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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.

Road mowing planned for Washington County this week

Road mowing planned for Washington County this week

Maintenance crews plan to mow along State Routes 231 and 24 this week.

That's planned for mile posts 0-17 and 0-15, respectively, according to a release.

Watch out for mowers between 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Davisboro celebrates 4th of July with fireworks

Davisboro celebrates 4th of July with fireworks

The City of Davisboro has a 4th of July celebration planned for Saturday, June 28.

That'll be from 10 a.m. until, with the main events happening in the center of downtown Davisboro.

A fireworks exhibition completes the evening around 9:30 p.m.

Library closed first week of July

Library closed first week of July

The Rosa M. Tarbutton Memorial Library closes from July 1-7..

According to a release, it's "due to furlough days."

The staff plans to reopen on Tuesday, July 8.

Summer library fun in Sandersville

Summer library fun in Sandersville

Frank Malloy says his wife's condition improving

Frank Malloy says his wife's condition improving

Our colleague Frank Malloy says that his wife Marilyn's condition is improving after she was critically injured in a car crash and doctors are satisfied with her progress.

And he said: "our family remains overwhelmed by the continued support of so many wonderful people in Central Georgia. We feel truly blessed!!"

Frank told us that Marilyn had surgery Tuesday for a broken leg and that it went well.

She was injured Monday afternoon when her car left the northbound lane of Rivoli Drive, went down an embankment and hit a tree.

It happened near Wesleyan Drive.

Marilyn Malloy is being treated at the Medical Center.


Hope for Hemophilia Walk

Hope for Hemophilia Walk