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Georgia National Fair Announces Free Concert Lineup

The Georgia National Fair announces the band lineup for the free outdoor concert via Facebook Friday morning:

Good morning Fair Fans! We are excited to announce the bands for the free outdoor concert during Sneak-a-Peek, October 4. Do you like funk? Remember "Pick Up The Pieces" and "Cut The Cake?" The Average White Band will rock us out! And the ever popular band, The Grapevine, will start the concert at 7:00 p.m. To start the toe tapping

Bluebirds and Bluegrass Festival Features Egg Hunt

Bluebirds and Bluegrass Festival Features Egg Hunt

Dauset trails in Forsyth is having a bluebirds + bluegrass festival from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat. April 7.

You'll find an Easter egg hunt as well as live bluegrass music.

See more information online.

Donate Blood and You Could Win A $1,000 Gift Card

Donate Blood and You Could Win A $1,000 Gift Card

There will be a community blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross April 2 from 2-7 pm in the County Extension Office Main Room. 

According to a promotional flyer, those who donate blood or platlets between April 1 and June 30 will be registered to win one of three $1,000 gift cards.  

Diamond Girl Pageant Postponed

Diamond Girl Pageant Postponed

The Miss Diamond Girl Pageant scheduled for March 31 has been postponed. 

It will be rescheduled if an available date is found.

BCHS FFA to Begin Plant Sale

BCHS FFA to Begin Plant Sale

The Ag Classes at BCHS will start their spring plant sale on Friday, March 30 at 8 am.  They will have the following plants at the following prices:

 

Coleus in 4” pots     various colors          $2

Verbena in 4”               purple                  $2

Gerber Daisies   various colors               $3

Caladiums           various colors                   $2

Dodge JROTC Drill Team Places at State

Dodge JROTC Drill Team Places at State

The Dodge County HS JROTC Drill Team recently competed in the 2012 Georgia Army JROTC State Drill Team Championships at Fort Gordon, GA.

Competing against 86 schools from across the state, all 24 cadets performed exceptionally well during the all day competition. Bringing home a state title for the first time in several years for Dodge County, the Female Armed Squad placed first. Commanded by senior cadet Rashida Roberson, the squad out-scored the second place team by 10 points to win the championship trophy. Members of the championship squad included Breunka Jackson, Tamara Tharpe, Ashlea Jackson, Brandy Dupree, Tonja Green, and Tyshawnda Facison.  

Turkey Season Openers Bring Smiles to Hunters

Turkey season opened today, and hunters in Dodge, Bleckley and Pulaski counties are reporting in with some great successes.  

Zack Lassiter got his bird in Bleckley County. It weighed 18 pounds. He is the son of Von and Kelli Lassiter.

For more on the story and pictures, click here.