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Macon man admits intent to distribute heroin

MACON — A Macon resident with a criminal history that includes an armed robbery conviction admitted in court that he possessed with the intent to distribute heroin as a result of a federal investigation into drug trafficking in middle Georgia. Adrian Howard, 46, of Macon, pleaded guilty to possession...
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International Festival to celebrate different cultures held in Perry

PERRY, Ga. — Folks in Perry could travel the world without leaving downtown on Saturday. Various cultures came together in downtown Perry to celebrate through song, dance, food, and fun at the second annual Perry International Festival. More that 20 countries were represented, and diversity across Middle Georgia was...
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Tropics Update | Tropical Storm Ian expected to impact southeast as a Major Hurricane

MACON, Ga. — The National Hurricane Center has officially classified Tropical Storm Ian in the southern Caribbean Sea. As of 11 a.m. Saturday, the storm had winds of 45 mph. This system is expected to pass Jamaica to the southwest as it intensifies into hurricane status early Monday morning. This system will make landfall in Cuba as a major hurricane as early as Tuesday Morning.
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THE END ZONE HIGHLIGHTS: Houston County welcomes Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Warner Robins Demons traveled to Freedom Field to take on the Houston County Bears Friday night. The Demons (1-3) were off to a bad start, scoring only 34 points in four games. The Bears (4-0) were averaging 56 points per game. Warner Robins...
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Macon Pride Festival promises an event-filled week of celebration

As fall approaches, so does the return of the annual Macon Pride Festival. This year's festival is a seven-day long celebration beginning on Sept. 26 full of food, vendors, drag and, of course, pride. This is Macon’s third pride festival since the festival's debut in 2019. The festival aims to...
MACON, GA
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Central Georgia Technical College Student Becomes First Dual Achievement Program Completer in the State

– Aurmoni Robertson, a Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Academy student, has become the first completer of the newly established Dual Achievement Program (DAP) Pathway in the state. Robertson, who enrolled in the program in June 2022, has completed requirements to earn his credential, making CGTC the first college in the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) to award a high school diploma.
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Bibb announces $350M development, greenhouses could bring jobs to community, and other top stories this week in Central Georgia

MACON, Ga. — 1. Bibb County announces $350M development in east Macon. Macon-Bibb Mayor Lester Miller has announced a plan to purchase 1.6 million square feet of land in east Macon across Coliseum Drive from the Macon Centreplex. Miller says the plans include a shopping center, hotel, possible medical offices, and more than 800 homes.
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Warner Robins Aviation Museum holds service academy day

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (WGXA) -- Representatives from the U.S. military, U.S. air force, U.S. naval academy, the coast guard and many more set up at the Warner Robins Aviation Museum to educate and inform locals to be a part of the missions. The free Service Academy Day welcomed dozens of families and students to learn about the career field. Barbie Voigt of the Air Force academy, reminded of her daughters celebrates the event as to why she is a part of the academy day.
WARNER ROBINS, GA

Albany State among HBCUs to receive intern support grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The HBCU National Center Foundation is bestowing $41,000 in Intern Support Grants to the HBCUs whose presidents or chancellors are participating in the 2022 National HBCU Week Conference, sponsored by the White House Initiative on HBCUs. The Intern Support Grant is a $1,000 cash grant that...
ALBANY, GA
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FVSU names Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The 2022 Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal has been named for Fort Valley State University. FVSU says that internationally renowned plastic surgeon and FVSU alumnus Dr. Wright Jones will be the Grand Marshal for the upcoming parade on October 1st at 9 a.m. in downtown Fort Valley.
FORT VALLEY, GA
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President recruitment tour visits Atlanta

Florida A&M University started its President Tour in Atlanta on Wednesday, September 14- 16th, bringing over 1,200 students from several high schools in the surrounding Atlanta area,. including Marietta, Stone Mountain, and Lithonia. The trip went from Atlanta to Macon,. Georgia. The Presidential Atlanta tour was aimed to locate Georgia’s...
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