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Spectacular Fireworks Show Scheduled for July 4th in Eastman

Spectacular Fireworks Show Scheduled for July 4th in Eastman

The Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled the annual fireworks show for Monday, July 4th at Dodge County Memorial Stadium, located at Dodge County Middle School. Gates to the stadium will open at 7:30 p.m., with opening ceremonies begining at 8:45 p.m. with the raising of the flag and national anthem.

A beautiful fireworks display will light the night sky at dark, in celebration of Independence Day. Greg Grantham of WOLF 97.5 will emcee the evening’s festivities, and great food will be available for purchase. Admission to the stadium is $1. 

Preferred parking spaces are on sale for $20, which includes admission for four to the stadium, and entry into a drawing for a $50 Goody's gift certificate. All proceeds benefit next year’s Freedom Fest fireworks show.

Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Summer Safety Tips for Pets
Summer Safety Tips

Hot weather can make us all uncomfortable, and it poses special risks for your dog. Keep the following safety concerns in mind as the temperature rises, and follow our tips to keep your dog cool.

Heat Hazards

If your dog is outside on a hot day, make sure he has a shady spot to rest in. Doghouses are not good shelter during the summer as they can trap heat. You may want to fill a child's wading pool with fresh water for your dog to cool off in.

Never leave your dog in a closed vehicle on a hot day. The temperature inside a car can rise to over 100 degrees in a matter of minutes.

Always provide plenty of cool, fresh water.

Avoid strenuous exercise on extremely hot days. Take walks in the early mornings or evenings, when the sun's heat is less intense.

Try to avoid prolonged exposure to hot asphalt or sand, which can burn your dog's paws.

Vote: Your Farmers Market as America's Favorite

Make sure to vote in America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest and let the world know why you love your local market. 

1. Once you click the link, search for your town or zip code in the box. 

2. When you see your farmers market, click on the farmers market name.

3. Submit the information, with a short description of why your farmers market is great to finish your vote!

Share Your Memories

As Hawkinsville experiences the loss of Ashton Miranda Bartlet, feel free to share your favorite memories with her here.

Read the update on the incident.

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?