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Railroad work to close roads in Monroe County Wednesday

The Georgia Department of Transportation is advising motorists in Monroe County that railroad maintenance work will cause the closure of Georgia 18/Dames Ferry Road from Georgia 19/Brooklyn Avenue to Industrial Park Road in Forsyth on Wednesday, November 14.That's according to a news release from GD

WMAZ - 2018-11-13 22:21:38

Forsyth community to get brand new city hall building

"We're off the courthouse square, which was one of our goals, was to move off of the courthouse square, but we're still in a very prominent location and we think it's going to be a great location for a new city hall that all the citizens of Forsyth can really appreciate and enjoy," he said.

WGXA.TV - 2018-11-12 21:17:25

Forsyth considers buffers between neighborhoods, gas stations

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — When new gas stations come up on the Forsyth County Commission docket, there’s almost sure to be a string of residents registering concerns about the businesses’ proximity to their neighborhoods.

NORTHFULTON.COM - 2018-11-13 03:39:00

Deputies: 2 wanted for Monroe Co. Dollar General theft

MONROE CO., Ga. -- Deputies need your assistance identifying a male and female suspect involved in a shoplifting case at a Monroe County Dollar General.Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the theft happened around 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday at the Dollar General on Towaliga River Dr. in High Falls.If y

WGXA.TV - 2018-11-12 15:30:40

Missing woman who left home to run errand found dead

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.- A sad update to a missing grandmother.The family toldChannel 2's Mike Petchenikthey found her body. Now, they're thanking everyone who took time to search for her.We first told youLynne Smithdisappeared last week.She left her home in johns creek to run errands but never returned.We


Flood warnings still in effect for parts of Georgia

After rain in the area for the past few days, some areas are still under a flood warning Tuesday morning. Many areas could pick up between 2 to 4 inches of rain between Monday and Thursday. Some spots could see even more. UPDATES 4:15 AM | The following flood warnings were issued Monday evening bu

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-11-13 12:23:00

Two hospitalized after being hit while crossing road in west Macon

It was reported to deputies that Paula Pittman and Kenneth Jackson, both 52, were trying to cross the street when they were hit by a 2015 Toyota Corolla driven by 24-year-old Kierra Golden.

WMAZ - 2018-11-13 20:16:09

Northside Forsyth opens new facility to expand orthopedic programs

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — When Northside Hospital Forsyth opened in 1999, it occupied about 100,000 square feet of space.

NORTHFULTON.COM - 2018-11-13 03:51:00

Deputy chases robbers out of Macon Family Dollar

A Bibb County deputy walked into the Macon Family Dollar on Bloomfield Road around 8:50 p.m. Monday night, and noticed the cashiers with their hands in the air.Just before the deputy had walked in, two men had showed the cashiers a handgun and demanded money. The employees had already handed over ca

WMAZ - 2018-11-13 06:44:48

WEATHER-TRAFFIC UPDATE: New flash flood watch begins tonight

ATLANTA FORECAST Tuesday: High: 51 Tuesday night: Low: 45 Wednesday: High: 48 For a detailed forecast, visit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution weather page. [UPDATE: 2:32 p.m.] A flash flood watch has been issued for metro Atlanta and North Georgia, starting late Tuesday night and lasting until Thur


Emergency restraining order seeks to stall 7th District congressional race

Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux filed an emergency motion asking Gwinnett County to count previously rejected absentee ballots. The race between her and Republican incumbent Rob Woodall is less than a percentage point apart, with Woodall edging ahead. As of Monday morning, Woodall and Bourdeaux are onl

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-11-12 15:49:00

Masked man robs Macon Krispy Kreme

Around 6:50 p.m. Monday night, a man wearing all black and a mask over his face walked in and showed the cashier a handgun. He demanded cash, and the employee complied.

WMAZ - 2018-11-13 06:19:17

2 dead in fiery crash involving police car on Jonesboro Road at I-85 ramp

Channel 2 Action Newshas confirmed two people have died in a fiery crash involving a police car in Union City.It happened at Jonesboro Road at the ramp to I-85 northbound.Three people were taken to the hospital.The crash had several lanes blocked as police worked to clear the scene.We are speaking t


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PATCH - 2018-11-12 18:20:37

The Price is Right Live! is coming to the Macon Coliseum

On April 6, 2019, The Price is Right Live! will be in Macon, giving audience members the chance to play classic games -- like Plinko and Cliffhanger -- from TV's longest-running game show.

WMAZ - 2018-11-12 15:09:23

Two from Butts County among 23 GOAL nominees

Beverly Harris-Walker, left, and Randi Ahlstrom, both from Butts County, are among Southern Crescent Technical College’s nominees for the 2019 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership. (Special Photo)

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-11-12 14:26:00

TOWALIGA TOM: New eatings in Forsyth

Well, shoot-fire, I’m more excited than Michael Vick at a pit bull auction about all the things going on in Monroe County. They been sayin’ since I was a wee lad that this place was ‘bout to go bonkers with growth, and it looks like it’s finally taking root. Towaliga Tina and I tried the new Salad S


Bibb inmate on the run after fleeing work detail

Patrick was originally in jail for theft by taking (felony), probation violation superior court, and bond surrender. A warrant for the charge of "escape before conviction" is being issued for Patrick.


Democrat sues Gwinnett as 7th District race remains unresolved

The congressional campaign of Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux filed an emergency motion in federal court on Sunday evening seeking to delay Gwinnett County from certifying its election results in order to count a cache nearly 1,000 absentee ballots that had previously been rejected. The 7th District can


CORONER: Dead body found in East Macon

According to the Bibb County Coroner's office, the victim only identified as a 51 year old black male, was found in the 5000 block of Ocmulgee East Blvd.