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'Race for Grace' 5K Set for Thanksgiving Morning

'Race for Grace' 5K Set for Thanksgiving Morning

Some Central Georgians won't gobble until they wobble on Thanksgiving Day thanks to the "Race for Grace" Half-Marathon, 12K, 6K and one mile run.

That takes place at Marie Baptist Church. Registration for the half-marathon is $35 and the other races are $25 to participate.

Proceeds benefit Teen Challenge Middle GA, a Christian residential program for men struggling with things like drugs and alcohol. 

The half-marathon begins at 7 a.m. and the 6K and one-mile run start at 9 a.m.

 

The Blue Cart: What is it for, really?

The Blue Cart: What is it for, really?

The City of Dublin blog says that over 700 tons were recycled rather than going to the landfill since the inception of the blue cart.

Georgia State Retirees to Meet in Dublin

Georgia State Retirees to Meet in Dublin

--Submitted by Brenda Woodard

 

For the past several months, locally retired employees with the State of Georgia have been meeting in Dublin to consider forming a local membership chapter of the Georgia State Retirees Association (GSRA).  The next meeting will be held at the Laurens County Library on Bellevue Ave in Dublin on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:00 A.M.  Representative Bubber Epps, District 140, will be the speaker at this meeting.  Rep. Epps is a member of the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight Committee with the Georgia House of Representatives.

Kroger Announces Spinach Recall in Georgia Stores

Kroger Announces Spinach Recall in Georgia Stores

If you've recently purchased spinach at your local Kroger grocery store, it may be contaminated with Listeria.

Kroger is recalling spinach sold at it's stores in 15 states.

The recall affects 10 ounce packages of "Fresh Selections Tender Spinach" and had a "best if used by" date of September 16th.

Return the spinach to the store for a full refund or replacement.

Dublin's Bicentennial Bash Features Fireworks

Dublin's Bicentennial Bash Features Fireworks

Dublin celebrates 200 years with a a Bicentennial Bash on July 3.

That's at Southern Pines Pregional Park from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30.

There will be a fireworks show, karaoke and other activities.

See more information online.

Farmers Market Holds Grand Opening Saturday

Farmers Market Holds Grand Opening Saturday

The Farmers Market opens Saturday from 7:30 until 12:30 p.m.

See the flyer above for the vendors and items available.

 

Laurens County Raises Over $40K for Relay for Life

Laurens County Raises Over $40K for Relay for Life

Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. 
Laurens County's Relay for LIfe is set for May 11 at West Laurens Middle School.