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18-year-old arrested in Warner Robins shooting that left 2 teens injured, police say
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly shooting two teens in Warner Robins, according to the Warner Robins Police Department. They say one teen was shot in the leg, and the other was shot in the "jaw and throat area." Now, 18-year-old Emmanuel Antonio Dawson...
Warner Robins Community Shaken by Youth Gun Violence
In the quiet streets of Warner Robins, an alarming event has cast a shadow over the community. Two teenagers were recently wounded in a shooting near Deloris Toliver Park, marking another incident in the increasing tally of youth gun violence. As night fell on Tuesday, the sound of gunfire erupted, resulting in over 50 shell casings scattered across Camelia Circle, Parkway Drive, and Charles Circle. With one teenager wounded in the leg and another suffering critical injuries to the jaw and throat, the urgency for answers and solutions has never been clearer.
Matt Moulton running for Houston County Sheriff, aiming to succeed Sheriff Talton in 2024
HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) - A new candidate for Sheriff in Houston County has announced his intention to run for the seat in 2024. Matt Moulton announced his plans to run for Sheriff in Houston County in a social media post on Wednesday. Moulton currently serves as a Lieutenant in...
Manhunt in Monroe County: Public warned as deputies search for wanted man
MONROE COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Monroe County Deputies are warning the public to be on the lookout for a man wanted out of Bibb County. Jarmelle Foster was last seen near I-75 South running toward Smith Road. Deputies ask that residents in the area keep their doors locked and, should you see Foster, do not approach him.
Peach County FFA program continues to grow
GBI still seeking information on 2021 homecoming block party shooting that left man dead in Fort Valley
UPDATE (12/6/23): The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is still seeking information about a shooting that left 27-year-old Tyler French dead in 2021. The GBI asks that anyone with information call the GBI Regional Investigative Office in Perry at (478) 987-4545 or the Fort Valley Police Department at (478) 825-3383. Anonymous tips can be made via the GBI Tip line at 1-800-597-8477 or on the GBI’s website: https://investigative-gbi.georgia.gov/gbi-tip-line, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.
Macon's massive downtown fire engulfs vacant warehouse, visible for miles
BIBB COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) - A massive fire in downtown Macon Thursday morning kept fire crews busy for hours. The fire was at a vacant warehouse at the intersection of 5th and Pine Streets. According to Macon-Bibb County Fire Chief Shane Edwards, the first calls for the fire came in just after 7:30 a.m. Thursday.
Investigation into Alleged Election Law Violations by Warner Robins Councilman Now in State's Hands
• The Houston County Board of Elections has handed over the investigation into allegations of election law violations by Warner Robins councilman, Charlie Bibb, to the state. Bibb, who won re-election by one vote, is accused of breaking election laws on election day.
Blue Bird Donates Electric School Bus to Peach County Schools in Georgia
MACON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2023-- Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, has donated an advanced Blue Bird Vision electric school bus to Peach County Schools (PCS) in Georgia. Peach County is home to Blue Bird’s Fort Valley, Ga, manufacturing facility since the company’s founding nearly a century ago. The local school district will utilize the advanced, zero-emission school bus for day trips, field trips, and on special routes. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231207907550/en/ Blue Bird donated an all-electric, zero-emission school bus to Peach County Schools in Georgia. The bus will be added to the school district’s all-Blue Bird school bus fleet and utilized for day and field trips, as well as on special routes. (Photo: Business Wire)
Small Town Shaken by Violent Crime as Jury Selection Begins in Perry Murder Trial
The quaint town of Perry has been rocked by a chilling crime that has now progressed to a critical legal juncture: Jury selection began on Tuesday for the trial of Kailie Brackett and Donnell Dana, Perry residents charged with the murder of Kimberly Neptune. The 43-year-old was found wrapped in a blanket at her apartment in April 2022, with authorities alleging the defendants sought to rob Neptune, leading to her sustaining nearly 500 stab wounds. The trial, unfolding in Machias, brings a stark reminder of the violence that can erupt in small communities.
