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Macon

Officials weigh in on top Macon-Bibb salaries

Officials weigh in on top Macon-Bibb salariesSome commissioners say they may have taken a second look at fiscal 2015's budget if they knew about specific increases
  • Macon
  • 23 hours, 1 minute 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
  • 6 hours, 8 minutes 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
  • 4 hours, 47 minutes ago
Local

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 18 minutes ago
Weather

State of Emergency in North Georgia

State of Emergency in North GeorgiaGovernor Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency in North Georgia
  • Weather
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Military

Whistleblowers: Veterans cheated out of benefits

Whistleblowers: Veterans cheated out of benefitsA CBS News investigation has found widespread mismanagement of claims, resulting in veterans being denied the benefits they earned, and many even dying before they get an answer from the VA, reports CBS News correspondent Wyatt Andrews.
  • Military
  • 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
Macon

Rising river closes Macon's Ocmulgee Heritage Trail

Rising river closes Macon's Ocmulgee Heritage TrailMacon's Ocmulgee Heritage Trail closed Thursday morning, because of rising water levels in the nearby Ocmulgee River.
  • Macon
  • 6 hours, 49 minutes ago
Money

FCC approves new net neutrality rules

FCC approves new net neutrality rulesIn 3-2 vote, FCC approves Chairman Wheeler's new net neutrality proposals.
  • Money
  • 4 hours, 42 minutes ago
News

Telfair Schools closed to students Thurs. due to rain

Telfair Schools closed to students Thurs. due to rainDistrict officials don't want buses and car drivers to have problems with dirt roads in rural areas.
  • News
  • 21 hours ago
Nation

Mother charged with beating son's bus driver

Mother charged with beating son's bus driverA mother was arrested for physically confronting a school bus driver in front of crying students. The woman said she was trying to get her child before her path was blocked for not having identification.
  • Nation
  • 9 hours, 6 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
  • 5 hours, 1 minute ago
News

Parents, your home is not as safe for your kids as you think

Parents, your home is not as safe for your kids as you thinkRemember the "dead kid" ad that was such a downer for some Super Bowl viewers? The company that sponsored the ad, Nationwide Insurance, says it wanted to spark a national conversation around keeping children safe, especially at home.
  • News
  • 6 hours, 51 minutes ago
Entertainment

Exclusive: Netflix reviving 'Inspector Gadget'

Exclusive: Netflix reviving 'Inspector Gadget'Attempting to reach more kids — and their parents — Netflix has ordered five new kids' shows, including remakes of the beloved animated television series Inspector Gadget and Danger Mouse.
  • Entertainment
  • 5 hours, 11 minutes ago
News

Shhhh: Your secrets aren't safe at the office

Shhhh: Your secrets aren't safe at the officeCompanies' support staffs say they've overheard people complaining about the boss and colleagues and found some pretty revealing items that employees left behind, including a letter from the boss's mistress, a new survey reveals.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 8 minutes ago
Health

How long will you live? Try the Sitting Rising Test

How long will you live? Try the Sitting Rising TestNo time for exercise? Too busy to eat right? What kind of a toll is it all taking on your health? Here's a simple test you can do just about anywhere that's been proven to predict how long you'll live.
  • Health
  • 6 hours, 23 minutes ago
Tech

Buzz Aldrin selfie?! Check out rare, vintage NASA photos

Buzz Aldrin selfie?! Check out rare, vintage NASA photosAn out-of-this-world collection of more than 600 vintage, rare NASA photos — including the very first photograph ever captured from space — goes up for auction Feb. 26 in London.
  • Tech
  • 5 hours, 46 minutes ago
Health

Mom: We weren't 'willy-nilly exposing people' to measles

Mom: We weren't 'willy-nilly exposing people' to measlesFor days, Jannae Yslas-Roach nursed herself and three of her children through the scourge of measles . Nausea, high fever and rash deposited their insidious calling cards throughout her Kearny household.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 16 minutes ago
Tech

Massive black hole found at the dawn of the universe

Massive black hole found at the dawn of the universeScientists say they have discovered a black hole with a mass 12 billion times that of the sun that formed only 900 million years after the Big Bang.
  • Tech
  • 5 hours, 53 minutes ago
Health

