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A convicted felon that escaped from a Wyoming prison in late December of 2018 and was captured in Monroe County, has been sentenced to prison

Macon, GA – According to the police report, Richard Fountaine along with accomplice Kimberly Belche, were known to be in the area of Monroe County in 2019. Deputies issued a BOLO after they were also suspected of burglarizing houses in Monroe County. Fountaine was already serving a burglary sentence in...
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Governor Kemp has signed two executive orders that will extend the Public Health State of Emergency and other COVID-19 guidelines

Macon, GA – According to the statement, the executive Order 02.26.21.01 extends the Public Health State of Emergency through April 6, 2021. And the executive Order 02.26.21.02 extends the guidance for Empowering a Healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19 from March 1 at 12:00 AM to March 15 at 11:59 PM with minor changes.
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Four Macon-Bibb Commissioners want the county, courts, and the sheriff’s office to work to reduce the amount of people in the Bibb County jail

Macon, GA – According to the statement, the commissioners are considered about court delays and overcrowding during the COVID-19 pandemic. The commissioners introduced a resolution to cut down the number of inmates in the Bibb County jail. Under the proposal, some inmates would be released from jail, including those charged...
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A convicted felon caught with a gun during a traffic stop in Macon has pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally possessing the firearm

Macon, GA – According to the court documents, this incident occurred around 1:10 a.m. in January 2020. A Georgia State Patrol Trooper pulled over 26-year-old Shakqylion Coxton. When the Trooper approached his vehicle, there was a loaded .38 Special in plain sight on the passenger’s seat next to Coxton. The...
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Trophy hunter poses with the heart of elderly giraffe she shot dead, a Valentine’s Day present from her husband

This woman began hunting at the age of five, and has grown up with the “pride” of murdered lions, leopards, and elephants as a hunting sport. But for the past half a decade, the woman has been on the lookout for an old giraffe to add to the list of roughly 500 animals that she has shot over the years. And now, after a long wait, the hunter got what she had waited for just in time for Valentine’s Day.
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“I’m tired of talking about Trump,” Biden says to media that’s obsessed over “the former guy” for the last 4 years

Keeping his eyes forward rather than dwelling on the past, President Joe Biden wants to focus on growth, instead of getting caught up in what his predecessor has been up to. While the media still continues to follow Donald Trump’s every move, even though many believe that it hardly matters anymore, Biden is making it clear that it’s time to focus on more important things in the country.
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State insurance officials announced 11 individuals have been charged in scheme to defraud a Georgia-based insurance company

Georgia – According to the statement, warrants were issued after the 11 individuals tried to allegedly defraud American Family Life Assurance Company (Aflac) out of $120,000. Healthcare employees filed 79 fraudulent insurance claims on their accident and hospital polices for services that were never rendered. These 11 individuals were part...
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Local resident is dead after a Saturday shooting

Macon, GA – According to the police report, this unfortunate incident occurred on the 300 block of Pierce Avenue. The victim was identified as 45-year-old Carlos Daniels. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance. He was shot in the head on Pierce Avenue and succumbed to his injuries. If...