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Macon

Conference held for special needs students in Central Ga.

Conference held for special needs students in Central Ga.Saturday afternoon, special education students had the chance to dream of the possibilities, of a full life after high school graduation.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Macon

Car's engine catches fire on Eisenhower Parkway

Car's engine catches fire on Eisenhower ParkwayAn engine fire caught the attention of a few drivers today at the intersection of Eisenhower Parkway and Pio Nono Avenue. It happened around 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Georgia

Georgia Power acknowledges rising costs for Plant Vogtle

Georgia Power acknowledges rising costs for Plant VogtleGeorgia Power officials say the cost of expanding a nuclear plant near Augusta has reached roughly $7.5 billion.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Georgia

Governor staff raises exceed those for teachers, others

Governor staff raises exceed those for teachers, othersMany of Gov. Nathan Deal's top aides and senior executive branch officials got raises in 2015, according to a new analysis from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Peach - Crawford

Man denied bond for Crawford County burglary

Man denied bond for Crawford County burglaryMichael Godwin, 35, was denied bond at his first hearing before a Magistrate judge for burglary.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Health

Telemedicine to transform Hancock co. healthcare

Telemedicine to transform Hancock co. healthcareTelemedicine technology could be bringing better healthcare to Hancock County
  • Health
  • 3 days ago
Macon

Bibb school board wants Dallemand to pay $7 million in damages

Bibb school board wants Dallemand to pay $7 million in damagesThe Bibb County school board and their last superintendent Romain Dallemand are accusing each other of fraud and demanding millions in damages.
  • Macon
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Macon

5th graders learn photography in Macon

5th graders learn photography in MaconThe 5th graders of L.H. Williams went around Macon taking pictures of cultural sites and documenting their experience.
  • Macon
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
News

New Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare Center to open soon

New Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare Center to open soonThree times bigger than the old one, with a separate drop-off area for new animals, the new Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare center is just about to open.
  • News
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Local

Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictions

Senate Bill 94 wants to end wrongful convictionsA bill approved by the Georgia State Senate this week aims to end wrongful convictions.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Warner Robins

Warner Robins police investigate Houston Co. High teacher

Warner Robins police investigate Houston Co. High teacherPolice would not say why they're investigating James Vance.
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 days, 5 hours 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
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Life

Fundraiser for Bonaire boy fighting aggressive cancer

Fundraiser for Bonaire boy fighting aggressive cancerThis Saturday Johnny G's in Warner Robins is holding a fundraiser for 7 year old Jace Cumbie, who is fighting cancer.
  • Life
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Macon

UPDATE: New information in reported Lizella attack

UPDATE: New information in reported Lizella attackBibb deputies are looking for a man who they say attacked and tried to sexually assault a woman in Lizella.
  • Macon
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Macon

Ingleside Village garden store opens

Ingleside Village garden store opensUps-A-Daisy opened Thursday in Ingleside Village in the former Society Gardener location.
  • Macon
  • 3 days, 8 hours 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
  • 3 days, 12 hours 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
  • 3 days, 14 hours 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
  • 3 days, 16 hours 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
  • 4 days, 4 hours 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
  • 4 days, 4 hours 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
  • 4 days, 4 hours 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
  • 4 days, 4 hours 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
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Peach - Crawford

Blue Bird now a publicly traded company

Blue Bird now a publicly traded companyPeach County's largest employer, Blue Bird, is now a publicly traded company. Wednesday was their first day of trading on NASDAQ, starting $9.97 per share.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 4 days, 4 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
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Local

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Macon

My Brother's Keeper youth forum to be held Saturday

My Brother's Keeper youth forum to be held SaturdayYouth from the ages of 8 to 20 can attend a forum on Saturday in association with the White House initiative, My Brother's Keeper, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Commission Chambers at the Government Center, located at 700 Poplar St.
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 10 hours 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
  • 4 days, 11 hours 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
  • 4 days, 12 hours 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
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Macon

Macon-based money laundering, drug trafficking ring nets 35 arrests

Macon-based money laundering, drug trafficking ring nets 35 arrestsThirty-five people from Georgia and three other states, were indicted in an intrastate drug ring.
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 12 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
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Education

Central High welcomes French exchange students

Central High welcomes French exchange studentsCentral High School hosts 20 French students for 2 weeks
  • Education
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Warner Robins

Warner Robins Visitor's Center location could change

Warner Robins Visitor's Center location could changeInitially they settled on locating the venue off the I-75 Russell Parkway intersection, but next week, that could change.
  • Warner Robins
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
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
  • 5 days, 4 hours 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
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
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Three charged with murder in Macon attack, child abduction

Three charged with murder in Macon attack, child abductionSeymour Passard, 23, and Ceyunta Cater, 22, appear before a Bibb County judge Friday. They're charged with killing Sylvester Harden Jr., 40.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Features

Icy Cherry Blossom Fountain in downtown Macon, by Suzanne Lawler

Icy Cherry Blossom Fountain in downtown Macon, by Suzanne Lawler13WMAZ's Suzanne Lawler captured these images at the fountain in front of the Cherry Blossom Festival office on Cherry Street in downtown Macon.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Macon Rescue Mission asks for coat donations

Macon Rescue Mission asks for coat donationsThe Macon Rescue Mission has received a tremendous amount of coats and other items for donation.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Macon

Surveillance photos of Macon fraud suspect released

Surveillance photos of Macon fraud suspect releasedBibb County authorities are looking for this man. They said he and another man gained access to victim's debit and credit card information and pin numbers by using "skimming devices" at ATM's in the Macon and Atlanta areas.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Lt. Randy Parker

Lt. Randy ParkerFamily, friends, fellow firemen and community members gather to honor the life of Lt. Randy Parker, who died in the line of duty fighting a house fire on February 11. <br />
  • News
  • 2 weeks ago
News

Jeffersonville Water Main Break

Jeffersonville Water Main BreakShannon Hart, the mayor of Jeffersonville, says the water is being shut off throughout the whole city at 4 p.m. to make necessary repairs.
  • News
  • 2 weeks ago