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Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

It's almost that time of year again: Christmas tree time!

Make a day of it with the family and head out to a local Christmas tree farm to pick out the perfect addition for your holiday decor.

Roberts Christmas Tree Farm in Byron:
Opens Nov. 25- Dec. 22
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
located at 9247 Peach Parkway on Hwy 49.
478-956-5325

Double B Farms in Lizella:
Opens Thanksgiving Day-Dec. 24
10 a.m. - dark
located at 8511 Knoxville Road, Lizella.
478-935-8742

DNR aims to increase quail population

DNR aims to increase quail population

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says they hope a partnership with numerous organizations in the state will boost the quail population.

Earlier this evening several groups signed the Georgia Bobwhite Quail Technical Team Memorandum of Agreement.

It's a mouthful, but what it means is that, DNR will provide free help to farmers or land owners that want to tailor their landscape to make it more quail friendly.

Jeffersonville teacher wins My Teacher is Tops

Jeffersonville teacher wins My Teacher is Tops

Third-grade teacher Andrea Lewis thought Wednesday was going to be like any other day of teaching.

But she was in for a surprise and some tears.

City streetscape project to finish in December

City streetscape project to finish in December

A beautification project in Jeffersonville should be finished in December.

According to the City's website, the project includes sidewalks, pedestrian benches and garden planters as well as a solar lighting project.

Honoring Veterans Day in central Georgia

Honoring Veterans Day in central Georgia

Monday, November 11 marks the official day we as a nation remember our veterans who serve and have served in the Armed Forces.

Here's where you can go to take part in community celebration.

Veterans Day Salute
Fort Hawkins in Macon
4 p.m.

Linwood Cemetery, Macon
11 a.m.

MPD Officers Visit Twiggs Elem. for Career Day

MPD Officers Visit Twiggs Elem. for Career Day

The Macon Police Department visited Twiggs County Elementary School as part of career day.

Read the full release from Macon Police:

Members of MPD’s Tactical Support Unit (TSU) participated in Career Day at Jeffersonville Elementary School today along with the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department, the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Aviation Unit, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

MPD’s Technical Support Unit provides communication for the MPD SWAT Team and other public safety agencies during missions, incidents and crisis situations. Participating in today’s Career Day event were TSU Commander Sgt. Ricky Wolverton and Officer James Litton, both of MPD’s Traffic Unit.

Honoring Twiggs County Veterans

Honoring Twiggs County Veterans

Twiggs County High School Air Force JROTC wants to honor and recognize your years of dedicated service to our great country during our Veterans Day Observance on Thursday, November 7th at 1:15 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium.

To salute your years of sacrifice for our sustained freedom and democracy, please send us a photograph of you in uniform and include the following information: your full name, branch of service, and the year you graduated from Twiggs County High School, if applicable

You may bring or send the photograph to the school with a return address and we will promptly scan and return it to you. If it is more convenient, you may email the picture to ewalker@twiggs.k12.ga.us with “Veterans Day Program” in the subject line. All photographs must be received by Friday, November 1, 2013.