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Roberta-Crawford Christmas is the Square

Roberta-Crawford Christmas is the Square

The Roberta-Crawford County Christmas in the Historic Square will be held Saturday, December 7th starting at 10 a.m. David Bailey Park will be filled with vendors selling holiday gifts, ornaments and more while the Chamber of Commerce will be serving holiday cookies and hot chocolate. 

Parade will start at 4 p.m. The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will follow, along with a visit from Santa. 

Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the wonderful small town holiday fun! 

 

 

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY

Getting together for Thanksgiving may bring to mind turkey, football and of course, giving thanks.

But Thanksgiving in the USA also seems to have become a time to celebrate (and vent about) our dysfunctional families.

Fort Valley State University Homecoming Friday Fest

Fort Valley State University Homecoming Friday Fest

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

The time is near for picking out pumpkins and decorating for autumn!

Where to Go for Pumpkin Patches:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October. Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Open October 12-November 23
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. 
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Crooked Pines in Eatonton: Pumpkin Festival October 5, 6

Countryside Festival "Hi Neighbor" Days

Countryside Festival "Hi Neighbor" Days

Make your way out to Butler for our annual Countryside Festival. This year's them is "Hi Neighbor" This is a festival you will not want to miss. Come out and dance the evening away with Bluetick DeVille and the "Good Vibrations! This is a family friendly festival and everyone is invited. Free admission and free parking! For vendor space or parade applications please contact Buddy Dunn at 478-862-3661 or email Teresa Winsor at twinsor@taylorga.us For more information please visit www.countrysidefestival.com

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 also check out other jobs on the Georgia Department of Labor's website.

Job Openings in Central Georgia

Job Openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area. 

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.