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Laurens, Dodge Motorcycle Ride Raises $2000

Laurens, Dodge Motorcycle Ride Raises $2000

Bubba Judd, retired and a veteran from the Dublin area, was known for lending a helping hand to no matter what.

Saturday, July 21, more than a 100 people lent a hand in tribute and memory to Judd who died recently as a result of a battle with lung cancer. A memorial ride, which had been originally planned for a fundraiser while Judd was alive to help with medical expenses, was held to raise funds to offset the financial burden that Judd's family has as a result of his disease and death. And that they did - more than $2000.

Clifton 'Spud' Fordham, a Dodge County native, and his wife Marie planned the event with the help of many, including, Spud said, "The Leatherman Inc. in Eastman. Joel helped get the word out, got folks to cook for us and supllied the final destination for the ride.

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Superior Court Judge Releases CD

Superior Court Judge Releases CD

By day, he dons his long judge's robe and pounds his gavel when need be as  a judge for the Superior Court in the Atlantic judicial circuit.

It is a role that Jay Stewart takes very seriously. But after 5 o'clock, his Honor can be found in his blue jeans, his favorite t-shirt or button-down with the sleeves rolled up, hands on his guitar strumming acoustic medleys or popping out a variety of sounds on his electric guitar. He is a friend to Greg Allman, and plays with his friend when he can and is invited too. To read more of the story, click here.
 

Where is the Cheapest Gas?

Where is the Cheapest Gas?

Some of our viewers are reporting gas prices lower than $3 in their area.

Are you seeing gas for lower than $3 a gallon? 

If so, snap a picture next time you're at the pump and send it to us at whereyoulive@13wmaz.com.

Eastman-Dodge Recreation Department Holds Tournaments

Eastman-Dodge Recreation Department Holds Tournaments

The Eastman-Dodge County Recreation Department will host subdistrict and state tournaments in the next few weeks.

Director Bodie Gray said that having the tournaments, he felt, "would be an economic benefit for the community," as well as beneficial to the kids who would be participating.

The Eastman-Dodge County Recreation Department was holding a meeting June 11 with businesses to "see what kind of support we can get." The department is putting together goody bags filled with odds and ends to give team members at the state tournaments to be held in Dodge.

MGC Project Gets GDOL Backing

MGC Project Gets GDOL Backing

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is providing support for a Middle Georgia College of Cochran community service project aimed at raising public awareness to the number of unemployed workers in Georgia and the nation.

Latest figures show that a total of 432,487 residents of Georgia were unemployed in February, while 12.8 million were jobless in the U.S.

Chester Food Mart to Close After 36 Years

Chester Food Mart to Close After 36 Years

The Chester Food Mart has been a mainstay in the little town for more than 30 years and on June 30, the community will say good-bye to the tradition, the memories, and the good things that have happened there through the years.

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Job Opening in Montrose

Job Opening in Montrose

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. 

You can see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.

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    Job Title:    Certified Nurse Assistant
    Location:    Montrose GA
    Pay:          $7.25 per Hour
    Education:  12 Years/GED
    Job Number:GA8029452
    Must have current TB test and current physical.