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Parade routes through Central Georgia

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Santa will have a busy weekend! He's coming to town in the parade.

Find out when and where to greet him in your neck of the woods on his parade route.

Macon: Sunday at 3 p.m. on Cherry Street

Warner Robins: Saturday at 10 a.m. down Watson Blvd. (Al Roker and his wife will grand marshal.)

Perry: Saturday, 4 p.m. on General Courtney Hodges Blvd.

Centerville: Lighted parade at 7 p.m. Saturday

Forsyth: Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

Rhine: Saturday at 3 p.m.

Bolingbroke: Saturday at 3 p.m. downtown

Milledgeville: 3 p.m. Sunday, downtown

Gray: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

Byron: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY

Getting together for Thanksgiving may bring to mind turkey, football and of course, giving thanks.

But Thanksgiving in the USA also seems to have become a time to celebrate (and vent about) our dysfunctional families.

Benefit race at Cochran Motor Speedway

Benefit race at Cochran Motor Speedway

Friday and Saturday feature the Second Annual Arlene Pittman Memorial Thanksgiving Race at Cochran Motor Speedway. That's on November 29 and 30.

Friday's events:
Complete Late-Model Feature Event
Admission: 
Grandstands: $10
Pits: $25
Children 6-12
Grandstands: $5, Pits $10,

Children 5 and under are free.

Saturday:

Six Complete Feature Events
Admission:
Grandstands: $15
Pits: $35
Children 6-12:
Grandstands: $5
Pits: $10
Children 5 and under are free. 

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.