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Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Georgia National Fair is set for October 6-16 this year.

October 6 opening day: Sneak-a-Peek Day

             Open 3-10 p.m.

             Admission $5, kids (10 & under) get in free with a paying adult.

Pay-One-Price Rides: Open 3:00 pm; $13.00 unlimited rides.

Opening ceremony takes place at 4 p.m.

October 7-October 16 Scheduled Events:

Admission:

Weekend Fun: Redneck Circus Comes to Abbeville

Weekend Fun: Redneck Circus Comes to Abbeville

The Redneck Circus drives into town this weekend at Soggy Bottom ATV Park in Abbeville.

The circus takes place Friday-Monday.

Contests scheduled include:

Longest mullet contest

Girls' mud wrestling

What can you do with duct tape

Lawn mower/tractor pulls

Greasy pig contest

Ms. Redneck

Pickled Pigs Feet Eating Contest

Mud Barrels Grub

Battle of the Redneck Bands Concert Schedule:

 

Earthquake: Did you feel tremors?

Earthquake: Did you feel tremors?

An earthquake was reported up and down the East Coast, according to CBS. Here are the details.

Check out our sister station's photos of the office evacuations as well as the damage as a result from the Earthquake in Washington D.C.

Did you feel any tremors here in Georgia? 

3-Day Paddle Event Celebrates Ocmulgee River Blue Way

 

The Georgia Canoeing Association and The Georgia Conservancy hosts a 3-day Fall Paddle on the Ocmulgee River from October 7 through 9 in Hawkinsville.

You can participate in one of the days or all three days.

The event serves to promote the nwe 54-mile Ocmulgee River Blue Way from Twiggs County to Pulaski County.

Paddles launch at Miles Branch Landing at the Hawkinsville Pulaski County Riverfront Park on S. Jackson St. in Hawkinsville.

For more information, call Marie at (404) 202-9546 or Chuck at 478-892-5489.

 

United Hospice Joins Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce

United Hospice Joins Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce

On Tuesday, July 12, 2011, the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce presented a membership plaque to Kathy Bennett of United Hospice, who provides dedicated quality hospice care to the Dodge County community.

“The service you provide to the families of Dodge County is immeasurable. Thank you for supporting our community and the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce,” stated Phil Bearden, Chairman of the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce.

For more information regarding the services provided by United Hospice, contact Christy Bozeman at 1-800-288-8466.

For more information on the benefits of membership or to join the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce, call 478-374-4723 or visit www.eastman-georgia.com.

How Pulaski Co. Ranks Healthwise

Out of 156 counties in Georgia, Monroe County ranks 88, according to a national health study.

Various factors such as mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment go into the rating.

See how Pulaski County rates nationally and statewide.

Dodge Ranks 126 in Health Study

 

Dodge County ranks 126 out of 156 counties in Georgia, according to a national health study.

A multitude of factors such as mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment go into the rating.

See how Dodge County rates nationally and statewide.