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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dublin This Weekend

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dublin This Weekend

1. Downtown Dublin’s newest dining destination, Thigpen’s BBQ opens Friday, December 13th at 11 a.m. Located at 109 W. Jackson Street, Thigpen’s BBQ serves up the best ribs, chicken, and BBQ with finger lickin’ sides like Brunswick stew, mac and cheese, slaw, and beans. Order up lunch and dinner by calling 478-353-1021 or emailing thigpenbbq@outlook.com.

Job openings in Dublin

Job openings in Dublin

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to

Downtown Renovations Driving Economic Development Opportunity in Dublin

Downtown Renovations Driving Economic Development Opportunity in Dublin

In fall 2010, representatives from the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Tourism Product Development Division toured Laurens County and developed a plan to assist community leaders in fostering new and existing tourism products.

Brooke Mullis Named Dublin Visitors Center Manager

Brooke Mullis Named Dublin Visitors Center Manager

Dublin-Laurens Tourism Council, Inc. has promoted Brooke Mullis to the position of Visitors Center Manager. A graduate of West Laurens High School, Mullis attends Middle Georgia State College and is majoring in business. Formerly, Mullis served as program assistant to Tara Bradshaw, Director of Main Street Dublin and Dublin Downtown Development Authority, where she fell in love with Dublin’s downtown. “As Visitors Center Manager, I can put my love for downtown to work and drive people to attractions throughout Laurens County. I love interacting with new people and learning their lives: where they have been and what they have experienced. I want to make sure each person experiences Dublin, the nature, shopping, eating, neat attractions and activities for kids."

Magouirk named Program Director of the Dublin-Laurens Tourism Council

Magouirk named Program Director of the Dublin-Laurens Tourism Council

Dublin-Laurens Tourism Council has named Jessica Magouirk their new Program Director. As Program Director, Magouirk will work in partnership with the Dublin-Laurens Tourism Council, Inc., the Dublin Downtown Development Authority and other community organizations to enhance their tourism and economic development potential. 

"My hope is to build lasting relationships by promoting assets like Theatre Dublin, Market on Madison's farmers market, and Dublin's Visitors Center," stated Magouirk.

Market on Madison serves up Foodie Freshness for Thanksgiving

Market on Madison serves up Foodie Freshness for Thanksgiving

Tired of the same ol' turkey and dressing?

Liven up your Thanksgiving table and get the family foodies counting their blessings with a visit to Dublin's farmers market at Market on Madison on Wednesday, November 26 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission is free, and we've even searched tasty recipes to make your menu pop!

Honey Roast turkey: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/turkey/honey-roast-turkey/

Kale salad with roasted pumpkin, cranberries, and goat cheese: http://heatherchristo.com/cooks/2013/11/05/kale-salad-with-roasted-pumpkin-cranberries-and-goat-cheese/

Turnip or rutabaga puff: http://www.kitchenparade.com/2006/11/turnip-puff.php

Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

It's almost that time of year again: Christmas tree time!

Make a day of it with the family and head out to a local Christmas tree farm to pick out the perfect addition for your holiday decor.

Roberts Christmas Tree Farm in Byron:
Opens Nov. 25- Dec. 22
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
located at 9247 Peach Parkway on Hwy 49.
478-956-5325

Double B Farms in Lizella:
Opens Thanksgiving Day-Dec. 24
10 a.m. - dark
located at 8511 Knoxville Road, Lizella.
478-935-8742