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Macon

Macon pedestrian hospitalized in hit-and-run accident

Macon pedestrian hospitalized in hit-and-run accidentBibb County Sheriff's Office is looking for a driver who hit a pedestrian and drove off at about 10 p.m. Thursday.
  • Macon
  • 8 hours, 33 minutes ago
Crime

Baseball player shot to death in fight over candy

Baseball player shot to death in fight over candyFormer Madison Central High School baseball player and MLB first-round pick Ryan Bolden was shot and killed at a College Park apartment complex Wednesday.
  • Crime
  • 3 hours, 27 minutes ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves trade Justin Upton to Padres

Braves trade Justin Upton to PadresThe San Diego Padres have agreed to a deal to acquire All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves.
  • Atlanta Braves
  • 7 hours, 8 minutes ago
Macon

Family recovering after house fire

Family recovering after house fireOne week before Christmas, and one Macon family says their home is at a complete loss after flames took over.
  • Macon
  • 18 hours, 45 minutes ago
Macon

Kroger planning new Macon gas station in Baconsfield

Kroger planning new Macon gas station in BaconsfieldKroger has talked with county zoning officials about putting in a gas station near its Baconsfield Shopping Center store.
  • Macon
  • 5 hours, 35 minutes ago
Warner Robins

900-acre solar farm coming to Taylor County

900-acre solar farm coming to Taylor CountyMore than 21,000 homes will be powered by solar energy over the next 25 years.
  • Warner Robins
  • 8 hours, 31 minutes ago
Nation

'Not a monster': Holmes' parents plead for his life

'Not a monster': Holmes' parents plead for his lifeThey're asking for no trial, just mental-health treatment.
  • Nation
  • 6 hours, 22 minutes ago
News

YMCA tapes 6-year-old boy's mouth shut

YMCA tapes 6-year-old boy's mouth shutA Clay County, Fla., mother says a worker at a YMCA after school program taped her son's mouth shut using duct tape to keep him from talking.
  • News
  • 8 hours, 28 minutes ago
News

Obama: Sony "did the wrong thing" when it pulled movie

Obama: Sony "did the wrong thing" when it pulled movieSony executives got an e-mail praising them for pulling the film.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
News

Teen buys Bibles for Henry County inmates

Teen buys Bibles for Henry County inmatesThe Henry County Jail is not an intentional destination. It's where people prone to bad choices wind up.
  • News
  • 8 hours, 23 minutes ago
Macon

Bibb School Board passes torch

Bibb School Board passes torchBibb's next interim superintendent was sworn in. Departing superintendent Steve Smith said an emotional goodbye.
  • Macon
  • 16 hours, 6 minutes ago
People

Bill Cosby fires back as new accuser speaks

Bill Cosby fires back as new accuser speaksCosby is denouncing "mean-spirited ... rhetoric." A new accuser tells Dr. Phil her story.
  • People
  • 7 hours, 2 minutes ago
Pets

Dog runs for first time on 3D-printed prosthetics

Dog runs for first time on 3D-printed prostheticsDerby the dog was born deformed front legs.
  • Pets
  • 3 hours, 38 minutes ago
Tech

Drop your phone in water? Here's the fix

Drop your phone in water? Here's the fixDropped your mobile phone in the toilet? Forget the urban myth about sticking it in rice.
  • Tech
  • 8 hours, 19 minutes ago
Tech

See a stunning solar flare captured by NASA

See a stunning solar flare captured by NASANASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which continuously watches the sun, captured an image of a solar flare Tuesday. This one was considered "mid-level" and peaked around 11:50 p.m., according to NASA.
  • Tech
  • 8 hours, 15 minutes ago
Junior Journalists

My Teacher is Tops: Kim Cavender

My Teacher is Tops: Kim CavenderThis week's My Teacher is Tops is fifth grade teacher Kim Cavender.
  • Junior Journalists
  • 1 day ago
Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Philip Knight

Athlete of the Week: Philip KnightPhilip Knight, senior guard for Covenant Academy, is athlete of the week. Knight averages 10 points a game and has a 4.0
  • Athlete of the Week
  • 23 hours, 4 minutes ago
Macon

Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attack

Macon mosque hosts vigil for Muslims killed in Pakistan attackThe Islamic Center on Vineville Avenue hosted a vigil Wednesday after 145 people were killed in an attack in Pakistan.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Hancock

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Hancock
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Nation

Judge throws out black teen's conviction from 1944

Judge throws out black teen's conviction from 1944George Stinney Jr., later executed, did not receive a fair trial, she said.
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Nation

Driver who stopped for ducks gets jail, 10-year driving ban

Driver who stopped for ducks gets jail, 10-year driving banThe woman who stopped her car in the left lane of a highway to herd ducklings to safety will spend 90 days in jail.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

15-foot python caught behind Fla. restaurant

15-foot python caught behind Fla. restaurantA 15-plus-foot Python was found at the doorway of Beau Middlebrook's Sun Realty office located behind Pelican Bend restaurant on the Isles of Capri.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Crime

Man fakes heart attack to steal Barbie car from Walmart

Man fakes heart attack to steal Barbie car from WalmartAccording to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Tarus Scott and Genard Dupree teamed up Tuesday to steal expensive toys, including a motorized Barbie car, a Barbie Glam vacation house and a Leap Frog tablet.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Macon

UPDATE: Funeral times announced for Macon minister Frank Ray

UPDATE: Funeral times announced for Macon minister Frank RayMacon-Bibb County Commissioner Al Tillman said the Rev. Frank Ray died in a Macon nursing home Monday.
  • Macon
  • 5 hours, 6 minutes ago
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