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Daylily Festival Promises Family Fun This Weekend

Daylily Festival Promises Family Fun This Weekend

The Annual Daylily Festival is set for June 7 and 8 at the pecan orchard adjacent to Gray Elementary School from 5-9 p.m.

New to the festival this year is a mobile video game unit where kids young and old can play video games inside an air-conditioned trailer.

Friday night Free Lance Ruckus and The Fresh Heat Band perform!

Events will include the Daylily Dash & 5K, car show and other entertainment.

Admission is $1. 

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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!

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled at the Bibb-Jones County Line

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled at the Bibb-Jones County Line

Mosquito spraying happens tonight in the Shirley Hills and Wood Valley areas as well as in south Bibb County.

That's from 7-11 p.m. in these areas:

 

SHIRLEY HILLS/WOOD VALLEY

Bound by the following streets, roads, landmarks or bodies of water.

BORDERS:                

  • NORTH--the Bibb Co./Jones Co. line.
  • WEST--a line from the Ocmulgee River past the Masonic Home north to the Bibb Co./Jones Co. line past Upper River Rd.
  • SOUTH--I-75 north of the I-16 interchange south to I-16 to Spring St.
  • EAST--North Ave. to Gray Hwy. to the Bibb Co./Jones Co. line.

and in South Bibb County:

 

Bound by the following streets, roads, landmarks or bodies of water.

BORDERS:    

Fishing Rodeo for Kids

Fishing Rodeo for Kids

 

Georgia Cancer Support is hosting a fishing rodeo for kids with cancer and their families in Jones County.

That's on May 25 from 9 a.m. until noon.

Professional fishermen will be there to teach kids how to fish. That's at 141 Salem Church Road.

The event is free.

Last year they had over 100 cancer patients there.

Chamber Welcomes Firefly's to Gray

Chamber Welcomes Firefly's to Gray

Help the Chamber of Commerce welcome Firefly's into membership at 11:30 a.m.

Firefly's, located on Gray Highway is a restaurant featuring southern cuisine in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Girl Scout Alumnae Reunion in Central Georgia

Girl Scout Alumnae Reunion in Central Georgia

The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia will hold a reunion on May 4 from 1-6 pm at Camp Martha Johnson in Lizella.  Alumnae will enjoy revisiting camp, renewing friendships, and helping to create a digital archive, according to a news release. 

The event is free. Donations for camp upkeep will be accepted. 

For more information, call Kathy Cranford at 478-747-3170.

First Amateur Radio Society Meeting Comes to Gray

First Amateur Radio Society Meeting Comes to Gray

The Jones County Amateur Radio Society holds its first meeting in Gray Thursday.

That's at 6:30 p.m. at the Jones County EMA facility.