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Your Guide to This Weekend

Your Guide to This Weekend

Friday, September 23:

  • MOPS Consignment Sale in Warner Robins, starts at 9 a.m. at Southside Baptist in Kathleen at 101 Bear Branch Rd.
  • Friday Fest in Downtown Macon: check for live music at Third St. Park
  • Mystery Road and The Lee Boys perform in Griffin at The Cavern, 8 p.m.
  • Saint Francis performs at The Hummingbird in Downtown Macon.
  • Ride to End Alzheimer's Poker Run. 11 a.m. at Summer's Landing in Warner Robins

Saturday, September 24:

Dodge Co. Supports Wounded Warrior Project

Dodge Co. Supports Wounded Warrior Project

 Dodge Co JROTC raised money by having a 5K Run/Walk. They were fortunate to have local wounded warrior USMC CPL Tony Mullis (from Hawkinsville) speak with the cadets and staff on Sept 21st. He will be returning to Bethesda Naval Hospital next week.

We also had the cadets make the check presentation to CPL Mullis on behalf of Wounded Warrior Project. 

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:

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.