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Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Public input wanted in Georgia's deer management plan

Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants your input in how the state manages the white-tailed deer population.

According to a release, the meetings include an overview of stakeholder recommendations and proposed actions to take for deer management including: population density, seasons and bag limits, hunting methods, hunter access, urban deer management, education and outreach.

You can attend a meeting at Monroe County Library on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m.

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme has rolled out two new doughnuts inspired by popular Southern dishes.

The Southen Summer Classics offerings will be available through Sunday, Aug. 31 at participating locations. They include:

Banana Pudding
A moist shell doughnut filled with banana Kreme filling, topped with a yellow icing that hints of the flavors inside and a vanilla wafer topping

Jones County talks spending concerns

Jones County talks spending concerns

"If they would have done it right in the first place, we would have had this addressed," said Jones County resident Richard Tipton.

He was one of dozens who gathered for a Jones County commission meeting where fire station expenses were questioned.

"They're not taking accountability or responsibility for the loss of our tax dollars," he said, referring to members who approved construction without putting a project up for bid.

Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

The Georgia Writers Museum is accepting written work for their Creative Writing Contest.

Deadline to enter is August 15.

Full details:

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

 

Presley Palooza Saturday

Presley Palooza Saturday

Join Presley and her family for a palooza this Saturday as she fights cancer.

The family-friendly carnival will be at the Lions Club fairgrounds Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Kids will also be able to experience the "SPLOST slide," a fun way to educate children on fire safety.

Retreat for "People Looking Ahead Now"

Retreat for "People Looking Ahead Now"

"People looking ahead now"

Friday, June 27th, 2014

9:00am - 2:00pm

Free Event, all are welcomed and encouraged to participate

The 17th Annual PLAN (People Looking Ahead Now) Retreat is rapidly approaching!  The retreat will be Friday, June 27th, 2014 @ 

CGTC

Milledgeville Campus,

 so please mark your calendars and plan to attend and bring others to this important event.

Who, What, Why...

Who: PLAN is a group of concerned citizens who are interested in our community and its ability to effectively manage our rapid growth and all the challenges that come with that growth.  PLAN strives to encompass representatives from every area and organization within the community.