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'Super Tuesday' Voters Will Decide Questions in Peach County

'Super Tuesday' Voters Will Decide Questions in Peach County

Gingrich, Paul, Santorum and Romney won't be the only choices here in Central Georgia on March 6, Super Tuesday.

Peach County voters will decide on a $21 million SPLOST that would pay for road and bridge projects, improvements to city and county buildings, vehicles, recycling equipment and more. Peach County will split the money with the cities of Byron and Fort Valley.

Of course, voters everywhere in the state can vote on Georgia's Republican presidential primary, which includes Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum and several other candidates.

'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.

Carwash to Raise Funds for Sheriff's Medical Expenses

Carwash to Raise Funds for Sheriff's Medical Expenses

 

BYRON, GA.--Carwash Fundraiser:

Location: Advanced Auto Parts, 104 Ga Highway 49 South, Byron, GA

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This carwash is to raise money to help with Deputy Sheriff Alton Young’s medical expenses. He was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in November 2011.  He's been with the Peach County Sheriff's department since 2009. In March, he will be going to Emory in Atlanta.

All carwashes are free, but donations will be greatly appreciated. ALL proceeds will go directly to Deputy Sheriff Alton Young at the end of the fundraiser.

Volunteers for the car wash are welcome. Please contact Donnie Parker 678-776-6010 for scheduling.

Please tell all of your friends and family. Feel free to invite more people to this event.

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:     Insurance Biller - Commercial

    Location:     Fort Valley GA

    Pay:            $9.00 per Hour

    Education:   12 Years

    Job Number:          GA 8005291

    Twenty-four (24) months medical billing experience; experience with Blue Cross and Worker's Compensation filing; knowledge of electronic billing; computer literate; experience with EOB's (Explanation of Benefits).

     

 

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Robins Federal Credit Union Opens New ATM in Byron

Banking with Robins Federal Credit Union just became more convenient for those in Peach County.

Robins Federal has opened a new ATM on Highway 49 in Byron, in the Freshway Market parking lot.

“At Robins Federal, we are committed to offering Better Banking, and we believe Better Banking means convenience,” Roy Bibb, Vice President of Branch Services. “This is an additional way for Robins Federal to better serve the residents of Peach County.”

In addition to the new ATM in Byron, Robins Federal Credit Union also operates a full service branch at 960 Bluebird Blvd. in Ft. Valley. ATMs are also available at that branch.

Robins Federal Credit Union is a local non-profit financial cooperative with nineteen branches in central Georgia. Robins Federal currently provides financial services to over 140,000 members, with assets exceeding $1.5 billion. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the 16 counties Robins Federal serves.

Fort Valley Job Listings

Fort Valley Job Listings
  • Job Title:  Building Maintenance Technician

Location: Fort Valley GA

Pay: $11.14 per Hour

Education:  12 Years/GED

Job Number:GA7997864

One (1) year previous experience performing building maintenance work; high school diploma or GED; valid GA driver's license.

  • Job Title:     Restaurant Cashier

    Location:     Fort Valley GA

    Pay:            $7.25 per Hour

    Education:   12 Years/GED

    Job Number:          GA7996990

    Twelve (12) months experience operating cash register in a restaurant; customer service experience.