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Woman Dies after Falling Out of Car on I-75

Woman Dies after Falling Out of Car on I-75

A Macon woman is dead after investigators say she fell out of car on Interstate 75 in Monroe County.

A news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Department says it happened Sunday around 2:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate near mile marker 185.

Jeanette Coleman, 60, died later that day at the Medical Center of Central Georgia.

The sheriff's office says they're investigating how Coleman fell out of the car, but foul play is not suspected.

Allison Selman-Willis of the sheriff's department says Coleman was sitting in the back seat of a Ford Explorer. There were two other people in the vehicle, including the driver.

 

 

Senator Staton Earns Perfect Score, A+ from Americans for Prosperity

Senator Staton Earns Perfect Score, A+ from Americans for Prosperity

 

Americans for Prosperity (AFP), one of Georgia’s most influential conservative grassroots organizations, has awarded Sen. Cecil Staton a perfect score and an A+ Rating on its 2011- 2012 General Assembly Score Card. The scorecard recognizes elected officials on both the state and national level who are dedicated to fulfilling Americans for Prosperity’s core values: economic freedom and limited government. 

Always a Project: Simplicity 1803

Always a Project: Simplicity 1803

by Rachel Garza

One of my greatest pleasures in life is teaching others a skill that

I possess and knowing that I may have inspired them to try something new.

Continue reading this article on Always A Project.

It's Buttermilk Revival Time Again

It's Buttermilk Revival Time Again

Well time flies when you're having fun and it's that time again--Juliette Opry weekend.

This month we are proud to have Buttermilk Revival once again out of Athens, Georgia. A unique band with a unique name who won this years Athens Got Talent Contest.

Many of you may remember last year I wrote an article on the name. It seems I was fairly accurate as this band is a back to basic, homemade, hard driving Bluegrass band. Currently playing all over the state at many venues. Comprised of a group of friends from the greater Athens area, providing great music and humor for a fun filled family night of entertainment. Although Jody swears they come for the fried green maters, they love the Opry and performing.

Juliette Opry: What did he say their name was?

Juliette Opry: What did he say their name was?

Well it’s that time again, The First of the month is rapidly approaching and that means Juliette Opry time. I have been really busy so unfortunately I don’t have any great story this month (like I ever have).

This month we have a group out of Athens: "Buttermilk Revival ",Winners of Athensn got Talent --Kind of an interesting group, the banjo player is actually my neighbors' cousin. I checked them out on Facebook and Youtube. They are going to be great, but I just couldn’t get that name out of my head. Who thought up "Buttermilk Revival?"

I once heard about a band that was formed at a bonfire with a lot of adult beverages called, "Burning Urine."

Although I didn't think it was a great idea , I figured out where it came from. Well I could have asked Jody but that takes all the fun out of it so here is the Lizella twist:

Senator Cecil Staton Earns Perfect Score and A+ from Georgia Chamber

Senator Cecil Staton Earns Perfect Score and A+ from Georgia Chamber

 

ATLANTA – Sen. Cecil Staton (R- Macon) has received the highest ranking given on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Scorecard. The Chamber’s legislative scorecard recognizes legislators that were most supportive of the business community during the 2012 Legislative Session.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized by the Georgia Chamber for my efforts to enact pro-business legislation aimed at strengthening Georgia’s private sector and our economy,” said Sen. Staton. “Serving as a member of the Senate Rules, Senate Appropriations, Senate Finance and Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committees, as well as Majority Whip, it was a privilege to work with legislators and interested stakeholders to make Georgia a better place to live, work and do business.”

Rodeo Set for Friday and Saturday

Rodeo Set for Friday and Saturday

The Annual Rodeo presented by 

Forsyth Lions Club, 
Monroe County Saddle Club and 
Georgia High School Rodeo Association is on 


Friday, May 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m.

 Monroe County Recreation ComplexI-75, Exit 188 - Hwy. 42 North Food - Calf Scramble
 Kid's Inflatables -  Western Vendors

Admission:
$8.00 Adult
$5.00 Children