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Area unemployment rates fall

Area unemployment rates fall

Central Georgia's unemployment rate continues to dip, falling from 7.8 to 7.7 percent from December to January.

The rate has declined mostly because the amount of new layoffs decreased by 41 percent, according to a release.

In January 2013, one year ago, the unemployment rate was 9.3 percent.

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale this weekend

The 10th Annual Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale happens Friday and Saturday along US Hwy 341 from Barnesville to Jesup, GA.

This is not just any yard sale, this is a treasure trove of fun and bargains with antiques, locally crafted items, food and the traditional yard sale fare.  Look for the "Official" signs and banners.

For more information on this event or how to become an "Official Vendor", contact the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce at (229) 868-6365 or email rogers@telfairco.org

More information can also be found on www.peachestothebeaches.com

Monroe County ranch raising healthy, tasty beef

Monroe County ranch raising healthy, tasty beef

Consumers across the U.S. have grown more aware of our nation’s food system and the variety of health and economic dilemmas that go with it.

A Mississippi man who has put down roots in Georgia is doing his part to make a difference in the way we eat, one steak at a time.

This is home!

Job Openings in Central Georgia

Job Openings in Central Georgia

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.

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

(WXIA) -- Coffee and donuts are a great way to start the day -- but what if the two breakfast staples were combined?

Krispy Kreme is now offering two coffee-inspired donuts at participating stores through Sunday, Mar. 30.

Customers can feast on:

Travel Channel features Bolingbroke native Sparks

Travel Channel features Bolingbroke native Sparks

Sammy T. “Sonny” Sparks Jr., owner of ST Sparks Construction, was chosen by reality show “Hotel Impossible” designer Leslie Segrete to upgrade the Creekside Inn on Plantation Key.