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CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

 

Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley

Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley

The Georgia Peach Festival continues in Fort Valley and Byron.

This weekend you can find food, arts and crafts as well as fireworks.

See a full list of events.

2014 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Winners

Here are the winners from the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway! Early bird prize: 2014 Chevy Cruze - Roger Sparks of Kathleen, Ga. $5,000 Phillips Furniture shopping spree - Jenny Fhaute of Kathleen, Ga. $1,000 gift card at Warner Robins supply, courtesy of First Response Services - Linda Sabian of Warner Robins, Ga.

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

The Dooly County UGA extension has released programs for Controlling Glyphosate Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Cotton.

In a blog post, Jay Porter says it's important for "not just the present, but for the future of weed control in cotton."

Porter warns that not closely following the guidelines could prevent cotton growth in the future.

Read: Cotton weed control guidelines

Friday weather forecast

Friday weather forecast

Today... Sunny with highs in the mid-to-upper 60s.

Tonight... Mostly cloudy with lows near 40.

Saturday... Partly cloudy with highs in the low 70s.

Saturday Night... Mostly cloudy with rain possible. Lows in the lower 50s.

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

The 10th Annual Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale happens Friday and Saturday along US Hwy 341 from Barnesville to Jesup, GA.

This is not just any yard sale, this is a treasure trove of fun and bargains with antiques, locally crafted items, food and the traditional yard sale fare.  Look for the "Official" signs and banners.

For more information on this event or how to become an "Official Vendor", contact the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce at (229) 868-6365 or email rogers@telfairco.org

More information can also be found on www.peachestothebeaches.com

For Kids to Do: March events at the Centerville library

For Kids to Do: March events at the Centerville library

The Centerville Public Library has posted their events for March. They have something for all ages – from babies to teens.  See you there!

March Library Events Calendar