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Huddle House Agrees to Comply with Minimum Wage Law

Huddle House Agrees to Comply with Minimum Wage Law

 

ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has identified significant violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and has obtained remedies for them at 28 Huddle House restaurants in Georgia, Missouri and West Virginia. Corporate franchisor Huddle House Inc. has agreed to facilitate compliance among all its franchisee-operated restaurants as well as to assist the division in promoting industrywide compliance with the FLSA.

That's according to a U.S. Department of Labor news release.

In addition, minimum and overtime back wages totaling $60,594 will be paid to 128 employees. Finally, the division assessed $48,317 in civil money penalties for repeat and child labor violations.

Fried Green Tomato Festival Returns

Fried Green Tomato Festival Returns

The 12th Annual Fried Green Tomatoes Festival returns to Juliette October 22-23.

The whole Festival takes place on McCrackin St. from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily, Pat Cook from the Juliette Council says.

When you head out to the festival, you'll find about 25 vendors, two restaurants, nine shops, a winery, arts & crafts and more.

 

 

You Don't Have to Wonder What to Do This Weekend

You Don't Have to Wonder What to Do This Weekend

 

Lots of fun, and hauntful events going on this weekend.

 

Check it out:

 

Friday:

 

Friday Fest, Gospel Fest in Downtown Macon at Third St. Park

Tennille BBQ Blast in Downtown Tennille

Haunted Trail at Peach County Fire Department, Station 1

Halls of Havoc in Lizella

The Perry Haunted Barn

Rock the Race at the Hummingbird in Downtown Macon

The Shadow Behind the Flame: The Anjette Lyles Story at Macon Little Theatre

Lake Joy Trail of Terrors in Warner Robins

Georgia National Fair in Perry

 

Saturday:

 

Susan G. Komen Central Georgia Race for the Cure at Central City Park in Macon

Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Cochran-Bleckley Library

Tennille BBQ Blast

Monroe County Hospital Relay for Life Yard Sale, 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Send Us Your National Coffee Day Photos!

Send Us Your National Coffee Day Photos!

Today is National Coffee Day!

How are you celebrating? At home, getting free coffee at a coffeeshop?

Send us your photos with your favorite coffee drink to eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com 

National Coffee Day: How You Can Celebrate

National Coffee Day: How You Can Celebrate

Thursday, September 29 is National Coffee Day!

How will you celebrate?

Local deals and promotional offers we've confirmed so far, in alphabetical order:

  • Halo Desserts: Free coffee with purchase of any cupcake (located in Kema's Bookstore in Downtown Gray)
  • Jittery Joe's in Mercer Village: 10% off all drip coffee
  • Joshua's Cup: 6 oz. Free coffee with the purchase of a chocolate chip or snickerdoodle cookie.
  • Krispy Kreme: Free 12 oz. coffee

Check back for updates...

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Georgia National Fair is set for October 6-16 this year.

October 6 opening day: Sneak-a-Peek Day

             Open 3-10 p.m.

             Admission $5, kids (10 & under) get in free with a paying adult.

Pay-One-Price Rides: Open 3:00 pm; $13.00 unlimited rides.

Opening ceremony takes place at 4 p.m.

October 7-October 16 Scheduled Events:

Admission:

October Brings Boo-Rific Bash

October Brings Boo-Rific Bash

Join merchants on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 11am—4pm for SECOND SATURDAY FEST.

Located on Atlanta Road, Madison Street 
& across the tracks at Kayden’s Place.

IT’S A BOO-RIFIC BASH!

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JACLYN WELDON WHITE (author of “Whisper to the Black Candle”) AT KEMA’S HOBBY! 

FOOD SPECIALS AT TREASURES BY THE TRACKS!

GET YOUR WORKOUT ON AT CURVES! 

YUMMY CUPCAKES AT HALO DESSERTS! 

ONE DAY SPECIALS AT KAYDEN’S PLACE & CARRIAGE HOUSE!

...AND TAKING OVER MADISON STREET: 

FACE PAINTING, TRAIN RIDES & SIDEWALK CHALK FOR KIDS, PUMPKIN PATCH, MASK-MAKING CRAFT FOR KIDS, HOT BOILED PEANUTS, FUREVER FRIENDS HUMANE SOCIETY and more!


For more information in the upcoming weeks, check back here or on www.gsbht.com