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Single-lane Closures on I-16

Single-lane closures began Friday on I-16 both East and Westbound.

The closures are in place between mile marker 26 and 30, near Exist 27, the Georgia Department of Transportation release says.

The single lane closures will occur continuously through 5 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23.

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Tickets Available for Magnolia Music & Medicine Show

Tickets Available for Magnolia Music & Medicine Show

Tickets for the January 15, 2011 Magnolia Music & Medicine Show featuring the Black Lillies are now available at the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce.

The Magnolia Music and Medicine Show is a production of the Dodge Arts Guild and offers family-friendly entertainment styled after an old time radio broadcast based around a traveling medicine show.

Each production features segments including featured guest artists, local talent, a culinary segment, comedy, and a big dose of fun. 

The Dodge Arts Guild is a nonprofit organization, established to promote the Arts in Dodge County.  To further this end, the Guild is an active sponsor of cultural events, a venue provider, and an educational extension of the school system.

Track Santa's Visit to Middle Georgia

Track Santa's Visit to Middle Georgia

Want to know exactly when Santa will arrive at your town on Christmas Eve?

Tune into WOLF Radio 97.5 on Dec. 24 for their broadcast of Santa's progress as he travels across the Atlantic Ocean and into the Middle Georgia area.

Listen as the combined talents of Middle Georgia College, Aviation campus, Heart of Georgia Regional Airport, and WOLF 97.5 chart Santa's magical travels to bring you all the latest news as Jolly Old St. Nick nears your town.

Boys Remain Perfect as Bleckley Splits with Northside

Boys Remain Perfect as Bleckley Splits with Northside

Though leading 24-23 at halftime, the Lady Royals suffered their first loss 60-48 to Northside at home Tuesday.  Tyresha Williams had 16 points.  Rickenya Jenkins finished with 10.

The Royals overcame an early 14-1 deficit to remain unbeaten on the year as they defeated the Eagles 77-67.  Brentine Taylor had 29 points.  Vidal Nelson added 12.  Quan Fleming scored 10 off the bench.

Bleckley hosts Telfair County Friday.  JV boys tip at 4:15 p.m. with varsity games starting at 6 p.m.

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Unbeaten Bleckley splits with Northside

Unbeaten Bleckley splits with Northside

Though leading 24-23 at halftime, the Lady Royals suffered their first loss 60-48 to Northside at home Tuesday.  Tyresha Williams had 16 points.  Rickenya Jenkins finished with 10.

The Royals overcame an early 14-1 deficit to remain unbeaten on the year as they defeated the Eagles 77-67.  Brentine Taylor had 29 points.  Vidal Nelson added 12.  Quan Fleming scored 10 off the bench.

Bleckley hosts Telfair County Friday.  JV boys tip at 4:15 p.m. with varsity games starting at 6 p.m.

Middle Georgia Talent Search

Middle Georgia Talent Search Round 1is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 5 at the Hawkinsville Opera House.

The event will begin at 7 p.m., tickets are $10.

For more information, call 478-783-1884.

BCHS Drama Department Raises Funds for MDA with Christmas Show

BCHS Drama Department Raises Funds for MDA with Christmas Show

The Bleckley County High School Drama Department hosted its Christmas show Monday at the high school auditorium.  This year's show is entitled It's Christmas Again, And It's All For Ben!  Proceeds from the show will go towards the Muscural Dystrophy Association in honor of Ben Masters, son of BCHS principal Dr. Michelle Masters.

Monday's show featured a variety of student musical performances as well as comedic skits and dance numbers.  Skits were written by the students.  Audience members were invited to sing along when the entire cast performed Let There Be Peace On Earth, and We Wish You A Merry Christmas.

There will be one more performance Dec. 16 Thursday at 7 p.m.