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Hambone Jam BBQ Competition Returns to Peach County

Hambone Jam BBQ Competition Returns to Peach County

The weekend of BBQ and competition all rolled into one returns during the Hambone Jam!

That's on September 7-8.

Friday, everything will be up and running by 4:30 and a band performs from 8-11 p.m.

Folks can walk around, enjoy the sites and smells of people cooking. People can purchase BBQ and food from vendors, but will not be able to taste test from the BBQ competition itself.

Bounce houses and other activities will be on site for kids to enjoy.

On Saturday, locals can enter their cars for a Cruise-In starting at 8 a.m. Entrance and showing your car is free.

BBQ judging takes place around 4:30 p.m.

A Norfolk Southern exhibit car from the 1920s will also roll in for Friday's events. Fort Valley was one of 11 chosen cities for this visit, according to event coordinator Kathie Lambert.

Lane Southern Orchards to Sponsor August Business After Hours

Lane Southern Orchards to Sponsor August Business After Hours

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce would like to invite established members, new members and the general public as our guests to the August Business After Hours, sponsored by Lane Southern Orchards.  The event will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Lane’s, located at 50 Lane Road, off Hwy 96 in Fort Valley.

Lane Southern Orchards has been growing peaches and pecans for more than 100 years.  The farm now totals almost 5000 acres.  The present packinghouse, a state of the art facility, was completed in 1990 and remains as one of the most modern and efficient packinghouses in the industry, with the capacity to pack and ship up to 1,000,000, 25 pound cartons of peaches per season.  Come and have an opportunity to enjoy a great late summer event and network with the impressive business community in the Robins Region.

Peach County Public Health Ratings in June

Peach County Public Health Ratings in June

See how restaurants in your area rate with the Georgia Department of Health. These ratings are from June.

One rating is listed for June in Peach County.

Pash's Family Dining got a 100 on their health inspection.

Job Opening in Byron

Job Opening in Byron

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 see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.

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    Job Title:    Welder
    Location:    Byron GA
    Pay:          $9.00 to $10.00 per Hour
    Education:  12 Years/GED
    Job Number:GA8029809
    Three (3) months welding experience; must have experience with MIG and TIG welding; high school diploma or GED.

     

     

Grilled Nuggets Kids Meal Among Top Five Least Healthy

Grilled Nuggets Kids Meal Among Top Five Least Healthy

 

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- A Chick-fil-A kids meal is among the five worst fast food kids meals that claim to be healthy, according to a new report released Thursday.

The report, which was commissioned by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, says Chick-fil-A's Grilled Nuggets Kids Meal contains the same amount of cholesterol as a McDonald's Big Mac.

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 see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.

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    Job Title:    Welder/Shop Laborer
    Location:    Fort Valley GA
    Pay:          $9.00 per Hour
    Education:  12 Years
    Job Number:GA8021827
    Must have 6 (six) months welding experience; must have stick and mig welding experience; must be able to read blue prints and measure (including fractions).

Job Opening in Byron

Job Opening in Byron

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 see more jobs available in Central Georgia on 13WMAZ's Job Market Thursday page.

  • Job Title:    Automotive Technician
    Location:    Byron GA
    Pay:          Depends On Experience
    Education:  12 Years
    Job Number:GA8052349
    12 months experience repairing automobiles; minimum age of 21, high school diploma or GED; must have own tools.