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Peach County Restaurant Ratings

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See which restaurants in your area were inspected and how they rated on their last health inspection with the Georgia Department of Health since January 25.

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Three Midstate Hospitals Asking Kids to Stay Away

This winter's flu season has been so severe,  three Central Georgia hospitals are asking children under 12 to stay away.

The request from Central Georgia Health Systems affects Macon's Medical Center of Central Georgia, Peach County Hospital and the Central Georgia Rehabilitation Hospital.

Effective immediately, people under 12 will not be allowed to visit.

They say that's because the flu is hitting young people particularly hard.

Of course, they also say that anyone with flu-like symptoms should stay out of public places -- like work, school or theaters.

Their full statement:

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The flu has hit 47 states, including Georgia.

Central Georgia Fights Flu Season

It's an early flu season for Georgia, and possibly a severe one.

13WMAZ found out from one parent what she's doing to keep her child safe and well.

We also talked with a Macon pediatrician who says this flu season has kept him busy. Watch the video.








Welcoming 2013: Making the Most of the New Year

Welcoming 2013: Making the Most of the New Year

Today is my first day in the office for 2013. I intentionally took time off over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to step back from work, enjoy my family and clear my head. Now I’m back and ready to hit the ground running! How about you?


In the past I’ve never been much of a believer in writing down my goals or making them for that matter. It all seemed a little woo-woo and out there. However in 2012 I worked with a wonderful organizer and business coach Paris Love (www.parisloveinstitute.com) who convinced me of the importance of setting goals.

Grant to Bring More Nutritious Food to Peach County Schools

Grant to Bring More Nutritious Food to Peach County Schools

A newly-awarded grant is expected to help local produce land in the Peach County lunch program.

According to a news release, the United States Department of Agriculture awarded a $99,992 grant to Community Health Works to serve Peach County.

CHW's Farm to School Childhood Obesity program will offer Peach County Schools more locally-grown, nutritious food items to students K-12.

CHW projects that the Peach County Farm to School Program will reach about 4,000 students in an area that serves 73 percent of meals free or at a reduced rate.

Santa's Snow Day for Hope

Santa's Snow Day for Hope


Fort Valley, Georgia -Several local fans of the Macon-based charity Jay’s HOPE, which offers support to mid-state families battling childhood cancer, will come together next weekend to create a snowy, Christmas wonderland for about 100 lucky children.

The group plans to raise about $4000, and all proceeds will go directly to Jay’s HOPE.

A flyer about the event circulated on facebook over two weeks ago, and all available slots were quickly filled along with a waiting list that is still growing. Those lucky enough to secure a time slot will spend about an hour at Pineola Farms in Fort Valley. The activities will include real snow and a snowball fight, photographs with Santa in his toyshop, hot chocolate, a candy bar, fun props in a family photo booth, face painting, ornament painting, cookie decorating, letters to Santa, and a hayride.

Jay’s Hope families will have their turn with Santa first beginning at 9:00 a.m.