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Share Your Big Game Recipes

Share Your Big Game Recipes

As you ready the couch cushions, the grocery store lists and the TV remotes, we'd like to hear what kind of food you're planning to make Sunday.

Share your favorite big game recipes with us and we might feature them on 13WMAZ.com

Email recipes and links to recipes to eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com

Bleckley, Dodge, Pulaski Jobless Rates Released

Bleckley, Dodge, Pulaski Jobless Rates Released

The jobless rate for Bleckley in December 2012 was 14.6 percent, Dodge's was 11.5 percent and Pulaski's was 10.3 percent.

That's compared to Georgia's unemployment rate of 8.8 percent.

According to a state news release, unemployment rose to 9.2 percent from November's 8.7 percent rate, but it was down from December 2011 when the rate was 9.5 percent.

Officials claim the rise comes from a combination of factors, including a "slight increase" in new layoffs and a reduction in the area work force.

The uptick reflects a similar statewide trend. However, the jobless rate across Georgia only rose one-tenth of percentage point while metro Macon's rate jumped five-tenths of a percentage point.

RELATED | Unemployment in Georgia Rises in December 2012

Welcoming 2013: Making the Most of the New Year

Welcoming 2013: Making the Most of the New Year

Today is my first day in the office for 2013. I intentionally took time off over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to step back from work, enjoy my family and clear my head. Now I’m back and ready to hit the ground running! How about you?

 

In the past I’ve never been much of a believer in writing down my goals or making them for that matter. It all seemed a little woo-woo and out there. However in 2012 I worked with a wonderful organizer and business coach Paris Love (www.parisloveinstitute.com) who convinced me of the importance of setting goals.

Meet Me at the Mistletoe Market

Meet Me at the Mistletoe Market

I feel a little bit like an elf this week as I am scurrying around finishing preparations for my booth at this weekend’s Mistletoe Market. To me it is the beginning of the holiday season here in Middle Georgia and I loved seeing all the great products everyone was selling, visiting with friends and making new ones!

For those of you who don’t live in Middle Georgia, Mistletoe Market is a Christmas marketplace sponsored by the Balvaunuca Club. The club donates their proceeds from the sale to worthy community organizations. In 2011 they gave away $40,000! This year it is being held in its new location in the Miller-Murphy-Howard building at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry on November 16-18.

Fall for Dodge Festival Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27th in Eastman

Fall for Dodge Festival Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27th in Eastman

Fall for Dodge 13th Annual Fall Festival will be held Saturday, October 27thth from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. along Main Street in downtown Eastman.  Sponsored by the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce, the fall festival unites the community in a day full of live music, arts and crafts, great food, fun, trick-or-treating, and family activities. Admission is free.

There are many exciting additions to this year’s festival, including live musical performances by Mid Life Chryslers and Tymbral, as well as a fall fashion show, and tons of games and activities. Shorty’s Quik Stop Auto has donated two inflatable bounce houses, Dodge County 4-H, Farm Bureau, FFA Livestock Program will offer  hay rides and pony rides to children twelve and under, and the Pilot’s Club will host a cake walk.  Thanks to Aaron’s and Coleman Gifts & Framing, the GA/FL game will be broadcast live on Main Street.

Bleckley Elementary School Supplies List

Bleckley Elementary School Supplies List

BCES released its school supplies list for grades three through five.  The list states a bundle inside a Trapper Keeper will be available for purchase for $40 at the school store on August 8 when classes begin. 

The supply list is as follows:

  • Trapper Keeper
  • Clear Pencil Bag
  • Six #2 Pencils
  • Box of Crayons (24)
  • Cap Erasers
  • 10 Page Protectors
  • Insertable Plastic Dividers (green, blue, purple, organge, and yellow.)
  • AR Folder (Red)
  • Homework Folder
  • Notebook Paper
  • School Agenda

Small drawstring bookbags are permitted, no rolling bookbags allowed.  Teachers will have a "wish" list of supplies at visitation for anyone wishing to make a donation.

Chester Food Mart to Close After 36 Years

Chester Food Mart to Close After 36 Years

The Chester Food Mart has been a mainstay in the little town for more than 30 years and on June 30, the community will say good-bye to the tradition, the memories, and the good things that have happened there through the years.

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