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Task force to make DFCS head report to governor

Task force to make DFCS head report to governor

(WXIA) -- Gov. Nathan Deal's office is preparing an announcement on changes to organizational structure at the Division of Family and Children Services, sources tell 11Alive's Rebecca Lindstrom.

According to the sources, DFCS will be separate from DHS and the head of DFCS will report directly to the governor instead of the commissioner.

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Gray celebrates daylily with annual festival

Gray celebrates daylily with annual festival

Today was the last day of the annual Daylily Festival down in Gray.

The festival kicked off on Friday, June 6th with 5k Daylily Dash.

The celebration continued with live bands, a car show and all types of vendors.

For the kids, the event had inflatable bouncy houses, water-slides and pony rides.

Daylily kicks off this weekend

Daylily kicks off this weekend

On Friday night the Sundollars will be performing live and the Daylily Dash will begin at 7PM. On Saturday we will have the Lily Waltz which is a children's walk that will begin at 10am followed by story telling and refreshments.

Poll: Kingston takes 11-point lead in Senate runoff

Poll: Kingston takes 11-point lead in Senate runoff

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston has taken an 11-point lead over David Perdue, six weeks before their Republican runoff for a U.S. Senate seat.

Those are among the results of a SurveyUSA poll taken for WXIA-TV in Atlanta. The pollsters questioned 2,200 Georgians June 3-5.

Among their findings:

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Part quesadilla, part burrito: Taco Bell unveils quesarito

Part quesadilla, part burrito: Taco Bell unveils quesarito

Jolie Lee, USA TODAY Network

It's a daunting decision: Quesadilla or burrito?

Agonize no more. Taco Bell is introducing the quesarito -- a quesadilla wrapped around a burrito.

Jones Co. clerk denies shoplifting charge

Connie Lee Mize joined her attorney Gregory Bushway to speak out against allegations she shoplifted $115 worth of items from an Eatonton Wal-Mart.

Frank Malloy says his wife's condition improving

Frank Malloy says his wife's condition improving

Our colleague Frank Malloy says that his wife Marilyn's condition is improving after she was critically injured in a car crash and doctors are satisfied with her progress.

And he said: "our family remains overwhelmed by the continued support of so many wonderful people in Central Georgia. We feel truly blessed!!"

Frank told us that Marilyn had surgery Tuesday for a broken leg and that it went well.

She was injured Monday afternoon when her car left the northbound lane of Rivoli Drive, went down an embankment and hit a tree.

It happened near Wesleyan Drive.

Marilyn Malloy is being treated at the Medical Center.