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March Madness Selection Sunday party at Mercer

March Madness Selection Sunday party at Mercer

Heritage Elementary is Tops in Fundraising for Jay's HOPE

Heritage Elementary is Tops in Fundraising for Jay's HOPE

Heritage Elementary School was the top elementary school in fundraising for Jay's HOPE for the second year in a row. Heritage students and families donated nearly $950 for this worthy cause.

Area unemployment rates fall

Area unemployment rates fall

Central Georgia's unemployment rate continues to dip, falling from 7.8 to 7.7 percent from December to January.

The rate has declined mostly because the amount of new layoffs decreased by 41 percent, according to a release.

In January 2013, one year ago, the unemployment rate was 9.3 percent.

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

Job openings in Macon

Job openings in Macon

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

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

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

Carter Elementary School celebrates 20th anniversary

Carter Elementary School celebrates 20th anniversary

Sonny Carter Elementary School celebrated its 20th anniversary and paid tribute to namesake Manley Lanier “Sonny” Carter on Thursday, February 27. Staff and students from Carter Elementary School's first 20 years gathered to “Challenge the Edge of the Universe” as they reminisced about the school's early years and celebrated its progress.