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Macon

Science fiction movie to be shot in downtown Macon

Science fiction movie to be shot in downtown MaconFilm crews will be in downtown Macon from Jan. 2 through Jan. 13 shooting a movie called "The 5th Wave."
  • Macon
  • 13 hours, 17 minutes ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb beautiful commission gives away cherry saplings

Macon-Bibb beautiful commission gives away cherry saplingsMore than 40 years ago a Realtor and a woman with a vision partnered to share their love for beautiful Yoshino cherry trees with the city of Macon. William Fickling Sr. and Carolyn Crayton worked together to plant the first cherry blossom trees in the Wesleyan Woods...
  • Macon
  • 12 hours, 12 minutes ago
Macon

Macon fans, friends honor James Brown

Macon fans, friends honor James BrownThe Godfather of Soul, James Brown, was honored this afternoon at the James Brown Memorial Bridge on Walnut Street.
  • Macon
  • 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
Macon

Macon convenience store robbed Friday morning

Macon convenience store robbed Friday morningCircle K convenience store, 15 Spring St., Macon was robbed just before 4:30 a.m. Friday.
  • Macon
  • 23 hours, 4 minutes ago
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
  • 22 hours, 49 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
  • 17 hours, 42 minutes ago
News

Woman finds remains of 2 babies in storage unit after winning bid

Woman finds remains of 2 babies in storage unit after winning bidA storage unit that a woman took ownership of after getting the winning bid quickly went from treasure hunt to a crime scene.
  • News
  • 17 hours, 47 minutes ago
News

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cards

Staples says breach affects 1.2M cardsOn Friday, Staples gave an update to a data breach announced in October, saying criminals deployed malware to point-of-sale systems at 115 of its more than 1,400 U.S. retail stores.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 4 minutes ago
Crime

Police make massive drug bust in Winder

Police make massive drug bust in WinderA Barrow County task force seized cash, guns and thousands of dollars worth of drugs while executing a search warrant Thursday.
  • Crime
  • 15 hours, 21 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
  • 17 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

Thieves beware: Baby Jesus has GPS

Thieves beware: Baby Jesus has GPSAttention thieves and pranksters considering nabbing the baby Jesus from the Indiana Masonic Home's Nativity scene: Don't do it.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 23 minutes ago
Tech

Instagram follower counts plunge after spam purge

Instagram follower counts plunge after spam purgeLast week, while announcing its ascent to 300 million users, Instagram said it would start killing off all fake or spammy accounts from the popular photo sharing app.
  • Tech
  • 15 hours, 25 minutes ago
Pets

It's OK: Top gadget gifts for your pets

It's OK: Top gadget gifts for your petsDid you know just about as many pets as people are getting a gift this holiday season? In a recent survey, about 85% of pet owners said man's best friend is at, or near, the very top of their list. Here are some of the most pawsome gifts for pets and the people who...
  • Pets
  • 15 hours, 26 minutes ago
News

Waitress gets 'tip bombed' with huge surprise gratuity

Waitress gets 'tip bombed' with huge surprise gratuityMegan Asadi was working her regular shift at the Virginia Kitchen, when she received a $1,200 dollar tip on a $128 tab.
  • News
  • 18 hours, 1 minute ago
Health

Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed four

Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed fourFour people have died from a Listeria outbreak linked to prepackaged caramel apples, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Health
  • 18 hours, 7 minutes ago
Crime

Sketch released of gunman who shot Texas meteorologist

Sketch released of gunman who shot Texas meteorologistInvestigators have released a composite sketch of the suspect who shot a Waco meteorologist Wednesday.
  • Crime
  • 18 hours, 5 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
  • 21 hours, 24 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
  • 1 day, 9 hours 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
  • 19 hours, 51 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
  • 22 hours, 46 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
  • 18 hours, 46 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
  • 22 hours, 44 minutes ago
News

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

Obama: Sony 'did the wrong thing' when it pulled movieSony Pictures CEO responds: 'We have not caved.'
  • News
  • 13 hours, 45 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
  • 22 hours, 39 minutes ago
Nation

Homeless man, dog reunite thanks to help from strangers

Homeless man, dog reunite thanks to help from strangersPeople across the world raised money for Pete Bachmann, who walked five miles every day to visit his dog, Buster, at Faithful Friends. Bachmann will also receive a used truck and has found a job and an apartment. Photo and video shot by Daniel Sato.
  • Nation
  • 14 hours, 47 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
  • 21 hours, 18 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
  • 22 hours, 35 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
  • 22 hours, 31 minutes 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
  • 1 day, 13 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
  • 19 hours, 22 minutes ago
Nation

Jury OKs jail cams that catch inmates using bathroom

Jury OKs jail cams that catch inmates using bathroomA federal jury found the City of Puyallup, Washington did not violate the privacy rights of 12 inmates when they recorded them on camera in various forms of undress, including using the bathroom.
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 23 minutes ago
Nation

Want to steer clear of the flu? There's an app for that

Want to steer clear of the flu? There's an app for thatSickweather monitors Facebook and Twitter to track the flu and other illnesses. Researchers have found people's social media posts are strikingly similar to CDC reports.
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 13 minutes ago
Nation

Trailer: 'American Sniper'

Trailer: 'American Sniper'"American Sniper" tells the story of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle who the military credits with the most confirmed kills of any marksman in American history. Starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
  • Nation
  • 17 hours, 18 minutes ago
Nation

'Christmas angel' saves family of 12 from house fire

'Christmas angel' saves family of 12 from house firePatricia Gustaitis of Wilmington, Delaware recounts how a late night of baking led to her saving a family of 12 from their burning home.
  • Nation
  • 15 hours, 38 minutes ago
Nation

Obama loves James 'Flacco?'

Obama loves James 'Flacco?'While answering a question about "The Interview," President Obama flubbed James Franco's name calling him "James Flacco."
  • Nation
  • 15 hours, 28 minutes ago
Nation

Holiday lights can even be seen from space!

Holiday lights can even be seen from space!A NASA satellite that takes images from space noticed spikes in bright lights at night during the holidays. Even the Martians can tell it's the most wonderful time of the year.
  • Nation
  • 15 hours, 38 minutes ago
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