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How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Hancock-Putnam
Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski
Twiggs
Sandersville
Milledgeville
Peach-Crawford
Gray-Jones
Forsyth-Monroe
Dublin
Perry 
Warner Robins
Macon
R
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These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

  • Post about your hobby: 
    Exercise 
    Photography 
    Scrapbooking 
    Hunting 
    Fishing 
    Couponing 
    Music reviews 
    Movie reviews 
    Local fashion

 

  • Are you that person who always takes photos at the high school's football games or at community festivals?  You can log in with your new account and create a gallery to show off your photos on our site.
  • Have a story idea that may need a reporter in our newsroom? Send us a news tip by emailing eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com
  • Where You Live is your space for public conversation.  Feel free to comment on others' articles. New ideas can crop up just from simple conversations with others.
  • See something bizarre around town? Take a (cell phone) photo and post it to your community site! Maybe someone else will know the background story.
  • Add an event to our community calendar. Click "Add an Event"  on your community site's event section.
  • Like" us on Facebook to include your local news, breaking news and weather warnings and watches in your Facebook feed.
  • Follow us on Twitter for breaking news and weather updates.

3rd Annual CGTC Challenge 5K & 10.2K Road Race

3rd Annual CGTC Challenge 5K & 10.2K Road Race

The extremely popular CGTC CHALLENGE 5K & 10.2K ROAD RACE is coming back for a third year!  The race will be held on April 13, 2013 at 8 a.m. at the Milledgeville Campus.

The event, held in honor of Tim Jenkins, will be open to the public and all proceeds will benefit student scholarships at CGTC. Prizes will be awarded in all age groups plus a special award will be given to the overall CGTC winner.

This year CGTC is excited to partner with Live Healthy Baldwin. For sponsorship opportunites and registration information, please email tharper@centralgatech.edu. You can also register online at active.com.

Senator Jones Honors Baldwin County Fire Department

Senator Jones Honors Baldwin County Fire Department

 

Senator Burt Jones welcomed members of the Baldwin County Fire Department to celebrate Firefighters Day at the Capitol last week. 

“It was my privilege to meet with the Baldwin Firefighters to thank them for their service to District 25,” said Sen. Jones.  “The courage they display when rushing to the scene while everyone is fleeing is not only commendable but highly admirable.  I am thankful for these men and women who exemplify a great commitment to the public safety of all Georgians.”

Sen. Jones was joined by (from left to right) Battalion Chief Tony Waller, Chief Troy Reynolds, Sen. Jones, Deputy Chief of Administration Steve Somers, Battalion Chief Richard Gordon, Firefighter Billy Benzur, Captain Lewis  Osborne, Firefighter Hank Griffith, Battalion Chief Young and in the lower front, Deputy Chief Gilbert French.

Oconee River Greenway Meeting Set for Tuesday

Oconee River Greenway Meeting Set for Tuesday

The Oconee River Greenway Authority will have a regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting Tuesday, January 29 at 1:30 p.m. in the president's conference room on Georgia Military College's campus.

The public is welcome to attend.

If you have any questions, concerns, call Dr. Heather Langston: 478.387.4961 or hlangston@gmc.cc.ga.us.

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The flu has hit 47 states, including Georgia.

Young Professionals Group Meets Tuesday

Young Professionals Group Meets Tuesday

The Young Professionals Group meets Tuesday at Digital Bridges from 12-1 p.m. 

A Milledgeville Chamber news release describes the group as a "fantastic group for young, up and coming professionals. YP Group strives to attract and bring together a group of young, active, civic-minded individuals who have a clear vision of Milledgeville-Baldwin County's future as a great place to live and work."