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Prayer for today (9/21/17)

Father, thank you for being our peace in the storm. We felt your presence as we prayed and waited. Help all of us to realize that we are only one breath away from eternity. I'm so grateful that I'm a child of the king. Amen. Alice M. Pritchett, Hawkinsville Readers - ministers, rabbis, priests and l

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 01:00:00

Air show to feature aerobatic performances, food trucks and exhibits

Want some high-flying fun? The 2017 Heart of Georgia Air Show is coming up Sept. 30. The free event is at Middle Georgia State's aviation campus. Gates open at 10 a.m., and the show takes off at noon. Attendees will be able to watch pilots perform aerobatic loops, rolls and spins. They can also try

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 15:52:00

100 new jobs coming to Dodge County

Kencoa Group, LLC, a strategic aerospace holdings company, announced on September 15, 2017 that it has completed the acquisition of Heart of Georgia Metal Crafters, LLC (HGMC), an Eastman based tier-1 supplier of precision machined and sheet metal fabricated components for the aerospace industry. T

DODGE COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Special needs student wins homecoming crown at Veterans

It's homecoming season and that means plenty of crowns are being awarded at local high schools. But at one school in Kathleen, this year's queen stood out from the crowd. Take a walk down the halls of Veterans High School and you'll see Hannah Shepherd. It's hard to miss her -- she's the one high-fi

WMAZ - 2017-09-20 16:40:35

Missing your Chick-fil-A? The countdown is on for a grand reopening

Folks who have been in the fast food wilderness the last few weeks will soon be able to find their Chick-fil-A favorites again in Bonaire. The Robins Regional Chamber reports Chick-fil-A South's remodeling project is nearly complete at 79 Ga. 96. The chicken restaurant is holding a grand reopening a

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 17:46:00

Widow of Lonzy Edwards says fire station named in his honor is 'befitting'

Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert helps Nancy Edwards with a large pair of scissors Thursday while cutting the ribbon out front of the new Fire Station 111 on Jeffersonville Road during a grand opening ceremony. The station was dedicated to Edwards late husband Lonzy Edwards. Jason Vorheesjvor

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 16:09:00

Progressive revelation doesn't reveal much

I have to admit that I was more than a little excited when I saw that renowned media personality Erick Erickson responded directly to my last column, which itself was a response to a previous opinion piece of his castigating a local church for voting to allow gay marriages to be performed in their s

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 01:00:00

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

He went to jail after he masked his face while in a Warner Robins convenience store

A 28-year-old cement finisher has been jailed on a charge of masking his face to conceal his identity while in a Warner Robins convenience store. Deontae Sanquez Cumby of Warner Robins was also arrested on a charge of loitering/prowling in the 3:54 p.m. incident Wednesday at the Sunoco at 2512 Moody

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 17:03:00

Warner Robins Council continues to debate parks

The debate over recreation continues in Warner Robins. In a special called meeting the City Council and Mayor spent nearly 90 minutes trying to prioritize which park projects they'll tackle first. First on the list is adding 10-thousand square feet of administrative and athletic office space to Mem

WMAZ - 2017-09-21 03:29:02

Deputies search for man wanted in connection to Warner Robins murder

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A man is wanted in connection to the shooting death of 23-year-old Curtis Thomas, Jr. According to the Houston County Sheriff's Office, 33-year-old Corey Deshawn Humes is charged with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of tampering with ev

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-20 18:54:58

Warner Robins Pastor collects donations for hometown hit by Irma

Hurricane Irma is behind us and thousands of evacuees have returned home, but one Warner Robins Pastor says there's still a lot of work to do, especially in his hometown in Ocala, Florida. This Saturday, Mack McCullough is going back to his hometown to give hope and more. "We can't give them everyt

WMAZ - 2017-09-20 22:08:26

Warner Robins approves millage rate, trying to save money

Warner Robins Council voted to approve the new millage rate Monday night. Well, the millage rate is increasing from 9.979 to 9.983. For reference, that means a $100,000 home would see just a 16 cent increase on their tax bill. But, the City says even with the slight increase, they're going to have

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 03:07:25

New company to provide pharmaceutical benefits to Warner Robins city employees

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- The Warner Robins City Council issued a letter of intent to change which pharmaceutical company they use for employee benefits on Monday. The city can now negotiate a contract with a new company, Envision Pharmaceutical Services. Consulting firm Gallager Benefits Services deter

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-18 20:51:17

Warner Robins City Council approves rollback millage rate based on tax digest

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- The Warner Robins City Council approved to alter the city's millage rate just a bit based on a rollback system. The council unanimously voted to adjust the rate by only .004 mills to 9.983 mills. Warner Robins CFO Holly Gross said that using the city's tax digest as a whole, o

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-18 20:47:31

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

Milan fashion meets global crises with lightness

The Milan fashion world is responding to global crises with transparency and lightness. Designers are choosing diaphanous textiles to create airy looks, often layering sheer trench coats and anoraks over form-fitting knit dresses or jumpsuits for contrast. It's about comfort, being nimble and joyous

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 15:51:00