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Houston County Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin

Houston County Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin

WARNER ROBINS, GA.--A Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin is set for the old Winn-Dixie parking lot on Hwy 96 across from Kroger.

That's on March 31st at 9 a.m.

Attendees are asked to wear a hoodie, bring a can of Arizona Ice Tea and a pack of Skittles.

Warner Robins Receives Tree City USA Recognition, Growth Award

Warner Robins Receives Tree City USA Recognition, Growth Award

 

Warner Robins has been named a Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry, a Keep Warner Robins Beautiful news release says.

It is the twenty-first consecutive year Warner Robins has received this national recognition!

For the eighth year, Warner Robins is the recipient of a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating progress in its community forestry program in the following activity areas:  

Education and Public Relations

Publications

Planning and Management

Municipal Funding

Traffic Block for 5K Run Saturday

Traffic Block for 5K Run Saturday

WARNER ROBINS, GA.--On Saturday, Osigian Blvd. will be closed from Georgetown Blvd. to Margie Dr. for the the Cantrell Center 5K Road Race. 

It'll be blocked from 8 a.m. until around 10:30 a.m.

That's according to Warner Robins Police Department's Tabitha Pugh.

 

Traffic will also be affected at the intersection of Willie Lee Parkway and Osigian Boulevard. 

Seek alternate routes during the event.

Viewer Photo of the Day

Viewer Photo of the Day

This photo was taken on January 13, by  one of our viewers, "MsPiggy1."  

Taken in the Walmart parking lot on Watson Blvd.

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 Flat Creek PFA in Houston County.

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

The pass is known as  the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Pass (GORP) for visitors ages 16-64.