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Bibb Co. Coroner says man is dead after shooting in west Macon - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

The incident happened this morning at Gulf Food Mart.MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) – A clerk at a west Macon gas station is dead after an alleged robbery that took place this morning. That’s according to Lonnie Miley with the Bibb County Coroner’s Office.The incident happened at the corner of Bartlet

41NBC.COM - 2018-08-14 14:07:00

Multiple parasite cases linked to Warner Robins water park

A new water park in Warner Robins says its water is safe after it shut down last week when a child who had been to the park tested positive for a parasite.According to areleaseposted on the park’s Facebook page Tuesday, on Aug. 8 the park was notified that a child who had visited the park on July 29

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-14 16:13:00

Rigby's Water World shuts down after visitor tests positive for human feces parasite

The release said that Rigby's also increased the chlorine levels in all of its pools and kept them at the increased levels for more than 13 hours. After that, the company said the health department approved Rigby's to reopen on Saturday, August 11.

WGXA.TV - 2018-08-14 15:53:08

Warner Robins fire crews put out grease fire at Burger King on Highway 96

Warner Robins fire crews put out a grease fire at the Burger King on Highway 96 Tuesday evening.According Chief Ross Moulton with the Warner Robins Fire Department, one of the fry bins got overheated and caught fire.Moulton says a Bibb County deputy was in the drive-thru and saw the fire and tried t

WMAZ - 2018-08-15 00:35:58

Warner Robins Police Department hosting job fair

"We've been bringing together a lot of things, even before a lot of this started, even before some of these deadlines were set," said the Chief.

WMAZ - 2018-08-14 23:29:09

UPDATE: Macon store clerk dies after shooting

UPDATE: A Macon store clerk died after being shot at a store this morning.Bibb County coroner Leon Jones said the clerk was shot once and died at the Medical Center, Navicent Health around 9 a.m.The Bibb Sheriff's Office identified the clerk as 36-year-old Alpeshkumar Prajapati.A convenience store c

WMAZ - 2018-08-14 13:59:45

VERIFY: Does Warner Robins do background checks on employees?

"I Googled this man's name and the information popped up about him being arrested in 2013, so I can't understand how a background check was unsuccessful, and whoever's doing our background checks --we need to background check them,"said Rita Simon at a recent city council meeting.

WMAZ - 2018-08-13 23:16:16

Robins Air Force Base to add 1,200 jobs

Brigadier General John Kubinec, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex commander, will make a major jobs announcement Wednesday, according to a press release sent from the base.

WMAZ - 2018-08-14 20:27:49

Houston County Schools in need of more substitute teachers

"A little nerve-racking, I'll be honest. You are nervous about meeting the kids for the first time," she says.

WMAZ - 2018-08-14 20:35:59

Middle Georgia man indicted on elder exploitation, aggravated battery

MACON, Ga. -- A Bibb County grand jury has indicted a Middle Georgia man on one count of exploitation/intimidation of a disabled adult or elder and one count of aggravated battery.The indictment says Bruce Dewayne Clark hit a woman on the head in April 2016.The incident caused the woman's eye to bec

WGXA.TV - 2018-08-14 16:08:39

Man found dead in Macon hotel: Coroner hopes to locate family - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, GEORGIA (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man found dead inside of a hotel.Macon-Coroner Leon Jones says 55 year old Spencer Craig Corliss was found dead Sunday shortly after 2:00 p.m. inside a room at American Best Value Motel on Romeiser Drive.-

41NBC.COM - 2018-08-13 18:06:23

Others thought the woman was dead. But a country doctor knew otherwise

Dr. Jean Sumner likes to tell the story of how she once raised a woman “from the dead.”It happened years ago on a Thanksgiving Day when she was working as a rural physician in the Middle Georgia town of Sandersville.She was already dressed for dinner at her mother’s when the call came in. The sherif


Deputies looking for man who burglarized Macon Dollar General

MACON, Ga. -- Deputies are searching for a man who they say burglarized a Macon Dollar General Monday morning.Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says the commercial burglary took place at the Dollar General at 1444 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. around 5:50 a.m.Deputies say according to the store’s security


Warner Robins veteran honors fellow military through social media

On the few days a week that he works at his son's furniture store on Watson Boulevard, Durham makes a point to talk with customers, not about recliners or end tables, but about their military service.

WMAZ - 2018-08-13 11:09:45

Man dies of suspected overdose, family sought

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones identified the deceased as Spencer Craig Corliss, 55, of Albany. Jones said a drug overdose is the suspected cause of death. A syringe was found under his body in a room at American Best Value Inn on Romeiser Drive off Eisenhower Parkway, just west of Interstate 475 .


Macon-Bibb Fire Dept investigating 43rd arson this year

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Investigators with the Macon-Bibb Fire Department are now looking into what they believe may be the 43rd arson in Macon-Bibb this year.The fire happened at an abandoned home on Lindwood Drive near Lindsay Drive on Sunday night just after 8:00 pm.- Advertisement -Right n

41NBC.COM - 2018-08-13 15:52:51

Road closures in Milledgeville for railroad repairs

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- There will be road closures in Milledgeville beginning Tuesday morning for railroad crossing repairs, according to GDOT.GDOT says the repairs require a one-day closure on US 441/Roberson Mill Road. They will shut down at 9 a.m.

WGXA.TV - 2018-08-13 11:58:14

High speed chase ends with car crashing into home

According to a press release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Department, the driver of the car has now been identified as Damien DeShun Nolen, 28, of Warner Robins.


Residents of burned Warner Robins apartment discover importance of renter's insurance

"Whenever we did sign the lease, they did have that $12 renter insurances fee added on to our rent, so I thought that would be covering personal belongings if anything ever happened. We never thought anything like that would happen," said Vasquez.


2 C-130 planes being moved in Warner Robins, shutting down highway

WARNER ROBINS, GA--Two C-130 planes will be moving down Highway 247 Sunday morning.According to the Houston County Sheriff's Office, the Traffic Division will be helping Robins Air Force Base move the two large airplanes down the busy road.Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, parts of Highway 247 betwee