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Annual United Way Meeting Scheduled

The Annual United Way meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 12.

The meeting and dinner will take place in Pine Forest Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall.

Dinner begins at 7 p.m.

RSVP by May 9, 2011 to Executive Director John Draper at 478-274-9769 or e-mail hguw@bellsouth.net

Heart of Georgia United Way serves Dodge, Johnson, Treutlen, Telfair, and Laurens Counties.

Pine Forest Methodist Church is located at 400 Woods Ave. in Dublin.

Third Annual Visit With a Veteran Car and Bike Show

Pulaski County will be hosting Relay for Life on Friday, May 6th at the Hawkinsville High School Football Field.

Opening Ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m. on May 6.

There will be food, entertainment and fun for the kids.

See more information.

 

Meetup for Earth Day!

Earth Day is this Friday.

Are you doing anything to commemorate the day? 

When you Google Earth Day, this comes up. The Natural Conservancy tells you what five things you can do for the Earth right now. [You don't even need a shovel!]

This year, you can have a "picnic for the planet" by meeting up withpeople in your community.

Local Church to Have Easter, Homecoming Services

Bethany Baptist Church will have a Community Sunrise Service April 22 at 7 am.  A light breakfast will be served.  On May 1, the church will celebrate its Homecoming. 

Service begins at 11 a.m. with special music provided by local gospel group Grassline. 

A covered dish lunch will follow. 

Also, the church will celebrate the paying off of debt for new Sunday School rooms and a 300-seat sanctuary added in 2005 with a Note-Burning Ceremony. 

The ceremony will feature brief comments by former pastors, Bold Mission Builders, and others who participated in the project as well as a slide show.  Bethany Baptist is located at 680 Highway 26 East.

Relay for Life of Dodge County Hosts 100+ Family Yard Sale April 15 & 16

Relay for Life of Dodge County Hosts 100+ Family Yard Sale April 15 & 16

Relay for Life of Dodge County invites everyone to celebrate, remember, and fight back on April 15-16, 2011 at the Dodge County High School track in Eastman. The relay will open with the Survivors Lap.

As the sun sets, the Luminara Ceremony will honor those who have battled cancer. If you would like to purchase a luminara in honor or remembrance of someone, please call 478-290-8377.

The Relay for Life of Dodge County Family Yard Sale will begin Friday, April 15th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the track behind Dodge County Middle School.  The Yard Sale will contine Saturday, April 16th from 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

For more information on participating in Relay for Life of Dodge County, purchasing a luminara, or the Family Yard Sale, please call 478-290-8377 or visit www.RelayForLife.org.

 

38th Harness Festival Coming Up This Weekend

April 14: Sponsor's Dinner

April 15: Fireworks and Live Entertainment

April 16: 5k Road Race, Opening Ceremonies, BarBQ Competition sanctioned by the GA BarBQ Association, Harness Racing, More Music, Arts & Crafts, Kids Games, and Fun for the Entire Family.

Read more about the Harness Festival.

Registration for Georgia GO Fish Bobberthon Fishing Tournament Begins Today

Registration for Georgia GO Fish Bobberthon Fishing Tournament Begins Today

Ready, set…Go Fish!

Register today for the GO Fish Georgia Bobberthon fishing tournament and get ready to GO Fish for fun and prizes beginning April 16.

Beginning April 16 through June 11, 2011, the Dodge County Public Fishing Area will be stocked with up to 200 bream in anticipation of a new regional fishing tournament, called the Bobberthon. Bream will be tagged in the Dodge County PFA, Flat Creek PFA, Hugh Gillis PFA and Ocmulgee PFA.  Anglers can register at community vendors in order to participate in the tournament.  If an angler catches a tagged fish, they will return the tag to the vendor in which they registered.   All anglers that catch a tagged fish are guaranteed a prize and will be registered for the Grand Tournament.