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  • Fickling Suggests Animal Welfare Joint Task Force

    A Macon businessman is proposing a new strategy on how to improve the Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare Shelter. Bill Fickling is being proactive by asking Macon-Bibb commissioners to create an animal welfare ...

  • GEICO Planning Macon Expansion

    MACON, Ga. (AP) — A national insurance company has announced plans to create new jobs in middle Georgia. GEICO is planning to add more than 500 new positions to its Macon office by the end of the ...

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    Public Asked to Help in Locating Missing Macon Teenager

    The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in locating a missing Macon girl.Amber Rainey is believed to have run away some time between 3:30 and 6:15 a.m. on March 28th in the Recreation ...

  • Peake's Journey of Hope Fund

    Representative Allen Peake along with his supporters are launching a fund to help send families in need of medical marijuana for treatment to states where it's legal. The Journey of Hope Fund is set to ...

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    15-Year-Old Arrested in Houston County

    A 15-year-old was arrested in Houston County after being accused of trying to break into cars. It happened Tuesday night just after 9:30 p.m. around the 1500 block of Watson Boulevard. The Houston County ...

  • House Fire Caused by Space Heater

    Three adults and a child had to run from a home in Macon yesterday after it caught fire. It happened at 925 Ponce De Leon Circle South. Macon-Bibb County Fire Investigator Ben Gleeson says a space heater ...

  • Deal Honors Mercer Basketball

    Governor Deal honored the Mercer Men’s Basketball Team for their recent success in the NCAA Tournament. Deal presented a commendation from the people of Georgia to the team. It recognizes their success ...

  • Bibb Superintendent Search

    The Bibb County Board of Education is taking another step towards selecting a new leader for the school system. Tonight board members listened to a presentation from the Georgia School Board Association ...

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    Georgia Jobless Rate Drops to 7 Percent

    ATLANTA (AP) — State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally ...

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    Gov. Deal Signs Downtown Renaissance Act into Law

    Governor Nathan Deal stops in Macon Wednesday to sign a new law to help spur downtown redevelopment around the state. Deal, along with various government officials, gathered at Poplar Street Park to sign ...

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    Bail Set at $100,000 for Man Accused of Boston Bomb Hoax

    (CNN) -- A judge on Wednesday set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of carrying a fake bomb near a Boston crowd that was marking the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. The judge also ...

  • GA Insurance Commissioner Releases Enrollment Data

    ATLANTA (AP) - State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says nearly 150,000 Georgians will be insured through policies they bought through the federal health care marketplace. Hudgens ...

  • Farmer Ships Vidalia Onions Ahead of Start Date

    GLENNVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A major grower of Georgia's famous Vidalia onions says he's shipping early to supermarkets in defiance of the state agriculture commissioner, who has warned that a new regulation ...

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    Pair Wanted in Connection with N. Carolina Kidnaping

    The FBI in Atlanta are looking for two men wanted for their alleged involvement in a kidnapping in North Carolina that ended last week in Atlanta. Quantavious Thompson, is described as 18 or 19 years old, about ...

  • Thousands Using New Ga. Online Voter Registration

    ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say thousands of voters have used Georgia's new Web-based programs to register ahead of the May 20 primary. More than 4,000 voters had used the new online and application-based ...

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    Two Warner Robins Teens Arrested for Breaking into Home

    Two teenage boys were arrested Tuesday night by Warner Robins Police on charges related to a burglary at 94 Westcliff Circle. The victim stated that she heard people outside her home trying to get in, ...

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    Ringing Cell Phone Brings Arrest of Man for Robbery

    A ringing cell phone led to the arrest of an 18-year-old man, charged with robbing a man at gunpoint Tuesday night on the north side of Warner Robins. Police were called just before 10 p.m. to 61 Lisa ...

  • Macon Mall Plans Delayed

    A plan to revitalize the Macon Mall area is being pushed back a year. Mark Stevens with the Hull Storey Gibson company, who are the owners of the Macon Mall, tells us the delay of the Eisenhower community ...

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    Fugitive Nabbed in California

    A Macon mom may finally be closer to getting some answers nearly six months after her son was shot dead. Today US Marshals arrested Reginald Jackson in Hemet, California after a tip from Columbus, Georgia ...

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    Hop-In Convenience Store Accidental Shooting

    A plan for convenience store clerks to protect themselves backfires when one of the employees is accidentally shot by the same gun brought into the store to protect them. It happened last night at the ...

  • Man Indicted for Teen Death

    A Macon teen is indicted today for his involvement in a shooting on November 21st of last year that lead to the death of a 16 year old girl. Dontavius Mintz is facing charges including malice and felony ...

  • Jones Marijuana Grow House

    A blown power transformer blows the cover of a suspected drug operation in Jones County. The marijuana grow house is located at 547 Luke Smith Road. Jones County Sheriff Butch Reece tells WGXA, investigators ...

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    Three Teenagers Arrested for Warner Robins Burglary

    Two teenagers are in jail in Warner Robins after getting caught by police in the middle of a burglary attempt. Officers were called to Peachtree Circle just after 2 p.m. Tuesday in regards to a burglary ...

  • High Winds Fuel Hancock Co. House Fire

    A fire at a home in Hancock County Tuesday was fueled by strong winds.Flames erupted from a house on Car Station Road just inside Hancock County. The East Lake Fire Department tells WGXA that Tuesday's ...

  • Ex-Perry Radiology Tech Filed False Mammogram Results

    Former Perry Hospital radiology technician Rachael Rapraeger was sentenced to 160 to 180 days in confinement and 10 years probation during a hearing in Houston County Superior Court Tuesday. Rapraeger ...

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    'We are America, we own the finish line,' Biden says at Boston Bombing Memorial

    (CNN) -- A moment of silence at the finish line, the tolling of church bells and a solemn flag-raising ceremony capped the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing Tuesday. Under a steady rain ...

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    Your Taxes are Due!

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Tax Day is officially here. If you still haven't filed, then you're among the minority. As of the end of last week, the IRS had received nearly 100 million tax returns -- roughly ...

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    Ga. Judge Won't Stop New Vidalia Onion Rule

    REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia judge says he won't stop the state agriculture commissioner from enforcing a new regulation aimed at stopping unripe Vidalia onions from reaching store shelves. Superior ...

  • 71 Year Old Returns to Boston Marathon

    It’s been one year since the Boston Marathon bombings killed three people and injured 260.  One man has run the marathon the past two years, and is not letting fear stop him from running again ...

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    Deal Signs Law Creating Veterans' Court Divisions

    COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a law allowing courts with jurisdiction over criminal cases to create veterans' divisions. Deal signed the legislation at the National Infantry ...

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    Ga. Alters State Employee Health Insurance Program

    ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Community Health has announced changes to the state employee health care system. The agency will increase the number of companies participating in the State Health ...

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    Georgia Officials Debating State College Tuition Increases

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. (AP) - University System of Georgia officials are considering tuition increases for all 31 state colleges and universities. The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents is expected ...

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    USDA Gives Ga. Deadline to Improve Food Stamp System

    ATLANTA (AP) - Federal officials have given Georgia a deadline to show that it's doing a better job of processing food stamp applications. U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said in a letter Monday ...

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    Macon Author Recognized by President

    Macon’s Kim Sandefur is recognized by President Barack Obama during a Democratic Senatorial National Committee roundtable meeting. Sandefur’s mother attended the roundtable meeting where she ...

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    Houston Co. Habitat for Humanity Hampered by Gunfire, Crime

    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - A Habitat for Humanity official says that gunfire and gang graffiti are hurting the nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city. Houston County Habitat ...

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