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Woman killed in accident at I-475N/75 split

A woman died in the hospital Tuesday after losing control of her Toyota Solara. A release from the Bibb Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to an accident with an injury around 3:30 p.m. just north of Hartley Bridge Road. It was reported to deputies that a 2005 Toyota Solara was going north on

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 21:41:45

Centerville POWs and MIA honored by Rolling Thunder

POW/MIA honored at Centerville City Council / David Domingue (WGXA) CENTERVILLE, Ga. -- Prisoners of war and those missing in action were honored at the Centerville City Council meeting Tuesday. Mayor Harley invited the Rolling Thunder of Georgia Chapter 3 to the ceremony. They dedicated a chair to

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 21:28:48

Center Park at Centerville offers free outdoor Disney film

It's happened before. Families have come to Center Park at Centerville's manicured greenspace and spread blankets, set up lawn chairs, run around and played, had a bite to eat and then settled back at dusk to watch a family film. It will happen again Saturday when organizers put up the big inflatab

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 22:45:00

Just Curious: Who was Carl Vinson?

We were "just curious" about who Carl Vinson was and what roles he played to earn the honor of having buildings and bridges named after him, a memorial on Coleman Hill and exhibits in locations around Georgia. William P. Head is a historian at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins. He says Vinson w

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 22:20:28

Most midstate schools fall below state, national averages for 2017 ACT scores

Most Middle Georgia districts fell below the state and national averages on the most recent ACT results. Georgia's 21.4 average composite score was slightly above the national average of 21, but the majority of midstate high schools were lower, according to a report from the state Department of Educ

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 15:37:00

Restaurant Report Card: Between Friends Coffeeshop & Cafe

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Two friends are celebrating a perfect health inspection score at their new coffee shop and cafe in Warner Robins. "We want that community feel where everyone is welcome and everyone is invited and we just want to make people feel like they're our friends," co-ow

41NBC.COM - 2017-09-19 21:10:16

Woman vanishes, car found empty

DRUID HILLS, Ga. - Jenna Van Geldren's car has been found, but her whereabouts are still unknown, and her family continues to search for her, making pleas via social media. Her father, Leon Van Gelderen has been diligent on Facebook with updates, photos and requests to the public, in an effort to br

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 20:12:14

Allman Brothers producer Johnny Sandlin dead at 72

Capricorn Studios / WGXA DECATUR, Al. -- Johnny Sandlin, an Allman Brothers Band producer, died on Tuesday at 72, reports al.com. Sandlin's website calls him "one of the men most responsible for the sound that came out of Macon, GA in the '70s." He was a member of the band Hourglass with Gregg and D

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 22:42:20

How to double your Wi-Fi speed!

CLEVELAND, OH - In my quest to highlight bargains and get you the most bang for your buck, chances are you are not enjoying the Internet speeds for which you are paying. I can already hear the voices of the cynics reading this article: "There's nothing that you can buy that will double your intern

WMAZ - 2017-09-20 08:31:48

Bethel CME on course of witness, service

A bright yellow bulletin board in Bethel CME Church's fellowship hall uses just a few words to tell the church's purpose. Essentially, it's that transformed lives serving and witnessing can help others live transformed lives and, as result, change the world. "Bethel is a beacon, a gospel-oriented be

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Prayer for today (9/20/17)

I come today to praise and thank you for your grace, love and forgiveness. I especially want to thank you for the gift of prayer. You always answer our prayers, sometimes right away and sometimes when you know we are ready for your answer. I will always remember the prayer that you answered instantl

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 01:00:00

Irma debris will be converted to power

State energy officials say burning waste accounts for about 2 percent of Florida's power, and it is a quick way to get our streets clear. (WPEC) Curbs all over South Florida are loaded up with debris from hurricane Irma. Piles upon piles of it. And a lot of it will be turned into energy. Ironic, but

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 18:54:28

Teen killed after running off roadway near I-75, I-475 split

640x360_10531B00-ROYXH.jpg MACON, Ga. -- A teenager was killed after crashing at the intersection of Interstate 75 and Interstate 475 on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, she ran off the roadway in her 2005 Toyota Solara while traveling northbound on I-475 at the spli

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 17:35:12

White House Christmas tree coming from Shawano

The 2017 National Grand Champion is Silent Night Evergreens; Jim and David Chapman, Endeavor, WI, August 18, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Cheryl Nicholson/Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association) (WLUK) -- The winner of the National Christmas Tree contest last month will be teaming up with a loca

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 16:36:23

Police: Restaurant owner faces charges after driving car through wife's garage

A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage door Monday. (WJAC) GALLITZIN, Pennsylvania (WJAC) - A Cambria County restaurant owner is facing multiple charges after police said he drove his car through his wife's garage doo

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 16:07:17

Three indicted in series of springtime armed robberies

Travon Jason Howard (L), Terrica Monesha Vinsom (M) and Deiondre Khalill Howard (R) were indicted for several armed robberies / Bibb County Sheriff's Office MACON, Ga. -- Two men and a woman were indicted on Tuesday for a series of springtime armed robberies around Macon. Deiondre Khalill Howard,

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 15:50:29

Habitat for Humanity granted funds to expand efforts in Lynmore Estates

MACON, Ga. -- Macon Area Habitat for Humanity was granted over $200,000 in funds to build homes in Lynmore Estates on Tuesday. Macon-Bibb Commissioners approved $201,532 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to build two houses on Worsham Ave. Currently the lots at 4342 and 4352

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 21:49:09

Where are Promise Neighborhood leaders now?

Macon's Promise Neighborhood program started with ambitious goals and high hopes for big federal grants. It was intended to improve student achievement by boosting the quality of life in two Macon neighborhoods, Tindall Heights and Unionville. That promise was broken. The program never got off the g

WMAZ - 2017-09-20 03:24:25

Monroe County fire station plans change

There's been a lot of confusion going around about the new Monroe County Fire Station. A foundation was laid down only to be torn up this week, and now plans to start laying down a new foundation are already in place. Noland Smith, DJ's at night so during the day he's been keeping an eye on the fi

WMAZ - 2017-09-20 03:10:21

White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana

A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks last week that police say may have been racially motivated. A law enforcement official said authorities found a handwritten copy of an Adolf H

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 21:10:11