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"Stop the Violence" Halloween Festival to be held in Milledgeville

"Stop the Violence" Halloween Festival to be held in Milledgeville

A "Stop the Violence" Halloween Festival will be held in Milledgeville Saturday.

According to the flyer, it's from noon to 4 p.m. at the Otis Thomas Plaza on North Wilkinson Street.

There will be free hot dogs, drinks, candy, popcorn and more. There will also be a costume contest for kids ages 1 to 8.

For more information, please call Tracy Harper at 478-454-7556.

City of Milledgeville receives grant for sewer improvements

City of Milledgeville receives grant for sewer improvements

A coomunity development block grant amounting to $500,000 was awarded to Milledgeville by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

The city will use the money for overhauling the sewer system in the Pine Avenue area.

Deep Roots Festival calling for volunteers

Deep Roots Festival calling for volunteers

Volunteers are being sought for the 12th annual Deep Roots Festival being held in Milledgeville October 24.

According to a news release, the festval is a mix of cultural arts and music held in downtown Milledgeville and showcases local, regional and national artists, vendors and more.

Those interested in volunteering can contact Carlee or Deana at the Milledgeville Main Street at 478-414-4014 or emailng info@deeprootsfestival.com. 

Roadside mowing planned in Baldwin County

Roadside mowing planned in Baldwin County

Drivers should look for mowers and large equipment this week.

Crews will be trimming trees and brush along Hwy 49 and Hwy 112, according to a release.

That maintenance is planned between mile posts 3-5 and 0-6, respectively.

That work could be anywhere between 7 a.m. and 3:30 Monday through Friday this week.

A moving wall: Traveling Vietnam wall in Dublin through Sunday

A moving wall: Traveling Vietnam wall in Dublin through Sunday

The names are all different, but their mission was the same.

Job opening in Milledgeville

Job opening in Milledgeville

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants your input in how the state manages the white-tailed deer population.

According to a release, the meetings include an overview of stakeholder recommendations and proposed actions to take for deer management including: population density, seasons and bag limits, hunting methods, hunter access, urban deer management, education and outreach.

You can attend a meeting at Monroe County Library on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m.