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Paws at the Park: Doggy Beauty Pageant!

Byron Farmers Market on Saturday April 30th from 10 a.m.-noon for a Paws at the Park event.

The doggy beauty pageant begins at 11 a.m. There will be four categories: Dog King, Big Dog Queen (for dogs 35lbs and up) and Princess and Prince (for little dogs)...prizes will be awarded to the winners and they will be "crowned" and receive a cape for their victory. 

A local kennel will give free toenail clips for dogs, a doggie clothing sale will be on site, and other vendors selling dog-related accessories will be on site as well.

Peach County Animal Rescue will also be on site to have dog adoptions.

If you are interested in participating, please call Regina at 478-956-5555 or email at byroncrossing@yahoo.com.

Board of Regents Highlights FVSU Art

The Georgia Board of Regents featured Fort Valley State University's best fine art students' artwork.  

Still portraits, abstracts and paintings by commercial design students are now on display at the Board of Regents Black History Month Exhibit that will be on display through March 17.


A FVSU news release says that in order to participate in the competition, students submitted a portfolio to FVSU’s fine arts department. A faculty panel then selected 12 pieces.

For more information about the exhibit or FVSU’s commercial design program, call Dickey at (478) 825-6387.