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Two Women to Attempt the Length of Peaches to the Beaches

'Georgia's Longest Yard Sale' This Weekend

'Georgia's Longest Yard Sale' This Weekend

Georgia’s longest yard sale, the Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale, is this weekend.

That's on March 9-10 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. both days along US Highway 341, a news release says.

The 200 plus mile yard sale will link peach-growing counties in middle Georgia to the beaches of Brunswick and the Golden Isles, with stops in most communities along the way. Official yard sale hours will be Friday – Saturday, March 9-10, 8am – 6pm, rain or shine.

I-16 Exit Ramp Closes for Paving Work

I-16 Exit Ramp Closes for Paving Work

I-16's Exit ramp 32 will be closed on I-16 eastbound and westbound starting at midnight on Monday, February 27.

The exit ramp closure lasts through midnight on Tuesday, February 28.

The contractor is performing concrete pavement rehabilitation on I-16 on all lanes in each direction beginning at SR 96 (Exit 24) in Twiggs County, continuing through Bleckley County to a point east of SR 278 in Laurens County. 

Georgia National Rodeo Starts Thursday

Georgia National Rodeo Starts Thursday

The Georgia National Rodeo takes place annually at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter.

The rodeo is set for February 23-25.

You can purchase tickets online or in person.

 

I-16 Ramp Closure Delayed

I-16 Ramp Closure Delayed

The ramp closure scheduled this week for Exit 24 on I-16 are rescheduled for Friday through Sunday both east and westbound in Twiggs County.

 

The contractor is performing concrete pavement rehabilitation on I-16 on all lanes in each direction beginning at SR 96 (Exit 24) in Twiggs County, continuing through Bleckley County to a point east of SR 278 in Laurens County. 

See the detailed schedule:

 

·         Friday, February 17: I-16 eastbound and westbound ramps at Exit 32, beginning at 7 a.m. until 7 a.m., Saturday, February 18

·         Saturday, February 18: 1-16 eastbound on-ramp at Exit 27, beginning at 7 a.m. until 7 a.m., Sunday, February 19

I-16 Single Lane Closure Scheduled

I-16 Single Lane Closure Scheduled

A lane will be closed on both I-16 east and westbound starting Tuesday, Jan. 31.

The lane closure continues through 7 a.m. on Feb. 4, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation news release.

The one lane that will be closed is between mile markers 34 and 38. That's near the beginning of the Bleckley/Laurens County line and continues north of Exit 39.

Weather Delays I-16 Construction Work

Weather Delays I-16 Construction Work

Due to weather delays, I-16 exit ramp 24 closed Tuesday, January 24 through Thursday, January 26, a Georgia Department of Transportation news release says.

I-16 eastbound ramp exit 24 was originally scheduled to be closed for construction work from Monday, January 23 to Wednesday, January 25.

Here is the updated ramp closure schedule:

  • Tuesday, January 24: I-16 eastbound entrance ramp from Exit 24, beginning at 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 25: 1-16 eastbound entrance-ramp from Exit 24, beginning at midnight continuously until midnight, Thursday, January 26