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Alan Jackson to Perform at Macon Centreplex Thursday

Alan Jackson to Perform at Macon Centreplex Thursday

Country superstar Alan Jackson takes his tour to the Macon Centreplex Coliseum in Macon, GA, on Thurs., Sept. 22. 

Tickets will be on sale July 15 and available at the Coliseum main box office, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

Jackson is a 17-time winner at the ACM Awards and a 16-time CMA Award recipient, a tally that includes three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors. Jackson is also a two-time Grammy-honored artist, whose songwriting has earned him the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award.

A 2010 recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, he’s known for music that celebrates the common man (“Where I Come From”), speaks to generations (“Drive [For Daddy Gene]”) and for our nation (“Where Were You [When the World Stopped Turning]”).  Jackson recently released his debut single from EMI Records Nashville/ACR (Alan’s Country Records), “Long Way To Go,” and a music video will be released soon.

School board hears concerns over naming of athletic field

School board hears concerns over naming of athletic field

Two groups addressed the Dodge County School Board concerning the naming of the athletic field at their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2011. The American Legion Post 126 and the local branch of the NAACP presented information to the board and made requests to the board to rescind their action concerning the naming of the field. Board members Kim Sheffield and Chuck Parkerson were not in attendance.
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Weekend Events Roundup!

Weekend Events Roundup!

No excuses for boredom this weekend!

Friday night:

Saturday:

Bleckey Finishes First, Dodge Second, in Region 3B-AA Standings

Bleckey Finishes First, Dodge Second, in Region 3B-AA Standings

Thursday was the day that playoff seeding for the upcoming region playoffs would be decided as both Bleckley and Dodge had their final subregion games.  Bleckley played at Dublin High School and won 27-0. 

Dodge rallied from a 6-5 deficit to win 11-6 at East Laurens. 

Based upon the tiebreaker of region runs allowed, BCHS will be the top seed from the subregion in the upcoming playoffs.  Both teams will host first-round series.  Last year saw Bleckley and Dodge make it to the region championship series with Dodge winning two games to one.

Bleckley plays on September 21 at Crisp County.  Game time has been moved to 5:30 pm.  Dodge plays Monday at Northside, Warner Robins.  Start time is 6 p.m.

Seussical Comes to Eastman

Seussical Comes to Eastman

The Honeybee Theatre Initiative is bringing Suessical the Musical to the Magnolia Theter on September 30th, and October 1st and 2nd. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Visit the Chamber to buy your tickets!

Dodge Co. 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk Successful

Dodge Co. 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk Successful

The Dodge County HS JROTC Indian Battalion (with the help of countless volunteers) hosted a 10th Anniversary 5K Run/Walk in memory of the thousands of American citizens who perished on 9/11.

On Saturday, September 10, 2011, more than 200 runners and spectators of all kinds gathered on the grounds of the historic Dodge County Courthouse to pay respect to the fallen and run for Wounded Warrior Project.

Hawkinsville Arts Council Presents Gospel Concert

Hawkinsville Arts Council Presents Gospel Concert

For more information, call 478-783-1884