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FVSU Basketball to Host Free Camp


On Saturday, July 16, 2011 the Fort Valley State University (FVSU) Basketball Program will host a free basketball camp for children ages 9 – 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Health & Physical Education Complex on the FVSU campus. 

That's according to a FVSU news release.

The camp will feature instruction from legendary FVSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Lonnie Bartley and high school coaches from the surrounding area.  Both women and men players from the FVSU Basketball Program will assist in the teaching of basketball fundamentals such as dribbling, shooting, passing, offensive and defensive positioning, and basketball strategies.

Crimestoppers Luncheon


The Rotary Club of Centerville hosts the fifth annual David Pierce Memorial Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 18th at the Museum of Aviation, Century of Flight Building to benefit Crimestoppers and its Student Crimestoppers programs. Governor Sonny Perdue will be the guest speaker.

"In 2010, Macon Regional Crimestoppers' tipsters offered information leading to the arrests of 428 arrests from Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach and Twiggs counties on various charges.  More than $22,000.00 in stolen property was recovered, and more than $2,500.00 worth of drugs was seized. 

Those tips, which resulted in a payout of about $62,500.00 in rewards, were made possible because of the donations to the nonprofit organization. The program allows callers to remain anonymous when submitting tips on wanted people in an eight county area and receive up to a $1,000.00 upon the wanted person's arrest.

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Battle of Byron Unveils 2011 Events

2011's Battle of Byron is scheduled for May 7.

This year the event welcomes back "Bed Races."

Each team will consist of five people and will cost $10 per team.

Each team is asked to build a patriotic bed to bring for the race.

The bed race is scheduled for 1 p.m.

The Battle of Byron will also feature tricycle races, "Purty Legs" Contest, egg/spoon relay, Jail-n-Bail, mud volleyball, tug-of-war, bananna relay, shooting marbles contest, icecream churn-off and more.

For more information, click here.

Day 3 of 13 Days of Giving: Twilight Moms

Day 3 of 13 Days of Giving: Twilight Moms

Twilight Moms of Middle Georgia is a non-profit group that was formed in 2009 to bring together Moms (women who are over 21, married or have children) who are fans of the Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer.  

They not only enjoy meeting and sharing enthusiasm for this series but love helping local and national charities while having fun.

How You Can Help:
Twilight Moms will have an event on Dec. 3 from 10 p.m.-Midnight at the Galleria in Centerville.  Twilight Moms will celebrate the release of Eclipse on DVD but will also have several fundraisers during the event.  They will have a Cookies for Kids with Cancer bake sale, will collect items for Christmas for the Children’s Hospital and will also collect canned food items for Monroe County EMS.

Contact the Twilight Moms of Middle Georgia by e-mailing cindyadrien@twilightmomsofmiddlega.com or call 478-951-4311.

We'll have more on 13WMAZ Eyewitness News.