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Community Action Agency to Hold Foreclosure Workshop

Middle Georgia Community Action Agency (MGCAA) will hold a Foreclosure Prevention Workshop on February 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The workshop will be held at Cam Campbell Community Center located at 110 Oak Grove Rd. in Warner Robins.

That is according to a MGCAA news release.

This free workshop is open to anyone wishing to speak with a HUD-certified counselor or want to learn more about home retention programs.

“Persons behind on their mortgage payments will benefit from this workshop, also.

The workshop will cover loan modifications, what one can do to keep their home from going into foreclosure, and the foreclosure process,” says Elcana Southall, HUD-certified Housing Counselor for MGCAA.

There is no charge for this workshop and all materials will be provided.

If you would like to attend this informative workshop, please contact Elcana Southall at 478-328-0333 or 1-800-422-9063.

Reservations are encouraged.

Houston & Perry Arts Hosts 'Art of Chocolate"

The Houston Arts Alliance and Perry Arts Center host their annual event of art, food and an auction at Art of Chocolate Saturday, February 12.

The event takes place at Perry Arts Center from 7 to 11 p.m.

Sample chocolates, bid on items in the silent auction and dance to music by the Georgia Big Band.

Tickets are $25 per person.

For tickets or more information, call 478-218-5229.

Museum of Aviation Holds 6th Golf Tournament in Memory of Robert L. Scott Jr.

Museum of Aviation Holds 6th Golf Tournament in Memory of Robert L. Scott Jr.

The Museum of Aviation Foundation will hold the sixth Annual Brig. Gen. Robert L. Scott, Jr. Memorial Golf Scramble April 15, 2011 at Healy Point Country Club in Macon. 

February 27 will mark five years since the famed World War II flying ace from Macon Georgia passed away less than two months before his 98th birthday.  

“Scott’s memory lives on in Middle Georgia,” said Pat Bartness, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation. 

“This tournament honors Macon’s true hometown hero whose legacy will forever be enshrined at the Museum of Aviation.”  Last year, in honor of General Scott, the Museum of Aviation named its newest hangar the Scott Exhibit Hangar.

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Wyle Office Location

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Wyle Office Location

WARNER ROBINS, GA- The Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Wyle’s new Warner Robins office location Friday, Feb. 4.

The new Wyle facility provides support to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center and Ogden Air Logistics Center in Layton, Utah. Beginning with only a handful of employees in 2002, the local office staff has grown to more than 60, enhancing day-to-day customer communications and support.

For the past eight years the Warner Robins office has expanded, providing support to the Air Force with reliability centered maintenance studies and analysis, Mechanical System Integrity Program development, critical safety items studies and analyses, modernization programs, modeling and simulation, finite element analyses and parts obsolescence. The local office provides analytical services in support of various customer programs, such as F-15, C-5, C-130, C-17, T-38, and A-10.

Northside High Hosts Junior Night

Northside High School is holding a Junior Night Tuesdayat 6:30 p.m. in the Ray Horne Auditorium. 

Information will be presented about the Georgia High School Graduation Tests (GHSGT) and other graduation requirements. 

A College Fair will also be a part of the event with about 12 exhibitors on display in the cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m.

To help ensure success in high school, parents and students will receive information about the GHSGT, preparation, tutoring and subject matter, a Houston County Board of Education news release says. 

The College Fair will have representatives from these colleges in attendance:  ABAC, Auburn University, Fort Valley State University, Georgia College and State University, Georgia Military College, Georgia Southern University, Macon State College, Mercer University, Middle Georgia Technical College, Valdosta State University, Wesleyan College and Young Harris College. 

Citizen Police Academy Now Accepting Applications

The Warner Robins Police Department is now registering for the Spring 2011 Citizen Police Academy.

That is according to a Warner Robins Police Department news release. 

The Academy is a 12-week program that gives participants an opportunity to gain better understanding of the responsibilities and challenges of the police profession. 

Participants will learn about several areas of law enforcement such as the hiring process, investigation divisions, SWAT team, use of force, and other areas. 

The Academy will also allow citizens to experience some of the training associated with police work. 

Ride-alongs with patrol officers will be highly recommended. 

Applicants do not have to be a citizen of Warner Robins to participate. 

The Academy will meet on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and will start on March 10 and continue through May 26. 

Georgia Child Identification Program

The Georgia Masons and Centerville Police Department are hosting a free Child Identification Program this Saturday, Feb. 5, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Centerville City Hall. 

From the event, parents take home a CD that contains:

  • several full-color digital photos of the child
  • complete set of digital fingerprints
  • information about the child such as distinguishing features.

This information can be used in the case of an abduction in the Amber Alert program.

The entire process takes about 10 to 15 minutes. 

There is no age limit for participants and anyone may benefit, regardless of address. 

In addition, a magic show will be provided and a fire truck and police care will be on display. 

Centerville City Hall is located at 300 E. Church Street in Centerville.