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Fresh fish on the menu for Bleckley BOE's upcoming meeting

Fresh fish on the menu for Bleckley BOE's upcoming meeting

The Bleckley Board of Education will enjoy a fish fry before their September 7 meeting.  It'll be done by the FFA.  Fish for the fish fry are being raised now inside the greenhouse behind BCHS.  

There are are two tanks.  Each has fresh water pumped in, both covered with tables.  Advisor Doyle Floyd said the tables were needed to keep the fish from jumping out.

Eastman homeowners could see lower insurance rates

Eastman homeowners could see lower insurance rates

Eastman homeowners could see a savings on their homeowners insurance rates the next time they renew their policy because the Eastman Fire Department was recently evaluated by the Insurance Service Office (ISO) based in New Jersey and received an improvement in public protection class.

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Youth Sky Camp returns to Eastman

Youth Sky Camp returns to Eastman

Sky Camp, a summer aviation camp for kids ages 10 to 14, is set for June 30 to July 2 at the Eastman Campus of Middle Georgia State College.

Activities will include exploring weather, history and physics as they relate to flight; aircraft maintenance, building and launching rockets and gliders; flying in an aircraft and more.

Agronomist: Hold off on peanut planting; soil temperatures not stable

Agronomist: Hold off on peanut planting; soil temperatures not stable

Peanut planters are cautioned not to plant too early this year.

According to the UGA extension's blog, UGA Agronomist Dr. Scott Tubbs says growers should be careful due to "strong possibilities for a cold front to drop soil temperatures rapidly."

Related: Peanut farm goes Sriracha

Tubbs urges growers to exercise patience, despite the few days with temperatures in the 80s.

Read the full blog post for detailed peanut-growing advice.

Related: Georgia Peanut Commission's 2014 Peanut Outlook

Tornado watch for Southeast Central Georgia

Tornado watch for Southeast Central Georgia

Parts of Central Georgia are under a tornado watch until 4 p.m.

Central Georgia is under a tornado watch until 4 p.m.

A watch means weather conditions are favorable for creating tornadoes and other severe weather. It does not mean that tornados have been reported.

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Horses training for Hawkinsville Harness Festival

 

Dozens of horses were training on Friday for the 41st Annual Harness Festival.