awareness. Events include Read a Book at Wrens Elementary on Sept. 19, at 9 a.m.; Reading is Fun at Louisville Academy on Sept. 23; and Glascock Family Literacy Night for Pre-K-fifth grade on Sept. 23, from 5:15-6 p.m.
The Bartow Schoolhouse Players will perform, Southern Comforts, by Kathleen Clark on Sept. 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 21 at 3 p.m. Adult tickets are $15 and tickets for children 12 and under are $5 each. For reservations, call (478) 364-3340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.theschoolhouseplayers.org or The Schoolhouse Players on Facebook.
That’s Snow Biz
Open auditions for The Schoolhouse Players production of That’s Snow Biz, a holiday musical, with parts for five men and four women will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, from 7-8 p.m. at Mancin Auditorium, Bartow. This musical involves a story about Santa’s elves and has many Christmas songs. There is also an opening for a pianist for this production. For more information, contact Charles Lewis at (706) 830-3393.
Children Christmas photos
Interpress Studios, LLC, will hold photography sessions in Jefferson and Glascock counties, with photos to be featured in the Christmas section of The News and Farmer/The Jefferson Reporter. Sessions will be held at Gibson Baptist Church Monday, Sept. 29, from 3:30-7:30 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 2:30-7:30 p.m.; at the Community House, Wrens, on Thursday, Oct. 2, from 3:30-7 p.m.; and at the Leisure Center, Louisville, on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 3:30-7 p.m. For Gibson photos, make an appointment with Debbie Williford at (706) 831-2574 or (706) 598-2340. For Louisville or Wrens photos, make an appointment with Gail Smith at (706) 547-7177.
Lions Club Fair Exhibits
The Lions Club Fair will be in town Oct. 7-11 and will have the Exhibit Building displays. Large exhibitors such as churches, schools, clubs, business and community groups are asked to put a display in the exhibit building. Individuals are asked to display canned food items, artwork, woodwork, needlework, photography, crafts and hobbies made within the past 12 months. Area 4-H’ers are asked to take part in the Mini Booth Exhibits, Scarecrow Contest and Painted Pumpkin Contest. To reserve a display area or for more information, call Linda D. Farris at (478) 494-6063.
The third Biennial Louisville Academy Gathering is Oct. 17-18. For more information, contact Larry Veatch at email@example.com or (352) 359-0071.
GC flu shots
The Glascock County Health Department curerntly has influenza vaccines available Monday through Friday. The cost per shot is $25. Insurance through Medicare/Medicaid and Blue Cross/Blue Shield will also be accepted. Walk-ins are welcome or appointments may be made by calling (706) 598-2061.
The Louisville group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. at 402 W. 7th Street. Anyone who has a problem or knows someone with a problem is invited to attend these meetings.
Jefferson County SHIPS For YOUTH, Inc. is accepting applications for the Workforce Investment ACT Youth Employment Program. Qualifications include applicants must be 17-21 years of age, have low Income verifications, and be a high school Senior on track to receive diploma in 2015 or out-of-school youth without high school diploma. Applications are available at the SHIPS For YOUTH office, Louisville. For more information, call (478) 625-3789 or (762) 245-9940.
CareSouth Hospice is seeking hospice volunteers in Jefferson County. For more information on CareSouth’s volunteer program, contact Gemma at (706) 550-9966. Training is free and open to the public.