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1 or 2 day bookings for SUBURBAN RESIDENTS and TOURISTS with 2012 to 2019 cars


Please READ CAREFULLY , especially on availability notes


Casting for MEN and WOMEN

to be suburban residents and tourists in a nice small town, with our lead characters!



– AGES 18 to 80

– many will be booked with your 2012 to 2019 cars

Car colors: NO custom colors, white, black or bright red (maroon and burgundy is ok!!)

WORK DATES: MON 10/1 and MON 10/2 *** – DAYTIME filming -morning start time


***NOTE: Some will be booked for both days, some 1 of the 2 days

– Pay rate is $72 for 8 hrs with OT after that

– $25 for booked cars








CURRENT, CLEAR, PHOTOS !!! Please send good CURRENT face photos: 1 from the chest up, and 1 full length photo from the knees up. Please send photos in nice casual or business attire. ALSO, your photos must show your current facial hair/clean shaven and your current hair length. Non-smiling photos are requested. If you have professional headshots, you must send the above photos as well.


Then please List the following:

First and Last NAME


CITY & STATE (where you will be coming from!)

Email address




– AND-

LIST your car info as follows:

– COLOR, YEAR, MAKE and MODEL…don’t forget COLOR!!!

NOTE: YOU MUST LIST YOUR CAR INFO, even if you attached photo- and list the info regardless of year, so that we know you didn’t forget to include it (or say “NO CAR” )




We need EMS workers who are available the evening of Friday, October 12th to work background on Project ‘Mary Lou’. The rate is $75/8 and this shoots in the Metro Atlanta area. If you are an EMS worker or have EMS experience in the past, and are available for this shoot, please send a 3/4 photo, your phone number, height, weight, all sizes and EMS experience to The subject of this email should be “EMS 10/12” Thank you!

‘Slow, steady progress’ reported for injured Covington officer

NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. – Injured police officer Matt Cooper is making “slow but steady progress” in his rehabilitation at Shepherd Center, officials said.

Cooper, 34, of Covington, was moved to the center’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program earlier this month from Grady Memorial Hospital. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head in the line of duty Sept. 3.

“He is participating in physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy daily,” according to a post on the Covington police Facebook page.

His treatment team does not know how long he will be at Shepherd Center.

“His family, the doctors, the nurses are very encouraged about his progression.  It’s just going to take a long, long time to get back to being Cooper again,” said Lt. Chris Smith, with the Covington Police Department.

Under the bright lights of a high school football game, the city of Covington showed its true colors on Thursday night. There was a special ceremony to honor Cooper, and seemingly everyone who knows him turned out to support him.

“This is heartwarming. It’s overwhelming. It doesn’t surprise us, because this (is) Covington,” Smith said.


Cooper, married and a father of two, was shot pursuing a shoplifting suspect from a Walmart on Industrial Boulevard. He was hit between his eyes, and the bullet traveled down to his carotid artery, clotting his blood and saving his life, previously reported.

“The family continues to be very appreciative for the outpouring of support from family, friends and the community,” according to the Facebook post, “but has requested privacy at this time.”

A GoFundMe account for Cooper’s medical expenses is available. As of Thursday evening, it has raised over $32,000 of its $40,000 fundraising goal.

Cooper’s friends believe a night like this will help their wounded eagle once again fly high.

“Those prayers are touching him.  And he’s fighting as hard as any man could,” Smith said. (Source:

Amazon Hiring 1,200 New Workers

Amazon is hosting a hiring event in our area to fill more than 1,000 positions at the new Georgia location.

According to officials with Amazon, the company is hiring 1,200 part-time positions at their new sortation center in Jefferson.

To fill the positions, Amazon has planned several hiring events starting Monday.


Candidates must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma — or equivalent — to be considered.

All interested candidates should apply online to indicate a shift preference and to set up an appointment at the hiring event.

Walk-ins are also welcome at the hiring events.

Below is the schedule of hiring events:

  • Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The hiring events will take place at the Jefferson Civic Center on Kissam Street.


Associates scheduled to work 20 to 29 hours per week receive health care benefits after 90 days, holiday pay, employee discounts and more.

Amazon officials say it also offers flexible work schedules for associates who are in school.

CLICK HERE for more information about jobs with Amazon.

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Tad & Drex Great Big Give Back

The B98.5’s Tad & Drex morning show is going all over Atlanta volunteering at charities… want it to be yours? Enter right now for B98.5's Great Big Give Back, presented by Kroger! Every month we’ll pick a great local charity and send Tad, Drex and Kara out to volunteer with them for the day!

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