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Annual Arbor Day Ceremony

Annual Arbor Day Ceremony

 

The Annual Arbor Day Ceremony

Sponsored by Fort Valley Main Street/

Downtown Development Authority

Design Committee

 

                                                                                                                  The Community is invited to attend this ceremony 

 

Friday, February 17th

 

10:30 a.m.

 

South Peach Park

 

Healthy Habits Program Gets Local Footing

Healthy Habits Program Gets Local Footing

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) received a grant from the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a nutrition and physical activity program in Central Georgia, a Bright from the Start news release says.

Through the “Caregivers Promoting Healthy Habits: Implementing Wellness Policies in Child Care Centers in Georgia,” Bright from the Start will provide 38 early care and education centers in 42 middle Georgia counties with assistance in developing and implementing wellness policies that encourage healthy eating and physical activity for children ages zero to five years.

The selected centers will receive up to $3,000 in the form of sub-grants to support wellness activities.

Have You Seen This Dog?

Have You Seen This Dog?

Many people have contacted 13WMAZ about Hunter Carter, a brown and white American bulldog mix, who ran way from his owner's vehicle after a traffic accident near Exit 142 on Houser Mill Rd. Saturday evening.

His owner, Allie Carter, is a college student in Valdosta and was traveling home to Atlanta for Christmas break with Hunter, when they were in a traffic accident.

As Carter had rescued Hunter from a shelter in Valdosta, Hunter has a black and gray collar with tags and also has a microchip.

He weighs between 55 - 60 lbs.  Hunter is about a year old.The family is offering a reward for Hunter's safe return.

Call 404-325-3978 or 404-784-0698.

Roberta's Christmas on the Square

Roberta's Christmas on the Square

Christmas on the Square in Roberta happens all day Saturday, December 3.

You'll find handmade Crafts, take photos with Santa, and participate in or watch the Christmas Parade, enjoy the lighting of the tree!

To set up a booth contact Linda Gurley at Crafty Mama's by calling 478-836-3201.

To participate in the parade, contact Kin Rhoton at 478-836-2028.

Lawn Mower Race Benefits Fire Department

Lawn Mower Race Benefits Fire Department

 

Saturday marks the 5th year of the lawn mower race and shootout race.

Local Groups Partner for Walk-A-Thon

Local Groups Partner for Walk-A-Thon

Community Health Works and the FVSU Extension office sponsored the Twiggs County Walkathon last week to help promote healthy lifestyles:

Where To Go: National Pill Take-Back Day

Where To Go: National Pill Take-Back Day

On Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, Americans will be able to drop off their expired, unused, and unwanted pills at sites across the country free of charge, no questions asked.  By doing so, they will be helping prevent drug abuse and theft.   

It's all part of the Third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a Drug Enforcement Administration news release says.

Here is where you can go locally to drop off your pills: