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Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Georgia National Fair is set for October 6-16 this year.

October 6 opening day: Sneak-a-Peek Day

             Open 3-10 p.m.

             Admission $5, kids (10 & under) get in free with a paying adult.

Pay-One-Price Rides: Open 3:00 pm; $13.00 unlimited rides.

Opening ceremony takes place at 4 p.m.

October 7-October 16 Scheduled Events:

Admission:

Weekend Events Roundup!

Weekend Events Roundup!

No excuses for boredom this weekend!

Friday night:

Saturday:

Tell Us: Where is the Best Italian Food?

 

We want to know where you think the Best Italian Food is Where You Live.

Tell us by commenting on this post.

If you have photos of you and your friends or family at a local Italian restaurant, we want to see them.

Georgia's June Unemployment Rate by County

Georgia's June Unemployment Rate by County

Twiggs County Unemployment rate in June: 11.2 percent.

That's according to a Georgia Department of Labor news release.

 

The lowest area rate, at 8.0 percent, was recorded in Warner Robins, while the highest, at 12.8 percent, was in the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha area near Dublin. 

Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 9.9 percent in June, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.8 percent in May. The state’s jobless rate was 10 percent in June a year ago.

June marked the 47th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.2 percent, up from 9.1 percent in May. 

Your Guide to Cheap Eats

We asked for Central Georgia's cheap eats recommendations. Here they are, divided by location.

Thank you for your responses on our Where You Live post and our Facebook page! To add to the list, just comment on this post. We will update the guide as needed.

A few people said that eating at home,  from a fast food dollar menu, or somewhere with coupons is ultimately the cheapest option.

Perry

  • The Swanson
  • The Oil Lamp
  • Yoder's Sandwich Shop
  • China House

Sandersville

  • Dairy Lane

Gray

  • Treasures by the Tracks Cafe

Dublin

  • Peter's Place 
  • A.B. Ribs

Macon

National Doughnut Day!

It's National Donut Day!

Pick up a free donut of your choice with a purchase of a beverage at Dunkin' Donuts or uou can stop by and get a free glazed doughnut at Krispy Kreme today.

 

BBQ: You Nominated, Now Let's Vote!

Let's see who has the BEST