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Bibb County deputies identify decomposed body found at vacant home - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County Deputies have identified the decomposed body found in the back yard of a vacant home this week.58-year-old, Donna Whipple was found dead Wednesday night in the 2800 block of Columbus Road.- Advertisement -

41NBC.COM - 2018-06-23 21:15:58

WATCH: Surveillance video shows Houston County inmates escaping

Major Alan Everidge, Jail Administrator for the Houston County Sheriff's Office, said the delay in giving the video was because they had to complete an internal investigation first.

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-23 19:55:12

Body of female found in Macon identified

MACON, Ga.-- A body that was found on June 21, 2018 has been identified on Saturday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.

WGXA.TV - 2018-06-23 09:11:14

Small earthquake shakes parts of middle Georgia Saturday morning

ATLANTA - The US Geological Survey reported a magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, located about 7.5 miles west of Gray, Ga., or about 80 miles southeast of Atlanta.

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-06-23 15:09:24

Crowd gathers for hot air balloon fest

The festival kicked off Friday afternoon with live music, food vendors and — the stars of the show — the majestic balloons. Tethered balloon rides were available for the adventurous for $10, but the winds were too strong Friday for riders to take flight. The rides did resume and continue through Sat

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-06-23 20:01:00

Perry Police looking for suspect in connection to counterfeit $100 bills

PERRY, Ga. -- Perry Police is looking for a suspect in connection to using counterfeit $100 bills.A release says the suspect pictured has used the counterfeit money at several convenience stores around Perry.Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 478-338-0255 or ken-ezell@


Police: Fake $100 being passed in Central Georgia

BYRON, Ga.- Police in Central Georgia area warning about fake counterfeit money.The Byron Police Department post a photo of a woman who investigators said was passing counterfeit $100 bills at two stores this week. Police said the funny money is also being spent in surrounding areas.Anyone who recog

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-06-22 21:05:00

Mayor calls in sheriff to investigate city employee's alleged misconduct

The Houston County Sheriff's Office is looking into allegations of criminal conduct involving a Warner Robins city employee.Mayor Randy Toms asked Sheriff Cullen Talton on June 12 to look into possible fraud or forgery reported by a city employee, according to a sheriff's news release.Talton assigne


Byron police looking for woman who is 'passing counterfeit $100 bills'

The Byron Police Department is looking for a woman they say has been going around using counterfeit money.She went into stores this week in Byron and has also been in surrounding areas, according to a Facebook post made by the Byron Police Department.If you see the woman, you should contact Peach Co


Small earthquake registered in Middle Georgia near Macon

GRAY, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has been recorded near Macon, Georgia.The 2.4 magnitude quake was reported Saturday in Jones County near Gray, about 90 miles southeast of Atlanta and less than 15 miles from Macon.The Atlanta Journal-Constitutionreportsit was repor

TRIBUNELEDGERNEWS.COM - 2018-06-23 17:41:20

23-year-old Macon man found guilty of murdering his childhood friend

Bibb County jurors found Hymetheus Malik Johnson, 23, guilty of murdering his childhood friend in 2016, according to a press release from the office of the District Attorney.


Authorities find 4 footballs filled with contraband inside Georgia prison

MACON, Ga. (WGXA)-- Georgia Department of Corrections recently found four footballs filled with contraband in Macon.They recovered the footballs on June 10.In the football, officials found:10 smartphones4 cellphone batteries4 cellphone chargers8 packs of rolling papers8 bags of tobacco totaling more


Macon man shot dead in 'domestic dispute'

Sgt. Linda Howard with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office confirms one man is dead, shot Friday morning during a "domestic dispute."Howard says the fight happened on Bowman Street near Woolfolk Street in Macon. Two men were arguing when one pulled a gun and fired. It was not immediately clear to deput


UPDATE: Man arrested after domestic dispute ends in death

According to a news release, 34-year-old Terral Gray was interviewed by investigators and then charged with murder.UPDATE, 6 p.m.:Bibb deputies say they arrested a man in Friday morning's east Macon shooting death.According to a news release, 34-year-old Terral Gray was interviewed by investigators


Breaking News... Man killed in East Macon - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) Macon Bibb Chief Coroner Leon Jones says a man was found dead on the front porch of a home in East Macon. Right now detectives from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office are at 1143 Woolfolk Street investigating. The 23 year old man was found around 630 this morning. Lonnie Mi


Water park with 12 slides gets ready for opening. Wait until you see the Boomarango

More than 50 people splashed around a Warner Robins water park weeks before opening.Rigby’s Water World tested one of their main water slides, the Boomerango Friday. This slide, nicknamed Wipe Out, was one of four slides left to be tested before the grand opening.The park was originally slated to op


Houston sheriff investigating complaint against Warner Robins city employee

Warner Robins Mayor Randy Toms has asked the Houston Sheriff to investigate whether a city employee committed fraud or forgery.That's according to a news release from the Houston County Sheriff's Office.It says Toms contacted them last week after one Warner Robins employees made a complaint about po


Some on Warner Robins council say they never planned to fire police chief

Since then, 13 WMAZ reporter Jacob Reynolds attempted to speak with all six council members and Mayor Randy Toms about what was discussed at that meeting and their concerns, if any.


GBI on scene of Macon County death investigation

MONTEZUMA, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is on the scene of what the Macon County Coroner is calling a death investigation.The Lincoln Street neighborhood is taped off and our crew on the scene saw investigators going door-to-door.We have asked the GBI for comment and more information, b


Man shot to death on Woolfolk Street in Fort Hill

A 23-year-old man was shot to death early Friday in Macon‘s Fort Hill neighborhood.At about 5:30 a.m., Bibb County sheriff’s deputies were called to 1143 Woolfolk St. where a wounded man was lying dead on the front porch of a duplex near Bowman Street.An officer led a man carrying a bloody towel to