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Runoff elections set for Tuesday

Runoff elections set for Tuesday

July runoffs are Tuesday. Polls open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Here is a breakdown of the races to be decided this month.

U.S Senate Race: Republican Runoff

Rep. Jack Kingston

David Perdue

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

Krispy Kreme featuring Southern doughnuts

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme has rolled out two new doughnuts inspired by popular Southern dishes.

The Southen Summer Classics offerings will be available through Sunday, Aug. 31 at participating locations. They include:

Banana Pudding
A moist shell doughnut filled with banana Kreme filling, topped with a yellow icing that hints of the flavors inside and a vanilla wafer topping

Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

Georgia Writers Museum hosts Amateur Writing Contest

The Georgia Writers Museum is accepting written work for their Creative Writing Contest.

Deadline to enter is August 15.

Full details:

COBRA Camp to ready students for high school

COBRA Camp to ready students for high school

Twiggs County High School hosts COBRA CAMP Monday through Wednesday for new freshmen.

Full details:

Twiggs County High School is hosting COBRA CAMP Monday, July 14, 2014 through Wednesday, July 16, 2014 for incoming freshmen. It is our goal to provide students with the support they need to ensure a smooth transition from middle school to high school.

Students will receive an orientation to high school along with an overview of student expectations and academic challenges that come with 9th grade.

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How to get a dozen donuts for 77¢

How to get a dozen donuts for 77¢

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme is preparing for its 77th birthday. To celebrate, it is offering customers a special deal on its signature donut, the Original Glazed.

"Made from a recipe dating back to the 1930's, our uniquely delicious Original Glazed donuts help set Krispy Kreme apart from any other sweet treat retailer," Krispy Kreme chief marketing officer Dwayne Chambers said in a release.

On Friday, July 11, Krispy Kreme customers can buy a dozen Original Glazed donuts for only 77¢ with the purchase of another dozen donuts. The offer is available all day at participating restaurants.

Twiggs County resident named CGTC Chair of Board of Directors

Twiggs County resident named CGTC Chair of Board of Directors

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Summer construction planned for Fall Line Freeway

Summer construction planned for Fall Line Freeway

Georgia Department of Transportation wants drivers to plan ahead of time for roadwork.

You can call 511 to get the latest updates on current road construction or visit 511ga.org

In Washington and Baldwin Counties, crews are slated to work on Fall Line Freeway.

According to a release, that resurfacing has potential to impact drivers.