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Community Closet to Help Families in Need

Community Closet to Help Families in Need

Twiggs County will soon have a new resource for families who face adversity.

The Community Closet, expected to officially open in June, will assist families who experience something like a house fire, coordinator Tamiko Horne says.

Currently, the Community Closet needs donations for men, women and children, but especially donations of men's clothing in large sizes. Another need is undergarments for men, women and children.

Families or individuals can access the closet through agencies like DFACS and the Board of Education.

Family Connections organizes the closet and can be reached at 478-233-7468 or twiggsfc@gmail.com for more information or to give donations.

The Community Closet is located at the Twiggs County Board of Education in the Family Connections office.

 

BleuBelle Boutique and Savannah Fashion Week

BleuBelle Boutique and Savannah Fashion Week

I first met Heather Kaney Burge when I was a student at Georgia Southern looking to transfer to UGA: I was doing a tour of Athens and the campus with my mother when we decided to do some shopping downtown. As fate would have it, I stepped in to Encore Boutique and met Heather- she was an ADPi like myself and we got to talking. She told me of her plans to open her own boutique either in Statesboro or Savannah. Well, fate stepped in again and she choose Savannah...

Continue reading the interview on Make It Work Molly's blog.

Air Show Features Blue Angels

Air Show Features Blue Angels

ROBINS, AFB., GA.--The Air Show lineup features performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornets, the C-130 Hercules, and the Air Force F-22 Raptor.

The air show is free and open to the public and starts at 11:30 a.m.

You can park at the Macon Airport, McConnell-Talbert Stadium and Anchor Glass and then catch bus transportation to the show. The shuttle starts at 9:45 a.m. both days and gates open at 10 a.m.

The shuttle runs until 5 p.m.

See the Dos and Donts of attending.

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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.

Georgia National Fair Announces Free Concert Lineup

The Georgia National Fair announces the band lineup for the free outdoor concert via Facebook Friday morning:

Good morning Fair Fans! We are excited to announce the bands for the free outdoor concert during Sneak-a-Peek, October 4. Do you like funk? Remember "Pick Up The Pieces" and "Cut The Cake?" The Average White Band will rock us out! And the ever popular band, The Grapevine, will start the concert at 7:00 p.m. To start the toe tapping