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Gray Christmas activities continue

Gray Christmas activities continue

The rain may have put a slight damper on a downtown Christmas celebration in Gray, but organizers say the show will go on Saturday night.

Main Street Gray kicked off a series of events on Atlanta Road, Saturday.

Christmas elves provided activities for kids, such as face painting and balloon animals.

Downtown shops provided discounts for customers.

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Santa will have a busy weekend! He's coming to town in the parade.

Find out when and where to greet him in your neck of the woods on his parade route.

Macon: Sunday at 3 p.m. on Cherry Street

Warner Robins: Saturday at 10 a.m. down Watson Blvd. (Al Roker and his wife will grand marshal.)

Perry: Saturday, 4 p.m. on General Courtney Hodges Blvd.

Centerville: Lighted parade at 7 p.m. Saturday

Forsyth: Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

Rhine: Saturday at 3 p.m.

Bolingbroke: Saturday at 3 p.m. downtown

Milledgeville: 3 p.m. Sunday, downtown

Gray: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

Byron: Saturday, 1 p.m.

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.

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

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

The time is near for picking out pumpkins and decorating for autumn!

Where to Go for Pumpkin Patches:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October. Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Open October 12-November 23
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. 
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Crooked Pines in Eatonton: Pumpkin Festival October 5, 6

Job Openings in Macon

Job Openings in Macon

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. You can also check out other jobs on the Georgia Department of Labor's website.

Job Title:    Electrician Helper
Location:    Macon GA
Pay:          $20.00 per Hour
Education:  Some College
Job Number: GA8118493
Job requires some college. Applicant must have a current, valid driver's license, and be a certified Electrician and or Apprentice.

Super Cruise-In to Benefit Little Ruby Hunt

Super Cruise-In to Benefit Little Ruby Hunt

Car/Truck/Motorcycle

 Super Cruise-In

to benefit Little Ruby Hunt,

Ruby is only 4 and just had her 3rd

Heart Surgery

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 

Agave Azul Mexican Restaurant (next to Fred’s) Gray, GA

Agave Azul is donating 10% of all proceeds

3 to close to the Family

15 Plaques will be awarded