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Laurens County Restaurant Ratings

Laurens County Restaurant Ratings

See how Laurens County restaurants that were inspected in December 2013 rated with the Georgia Department of Health:

  • 100-Don's All-American Hotdawgs
  • 95- Checkers
  • 94-Xtreme Wings LLC
  • 91- Johnny's New York Style Pizza
  • 87- China Express

Missing men rescued from Ocmulgee River

Missing men rescued from Ocmulgee River

Sergeant Tony Fox from the department of resources says, Two men were rescued      around 11 p.m. last night, after being stranded in the Ocmulgee River.

Fox says the boat they were on may have had motor issues.

Laurens County woman rescues bald eagle

Laurens County woman rescues bald eagle

By Kristen Swilley

Dudley church feeds needy in Dublin

Dudley church feeds needy in Dublin

While many people are preparing for Thanksgiving members of Dudley Baptist Church gathered today to help those less fortunate make this time of year a little easier.

Donald Fuller has been homeless since 2010. A bad knee keeps him from his regular job, building cabinets for local businesses. He says times are hard year round but especially around the holidays.

And it's people like Fuller, Billy Daws is trying to help.

Market on Madison serves up Foodie Freshness for Thanksgiving

Market on Madison serves up Foodie Freshness for Thanksgiving

Tired of the same ol' turkey and dressing?

Liven up your Thanksgiving table and get the family foodies counting their blessings with a visit to Dublin's farmers market at Market on Madison on Wednesday, November 26 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission is free, and we've even searched tasty recipes to make your menu pop!

Honey Roast turkey: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/turkey/honey-roast-turkey/

Kale salad with roasted pumpkin, cranberries, and goat cheese: http://heatherchristo.com/cooks/2013/11/05/kale-salad-with-roasted-pumpkin-cranberries-and-goat-cheese/

Turnip or rutabaga puff: http://www.kitchenparade.com/2006/11/turnip-puff.php

Savannah Hosts Veterans' Mental Health Conference

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities is hosting a conference in Savannah focusing on promoting trauma recovery needs for Georgia veterans and their families.

The conference, titled "Unspoken Wounds: Breaking the Silence" started Sunday and runs through Oct. 22. Organizers say the program is sponsored by the department's jail diversion and trauma recovery program.

Organizers say department Commissioner Frank Berry, state Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens and Department of Veterans Services Assistant Commissioner Dan Holtz are among more than a dozen educators, care professionals and advocates who will be on hand for the conference.

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