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East Dublin Head Start Applications Being Accepted

East Dublin Head Start Applications Being Accepted

Applications for the new school  year are currently being accepted. 

It's a free program for low-income families with children 3-5 years old.

Availability is limited.

Children are elgible for the services as soon as they turn three years old.

(Transportation is not provided.)

Call 478-275-1545 for more information.

 

Dublin Event for UGA Alumni and Friends

Dublin Event for UGA Alumni and Friends

DUBLIN, GA.-- A tailgate reception for UGA Alumni will feature the collection of UGA memorabilia and World War II artifacts of Curtis Beall, UGA class of 1947.

He's the University's oldest living male cheerleader.

Beall will be presenting over 70 items to the UGA library and representatives will be present to receive the gifts.

Russ, UGA's mascot will also be there.

That's on Tuesday, February 28 at the Dublin-Laurens Chamber of Commerce.

 

Work Ready Connect Brings Industry and Job Seekers Together

Work Ready Connect Brings Industry and Job Seekers Together
Work Ready Connect Brings Industry and Job Seekers Together

Work Ready Connect, a new program powered by Georgia Work Ready, helps Work Ready Certified job seekers and employers connect online within the state. The web site allows job seekers to create a profile, upload a resume, search and apply for job openings within the state of Georgia. It also allows Georgia employers to create profiles, post job listings, review job applicants and search the site for qualified candidates.

The free service is available exclusively to those individuals holding a Work Ready Certificate and those companies that value Work Ready certification among their prospective employees.

Grammy Award-Winning Local Featured Guest at Macon Film Festival

Grammy Award-Winning Local Featured Guest at Macon Film Festival

Dublin native and Grammy award-winning music video producer, executive producer Joseph Uliano will be among the featured guests at the Seventh Annual Macon Film Festival.

Organizers today released a schedule for the festival, which runs Feb. 9-16.

Some of the guests include actress Beth Grant, who's in the Oscar-nominated film 'The Artist," Macon native Jay Carson and Grammy award-winning music video producer, executive producer and Dublin native Joseph Uliano.

Macon native Carrie Preston will appear for a Skype interview.

For a full schedule of the festival, click here.

Here is the festival's news release:

Trinity Christian School Athlete Signs with UNC

Trinity Christian School Athlete Signs with UNC
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Sarah Howard, a senior at Trinity Christian School in Dublin, signed a National Letter of Intent to the University of North Carolina track and field team. 

Headmaster Rick Johnson and athletic director Krista Meadows said congratulatory words at a ceremony held at Trinity today. 

City Names Employee of the Year

City Names Employee of the Year

From the City of Dublin Facebook page:

Congratulations to the 2011 Employee of the Year....Mr. Joseph Whipple Jr.!!!!

Dublin Salvation Army Celebrates Family Store Grand Re-Opening

Dublin Salvation Army Celebrates Family Store Grand Re-Opening

 

DUBLIN, GA.--After months of renovations to expand the floor space of the Dublin Salvation Army Family Store, officials will celebrate its grand re-opening on February 2nd with the ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m.

The Salvation Army Family Store is located at 1617 Telfair Street. 

Major Jim Smith, The Salvation Army Georgia Division Emergency and Disaster Services Director will be the keynote speaker.

James Allen, The Salvation Army Service Center Director for Dublin said, “We are proud to mark this occasion that came from our need to expand our former storage space into sales space to better serve our donors and customers in Laurens County.”

Activities scheduled for the occasion include refreshments served from the canteen which is the disaster mobile feeding unit, and customer appreciation day on Saturday, February 4 with giveaways, prizes, and special savings during the day.