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Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for all of central Georgia beginning Tuesday morning until Wednesday afternoon.

A wintry mix is expected for central and southern parts of the state beginning Tuesday afternoon. Rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow are likely Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning.

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.

Crash leads to deer poaching investigation

Crash leads to deer poaching investigation
By Kristen Swilley

The discovery of two severed deer heads inside a vehicle after an early morning crash has police wondering about poaching.

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.

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

The time is near for picking out pumpkins and decorating for autumn!

Where to Go for Pumpkin Patches:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October. Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Open October 12-November 23
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. 
  • 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.
  • Crooked Pines in Eatonton: Pumpkin Festival October 5, 6

PHOTO OF THE DAY | Meet Trip, the Doe

PHOTO OF THE DAY | Meet Trip, the Doe

Meet the doe the Mathern family lovingly calls Trip.

They say she's been a regular since they moved to Danville three years ago. 

Thanks for this Trail Cam Gem, A.J.!

If you have a unique photo to share, email whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

Census: Minority Population Growing

Census: Minority Population Growing

Twiggs County's minority population has reached 44.3 percent, according to Census Bureau statistics and USATODAY research.

By Greg Toppo and Paul Overberg, USATODAY (Click for the full, interactive map)