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January 4-- Every year a child has the chance to be recognized as the first born baby of the New Year.

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This year that baby is Mariah Deonia Jones, born Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 6:35 p.m. at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia.

Mariah weighed in at 6 pounds, 4 ounces and is 19 inches long.

Her parents, Michelle Jones and Marciano Kirkland of Swainsboro, are overjoyed by the safe arrival of Mariah.

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