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'Georgia's Longest Yard Sale' Kicks Off

 

 ROBERTA, GA.-- Crawford County is a part of Georgia’s longest yard sale, the Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend.

That's on March 9-10 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. both days along US Highway 341, a news release says.

You can find the 17 participating Roberta vendors at the David Bailey Memorial Park.

'Georgia's Longest Yard Sale' This Weekend

'Georgia's Longest Yard Sale' This Weekend

Georgia’s longest yard sale, the Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale, is this weekend.

That's on March 9-10 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. both days along US Highway 341, a news release says.

The 200 plus mile yard sale will link peach-growing counties in middle Georgia to the beaches of Brunswick and the Golden Isles, with stops in most communities along the way. Official yard sale hours will be Friday – Saturday, March 9-10, 8am – 6pm, rain or shine.

Carwash to Raise Funds for Sheriff's Medical Expenses

Carwash to Raise Funds for Sheriff's Medical Expenses

 

BYRON, GA.--Carwash Fundraiser:

Location: Advanced Auto Parts, 104 Ga Highway 49 South, Byron, GA

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This carwash is to raise money to help with Deputy Sheriff Alton Young’s medical expenses. He was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in November 2011.  He's been with the Peach County Sheriff's department since 2009. In March, he will be going to Emory in Atlanta.

All carwashes are free, but donations will be greatly appreciated. ALL proceeds will go directly to Deputy Sheriff Alton Young at the end of the fundraiser.

Volunteers for the car wash are welcome. Please contact Donnie Parker 678-776-6010 for scheduling.

Please tell all of your friends and family. Feel free to invite more people to this event.

Two Minute Task Round Up #1

Two Minute Task Round Up #1

If a task will take you two minutes or less, do it now. Here are a few things you can do in two minutes or less!

  • Make your bed. It will keep your sheets cleaner and your room neater.
  • Pay a bill.
  • Empty the dishwasher.
  • Clean out 2 file folders. Shred or toss what you don't need to keep.
  • Shred papers from your shredding pile.
  • Sort your mail.
  • Grab your laundry basket and gather everything that doesn’t belong in the living room. Return it to its proper room.

 

Because February is the shortest month of the year, we are talking about small things, small projects and small spaces in your home.

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Peaches to the Beaches Annual Yard Sale Needs Your Support

Peaches to the Beaches Annual Yard Sale Needs Your Support

GIPA recently discussed the growing problem of unofficial sites popping up along Hwy. 341 that are often confusing to visitors and are putting the fundraising efforts and the future of Peaches to the Beaches Annual Yard Sale at risk. In a effort to educate, GIPA has issued the following letter.

Fort Valley State to Hold Clinic for Peach County Job Seekers

Fort Valley State to Hold Clinic for Peach County Job Seekers

 

FORT VALLEY, GA. – Job seekers are invited to Thomas Public Library for a daylong event of free activities for work preparation and professional development. On Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the following topics will be covered: finding a job and keeping it, basic computer training and résumé writing.

The library is located at 315 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Fort Valley.

Classes will be in Fort Valley State University’s 48-foot tractor-trailer that is equipped with computers. Participants can show up and are not required to pre-register; lunch and childcare will not be provided.

Attendees will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with experts to improve their interviewing skills and receive career counseling.