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Georgia

Police use humor to get drivers' attention

Police use humor to get drivers' attentionIf good old fashioned police enforcement does not work, why not try humor? That is the logic behind what Marietta police are doing in one neighborhood to slow down speeders and stop sign runners.
  • Georgia
  • 22 hours, 40 minutes ago
Macon

Bibb student gets into four Ivy League schools

Bibb student gets into four Ivy League schoolsMost students would be honored to get an acceptance letter from one Ivy League school. Auriel Wright has four to choose from.
  • Macon
  • 23 hours, 53 minutes ago
Sports

Peach Co. Lady Trojans clinch undefeated region run

Peach Co. Lady Trojans clinch undefeated region runPeach County swamps Spencer to put icing on undefeated region slate, plus more prep scores!
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Sports

Pair of Macon signings keep talents in Peach State

Pair of Macon signings keep talents in Peach StateCentral Georgia talents sign college hoops scholarships
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Warner Robins

Work backlog at Houston Co. clerk's office

Work backlog at Houston Co. clerk's officeThe Houston County DA is investigating the clerk's office at the Houston County State Court
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Warner Robins

Guilty verdict in Houston County contract killing trial

Guilty verdict in Houston County contract killing trialA guilty verdict for a man who hired a hit-man to kill someone.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
News

Three candidates running for Milledgeville mayor

Three candidates running for Milledgeville mayorThree candidates are officially running for Milledgeville Mayor.
  • News
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Life

Dinosaurs come to life at T-Rex Planet

Dinosaurs come to life at T-Rex PlanetKids can take a ride on a dinosaur or dig for fossils while learning a little bit about how they lived.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
News

Car crashes into daycare

Car crashes into daycareThe Bibb County Sheriff's Office responded to a call Friday morning about a car crashing into a daycare center.
  • News
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
News

Hit-man who testifies against man who allegedly hired him convicted

Hit-man who testifies against man who allegedly hired him convictedConvicted killer testifies against the man he says paid him to pull the trigger
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Macon

Man wanted in Macon shooting death turns himself in

Man wanted in Macon shooting death turns himself inBibb County authorities said a man wanted in connection with a fatal March 26 shooting has turned himself in.
  • Macon
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Warner Robins

Robins Federal Credit Union to host free shredding event

Robins Federal Credit Union to host free shredding eventRobins Federal Credit Union is hosting a free community shred day event Wednesday and Thursday of next week.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
News

Family of shooting victim Tavaries Veal speaks out

Family of shooting victim Tavaries Veal speaks outFamily members of a teenager shot to death at a Macon apartment complex... are asking for the public's help in solving his killing.
  • News
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Georgia

Animal sanctuary rescues hundreds of chicks from mail shipment

Animal sanctuary rescues hundreds of chicks from mail shipment300 chicks, and some ducklings, arrived at Noah's Ark unexpectedly on Friday, April 10, when the sanctuary suddenly had to opportunity to rescue them from the mail shipment..
  • Georgia
  • 2 days ago
Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski

Cochran council votes to fly Christian flag at city hall

Cochran council votes to fly Christian flag at city hallCochran City Manager Richard Newbern said the city council voted to wave the Christian Flag over city hall
  • Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Macon

Sheriff: Family not "forthcoming" in lake shooting investigation

Sheriff: Family not "forthcoming" in lake shooting investigationBibb County Sheriff David Davis says he now has two investigators assigned to the case full time. 13WMAZ's Paula Rotondo sat down with Sheriff Davis to talk about the case.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Macon

Cyclists raising money for cancer

Cyclists raising money for cancerSome cyclists passed through Macon Thursday afternoon while on their 1,300-mile ride to raise money to fight cancer.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Macon

Tubman Museum hosts farewell party

Tubman Museum hosts farewell partyMore than thirty years of memories lie within the Tubman Museum on Walnut Street.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
News

Dooly State Prison inmates dies

Dooly State Prison inmates diesThe Georgia Department of Corrections confirmed that an inmate died earlier Thursday morning.
  • News
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Dublin

No new witnesses from Dublin shooting

No new witnesses from Dublin shootingJamie Jones, of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations in Eastman, says even though around 200 people attended the party, no witnesses have come forward.
  • Dublin
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Ga. medical marijuana bill signed into law

Ga. medical marijuana bill signed into lawThursday, Governor Nathan Deal signed the medical marijuana bill, House Bill 1, into law.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Life

Localicious celebrates local farmers' produce

Localicious celebrates local farmers' produceThe Localicious festival will celebrate locally grown food, art, and music.
  • Life
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Macon

CGTC celebrates the Week of the Young Child

CGTC celebrates the Week of the Young ChildCentral Georgia Technical College celebrated the Week of the Young Child with a parade at the Warner Robins campus.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Milledgeville

Qualifying starts for Milledgeville mayor

Qualifying starts for Milledgeville mayorMayoral candidates have through noon on Friday for the June 16 special election.
  • Milledgeville
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Georgia

