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Bunco Night!

BUNCO night on Sept 17, at the OAC building.

Tickets are $5 at the door.

Bring lots of friends! If you've never played BUNCO before, it's very easy to play.

One night last year we had a small group to play, so more people could learn, and Jamie's 7-year-old daughter beat us all!

If you know you're coming, it would be helpful to let us know via Facebook. Thanks so much!

--Sharon Radebaugh, President, Friends of Twiggs Co. Sheriff's Office

Old Richland Church Celebrates 200-Year Homecoming

The Bicentennial Anniversary of Richland Baptist Church will begin at Noon on Sunday, October 2. 

Bring covered dishes to share with family and friends for the traditional "dinner on the grounds".

The Wesleyanne's and the Civil Folks will sing. Perfect time for a church "family and friends" reunion!

Attend your home church Sunday School and then drive out to join us for a once in a lifetime event! For more information:www.historicrichlandchurch.org

Museum of Aviation to Get Unmanned Aerial Vehicle


The Museum of Aviation is slated to receive an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft that has flown more than 7,000 combat hours in the war on terrorism - more than any other Global Hawk.

That's according to a Museum of Aviation news release.

 The aircraft, #2011, recently retired from active Air Force operational use and is coming to the museum for preservation and display. The Museum of Aviation is only the second museum in the Air Force to obtain a Global Hawk – the first being the National Museum of U.S. Air Force in Dayton Ohio. It is expected to arrive at Robins Air Force Base aboard a C-5 Galaxy cargo airplane during the week of September 5 and be transported to the Museum of Aviation to eventually be put in an elevated display in the Century of Flight Hangar.

Parade Honors Local Hero, Welcomes Home

Saturday, 3 September 2011, a parade to honor Tony and his family begins noon. 

The parade route begins at the corner of Commerce St and Progress Ave going East.

The parade route passes Veterans Park and continues on West on Broad St.

The main event will be held in the gym at the Hawkinsville High School located on Red Devil Drive. 

A meet and greet will follow the speaking event.

During the Meet and Greet, entertainment will be provided by DJ BS Music “Brian Smith”.

Plan to join in food and fun while  welcoming a wounded warrior HOME.

19th Annual Wings & Wheels Comes to Museum


The annual Wings and Wheels Car Truck and Motorcycle Show -- will be held at the Museum of Aviation on Saturday, October 8.  The Museum of Aviation news release says the 19th annual show expects to welcome another 250 gleaming show-quality vehicles competing for more than 100 awards in 50 different year-group and type-vehicle classes.

 “We get outstanding vehicles from all over the state and even some from out of state,” said show chairman Bob Dubiel. “We have several local people who will be bringing special cars to the show – like Dr. Larry Rivers who owns several gorgeous mid-fifties and sixties Chevrolets and Mike Speight from State bank who has a 1948 Truck Dragster. We also have registered a 1969 Mercury Eliminator coming from Titusville, Florida and a 1937 Ford Truck that was used in the 1983 TV movie ‘Murder in Coweta County’ starring Johnny Cash.”

Weekend Fun: Redneck Circus Comes to Abbeville

Weekend Fun: Redneck Circus Comes to Abbeville

The Redneck Circus drives into town this weekend at Soggy Bottom ATV Park in Abbeville.

The circus takes place Friday-Monday.

Contests scheduled include:

Longest mullet contest

Girls' mud wrestling

What can you do with duct tape

Lawn mower/tractor pulls

Greasy pig contest

Ms. Redneck

Pickled Pigs Feet Eating Contest

Mud Barrels Grub

Battle of the Redneck Bands Concert Schedule: