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Turkey Season Openers Bring Smiles to Hunters

Turkey season opened today, and hunters in Dodge, Bleckley and Pulaski counties are reporting in with some great successes.  

Zack Lassiter got his bird in Bleckley County. It weighed 18 pounds. He is the son of Von and Kelli Lassiter.

For more on the story and pictures, click here.

How to add an event to 13WMAZ's community calendar

How to add an event to 13WMAZ's community calendar

Need to add an event? Just head over to the events section and click "Add an event." You'll then add all of the information.

Other community members will be able to see your event in the calendar. 

 

 

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Has anything weird ever happened to you on Friday the 13th?

Share your experiences in the comments below.

Lane Closure, Resurfacing Scheduled in Twiggs County

Lane Closure, Resurfacing Scheduled in Twiggs County

 

SR 19 is scheduled for resurfacing from Monday, Jan. 9 through Friday, Jan. 13.

The resurfacing takes place on SR 19 southbound between Prospect Church Road and the Wilkinson County line.

Expect a single lane closure for the continued resurfacing of SR 19.

Delays are expected.

This project is resurfacing 9.340 miles of SR 19 beginning at SR 18 in Twiggs County and continues to the Wilkinson County line. 

Free Weekend Christmas Events

Free Weekend Christmas Events
  • Downtown Macon's Friday Fest 2nd Annual Christmas Caroling. Anyone can participate! Meet in Third St. Park at 6 p.m.
  • Tennille Christmas on the Square, Friday Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Eastman Christmas Parade starts Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m.
  • Gray Second Saturday Fest until 7 p.m. Santa is at the Carriage House from 2-7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Riverside UMC in Macon, open from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Lighthouse Baptist Church on Sardis Church Rd. opens 6:30 p.m until 8 Friday and Saturday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru Bethlehem in Cochran, 6-8 p.m.Dec. 9, 10 & 11 [free admission] Bethany Baptist Church, 608 Ga. Hwy.

Pioneer Days Saturday

Pioneer Days Saturday

Pioneer Days Festival in Twiggs County happens Saturday- lots of great food (including funnel cakes, BBQ and more), great entertainment (like Cynthia's Garden from Warner Robins on stage at 5pm), terrific crafters and FREE Pioneer games for children.

Admission just $1 (children in strollers free) and free parking right beside the park. The weather will be perfect - join us from 9am to 6pm at Hendricks Park on US 80 by the county pond.

From Macon, take I16 to exit 18, go left about 5 miles and the park will be on the left. Sponsored by the Twiggs County Chamber of Commerce.

Call 478-945-3486.

You Don't Have to Wonder What to Do This Weekend

You Don't Have to Wonder What to Do This Weekend

 

Lots of fun, and hauntful events going on this weekend.

 

Check it out:

 

Friday:

 

Friday Fest, Gospel Fest in Downtown Macon at Third St. Park

Tennille BBQ Blast in Downtown Tennille

Haunted Trail at Peach County Fire Department, Station 1

Halls of Havoc in Lizella

The Perry Haunted Barn

Rock the Race at the Hummingbird in Downtown Macon

The Shadow Behind the Flame: The Anjette Lyles Story at Macon Little Theatre

Lake Joy Trail of Terrors in Warner Robins

Georgia National Fair in Perry

 

Saturday:

 

Susan G. Komen Central Georgia Race for the Cure at Central City Park in Macon

Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Cochran-Bleckley Library

Tennille BBQ Blast

Monroe County Hospital Relay for Life Yard Sale, 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.