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Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for several state and local races begins Monday, June 30th. It will continue through Friday, July 18th. Election day is Tuesday, July 22nd. Here's a overview of who you'll find on the ballot when you go to cast your vote. U.S. Senate Race: Republican Runoff Rep.

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Wal-Mart cuts iPhone 5 prices in stores

Wal-Mart cuts iPhone 5 prices in stores
 

Mike Snider, USA TODAY

Walmart today is dropping the price of its iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models to $99 and $29 from $149 and $49. Two-year activation is required for AT&T, Sprint or Verizon and each phone has 16 GB of memory.

The discounts are only available in Walmart stores.

Police officer drowns at Lake Lanier

Police officer drowns at Lake Lanier

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities recovered the body of a man from Lake Lanier on Thursday night.

According to Forsyth County Fire Department spokesperson Jason Shivers, 35-year-old Canon Callender was swimming in the lake about 35 feet from the shore when he got into distress around 5 p.m. People on the shoreline heard him calling for help and dialed 911.

Dive and rescue teams found the man in about 10 feet of water around 6 p.m.

A Lawrenceville Police dispatcher confirmed Callender was an officer with the department for eight years. He was not on duty when he drowned.


Job Opening in Eatonton

Job Opening in Eatonton

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ to share several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

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IHOP offering 56¢ pancakes for anniversary

IHOP offering 56¢ pancakes for anniversary

(WXIA) -- In July of 1958, the very first International House of Pancakes opened in Toluca Lake, Calif. Today, IHOP has 1,627 restaurants in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several countries across the globe.

To celebrate its 56th anniversary, the chain will offer its signature buttermilk pancakes for less than they cost in the 1950s.

On Tuesday, July 8 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., IHOP customers can purchase a short stack for only 56¢. The pancakes cost 60¢ when the flagship restaurant opened.

OFTC holds Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony

OFTC holds Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony

DUBLIN, GA - Oconee Fall Technical College (OFTC) held its spring commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at its South Campus in Dublin for students completing their associate of applied science degree, diploma or technical certificate of credit during the 2014 calendar year.

Two hundred eleven students completed an associated of applied science degree, diploma or technical certificate at OFTC during the 2014 fiscal year and participated in commencement, 90 of which were honor graduates.


Graduates attended classes online or at one OFTC’s campuses in Sandersville, Dublin, Louisville, Helena or Eastman.

View photos from this event on Facebook @ OconeeFallLineTech

 

Mowing along Hancock, Putnam County highways

Mowing along Hancock, Putnam County highways

Drivers can expect GDOT crews to mow along SR 16 in Hancock and Putnam counties this week.

You'll want to watch out for heavy equipment entering and exiting SR 112 from mile marker 0 through 25 in Hancock and between 0-22 in Putnam County. Expect to see work this week between 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.

Flagmen may be on site, according to release.