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Peach - Crawford

Peach County teen meets President Obama

Peach County teen meets President ObamaA Peach County High School student met President Obama as part of an annual 4-H meeting at the White House.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 20 hours, 38 minutes ago
Macon

Crews install signage for the new Tubman Museum

Crews install signage for the new Tubman MuseumCrews install signage for the new Tubman Museum
  • Macon
  • 20 hours, 40 minutes ago
Macon

Volunteers help send students to prom

Volunteers help send students to promAn online fundraising campaign allowed 11 high school students to go to prom.
  • Macon
  • 20 hours, 50 minutes ago
Dublin

$2,000 reward offered in fatal Dublin shooting

$2,000 reward offered in fatal Dublin shootingA $2,000 reward will be given for information leading to the arrests of those responsible for a fatal April 4 shooting.
  • Dublin
  • 21 hours, 7 minutes ago
Macon

Former school to become senior housing community

Former school to become senior housing communityHenry A. Hunt Elementary School is going to be renovated into Hunt School Village, a housing unit for seniors age 62 and older.
  • Macon
  • 21 hours, 8 minutes ago
Local

Georgia to observe Confederate Memorial Day

Georgia to observe Confederate Memorial DayOn Monday, April 27th, every state office in Georgia will be closed in observance of Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 10 minutes ago
Entertainment

Joey Stuckey stops by the 13WMAZ studio

Joey Stuckey stops by the 13WMAZ studioStuckey recently visited the UK to take part in a conference for musicians with disabilities.
  • Entertainment
  • 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
Dublin

All Laurens County schools closed Friday due to virus

All Laurens County schools closed Friday due to virusLaurens County schools will be closed Friday due to the spreading of a highly contagious virus.
  • Dublin
  • 22 hours, 16 minutes ago
Macon

Macon woman, brother arrested for insurance fraud

Macon woman, brother arrested for insurance fraudA routine insurance audit found theft of nearly $80,000 through the filing of false insurance claims.
  • Macon
  • 1 day ago
News

Perry man sentenced for distributing meth

Perry man sentenced for distributing methA Perry man was sentenced Wednesday in a Macon district court for distribution of meth.
  • News
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Georgia

Cordele man sentenced on child pornography charges

Cordele man sentenced on child pornography chargesA former Cordele resident was sentenced in Albany Thursday on child pornography charges.
  • Georgia
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Warner Robins

Devasko Lewis sentenced to life without parole

Devasko Lewis sentenced to life without paroleDevasko Lewis will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
News

Coroner seeks 77-year-old woman's next of kin

Coroner seeks 77-year-old woman's next of kinBibb County Coroner Leon Jones is asking for the public's help in locating the family of 77-year-old Patricia Wade.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Rock Ranch Strawberry Festival has been moved

Rock Ranch Strawberry Festival has been movedThe fifth annual Strawberry Festival at the Rock Ranch has been moved from Saturday to Saturday, May 9 due to the possibility of rain.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Georgia

Valdosta State Univ. closing campus ahead of huge protest

Valdosta State Univ. closing campus ahead of huge protestIn the face of an expected large crowd at a protest rally in support of the American flag, Valdosta State University is closing all facilities on Friday.
  • Georgia
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Macon

Macon houses torn down to tackle blight

Macon houses torn down to tackle blight100th and 101st blighted houses get torn down
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Macon

Man charged with misdemeanor in Lake Tobesofkee shooting

Man charged with misdemeanor in Lake Tobesofkee shootingSheriff David Davis today said Basil Ghali, who lives in a home on the lake, has been charged.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Supreme Court to make same-sex marriage ruling this summer

Supreme Court to make same-sex marriage ruling this summerLater on this year, the Supreme Court will determine whether all 50 states must recognize same-sex marriages. On April 28th, the justices are scheduled to listen to arguments in the case.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Fire hits Hawkinsville church

Fire hits Hawkinsville churchA church in Hawkinsville caught fire a little before 7:00 this morning.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Robins Air Force Base

Behind the Lines: Air Force Reserve video production

Behind the Lines: Air Force Reserve video productionEach month, we take you Behind the Lines at Robins Air Force Base to feature the work of the 22,000 employees there.
  • Robins Air Force Base
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Macon

Sheriff Davis calls out 'ineptitude' in shooting response

Sheriff Davis calls out 'ineptitude' in shooting responseBibb County Sheriff David Davis criticized 'ineptitude," poor communication and lack of knowledge in several letters reprimanding his officers' response to a March 21 shooting on Lake Tobesofkee.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

