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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.

Healthy Habits Program Gets Local Footing

Healthy Habits Program Gets Local Footing

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) received a grant from the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a nutrition and physical activity program in Central Georgia, a Bright from the Start news release says.

Through the “Caregivers Promoting Healthy Habits: Implementing Wellness Policies in Child Care Centers in Georgia,” Bright from the Start will provide 38 early care and education centers in 42 middle Georgia counties with assistance in developing and implementing wellness policies that encourage healthy eating and physical activity for children ages zero to five years.

The selected centers will receive up to $3,000 in the form of sub-grants to support wellness activities.

New Outdoor Recreation Pass Needed in Some Wildlife Areas

New Outdoor Recreation Pass Needed in Some Wildlife Areas

The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division now requires a recreation pass for Beaver Dam Wildlife Management Area and Hugh M. Gillis PFA in Laurens County.

That's according to a Department of Natural Resources news release.

City of Dublin Bicentennial Schedule

City of Dublin Bicentennial Schedule

Jan. 14: Martin Luther King Parade

Jan. 16: MLK breakfast at 9 a.m.

January: City of Dublin Exhibit at the Dublin-Laurens Museum

February: If I Were Mayor Essay Contest, Fashion of the Era Show (TBD)

March 12: Irish Dance

March 20: Bicentennial Field Trip/Tour of City Facilities

March 2012: St. Patrick's Exhibit

March 2012: St. Patrick's Festival Bicentennial Pins & T-shirts for sale


See more information at the City's website.

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