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Dooly County SPLOST Passes

Dooly County SPLOST Passes

8:52 p.m. Dooly County SPLOST passes with 691 votes. That's 71% of the vote.

8:17 p.m.  The Dooly County SPLOST is passing with  73% of the vote, that's with 40% of precincts reporting so far.

Polls closed at 7 p.m.

See Who Your Neighbors Support with Campaign Donations

See Who Your Neighbors Support with Campaign Donations

See who in your area donated to whose presidential campaign by zipcode on the Federal Election Commission website.

Click here to see the 2012 Election Campaign Finances. You can search by zipcode in Georgia.

'Super Tuesday' Voters Will Decide Questions in Macon, Dooly Counties

'Super Tuesday' Voters Will Decide Questions in Macon, Dooly Counties

Gingrich, Paul, Santorum and Romney won't be the only choices here in Central Georgia on March 6, Super Tuesday.

In Dooly County, they'll consider a $10.8 million SPLOST that would pay to renovate the county courthouse and also pay for projects in Byromville, Dooling, Lilly, Unadilla and Vienna.

Macon County voters will be asked whether to extend the penny sales tax for up to five years to raise up to $7.6 million. The money would be used for school projects, including renovating Macon County High.

Take a Leap: Free Cookie with Purchase

Take a Leap: Free Cookie with Purchase

In honor of Leap Day, a Subway sign says you can get a free cookie with any purchase.

That's on February 29 ONLY.

Georgia National Rodeo Starts Thursday

Georgia National Rodeo Starts Thursday

The Georgia National Rodeo takes place annually at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter.

The rodeo is set for February 23-25.

You can purchase tickets online or in person.

 

Turkey Creek Festival Planning Underway

Turkey Creek Festival Planning Underway

BYROMVILLE, Ga.-- Turkey Creek Festival planning is underway. A planning meeting was set for last week, according to the Turkey Creek Festival Facebook page.

The Annual Turkey Creek Festival takes place on the first Saturday in May.  That's May 5, 2012. This year will be the 16th year for the festival.

The events include a parade and various types of entertainment.

To send information about your events, email eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com and add an event to our events calendar.

Relay for Life in Dooly County

Relay for Life in Dooly County

Relay for Life, the walk/run to help support the American Cancer Society, is set for April 13 in Dooly County.

The events take place at Jewel Bowen Memorial Park. Opening ceremonies are at 7 p.m.

You can sign up to participate here.