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Easter Bunny to Appear at Speedway This Weekend

Easter Bunny to Appear at Speedway This Weekend

Stock car races were rained out at Dublin-441 Speedway last Sat. Mar. 23rd.  This week race # 3 of the Pure Stock Mini Series will be presented along with regular racing in Late Model, Super Street, Bomber, Pure Stock & 440's.  Also, the Easter  Bunny  will arrive at the speedway  around 7 p.m. and remain there until 10:00 p.m. 

The Bunny will give out prizes to all young kids, including a bonus prize to some little one.

Bring the kids enjoy the Bunny and racing on Ga's. Finest 3/8 mile dirt oval!!! Gates open at 5, with racing at 7 p.m. Reg. adm: Adults-$10.00, & kids $5.00 for bleachers. $25.00 for adults, & $10.00 for kids in pits. For additional information log onto: www.441speedway.com or phone 912-690-2599 or 478-697-1223

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Hancock-Putnam
Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski
Twiggs
Sandersville
Milledgeville
Peach-Crawford
Gray-Jones
Forsyth-Monroe
Dublin
Perry 
Warner Robins
Macon
R
obins AFB

These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

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Four County Area Exchange Club Metric Bike Ride

Four County Area Exchange Club Metric Bike Ride

The Four County Area Exchange Club of Allentown Georgia will be hosting its annual Metric Century Bike ride on April 13th 2013 at the Allentown City Hall. The rides start at 8 am. The registration fee is $30 per rider. A waiver/release form must be signed to complete registration. Entrants under 18 years of age must have parent/guardian to sign. 

A metric century is a 100 kilometer (62 mile) bicycle ride. However for those beginners and less venturous the Exchange Club will also will have an 18k and 45k ride.  The rides are laid out across country roads and state highways that cover the counties of Wilkinson, Twiggs, and Bleckley. 

There will be volunteer-manned rest stops and SAG support along the courses. Helmets are required for all riders. Map and cue sheets will be available for riders. A hotdog lunch is included for all riders afterward. 

Easter Bunny Coming to Museum of Aviation

Easter Bunny Coming to Museum of Aviation

The Easter Bunny is coming to the Museum of Aviation March 30!  He will be at the Museum of Aviation National STEM Academy’s Annual “Spring Into Science” Workshop. The Museum is inviting Pre-K through 5th Grade students to the event which will be held from 9:00 am to Noon.  The cost is $30 per person.

RELATED | Easter Egg Hunt Planned for Byron Community

Children who attend “Spring Into Science” will have a full morning of Science ‘EGGS-periments.’ An EGGS-ample would be turning a raw egg into a rubber egg.

“We will also have a visit from a very famous Bunny,” said Cindy Groves, workshop instructor. “The Bunny will here for photos with the children. The FUN day concludes with an EGG

hunt in our outdoor amphitheater. Make sure to bring your basket!”

Harvest Festival 2013 Planning Meeting Set for Tuesday

Harvest Festival 2013 Planning Meeting Set for Tuesday

Harvest Festival fun begins this afternoon with the first orientation and planning workshop meeting. Mark your calendar now for Tuesday, February 19 to join committees and participate in the preparation for Harvest Festival 2013 at 5:30 at Jeffersonville City Hall.

--Mayor Hart

Central Georgians Jump on "Harlem Shake" Train

Georgia College students jumped on the Youtube viral sensation with their own "Harlem Shake."

First Presbyterian in Macon does the "Harlem Shake" on Valentine's Day.

 

by Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY STORY

Dance craze has roots in the '80s More than 4,000 'Harlem Shake' videos a day are posted on YouTube.

The song that spurred the craze is No. 10 on iTunes Gangnam Style is so last year: 2013's new dance craze is the Harlem Shake.

Georgia College Homecoming Concert Lineup Announced

Country artist Jerrod Nieman and country band Gloriana are set to perform at Georgia College's homecoming concert.

Georgia College announced the homecoming concert lineup at 3 p.m. Monday.