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SPOTTED | Guardian Center Featured in Atlanta Magazine

SPOTTED | Guardian Center Featured in Atlanta Magazine

"Just south of Macon, there's a disaster waiting to happen," Atlanta Magazine says of the Guardian Center in Perry.

Read the full article on Atlanta Magazine.com

Perry Cadet Receives Purple Heart Scholarship

Perry Cadet Receives Purple Heart Scholarship

Perry Cadet Private First Class Kobe Spicer received the Purple Heart Scholarship at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.

According to a release, he receives $500 from the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States and the Purple Heart Service Foundation.

Read the full release:

 

Gainesville, GA – An 8th grade student at Riverside Military Academy, Cadet Private First Class (C/PFC) Kobe L. Spicer, was recognized as the recipient of the Purple Heart Scholarship on March 29 during a Riverside Corps of Cadets parade.  C/PFC Spicer is a Perry, GA resident.

Easter Bunny Leaves Behind Multiple Egg Hunts

Easter Bunny Leaves Behind Multiple Egg Hunts

Hop on down the bunny trail this weekend for an egg hunt! See where the bunny is leaving behind eggs to hunt:

  • Friday

--6:30 p.m.Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Second Baptist in Warner Robins, 2504 Mood Road

--6 p.m. Egg hunt at Harvest Church after 6 p.m. service

  • Saturday

--Noon: Annual Eggstravaganza : Ada Lee Park, 203 Scott Blvd. Warner Robins

--10-noon, Easter Egg Hunt at  Parkway Assembly of God at 5191 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon (across from Middle Georgia State College)

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Hancock-Putnam
Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski
Twiggs
Sandersville
Milledgeville
Peach-Crawford
Gray-Jones
Forsyth-Monroe
Dublin
Perry 
Warner Robins
Macon
R
obins AFB

These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

  • Post about your hobby: 
    Exercise 
    Photography 
    Scrapbooking 
    Hunting 
    Fishing 
    Couponing 
    Music reviews 
    Movie reviews 
    Local fashion

 

  • Are you that person who always takes photos at the high school's football games or at community festivals?  You can log in with your new account and create a gallery to show off your photos on our site.
  • Have a story idea that may need a reporter in our newsroom? Send us a news tip by emailing eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com
  • Where You Live is your space for public conversation.  Feel free to comment on others' articles. New ideas can crop up just from simple conversations with others.
  • See something bizarre around town? Take a (cell phone) photo and post it to your community site! Maybe someone else will know the background story.
  • Add an event to our community calendar. Click "Add an Event"  on your community site's event section.
  • Like" us on Facebook to include your local news, breaking news and weather warnings and watches in your Facebook feed.
  • Follow us on Twitter for breaking news and weather updates.

2013 Perry Dogwood Festival Court Crowned

2013 Perry Dogwood Festival Court Crowned

 

The 2013 Dogwood Queens were crowned Saturday, March 9th during the Pageant held at Perry High School.  The Dogwood Queen Pageant is presented by the Perry High School Cheerleaders as a yearly fundraiser.  The court will represent the Perry Chamber of Commerce Annual Dogwood Festival coming this April 13th and 14th.  

Westfield Drama Department to Present the "Ladies of Harmony"

Westfield Drama Department to Present the "Ladies of Harmony"

 

The Drama Department of the Westfield School invites you to attend the presentation of "The Ladies of Harmony," a two-act comedy by Ron Hill on Monday evening, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Arts and Sciences Building. This funny look at church committees and personalities stars veteran Westfield performers Sarah Kate Johnson, Cami Pyle, Kasey Lunceford, Ashley Greene, Avoly Pinckney, and Anna Davis.

Also featured are Jenna Price, Sierra Moore, Abbey Green, and Hamilton Way. Morgan Smith, Elizabeth Seymour, and Brooks Rowburrey will be the crew for the show.

The play teaches lessons about the words we use and the judgments we make. Admission is $5 at the door.

Pigs and Wings BBQ Competition in Perry this Weekend

Pigs and Wings BBQ Competition in Perry this Weekend

Pigs and Wings BBQ competition and Fly-In sponsored will be held at the Perry-Houston County Airport (Exit 138 of I-75) this weekend.

The festivities kick off Friday evening while the teams set up and prepare for a long night of cooking.

Teams from all over compete in the following categories: Brunswick Stew, Pork Loin, Pulled Pork, Ribs and more.