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Job opening in Perry

Job opening in Perry

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

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

Senator Tolleson receives high marks on Georgia Chamber's report card

Senator Tolleson receives high marks on Georgia Chamber's report card

ATLANTA (May 5, 2014) | Sen. Ross Tolleson (R- Perry) has received an ‘A+’ grade on the Georgia Chamber’s 2014 legislative scorecard. The Georgia Chamber’s scorecard recognizes legislators that supported pro-business initiatives during the recent legislative session. Midterm assessments from the 2013 legislative session, as well as a final grade for the biennial legislative term were also included on this year’s scorecard.

“I am honored by this recognition from the Georgia Chamber,” said Sen. Tolleson.  “This was a very successful session as the legislature passed numerous economic development measures as well as Senate Bill 213, otherwise known as the Flint River Drought Protection Act.  I am thankful for the support of the Chamber in passing SB 213 which will enhance our agricultural economy, provide preparations for extreme drought conditions and enhance water management for the Lower Flint Basin.”

Sheriff issues scam warning

Sheriff issues scam warning

Sheriff Bittick warns Monroe Countians about a scam making its way through Georgia.

He says scammers have found a new way to take victims' money.

Read the full release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office:

A new scam is making its way through Georgia and Sheriff John Cary Bittick is warning all citizens not to fall victim to this most recent scam.

As with most scams, the latest involves the victim turning money over to a stranger. But since most victims have learned the hard way that money shouldn’t be wired or transferred to an unknown bank account or banking institution, scammers have found a new way to take victims’ money.

Little Shoppe of Treasures to open Saturday

Little Shoppe of Treasures to open Saturday

Little Shoppe of Treasures has its Grand Opening Saturda

You can stop by the thrift store Saturday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Shane's Rib Shack to celebrate summer with free ribs

Shane's Rib Shack to celebrate summer with free ribs

(WXIA) -- Few foods say "summer" like baby back ribs, and Shane's Rib Shack wants to celebrate the change in seasons with free summertime food.

On Saturday, May 17, participating Shane's Rib Shack locations will give away a free half-rack of baby back ribs and a 20-ounce drink to the first 100 customers. The lucky diners will also receive rib giveaway T-shirts.

"Our fifth annual rib giveaway provides us the opportunity to say thank you to all of our loyal customers and fans who have made Shane's Rib Shack what it is today," chain founder and president Shane Thompson said in a release.

Job opening in Perry

Job opening in Perry

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

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