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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

"Hunger Games" inspires children and teens to Georgia archery programs

"Hunger Games" inspires children and teens to Georgia archery programs

The second installment of the "Hunger Games", called "Catching Fire", hits theaters at midnight Friday.

The blockbuster movies are not only selling tickets. They're persuading kids to pick up a hobby, that got its start in prehistoric times.

The archery bug bit Mark Swords and Jennifer Pittman long ago.

Pittman said, "I grew up hunting and fishing my entire life."

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.

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.

My Favorite Things (For Organizing): Pinterest

My Favorite Things (For Organizing): Pinterest

In November I am sharing a few of my favorite things with you. I hope they become your favorites too!

I love Pinterest. I have to admit that I was hesitant to jump on the Pinterest bandwagon but now I’m as addicted as the next person. I am a firm believer in not reinventing the wheel and Pinterest let’s me explore everyone else's best ideas. From inspiring quotes to delicious dinners to glorious closets, Pinterest lets me see the world from the comfort of my computer. You can see my Pinterest boards at www.pinterest.com/awillis506 . What’s the best thing you’ve discovered on Pinterest?