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Rare Century Plant blooming in Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- A rare blooming of a century plant is happening right now in Warner Robins.A video was provided to us by Alan Anthony.Century plants usually take 10-20 years to bloom -- and it will happen once in the plants lifetime.This Warner Robins plant is nearly 27 feet tall and it has be

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-21 10:54:21

Body found behind home in west Macon

According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, someone walking along Columbus Road, noticed a foul smell, and discovered the body.

WMAZ - 2018-06-21 02:37:44

Man stabbed in head and chest in Warner Robins - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Warner Robins Police department is investigating a stabbing that happened Tuesday afternoon.Just after 1, officers say they found a man, at a home on Green Street, with cuts to his and chest from a knife.- Advertisement -

41NBC.COM - 2018-06-19 21:41:58

BREAKING: Bibb Co. deputies investigating body found

MACON, Ga. -- Bibb County deputies have taped off a location near Columbus Rd. and Grosso Ave. in Macon after a body was discovered, confirmed Sgt. Linda Howard.

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-20 21:28:31

Woman's decomposed body found behind house. Dr. Seuss T-shirt could help identify her

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says an anonymous tip came in about a man's body at 2808 Columbus Road in Macon, Georgia, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-21 05:51:00

Macon man arrested for fatal 2015 hit and run

MACON, Ga. -- Bibb Co. deputies have arrested a 54-year-old Macon man for a fatal 2015 hit and run.54-year-old Edward Whatley Stroud of Macon was arrested for the 2015 vehicle homicide hit and run of 38-year-old Antonial White.The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Fatality Unit and the US Marshal

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-20 15:19:33

Cache of collector's stolen guns found behind abandoned houses

Rifles and handguns were found hidden behind vacant houses Thursday morning in northeast Macon.Bibb County sheriff's deputies were called to the 1100 block of Boulevard and recovered several weapons.North Highlands neighbor Mary Waller said a gun collector's home was broken into Wednesday morning."I

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-21 12:42:00

Crews battling blaze at Macon home

Macon-Bibb Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire on Brittany Court.According to Chief Marvin Riggins, the call came in about a structure fire just after 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Chief Riggins says that everyone inside the home at the time of the fire escaped safely.No word yet on what cau

WMAZ - 2018-06-21 17:31:59

He sent obscene material trying to entice a child online and could get life, feds say

The enticement charge carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a $250,000 fine and Hill could face an additional 10 years in prison on the obscene material charge if convicted, the release stated.

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-06-20 09:52:00

Judge declares mistrial in Mercer basketball player murder case

Damion Henderson’s attorney, Franklin Hogue, requested a mistrial and Simms granted it.


New restaurant coming to Warner Robins, and Macon could be next

A Georgia-based restaurant company that's growing quickly has picked Warner Robins for a store.Pita Mediterranean Street Food plans to open at 2801 Watson Blvd., Suite A later this summer, said founder and CEO Nour Rabai. It will be in the same shopping center as American Home Furnishings and across


Macon man charged with attempted online enticement of a minor

Deron Lamonte Hill, 23, faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both.

WRBL.COM - 2018-06-19 20:21:30

‘He’s shooting at everybody’: 911 calls reveal chaotic moments before deputies kill gunman

Frantic calls to 911 captured officers' gunfire that killed aMacon armed robbery suspectearly this month.Shamir De'Angelo Terry, 39, suffered fatal gunshot wounds at the hands of Bibb County sheriff's deputies responding to a holdup at the Circle K at 2590 Riverside Drive that led to shots fired nea


Can the current minimum wage support Macon's cost of living?

The kitchen staff at the H&H Soul Food restaurant are hard at work during the lunch rush. From washing dishes, to cleaning, to frying up crispy chicken, the general manager says they are paid for quality.

WMAZ - 2018-06-19 21:55:15

Brothers killed in tragic accident

Another boy, a cousin to the two boys killed, was critically injured and taken to The Medical Center at Navicent Health in Macon before he was airlifted by helicopter to a medical facility in Jacksonville, Fla.


Prosecutor: Slain Mercer basketball player shot and wounded killer in fatal drug deal

Jibri Bryan, the Mercer University basketball player who was shot to death in his car during a drug deal outside a downtown Macon Flash Foods store two years ago, fired three shots into one of the men accused of killing him.The most revealing details yet in the high-profile slaying emerged Tuesday i


Warner Robins mayor, councilman say there is no police hiring freeze in next year's budget proposals

“We turn around and at the end of the year, we put money back in the general fund, why not do it at the start of the budget and not have to raise the millage rate if we just fund them as we go?” Thomas said at City Hall.

WMAZ - 2018-06-19 20:05:27

Jury selection begins for man accused in Mercer basketball player murder

Damion Deray Henderson, along with Jarvis Clinton Miller, is accused of shooting Bryan in the parking lot of a Flash Foods convenience store in downtown Macon on Feb. 2, 2016 during an alleged botched drug deal. Miller was also shot multiple times during the incident.


This small Georgia town has no practicing physician. So a former president stepped in | The Telegraph

The small south Georgia town of Plains has no practicing physician. But that's about to change, thanks in part to advocacy from the town's most famous resident. Former President Jimmy Carter's efforts have helped lead Mercer University School of Medicine to open a primary clinic in the town next mon


One teen dead, another one injured at south Macon party - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

The 13 year old girl, who has been identified as the shooter, remains at Medical Center, Navicent Health in stable condition.