MILLEDGEVILLE — The Milledgeville Exchange Club will present its annual Christmas parade to the community at 3 p.m. Sunday downtown. Grand marshal for this year’s parade is Jesse Wall. Wall has driven Santa Claus and his escort in the parade for the past 30 years. The parade typically features around 100 entrants including local first responders. Those entries include floats, marchers, cars and trucks, horses and, of course, marching bands from GMC Prep and Baldwin High. The parade route will begin on Franklin Street, turn left onto Elbert Street, left onto Hancock Street and then left onto Clarke Street. The parade will be recorded and broadcast on cable Channel 4 in the days leading up the Christmas holidays.
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California-based manufacturer bringing 80 jobs to Eatonton
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Aalto Scientific, a leading manufacturer in the medical diagnostics industry, will create 80 jobs and invest $9 million into a new manufacturing facility in Eatonton.
What we're covering, Thursday, April 24
Here’s a closer look at what we’re covering today:
Eagle Ridge Elementary celebrates 10 years
Eagle Ridge Elementary School is approaching a special historical milestone. April 26, the school will celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Chaplinwood fishes in the sunshine
Chaplinwood Health & Rehabilitation residents enjoyed the beautiful weather while fishing and having a picnic lunch at Walter B. William's pond Thursday.
Need a Nerd expanding on North Wayne
Need a Nerd, the Milledgeville based computer and cellphone repair company, is all set to expand its business to a One Stop Tech Shop that will include cell phone and computer repairs, web design, web development, computer training and additional retail offerings.
Animal recovering from neglect
Malcolm Hughes, 55, charged with two counts of misdemeanor cruelty to animals Tuesday is currently being held at the Baldwin County jail, according to Lt. Lee Williamson of the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office.
Georgia College releases State of the State Poll
The Georgia College Department of Government and Sociology has released the first edition of Georgia’s State of the State Poll.
City, county joint meeting today on 911
Milledgeville City Council and Baldwin County Commission will hold a joint meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at Allen’s Market, 101 W. McIntosh St.
Gov. approves GMC four-year degree program
Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Tuesday authorizing Georgia Military College, a junior college, to offer a four-year degree program at select campuses across the state.
Morning Update, Thursday, April 24
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