Wigwam Fest aims to become next big Atlanta festival

Wigwam Fest aims to become next big Atlanta festivalAt the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, the next three Sundays will be home to the Wigwam Fest. If Jennifer Lingvall has her way, the word 'wigwam' will become like Dogwood or Music Midtown -- a crowd-drawing festival of a different sort, where you can...
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Macon

Westside students grow their own food in garden

Westside students grow their own food in gardenThe young gardeners follow the plant from seed to their cafeteria. In the process they learn a good bit and have fun.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Macon

Surveillance photos of Macon robbery released

Surveillance photos of Macon robbery releasedThe Bibb County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man suspected in robbing a convenience store last week.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Macon

Pearl Harbor survivor celebrates 100th at Macon Mall

Pearl Harbor survivor celebrates 100th at Macon MallPearl Harbor survivor Fred Johnson celebrated his 100th birthday Thursday at the Macon Mall.
  • Macon
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Georgia

Shepherd's Men to run from NYC to Atlanta for veterans

Shepherd's Men to run from NYC to Atlanta for veteransThe Shepherd's Men are trying to raise $250,000 for Share at Shepherd -- enough to pay for the program for two months.
  • Georgia
  • 2 days, 23 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, 23 hours ago
Georgia

Grand jury indicts former Peachtree City Police Chief

Grand jury indicts former Peachtree City Police ChiefA Fayette County grand jury has indicted former Police Chief William McCollom in the shooting of his wife. He was indicted for misdemeanor reckless conduct.
  • Georgia
  • 3 days ago
Politics

Peake to run for state House leader position

Peake to run for state House leader positionState Rep. Allen Peake said he will run for Majority Leader in the state House of Representatives in Atlanta.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Milledgeville

Community reacts to Plant Branch closing

Community reacts to Plant Branch closingAfter decades as a fixture in Central Georgia's landscape Plant Branch is officially closed for business.
  • Milledgeville
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Education

Tuition rates raised in Georgia

Tuition rates raised in GeorgiaDepending on the school, those increases will start at 2.5%. Middle Georgia State will see one of the state's largest spikes with a 9% increase.
  • Education
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Perry

Perry Library renovations almost done

Perry Library renovations almost doneThe 2.4 million dollar renovation started last summer. It's funded through state bonds and $800,00 from Houston County's special purpose local options sales tax or SPLOST.
  • Perry
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Junior Journalists

My Teacher is Tops: Crystal Kennedy

My Teacher is Tops: Crystal KennedyCrystal Kennedy has been teaching close to a decade, the last three years at Twiggs County Middle School. This award wasn't something she was expecting.
  • Junior Journalists
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
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Digital Download: Macon Memories of "42" the Movie

Digital Download: Macon Memories of "42" the MovieWednesday is Jackie Robinson Day for Major League Baseball. 13WMAZ's Kari Van Horn remembers when the film crew for "42" took over the town.
  • Sports
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
News

City of Forsyth Convention and Visitors Bureau

City of Forsyth Convention and Visitors BureauCity of Forsyth Convention and Visitors Bureau
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  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Sports

WATCH: Bleckley Co. tennis extends region titles streak

WATCH: Bleckley Co. tennis extends region titles streakThe Bleckley County boys and girls' tennis teams have combined for 27 consecutive region titles within the past two decades.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Sports

HIGHLIGHTS: Jones County soccer plays for state playoff seed

HIGHLIGHTS: Jones County soccer plays for state playoff seedThe Academy of Richmond County beat the best boys' soccer team in Jones County High School history in penalty kicks. The loss eliminated Jones County from playoff contention.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Sports

WATCH: Sid Bream speaks in central Ga.

WATCH: Sid Bream speaks in central Ga.Sid Bream spoke to Veterans High's baseball team before the Warhawks beat Baldwin high 23-2.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Sports

WATCH: Houston Co. baseball prepares for region tourney

WATCH: Houston Co. baseball prepares for region tourneyIt's a win, or go home situation for the Bears this week. They have to beat Lakeside in a best of three series that starts Thursday at Houston County.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
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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
  • 6 days, 17 hours 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 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
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Macon

UPDATE: Wesleyan's Pierce Chapel construction nears completion

UPDATE: Wesleyan's Pierce Chapel construction nears completionConstruction outside of the $6 million Pierce Chapel at Wesleyan College is complete.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Macon

Chipotle Mexican Grill opens in Macon

Chipotle Mexican Grill opens in MaconChipotle Mexican Grill opened in Macon at 11 a.m. Monday.
  • Macon
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Macon

Old Book Sale at Central City Park

Old Book Sale at Central City ParkThe Friends of the Library is holding their 47th annual Old Book Sale starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday at Central City Park.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Macon

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 month, 3 weeks 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 month, 4 weeks 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 month, 4 weeks 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 month, 4 weeks 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 months ago