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Lane Closure on I-75 for Guardrail Repair

Lane Closure on I-75 for Guardrail Repair

 

SINGLE LANE CLOSURE ON I-75 NORTHBOUND FOR GUARDRAIL REPAIRS

 

WHEN:          8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily, Monday, February 27 through Wednesday, February 29, weather permitting

 

WHERE:       I-75 northbound at mile marker 178 (near Exit 177; SR 408/I-475 split) and mile markers 198 (Exit 198; High Falls Road) and 227 (Exit 227; I-675 split)

 

WHAT:          Contractors for the Georgia DOT have scheduled a single outside lane closure on I-75 northbound as follows:

 

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Has anything weird ever happened to you on Friday the 13th?

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Free Weekend Christmas Events

Free Weekend Christmas Events
  • Downtown Macon's Friday Fest 2nd Annual Christmas Caroling. Anyone can participate! Meet in Third St. Park at 6 p.m.
  • Tennille Christmas on the Square, Friday Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Eastman Christmas Parade starts Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m.
  • Gray Second Saturday Fest until 7 p.m. Santa is at the Carriage House from 2-7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Riverside UMC in Macon, open from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Lighthouse Baptist Church on Sardis Church Rd. opens 6:30 p.m until 8 Friday and Saturday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru Bethlehem in Cochran, 6-8 p.m.Dec. 9, 10 & 11 [free admission] Bethany Baptist Church, 608 Ga. Hwy.

Forsythian's Blog Wins Award in Country Living Magazine

Forsythian's Blog Wins Award in Country Living Magazine

Local Forsythian Rachel Garza will be featured in the December issue of Country Living magazine.

Her blog, "Always a Project," won a blue ribbon award for the craft category in Country Living Blue Ribbon Blogger Awards.

The magazine-sponsored award had seven categories.

According to Country Living's website, the competition had over 700 entries in seven different categories.

The issue featuring Garza hits newsstands on November 22. The magazine hosted a national competition for bloggers and Garza won.

Country Living flew Garza to New York City  for a 2-day stay and an awards luncheon at the Hearst Tower.

See photos from the event.

Garza lives in Forsyth and works at Mercer University in Macon.

You can find her blog here

You Don't Have to Wonder What to Do This Weekend

You Don't Have to Wonder What to Do This Weekend

 

Lots of fun, and hauntful events going on this weekend.

 

Check it out:

 

Friday:

 

Friday Fest, Gospel Fest in Downtown Macon at Third St. Park

Tennille BBQ Blast in Downtown Tennille

Haunted Trail at Peach County Fire Department, Station 1

Halls of Havoc in Lizella

The Perry Haunted Barn

Rock the Race at the Hummingbird in Downtown Macon

The Shadow Behind the Flame: The Anjette Lyles Story at Macon Little Theatre

Lake Joy Trail of Terrors in Warner Robins

Georgia National Fair in Perry

 

Saturday:

 

Susan G. Komen Central Georgia Race for the Cure at Central City Park in Macon

Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Cochran-Bleckley Library

Tennille BBQ Blast

Monroe County Hospital Relay for Life Yard Sale, 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Where to Go for Your Pumpkins:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Best Nursery's Pumpkin Patch, Harris County:  Open Oct 1-Nov 16. Call 706-327-1515 for information. 
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Opens Saturday, Sept 24.
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. Open Oct. 1-Oct. 31
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Weekend Events Roundup!

Weekend Events Roundup!

No excuses for boredom this weekend!

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Saturday: