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Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme has rolled out two new doughnuts inspired by popular Southern dishes.

The Southen Summer Classics offerings will be available through Sunday, Aug. 31 at participating locations. They include:

Banana Pudding
A moist shell doughnut filled with banana Kreme filling, topped with a yellow icing that hints of the flavors inside and a vanilla wafer topping

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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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.

Sports moms impact Central Georgia

Sports moms impact Central Georgia