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'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83Leonard Nimoy played scores of roles in a showbiz career which lasted more than six decades.
  • Entertainment
  • 5 hours, 7 minutes ago
Robins Air Force Base

Behind the Lines: Painting planes a patriotic duty

Behind the Lines: Painting planes a patriotic dutyMany of the planes get their trademark color inside hangars at Robins Air Force Base. The people in the Corrosion Control shop call it their patriotic duty to put a top notch coat of paint on every plane.
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • 22 hours, 42 minutes ago
News

Bibb approves Curtis Jones as superintendent

Bibb approves Curtis Jones as superintendentThe Bibb County School Board voted 6-1 in favor of hiring Curtis Jones as its next superintendent.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 7 minutes ago
Life

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years married

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years marriedDuranord Veillard will turn 108 on Saturday while his wife of 82 years, Jeanne, turns 105 in May.
  • Life
  • 10 hours, 6 minutes ago
Life

Macon restaurants compete in Girl Scout cookie contest

Macon restaurants compete in Girl Scout cookie contestEight local restaurants will be making desserts using Girl Scout cookies this weekend.
  • Life
  • 6 hours, 27 minutes ago
Local

Bonaire neighborhood floods every time it rains

Bonaire neighborhood floods every time it rainsIn one Bonaire neighborhood, when it rains, it pours. One Bonaire woman said her driveway and street flood every time it rains.
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 6 minutes ago
Milledgeville

Police: Burglar entered Milledgeville Mall through roof

Police: Burglar entered Milledgeville Mall through roofThe burglar reportedly entered the Milledgeville Mall by rappelling down through a skylight.
  • Milledgeville
  • 22 hours, 57 minutes ago
Crime

Atlanta woman brutally attacked after sitting on friend's hamburger

Atlanta woman brutally attacked after sitting on friend's hamburgerThe woman was still bruised on Thursday, and she said she was still shaken from what happened ot her last Saturday night. She says what started as a night of drinking with her two best friends turned into a nightmare.
  • Crime
  • 6 hours, 25 minutes ago
Mercer

Mercer's football stadium renamed after car dealership

Mercer's football stadium renamed after car dealershipThat's after the Five Star Automotive Group, owned by Charlie Cantrell and Dick Pope, made the largest monetary commitment for athletics in the school's history.
  • Mercer
  • 10 hours, 36 minutes ago
Money

5 illegal tactics debt collectors use on consumers

5 illegal tactics debt collectors use on consumersFor a lot of debt collection companies, it's hard to stay on the right side of the law. That's because consumers have protections under federal law intended to stop debt collectors from using underhanded tactics to force payments to be made.
  • Money
  • 5 hours, 42 minutes ago
Crime

Texas mom repeatedly stabbed 4-year-old son

Texas mom repeatedly stabbed 4-year-old sonThe child suffered multiple stab wounds and investigators found blood inside and outside the house. Sources say he had been sexually mutilated.
  • Crime
  • 7 hours, 4 minutes ago
Life

What To Do If You Get Bad Food Eating Out

What To Do If You Get Bad Food Eating OutIt doesn't taste just right. What are you supposed to do?
  • Life
  • 6 hours, 58 minutes ago
News

School District takes heat on social media for having school

School District takes heat on social media for having schoolGwinnett County Public Schools are open for classes today. That simple statement set off a barrage of comments from students on social media criticizing one of the few North Georgia school districts that was not closed.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 44 minutes ago
Weather

Cloud 'holes' float over Southeast

Cloud 'holes' float over SoutheastWhile the rest of the country went wild Thursday over llamas and the color of a dress, keen weather watchers in the Southeast got a treat with several sightings of hole-punch clouds, also known as "fallstreak holes."
  • Weather
  • 5 hours, 53 minutes ago
Macon

Burlington moving to Macon Mall

Burlington moving to Macon MallBurlington, also known as Burlington Coat Factory, is moving from the Westgate Mall on Pio Nono Ave. to the Macon Mall.
  • Macon
  • 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
Politics

Senate passes homeland security bill House won't support

Senate passes homeland security bill House won't supportThe Senate kicked off a flurry of congressional activity Friday aimed at avoiding a midnight shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by approving a funding bill to keep the department operative through Sept. 30.
  • Politics
  • 5 hours, 37 minutes ago
Sports

11-year-old blind gymnast aims for Olympics

11-year-old blind gymnast aims for OlympicsEven though she can only really see shadows, Adrianna just goes for it.
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 35 minutes ago
Health

