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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.

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.

Sheriff issues scam warning

Sheriff issues scam warning

Sheriff Bittick warns Monroe Countians about a scam making its way through Georgia.

He says scammers have found a new way to take victims' money.

Read the full release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office:

A new scam is making its way through Georgia and Sheriff John Cary Bittick is warning all citizens not to fall victim to this most recent scam.

As with most scams, the latest involves the victim turning money over to a stranger. But since most victims have learned the hard way that money shouldn’t be wired or transferred to an unknown bank account or banking institution, scammers have found a new way to take victims’ money.

Charity yard sale in Gray

Charity yard sale in Gray

Job opening in Gray

Job opening in Gray

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.

Coffee shop in Juliette opens

Coffee shop in Juliette opens

A new coffee shop opened in Juliette.

Corinna's Coffee Cup opened at 456 McCrackin Street.

Check out shop details on their Facebook page.