Macon's historic Neel department store torn down making way for $25 million redevelopment project
BIBB COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) - The iconic former Joseph N. Neel department store on Cherry Street in downtown Macon is being demolished to pave the way for a $25 million redevelopment project. The initiative aims to introduce 95 new lofts, three retail spaces, and nine small offices to the heart...
Macon homeowner's renovation dreams crushed: says county demolished fixer-upper despite repair efforts
MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- One Macon property owner said he has felt taken advantage by Macon-Bibb County after the home he purchased to fix up was torn down. Eric Arnold said after he purchased his east Macon property at 1551 Sunnydale Drive, he began the tedious task of cleaning it up. But he said he went through the proper procedures when he got to the point of repairing the roof. However, two days after he got his permit - on November 15 - he says he got a call from neighbors that Macon-Bibb was actively tearing the house down, with the building materials he was using to repair the home still inside.
Arrest in Houston County Unveils Youth Involvement in Violent Crimes and Illegal Arms Trade
A recent armed robbery in Houston County has brought to light more than just the crime itself. After the arrest of 19-year-old Nathan Whitford for the heist at a Dollar General store, authorities discovered a cache of illegal items at his residence. This included firearms, a significant sum of cash, and materials for making explosives. The incident, which involved a high-stakes search with a Tennessee Highway Patrol helicopter, has raised concerns about the deeper issue of youth involvement in violent crimes and the prevalence of illegal arms.
West Macon apartment denies some tenants renewals under court-appointed receivership
MACON, Ga. — Some tenants at Green Meadows Townhomes in west Macon are preparing to move out after management told them their leases won't be renewed. Green Meadows went under court-appointed receivership in August after Macon-Bibb County sued the complex over crime problems. The receivership process is supposed to help Green Meadows management fix the place up and make it better for tenants, but two women who got non-renewal notices say it's not getting better; and, they say they feel targeted.
Man who threatened to kill his girlfriend before crashing into car arrested, Ga. deputies say
A man was arrested after Bibb County deputies said he threatened to kill his girlfriend and crashed into an oncoming vehicle.
Atrium Health Navicent changing its visitation policy for cold and flu season
MACON, Ga. — Atrium Health Navicent is changing its visitor rules starting Thursday, according to a press release. "Atrium Health Navicent, like many health systems across the nation, has seen an increase in respiratory viruses, including COVID-19, flu and RSV," the hospital said in their release. The hospital is...
Houston County Election Integrity Under Scrutiny Following Recount and Allegations
• The integrity of the post-two city council election in Houston County, Georgia, is being questioned following a recount and allegations of rule-breaking by the winner, Charlie Bibb.
Nu-Way Hot Dog Chain to Shut Down Mercer Village Location Due to Marginal Sales
• The Nu-Way hot dog chain, a Middle Georgia institution since 1916, is closing its stand in Mercer Village, Macon, on December 18. • The stand, which opened eight years ago, suffered from "marginal sales" and was negatively impacted by the lack of a drive-thru, according to Nu-Way president and co-owner Jim Cacavias.
1 of 4 recaptured Bibb County inmates pleads not guilty to escaping
One of the four inmates who escaped the Bibb County Jail in October pleaded not guilty before a judge Monday in Macon.
The Perry Murder Case: A Community's Quest for Justice and Healing
The legal proceedings of the Perry murder case have entered a decisive stage with the initiation of jury selection for the trial involving the brutal murder of 43-year-old Kimberly Neptune. The crime, which shook the local community, occurred in Neptune's apartment, where she suffered 484 stab wounds. The accused, Donnell Dana and Kailie Brackett, are facing significant charges, with the trial scrutinizing evidence such as Brackett's cell phone data and footprints from the crime scene. As the trial progresses, it aims to serve justice, while the community of Perry and Neptune's family await closure from this tragedy.