New surgery: Tackling spina bifida in the womb

New surgery: Tackling spina bifida in the wombMeaning "split spine," the condition occurs when the spinal bones fail to fuse together as they should, almost like a zipper as a fetus grows. In the worst cases, the spinal cord and nerves protrude through the opening like a sac.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 46 minutes ago
Tech

Facebook's new gender option: Fill in the blank

Facebook's new gender option: Fill in the blankDon't fit into any of the 58 gender identity options offered by Facebook?No worries. Now there's a 59th: Fill in the blank.
  • Tech
  • 5 hours, 52 minutes ago
News

Paraplegic man relives rescue on icy Minn. lake

Paraplegic man relives rescue on icy Minn. lakeRyan's truck dove into the water and sank rapidly but he was able to get his window down on the way down.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 49 minutes ago
News

Texas church unveils 'Homeless Jesus' sculpture

Texas church unveils 'Homeless Jesus' sculptureCentral Presbyterian Church unveiled the bronze statue at a special ceremony Thursday morning. It's called "Homeless Jesus," sculpted by Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 39 minutes ago
Robins Air Force Base

Robins hosts first ever "Clergy Summit"

Robins hosts first ever "Clergy Summit"About 70 clergy members came to Robins Air Force Base to help support "civilian airmen."
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • 22 hours, 57 minutes ago
Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Mariel Towns

Athlete of the Week: Mariel TownsMariel Towns has been playing the game of basketball since middle school and every year according to her coach, Matt Troutman she gets better and better.
  • Athlete of the Week
  • 23 hours, 2 minutes ago
Crime

Missouri man faints in court after murder conviction

Missouri man faints in court after murder convictionThe judge was several minutes into explaining how he reached his decision when Gee sat up and appeared to begin to faint.
  • Crime
  • 5 hours, 38 minutes ago
Traffic

Overturned log truck on Hwy 49 in Baldwin Co. diverts traffic

Overturned log truck on Hwy 49 in Baldwin Co. diverts trafficTraffic is being diverted around the accident.
  • Traffic
  • 23 hours, 8 minutes ago
Macon

Victim injured during home invasion at north Macon complex

Victim injured during home invasion at north Macon complexA Macon man was cut with a knife during a home invasion Wednesday night at his apartment.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Macon

47th Annual Old Book Sale begins in Macon

47th Annual Old Book Sale begins in MaconMore than a hundred people were lined up in Central City Park Thursday morning waiting for the grand opening of the annual Old Book Sale at 10 a.m.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

911 calls get picked up nearly 90 miles away

911 calls get picked up nearly 90 miles awayIn January, a woman, her daughter and mother sought help from inside their burning home, but their only connection to help was the wrong one. 911 couldn't pinpoint their location.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Ga. Supreme Court to hear new Gordon dispute

Ga. Supreme Court to hear new Gordon disputeThe dispute centers on whether Mayor Mary-Ann Whipple Lue's vote to fire the city attorney was legal.
  • News
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Crime

Five arrested, one sought in string of Monroe Co. burglaries

Five arrested, one sought in string of Monroe Co. burglariesFive people were arrested and authorities are looking for one more after several Feb. 18 burglaries.
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  • 0 minutes ago
Local

'Doctors' tell Honey Boo Boo she's obese

'Doctors' tell Honey Boo Boo she's obeseThe focus of the show was to give her Mama June a wake-up call, a reality check and to try to turn around Boo Boo's lifestyle.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Georgia Lottery

Winning Fantasy 5 ticket worth $258K sold in Cochran

Winning Fantasy 5 ticket worth $258K sold in CochranA gas station in Cochran has sold a winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth over a quarter of a million dollars.
  • Georgia Lottery
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Health

'Broken heart syndrome' is real and dangerous

'Broken heart syndrome' is real and dangerousStress cardiomyopathy, also known as broken heart syndrome, is brought on by the response to a stressful event, such as the death of a loved one or divorce.
  • Health
  • 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
News

Lindsey Elementary Celebrates Read Across America

Lindsey Elementary Celebrates Read Across AmericaLindsey Elementary kicked-off a week long celebration of Dr. Seuss.
  • News
  • 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
Sports

Watch: Sports anchor's amazing anti-racism speech goes viral

Watch: Sports anchor's amazing anti-racism speech goes viralSports anchor Dale Hansen of WFAA-TV in Dallas/Fort Worth gave an impassioned, deeply disappointed and very personal monologue this week when reporting an instance of racism at a high school basketball game in Flower Mound, Texas.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Macon

Investigating Macon-Bibb salaries

Investigating Macon-Bibb salariesMayor Robert Reichert says the salaries of his executive staff are justified based on increased responsibilities
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
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