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Saturday: Music Under the Stars!

Saturday: Music Under the Stars!
Join Gray Station Better Hometown as we present our second Music Under the Stars of 2011! Once again we will be at the Jones County Lions Club Fairground on Saturday, September 17, 7-11pm,  to present Harold E. Thomas and Danger Zone!

Join September's Second Saturday Fest

Join merchants on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 for SECOND SATURDAY FEST! 

Located on Atlanta Road, Madison Street & across the tracks at Kayden’s Place in Downtown Gray!

Better Hometown Hosts Music Under the Stars

Join Gray Station Better Hometown as they present our second Music Under the Stars of 2011!

Early September Marks Dove Season Opener

Hunters statewide can celebrate the beginning of dove season at noon Saturday, Sept. 3.

That's according to a Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) news release.

The official 2011-2012 dove seasons are Sept. 3-18, Oct. 8-16 and Nov. 24 - Jan. 7. Shooting hours are noon until sunset on opening day (Sept.3) of the first season and one-half hour before sunrise to sunset for the remaining two seasons. Sunrise and sunset times for each day are found in the 2011-2012 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations guide or online at www.georgiawildlife.com .

The daily bag limit is 15 doves per hunter. Additionally, there have been some reports of white-winged doves in Georgia.  White-winged doves may be harvested, but count toward the daily bag limit of 15.

Where to Get your Hunting or Fishing License

Jones County hunting and fishing licensing agents, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources website.

OLD CLINTON GAS & GROCERIES
4243 GRAY HWY
GRAY, GA   31032
(478) 986-1585


ACE HARDWARE OF GRAY
243 W CLINTON ST P O BOX 1449
GRAY, GA   31032
(478) 986-9200


CHEVRON FOOD MART
2801 GRAY HWY
MACON, GA   31211
(478) 746-3413

10 Tips To Help Parents & Teens on Facebook

10 Tips To Help Parents &  Teens on Facebook

Until last year, I had thought facebook was a tool for just teenagers and young adults.  They grew up with technology that we (40’s-ish) cannot comprehend.  Before I got the “aha” about Facebook, I thought that it was for people who wanted to vent about their day.  To our teens it’s so much more than that- It’s about identity (their own and everyone else’s).  Their Facebook page is an extension of their personalities, with games, pictures (and lots of them), status, friends, a place to vent, likes and dislikes. 

 What we (40’s-ish) do not understand is how to protect them.  They have so much information out there on the net that it could come back to haunt them one day.  So I began to look into this and this is what I found:

Jones Co. Ranks 66 in Health Study

Out of 156 counties in Georgia, Jones County ranks 66, according to a national health study.

Various factors such as mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment go into the ranking.

See how Jones County rates nationally and statewide.