Get your running shoes ready! In conjunction with the 54th Annual Sweet Potato Festival in Ocilla, the Marching "Big Red" will be hosting the annual Tater Trot on October 25. The Tater Trot is a 5K and 1 mile run. We are looking for runners of all ages. Registration fees will be $20 for ages 13 and older, and $15 for ages 12 and younger. The registration deadline is October 13. On-Site registration fees will be $25, regardless of age. Applications are available from Band Director Jacob Fortner, any band booster, or the Ocilla-Irwin County Chamber of Commerce.

Tater Trot Registration

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Toll-Free School Safety Hotline
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The 1-877-SAY-STOP toll- free hotline was created by the Georgia Department of Education. Students can anonymously report anyone who has a weapon, has threatened to bring a weapon to school, or has violated any other school safety rules. The hotline hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; after 5 p.m. all calls will be forwarded to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Callers will not be asked to reveal their identities. Make the call; you can make a difference!