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Dairy Festival Set for June First

Dairy Festival Set for June First

The Annual Dairy Festival is set for June 1, 2013 on the streets that surround the Putnam County Courthouse.

Main events include a parade and barbeque.

The day starts out with road races at 8 a.m., and the parade is at 10 a.m. 

See the full schedule online.

Clay Tournament in Sparta

Clay Tournament in Sparta

Moonshiners from Hit TV Show Visit Greensboro

Moonshiners from Hit TV Show Visit Greensboro

By Billy W. Hobbs

Lake Oconee News

An estimated 400 people from Greene and surrounding counties came out to meet and shake hands with two of the biggest stars on cable television, Jeff Waldroup and “X Mark,” of the popular hit show “Moonshiners” who visited Greensboro on Saturday, March 9.

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
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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.
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Pickin' and Politickin'

Pickin' and Politickin'

 

by M. Elizabeth Neal
Lake Oconee News

MADISON – The Morgan GOP’s annual President’s Day celebration in Buckhead, Monday night, drew several candidates for the 10th District Congressional seat being vacated by incumbent Paul Broun next year, including 2012 GOP congressional candidate Stephen Simpson, Brian Slowinski of Columbia County, and former state Sen. John Douglas of Social Circle.

Central Georgians Jump on "Harlem Shake" Train

Georgia College students jumped on the Youtube viral sensation with their own "Harlem Shake."

First Presbyterian in Macon does the "Harlem Shake" on Valentine's Day.

 

by Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY STORY

Dance craze has roots in the '80s More than 4,000 'Harlem Shake' videos a day are posted on YouTube.

The song that spurred the craze is No. 10 on iTunes Gangnam Style is so last year: 2013's new dance craze is the Harlem Shake.

Georgia College Homecoming Concert Lineup Announced

Country artist Jerrod Nieman and country band Gloriana are set to perform at Georgia College's homecoming concert.

Georgia College announced the homecoming concert lineup at 3 p.m. Monday.