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Be a Part of The Great American Cleanup

Be a Part of The Great American Cleanup

 

Look out your window, do you like what you see?  Maybe it could use a little bit of cleaning up?

Now you have an excuse to get involved in a park, street or neighborhood cleanup.  Why?  Because it’s the   nationwide Great American Cleanup™ and Keep Warner Robins Beautiful has decided to FIGHT DIRTY!

KAB is the nation’s largest annual community improvement program.  Last year 4,2 million volunteers participated in events held in more than 20,500 communities.  To get the really big picture of what results this three-month event accomplished, go to www.kab.org and click on Great American Cleanup™ Results.  Be prepared to be amazed. 

But what about your own corner of the world?  That’s where it all starts…with  your willingness to FIGHT DIRTY!

How to Get 50 Percent Off at Houston Hardware

How to Get 50 Percent Off at Houston Hardware

Get 50 percent off at Houston Hardware with 13WMAZ's DealChicken.

 

Solar Farm Proposed at Robins AFB

Solar Farm Proposed at Robins AFB

Robins could one day be home to a solar photovoltaic plant. 

Georgia Power, in cooperation with the Georgia Public Service Commission, is encouraging new solar development opportunities to help increase the state's solar generation.

The Air Force is offering 57 acres of property here as a potential site for a commercial plant.

PHOTO OF THE DAY | Friendly Raccoon Visits

PHOTO OF THE DAY | Friendly Raccoon Visits

Our friendly neighborhood raccoon pays a visit

Submitted By Jay in Warner Robins.

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Hancock-Putnam
Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski
Twiggs
Sandersville
Milledgeville
Peach-Crawford
Gray-Jones
Forsyth-Monroe
Dublin
Perry 
Warner Robins
Macon
R
obins AFB

These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

  • Post about your hobby: 
    Exercise 
    Photography 
    Scrapbooking 
    Hunting 
    Fishing 
    Couponing 
    Music reviews 
    Movie reviews 
    Local fashion

 

  • Are you that person who always takes photos at the high school's football games or at community festivals?  You can log in with your new account and create a gallery to show off your photos on our site.
  • Have a story idea that may need a reporter in our newsroom? Send us a news tip by emailing eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com
  • Where You Live is your space for public conversation.  Feel free to comment on others' articles. New ideas can crop up just from simple conversations with others.
  • See something bizarre around town? Take a (cell phone) photo and post it to your community site! Maybe someone else will know the background story.
  • Add an event to our community calendar. Click "Add an Event"  on your community site's event section.
  • Like" us on Facebook to include your local news, breaking news and weather warnings and watches in your Facebook feed.
  • Follow us on Twitter for breaking news and weather updates.

Georgia National Rodeo Starts in Perry Thursday

Georgia National Rodeo Starts in Perry Thursday

The Georgia National Rodeo returns to the Perry National Fairgrounds and Agricenter Thursday through Saturday.

Watch Georgians compete in bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping and tie down roping.

Cowboys and cowgirls will hail from Aragon, Waycross, Greenville, Folkston, Norman Park, Tifton, Summerville, Claxton, Fort Valley, Lafayette, Dalton, Rome, Resaca, Ranger, Boston, and Lawrenceville.

You can purchase tickets online, at the box office or by calling 478-987-3247.

Interactive: Find a Flu Shot Near You

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The flu has hit 47 states, including Georgia.