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Senator Staton Earns Perfect Score, A+ from Americans for Prosperity

Senator Staton Earns Perfect Score, A+ from Americans for Prosperity

 

Americans for Prosperity (AFP), one of Georgia’s most influential conservative grassroots organizations, has awarded Sen. Cecil Staton a perfect score and an A+ Rating on its 2011- 2012 General Assembly Score Card. The scorecard recognizes elected officials on both the state and national level who are dedicated to fulfilling Americans for Prosperity’s core values: economic freedom and limited government. 

Chamber Honors Adrian Sherman as Outstanding Employee for April

Chamber Honors Adrian Sherman as Outstanding Employee for April

BYRON, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber’s Small Business of the Month Committee presented Adrian Sherman, Deli Clerk at Publix #1291, with the Outstanding Employee Award for the month of April 2012.  The Award presentation is sponsored by Spherion Staffing Services of Middle Georgia.

Rising Pop Star Meiko Proud of Her Central Ga. Roots

 

Meiko (pronounced Mee-ko) is a Roberta-native whose second major label record release, “The Bright Side," is getting a lot of attention. The album, on Meiko's Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group label, blends a folk-pop approach with fluid interjections of electronic beats. You may have already experienced Meiko's music in shows like "Grey's Anatomy," "One Tree Hill" and "Pretty Little Liars."

13WMAZ’s Jacqueline Harnevious caught up with Meiko by phone to talk about music and her roots in Central Georgia.

Senator Cecil Staton Earns Perfect Score and A+ from Georgia Chamber

Senator Cecil Staton Earns Perfect Score and A+ from Georgia Chamber

 

ATLANTA – Sen. Cecil Staton (R- Macon) has received the highest ranking given on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Scorecard. The Chamber’s legislative scorecard recognizes legislators that were most supportive of the business community during the 2012 Legislative Session.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized by the Georgia Chamber for my efforts to enact pro-business legislation aimed at strengthening Georgia’s private sector and our economy,” said Sen. Staton. “Serving as a member of the Senate Rules, Senate Appropriations, Senate Finance and Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committees, as well as Majority Whip, it was a privilege to work with legislators and interested stakeholders to make Georgia a better place to live, work and do business.”

Pat Braski Appointed to Flint Energies Board of Directors

Pat Braski Appointed to Flint Energies Board of Directors

REYNOLDS – Patrick “Pat” Braski of Warner Robins, Ga. has been appointed to serve with the Flint Energies Board of Directors. He will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Jeff S. Pierce Jr. of Warner Robins, who retired from the Co-op’s board after 47 years of service.  Braski will represent Area VII, Post 1 – City of Warner Robins on the Board. Inside Warner Robins, Post 2 is currently held by Paul Hibbitts and Post 3 is held by Arthur Head.

Braski is the Owner and Operator of two Chick-fil-A restaurant locations in Warner Robins, one on Watson Blvd. and the other on Hwy. 96.  Fully immersed in community service, he is a Eucharistic minister, youth leader and retreat coordinator for Sacred Heart Church. In addition, he coaches basketball for Sacred Heart School.  Braski is the Legacy of Lights Show Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity and is involved with his entire family in the Houston County 4-H.

Historical Society to Request Byron Pop Festival Historic Marker

Historical Society to Request Byron Pop Festival Historic Marker

The Byron Area Historical Society holds a town hall meeting Thursday to discuss the request for a Byron Pop Festival of 1970 historic marker.

The meeting is to 'discuss ideas, thoughts, suggestions and input' for the historic marker request.

The meeting takes place Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in the Byron Municipal Auditorium.

See other historical markers in Peach County.

 

Air Show Features Blue Angels

Air Show Features Blue Angels

ROBINS, AFB., GA.--The Air Show lineup features performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornets, the C-130 Hercules, and the Air Force F-22 Raptor.

The air show is free and open to the public and starts at 11:30 a.m.

You can park at the Macon Airport, McConnell-Talbert Stadium and Anchor Glass and then catch bus transportation to the show. The shuttle starts at 9:45 a.m. both days and gates open at 10 a.m.

The shuttle runs until 5 p.m.

See the Dos and Donts of attending.

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