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Milledgeville to Host Ga. Museum & Galleries for Conference

Milledgeville to Host Ga. Museum & Galleries for Conference

The Milledgeville Museum Association is honored to welcome and host the Georgia Association of Museums & Galleries for its annual conference to be held in Milledgeville on January 18-20, a Milledgeville Museum Association news release says.

The conference sessions will take place on the campus of Georgia College, with related events being held at the museums and attractions in Milledgeville and at the Rock Hawk Effigy in Putnam County. 

The theme for this year's conference is "Change Happens: How to Survive and Embrace It!"  The keynote speaker will be Henry "Hank" M. Huckaby, Chancellor of the University System of Georgia. 

The Georgia Association of Museums & Galleries is a statewide organization dedicated to serving a diverse membership in a way that establishes a responsive network, provides a resource base, and promotes professionalism so that Georgia's museum community is strong, effective, and proactive. 

Crooked Pines Farm Offers MLK Jr. Day Camp

Crooked Pines Farm is offering a day camp for children ages 5-12 on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, January 16.

The day camp will include petting farm, hayride, kid-friendly activities, games and snacks.

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Local Catches 36 lb. Fish in Lake Sinclair

Local Catches 36 lb. Fish in Lake Sinclair

Buck Eubanks, from Milledgeville, caught a flathead catfish in Lake Sinclair.

 

The fish was caught Saturday, 11/12/11. Was weighed on certified scales - 36lbs 11 oz.

Witness signatures obtained and paperwork will be submitted to G.O.N.

 

Where To Go: National Pill Take-Back Day

Where To Go: National Pill Take-Back Day

On Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, Americans will be able to drop off their expired, unused, and unwanted pills at sites across the country free of charge, no questions asked.  By doing so, they will be helping prevent drug abuse and theft.   

It's all part of the Third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a Drug Enforcement Administration news release says.

Here is where you can go locally to drop off your pills:

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Where to Go for Your Pumpkins:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Best Nursery's Pumpkin Patch, Harris County:  Open Oct 1-Nov 16. Call 706-327-1515 for information. 
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Opens Saturday, Sept 24.
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. Open Oct. 1-Oct. 31
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.