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Crop mob helps out Sandersville farm


The Forest Grove Farm in Sandersville received a few extra pairs of hands.

The Crop Mob of Middle Georgia showed up to help with some much needed tasks for the farm.

The Crop Mob Organization is a group of young volunteers that go to different farms and help where it is needed.

Lyle Lansdell, owner of the Forest Grove Farm in Sandersville, has over 600 acres of land to take care of herself.

OFTC GOAL and Rick Perkins Winners speak at Sandersville Rotary

OFTC GOAL and Rick Perkins Winners speak at Sandersville Rotary

Sandersville, GA - Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s 2014 GOAL and Rick Perkins winners spoke to the Sandersville Rotary Club on Thursday, April 3rd about the importance of technical education.

Janet Smith, OFTC’s GOAL and Rick Perkins Coordinator, gave the Rotarians an overview of both programs before introducing the College’s 2014 GOAL winner Miriam Holtzclaw, an accounting student at OFTC's Sandersville campus. Miriam spoke about her choice of technical education and how important a local, affordable education was to her and her family.

Deal proposes overhaul of Ga. ethics commission

Deal proposes overhaul of Ga. ethics commission

ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing an overhaul of the state ethics commission after a recent jury verdict in favor of an ex-commission employee who claimed retaliation for investigating the governor.

Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson said Monday that the governor's proposal would expand the commission and allow each branch of government to appoint four members. The current five-person commission would grow to 12.

Central Georgia Monday weather

Central Georgia Monday weather

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Crop Mob Forest Grove Farm

Crop Mob Forest Grove Farm

You've heard of a Cash Mob. 

But what about a Crop Mob?

Help out Forest Grove Farm in Sandersville by showing up to help with a few tasks in exchange for a Subway lunch.

Sunday, you can show up to help compost leaves, add amendments and mulching.

Their longtime helper has "health problems," and therfore are behind on spring chores, according to a post on cropmobgeorgia.com

A caravan leaves Milledgeville at 8:30 a.m.

Click to register.

Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park