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Georgia Democrats convene in Dublin

Georgia Democrats convene in Dublin

 

Hundreds of Democrats from around Georgia gathered in Dublin Saturday to attend their party's annual state convention.

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for July runoff begins Monday

Early voting for several state and local races begins Monday, June 30th. It will continue through Friday, July 18th. Election day is Tuesday, July 22nd. Here's a overview of who you'll find on the ballot when you go to cast your vote. U.S. Senate Race: Republican Runoff Rep.

Dublin one of seven statewide affordable housing projects to receive funding

Dublin one of seven statewide affordable housing projects to receive funding

ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia congressman says the state is receiving $2.8 million in affordable housing funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta.

In a statement, Democratic Rep. David Scott said the money will help create or rehabilitate seven affordable housing projects throughout the state.

Scott says the Waverly Terrace Senior Apartments in Columbus, the Middle Georgia Center in Dublin and the Bethel Housing Preservation project in Albany are among the seven developments that will benefit from the funding.

Job opening in Dublin

Job opening in Dublin

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.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dublin This Weekend

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dublin This Weekend

Ignite your senses and savor your weekend with a visit to Dublin!

1.       Kick up your heels during the Laurens County Rodeo beginning Friday, April 18th at 7:30 p.m. at Southern Pines Ag & Expo Center located at 575 Southern Pines Road. Gates open with vendors and family entertainment again Saturday, April 18th at 11:30 a.m. and tickets are $15 for adults and children under 6 are free. For more information, call 478-697-1739 or 770-280-7599 or visit laurenscountyrodeo-facebook.com.

IRS red flags: How to avoid a tax audit

IRS red flags: How to avoid a tax audit

Jeff Reeves, Special for USA TODAY

There's a general conception that the Internal Revenue Services is too understaffed at tax time to go after anyone but high rollers and blatant cheats.

Don't believe it.

While it's true that the IRS only audits a small percentage of returns, government officials are getting smarter about which taxpayers are the likeliest to be overstating deductions or underreporting income.