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Job openings in Dublin, Alamo, Soperton

Job openings in Dublin, Alamo, Soperton

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.

Ooh La La Lavender Farm open to families Saturday

Ooh La La Lavender Farm open to families Saturday

Ooh La La Lavender Farm opens their gates to families this weekend.

You can visit from 9-4 to see the lavender blooms, take pictures, picnic and see the aimals.

Fresh lavender will also be for sale. Kids will be able to ride ponies and eat snow cones from the concession stand.

Click for details and instructions on how to get there.

 

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.

Task force to make DFCS head report to governor

Task force to make DFCS head report to governor

(WXIA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal's office is preparing an announcement on changes to organizational structure at the Division of Family and Children Services, sources tell 11Alive's Rebecca Lindstrom.

According to the sources, DFCS will be separate from DHS and the head of DFCS will report directly to the governor instead of the commissioner.

Sparta man plans anniversary trip with lottery winnings

Sparta man plans anniversary trip with lottery winnings

A Sparta man won $20K in Milledgeville and is now planning a wedding anniversary trip to celebrate.

Jason Perry says he went to Quik Stop, played the instant-win ticket in his car, and "felt like a deer in the headlights" when he realized he won, according to a release.

He's been married two years and he and his wife are planning a vacation with the winnings to celebrate their anniversary.

Road mowing planned for Hancock, Putnam counties this week

Road mowing planned for Hancock, Putnam counties this week

Maintenance crews plan to mow along state highways in Hancock and Putnam counties this week.

That's planned for SR 24 between mile posts 9 and 24, as well as SR 22, 15 and 77 between mile markers 12-0, 18-10, and 0-4, respectively, according to a release.

Watch out for mowers between 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Sheriff asks public to add to reward in Dermond case

Sheriff asks public to add to reward in Dermond case

A month after the unsolved murders of Russell and Shirley Dermond, the Putnam County sheriff says it may take "a significant monetary reward" to break the case.

Sheriff Howard Sills announced creation of a public reward fund and appealed for donations. He said Reynolds Plantation has pledged $30,000.

The FBI has already offered up to $20,000 for information about the murders.