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GDOT launches Twitter feeds for specific highways

GDOT launches Twitter feeds for specific highways

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation has created 16 new Twitter accounts for traffic alerts throughout the state.

Each feed is tailored to a specific highway or region, according to GDOT spokeswoman Chata Spikes.

Spikes told 11Alive only serious accidents will be tweeted, as opposed to every single stall and fender bender on the highways.

Road conditions in Jones County

Road conditions in Jones County

EMA Don Graham said around 9:15 a.m. that the outages there are due to downed tree limbs in the Haddock and Government Center areas. He says the limbs fell on power lines and popped a transformer. No major accidents were reported. . Roads are very wet but not icy yet.

Tri-County EMC reports that 917 customers in Jones County were out of power around 9:30 a.m.

Job openings in Macon

Job openings in Macon

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.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

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.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

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.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

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.

Job Openings in Macon

Job Openings in Macon

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. You can also check out other jobs on the Georgia Department of Labor's website.

Job Title:    Electrician Helper
Location:    Macon GA
Pay:          $20.00 per Hour
Education:  Some College
Job Number: GA8118493
Job requires some college. Applicant must have a current, valid driver's license, and be a certified Electrician and or Apprentice.