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Vote on License Plate Designs

The eight semi-finalist license plate designs have been posted for the Governor's contest.

You can now vote on your favorite until July 15.

Vote!

25th Annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Auction & Raffle

The 25th Annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Auction & Raffle is scheduled for July 16 at 6:30 p.m.

The event takes place in the Century of Flight Hangar in Warner Robins.

The $100 admission ticket gets TWO people into the auction for all the fun and a chance to win.

To get a ticket, call 478-923-6600 or go to www.museumofaviation.org and click "Shop."

Program:

6:30 p.m. Silent Auction opens

7-8 p.m. Taste of Local Cuisine

8 p.m. Live auction begins

8:30 p.m. Silent auction closes

* Raffle drawing will be held immediately following the completion of the Live Auction. 

Silent Auction Categories:

 

 100    Antiques & Collectibles

      200   Entertainment & Travel

Veterans Job Fair

A Veterans Job Fair is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Miller-Murphy-Howard Building in Perry.

This event is sponsored by The Georgia Department of Labor and The Middle Georgia Employer Committee.

If you'd like to set up a table, the fee is $95 for a covered table, chairs and lunch for employer representatives.

Checks can be made payable to Middle Georgia Employer Committee.

Send registration forms and checks to Georgia Department of Labor at 96 Cohen Walker Dr. Warner Robins GA 31088.

For more information, call 478-988-7130.

I-75 Lane Closure for Slab Replacement

A single lane is scheduled to be closed on both I-75 North and South around mile markers 117 and 127 a Georgia Department of Transportation news release says.

This is scheduled, weather permitting, for Tuesday, July 5 through Sunday, July 31.

Construction crews are scheduled to replace slabs in those areas, the release says.

Postponed: Lane Closures on I-75 This Week

**This roadwork has been postponed due to weather.

From midnight until 6 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday, a lane will be closed on I-75 northbound and southbound, the Georgia Department of Transportation says.

That's between mile markers 167 and 169.

Nominate Your Town as of the Best of the Road

USA Today and Rand McNally are holding a “Best of the Road” rally.

Be sure to vote for your town! If your town isn't listed, you can nominate and post photos!

 

 

Museum Hosts Youth Astronaut Day

 

This year’s Museum of Aviation Young Astronauts’ Day on Saturday, May 14 will feature a live hook-up with a U.S. space program official at The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. 

That's according to a Museum of Aviation news release.

National Aeronautic and Space Administration Education Specialist Scott Anderson will be live on big screens in the Century of Flight Hangar talking to and taking questions from over 500 1st-8th grade attendees. 

The hook-up will take place during the opening ceremony from 9:25am- 10:25am.   Anderson will demonstrate some of the equipment used aboard the International Space Station in a presentation called “Toys in Space.” 

Major General Bob McMahon, Commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center at Robins Air Force Base, will address the students on the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.