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Healthy Habits Program Gets Local Footing

Healthy Habits Program Gets Local Footing

Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) received a grant from the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a nutrition and physical activity program in Central Georgia, a Bright from the Start news release says.

Through the “Caregivers Promoting Healthy Habits: Implementing Wellness Policies in Child Care Centers in Georgia,” Bright from the Start will provide 38 early care and education centers in 42 middle Georgia counties with assistance in developing and implementing wellness policies that encourage healthy eating and physical activity for children ages zero to five years.

The selected centers will receive up to $3,000 in the form of sub-grants to support wellness activities.

Friday Night: Tennille's Christmas on the Square

Friday Night: Tennille's Christmas on the Square

Friday, Dec. 9 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

Meet the Designers Event

Meet the Designers Event

Friday, Dec. 9 from 4-7 p.m. you can meet the designers at Geo's Quarters.

Joseph Walden Design Director of Christopher Radko & Cinda Boomershine founder & owner of cindy b handbags.

Where To Get a Flu Shot in Sandersville

Where To Get a Flu Shot in Sandersville

 

  • You can get a flu vaccine at the following locations in Sandersville, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: 206 SOUTH HARRIS STREET, SANDERSVILLE, GA, 31082(478) 552-0559M-F 8a-9p, Sa 9a-6p, Su 10a-6p
  •  1308 S Harris St, Sandersville, GA 31082-6913(877) 279-3588Daily 9-7

 

Haunting in Downtown Davisboro

Haunting in Downtown Davisboro

 

Where To Go: National Pill Take-Back Day

Where To Go: National Pill Take-Back Day

On Saturday, October 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, Americans will be able to drop off their expired, unused, and unwanted pills at sites across the country free of charge, no questions asked.  By doing so, they will be helping prevent drug abuse and theft.   

It's all part of the Third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a Drug Enforcement Administration news release says.

Here is where you can go locally to drop off your pills:

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Where to Go for Your Pumpkins:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Best Nursery's Pumpkin Patch, Harris County:  Open Oct 1-Nov 16. Call 706-327-1515 for information. 
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Opens Saturday, Sept 24.
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. Open Oct. 1-Oct. 31
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.