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Macon man dead after overnight shooting

MACON, Ga. — A Macon man is dead after an overnight shooting Tuesday morning. According to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, the man was picked up by an ambulance at Grayson and Mosley Avenue around 4:20 a.m. 28-year-old Walter Robinson was found shot in the back. Robinson was pronounced...
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Early Tuesday morning Macon shooting kills one

BIBB COUNTY, GA (WGXA) - Deputies in Bibb County begin their day investigating a deadly shooting. According to a media release, investigators were called to a shooting on Mosley Ave., around 4:00 A.M. Investigators were called to the location on reports of a man being shot. On scene, they found...
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MTA adds new stops to give over 5,000 residents access to its services

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT)— Macon-Bibb Transit Authority is making changes to one of its bus routes. This will give access to more than 5,000 residents in north Macon. MTA made the announcement on Monday, stating the ‘Bellevue Route’ will now become ‘Bellevue Kroger,’ effective June 1. The...
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Armed robbery at Bibb County Burger King

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a commercial armed robbery that took place just after 10 p.m. at the Burger King at 853 Riverside Drive. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, a man entered the restaurant brandishing a firearm. He demanded money from the clerk. After...
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Zoning board votes down 780-acre solar farm in west Bibb County

MACON, Ga. — Macon-Bibb Planning and Zoning commissioners voted down a plan for a solar farm in west Bibb County at their Monday meeting. Cubico Sustainable Investments wanted to build a 780-acre solar field on Hartley Bridge Road, but neighbors blocked it in April. Then, the zoning board voted to give Cubico some more time to work with neighbors. A month later, those neighbors say they haven't heard anything. So, they came to Monday's meeting prepared to speak with John Golitz, who represented Cubico.
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P&Z turns down 779-acre solar farm for South Bibb, neighbors 'elated'

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- A solar farm that would have been spread across hundreds of acres in South Bibb has been declined. Macon-Bibb Planning & Zoning turned town the proposed solar plant in its May 23 meeting. The applicant, Venus Solar, had hoped to build a 779-acre solar farm across...
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28-year-old shot and killed on Mosley Avenue

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened in the 500 block of Mosley Avenue just after 4:00 a.m. today (Tuesday) Deputies responded to the 500 block of Mosely Avenue regarding to a person shot. Upon arrival deputies found 28-year-old Walter...
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Riverside Burger King robbed

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the man they say robbed a Burger King at gunpoint. According to a press release it happened just after 10:00 p.m. Sunday at the Burger King, located at 853 Riverside Drive. It was reported that a...
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Macon-Bibb sees high early voting turnout for the 2022 primary

MACON, Ga. — It's Election Day in Central Georgia and many people will be headed to the polls. Gloria Battle has lived in Macon her entire life. Voting is very important to her and she says she can't remember the last time she missed voting in an election. She's even working the polls this voting season!
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Bibb County animal control officer saves baby deer on Rivoli Drive

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- A Bibb County officer saved a deer running through traffic over the weekend. The sheriff's office says a resident along Rivoli Drive made a call to report the baby animal was in the road. Animal Enforcement Officer Rebecca Galeazzo responded to the call and saved the...
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Issues with some voting machines in Bibb County reported early Tuesday

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- The Macon-Bibb Board of Elections confirms there were problems with certain voting machines Tuesday morning. Primary elections are happening across the state on Tuesday. Interim Election Supervisor Thomas Gillon stated there were issues starting the voting machines at the Northway Church precinct on Zebulon Road. Due...
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Heard Elementary wins visit from Atlanta Falcons mascot Freddie Falcon

MACON, Ga. — Some of the Atlanta Falcons' littlest fans at John H. Heard Elementary School got a visit Monday from Freddie Falcon, the team's mascot. Heard Elementary was the winner of a smoothie creation contest called 'Rise Up' with Smoothies and Milk. The contest was a collaboration between the Atlanta Falcons and the Dairy Alliance.
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