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Byron 19-year-old arrested for Sunday shooting in South Bibb

MACON, Ga -- Arrested and charged this morning is a 19-year-old man from Byron in the Sunday morning shooting of a juvenile. According to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's office Jeffery Austin Burnette was turned over the to the Byron Police Department by his family just before midnight on S

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-19 07:38:42

BREAKING: One person shot on Houston Road in Macon

Deputies are interviewing witnesses at the scene of a shooting on Houston Road in Macon. Claudia Coco/WGXA News. MACON, Ga--According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office one person has been shot and injured at the La Mexicana restaurant on Houston Road Sunday evening. Deputies are interviewing possi

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-18 19:36:18

2 dead, 4 injured in Putnam County racetrack shooting

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ga.- A shooting at the Headhunters Racetrack in Eatonton left two people dead and four others injured. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the incident happened Saturday, around 9:30 p.m. when 911 dispatchers received a call of shots fired. Sheriff Sills identified the victims ki

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-18 09:20:31

Suspect in custody after 15-year-old shot in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A man is in custody and charged with shooting a 15-year-old in Macon. The suspect's family turned him into police in Byron. Just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Bibb deputies responded to a call and found a 15-year-old that had been shot in a parking lot on Houston Rd. - Advert

41NBC.COM - 2018-03-19 13:07:20

Next round of thunderstorms could bring high winds, hail to Middle Georgia | The Telegraph

Severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for Middle Georgia today, and that could mean high winds, hail and even tornadoes. The morning's light rain is expected to increase this afternoon, but total rainfall today should only reach between a third of an inch and a half inch, said meteorologist Laur

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 12:04:00

Teen in critical condition after Houston Road shooting

A 15-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting in a parking lot on Houston Road late Sunday. The incident happened at about 6:36 p.m. at 5421 Houston Road in the parking lot of a small food store, according to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. When deputies arrived, they foun

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 00:41:00

Severe storms possible in Middle Georgia this afternoon/overnight

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Two rounds of severe weather are possible in Middle Georgia Monday. THE SET-UP: A low pressure system will move east throughout the day, leaving much of the southeast under the effect of two fronts - a warm front and a cold front. - Advertisement - First, the warm front

41NBC.COM - 2018-03-19 10:52:42

MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: Severe weather expected this evening

MACON, Ga. -- Strong to severe storms are possible overnight tonight. Strong thunderstorms and supercells could produce strong winds, hail and even tornadoes into early tomorrow morning. This morning Middle Georgia saw a good bit of rain, but no severe weather. This evening through about sunrise tom

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-19 06:35:37

Cherry Blossom Weekend attracts hundreds to downtown Macon

MACON, Ga.- Pink pancakes were served for breakfast by the Bibb-County Fire Department. Adults and children alike were able to enjoy the morning feast consisting of sausage, pancakes, and orange juice. Breakfast organizers said all proceeds benefited the American Cancer Society. "We really enjoy doi

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-17 18:51:09

Missing Michigan teen found in Macon

A teen that was reported missing from Michigan was found in Macon-Bibb County. Lt. Sean Defoe with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office says that Leah Scanlon, 15, was traveling on a Greyhound bus going southbound on 1-75 when his office was able to apprehend the teen near Eisenhower Parkway. Scanlon's


SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE: Severe storms expected Monday

MACON, Ga. - A strong weather system is expected to produce severe storms Monday. Based on data analyzed Sunday morning, all of Georgia is at risk for severe storms Monday. All modes of severe weather are possible, including damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail, torrential rain and frequent lightni

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-18 10:15:21

"Ultimate King of Pop Live Experience" hits stage during Saturday's Cherry Blossom concert series

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Michael Jackson fans will get to celebrate the King of Pop during Saturday's concert at Central City Park. The Cherry Blossom concert series continues with Bobby Miller performing during the "Ultimate King of Pop Live Experience." - Advertisement - Miller says he feels


Missing Macon woman found safe at Atlanta hospital

The woman was found safe after her family says she had been missing since Monday. A Macon woman who was reported missing on Monday has been found safe. RELATED: Bibb deputies looking for missing woman with schizophrenia Mellow Walker, 43, had checked herself into the Grady Memorial Hospital in At


Vehicle stolen after woman leaves car running to buy cigarettes, coffee

MACON, Ga. -- The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating vehicle theft that happened in the 4000 block of Chambers Rd. just before 1:30 a.m. on March 15. A sheriff's office report says that the victim told a deputy she left her vehicle running outside while she went into the Circle K for som


SATURDAY EVENING UPDATE: Severe storms expected Monday

MACON, Ga. - An approaching weather system has the potential to bring dangerous weather to Middle Georgia on Monday. Starting late this weekend, winds out of the south and west will bring warmth and moisture into the Mid State. This will set up a rainy start to the day on Monday, with heavy downpour

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-17 18:46:14

Grand jury indicts 3 GDOC officers on charges

A trio of officers with the Georgia Department of Corrections were indicted earlier this week on criminal charges by a Baldwin County grand jury. According to documents filed in the Baldwin County Superior Court Clerk's Office the three officers indicted were Gregory James Becham, violation of oath


36th annual Cherry Blossom parade set to take over Downtown Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Get ready to see dozens of floats take over Downtown Macon during the annual Cherry Blossom Parade. The event, presented by GEICO, will also feature bands from schools around Middle Georgia, members of the military, and other performers. - Advertisement - An F-15 Flyove

41NBC.COM - 2018-03-18 13:00:29

Two dead, four injured in shooting at racetrack

Two people are dead and four were injured in a shooting at a Putnam County drag strip Saturday night. The incident happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Headhunters Racetrack on Edward Reeves Road, said Sheriff Howard Sills. He identified the deceased as Jestin Devonta Dunn, 23, and Shurron Deion

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-18 14:03:00

Rutland High School; teacher / student altercation

MACON, Ga -- A teacher is on administrative leave after letting a student punch him; according to a statement from Bibb County Schools. BCSD Communications Director says, "Yesterday during 7th period, 1:45-2:35 pm, a male teacher asked a student wandering around the classroom to return to his seat."


Popular Macon restaurant is moving downtown. It's neighbors will be newcomers, too. | The Telegraph

Macon, GA. When Mike "Big Dog" Seekins moves his poplar restaurant in east Macon to Poplar Street in downtown Macon, it will include biscuits, burgers and a lot more. Seekins has owned Biscuits, Burgers & More at 3497 Millerfield Road in C&J Supermarket for about eight years, but he's ready to be "