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Cochran Girl Named 2011 Teen Miss Ga. Forestry

Cochran Girl Named 2011 Teen Miss Ga. Forestry

Rebecca Bunn, won the Teen Miss Ga. Forestry title in Tifton, Ga. Saturday.

Bunn goes to nationals on September 3.

Your Dad-isms: Fatherly Wisdom Around Central Georgia

We asked what you remember your father saying most often. Here is our collection of fatherly wisdom. Happy Father's Day, Dads! Thank you so much to everyone who shared a Dad-ism. Here they are for your reading pleasure. (These are collected from Where You Live comments and facebook posts on 13WMAZ's Fan page.) I enjoyed everyone's response!

Dad-isms: What Did Your Dad Always Say?

With Father's Day coming up Sunday, June 19, we want you to think back to your childhood. Think of all the things your father ever said to you.

What was one thing that your dad always seemed to say? 

 

 

Organization Announces Pulaski County as State's Newest "Community for Opportunity"

 

Assistant Commissioner for the Department of Community Affairs Saralyn Stafford will announce Pulaski County’s designation as the state’s newest Communities of Opportunity (Co-Op).

That's according to an Archway Partnership news release.

The Pulaski County Board of Education and City of Hawkinsville will host the event Tuesday, June 21 at 3 p.m.

Pulaski County Commissioner Brooks Bailey and City Commissioner Shelly Berryhill will sign the contract recognizing formal designation.  

Priority efforts to reduce teen pregnancy by 25% in Pulaski County by the year 2013 will begin under this program.

The news release says that each day in Georgia, 62 teenage girls find out they are pregnant.

Fewer than 50 percent of teen mothers graduate from high school and less than 2 percent earn college degrees. 

Children of teen mothers are more likely to be born prematurely and at low birth weight. 

Georgia Peach Festival Continues

Today, Tuesday, as part of the Festival, you can attend the  Spaghetti & Jazz, Austin Theater in downtown Fort Valley at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets $10 per plate, take-outs available

Wednesday:

7 a.m.: Khoury’s Walk for Health, Peach County Courthouse

7 p.m.: Peach Idol and Big Peach Dance Crew competition, Austin Theater in downtown Fort Valley, tickets $5 at the door

Thursday, you can attend Picnic in the Park with live music at Everett Square, presented by Everett Square Neighborhood Association and Ace Hardware. That starts at 7 p.m.

Friday8 p.m.: Karaoke and dance music featuring DJ Bucky Helms at the Bandstand downtown Fort Valley

Saturday, June 11 

7 a.m.: 5K Road Race and Fun Run, Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast, Fort Valley First Methodist Church

Georgia Ranked in Top 5 for Film & TV Production: Will You Watch?

 

Where is the Best Ice Cream?

We want to know where you think the Best Ice Cream is Where You Live.

Tell us by commenting on this post through Wednesday!

If you have photos of you and your friends or family at a local ice cream shop, we want to see them. E-mail them to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com.

You may just see them posted here with our next ice cream post.  :)