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Georgia Peach Festival Comes this Weekend!

The Peach Festival kicks off this Friday, June 3!

The festival kicks off with a luncheon at noon on Friday. This event is scheduled for the BUMC Christian Fellowship Hall. 

Then on Saturday, activities, a concert and fireworks are set to take place at North Peach Park, located off White Road in Byron. The activities begin at 5 p.m. and fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.

The festival ends June 11 in Fort Valley. 

Check out the full schedule of events.

Battle of Byron Wrap Up Tonight

Battle of Byron wraps up tonight with a Pizza Party at  6:30 p.m. at the Byron Train Depot! 

Chamber Member Meeting to Discuss Local Workforce

The Peach County Chamber of Commerce will hold a May meeting. 

Peach Alliance for a Stronger Workforce and LEAP will discuss solutions, a Peach Chamber release says.

This meeting is scheduled for May 24 at 6 p.m.

RSVP by e-mailing chamber@peachchamber.com

BBQ dinner will be provided. Attendance is $10 at the door.

For more information, call the Chamber at 478-825-2501.

Ya'll Stop By And Sit A Spell

Ya'll Stop By And Sit A Spell

This weekend I made a stop in Old Downtown Byron, Georgia. Who ever said Byron was a sleepy little town was wrong...Check out this very cool Deli..right in the heart of downtown. 

Sara Jo McLean, (Warner Robins, Georgia) owns this deli, they opened their doors in December 2010.  Speaking with Sara's daughter, I've come to find out that she was a former military wife like myself. It seems that giving half the chance we can take a little bit from everywhere we've been and then bring it back home to make something special like the "Drugstore Deli". 

Sara has stayed true to the name as well.  She tried out another name in the beginning but everyone kept calling it the drugstore deli. It's kinda hard to change anybody's mind here in the South. Especially when we associate it with directions and certain childhood memories. So the next time you're in middle Georgia or want a change of scenery, go have lunch in Byron at the Drugstore Deli.

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Save a Cup for Earth Day, Get Free Coffee

Conserve. Get free coffee.

In honor of Earth Day today, you can bring your travel mug to Starbuck's and get a free cup of coffee.

On any day though, you can bring your travel mug or tumbler to Starbuck's and receive 10 cents off your purchase, or you can order your drink "for here" and drink out of a non-paper cup.

Starbuck's Earth Day article says that 1.2 million people participated last year. That's a lot of saved paper cups! And that's just one day.

What if we used our travel mugs every day?