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What is your birthday wish for America?

What is your birthday wish for America?

Happy Birthday America!

...now that you've blown out the candles, what is your wish for America this year?

July 4th Safety Tips

The Office of Insurance & Safety Fire Commissioner reminds the public about safety tips when using legal fireworks.

The sale and use of most types of fireworks, including firecrackers, skyrockets, and cherry bombs are still illegal in Georgia and punishable by a maximum fine of up to $1,000 and up to one year in jail, the Office of Insurance & Safety Fire Commissioner news release says.

 

Tips to remember when handling legal fireworks:

  • Always read and follow label directions
  • Only use fireworks outdoors
  • Never experiment or attempt to make your own fireworks
  • Fireworks should only be used with close adult supervision
  • Never give fireworks to small children
  • Have water handy
  • Never throw fireworks at another person
  • Remember to call 911 in an emergency

Georgia Towns to Celebrate Independence Day

Georgia Towns to Celebrate Independence Day

Fourth of July activities include fireworks, parades and homegrown fun

 

ATLANTA, June 29, 2011 – All over the state, hometowns and parks are bringing out the red, white and blue for the Fourth of July weekend as tourists and Georgians plan to celebrate Independence Day in Georgia.

Vote: Your Farmers Market as America's Favorite

Make sure to vote in America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest and let the world know why you love your local market. 
 

1. Once you click the link, search for your town or zip code in the box. 

2. When you see your farmers market, click on the farmers market name.

3. Submit the information, with a short description of why your farmers market is great to finish your vote!

How to Help Firefighters in Okefonekee Swamp

The Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce has asked for donations for firefighters in the Okefenokee Swamp.

To drop off your donations in Twiggs, bring them to the Twiggs Chamber of Commerce from 10-2 Monday throug Thursday.

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Your Dad-isms: Fatherly Wisdom Around Central Georgia

We asked what you remember your father saying most often. Here is our collection of fatherly wisdom. Happy Father's Day, Dads! Thank you so much to everyone who shared a Dad-ism. Here they are for your reading pleasure. (These are collected from Where You Live comments and facebook posts on 13WMAZ's Fan page.) I enjoyed everyone's response!