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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.

Your Guide to This Weekend

Your Guide to This Weekend

Friday, September 23:

  • MOPS Consignment Sale in Warner Robins, starts at 9 a.m. at Southside Baptist in Kathleen at 101 Bear Branch Rd.
  • Friday Fest in Downtown Macon: check for live music at Third St. Park
  • Mystery Road and The Lee Boys perform in Griffin at The Cavern, 8 p.m.
  • Saint Francis performs at The Hummingbird in Downtown Macon.
  • Ride to End Alzheimer's Poker Run. 11 a.m. at Summer's Landing in Warner Robins

Saturday, September 24:

Chamber Unveils New Logo

Chamber Unveils New Logo

The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce is unveiling a new logo designed to more accurately reflect the Chamber’s mission and scope of work.

The new look was created by Chamber CEO April Bragg in an effort to better align the Chamber’s marketing strategy with the brand identity of Milledgeville. The new logo features a more sophisticated design adapted to reflect that “Chamber means business.” The words Baldwin County have been incorporated into the branded logo for Milledgeville designed by award-winning creative agency Bright Ideas Group of Macon, GA as part of the effort led by the Convention & Visitors Bureau to create a distinctive look and feel for the way our community is promoted.

State Grant Sparks Resident Buy-In, Revitalizes Neighborhood

Shingle street photo compliments of Flickr user Lorenzo Langiardi

 

Milledgeville, GA—On the northwest corner of Grimes Avenue and North Elbert Street, Mary Alice Samuels says people compliment her all the time on the progress they see happening at her home and throughout her Northeast Milledgeville neighborhood.