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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.

Fort Valley Job Listings

Fort Valley Job Listings
  • Job Title:  Building Maintenance Technician

Location: Fort Valley GA

Pay: $11.14 per Hour

Education:  12 Years/GED

Job Number:GA7997864

One (1) year previous experience performing building maintenance work; high school diploma or GED; valid GA driver's license.

  • Job Title:     Restaurant Cashier

    Location:     Fort Valley GA

    Pay:            $7.25 per Hour

    Education:   12 Years/GED

    Job Number:          GA7996990

    Twelve (12) months experience operating cash register in a restaurant; customer service experience.


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Free Weekend Christmas Events

Free Weekend Christmas Events
  • Downtown Macon's Friday Fest 2nd Annual Christmas Caroling. Anyone can participate! Meet in Third St. Park at 6 p.m.
  • Tennille Christmas on the Square, Friday Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Eastman Christmas Parade starts Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m.
  • Gray Second Saturday Fest until 7 p.m. Santa is at the Carriage House from 2-7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Riverside UMC in Macon, open from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Lighthouse Baptist Church on Sardis Church Rd. opens 6:30 p.m until 8 Friday and Saturday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru Bethlehem in Cochran, 6-8 p.m.Dec. 9, 10 & 11 [free admission] Bethany Baptist Church, 608 Ga. Hwy.

Where To Find a Christmas Tree