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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.

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Hancock-Putnam
Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski
Twiggs
Sandersville
Milledgeville
Peach-Crawford
Gray-Jones
Forsyth-Monroe
Dublin
Perry 
Warner Robins
Macon
R
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These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

  • Post about your hobby: 
    Exercise 
    Photography 
    Scrapbooking 
    Hunting 
    Fishing 
    Couponing 
    Music reviews 
    Movie reviews 
    Local fashion

 

  • Are you that person who always takes photos at the high school's football games or at community festivals?  You can log in with your new account and create a gallery to show off your photos on our site.
  • Have a story idea that may need a reporter in our newsroom? Send us a news tip by emailing eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com
  • Where You Live is your space for public conversation.  Feel free to comment on others' articles. New ideas can crop up just from simple conversations with others.
  • See something bizarre around town? Take a (cell phone) photo and post it to your community site! Maybe someone else will know the background story.
  • Add an event to our community calendar. Click "Add an Event"  on your community site's event section.
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Central Georgians Jump on "Harlem Shake" Train

Georgia College students jumped on the Youtube viral sensation with their own "Harlem Shake."

First Presbyterian in Macon does the "Harlem Shake" on Valentine's Day.

 

by Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY STORY

Dance craze has roots in the '80s More than 4,000 'Harlem Shake' videos a day are posted on YouTube.

The song that spurred the craze is No. 10 on iTunes Gangnam Style is so last year: 2013's new dance craze is the Harlem Shake.

Author Visits Gray Bookstore Friday

Author Visits Gray Bookstore Friday

Author of "Total Home Makeover," Renee Metzler, makes her way to Gray Friday for a book signing at Kema's Hobby.

Metzler is a freelance author living in Pennsylvania where she now "blogs at Renee-joyjourney.com where she coaches women to know God intimately, manage life and home and drink more coffee," according to her bio line.