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Flint Energies Turns 75 Years Old

Flint Energies Turns 75 Years Old

 

REYNOLDS/WARNER ROBINS/UPATOI – Flint Energies turns 75 years old today, according to Sr. Vice President Jimmy Autry. The not-for-profit member-owned electric cooperative received its charter from the Rural Electrification Administration (REA) on Apr. 23, 1937.

“Today brings back a lot of great memories,” said Autry. “But the most important memory is that of members working together to create a lasting organization to meet their own needs.”

Celebrating its 75th year of service in 2012 (incorporated in 1937), Flint Energies www.flintenergies.com provides energy services to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural members in parts of 17 central Georgia counties.

Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office Host a Turkey Shoot

Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office Host a Turkey Shoot

Friends of the Sheriff’s Office Turkey Shoot

 The Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office will be having a turkey shoot on April 21, 2012 at the property of Mr. Bobby Green.  The shoot will begin at 10 a.m. and go until about 2 p.m.  The location of the shoot is about a mile west of Danville and just west of Hwy 358 on Hwy 80 in Twiggs County.  There is a large sign out beside the roadway, just turn at the sign and follow the signs to the parking area.  The cost is $5.00 a shoot with all funds raised going to the Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office. 

The Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Twiggs Faces Wildfire Threat

Twiggs Faces Wildfire Threat

Forecasters warn the threat of wildfires is high across much of Georgia, and any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for high fire danger from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today.

The warning covers North and Central Georgia, where winds are expected to gust up to 25 mph.

The "red flag" warning covers all of Central Georgia's counties. The warning says people should take care with outdoor fires and contact local authorities before burning.

13WMAZ meteorologist David Ernst says a measuring station at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport has gotten 7.92 inches of rain this year. That's more than 6 inches below normal and more than 4 inches less than last year.

He said Central Georgia has seen sustained wind speeds of 10 to 15 mph.

Forecasters say humidity will be low, helping to create potentially dangerous fire conditions.

Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office Turkey Shoot

Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office Turkey Shoot

When: April 21st
Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Where: Bobby Green's on Hwy 80
Cost $5 per shot

Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office group, who works to support our Sheriff's Deputies.

This turkey shoot is being put on in cooperation with the Exchange Club.

For more information, please contact Maj. McDaniel at the Sheriff's Office
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Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

'Help put your town on the map!'

USATODAY teams up with Rand McNally in a search for the Best Small Towns in the United States.

You can nominate your town online through May 15.