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These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Georgia For 2019

We used science and data to determine which places in Georgia are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Georgia.

ROADSNACKS.NET - 2018-12-17 23:47:36

Georgia deputies suspended for illegally hunting deer

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's office says two of its deputies have been suspended for illegally hunting deer. Houston County Chief Deputy Billy Rape says a state investigation found that Sgt. Kevin Harper and his nephew, Cpl. Brandon Harper, illegally killed a deer while working as p

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-12-18 09:52:38

Dakota White, convicted killer of Sam Poss, asks for new trial

One of two teens convicted in the 2016 death of Perry teen Sam Poss appeared in court Monday to ask for a new trial. Dakota White was sentenced to life without parole back in September. His lawyer, David Daniell, started with a four-count motion and said a detective arrested White without a warrant.

WMAZ - 2018-12-18 04:35:00

Warner Robins pharmacy carries self-testing flu kits

With Christmas right around the corner, the flu is one thing we can all agree we don’t want on our list. If you're feeling under the weather, a company called Physician 360 created a self-testing kit that can help detect the flu.

WMAZ - 2018-12-17 23:48:00

One Man Dead, Another Injured During Shooting in Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS, Ga – Police in Warner Robins are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. According to Jennifer Parson, with the Warner Robins Police Department, officers responded to a shots fired call at the 300 block of Ridgestone Drive at 8:19 Sunday morning. When officers arrived, they f

41NBC.COM - 2018-12-17 09:06:14

Downtown, north Macon sees rash of weekend car break-ins

MACON, Ga. -- A rash of car break-ins took place this weekend at downtown Macon apartments, as well as other parts of the county. The Lofts on Broadway was one of the multiple apartments where vehicles were broken into. Broken glass littered the ground still Monday and many of the cars now have garb

WGXA.TV - 2018-12-17 17:03:55

Georgia school leader in running for national superintendent of the year

A central Georgia school leader is a finalist for the top honor from the national association for superintendents. AASA, The School Superintendents Association, included Curtis Jones Jr., of the Bibb County School District, among four finalists for its 2019 U.S. superintendent of the year.

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION - 2018-12-18 09:05:00

Family dog shot, left fighting for her life in Houston County

BONAIRE, Ga. -- A Bonaire woman is looking for answers after she said her "good old country dog" was recently shot and left fighting for her life. Donna Glenn described her senior dog Freckles as tough but not aggressive. She said she Freckles walks around the family's five acres and and didn't noti

WGXA.TV - 2018-12-17 18:11:43

Georgia teacher allegedly steals $750 violin from student to pay fine

A Georgia elementary school teacher was arrested for allegedly stealing a violin from one of his students. Kalif Jones, 21, an instructor at Brockett Elementary School, in Tucker, Georgia, was apprehended after he was seen in surveillance footage taking a 9-year-old's instrument, court records show.

ABC NEWS - 2018-12-17 10:42:00

Macon-Bibb considers options for overcrowded animal shelter

MACON, Ga. -- Macon-Bibb commissioners are planning an audit of the Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare Services. After a closed door executive session of the Macon-Bibb commission meetings last week, commissioner Mallory Jones says many Macon animal activists are telling him too many animals are dying.

WGXA.TV - 2018-12-17 16:20:36

Bibb DA: The officers involved in last week's fatal shooting acted in 'self-defense'

Macon-Bibb District Attorney David Cooke announced Monday that the officers involved in last week's fatal officer-involved shooting in Lizella acted in 'self-defense.'. He recounted the series of events that led up to the shooting, based on evidence and in speaking with GBI agents.

WMAZ - 2018-12-17 19:44:00

Here's the 'Good News' that happened in Central Georgia: Dec. 9-15

Principal Carmalita Dillard says the excitement that the kids showed warmed her heart. 2. Dublin students pen rap songs to learn different styles of writing. Teacher Heather Sumner says the rap helps students better grasp the information.

WMAZ - 2018-12-16 16:49:00

First fatal downtown Macon shooting since 2016 causing concerns

Bullet holes can be seen in a window and the siding of the Raffield Tire shop at the corner of Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and Poplar Street. At around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls of shots fired near the shop. Danny Causey was pronounced d

WMAZ - 2018-12-17 23:48:00

UPDATE: 2 Houston Co. deputies suspended after complaint of night hunting

---------- Two Houston County deputies were suspended after an investigation into illegal night hunting on the grounds of the Guardian Centers. Captain Billy Rape with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office says Sgt. Kevin Harper, a Juvenile Division officer with 22 years at the department, is suspende

WMAZ - 2018-12-17 20:21:00

Lee County inmate escapes work detail on Monroe St. in Opelika

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from a county maintenance crew. 46-year-old Wesley King of Opelika left the Lee County Maintenance Shop on Monroe St. at approximately 1:10 p.m.

WTVM - 2018-12-17 23:00:00

Justin Fields leaving Georgia would have every team in college football lining up

Georgia freshman QB Justin Fields, the No. 2 overall recruit in the class of 2018 and one of the most touted dual-threat QB prospects ever, may have played his last down in Athens. He notified the Dawgs he intends to transfer, USA Today reported Monday.

SB NATION - 2018-12-18 02:28:00

Georgia teacher admits stealing 9-year-old student's violin to pay ticket, police say

DECATUR, Ga. – A Georgia teacher told police he stole a 9-year-old student's violin because he needed money to pay for a $700 ticket. Citing an incident report, news outlets report that video showed 21-year-old Kalif Jones of Stone Mountain stealing the instrument from the cafeteria. It also showed

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-17 22:44:13

Family remembers brothers hit and killed by train in north Macon

MACON, Ga. -- The family of the two brothers hit and killed by a train in north Macon Saturday afternoon remember Cory and Brian Cranmore as "compassionate and good people." The coroner says Cory Cranmore, 27, and Brian Cranmore, 30 -- both of Macon -- were walking on the train tracks near Arkwright

WGXA.TV - 2018-12-17 13:10:31

Man Shot in Macon, Deputies Looking For Suspect

MACON, Ga – Bibb County Deputies are trying to find the person who shot a man in Macon over the weekend. Deputies say they were called to the intersection of Knightsbridge Road at Knightsbridge Place just before 11 Saturday night to check on a person with a gunshot wound. When they arrived, they fou

41NBC.COM - 2018-12-17 09:33:43

Nineteen-year-old shot in Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS, Ga--One man is in the hospital after being shot in the "lower body." This according to the Warner Robins Police Department who say that officers responded to a shots fired call at around 7:50 p.m. at the intersection of Bruce Street and Greenbriar Way.

WGXA.TV - 2018-12-15 21:41:28