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School is Almost Out in Houston County

School is Almost Out in Houston County

Two full weeks left of school in Houston County.

But who's counting?

The last day of school is Friday, May 24.
Seniors graduate Saturday, May 25.
(Where does the time go?)

Students and teachers, have you thought about what you want to this summer?

Students Win State Science & Engineering Awards

Students Win State Science & Engineering Awards

 

Houston County students won several awards at the 65th Georgia Science and Engineering Fair held at the University of Ga. March 21-23, 2013.  Forty-four students qualified for state by winning first place in the region competition.  At State, four won first place and 11 won special awards; many more brought home second or third place awards. 

Congratulations to the following first-place state winners:

  • Bonaire Middle:  Mitchell Groover and Daniel Hawthorne (pictured from left in first photo), 1st place in their category for “The Helper,” and “Most Outstanding 7th Grade Project.” 

Their teacher sponsor, Janine Davis, commented, “I am very proud of them! This is one of the most creative projects I’ve ever seen. They designed and created a working windshield wiper for a motorcycle helmet, and then tested it with a group of students to test the visibility. It was awesome!”

Houston County Students Tour Macon Airport

Houston County Students Tour Macon Airport

Kindergarten students from Linwood Elementary in Houston County will tour the Middle Georgia Regional Airport on Friday, May 10, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Students, as part of their transportation studies, will be shown the functions and operations of the airport, including ticketing, baggage claim, TSA, planes from Lowe’s Aviation, ARFF trucks, and police vehicles. They will also get to see a demonstration by a Macon Police Department K-9 unit.

Tours of the airport by schools can be arranged by contacting the administrative offices at 478-788-3760. For press coverage of today’s tour, call Airport Manager Doug Faour at 478-262-2541.

Senior Leaders at Robins AFB Enjoy Repeat Win at the 2nd Annual Robins Cup Golf Tournament

Senior Leaders at Robins AFB Enjoy Repeat Win at the 2nd Annual Robins Cup Golf Tournament

Warner Robins, GA- Col. Mitchel Butikofer and senior leaders from Robins Air Force Base united with community leaders from throughout the Robins Region to win it all in a very close match during the 2nd Annual Robins Cup Golf Tournament.

Sponsored by the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, State Bank & Trust Company and Lowe Toyota, the event’s purpose was for leaders to have a day of fun while appreciating and further enhancing the already great relationship between Robins Air Force Base and the local community.

The event matched Col. Mitchel Butikofer and 35 senior Robins AFB leaders with 36 community leaders who competed in an 18 hole, two person scramble, match play event.  Both Robins AFB and community leaders alike thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to network and strengthen ties during the event.  Major General Bob McMahon, USAF retired, led the Community Team.

Chamber Honors RCI Collision As April Business of the Month

Chamber Honors RCI Collision As April Business of the Month

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Business of the Month Committee of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce presented RCI Collision with the April Business of the Month Award, sponsored by Ambassador Personnel.

Located at 810 Corder Road, RCI Collision was founded by owner D. Sean Rollins in November 2003.

“RCI Collision is one of the fastest growing small businesses in Warner Robins over the past several years,” said Andrea Griner, BOM chair, as she read the nomination.  “They perform excellent work and offer great customer service.”

RCI Collision has recently purchased and cleaned up the corner of Nelson Drive and Corder Road to add additional customer parking and to benefit the aesthetics of the facility.

“The changes that RCI has made really compliment the new Corder Road renovations,” said Chad Bryant, a friend and customer.  “They have set the standard for redevelopment of that area.”

Robins Region Celebrates 2nd Annual Chamber Week

Robins Region Celebrates 2nd Annual Chamber Week

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Chamber Week (May 13-17, 2013); an initiative which showcases the role that the Chamber plays in the community by focusing on leadership development, community and government advocacy, education and networking.

Elementary School Presents Quilts to Local Military Veterans

Elementary School Presents Quilts to Local Military Veterans

 

Hilltop Elementary School students participated in the Quilts of Valor program which crafts quilts to present to military veterans and combat service members.  Twenty-five quilts will be presented by Hilltop Elementary and the Quilts of Valor Foundation on May 9, 2013, at 1:45 at a third grade assembly in the cafeteria.

Recipients include an active duty member and retired veterans who now work for the school system. The honorees are: