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Robins Federal Credit Union Honors Local Heroes

Robins Federal Credit Union Honors Local Heroes

Robins Federal Credit Union recently renewed its sponsorship of the American Red Cross of Central Georgia’s 2012 Hometown Heroes celebration.

The celebration honors exceptional public servants in the categories of Law Enforcement, Military, Fire Rescue, Emergency Response, Disaster Relief, Community Impact, Good Samaritan, Guardian Angel, International, and Paving the Way Youth.

The American Red Cross accepted nominees for each of these categories. Nominees had to reside or work in the counties the American Red Cross of Central Georgia serves – Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Dodge, Hancock, Houston, Johnson, Jones, Jasper, Laurens, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Taylor, Treutlen, Twiggs, Washington, and Wilcox Counties.

The winners will be announced at a breakfast to honor the heroes. The breakfast will take place at Macon State College’s Macon campus on May 4 at 8:00 a.m.

Mossy Creek Festival Returns

Mossy Creek Festival Returns

The semi-annual Mossy Creek Festival returns Saturday and Sunday.

The festival includes music, hayrides, arts and crafts, ice cream and more. The events are happening from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Admission is $5 for adults, $1 for children.

Get directions to the festival site located at 315M Lake Joy Rd. in Perry.

Job Opening in Fort Valley

Job Opening in Fort Valley

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. 

You can see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.


    Job Title:    Maintenance Worker

    Location:    Fort Valley GA

    Pay:          N/A

    Education:  Some College

    Job Number:GA8018282

    Thirty-six months general maintenance experience; must have Technical College certificate in Maintenance; must have knowledge of heating/air conditioning, carpentry, painting, electrical, and grounds maintenance; valid driver's license.

FVSU to Honor Alumni and Award Scholarships

FVSU to Honor Alumni and Award Scholarships


FORT VALLEY, GA. - The documentary film ‘Bully’ is sparking controversy and interest across the nation. The movie– targeted at teens and their parents – follows several, real-life bully victims for one year; then examines the problem’s root causes and the negative social and psychological aftermath.

On Thursday and Friday, April 12 -13, Fort Valley State University students will present research and solutions to school bullying and other topics during the 32nd Annual Banks-Pierro-Rutland-Bellamy Colloquium. The annual awards luncheon, which takes place noon, April 13 in the Student Amenities Building’s second-floor banquet room—is the pinnacle of the two-day social and behavioral sciences forum. Organizers will honor three distinguished alums, and two outstandingstudents will win tuition scholarships.

Reception Set to Thank Community Member for Donation

Reception Set to Thank Community Member for Donation


Join Fort Valley Main Street/DDA for a celebration reception as the community of Fort Valley thanks Renee Caira for the donation of the Passenger Depot in honor of her late husband, Steve M. Caira.

The Program will include a presentation of a bronze building plaque.

Stop by and tour the Passenger Depot. 

A table top display of historical railroad data and model railroading will on display compliments of the Central of Georgia Railway Historical Society.

That's on April 16 at 5:30 p.m.

Call Kathie at 478-825-5986 for more information.

Battle of Byron's Womanless Pageant Benefits Local Charities

Battle of Byron's Womanless Pageant Benefits Local Charities

BYRON, GA.--It's not often you find hairy legs at a beauty pageant.

At this womanless pageant, you will.

It's all a part of the Womanless Pageant hosted by the Battle of Byron Saturday, April 7. The pageant starts at 7 p.m. at the Byron Municipal Complex Auditorium.

Admission is $5 and proceeds will be donated to a local non-profit. Children 12 and under are free.

Then on May 5, the actual Battle of Byron happens at North Peach Park.

Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

'Help put your town on the map!'

USATODAY teams up with Rand McNally in a search for the Best Small Towns in the United States.

You can nominate your town online through May 15.