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Forsyth racer wins in Europe

Forsyth racer wins in Europe

 

 

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Job fair for cabinet-making facility

Job fair for cabinet-making facility

American Woodmark looks to fill positions in manufacturing at its cabinet-making facility in Jackson.

According to a release, a job fair happens Thursday, July 17 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Monroe County Development Center in Forsyth.

Full detalis from the Georgia Department of Labor:

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help American Woodmark fill a number of manufacturing jobs at its cabinet-making facility in Jackson next week.

The recruitment will be held Thursday, July 17, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Monroe County Development Center, 89 Washington Drive in Forsyth. 

Taco Bell pumps protein into eats

Taco Bell pumps protein into eats

(USA TODAY) Taco Bell's latest mantra: Protein matters.

It matters so much, apparently, to Taco Bell customers that the Mexican fast-food chain late Thursday announced that it's overhauling its entire Cantina platform and replacing it with bowls and burritos packed with at least 20 grams of protein that weigh in at 500 or fewer calories.

"People are not looking for diet food," said President Brian Niccol, in a conference call with reporters. "They want food that gives them energy."

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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I-75 lane to close overnight Tuesday, Wednesday for repairs

I-75 lane to close overnight Tuesday, Wednesday for repairs

A southbound lane on I-75 closes overnight  for pavement repairs in Monroe County between mile posts 180-178.

According to a release, that's on Tuesday, July 8 beginning at 8 p.m. through Wednesday morning until 5 a.m. and again on Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

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.

 

Forsyth's Motocross kid races for USA

Forsyth's Motocross kid races for USA
If you want to be the best at motocross, you need toughness, focus, and of course, a dirt bike. Jackson Gray is a Forsyth, Ga., racer who got his first bike five years ago. He hasn't been off of it much since then.