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Mom-isms: What Did Your Mom Always Say?

Mom-isms: What Did Your Mom Always Say?

With Mother's Day coming up Sunday, May 13, we want you to think back to your childhood. Think of all the things your mother ever said to you.What was one thing that your mom always seemed to say?

You can reply in the comment section below or email your Mom-ism to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

Some of you have already started sharing what your Mom says. Here they are: 

Local Conductor Remembered By Friends

Local Conductor Remembered By Friends

Founder, conducter and artistic director of the Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Charles L. Quinn, Jr., 53, died at the Bleckley Memorial Hospital Saturday, May 5.

A special musical memorial was held on  May 8 from 5 p.m .to 8 p.m. at the Art House  at 129 Rose. St. in Cochran. The Cochran-Bleckley Arts Alliance is working on dedicating a special room at the newly renovated center in Dr. Quinn's memory.

Dr. Quinn, a native of Atlanta, moved to Cochran in 2004, when he became the director of instrumetnal music at Middle Georgia College. He graduated from the University of Montevallo and the University of Mississippi and completed his doctorate at Louisiana State University.

Dr. Quinn established, in 2007,  the Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra, which  is a professional group that "strives to provide high-quality classical music to residents of the Central Georgia area."

Air Show Features Blue Angels

Air Show Features Blue Angels

ROBINS, AFB., GA.--The Air Show lineup features performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornets, the C-130 Hercules, and the Air Force F-22 Raptor.

The air show is free and open to the public and starts at 11:30 a.m.

You can park at the Macon Airport, McConnell-Talbert Stadium and Anchor Glass and then catch bus transportation to the show. The shuttle starts at 9:45 a.m. both days and gates open at 10 a.m.

The shuttle runs until 5 p.m.

See the Dos and Donts of attending.

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Job Opening in Eastman

Job Opening in Eastman

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:    CORRECTION OFFICER
    Location:    Eastman GA
    Pay:          N/A
    Education:  12 Years/GED
    Job Number: GA8045683
    Must have two (2) years verifiable clerical experience with GED. High school diploma does not require clerical experience.

Best of Paint Given to Cochran Man at car Show

Best of Paint Given to Cochran Man at car Show

The 22nd annual Road Rebels Car Show held this past weekend in Warner Robins was a day that Russell Davidson of Cochran will remember always.

Russell, a car enthusiast from the earl days when he would hang around the family car dealership in Alabama and as a teenager in Cochran, won Best of Show for Paint at the event for his Shelby Cobra Replica car. There were about 100 cars at the show this past weekend.

The car show was a benefit for the Rainbow House in Warner Robins – a center that helps abused children. He said, “The executive of the Rainbow House told me my car was her favorite, especially with the blue and white color – Speedway Blue Metallic - because that the color for the awareness ribbon for child abuse.”

Dodge High Student Honored for Academics

Dodge High Student Honored for Academics

Although the 2011-2012 school year is drawing to a close, talented students such as the artistic Bijal Patel continue to be spotlighted as Academic Student of the Month at Dodge County High School.

"I’m really proud of myself ... it’s an honor,” says Patel, a current senior. She attributes her academic success to dedication and personal responsibility. “Doing things without being told is a big part of it.”

For more on the story by Jessica Fussell, DCHS Tribe Scribe student, click here.

Robins Federal Credit Union Honors Local Heroes

Robins Federal Credit Union Honors Local Heroes

Robins Federal Credit Union recently renewed its sponsorship of the American Red Cross of Central Georgia’s 2012 Hometown Heroes celebration.

The celebration honors exceptional public servants in the categories of Law Enforcement, Military, Fire Rescue, Emergency Response, Disaster Relief, Community Impact, Good Samaritan, Guardian Angel, International, and Paving the Way Youth.

The American Red Cross accepted nominees for each of these categories. Nominees had to reside or work in the counties the American Red Cross of Central Georgia serves – Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Dodge, Hancock, Houston, Johnson, Jones, Jasper, Laurens, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Taylor, Treutlen, Twiggs, Washington, and Wilcox Counties.

The winners will be announced at a breakfast to honor the heroes. The breakfast will take place at Macon State College’s Macon campus on May 4 at 8:00 a.m.