Good Monday morning, Lincoln County!

Published 6:55 am Monday, May 16, 2022

Partly sunny skies this morning and a high of 90 will make it feel like 101. A 40 percent chance of rain this afternoon also brings a 24 percent chance of thunderstorms. The low tonight is 67, with a very low chance of rain.

Warriors of the Badge asks citizens to show support for law enforcement during National Police Week by displaying blue porch lights, balloons or bows, or blue line flags.


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The Lincoln County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. in the County Board Room of The Lincoln County/Brookhaven Governmental Complex.

The Lincoln County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Office.

Tuesday, May 17

The Brookhaven Board of Aldermen will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the City Boardroom of The Lincoln County/Brookhaven Governmental Complex. Meetings are streamed live on the city’s Facebook page.

Thursday, May 19

A COVID Vaccine & Booster Drive will be 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on First Baptist Church, Bude, sponsored by Franklin County Memorial Hospital. First vaccines for ages 5-plus, first boosters for ages 12-plus and second boosters for ages 50-plus will be available. Call 601-384-3199 for more information.

Saturday, May 21

The annual family reunion of the descendants of Emmit Johnston Sr., Mary Jane (Mamie) Wells Johnston and Lillie Dillon Johnston will be at Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church. The church is on Hwy. 98 midway between Summit and Bude. Catfish luncheon will be served at noon. Bring a dessert or side and enjoy the fellowship. All relatives and friends are invited. For more information, call Ricky Johnston Wilkinson at 601-810-0798.