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Macon

Today is Confederate Memorial Day

Today is Confederate Memorial DayReenactors honored veterans of all wars at the 150th Confederate Memorial Day celebration in Macon.
  • Macon
  • 4 hours ago
News

Men play with alligator (you know how this story ends)

Men play with alligator (you know how this story ends)Two men were playing with an alligator at the Spring Crawfish Festival on Saturday—you probably know how this story ends.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
News

Your Take: Share your photos

Your Take: Share your photosYour Take: Share your photos
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Georgia

Family, friends say goodbye to GSU student McKay Pittman

Family, friends say goodbye to GSU student McKay PittmanFamily and friends remembered the life of McKay Pittman Saturday during a memorial service at the First Baptist Church of Alpharetta on Saturday.
  • Georgia
  • 20 hours, 57 minutes ago
Health

Is your snoring a health hazard? How to find out

Is your snoring a health hazard? How to find outYou may have a case of physically harmless, if annoying, snoring — or your snoring could be a sign of a more serious health problem.
  • Health
  • 21 hours ago
Macon

Lake-shooting suspect Ghali re-arrested on new charge

Lake-shooting suspect Ghali re-arrested on new chargeBasil Ghali was re-arrested on a warrant alleging aggravated assault in the shootings on fisherman at Lake Tobesofkee.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Entertainment

3 Netflix secrets you need to know

3 Netflix secrets you need to knowWith over 50 million subscribers in 40 countries, Netflix is the most popular TV show and movie streaming service. During peak evening hours, the service is using up to 34% of America's Internet capacity.
  • Entertainment
  • 20 hours, 16 minutes ago
Military

L-Birds: A silent asset of World War II

L-Birds: A silent asset of World War IIThe Liaison plane doesn't look special. In fact, it's small and cheaply made. Yet, it was an aircraft that was a big military asset in World War II.
  • Military
  • 20 hours, 11 minutes ago
Money

Parents and Millennials agree: Best to save early

Parents and Millennials agree: Best to save earlyParents and their kids don't always see eye to eye. But a new survey says both agree that advice to start saving as soon as possible is the most critical financial tip parents have given their Millennial offspring.
  • Money
  • 20 hours, 9 minutes ago
News

Reports: NBC finds at least 10 Brian Williams embellishments

Reports: NBC finds at least 10 Brian Williams embellishmentsAn NBC investigation into the reporting of suspended anchor Brian Williams has found at least 10 instances of exaggerations and embellishments, CNN and The Washington Post reported Saturday.
  • News
  • 21 hours, 27 minutes ago
News

Ark. woman finds 3.69-carat diamond at state park

Ark. woman finds 3.69-carat diamond at state parkA Sharp County woman found a 3.69-carat diamond at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro on Thursday.
  • News
  • 20 hours, 7 minutes ago
Pets

FDA warning: Owners' use of pain cream can kill cats

FDA warning: Owners' use of pain cream can kill catsThe FDA is warning pet owners after two cats in two households got sick or died after their owners used topical pain medications.
  • Pets
  • 21 hours, 21 minutes ago
Macon

Man shot in the chest in Macon

Man shot in the chest in MaconA man is in stable condition at the hospital after being shot in the chest at about 11:30 p.m. Friday at 2405 Ibex St.
  • Macon
  • 2 days ago
Forsyth - Monroe

Autism festival helps provide services to families

Autism festival helps provide services to familiesThe 6th annual Autism Awareness Festival raised funds for the Anchor of Hope foundation, which helps families financially
  • Forsyth - Monroe
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
News

Cheeky sea turtle photobombs group picture

Cheeky sea turtle photobombs group pictureA sea turtle interrupted Twitter user Diovanie De Jesus' group photo at Apo Island in the Philippines while giving the side eye to the photographer.
  • News
  • 20 hours, 21 minutes ago
Nation

Obama jokes about lame-duck presidency at 'Nerd Prom'

Obama jokes about lame-duck presidency at 'Nerd Prom'President Obama welcomed White House Correspondents' Dinner attendees with a satirical montage and jokes poking fun at the final chapter of his term.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Pets

Dog dies after ingesting Ice Breakers gum with Xylitol

Dog dies after ingesting Ice Breakers gum with XylitolAnyone with a dog knows how curious and resourceful they can be around anything edible. That curiosity apparently killed a dog in Western Wisconsin.
  • Pets
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Peach - Crawford

Peach County teen meets President Obama

Peach County teen meets President ObamaA Peach County High School student met President Obama as part of an annual 4-H meeting at the White House.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Macon

Macon woman, brother arrested for insurance fraud

Macon woman, brother arrested for insurance fraudA routine insurance audit found theft of nearly $80,000 through the filing of false insurance claims.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Macon

Volunteers help send students to prom

Volunteers help send students to promAn online fundraising campaign allowed 11 high school students to go to prom.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Dublin

$2,000 reward offered in fatal Dublin shooting

$2,000 reward offered in fatal Dublin shootingA $2,000 reward will be given for information leading to the arrests of those responsible for a fatal April 4 shooting.
  • Dublin
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
News

Blue Bell fans rally, search for alternative treat

Blue Bell fans rally, search for alternative treatKids in high school, middle school and elementary, adults at work, all of them had on something that said Blue Bell today. It even caused a brief shortage at the Blue Bell gift shop.
  • News
  • 2 days ago
Georgia

Georgia Southern student released from hospital after deadly crash

Georgia Southern student released from hospital after deadly crashOne of two Georgia Southern nursing students injured in a deadly crash has been released from the hospital.
  • Georgia
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
News

'World's largest salad' closes NC highway overnight

'World's largest salad' closes NC highway overnightState Troopers responded to quite an unusual tractor-trailer incident on I-77 near Jonesville during early morning hours on Saturday.
  • News
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Health

Teacher gives greatest lesson as he battles ALS

Teacher gives greatest lesson as he battles ALSOn Friday afternoons, there is a homecoming at Wilshire Park Elementary in St. Anthony Village. Because it's on Friday's when Carl Nowlin returns to his third grade class.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Crime

Woman submits amazing, profanity-laced court doc

Woman submits amazing, profanity-laced court docA Florida woman wanted to make a statement to a judge concerning her case, and the nine-page screed is a fascinating -- albeit vulgar -- read.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Health

A boss often can fire you while you're hospitalized

A boss often can fire you while you're hospitalizedUnder state and federal law, few legal protections are ironclad for employees who miss work for illness. If attendance is deemed essential, employers have little obligation to extend leave to employees on the job less than a year.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
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