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Old Clinton War Days Returns to Gray

Old Clinton War Days Returns to Gray

The  31st annual Old Clinton War Days will be held in Old Clinton, Georgia, Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6.

 

Authentic camps open to the public beginning at 10:05 a.m. each day featuring period demonstrations and walking tours of the area. Food and hand crafted items will be available for purchase. A narration of battle history begins at 1:35 p.m. each day.

On Saturday, the Battle of Sunshine Church will be presented at 2:05 p.m., with the closing of the camp at 5:05 p.m. and a free memorial service at the Old Clinton Cemetery at 8:05 p.m.    

Sunday features an 11:05 a.m. church service at the McCarthy/Pope House and the Battle of Griswoldville at 2:05 p.m. followed by the closing of the camp at 4:05 p.m. 

Air Show Features Blue Angels

Air Show Features Blue Angels

ROBINS, AFB., GA.--The Air Show lineup features performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornets, the C-130 Hercules, and the Air Force F-22 Raptor.

The air show is free and open to the public and starts at 11:30 a.m.

You can park at the Macon Airport, McConnell-Talbert Stadium and Anchor Glass and then catch bus transportation to the show. The shuttle starts at 9:45 a.m. both days and gates open at 10 a.m.

The shuttle runs until 5 p.m.

See the Dos and Donts of attending.

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Turner Woods Elementary Hosts Family-Oriented Spring Fling

Turner Woods Elementary Hosts Family-Oriented Spring Fling

GRAY, GA.--Turner Woods Elementary School holds a spring fling on Saturday, April 14.

Events will include a rock wall, pony rides, inflatables, kiddie train, games, tie dye, face painting, cake walk, karaoke, cookie decorating, bingo and a silent auction.

That's from 2-6 p.m. at Turner Woods Elementary School.

Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

Nominate Your Town for "Best of the Road"

'Help put your town on the map!'

USATODAY teams up with Rand McNally in a search for the Best Small Towns in the United States.

You can nominate your town online through May 15.

April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and we're looking for your original poems at the bookstore in Downtown Gray. Bring your original poems in and get a free gift, plus be registered for the grand prize to be drawn the end of April. With your approval, we'll be publishing original poems on Kema's Bookstore facebook page. 

We'll also be publishing in the bookstore newsletter and in the Jones County News. 

All ages are invited to submit your poetry, so we can share your thoughts and ideas. 

Jean Wooten, a resident at Lynn Haven Health & Rehabilitation, is one of our very talented local poets and has submitted several poems in this year's national poetry recognition.  Several of our local Jones County teens have also submitted poetry. 

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. 

 

 

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.