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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).



Judge Mablean Speaks at FVSU's Convocation

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.


Peach Chamber Holds 'Focus on Education Banquet'

Peach Chamber Holds 'Focus on Education Banquet'

The 'Focus on Education' Banquet will honor the 2012 STAR student and STAR teacher as well as the 2012 Teacher of the Year from each Peach County School as well as the 2012 County-wide Teacher of the Year.

That banquet is scheduled for February 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Byron Muncipal Complex   

To attend, it's $30 a person and the admission fee can be mailed to:
The Peach County Chamber of Commerce
201 Oakland Heights Pkwy
Fort Valley, GA 31030

RSVP by February 17 to the Peach Chamber at 478-825-3733.

Fort Valley State to Hold Sessions for Job Seekers

Fort Valley State to Hold Sessions for Job Seekers


FORT VALLEY, GA. – Job seekers are invited to a daylong event of free activities for work preparation and professional development, a Fort Valley State University news release says.

At two locations on two different days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the following topics will be covered: finding a job and keeping it, basic and intermediate computer training and résumé writing.

The first session is Jan. 25 at Central Georgia Technical College, 640 Ga. Hwy. 128, in Roberta. On Feb. 8, activities will be at Thomas Public Library, 315 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, in Fort Valley.

Classes at both locations will be in Fort Valley State University’s plush 48-foot-tractor-trailer, equipped with computers, which will be parked outside. The general public can show up and is not required to pre-register; lunch and childcare will not be provided.