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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.
  • 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.

Share Your Big Game Recipes

Share Your Big Game Recipes

As you ready the couch cushions, the grocery store lists and the TV remotes, we'd like to hear what kind of food you're planning to make Sunday.

Share your favorite big game recipes with us and we might feature them on 13WMAZ.com

Email recipes and links to recipes to eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com

Eatonton Driver Wins Road Warrior Feature at Dublin Speedway

Eatonton Driver Wins Road Warrior Feature at Dublin Speedway

Matt  McCullough of Atlanta, Ga. passed Eddie Moss of Deland, Fla., on the white flag lap to score the "Border Wars" victory between Fla., Ga., Ala., and Tenn.  mini-sprint drivers at Dublin-441 Speedway Sat. night Aug. 25th. Moss, the pole sitter led the first 14 laps with McCullough and Dirk Miller of Sanford Fla., in pursuit. McCullough slipped underneath Moss between turns 3 & 4, with several  hundred fans on their feet. Miller settled for 3rd.

In Late Models  Robert "Bloomingdale Flash" Diekemper gambled a last lap pass on leader Phil Pittman of Vidalia  to win His feature event. Eric Bagget and Blake Smith, both of Dublin  were 3rd & 4th, while Matt Dooley of Fayetteville, Ga. was 5th.

Eatonton Chamber to Plan Homecoming for Gold Medalist

Eatonton Chamber to Plan Homecoming for Gold Medalist

The Chamber will organize a homecoming for Eatonton's Gold Medalist, Vincent Hancock.

More details to come.

If you'd like to volunteer for the event, call 706-485-7701.

YOUR PHOTOS: Photo of the Day

YOUR PHOTOS: Photo of the Day

This photo, taken by user EatontonClicker, was taken in Putnam County. 

We want to feature your photos you've taken around Hancock and Putnam Counties.

Email photos with your name to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com