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Father and son hope to help after devastating barn fire kills 55 pigs

PERRY, Ga -- Early Saturday morning a fire destroyed, the Perry High School's Future Farmers of America program's barn and killed all 55 student owned pigs. Robby Rowell has three children that have all participated in Future Farmers of America at Perry High School. It's a program that owns show pig

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-19 17:35:51

Mayor says Warner Robins will start saving $833k a year

The Warner Robins Council made changes to employee health coverage in an effort to save money. The first move was to slightly increase medical contributions for individuals from roughly $18 to $20 twice a month. They also increased family coverage from about $32 to $40 every two weeks. Mayor Randy T

WMAZ - 2017-11-21 04:15:00

Here's how you can help Perry FFA after their barn fire

The students in Perry's FFA program have had a tough weekend. 55 of their show pigs died in a barn fire early Saturday morning, but the Perry community is rallying together to help. Hydee Kezar, a Perry High School junior, has a cow that was just feet away from the show pigs that died in the barn f

WMAZ - 2017-11-20 23:10:46

Recreation of Neil Armstrong crash begins in Perry

A crane holds replica of a moon lander trainer that nearly killed Neil Armstrong in 1968, a year before he became the first man to walk on the moon. The scene is being recreated in Perry this week as part of a movie about Armstrong. Jenna EasonSpecial to The Telegraph A crane holds replica of a moon

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-20 22:08:00

Warner Robins cancels CryWolf false alarm contract

A week after announcing a second attempt to implement the CryWolf plan to curb false alarms, Warner Robins City Council voted Monday to cancel it. The city first tried to implement the program in June of 2016, but put it on hold due to citizen complaints about questions the company was asking alarm

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-21 00:24:00

Perry woman seeks answers after cat is shot

Rylee Edgar loves her animals, especially her cat Moe. "He's my favorite thing in the whole world," Edgar said. She says Moe freely roams wherever, inside or out. On Thursday afternoon, while Moe was roaming the neighborhood, someone shot him in the spine. "[It's] a complete and total shock," Edga

WMAZ - 2017-11-21 04:26:21

GBI wraps up investigation into Warner Robins Animal Control Shelter

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed their inquiry into the Warner Robins Animal Control Center. GBI special agent in charge JT Ricketson said that now that the investigation has finished, the GBI has passed over their findings to District Attorney George Hartwig.

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-20 21:24:42

Warner Robins city council unanimously agrees to end "Cry Wolf" program

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- To reduce the number of false emergency calls, the city of Warner Robins and the Warner Robins Police Department recently implemented the "cry wolf" program. However, after receiving a large number of complaints, the city unanimously decided to cancel it contract with the prog

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-20 21:02:09

Cops: Man smashed and grabbed from Massapequa businesses

Nassau police are searching for a man who used a hammer on Sunday morning to smash the front door of three Massapequa businesses, swiping cash and other items, authorities said. The burglar used a wooden-handled hammer shortly after 2 a.m. to shatter the front glass doors of JJ Princess Nails, Vidco

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-21 00:27:00

Nassau police: 'Serious' crash shut down Sunrise Highway in Merrick

Nassau County police are investigating a serious two-vehicle crash in Merrick that occurred Monday morning. The crash, on eastbound Sunrise Highway between the Meadowbrook State Parkway entrance and Babylon Turnpike, occurred shortly before 10 a.m., a police spokeswoman said. The spokeswoman did not

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 22:12:37

Simply Thai opens in Copiague

Khao soi, noodles in coconut-milk broth topped by fried noodles, at Simply Thai in Copiague. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus Here's hoping the second time is the charm. Simply Thai has opened in the Copiague location that was, for less than a year, Thai Red Chillies. That restaurant closed du

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Make gun trafficking a federal crime

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, joined by Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, victims of gun violence and others, announced plans on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, to reintroduce legislation that would for the first time classify gun trafficking as a federal crime. (Credit: Barry Sloan) Democratic Sen

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 20:55:08

Why Actors Love to Play Churchill

The hat. The jowls. The spotted bow tie. The spectacles, descending the bridge of the nose. The fat cigar, brandished like a broadsword. The waistcoat, the watch chain, and the whiskey. And the voice-hark to the boom of it, rumbling up from caverns measureless to man. Put all these elements together

THE NEW YORKER - 2017-11-20 10:00:00

State aid panel expresses concern at LI's 6.6% poverty rate

State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, left, Brian Stratton, director of the state Canal Corporation, RoAnn Destito, commissioner of the Office of General Services, listen to Mahmood Hussain, director of the Diabetes and Obesity Research Center during a tour of NYU Winthrop Research Institute in

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 15:24:18

Police: Masked man brandishes gun outside Grandstand Pub

Police are looking for a man in a black ski mask who they said pointed a black handgun at a man working at a Baldwin bar early Sunday, then fled the scene in a silver sport utility vehicle. Nassau County police said the menacing incident occurred at the Grandstand Pub on Grand Avenue at 4:10 a.m. Th

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 10:43:40

50 most-voted, cutest babies in 2017 on Long Island

Long Island is certainly bursting with cute little ones. More than 500 parents in Nassau and Suffolk entered their little prince or princess into Newsday's 2017 Cutest Baby contest. After a weeklong voting period, Maggie R. from Ridge and Cameron A. from Hempstead were crowned Cutest Baby. We love a

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 19:23:00

Parkour club to open in Christiansburg

FLOYD - Viewed from the amphitheater at Warren G. Lineberry Memorial Park, Elijah Bowen and his brother, Simeon, look like shadows hopping across the early evening sky. Simeon, 17, positions himself on one of the outdoor venue's concrete steps and leaps. While mid-air, he turns himself horizontally

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 10:45:00

NRCC students attended VCCS Student Leadership Conference

Front row from left: Sarah Miller, Pearisburg, At Large Selection; Kassey Hall, Floyd County, At Large Selection; Dana Draughn, Radford, PBL; Wendy Delp, Floyd County, PBL; Holly Hetherington, Narrows, Fine Arts. Second row from left: Brandon Carver, Pearisburg, Kappa Pi; Joshua Burnette, Floyd Coun

NRVNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 00:10:16

K-9s prove invaluable to success of police operations

CHRISTIANSBURG, VA. - There are dogs in our area that are more than just household pets. They are the K-9s that serve and protect our community. Whether these K-9s are searching for drugs, helping track down a suspect or patrolling the streets, they are essential in keeping you safe. K-9 units fro

WSLS - 2017-11-21 01:07:47

CASEY: Did your absentee ballot get counted in the recent election?

Late-arriving absentee ballots are in the news these days because of 55 tardy ones that weren't counted in a close state House race in Stafford County. But guess what? That's not the only place in Virginia where absentee ballots are arriving after Election Day, the deadline mandated by state law. It

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-21 04:00:00