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Visitors' Bureau Hosts Haunted Trolley Tours

Visitors' Bureau Hosts Haunted Trolley Tours

The tours will be creeping through the streets of Milledgeville, Georgia with two tours each night, one at 6:30 p.m. and one at 8:30 pm. from October 17-20, 2011 and October 24-27, 2011.

 The ghosts of times past will once again come to life as visitors come aboard the trolley.  This year's event will once again bring back the every-popular "adults only" tour.  The latter tour will feature stories and characters that might not be suitable for the faint of heart.  Tickets go on sale Monday, October 3, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. at the Milledgeville-Baldwin County CVB on 200 West Hancock Street in Milledgeville, GA.  For ticket information call the Milledgeville Baldwin County CVB at 800-653-1804, 478-452-4687 or www.visitmilledgeville.org.  

Lane Closure on I-75 N to Assist Race Traffic

After the race on Sunday, September 4 until 3 a.m. on Monday, a lane will be closed on I-75 North to help alleviate Atlanta Motor Speedway traffic.

This lane closure occurs between mile markers 218 and 219.

 

The closure will assist exiting race traffic as it merges onto I-75 northbound from SR 20 eastbound.  

CGTC Students Earn Automative Certification

CGTC Students Earn Automative Certification

Four Automotive Technology Program students at Central Georgia Technical College’s Milledgeville Campus recently volunteered to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exam. The students, Blake Green, Robert Huguley, Payton Fuller and George Pennington, passed the exam. 

The ASE exam is normally taken by technicians who have been employed in the field for several years. To get a certification, a technician must pass the exam and have two years of professional experience. The education and training these students received at CGTC will substitute for one year of experience. 

Passing the ASE exam along with their diplomas from CGTC will provide the students with a competitive edge when searching for employment. 

Ga. DOT Welcomes Public Comment on Improvement Program

 

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GA DOT) will be presenting the Draft FY 2012 - 2015 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for public review and comment. 

The STIP is a four-year program that specifies federally funded transportation projects for non-urban communities in rural Georgia for Fiscal Years 2012, 2013 2014 and 2015.  These projects include, but are not limited to, new construction, improvements, and maintenance for interstates and state routes, and bridges.  Additional projects include bicycle and pedestrian projects, transportation enhancement projects and public transit projects.

License Plate Revote Opens Monday

 

ATLANTA (AP) -- The public is again invited to weigh in on Georgia's new license plate design. 

Online voting will reopen at 3 p.m. Monday.

Gov. Nathan Deal had planned to announce the winner of an earlier design contest last Friday, but the state scrapped its plans over public confusion on whether the motto "In God We Trust" would be on the plate.

Poker Run Proceeds to Benefit Life Enrichment Center

Poker Run Proceeds to Benefit Life Enrichment Center

The Poker Run takes place Saturday, July 16.

Registration is at 9 a.m. and kick stands go up at 11 a.m.

The starting line is at Life Enrichment Center.

The first hand is $20 and each additional hand is $10. All proceeds go to Life Enrichment Center, a nonprofit organization that supports individuals with developmental disabilities.

Vote on License Plate Designs

The eight semi-finalist license plate designs have been posted for the Governor's contest.

You can now vote on your favorite until July 15.

Vote!