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Fair Opens Monday at Noon Despite Rain

Fair Opens Monday at Noon Despite Rain

The Midway WILL open at noon today! Rides only stop when when thunder and lightning are present. There are a few rides which are impeded by a steady rain:
- Ring of Fire
- Zipper
- Ferris Wheels
- Slides

--Georgia National Fair

It's a Beautiful Day for the Fair!

It's a Beautiful Day for the Fair!

The fair opens in three hours!

When are you going?

Be sure to check out our guide to the fair.

 

I-16 East Lane Closed Through November

I-16 East Lane Closed Through November

An I-16 Eastbound lane will be closed starting Friday, September 30 until November 15.

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

Lane closures are currently in place between mile marker 22 and 26 (near Exit 24).

The contractor is performing concrete pavement rehabilitation on I-16 on all lanes in each direction beginning at SR 96 (Exit 24) in Twiggs County, continuing through Bleckley County to a point east of SR 278 in Laurens County, the news release says.

SR 96 Mowing Scheduled

SR 96 Mowing Scheduled

Watch your shoulders Wednesday!

Mowing is scheduled along State Route 96 in Twiggs County on Wednesday, September 28.

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

9/11 Artifact Transported to Museum of Aviation

9/11 Artifact Transported to Museum of Aviation

A base fire truck transported an artifact stone from the 9/11 Pentagon attack from Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command to the Museum of Aviation Friday.

That's according to a Robins Air Force Base news release. 13WMAZ's Lorra Lynch Jones will have more tonight on Eyewitness News.

Base employees and Airmen were encouraged to line the route as a show of respect to everyone affected by the attacks -the victims, their families, first responders and U.S. military personnel.

The procession began at Bldg. 210, (HQ AFRC) then proceed east on Richard Ray Boulevard and turn right onto Robins Parkway.  

The stone will be displayed at Friday's 9/11 commemoration ceremony hosted by the Air Force Reserve Command at the Museum of Aviation's Century of Flight Hangar at 1 p.m.

Lane Closure on I-75 N to Assist Race Traffic

After the race on Sunday, September 4 until 3 a.m. on Monday, a lane will be closed on I-75 North to help alleviate Atlanta Motor Speedway traffic.

This lane closure occurs between mile markers 218 and 219.

 

The closure will assist exiting race traffic as it merges onto I-75 northbound from SR 20 eastbound.