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Oconee Medical Center offers free tobacco classes

Oconee Medical Center offers free tobacco classes

The University System of Georgia (USG) announced a new Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy approved by the Board of Regents.

The goal is to preserve and improve the health, comfort and environment of students, employees and any persons occupying USG campuses.

Wendy's to freshen up salad line

Wendy's to freshen up salad line

Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY

Wendy's has big plans to return to its salad days.

On Tuesday, the burger chain will announce the March 17 national rollout of two new menu items to its salad lineup: an Asian Cashew Chicken Salad and a BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad. Also, Wendy's will announce plans to add more fresh veggies — cucumbers and red peppers — to its spiffed-up side salads,

Burger King puts lower-calorie fries in Kid's Meal

Burger King puts lower-calorie fries in Kid's Meal

Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY

Burger King is tweaking its Kid's Meals with fries that are less nutritionally naughty.

The burger giant Tuesday announced that its crinkle-cut Satisfries -- with 40% less fat and 30% fewer calories than McDonald's fries -- will immediately become the standard fries served in Burger King Kid's Meals nationally. Although BK charges slightly more for Satisfries with adult meals, it will not charge more for its Kid's Meals.

Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for all of central Georgia beginning Tuesday morning until Wednesday afternoon.

A wintry mix is expected for central and southern parts of the state beginning Tuesday afternoon. Rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow are likely Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning.

Baldwin County water all clear

Baldwin County water all clear

Baldwin County water has been given the all-clear after a boil water advisory went into effect last week.

That advisory has been lifted, according to a release.

Baldwin County Restaurant Ratings

Baldwin County Restaurant Ratings

See how Baldwin County restaurants rated with the Georgia Department of Health in December 2013:

  • 100-Captain D's
  • 100-Dunkin Donuts/Baskin-Robbins
  • 100-Georgia Bob's BBQ
  • 100-Los Magueyes Mexic
  • 100-Ms Stella's
  • 100-Papa John's
  • 100-Sonic Drive In
  • 100-Starbucks Coffee Company
  • 100-Zaxby's
  • 100-Yummy Yogo
  • 98-Barberito's
  • 97-Quizno's Sub

Community health fair offers free screenings

Community health fair offers free screenings

The health fair offers free screenings involving vision screens, blood pressure checks, hearing tests as well as reduced price labs.

That's on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. until noon at Central Georgia Technical College in the Health Services Building on 54 Hwy 22 West Milledgeville.