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State and Local Races Headed for Nov. 30 Runoff

Voters across the state will head back to the polls Nov. 30 to pick a new judge for the Georgia State Court of Appeals and fill a state Supreme Court seat.

 

On the same day, several Central Georgia counties will decide runoffs in other races.

 

In four weeks, Georgia voters will decide between Antoinette Davis and Chris McFadden, the top two finishers in a six-person race for the state appeals court.

 

And they'll decide whether to replace Supreme Court incumbent David Nahmias with challenger Tammy Lynn Adkins.

 

These runoff races will also be on the Nov. 30 ballots in various counties:

 

Bibb, Crawford and Peach counties, Jim Barnes and Howard Simms are competing for a Macon Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge's seat.

 

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Benefit Breakfast for Cancer Patient's Wish

Sarah Kinsaul is a bubbly 6-year-old whose favorite color is pink and enjoys writing and coloring.  In March Sarah was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a type of bone and soft tissue cancer.  She has endured several rounds of chemotherapy and surgeries to remove part of her upper thigh in effort to get rid of the cancer. Sarah also has a wish to go to the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, Florida.    

In partnership with Kid’s Wish Network the Warner Robins Police Department is teaming up with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office to make Sarah’s wish come true. 

Both agencies are hosting a Benefit Breakfast at FATZ Café on Watson Boulevard on November 20 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. to raise money for Sarah’s Disney World wish.  Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage links, maple syrup, butter and a choice of coffee, tea, orange juice or milk.  Tickets are $7.00.    

2nd Annual Central Georgia Regional Health Summit

Community Health Works (CHW) will be holding the 2nd Annual Central Georgia Regional Health Summit on Nov. 9 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds (Miller-Murphy-Howard Building) in Perry, GA. Register at www.cgrhs.org. This is an all-day event, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m.

In October of 2009, CHW convened more than 100 community leaders representing the top minds in health care and health policy, local government, local school districts, faith-based and civic organizations from across 7 counties in central Georgia (Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, and Twiggs). 

The purpose of the summit is to discuss the impact that unhealthy behaviors have on our community with a primary focus on the prevalence of obesity and related chronic diseases, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. 

Museum of Aviation Holds Poster Contest

The Museum of Aviation Education Department is inviting 4th graders to submit an entry in the 8th Annual Skyscapes Poster Contest.  This year’s theme is “What Can You Do With Red, White and Blue?” in honor of the American Flag’s Colors.  

Individual entries must be delivered to the Education Department by Nov. 5, and judging will take place on Nov. 9.  Entries will be judged on artistic talent and creativity in representing the theme.  Posters will be judged by the Robins Air Force Base Officer’s Spouses’ Club and other community leaders. The top 7 winners will receive prizes, and their artwork will be on display in the Century of Flight Hangar for a year following the contest.

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Medical Center of Central Georgia Announces Lung Cancer Disease Site Team

To better serve the residents of Central and South Georgia, The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) has created The Lung Cancer Disease Site Team. This multidisciplinary group of physicians is focused on assessing, planning, monitoring and coordinating the delivery of lung cancer care services to MCCG patients. Each physician involved in the team brings a unique body of knowledge and expertise to the process. The sharing of information and ideas results in a coordinated and comprehensive care plan for patients with input from all specialties. The multidisciplinary team includes lung cancer surgeons, general surgeons, pulmonologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, primary care physicians and other health care providers.

Peach County Pep Rally in Downtown Fort Valley

Crawford County Hosts Candidate Meet-and-Greet Tonight

The general election is just two weeks away and tonight you can meet with some of the candidates running for office in November.

The Roberta-Crawford County Chamber of Commerce and the Crawford County Farm Bureau will host a meet-and-greet with candidates tonight.

It's at the Central Georgia Technical College campus in Roberta from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The candidates will set up tables where you can meet with them on a one-on-one basis.

For more information, you can contact 478-836-3825.

Candidates confirmed to attend include:

Mike Keown - (may send a representative) US Congress District 2Sanford Bishop - (may send a representative) US Congress District 2