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Arts, Antique gallery to open on Cherry Street

Arts, Antique gallery to open on Cherry Street

A new arts and antique gallery opens downtown on Cherry Street Wednesday.

Travis Jean celebrates with a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. today. They're located at 530 Cherry Street.

Cherry Blossom Festival officially opens Friday

Cherry Blossom Festival officially opens Friday

It's time to wear pink in honor of Macon's Cherry Blossom Festival.

The official opening ceremony kicks off the festival Friday, March 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Central City Park.

Then, festival-goers can enjoy trolley tours, cemetery spirit strolls, a military ball, lantern tours and a concert, all on Friday.

Macon has a "Need for Speed"

Macon has a "Need for Speed"

Last April, Central Georgians spotted a silver Mustang, built for racing, speeding through Macon. Thursday night, it raced onto silver screens as the movie "Need for Speed' cruised into theaters. 13WMAZ's Elise Brown camped out at the AmStar 16 on Zebulon Road to catch audiences on their way in and out of the first showing. David Jones chose to celebrate his birthday by seeing the film.

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

The 10th Annual Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale happens Friday and Saturday along US Hwy 341 from Barnesville to Jesup, GA.

This is not just any yard sale, this is a treasure trove of fun and bargains with antiques, locally crafted items, food and the traditional yard sale fare.  Look for the "Official" signs and banners.

For more information on this event or how to become an "Official Vendor", contact the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce at (229) 868-6365 or email rogers@telfairco.org

More information can also be found on www.peachestothebeaches.com

Soapbox Derby calling for car submissions

Soapbox Derby calling for car submissions

Magnolia Street Soapbox Derby calls for car submissions for this year's race. This year's event is on Saturday, April 12 at noon.

Full Details: Soapbox Derby Submissions

Barden Elementary Students Participate in National Reading Challenge

Barden Elementary Students Participate in National Reading Challenge

On Friday, February 28, Barden Elementary School participated in the Accelerated Reader (AR) Read the Most Coast to Coast event. On this day, students around the country attempted to take a total of 5 million AR tests. Students at Barden Elementary read in their classrooms all day long and took AR tests. Guest readers also visited and participated in the fun.