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First Friday: Art & Music at The 567

First Friday: Art & Music at The 567

For the upcoming First Friday in downtown Macon, The 567 Center for Renewal will offer both art and music by talented Middle Georgia artists. From 6 to 9 pm, the gallery presents the opening reception of the new exhibit, "Between the Lines". The exhibit features colorful abstract art by William Raymond Hastings (D.B.A. Ray Durrell), Walter Price, and Kelly Dennard. At the reception, the artists will be on hand to answer questions about their work. From 7 to 9 pm, there will be live music by songwriter Megan North. Both events are free, so feel free to drop by and stay for 10 minutes or 2 hours.

The 567 is located at 533 Cherry Street, Macon. For more information, call 238-6051 or visit their website: http://the567.org

 

Be Prepared: Organizing Your Family For An Emergency

Be Prepared: Organizing Your Family For An Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month so it is a great time to organize and prepare your family for a possible emergency.

For Americans, preparedness must now account for man-made disasters as well as natural ones. Being organized and knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of being prepared and may make all the difference when seconds count. Here are a few tips to safeguard your family in an emergency.

Assemble a “Ready Kit”

Be Prepared: Organizing Your Family For An Emergency

Be Prepared: Organizing Your Family For An Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month so it is a great time to organize and prepare your family for a possible emergency.

For Americans, preparedness must now account for man-made disasters as well as natural ones. Being organized and knowing what to do during an emergency is an important part of being prepared and may make all the difference when seconds count. Here are a few tips to safeguard your family in an emergency.

Assemble a “Ready Kit”

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Have a Plan

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Have a Plan

September is National Preparedness Month so all this month we'll be talking about ways to be better prepared, both for emergencies and your every day life. Join the conversation!

Tuesday Tip: In case of an emergency, have a plan. It doesn't have to be a disaster situation either. What happens if you can't make it home to meet your childrens' school bus? Do they know what to do? - Andi Willis, Good Life Organizing

 

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Have a Plan

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Have a Plan

September is National Preparedness Month so all this month we'll be talking about ways to be better prepared, both for emergencies and your every day life. Join the conversation!

Tuesday Tip: In case of an emergency, have a plan. It doesn't have to be a disaster situation either. What happens if you can't make it home to meet your childrens' school bus? Do they know what to do? - Andi Willis, Good Life Organizing

 

Car Catches Fire at Macon Burger King

A car at a Burger King drive-through in Macon burst into flames Friday morning, filling the restaurant with smoke and heavily damaging the drive-through window.

No one was hurt.

It happened at the store at 3025 Pio Nono Avenue, just north of Williamson Road.

The car's driver, Jerome Sampson, 62, told 13WMAZ's Judy Le that he noticed smoke coming from under the hood while at the drive-through window. When he opened the hood, he saw what he described as a small fire that "could have been put out with a quart of water."

But Sampson says the fire extinguisher a Burger King employee gave him was faulty. The fire spread to the drive-through window and Sampson's Buick LeSabre was gutted before firefighters could save it.

We have left messages with Burger King's corporate spokesman seeking comment.

Sampson said he didn't know how the fire started.

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Use Your Crockpot

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Use Your Crockpot

Tuesday Tip: Make dinner time go a little smoother by using your crockpot at least once a week. There is nothing better than coming home to a dinner that is already cooked!