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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. 

Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for several state and local races begins Monday, June 30th. It will continue through Friday, July 18th. Election day is Tuesday, July 22nd. Here's a overview of who you'll find on the ballot when you go to cast your vote. U.S. Senate Race: Republican Runoff Rep.

Monroe Co. stakes claim on north Bibb land

Monroe Co. stakes claim on north Bibb land

Monroe County has fired a new shot in their long-running border battle with Bibb County.

They've posted a new sign on Forsyth Road showing where they believe the actual border is. It's less than a half-mile south of the traditional border line.

Bibb County officials have added to the sign -- calling Monroe's border "contested."

The two counties have battled for years on where the border should be drawn.

Last year, a Fulton County judge ordered the border moved several hundred yards into Bibb County.

That would have moved dozens of homes and millions of dollars in property into Monroe County.

But earlier this year, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled the Fulton judge was wrong.

Check back with 13WMAZ.com for updates on this story today.


JFK wins state Senate seat

JFK wins state Senate seat

 

Macon-based attorney John F. Kennedy won the district 18 state Senate seat against emergency physician Spencer Price.

Plaintiffs drop pollution suits filed against Plant Scherer for now

Plaintiffs drop pollution suits filed against Plant Scherer for now

The plaintiffs in all 15 lawsuits against Plant Scherer have dropped lawsuits that claimed plant pollution harmed their health and property, but their attorney says they'll file them again.

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.