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Jones County Raises Over $100K for Relay for Life

Jones County Raises Over $100K for Relay for Life

Houston County has raised over $100K with 362 participants for Relay for Life 2012.

That's according to the Relay for Life website.

Jones County's Relay for Life took place April 20 at Jones County High School.

See the top teams in Jones County.

Gray Daylily Festival Set for June

Gray Daylily Festival Set for June

GRAY, GA--The 9th Annual Daylily Festival dates have been set for June 1 and 2.

Activities include a 5K fun run, live music, a golf tournament, car show, arts and crafts, teddy bear parade for kids and more.

See coverage from 2011's festival.

Turkey Season Opens Saturday

Turkey Season Opens Saturday

The turkey hunting season opens Saturday, March 24, a Georgia Department of Natural Resources news release says.

To go turkey hunting, you'll need a valid hunting license and big game license to legally hunt turkeys in Georgia. If you're on a Wildlife Management Area, you'll also need a WMA license. You can buy licenses online, at a retail license vendor or by phone at 1-800-366-2661.

If planning to hunt on private land, you'll need permission from the landowner first.

There is a limit to turkey hunting: only male turkeys can be hunted and the season bag limit is three turkeys per hunter. 

Here are some turkey hunting safety precautions to study up on before going on the hunt:

 

How to add an event to 13WMAZ's community calendar

How to add an event to 13WMAZ's community calendar

Need to add an event? Just head over to the events section and click "Add an event." You'll then add all of the information.

Other community members will be able to see your event in the calendar. 

 

 

5K Race at Wells Elementary

5K Race at Wells Elementary

A 5K race is set for Saturday at Wells Elementary school.

Thirty-three kids will partcipate in the race.

If you'd like to join the race, you can register up until race time. The cost is $15.

Race starts at 8 a.m.

Here's the application fee.

Zumbatomics Class Open to Children

Zumbatomics Class Open to Children

 

Zumbatomics is open to children age 4-12 and cost $8.00. If they attend the full month there is a discounted price for the month.

 

Zumbatomics program designed by zumba fitness for children. It's every Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Elite Fitness in Gray.

 

Geico Road Race to Benefit Special Olympics

Geico Road Race to Benefit Special Olympics

A benefit for the Georgia Special Olympics, The Geico 5K Road Race, is set for Saturday, March 3rd. 

The fun starts at 9 a.m.

For more information, call Becky Pruitt at 478-986-6809.

Special Olympics serves Baldwin, Crawford, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Putnam, Twiggs, Upson and Wilkinson Counties.