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Hambone Jam BBQ Competition Returns to Peach County

Hambone Jam BBQ Competition Returns to Peach County

The weekend of BBQ and competition all rolled into one returns during the Hambone Jam!

That's on September 7-8.

Friday, everything will be up and running by 4:30 and a band performs from 8-11 p.m.

Folks can walk around, enjoy the sites and smells of people cooking. People can purchase BBQ and food from vendors, but will not be able to taste test from the BBQ competition itself.

Bounce houses and other activities will be on site for kids to enjoy.

On Saturday, locals can enter their cars for a Cruise-In starting at 8 a.m. Entrance and showing your car is free.

BBQ judging takes place around 4:30 p.m.

A Norfolk Southern exhibit car from the 1920s will also roll in for Friday's events. Fort Valley was one of 11 chosen cities for this visit, according to event coordinator Kathie Lambert.

Friends of Sheriff's Office Meeting Thursday

Friends of Sheriff's Office Meeting Thursday

The Friends of the Twiggs County Sheriff's Office will be having its monthly meeting on Thursday Sept. 6th, 6 p.m. at the Sheriff's Office annex.  We have a lot to go over.  We need to finalize plans for the Fall Festival. 

We are having a tent and selling raffle tickets.  Tickets will be $5 each for a chance at a $300 Academy Sports gift card.  We also have our Holiday Banquet Dinner on Nov. 15 that we need to discuss and make plans on.
 

Jeffersonville Firefighters Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Jeffersonville Firefighters Celebrate Golden Anniversary

The Jeffersonville Volunteer Firefighting Team was the first certified firefighting team in the State of Georgia in August of 1962.

That's according to Jeffersonville Mayor Shannon Hart.

At 4 p.m. Monday, a reception at City Hall will honor the firefighters and their families on this Gold Anniversary. 

Representative Bubber Epps is slated to present the proclamation. 

Upcoming Children's Events in Middle Georgia

Upcoming Children's Events in Middle Georgia
In Macon

 

Jeffersonville Elementary School Fourth Grade Parent Orientation

Jeffersonville Elementary School Fourth Grade Parent Orientation

YOU ARE INVITED! August 23rd, 2012 5:00 p.m. Fourth Grade Parent/Guardian Orientation Meeting Dear Fourth Grade Parents/Guardians, The Jeffersonville Elementary School Fourth Grade Team would like to invite you to a fourth grade parent orientation meeting, on August 23rd, at 5 p.m. in the fourth grade classrooms. At this meeting we will be discussing VERY important information with you the parents/guardians, including the new Common Core Georgia Performance Standards and what these new standards mean to you as parents/guardians and your children as students. We will also be discussing our high expectations for your students, and what you as parents/guardians can do to help your student be successful this school year.

Twiggs County Public Schools Set Open House Date

Twiggs County Public Schools Set Open House Date

Twiggs County Public Schools open houses for all three schools are on Thursday, August 2nd from 4-6 p.m. 

Twiggs County High to Hold Meeting on Flexible Learning Plan

Twiggs County High to Hold Meeting on Flexible Learning Plan

Twiggs county high school presents a flexible learning plan meeting on July 17th at 1 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. 

All stakeholders are invited to attend.