Dudley, GA

Dublin father and adult daughter missing since March

DUBLIN, Ga. (WGXA) -- The Dublin Police Department is asking for your help finding two missing people. 62-year-old Bobby Gaultney and his 38-year-old daughter, Crystal Garnto, have not been seen since March. Gaultney is described as five feet, nine inches tall, weighing 180 pounds. He has gray hair and brown...
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Man, woman charged with Trafficking Cocaine after traffic stop

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Dublin man and woman were arrested in Monroe County after deputies found drugs in their vehicle. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says deputies pulled over James Jackson and April Jordan on I-75 south in Forsyth on Wednesday. After a search of their car,...

LIST: Middle Georgia’s 2022 Independence Day celebrations

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Here’s a list of what’s going on in Middle Georgia and how you can choose to celebrate Independence Day this year:. Centerville’s celebration on Friday night started at 6 p.m. with live music and food trucks until 10 p.m. The celebration concluded with a grand fireworks finale at Center Park.

Girl Scouts donate 3,000 boxes of cookies to V.A.

LIZELLA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Dublin V.A. is getting a cookie delivery that would make most kids’ eyes go wide with excitement. The Girl Scouts Of Historic Georgia donated 3,000 boxes of their famous cookies to the V.A. Thursday as part of the Girl Scout Cookies From Home program. They say it’s important to honor military men and women.

Oconee County Commissioners Break Ground for Administrative Building

Oconee County officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Administrative Building, located at 7635 Macon Highway, on Thursday, June 30. The 44,000-square-foot building is expected to be completed by mid-2023, and will house the non-judicial government functions currently located in the Oconee County Courthouse and the Oconee County Annex, as well as other accessory buildings. Consolidation of these departments and offices in one location will provide for increased efficiency, as well as convenience for customers. The site, located across from Fire Station 1, enjoys multiple road frontages that are easily accessible by residents in all areas of the county.

Democratic Candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams visits McIntyre

MCINTYRE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)-As part of her campaign tour, Democratic Candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams, visited Wilkinson County. She spoke to community members about her goals if elected Governor. Abrams talked about her platform to expand Medicaid for all Georgians, and the economic growth it will bring to rural areas. She...

MGA’s Aerobatics Club Takes Flight

At age 28, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) aviation student Angela Rogers is rolling (and looping and spinning) into her second career as a professional pilot. Originally from Destin, Fla., Rogers decided to leave behind her job as a manager of pilots at an Air Force base to become a professional pilot herself. She enrolled at MGA and will graduate with her B.S. in Aviation Science and Management in spring 2023. But in addition to taking part in standard pilot training, Rogers is a big part of the amazing world of aerobatics.
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More broadband connectivity coming to rural Georgia

ATLANTA — Ocmulgee Electric Membership Corp. announced plans Tuesday to launch a fiber-optic network that will provide high-speed internet service to customers in five middle Georgia counties. The EMC, headquartered in Eastman, will partner with Kansas City-based Conexon Connect to deploy broadband across 2,100 miles to up to 8,000...

North Oconee two-sport star Jack Fabris commits to Kansas State football

Jack Fabris is shutting down his college football recruitment. The North Oconee senior safety verbally committed to Kansas State Tuesday evening, he announced on Twitter. "I want to thank God for blessing me throughout my life and with this opportunity," Fabris tweeted. "I'd also like to thank my parents for being very supportive of me throughout my life and this process and my coaches for pushing and teaching me. Finally I would like to thank Coach Klieman and Coach Klanderman for giving me this opportunity as well as Taylor Braet for his help along the way. With that being said, I am committing to Kansas State."

Keep Dublin-Laurens Beautiful celebrates 40 years of service

DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Keep Dublin-Laurens Beautiful is celebrating 40 years of beautification projects. The organization held a luncheon Tuesday to honor several groups that have played a part in the effort. Carolyn Crayton, the founder of Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful, was the keynote speaker. She was also involved in...

Admin Report for June 21, 2022

CASH AND INVESTMENT REPORT: This report is in your material for review. LOST: Gordon County collects a voter approved Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) of 1% on the sale of certain items. LOST revenue significantly reduces the millage rate assessed against Gordon County taxpayers. Qualified cities in Gordon County also receive LOST revenue. To be qualified to receive LOST revenue, a city must provide at least three out of five of the following services: (1) Water; (2) Sewer; (3) Garbage Collection; (4) Police Protection; (5) Fire Protection; or, (6) Library. Currently, Gordon County LOST revenue is divided as follows: Gordon County 63.35%; Calhoun 33.35%; Fairmount 1.3%; Resaca 1%. Georgia law requires Georgia Counties and qualified municipalities to “renegotiate” distribution of LOST revenue within two years of each decennial census and there is a current deadline to submit the new distribution agreements to the State no later than December 30, 2022. Negotiations must commence before July 1, 2022. Gordon County hosted a meeting of our cities today to begin the renegotiation process as required by law.