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Shutdown: What's Open, What's Not At Robins AFB

Shutdown: What's Open, What's Not At Robins AFB

Robins AFB projects the following activities on base will be affected by the shutdown:

Governor Perdue to Visit Lake Joy Primary

Governor Perdue to Visit Lake Joy Primary

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – Gov. Sonny Perdue will visit Lake Joy Primary School on Oct. 3, 2013, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.  The governor will speak to the second grade students during two 30-minute sessions.

Sonny Perdue served as the 81st Governor of Georgia from 2003 to 2011.  Born in Perry, he and his wife reside in Bonaire.  His father was a farmer and his mother was a teacher.

Lake Joy Primary is located at 995 Lake Joy Road in Warner Robins.  Dr. April Strevig serves as principal. For additional information, please contact Dr. Strevig at 478-953-0465. 

Mercer Gets $12.4 Million Grant for Robins Research

Mercer University's Engineering Research Center in Warner Robins has been awarded a $12.4 million contract from the federal government.

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the funding will be used for engineering research and to analyze potential deficiencies related to the Air Force's rotary-wing weapons systems.

Work during the contract will focus on identifying and solving structural and mechanical integrity issues, particularly those associated with age such as fatigue, cracking, damage tolerance and corrosion, a Department of Defense news release stated.

The Air Force expects the contract to increase aircraft availability and reduce maintenance downtime.

Work will be done in Warner Robins with an expected completion date of Sept. 19, 2014.

Keep Warner Robins Beautiful Awards

Keep Warner Robins Beautiful Awards
Business of the Month

CertusBank on South Houston Lake Road received the Business of the Month Award from Keep Warner Robins Beautiful (KWRB).  Pictured accepting the plaque from Lisa Redmond (KWRB) is Jennifer Tabor, Manager.  Also pictured are (left to right) Jack Steed (KWRB), Kristin Thomas, Christy DeRousse, Kevin Greer, Arthur Head (both KWRB) and Amanda Clayton. 

 

Clean Campus Award Perdue Elementary School received the Clean Campus Award from the Central Georgia Board of Realtors (CGBR) and Keep Warner Robins Beautiful (KWRB).   Pictured (center) is Principal Shawn Carpenter with representatives of KWRB Youth Advisory Board.  Pictured (back row) are KWRB members Arthur Head, Kevin Greer and Jack Steed.

 

Free Flu Vaccine Offered at Houston Co. Schools

Free Flu Vaccine Offered at Houston Co. Schools

Free flu vaccines are being offered to students on Houston County campuses from October 23 through December 10.

Parents are invited to be present at the time of their child's shot, especially for parents of elementary school children, according to a release.

Consent forms will be sent home to parents if you wish for your child to receive the vaccination.

Teachers and staff will also be able to receive the shot and there will be no out of pocket expense for those with Medicaid, Peachcare, Medicare Part B, Wellcare, Amerigroup, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, or a state benefit plan through United Healthcare or Cigna. For more information, call 478-929-7767.

Here's when vaccines will be given at each school:

Elementary Schools

Hilltop Elementary School Names New Principal

Hilltop Elementary School Names New Principal

Houston County, GA – The Houston County Board of Education appointed Dr. Ovedia Dugger-Glover as principal of Hilltop Elementary School at today’s Board meeting.  Currently she is the assistant principal of instruction at Warner Robins Middle School.

“I am delighted to be named principal of Hilltop Elementary School,” commented Dr. Glover.  “As an educator, I believe that providing positive deposits through quality instruction is essential for student learning.  I look forward to working with the best elementary school in Houston County!”