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Opening Weekend at Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds!

Opening Weekend at Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds!

Opening weekend of the 2014 David Ragan Ford ET Racing Series for Summit points.

Gates open Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Whether you come as a spectator or a racer, this weekend is sure to be a "racing" good time. Bring the entire family for a weekends of family fun!

For more details visit www.silverdollarraceway.com

Perry named one of Georgia's safest cities

Perry named one of Georgia's safest cities

(WXIA) -- Perry has been named the safest city in Georgia.

Perry ranks SafeWise's latest list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia.

SafeWise used FBI crime data and its own private research to compile the ranking. It cited Auburn's mere 76 crimes in 2012 -- none of which were murder, arson, rape or robbery -- for its standing.

Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has brought back its Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest for 2014.

This year's theme is Plug into Nature, emphasizing the importance of experiencing wildlife and plants firsthand.

This is home!

Houston County Schools won't make up weather days

Houston County Schools won't make up weather days

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – The Houston County School System will not make up the school days missed due to inclement weather.  On Feb. 20, 2014, the State Board of Education approved State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge’s recommendation to give school districts flexibility to decide whether or not to make up the days.  Superintendent Dr. Robin Hines has decided that Houston County will not make up the one day that exceeded the four days allowed for inclement weather.

Job Openings in Central Georgia

Job Openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Paper Purge: Toss Your Phone Books

Paper Purge: Toss Your Phone Books

Be honest how often do you use the traditional phone book and yet you keep the 6 that seem to show up on your doorstep every year. Most people are more likely to pull out their smart phone to look up a phone number than the yellow pages.