Soul Food Festival postponed

Soul Food Festival postponedThe Soul Food Festival has been postponed due to inclement weather.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Sports

Wesleyan softball team earns 14 wins this season

Wesleyan softball team earns 14 wins this seasonThe program has come a long way in four years under the guidance of head coach Dickey Hightower.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Breast Cancer

Doctor disagrees with mammogram recommendation

Doctor disagrees with mammogram recommendationA central Georgia doctor disagrees with a new study on mammogram recommendations.
  • Breast Cancer
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Georgia

Creflo Dollar compares jet fundraiser critics to devil

Creflo Dollar compares jet fundraiser critics to devilCreflo Dollar recently slammed critics of his mission to raise money for a new Gulfstream G650 jet.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Forsyth - Monroe

Slain Monroe Co. deputy honored on state memorial

Slain Monroe Co. deputy honored on state memorialThe Georgia Law Enforcement Traveling Memorial Wall commemorates almost 700 officers killed in the line of duty. Wednesday, they unveiled one more name: Micheal Norris.
  • Forsyth - Monroe
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Macon

Fisherman on lake arrest: "This is hard for me"

Fisherman on lake arrest: "This is hard for me"Arrest made more than a month after Lake Tobesofkee shooting incident.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Georgia

Is your failed school on the state takeover list?

Is your failed school on the state takeover list?With the stroke of a pen and a round of applause, it begins. Eighteen months from now, Georgia voters will decide if the state should take over failed schools.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Georgia

Good Samaritans help nab suspect, protect child

Good Samaritans help nab suspect, protect childPolice say a group of alert neighbors helped stop a suspect on the run and protect an innocent child.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Local

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Macon

Macon mural moves to new museum location

Macon mural moves to new museum locationMural "From Africa to America" moved from old Tubman Museum to the new location on Cherry Street.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb celebrates Earth Day

Macon-Bibb celebrates Earth DayOn Wednesday, Macon-Bibb took part in celebrating and promoting Earth Day.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Macon

Macon breaks ground on Pinnacle Park

Macon breaks ground on Pinnacle ParkA groundbreaking took place for Bibb County project that will bring a new look to the Second Street corridor.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
News

People in Juliette hosting 'Save the Dam'

People in Juliette hosting 'Save the Dam'People in Juliette are coming together to try to save the Juliette Dam on the Ocmulgee River.
  • News
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Macon

Seven unclaimed bodies in Bibb this year

Seven unclaimed bodies in Bibb this yearBibb County Coroner Leon Jones says it's sad to see a body remain unclaimed for weeks, but that's the reality for seven people whose remains have gone unclaimed in Bibb so far this year.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Georgia

Five Georgia Southern students killed in accident

Five Georgia Southern students killed in accidentFive students who attended Georgia Southern University were killed in a car accident Tuesday.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
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Crime

Citgo convenience store robbery April 6

Citgo convenience store robbery April 6The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man suspected in robbing a convenience store April 6.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Gray - Jones

Accident involving ambulance in Jones Co.

Accident involving ambulance in Jones Co.Accident involving an ambulance and two cars in downtown Gray. Three females taken to hospital with minor injuries.
  • Gray - Jones
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Perry

Hot air balloons fire up at Perry Fairgrounds

Hot air balloons fire up at Perry FairgroundsPeople posted up on the lawn at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry Saturday for a color and fire spectacle. For the 3rd year now, hot air balloons have been firing up as part of the Dogwood Festival in Perry. Families and central Georgians were able to enjoy...
  • Perry
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Macon

PHOTOS: Magnolia Soap Box Derby

PHOTOS: Magnolia Soap Box DerbyBen Jones and Derby Doppler at the Magnolia Soap Box Derby on Saturday.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Macon

Spate of Macon-Bibb County animal cruelty arrest

Spate of Macon-Bibb County animal cruelty arrestBrian Denegal was charged with one count of aggravated cruelty to animals and one count of cruelty to animals after deputies on March 27 found a dead dog next to a tree on case street. They also found an abandoned puppy.
  • Macon
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Macon

Dead and live animals removed from north Macon home

Dead and live animals removed from north Macon homeLisa Ann Murray will be charged with four counts of animal cruelty after more than 50 animals - some dead - were removed from a north Macon home she used to live in.
  • Macon
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago