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Census: Minority Population Growing

Census: Minority Population Growing

Jones County's minority population has reached 27.5 percent, according to Census Bureau statistics and USATODAY research.

By Greg Toppo and Paul Overberg, USATODAY (Click for the full, interactive map)

McDonald's in Gray Celebrates Grand Reopening

McDonald's in Gray Celebrates Grand Reopening

McDonald's in Gray celebrates a grand reopening Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

 

Daylily Festival Promises Family Fun This Weekend

Daylily Festival Promises Family Fun This Weekend

The Annual Daylily Festival is set for June 7 and 8 at the pecan orchard adjacent to Gray Elementary School from 5-9 p.m.

New to the festival this year is a mobile video game unit where kids young and old can play video games inside an air-conditioned trailer.

Friday night Free Lance Ruckus and The Fresh Heat Band perform!

Events will include the Daylily Dash & 5K, car show and other entertainment.

Admission is $1. 

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Photo of the Day: Lightning Over Juliette

Photo of the Day: Lightning Over Juliette

The thunderstorms that rolled through Central Georgia Wednesday night lit up the sky, as seen above over Juliette, Ga. 

New Addition to Daylily Festival

There's a new addition to the Daylily Festival this year!

A mobile video game trailer will join the festivities.

The trailer is climate-controlled and can hold up to 24 guests at once.

See how it works!

Community Invited to National Day of Prayer Breakfast

Community Invited to National Day of Prayer Breakfast

The Jones County community is invited to a continental breakfast for the National Day of Prayer next Thursday.

This year's National Day of Prayer will be held at the W.E. Knox Civic Center on Thursday May 2.  There will be a continental breakfast offered beginning at 7 am and the program will begin at 7:20 am.  

This is a non-denominational event open to the public.  Please join us in praying for our country and leaders with all of America.  Call the Chamber (478) 986-1123 for more information.  

Wine Tasting in Gray!

Wine Tasting in Gray!