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Backlot Players Presents: Taffeta Memories


The Backlot Players, Inc. announce auditions for TAFFETA MEMORIES August 8 and 9, and 7 p.m.

Four females are needed for Taffeta Memories a musical comedy by Rick Lewis.

It's almost a half century later,and The Taffetas are still crooning the hits of the 1950's! Kaye, Peggy, Cheryl, and Donna are all grown up now and perform their hits looking back on their great career as a mid-century girl group. Show Dates are November 11 through 20 and auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, August 8 and 9 at 7:00 p.m. at The Rose Theater.

The Rose Theater is located at 23 W Johnston Street, Forsyth, GA. Call (478)994-0443 or visit www.thebacklotplayers.org for more information

License Plate Revote Opens Monday


ATLANTA (AP) -- The public is again invited to weigh in on Georgia's new license plate design. 

Online voting will reopen at 3 p.m. Monday.

Gov. Nathan Deal had planned to announce the winner of an earlier design contest last Friday, but the state scrapped its plans over public confusion on whether the motto "In God We Trust" would be on the plate.

Library Hosts Book Signing


The Monroe County Library cordially invites you to a book signing with Dyann Sullivan on Saturday, July 23 from 10 am - 3 pm at the Library. Dyann Sullivan is a newly published author who resides in Culloden, GA. Ms. Sullivan's book "The Enhanced Reading Reference Book" is to enhance and support early language and literacy development for young children.

The Monroe County Library is located at 72 W. Main Street, Forsyth, GA.


Backlot Players Announces 2011-2012 Season

Backlot Players has released its 2011-2012 season.

Summer 2011 Youth Show:

Little Women

  • Performances: July 28-30, August 5, 6

The Backlot Players:

The Odd Couple

  • Performances: September 9-10, 15-16, 17, 18
  • Auditions:  July 11, 12 at 7 p.m.

Taffeta Memories

  • Performances: November 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20
  • Audtions: August 8, 9 at 7 p.m.

The Spiral Staircase

  • Performances: February 10, 11, 12,  16, 17, 18, 19
  • Auditions: November 28-29 at 7 p.m.

The King and I

Mulberry St. Market Today!

Today the Mulberry Market in Downtown Macon features Deer Creek Farms in Forsyth, Dickey Farms in Musella, Davis Farms in Roberta, The Little Farm in Gray and the Evergreen East Farm in Jeffersonville.

The Mulberry St. Market is happening from 4-7 p.m. today, Wednesday.

Not only will you find produce, you can find beef, baked goods and jellies.

If you take photos, e-mail them to us at whereyoulive@13wmaz.com.

Gov. Launches Design Contest for New Car Tags


Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that the Department of Revenue will host a contest to design for a new Georgia license plate.

The design contest will begin on Monday, May 23. The deadline is Friday, June 17. 

Individuals are asked to submit original artwork. Any Georgian citizen or business authorized to do business in the state of Georgia is welcome to enter the contest.

The public will be given a chance to choose three semi-finalists through an online vote from June 24-July 8. After the online voting, the three semi-finalists will be presented to Gov. Deal.

He will then announce the winning design on July 15.

See the rules, guidelines, design template and an entry-waiver form for the contest.



Contest submissions may be sent to:


Nominate Your Town as of the Best of the Road

USA Today and Rand McNally are holding a “Best of the Road” rally.

Be sure to vote for your town! If your town isn't listed, you can nominate and post photos!