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Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network

Useful weather data from all across Georgia.

TWOvital Revitalizing Downtown Macon: Volunteer Opportunity

Sustainable Art company, TWOvital, is revitalizing the Macon dog park, and installing a new agility obstacle course in early December. For more information, contact Phyllis Farmer: 478-254-4338 or at info@twovital.com

Voting Locations

Find your nearest polling station.

Bibb Superintendent Bios and Resume

The bios and resumes for the two candidates for Bibb County School Superintendent.

Save the Halls

The official website of Save the Halls Inc. a group dedicated to keeping the Georgia Music and Sports Halls of Fame in Macon.

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS)

Are you interested in weather? Do you monitor weather conditions at your home? If so, you should join CocoRaHS! It's free and allows you to provide your weather data to other people from Georgia. It's also beneficial to meteorologists to see data from all around the Peach State.

Working World: Halloween Jobs

NewsCentral explores the job opportunities available during the holiday season. Click this link for more information about the Spirit Halloween job application process.

Dance

Flag City School of Dance on Cherry Street in Downtown Macon offers dance classes for the whole family from toddlers to adults.

Working World: Owning A Franchise

Some entrepreneurs say owning a franchise is the way to go when it comes to being a business owner.

Sharing Courage: Lula's Story

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and staying informed and educated is the best way to honor it. This link takes you to one Macon woman who battled the disease and came out on top.

The Eco Office

Learn more about one of the most Eco Friendly office buildings in the world and track its performance statistics.

In Memory of Terrilyn Williams

A young mother of four is laid to rest one week after she was killed in a double shooting. Click this link for more information about how to help the family in mourning.

Levee Fest

Mark your calendar for October 2 as we bring Levee Fest to Central City Park in Macon, Georgia. Enjoy a BBQ cook-off, entertainment for the kids and plenty of live music.

Working World: Georgia Work Ready Certificate

Click link to learn more about the Georgia Work Ready Certificate and how you can become "Work Ready Certified".

FURever Friends Humane Society: Woofstock

The FURever Friends Humane Society celebrated their 4th Annual Woofstock. Click link for more information about the organization.

Macon Friday Fest

First Friday is now every Friday. NewTown Macon and Robins Federal Credit Union are expanding First Friday and are working with Hayiya Dance Theatre, Thompson Entertainment Group, and The Local 478 to provide new programming and live entertainment in Third Street Park Downtown Macon. Click the link for a full schedule of Friday Fest.

Lake Tobesofkee Questionnaire

A questionnaire to gather public input concerning the expansion and development around Lake Tobesofkee.

Hunting in Georgia

Information on hunting in Georgia including safety course information, regulations, hunting areas, and licensing information.

Made 2B More

An organization shaping young girls into phenomenal women by teaching them etiquette, leadership, self-esteem, and more while guiding them through adolescence.

Breakthrough for Jaime Music Video

Breakthrough for Jaime is a video musical tribute to a tribute to world class athlete, Jaime Kaplan, who is battling acute myeloid leukemia. The tribute is written and performed by David Ross of The 5thL and edited by Lynn Morrell, of Kids Play For Good.

Adopt a Pet

Friday, September 10th - Sunday, September 12th is National Adoption Weekend. Georgia's K-9 Rescue in Cochran will be at Warner Robins PetSmart every day with about 40 dogs of all sizes. Friday, September 10th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 11th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, September 12th from 1p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Georgia Canine Rescue and Rehabilitation for more info.

Mercer University: Virtual Professional MBA Program

Mercer University is launching a virtual professional MBA Program in January. For more information about the program, click on the link provided.

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.

WWII Veterans Tribute Luncheon

Crawford County Lions Club & Bass Pro Shops of Macon, GA Invite all WWII Veterans to a WWII Veterans Tribute Luncheon, October 2, 2010 at 11am For Reservations and More Information, Contact: Bob Paschal (478)836-5816 WWIIVETERANS@gmail.com Facebook Page: WWII Veterans Tribute

Whistle Stop Cafe in Juliette, Georgia

Wants delicious traditional southern dishes and movie history? Check out the Whistle Stop Cafe where the movie "Fried Green Tomatoes" was filmed in the early 1990s.

Job of the Day

If you saw a Job of the Day on one of our newscasts and are interested in getting more information, click here. You'll be linked to Georgia's Deparment of Labor, then type in the job number and find your job!

Day Care and Head Start

Day Care Report: http://www.naccrra.org/docs/Cost_Report_073010-final.pdf

The Davis Moon Project in Ethiopia

The Davis Moon Project's mission is to be a resource for free children’s libraries in Ethiopia by organizing literacy missions to deliver books to Ethiopia every 24 months.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia is changing the lives of children across 15 counties in Middle Georgia. Learn about a study conducted by Harris Interactive by going to http://www.bbbsnw.org/about/pdf/JunePressRelease_NationalBreakthroughStudy.pdf

Historic Macon Walking Tours

Read from plaques placed all over the city to learn the history about buildings of downtown Macon

Macon Can Read

Pick up a copy of the book 'Hairspray' at the Macon Mall's management office and sign up to join Macon Can Read. It's a free contest where teens from 14 to 19-years-old have to read the book, watch the movie which will be showed at Amstar 16 in September, and watch the play performed by the Phillips Performing Group in October. Teens who complete all three requirements will have their named submitted in a drawing to win an Apple I-Pad. Teens can also audition for the performance by showing up at Macon Mall's carousel on August 21st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (must have read the book to audition.) Click on the link for Macon Mall's contact information.

Cor Pilates Macon

Macon's first fully equipped Pilates Studio offers individual attention and specialized fitness programming suitable for almost any body.

Clean Air Campaign

The Clean Air Campaign is a not-for-profit organization that works with its partners, Georgia employers, commuters and schools to encourage actions that result in reduced traffic congestion and improved air quality.

Volunteer Macon

Interested in becoming involved in your community? Click here to learn more about Volunteer Macon!

Southeastern Region Tournament

Warner Robins Hosts Southeastern Region Tournament for American Little League

Haiti Mission Group from Mercer: Trip Blog

Online Blog -- Pictures by Micah Overmon

Macon Pinetoppers

Click here for more information about the Baseball Games at Luther Williams Field.