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Student Apartments Hosts Business After Hours

August Business After Hours offers a networking opportunity in a relaxed environment at the Bellamy Student Apartments.

The event is set for August 18 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

Members attend for $7 and non-members attend for $10.

Milledgeville Mall Welcomes TJ Maxx

Milledgeville Mall announces the Grand Opening of TJ Maxx as a new anchor store. The Grand Opening takes place Sunday, August 14. The ceremony starts at 7:30 a.m. and doors open at 8 a.m.

The new location creates 88 new jobs in Milledgeville, a Chamber of Commerce news release says.

Milledgeville Unemployment Rates

Milledgeville Unemployment Rates

Baldwin County's June unemployment rate is 15.5 percent, according to a Georgia Department of Labor news release.

 

The lowest area rate, at 8.0 percent, was recorded in Warner Robins, while the highest, at 12.8 percent, was in the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha area near Dublin. 

Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 9.9 percent in June, up one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.8 percent in May. The state’s jobless rate was 10 percent in June a year ago.

June marked the 47th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.2 percent, up from 9.1 percent in May. 

13WMAZ Declares Tuesday Operation Back to School

Today is Operation Back to School Day!

13WMAZ be collecting your donations at Wal-Marts in Macon, Warner Robins, Perry, Forsyth, Dublin and Milledgeville from noon to 7 p.m. today.

**These donations will be given to organizations to disperse in the communities they are collected. You can donate school supplies to the cause, but supplies will not actually be given out at the individual Wal-marts. 

What to do with Your Old Clunker of a Computer

If your first computer ever, or cell phone for that matter, is just collecting dust in the attic, consider this local option.

Through Digital Bridges' partnership with the Baldwin County Environmental Compliance Office, the Knight Community Innovation Center is a year-round collection point for old and obsolete computers and consumer electronics. 

Digital Bridges accepts these items, at no charge:

Baldwin County Soccer Registration Begins

From July 18 - August 16 you can register your kids for Fall 2011.

Late Registration  is from August 17 - 19.

Player evaluations take place August 20 and the season begins Sept. 17.

For more information on registration, call the Recreation Department at  478-445-0785.

Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives High Marks

Convention & Visitors Bureau Receives High Marks

 

Milledgeville-Baldwin County Convention & Visitors Bureau earned the status of Bronze Level Benchmark of Excellence GACVB Certification. 

That's according to a Milledgeville CVB news release.

The Benchmark of Excellence Certification (BEC) program presents the opportunity for destination marketing organizations in the state of Georgia to measure their practices and achievements against a defined set of competencies which serve to increase the overall professionalism and effectiveness of the organization. 

A CVB who decides to seek the Benchmark of Excellence Certification is enhancing their organizations leadership development, providing a direction for professional development plans, both for the organization and individuals within the organization, and recognizing their CVB/DMO exhibits industry best practices.