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Block Party in Downtown Perry

Block Party in Downtown Perry

Battle of Byron Returns Saturday

Battle of Byron Returns Saturday

 

Join us Saturday May 4th at North Peach Park for the Battle of Byron. This year is going to be bigger and better with lots of room for family and friends. In addition to arts and crafts vendors, there will be the favorite activities like Mud Volleyball and the car show.There are always things for kids to do and this year is no exception. Don’t forget we’re honoring the Kentucky Derby at BoB. Be sure to wear your derby hats & get in on the fun. The Parade of Hats & Derby Hats contest starts at 11:00am Saturday. Don’t miss out on this and SO MUCH MORE THIS YEAR AT BoB!

Perry Applebee's Open After Remodel Project

Perry Applebee's Open After Remodel Project

 

The Perry Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Applebee’s located at 100 Valley Drive on Wednesday, April 17th. 

Chamber Chairman Beth McLaughlin along with members of the Board of Directors and other Perry business leaders were present to celebrate with General Manager Dan Pittman and his staff.  The restaurant began a remodel project on Sunday, April 14th   and was completed and reopen on Wednesday, April 17th.

Guests will enjoy a more updated look in the restaurant’s newly refurbished interior. 

 

The top-to-bottom update of the restaurant includes:

John Berry Brings Concert to Perry

John Berry Brings Concert to Perry

Perry Chamber Youth Leadership Raffle Winner Announced

Perry Chamber Youth Leadership Raffle Winner Announced

 

The 2012-2013 Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Class is pleased to announce the winner of the Perry Youth Leadership Raffle.   Paulette Tompkins’ name was drawn by Raffle sponsor Patty Bryant with Bryant Travel during the Dogwood Festival in Downtown Perry on April 14th. 

Patty was joined by the 2012-2013 Youth Leadership Class along with the Mayor of Perry Jimmy Faircloth, members of the Perry Chamber Board of Directors and Chamber President and CEO Stacy Campbell. 

Paulette won a Cruise to the Bahamas sponsored by Bryant Travel. 

A portion of the proceeds from the Youth Leadership Raffle will be presented to the Brian Bowen Snack Sax Program of the Perry United Methodist Church during the Class graduation in May. 

Two Cited for Illegal Gillnetting on Lake Oconee

Two Cited for Illegal Gillnetting on Lake Oconee

A surveillance operation by rangers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently resulted in citations being issued against two men for illegally gillnetting fish on Lake Oconee in Greene County, authorities say.

The men were found in the possession of about 150 pounds of assorted fish, including white bass, crappie, hybrid and striper, Georgia Department of Resources Wildlife Law Enforcement Division Capt. Mark Padgett said.

Louise Warren Performs in Bonaire Friday

Singer and songwriter Louise Warren plays a show at The Cavern in Bonaire Friday at 6 p.m.

You may recognize her as the voice behind 13WMAZ's commercial, "This is Home."

READ | Three Minutes with Louise Warren