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Bolingbroke sunflowers draw in many admirers

Bolingbroke sunflowers draw in many admirers

Few flowers command as much attention as thousands of sunflowers growing in a field, and Henry Davis’ 30-acre sunflower field is commanding attention. The traffic slows down as folks drive by his farm on Highway 41 in Bolingbroke to catch a glimpse of the spectacular display of over a half a million sunflowers.

This is the second year Henry has planted the field. He begins planting around the first of May.

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

 

Rodeo coming back to Forsyth

Rodeo coming back to Forsyth

The Forsyth Lions Club and Monroe County Saddle Club will present the Georgia High School Rodeo Association Rodeo at the Monroe County Recreation Complex, just off I-75 at Exit 188, on Friday and Saturday, May 9-10, at 8 p.m. There will be Flying "G" Rodeo, calf scramble, western vendors, food, and raffles. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children.

Friday weather forecast

Friday weather forecast

Today... Sunny with highs in the mid-to-upper 60s.

Tonight... Mostly cloudy with lows near 40.

Saturday... Partly cloudy with highs in the low 70s.

Saturday Night... Mostly cloudy with rain possible. Lows in the lower 50s.

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

The 10th Annual Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale happens Friday and Saturday along US Hwy 341 from Barnesville to Jesup, GA.

This is not just any yard sale, this is a treasure trove of fun and bargains with antiques, locally crafted items, food and the traditional yard sale fare.  Look for the "Official" signs and banners.

For more information on this event or how to become an "Official Vendor", contact the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce at (229) 868-6365 or email rogers@telfairco.org

More information can also be found on www.peachestothebeaches.com

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

(WXIA) -- Coffee and donuts are a great way to start the day -- but what if the two breakfast staples were combined?

Krispy Kreme is now offering two coffee-inspired donuts at participating stores through Sunday, Mar. 30.

Customers can feast on:

Valentine truffles recipe: Chocolate, bacon and peanut butter

Valentine truffles recipe: Chocolate, bacon and peanut butter

 

 

Peanut Butter, Bacon, Chocolate Truffles

 

Ingredients:

6 slices thick-cut bacon