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Navicent Health to sponsor free breast cancer seminar in Monroe County

Navicent Health to sponsor free breast cancer seminar in Monroe County

The Medical Center, Navicent Health is offering a free breast cancer seminar to Monroe County residents and surrounding areas, as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The free "Breast Health & Breast Cancer'" seminar will be held Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Monroe Regional Medical Complex, located at 102 N. Lee Street in Forsyth.

The seminar will explain risk factors, prevention and treatment of breast cancer, according to a news release.

To register or for more informaiton, please call 478-633-4733 or email rsvp@navicenthealth.org.

 

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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. 

Job openings in Macon

Job openings in Macon

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.

IRS red flags: How to avoid a tax audit

IRS red flags: How to avoid a tax audit

Jeff Reeves, Special for USA TODAY

There's a general conception that the Internal Revenue Services is too understaffed at tax time to go after anyone but high rollers and blatant cheats.

Don't believe it.

While it's true that the IRS only audits a small percentage of returns, government officials are getting smarter about which taxpayers are the likeliest to be overstating deductions or underreporting income.

MLK to get new memorial at Ga. State Capitol

MLK to get new memorial at Ga. State Capitol

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- After more than 80 years as the Georgia State Capitol's most prominent statue, the likeness of 19th century white supremacist politician and newspaperman Tom Watson was quietly removed the day after Thanksgiving.

That prompted some civil rights leaders to ask that it be replaced with a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr.

State Representative Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) even introduced a bill to make it happen.