The McCormick Sheriff’s Office and the McCormick Police Department will participate in the Hands Across the Border Event on Thursday, Sept. 2. A press event/meeting will be held at Elijah Clark State Park, 2959 McCormick Hwy., Lincolnton, Ga. starting at 6 p.m. Law enforcement from Georgia and South Carolina will hold a safety check point on each side of the 378 bridge beginning at 8 p.m.
The Plum Branch Fire Department is selling tickets for a Bullseye Recteq Grill. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. The raffle will be held Sept. 11 at the Saddle Club. You do not have to be present to win. Contact any member of the Plum Branch Fire Department for tickets.
The McCormick County Livestock Association and Clemson Extension are sponsoring a goat and sheep management program that will cover the basics for raising small ruminants successfully in our area. The meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. at the S.C. Governor’s School for Agriculture at John de la Howe. A meal will be served at a cost of $6 per person.
There will be a hands-on demonstration outside. Lindsey Craig, livestock and forage area agent with Clemson Extension Service will be the guest speaker.
If you plan to attend, please call the McCormick County Extension office (864-852-3259) by noon Friday, Sept. 10. Follow the prompts and tell which meeting you are registering for, and who will be attending.
• Sept. 19: Homecoming at 11 a.m. This will mark the 250th year since the organization of Long Cane Church. The program will include the Rev. Eldridge Kelley, The Rev. CharlesWilson and the Rev. John Paul Marr. Lower Long Cane will be joined by the congregation of Cedar Springs A.R.P. Church. Cedar Springs and Long Cane were united as one congregation in the early 19th century. A covered dish dinner will be served after the worship service.