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Canceled: St. Patrick's Irish Balloon Fest This Weekend

Canceled: St. Patrick's Irish Balloon Fest This Weekend

DUBLIN, GA.--The balloon fest that was to kick off Friday at the VA Hospital was canceled due to inclement weather.

Bleckley Man Finds Happiness in Hobbies

Bleckley Man Finds Happiness in Hobbies

John Crowe, 42, stands in his workshop area in his family home in Cochran, and points out different pieces of equipment. “I use that for my wood working.” “That is for the cars.” “That is for the metalwork.” “That is for the photography.”

Crowe, who is the operations manager at Dublin GM/Nissan in Dublin, Georgia, said, “I am one of those types of people who just likes to learn.”

His bookshelves are full of 'how-to' books. “I don't read any book that is not going to teach me something, except the Bible, and well, that teaches us things too.”

Crowe is very easy-going, flexible and relaxed.

Dublin Guitar Shop Named Small Business of the Quarter

Dublin Guitar Shop Named Small Business of the Quarter

From the Chamber's Facebook page: 

Jim Finley, owner of Jim's Ultimate Guitar Shop, located on 2216 Veterans Boulevard in Dublin, Georgia, was awarded with the Small Business of the 1st Quarter plaque. Mr. Finley, his wife, son, and staff member are pictured with the Board of the Directors.

Dublin Gospel Singers to Perform in Macon

Dublin Gospel Singers to Perform in Macon

DUBLIN, GA.--With Becky Hataway and Brad Meeks from Dublin, and other singers Naomi and the Segos, Driven Quartert and South Ga. Quartet..

Miranda Lambert to Perform at Macon Centreplex

Miranda Lambert to Perform at Macon Centreplex

MACON, GA.  - Miranda Lambert hits the stage on Thursday, February 23rd   with Chris Young and Jerrod Niemann at the Macon Centreplex.

Tickets start at  $28.25 and are available at the Macon Centreplex Ticket Office, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Lambert's new CD ‘Four the Record’  was released Tuesday, November 1st. 

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.