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Fireworks return to Perry

Fireworks return to Perry

Perry Chamber of Commerce brings fireworks back to the city hosting Independence & Freedom Parade Fireworks - 6 p.m., June 29, on Main Street.

John Berry to perform in Perry in July

John Berry to perform in Perry in July

CMA Award Winner and Grammy-nominated John Berry performs live on stage at the Perry Players Theatre in Perry on July 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets are 30.00 and can be purchased online at www.perryplayers.org.

The address to the theatre is 909 Main Street
Perry, GA 31069. For more information please leave a message at 478-987-5354

Shane's Rib Shack to celebrate summer with free ribs

Shane's Rib Shack to celebrate summer with free ribs

(WXIA) -- Few foods say "summer" like baby back ribs, and Shane's Rib Shack wants to celebrate the change in seasons with free summertime food.

On Saturday, May 17, participating Shane's Rib Shack locations will give away a free half-rack of baby back ribs and a 20-ounce drink to the first 100 customers. The lucky diners will also receive rib giveaway T-shirts.

"Our fifth annual rib giveaway provides us the opportunity to say thank you to all of our loyal customers and fans who have made Shane's Rib Shack what it is today," chain founder and president Shane Thompson said in a release.

Perry woman wins St. Jude giveaway home

Here are the winners from the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway! Early bird prize: 2014 Chevy Cruze - Roger Sparks of Kathleen, Ga. $5,000 Phillips Furniture shopping spree - Jenny Fhaute of Kathleen, Ga. $1,000 gift card at Warner Robins supply, courtesy of First Response Services - Linda Sabian of Warner Robins, Ga.

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

The Dooly County UGA extension has released programs for Controlling Glyphosate Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Cotton.

In a blog post, Jay Porter says it's important for "not just the present, but for the future of weed control in cotton."

Porter warns that not closely following the guidelines could prevent cotton growth in the future.

Read: Cotton weed control guidelines

Harness Festival in Hawkinsville

Harness Festival in Hawkinsville

The Harness Festival's opening ceremonies are at noon Saturday with the races begining at 1 p.m.

Check details at hawkinsvilleharnessfestival.com

Women's paintball tournament Saturday

Women's paintball tournament Saturday

Head out Saturday to cheer on the paintball teams.