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Census: Minority Population Growing

Census: Minority Population Growing

Dooly County's minority population has reached 56.5 percent, according to Census Bureau statistics and USATODAY research. Macon County's is 66.1 percent.

By Greg Toppo and Paul Overberg, USATODAY (Click for the full, interactive map)

Deadline Extended: Georgia Writers Museum Announces First Creative Writer's Contest

Deadline Extended: Georgia Writers Museum Announces First Creative Writer's Contest

Georgia's Writers Museum announces their first Creative Writing Contest.

See the submission rules and form below, from the Georgia'a Writers Museum Facebook page.

The deadline has been extended until July 1.

The winner will be announced at a reception on August 9 at 6 p.m. at the Plaza Arts Center in Eatonton.

John Berry Brings Concert to Perry

John Berry Brings Concert to Perry

Angel City Spring Rally

Angel City Spring Rally

Gates open at 9 a.m.  to the Angel City Spring Rally.

Must be 21 or older to enter.

$45/5-day pass

$25/1-day pass (Saturday Only)

Amateur Radio Class, Exam Offered in Montezuma

Amateur Radio Class, Exam Offered in Montezuma

Ham radios is one way to communicate when all of our other modern technology goes out due to weather situations.

The Amateur Radio operators, sometimes called "hams," prove to be backup communication in such instances, according to a release. To participate in the Amateur Radio Service, you need a FCC license.

Central Georgia Amateur Radio Emergency Service members will give a one-day cram session on Saturday, May 18. This class prepares attendees for the FCC amateur radio exam. You then can take the exam the same day after the class.

The class will be held at the Macon County Emergency Management Agency office at 718 Plum Street, Montezuma, Georgia, beginning at 8 a.m. The exam will be given at 4 p.m.