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Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

The Georgia Writers Museum is accepting written work for their Creative Writing Contest.

Deadline to enter is August 15.

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CAREER FAIR Today at OFTC Dublin Campus

CAREER FAIR Today at OFTC Dublin Campus
Oconee Fall Line Technical College and the Department of Labor are holding their annual Career Fair TODAY at the  College's Dublin Campus. Come visit with these employers and community resource partners who will be attending our Career Fairs/Expos next week.   

OFTC Dublin Campus:      Tuesday, July 15th, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Dubose Porter Center

How to get a dozen donuts for 77¢

How to get a dozen donuts for 77¢

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme is preparing for its 77th birthday. To celebrate, it is offering customers a special deal on its signature donut, the Original Glazed.

"Made from a recipe dating back to the 1930's, our uniquely delicious Original Glazed donuts help set Krispy Kreme apart from any other sweet treat retailer," Krispy Kreme chief marketing officer Dwayne Chambers said in a release.

On Friday, July 11, Krispy Kreme customers can buy a dozen Original Glazed donuts for only 77¢ with the purchase of another dozen donuts. The offer is available all day at participating restaurants.

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Putnam Co. woman accused of abusing foster child

Putnam Co. woman accused of abusing foster child

A Putnam County woman bonded out of jail after allegedly abusing one of her foster children.

56-year-old Lynn Smith is charged with two different cruelty to children charges and battery.

On Monday,the Putnam Sheriff's Office got both an anonymous call and an e-mail with a video that allegedly shows Smith forcing a small child's head in the toilet.

Putnam Sheriff Howard Sills says they contacted DFACS who removed five foster children from the Smiths' home.

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

 

A fresh start in investigation into Lake Oconee murders

A fresh start in investigation into Lake Oconee murders

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga.(WXIA) – On the surface at least, things looked pretty normal at Lake Oconee as local residents prepare for the big upcoming July 4th holiday weekend.

But underneath, many are well aware that one of the area's biggest and most gruesome murders remains unsolved.