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Dublin Man Gets 20 Years For Spearheading Pimping Ring
MACON, Ga – A Dublin man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and 5 years supervised release for spearheading an organized interstate pimping ring. According to Charles Peeler, the United State Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 39 year old Jesse Lee Hall plead guilty in May to several
Here's the 'Good News' that happened in Central Georgia: Dec. 9-15
Principal Carmalita Dillard says the excitement that the kids showed warmed her heart. 2. Dublin students pen rap songs to learn different styles of writing. Teacher Heather Sumner says the rap helps students better grasp the information.
Bell makes history in Dublin performance
On Saturday, December 8, and Sunday, December 9, 11-year-old Yi’zhariah Bell made history by being the first African American to play the leading role of Clara in Dublin Theatre’s Nutcracker. She is a 5th grade student at Swainsboro Elementary School in Ms. Rachel Burkeholder’s homeroom class and an
Two arrested for kidnapping, child molestation in Laurens County
DUBLIN, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A man and woman are facing child molestation charges, accused of lying about a school field trip to lure a child in Laurens County. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Robert Lee Hall of Sandersville and Latora Marie Roundtree of Dublin. Both are
Dublin students pen rap songs to learn different styles of writing
DUBLIN, Ga. — Kids in Dublin are taking the music they hear on the radio and turning it into their own in the name of education. Students in Heather Sumner's fourth grade English class at Hillcrest Elementary are getting the chance to write their own music with the goal of understanding different st
Georgia Goodwill store must give back wages total over $100K to employees
A Georgia Goodwill corporation had to pay back wages over $100,000 for violating federal laws to 165 employees. After a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation, Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc. – based in Savannah, Georgia – has paid $114,936 in back wages t
Love letter written by veteran in 1954 discovered in Georgia Walmart, reunited with family
Call it a miracle on aisle 7. A veteran's love letter, written in 1954 and discovered inside a Walmart in Georgia, was reunited with his family on Friday, thanks to the persistence of store employees.
This Tiny Georgia Town Is The Grandest Winter Wonderland You’ll Ever Visit
While most visitors to Georgia might immediately think of Dahlonega or Blue Ridge as the towns of check out during Christmastime, there is another tiny gem worth taking a trip to. This entire town becomes a holiday wonderland for all who visit, each year getting better and better than the last. If y
Crawford Co. launching bus service to Dublin VA for veterans
City leaders in Crawford County are starting a new bus service that should make getting to doctor's appointments easier for veterans. Jessica Wiggins with Crawford County Transit says this new route will make sure they get to their appointments on time.
First Friday events to do in Central Georgia
Macon STEM Pop-up Where: Travis Jean 530 Cherry Street. The event is designed to let families explore science, technology, engineering, and math with hands-on activities. That includes making miniature Christmas trees, learning about 3D scanning, electric circuits, and making slime.
No. 20 Arizona State rallies from 18 down to defeat Georgia
No. 20 Arizona State overcame an 18-point deficit to upend Georgia 76-74 on Saturday night at Athens, Ga. After Luguentz Dort made just 1 of 2 free throws with 7.9 seconds left, Georgia (5-4) inbounded the ball with Nicolas Claxton taking it the length of the court before misfiring on a mid-range ju
Dublin man sentenced to 20 years in prison for running pimping ring
A 39-year-old Dublin man is headed to prison for pimping out women he met on Backpage.com. According to the US Department of Justice, Jesse Lee Hall Jr. pleaded guilty back in May to the seven charges – five counts of transportation for illegal sexual activity, one count of conspiracy to commit sex
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Brothers killed by train in middle Georgia identified
MACON, Ga. — The coroner's office confirmed the names of two people killed after being hit by a freight train on Saturday. Coroner Leon Jones said Cory Dale Cranmore, 28, and his brother, Brian Cranmore, 30, died in the incident.
Georgia Police Officer Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop was Engaged and Days Away from 25th Birthday
A DeKalb County officer killed in the line of duty Thursday was a rookie cop who had been with the department a little over a year. Edgar Isidro Flores, 24, took gunfire while pursuing a man who ran from a traffic stop on Candler Road near I-20 about 5 p.m., according to police. He was shot multiple
Georgia teacher admits to biting teen girl’s butt while in pool: offered cop $200 bribe
Jonathan William Herbert a Dacula, Georgia, Gwinnett County middle school teacher reaches plea deal after biting 14 year old girl’s butt in swimming pool. A former Gwinnett County middle school teacher has pleaded guilty to biting a 14-year-old teenage girl’s butt as she played water volleyball duri
Car thieves making off with Carvana vehicles, Georgia sheriff says
Online car seller Carvana said 30 cars have been stolen from its storage lots in Barrow County recently, and some of the vehicles have been recovered in metro Atlanta, according to a report.
TRAFFIC ALERT: 18 wheeler overturned traveling north of I-75
MONROE COUNTY, Ga. -- The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office delays are to be expected this morning traveling through Monroe County. At about 5:00 a.m., an 18 Wheeler traveling north on I-75 near MM 179 overturned.
New youth detention center opens in Laurens County
LAURENS CO., Ga. -- The Cadwell Regional Youth Detention Center opened Monday in Laurens County. Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Commissioner Avery D. Niles presided over the opening ceremony.
Police, deputies make arrests
Eastman Police Department reported the following arrests for November 21, 2018 through December 11, 2018. Stephanie Louise Allison, age 41, of Eastman, was arrested for burglary- 2nd degree (felony), criminal trespass, criminal damage to property – 2nd degree, and theft by taking.