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Next round of thunderstorms could bring high winds, hail to Middle Georgia | The Telegraph

Severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for Middle Georgia today, and that could mean high winds, hail and even tornadoes. The morning's light rain is expected to increase this afternoon, but total rainfall today should only reach between a third of an inch and a half inch, said meteorologist Laur

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-19 12:04:00

Two dead, four injured in shooting at racetrack

Two people are dead and four were injured in a shooting at a Putnam County drag strip Saturday night. The incident happened at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Headhunters Racetrack on Edward Reeves Road, said Sheriff Howard Sills. He identified the deceased as Jestin Devonta Dunn, 23, and Shurron Deion

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-18 14:03:00

BREAKING: One person shot on Houston Road in Macon

Deputies are interviewing witnesses at the scene of a shooting on Houston Road in Macon. Claudia Coco/WGXA News. MACON, Ga--According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office one person has been shot and injured at the La Mexicana restaurant on Houston Road Sunday evening. Deputies are interviewing possi

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-18 19:36:18

Byron 19-year-old arrested for Sunday shooting in South Bibb

MACON, Ga -- Arrested and charged this morning is a 19-year-old man from Byron in the Sunday morning shooting of a juvenile. According to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's office Jeffery Austin Burnette was turned over the to the Byron Police Department by his family just before midnight on S

WGXA.TV - 2018-03-19 07:38:42

Dublin police prepare for St. Patrick's Festival

Vendors like Marie Motes are getting the stands in order for this year's Saint Patrick's Festival in Dublin. She says she's been selling her homemade cheese straws at the Dublin festival for several years. "You get close to a lot of people at the festivals, " she said. "You get real close to them, r


Watermelon Capital Senior Games one week away

The Watermelon Capital Senior Games are only a week away with events set to start at 9 a.m., on Saturday, March 24. Several of the originally scheduled events have been canceled due to lack of participants signing up in those particular events. Participants from many of the surrounding communities a


Some Harveys grocery stores are closing in Middle Georgia. Is your store on the list? | The Telegraph

Three Harveys grocery stores in Middle Georgia are on the list of 94 underperforming stores its parent company expects to close. Jacksonville, Florida-based Southeastern Grocers announced late Thursday it voluntarily agreed to a court-supervised restructuring agreement to save $500 million, it will


Accused cop killer pleads not guilty

Royheem Deeeds, age 26, accused of killing Eastman Police Officer Tim Smith in August of 2016, appeared in a Dodge County Superior Court last week for his arraignment, and he entered a plea of not guilty to the nine charges he was indicted for by a grand jury. Those charges include two counts of a


Grand jury indicts 3 GDOC officers on charges

A trio of officers with the Georgia Department of Corrections were indicted earlier this week on criminal charges by a Baldwin County grand jury. According to documents filed in the Baldwin County Superior Court Clerk's Office the three officers indicted were Gregory James Becham, violation of oath


Dublin Police unveil long anticipated Transformer project in Stubbs Park

DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Police in Dublin are taking community policing to new heights and making a home for themselves inside the Stubbs Park Neighborhood with the completion of a community resource center they're calling 'the Transformer'. Wednesday was the official grand opening. The drivin


Wilcox Co. HS student charged for threats against classmates on school project

ROCHELLE, Ga. -- A Wilcox County High School student has been charged after making threats to the school and students last Wednesday on a school computer. According to the Wilcox Co. Sheriff's Office, the student -- a juvenile -- was arrested and charged with Terroristic Threats and Acts and Dissemi


Police: Vidalia man, 27, arrested with cocaine, pistol, $1,720

VIDALIA, Ga. -- A 27-year-old Vidalia man was arrested during a traffic stop after police say they found him with several drugs and nearly $2,000 and a pistol. Jermaine Bouie is charged with the following:one count of possession of a controlled substanceone count of possession of methamphetamineone


Wilcox County High School threat prevented

WILCOX COUNTY- On March 7, 2018 at approximately 4 p.m., Rochelle Police Chief Mickey Barfield received a call from Wilcox County High School Principal Chad Davis in reference to a possible threat at the school. Upon arrival at the school, Chief Barfield contacted Julie Childers, School Superintende


Man indicted in bizarre sexual assault case

A 25-year-old Milledgeville man arrested earlier this year following a bizarre series of crimes, including sexual assault, was indicted this week on criminal charges by a Baldwin County grand jury. Grand jurors indicted Montrell D. Johnson, of 2412 A Brantley Way, on charges of criminal attempt to c


Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opening in September

Construction is expected to be completed on the new eatery by September. Construction is expected to be completed on the new eatery by September. Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is coming to Milledgeville starting in the fall. The burger chain is planning to construct a 2,600 square foot, fre


Warner Robins mobile home fire causes damage to surrounding structures

WARNER ROBINS, Ga -- A trailer fire at 419 South Pleasant Hill Rd. has left the home as a total loss. Emergency services responded to the fire just after 1 p.m. on Friday. Emergency Management Services were present, Warner Robins Police redirected traffic and the Warner Robins Fire Department resp


1 dies in weekend pedestrian-involved accident in Ashburn

1 person died in an accident over the weekend on Pate Avenue in Ashburn. (Source: WALB) ASHBURN, GA (WALB) - Ashburn police said one person died Saturday in a pedestrian-involved accident. According to Turner County Coroner Edgar Perry, Delmar Hall, 48, died due to massive bodily trauma Saturday ni


Grand jury indicts 3 in drive-by murder case

A Baldwin County grand jury has indicted two men and a teenager on multiple charges in connection with a November 2017 drive-by shooting that left one man dead and a girl wounded. Grand jurors returned a 12-count criminal indictment against Jemerius Trevontaine Goodman, 24, while they returned an ei


Future uncertain for Robins Air Force's JSTARS program

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- The JSTARS program at Robins Air Force Base could face trouble in the future. The battlefield surveillance program employs about 3,000 people on base. Dan Rhoades with the 21st Century partnership says right now the Air Force isn't funding the recapitalization project. Ultimate


Byron gas station shooting, robbery suspect extradited back to Peach Co.

BYRON, Ga. -- The man accused in a July 2017 shooting and armed robbery of a Byron Raceway gas station has been extradited back to Peach County from North Carolina. Byron Police says on Wednesday, Raheen Langley was extradited back to Byron to face charges in the July 2017 armed robbery and shooting