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Lane Closure Near the I-16 Split

 

From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday, May 2, and Tuesday, May 3, a single lane closure is scheduled on I-16 Eastbound near the I-75 split.

Roadway repairs will be in progress, weather permitting, a Georgia Department of Transportation news release says.

Chamber Partners with Travel Agency for Trip to Ireland

The Jones County/Gray Chamber of Commerce partnered with a travel agency for an eight-day trip to Ireland.

This trip starts at $1899 per person and includes roundtrip airfare from Atlanta.  

The trip begins on November 5, 2011 from Atlanta with a transatlantic flight to Shannon, Ireland. 

The week will include a 6-night stay at the 5-star Adare Manor Villa; trips to the Cliffs of Moher, Rock of Cashel and Kikenny Castle and tours of Galway, Dingle, Cashel, Limerick and Bunratty.

The Chamber receives $100 for each paying passenger from the travel agency. This helps the Chamber increase its non-dues revenue, a Jones County Chamber release says.

Annual Fly-In

Dixie Aeromasters, will hold its annual Spring Fling fly-in event. The event will be held at Commissioners Field (Overland Way, Gray, GA) with a noon air show.

This is scheduled for April 30.

Registration fee for Pilots is $10, will begin at 10 a.m. and is open to all AMA member Pilots.

The show will open with the national anthem and feature our flag being flown in by a radio-controlled helicopter.

The tentative schedule also includes: aerobatic demonstrations, delta wing planes, turbine jet planes, helicopter exhibitions, & a candy drop for the children.

Providing a family-friendly environment, we encourage and support the educational and recreational benefits of the sport of flying radio controlled aircraft.

2nd Annual Relay for Life Car Show

2nd Annual Relay for Life Car Show

At Jones County High School on April 9.

The rain date is set for April 23.

Junior Journalist Auditions

Junior journalist auditions will take place today at the Galleria Mall in Centerville from 4-6 p.m.

The child auditioning must be born between August 1, 1998 and August 1, 2001. You must bring proof of date of birth to the audition.

The audition in Macon will take place Tuesday, April 5 from 4-6 p.m. in the Museum of Arts and Sciences.

The children will be scored on the spot during the first round of auditions. The top scoring 50 kids will be called back for a second round, where they will answer questions on camera. A panel of 13WMAZ employees will judge those auditions. The top scoring 25 kids will move on to a final round that will be judged by a community panel. We will not contact the children between rounds 2 and 3. We will surprise the winning children in their classrooms before school lets out for the summer.

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Cruisers and Woodmen Host Annual Auto Show

The Jones County Cruisers & Woodmen of the World Lodge 358 is hosting an Annual Multiple Sclerosis Auto Show on Saturday, March 5 at Jones County High School. 

Registration is from 9 a.m. until noon and  judging from noon until 3 p.m.

The Awards Presentation is at 3:00 p.m.  There will be food, music and homemade sweets. 

The Car Show Registration fee is $20.00. 

For more information call Tim Stewart at 478-361-8117 or Jerry Mays at 478-214-7436.