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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!

Miss Pride of Jones County Pageant Raises Money for High School Band

Miss Pride of Jones County Pageant Raises Money for High School Band

 

Find out who will be crowned Jones County royalty at the the Miss Pride of Jones County Pageant on Saturday, April 20 in the Jones County High School Gymnasium.

 

Tiny Miss and Little Miss Divisions begin at 12 p.m.

 

Young Miss and Junior Miss Divisions begin at 2:30 p.m.

 

Teen miss and Miss Divisions begin at 4 p.m.

 

Admission is $6.00 for adults, $4 for students and children 3 and under are free.

 

First Lady Holds Workshop with Students on "42" Movie

First Lady Holds Workshop with Students on "42" Movie

The White House held a film workshop for 80 students with cast and crew from "42," the movie. The movie premieres in theaters on April 12.

Call for Entries for the 30th Annual Oconee Artists Exhibition

Call for Entries for the 30th Annual Oconee Artists Exhibition

Allied Arts is currently accepting entries for the 30th  annual Oconee Artists Exhibition.

The Oconee Artists Exhibition is an annual juried exhibition open to adult artists in the central Georgia area. The six eligible categories are drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Artists may submit up to three works; entry forms must be postmarked by Friday, April 19 or delivered to Allied Arts, 201 North Wayne Street, Milledgeville, Ga. 31061.

Best-In-Show awards will consist of a First Place prize of $150, a Second Place prize of $100 and a Third Place prize of $75.  The top entries in each category will be awarded a Certificate of Merit if the juror feels it is warranted. 

Jones County Presents "Music in Our Schools"

Jones County Presents "Music in Our Schools"

The Jones County Schools present "Music in Our Schools" and groups from five Jones County schools perform at the Macon Mall next week.

The event is listed as a Cherry Blossom Festival event. Performances are at the Macon Mall at 11 a.m. on March 23.