Dancing with Taylor Swift is young cancer patient's final wish

Dancing with Taylor Swift is young cancer patient's final wishThe last 10 months for Jalene Salinas have been filled with chemo, radiation and surgery, but her story isn't just about cancer but hope, joy and her Texas community's chance to make her final wish come true.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 50 minutes ago
News

Vial of Winston Churchill's blood up for auction

Vial of Winston Churchill's blood up for auctionWinston Churchill famously said he had nothing to give but his "blood, toil, tears and sweat."
  • News
  • 4 hours, 58 minutes ago
Health

Promising treatment for food allergies

Promising treatment for food allergiesRoughly 15 million Americans are living with food allergies and that number is expected to double every 10 years. Researchers are now testing an experimental treatment they hope could be the cure.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 49 minutes ago
Entertainment

Death-metal version of 'Mary Poppins' song is epic

Death-metal version of 'Mary Poppins' song is epicIt's the death-metal version of 'Mary Poppins' (played by Julie Andrews but voiced by Sera Hatchett) singing that fun tune Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.
  • Entertainment
  • 5 hours, 41 minutes ago
News

Missouri middle school student suspended for locker room selfie

Missouri middle school student suspended for locker room selfieRelatives of a seventh-grader suspended 10 days for taking a selfie in a middle school locker room say the girl is being unfairly singled out.
  • News
  • 4 hours, 53 minutes ago
Health

Medical marijuana bill clears Ga. house

Medical marijuana bill clears Ga. houseThe Georgia House of Representatives approved medical marijuana with a 157 to 2 vote. It now heads to the Senate .
  • Health
  • 23 hours, 13 minutes ago
Sports

Dog-walking prescription gets you into parks free

Dog-walking prescription gets you into parks freeThere is a program that allows vets to write a prescription that will get you into Georgia State parks completely free.
  • Sports
  • 23 hours, 23 minutes ago
Entertainment

Bobbi Kristina suffers seizures following attempted drug wean

Bobbi Kristina suffers seizures following attempted drug weanBobbi Kristina Brown's perilous medical condition changed briefly but not for the better: She suffered seizures when doctors attempted to wean her off drugs that had put her in a medically induced coma.
  • Entertainment
  • 5 hours, 5 minutes ago
Education

Central High welcomes French exchange students

Central High welcomes French exchange studentsCentral High School hosts 20 French students for 2 weeks
  • Education
  • 22 hours, 50 minutes 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
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

Bonaire neighborhood floods everytime it rains

Bonaire neighborhood floods everytime it rainsIn one Bonaire neighborhood, when it rains, it pours. One Bonaire woman said her driveway and street flood every time it rains.
  • News
  • 16 minutes 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
  • 3 hours, 23 minutes ago
News

Dangerous infections now spreading outside hospitals

Dangerous infections now spreading outside hospitalsDeaths from C. diff have doubled, rising from 14,000 a year in 2007 to 21,000 in 2011
  • News
  • 22 hours, 37 minutes ago
Warner Robins

Robins hosts first ever "Clergy Summit"

Robins hosts first ever "Clergy Summit"About 70 clergy members came to Robin Air Force Base to help support "civilian airmen."
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
News

Crawford County has no 911 center

Crawford County has no 911 centerIn several Central Georgia counties, including Johnson, Wilkinson and Crawford there are no formal 911 call centers with computer assisted dispatch systems.
  • News
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Health

Deal reveals plan to help rural hospitals

Deal reveals plan to help rural hospitalsCommittee suggests "hub and spoke" model to save rural Georgia hospitals
  • Health
  • 23 hours, 24 minutes ago
Macon

Police look for second suspect in Macon armed robbery

Police look for second suspect in Macon armed robberyPolice arrested one man and are looking for a second man accused of robbing another man Tuesday night in downtown Macon.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Crime

UPDATE: Kelly Gissendaner execution postponed

UPDATE: Kelly Gissendaner execution postponedThe board could either grant clemency, which means the death sentence would be commuted to life with the possibility of parole; clemency could be denied; or a stay of up to ninety days could be granted while members review case information.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
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