x
Breaking News
More () »

Central Georgia's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports, and more | Macon, Georgia | 13WMAZ.com

Here's the 'Good News' in Central Georgia: April 12-18

This week may have looked ordinary, but it was full of exciting things!

MACON, Ga. — 1. 100-year-old Macon man gets proclamation: April 6 is Mr. Young 'Buddy' Barron Day

Macon-Bibb Mayor Lester Miller has pronounced April 6th "Mr. Young 'Buddy' Barron Day, after Buddy joined the Centenarian Club.

2. Dublin VA hands out food boxes, vaccinates veterans

The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center gave away 150 boxes of food on Tuesday and plans to give away more.

3. 'Starving for this type of venue': Perry theatre gets a facelift and a second chance

Once a busy movie theater in 1950, the Muse Theatre sat abandoned for years. Now, it's becoming a concert, wedding and special event venue.

4. NewTown Macon's 'The Market' event encourages people to shop locally

The Market will feature local products, handmade crafts, and artisan goods, along with musicians.

5. 'Sat there on the couch just loving each other': Warner Robins couple reunited after 14 months apart in pandemic

Jim and Annie Devane have been married for 70 years. For the last 14 months, they've been separated by a window. Now, they finally get to hug each other again.

6. Warner Robins woman who received gift cards from around the world uses cards to buy personal care bags for homeless people

"Love is more important than anything else, love is more important than hate, love is the best thing," business owner Gigi Tebbe said.

7. Dublin flight nurse receives surprise care package from superstar Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has been sending health-care workers care packages, thanking them for their hard work during these times.