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Senator Jones: Report from the State Capitol

Senator Jones: Report from the State Capitol

 

February is coming to a close and the General Assembly has officially reached the halfway mark of the 2013 Legislative Session.  The Senate remains busy passing legislation, meeting with constituents and working on a fiscally responsible balanced budget.

Baldwin County Restaurant Ratings

Baldwin County Restaurant Ratings

See how restaurants and other organizations in your area rate with the Georgia Department of Health since January 25.

  • 100-Georgia Bob's BBQ
  • 100-Ruby Tuesday
  • 100-Sonic Drive In
  • 100-Subway, Sinclair
  • 100-Yummo Yogo
  • 98-Subway, 1692 N. Columbia St.
  • 95-Los Magueyes Mexican Restaurant

How to Get 50 Percent Off at Charmed Spa

How to Get 50 Percent Off at Charmed Spa

Charmed Spa in Milledgeville is offering 50 percent off facials, spray tans or brow waxes.

To get 50 percent off, purchase the DealChicken voucher.

Charmed Spa is located on 126 S. Wayne Street.

The Deal:

 

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.

Annual Program Collects Backpacks for Foster Children

Annual Program Collects Backpacks for Foster Children

An annual local program aims to collect backpacks and kid-sized suitcases for foster children in Georgia.

The 11th Annual Totes for Tots happens on Friday, January 18 from 10-2 in Macon and Milledgeville as well as on Thursday, January 17 in Hawkinsville, according to a news release.

Sponsoring the event, Georgia Cancer Specialists, have arranged 24 dropoff locations in Central Georgia. Since the event's inception in 2003, the group has collected over 30K bags.  

To donate a backpack or child-sized suitcase, you can drop them off at any GCS location during the designated times.

In Milledgeville, you can donate at the 624 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive location. 
In Macon, you can drop off bags to their 308 Coliseum Dr. location.
In Hawksinville, the location is at 214 Perry Highway.

Interactive: Find a Flu Shot Near You

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The flu has hit 47 states, including Georgia.

Central Georgia Fights Flu Season


It's an early flu season for Georgia, and possibly a severe one.

13WMAZ found out from one parent what she's doing to keep her child safe and well.

We also talked with a Macon pediatrician who says this flu season has kept him busy. Watch the video.