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Visit Dublin Saturday for a Frightfully Good Time

Visit Dublin Saturday for a Frightfully Good Time

Here's the top five reasons to Visit Dublin this weekend:

1. Scare up a feast by visiting the Farmers Market at Market on Madison on Saturday, October 26th from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fresh local fruits, veggies, baked goods, herbs, and more await! Admission is free. Call 478-272-2560 for more information.

2. Attend a performance of “Walk Among the Shadows,” Dublin’s living history tours of the Old City Cemetery, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Old City Cemetery located at 305 ½ W. Gaines Street in downtown Dublin. Each tour lasts one hours and shares Dublin’s history using actors in period attire. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, and can be purchased in advance by calling 478-277-5074 or prior to the event at the ticket counter.

West Laurens Beats Howard

Garrel Quainton tossed first half touchdown passes to Justin Smith and Calvin Walker to lead West Laurens to a 35-7 win over the Howard Huskies Thursday night at the Ed Defore Sports Complex.

Keiondre Wedderburn scored the Howard touchdown in the second quarter.

Georgia Prep Football Poll

 

ATLANTA- Georgia high school football polls of the 2013 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

Class A

Record Pts Prv

1. Eagle's Landing Christian (17) 5-0 170 1

2. Landmark Christian 7-0 149 2

3. Aquinas 6-0 138 3

4. Seminole County 6-0 113 4

5. Prince Avenue Christian 6-1 91 6

6. Johnson County 6-0 83 7

7. Marion County 6-0 70 8

8. Mount Paran Christian 5-1 53 9

9. Darlington 5-1 31 10

10. Mt. Pisgah Christian 6-0 25 NR

 

Others receiving votes: Irwin County 9, Emanuel County Institute 2, Calvary Day 1.

 

"Walk Among the Shadows" Tour Brings Dublin's Old City Cemetery to Life

"Walk Among the Shadows" Tour Brings Dublin's Old City Cemetery to Life

A performance of "Walk Among The Shadows,” Dublin's living history tours of the Old City Cemetery, will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013, 4pm - 6pm in the Old City Cemetery located at 305 ½ W. Gaines Street in downtown Dublin. Designed to raise awareness of the historical value of the cemetery, "Walk Among the Shadows" shares Dublin's history using actors in period attire, increases tourism, and focuses on beautifying downtown.

Each tour lasts one hour, with tour times scheduled for 4 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 4:40 p.m., and 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, and can be purchased by calling 478-277-5074 or visiting Theatre Dublin’s box office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Ga. Officials to Connect Veterans with Employers

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting events in five cities throughout the state to connect veterans with employers who are looking for skilled workers.

The department's Paychecks for Patriots event is scheduled for Oct. 17 and is part of an initiative aimed at helping as many as 80,000 veterans returning to Georgia over the next four years find work.

Officials say the department is partnering with several organizations, including the Georgia National Guard, the Technology Association of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to host the events.

Music & Comedy Great Wayne Hosford Performs at Dublin Farm Tonight

Music & Comedy Great Wayne Hosford Performs at Dublin Farm Tonight

Don't miss your chance to experience the talents of award-winning concert and cabaret performer Wayne Hosford live at Dublin Farm on Friday, Oct. 11th at 7 p.m. Tickets are $75 per person and include an Italian dinner buffet crafted by Ristorante da Maria, drinks, and show.

Located at 875 Currie Road in Dublin, Dublin Farm Bed & Breakfast will host Hosford's performance the New York Post has called "A one in a million talent...possessing an energy and freshness that's dazzling...patently brilliant...Hosford's singing and playing put him near the top of his profession."

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black Cooks Chicken and Dessert

Agriculture Comissioner Gary Black dropped by the studio today to whip up some smoked chicken and apple crisp for dessert.

The recipe for Gigi's Apple Crisp is as follows:

  • 6 large cooking apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 sticks butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine apples, water and lemon juice in an lightly greased 8x8 inch baking dish. In a bowl combine oatmeal, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Pour in the butter and stir to make a crumbly mixture. Spread mixture evenly over apples, bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the topping is crisp and browned.