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Montravius Adams Spotted at Tennessee Campus

Montravius Adams Spotted at Tennessee Campus

Tennessee Volunteers are hosting Dooly County's star, Montravius Adams, for a visit.

That's according to Go Vols 247, Knoxvillle Sentinel.

See the full story.

 

Funeral Set for Oglethorpe Officer

Funeral Set for Oglethorpe Officer

An Oglethorpe police officer died while driving on duty Thursday morning.

Oglethorpe Police Chief Harold Cannon says Richard Angelo Cobb ran off the road and went into a field into two pecan trees. He was 37.

Cobb had prior health problems, and Cannon says it is believed it wasn't the wreck that killed him.

His funeral is set for Monday at noon at Hancock Funeral Home in Americus.

Cobb left behind a wife and daughter.

 

GRAND OPENING: Sweet Tree Family Center

GRAND OPENING: Sweet Tree Family Center

“We are committed to families having a better quality of life.”

Freely you have received, freely give.  Matthew 10:8b

In what appears to be tough economic times, there are those of us who believe that giving is still better than receiving. At Sweet Tree Healing Waters Church in McRae, GA, God has blessed us to be a blessing.

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, the Sweet Tree Family Center was opened and duly consecrated for service. Bishop L.T. Nichols, planter and pastor of God's Universal Kingdom Christian Churches, Inc. headquartered in Landover, MD along with many others drove down to help with the set up and grand opening. They brought with them  an abundance of clothing, shoes, household appliances, ministry tapes, cd's and books to give away to the public free of charge.

Pat Braski Appointed to Flint Energies Board of Directors

Pat Braski Appointed to Flint Energies Board of Directors

REYNOLDS – Patrick “Pat” Braski of Warner Robins, Ga. has been appointed to serve with the Flint Energies Board of Directors. He will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Jeff S. Pierce Jr. of Warner Robins, who retired from the Co-op’s board after 47 years of service.  Braski will represent Area VII, Post 1 – City of Warner Robins on the Board. Inside Warner Robins, Post 2 is currently held by Paul Hibbitts and Post 3 is held by Arthur Head.

Braski is the Owner and Operator of two Chick-fil-A restaurant locations in Warner Robins, one on Watson Blvd. and the other on Hwy. 96.  Fully immersed in community service, he is a Eucharistic minister, youth leader and retreat coordinator for Sacred Heart Church. In addition, he coaches basketball for Sacred Heart School.  Braski is the Legacy of Lights Show Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity and is involved with his entire family in the Houston County 4-H.

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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2012 Spring Career Fair

2012 Spring Career Fair

VIENNA, GA.--A 2012 Spring Career Fair is planned for April 19th at the Dooly County Family Resource Center.

You can attend the career fair from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. an online event listing shows.

Employers from local prisons, banks and colleges are scheduled to attend.

See the full list of employers expected to attend the career fair.

The Family Resource Center is located at 200 9th St. in Vienna. 

Contact Lynn 229-276-2355 for more information.

7th Annual Rescue Day to Feature Fun for Families and Pets

7th Annual Rescue Day to Feature Fun for Families and Pets

 

Fifteen animal rescue groups from around the Middle Georgia area are gathering together April 21 for the Seventh Annual Rescue Day at Tractor Supply Company in Byron, a Save a Pet news release says.

Along with the rescue groups, others are joining them to help get pets adopted, keeping your pet health and well trained, and sharing fun activities to do with your dog.

Along with pet adoptions, there will be a vaccination clinic, children’s fun dog show, pony rides, dog training demonstrations, dog cart demonstrations and rides and information about involved in pet therapy.