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Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY

Getting together for Thanksgiving may bring to mind turkey, football and of course, giving thanks.

But Thanksgiving in the USA also seems to have become a time to celebrate (and vent about) our dysfunctional families.

Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

It's almost that time of year again: Christmas tree time!

Make a day of it with the family and head out to a local Christmas tree farm to pick out the perfect addition for your holiday decor.

Roberts Christmas Tree Farm in Byron:
Opens Nov. 25- Dec. 22
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
located at 9247 Peach Parkway on Hwy 49.
478-956-5325

Double B Farms in Lizella:
Opens Thanksgiving Day-Dec. 24
10 a.m. - dark
located at 8511 Knoxville Road, Lizella.
478-935-8742

Community health fair offers free screenings

Community health fair offers free screenings

The health fair offers free screenings involving vision screens, blood pressure checks, hearing tests as well as reduced price labs.

That's on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. until noon at Central Georgia Technical College in the Health Services Building on 54 Hwy 22 West Milledgeville.

Chamber holds Annual Dinner

Chamber holds Annual Dinner

Come join us for the 23rd Annual Dinner on December 5 at Healy Point Country Club!  This is always and wonderful and fun event for our members.  Awards for Volunteer/Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Student of the Year, and Teacher of the Year will be given out during dinner.  Paul Holmes will be our speaker for the evening and we expect a great event! Cocktails are from 6-7pm with dinner being served at 7pm.  Tickets are $45, call the Chamber office or e-mail Natalie to reserve your seat (478) 986-1123, natalie@jonescounty.org

DNR aims to increase quail population

DNR aims to increase quail population

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says they hope a partnership with numerous organizations in the state will boost the quail population.

Earlier this evening several groups signed the Georgia Bobwhite Quail Technical Team Memorandum of Agreement.

It's a mouthful, but what it means is that, DNR will provide free help to farmers or land owners that want to tailor their landscape to make it more quail friendly.

Vince Dooley to visit Gray

Vince Dooley to visit Gray

Vince Dooley will speak in Gray Wednesday, December 4 at 11:30 for Rotary Luncheon.

The event is at Gray United Methodist Church.

Gray Station Middle teacher named My Teacher is Tops

 

 

Ms. Tammy Walls has been teaching for 14 years without ever receiving an award.