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Brigadier General Shows Humor at Heels for the Cure Race

Brigadier General Shows Humor at Heels for the Cure Race

Who says generals don't have a sense of humor? Brig. Gen. Cedric George, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex commander, didn't mind being in the "Pink" when it came to supporting his community by running in the Cherry Blossom's Heels for the Cure race.

--Originally posted on Robins AFB Facebook page.

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.

Drive-Through Girl Scout Cookie Booth Saturday

Drive-Through Girl Scout Cookie Booth Saturday

Talk about convenience. 

This Saturday, you can head over to Lake Joy Elementary School for a Drive-Through Girl Scout Cookie Booth.

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 60008, Brownies troop 60016, Juniors troop 60047 and 60054 Cadettes and Seniors will (wo)man the booth from 10-2 Saturday, March 2. They'll sell Girl Scout cookies and collect donations for service projects such as sending cookies to deployed airmen from Robins AFB.

 

Pre-K Students Can 'Spring in for Science,' Egg Hunt

Pre-K Students Can 'Spring in for Science,' Egg Hunt

March 30th Pre k-5th grade students can join the Education Center for Spring into Science!!!! The Easter Bunny will be joining in for Math and Science experiments! There will also be an egg hunt! To register or for more information visit the Education Center's website athttp://www.moaeducation.com/

Central Georgians Jump on "Harlem Shake" Train

Georgia College students jumped on the Youtube viral sensation with their own "Harlem Shake."

First Presbyterian in Macon does the "Harlem Shake" on Valentine's Day.

 

by Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY STORY

Dance craze has roots in the '80s More than 4,000 'Harlem Shake' videos a day are posted on YouTube.

The song that spurred the craze is No. 10 on iTunes Gangnam Style is so last year: 2013's new dance craze is the Harlem Shake.

5th Combat Communications Recognized for Excellence

5th Combat Communications Recognized for Excellence

 

A Robins unit has been recognized for excellence by the Air Force.

Robins Air Force Base, GA. The 5th Combat Communications Group is the winner

of the service’s 2012 information dominance award for large units. The

annual award is given to teams and units who best conduct information

dominance and cyberspace operations in support of Air Force and Department

of Defense operations.

Col. William Waynick, 5th CCG commander, said the award is a validation of

the hard work and sacrifices his Airmen and their families put forth over

the past year.

Some of the 5th CCG's accomplishments during the award period include having

the last cyber Airmen "boots on the ground" during the end of Operation

Iraqi Freedom, providing cyber support to more than 3,000 International

Security Assistance Force personnel, and establishing an Operation Enduring

Freedom command and control radio net.

Nominate A Music Teacher for a GRAMMY Music Educators Award

Nominate A Music Teacher for a GRAMMY Music Educators Award

The Recording Academy announced a new award Sunday on The 55th GRAMMYs Award Show.

Students can nominate teachers for the "GRAMMY's Music Educators Award."

Fill out this form, telling the Recording Academy who it is and where to reach them.

Click here If you're a music teacher reading this and want to nominate yourself.

If you're a school administrator nominating a music educator, use this form.

The deadline is April 15, 2013. The form says that the teacher will then have to fill out an application after your nomination. Be sure to give teachers plenty of time before the April 15 deadline.