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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
  • 20 hours, 58 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
  • 22 hours, 30 minutes ago
Warner Robins

Houston Co. man collecting gifts for needy

Houston Co. man collecting gifts for needyA Houston man is paying it forward after friends helped him after an accident. He's collecting gifts for needy families.
  • Warner Robins
  • 23 hours, 40 minutes ago
Life

Macon's Children's Hospital celebrates miracle child

Macon's Children's Hospital celebrates miracle childTaylor Sanders, who is six years old, gets to go home this week after surviving multiple life-threatening injuries.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Macon

UPDATE: Suspect in nightclub shooting held without bond

UPDATE: Suspect in nightclub shooting held without bondEric Watkins Jr. was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of murder in the shooting last week at Wings Cafe.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Georgia

Flu forces Georgia school district to close

Flu forces Georgia school district to closePolk County's school superintendent says so many students and teachers are home sick with the flu, he had to close all 10 schools
  • Georgia
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Milledgeville

Carmike backs out of 'The Interview'

Carmike backs out of 'The Interview'Carmike operates a theater in Milledgeville, one of 278 theaters over 41 states.
  • Milledgeville
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Health

Middle-school program aims to 'crush mental illness'

Middle-school program aims to 'crush mental illness'A student organization and the Phoenix Center partnered up to talk about teen health issues.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Macon

C. Jack Ellis: get guns away from Macon's youth

C. Jack Ellis: get guns away from Macon's youthFormer Macon Mayor C. Jack Ellis says he plans to put together an anti-youth-violence movement.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Macon

Commission split on Wings Cafe solution

Commission split on Wings Cafe solutionThe Macon-Bibb Public Safety Committee meets next Tuesday. They will vote on the resolution. If passed, it will then go before full commission.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Macon

Bibb could shut down Wings Cafe

Bibb could shut down Wings CafeAfter Friday's deadly shooting at Wings Cafe, some Macon-Bibb County officials want to shutter the Bloomfield business but not all neighbors agree
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Warner Robins

Convicted molester sentenced to 30 years in prison

Convicted molester sentenced to 30 years in prisonMatthew Caleb Pierce was convicted last month for child molestation and aggravated child molestation.
  • Warner Robins
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Forsyth - Monroe

Overturned FedEx truck spills packages across I-75

Overturned FedEx truck spills packages across I-75The accident involved a FedEx 18-wheeler that overturned while pulling two trailers.
  • Forsyth - Monroe
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Robins Air Force Base

Robins, Union says relationship improving

Robins, Union says relationship improvingBase and union leaders say they are communicating more effectively, despite unchanged grievance numbers.
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Georgia

Police: Suspected serial killer linked to 4 murders, 'could be more'

Police: Suspected serial killer linked to 4 murders, 'could be more'Atlanta police credited MARTA police with "great police work" for bringing in the man accused of at least four murders.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Georgia

3rd child dies in fire, mother's charges upgraded

3rd child dies in fire, mother's charges upgradedThe mother of a woman charged in the deaths of three of her children who died in a house fire is speaking out in defense of her daughter.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Education

Smith advises Bibb school board to shape up

Smith advises Bibb school board to shape upBibb's Interim Superintendent Steve Smith spoke frankly in a 13WMAZ interview as he leaves office.
  • Education
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Georgia

Tech student with Jones County ties found

Tech student with Jones County ties found20-year-old Kinsey Canova graduated from Jones County High in 2012.
  • Georgia
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Warner Robins

Shooting victim's family mourns loss

Shooting victim's family mourns lossFamily of killed victim in club shooting says gun violence needs to stop
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Warner Robins

Tenants displaced after apartment fire

Tenants displaced after apartment fireThe Red Cross of Central Georgia says they are working to help the families with lodging and other problems.
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Georgia

Ga. church sign: "Santa is Satan"

Ga. church sign: "Santa is Satan"A church in Harlem is displaying a sign that says "Santa is Satan."
  • Georgia
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Macon

Bibb Co. commissioners also want to shut down Wings Cafe

Bibb Co. commissioners also want to shut down Wings CafeCommissioners deciding best way to move forward in shutting down Macon club
  • Macon
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Warner Robins

UPDATE: Cause given in Warner Robins death case

UPDATE: Cause given in Warner Robins death caseA Warner Robins man who died in his driveway early Friday died from cirrhosis of the liver.
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Macon

Man wanted for identity fraud in Macon arrested in Augusta

Man wanted for identity fraud in Macon arrested in AugustaAn Atlanta man wanted for identity fraud crimes in Macon-Bibb County was arrested Saturday in Augusta.
  • Macon
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Warner Robins

UPDATE: Cause of Warner Robins fire still unknown

UPDATE: Cause of Warner Robins fire still unknownThe fire displaced six families early Sunday.
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Macon

Bibb interim superintendent to retire

Bibb interim superintendent to retireBibb County's School District celebrated the retirement of interim superintendent Steve Smith on Sunday
  • Macon
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Crime

Bibb deputies arrest woman during burglary

Bibb deputies arrest woman during burglaryBibb deputies arrested a woman after chasing her during a store burglary.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago