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Child one of two victims in fatal Eatonton crash

Georgia State Patrol says a nine year-old girl is one of two who are dead after a crash in Eatonton, Georgia on Wednesday. Officers say around 4:55 p.m., Jakeda Ellison, 37, of Eatonton was driving east on Imperial Mill Road in a 2013 Toyota Corolla, when she failed to yield to a Chevrolet Silverado

WMAZ - 2017-09-21 12:30:01

Family speaks out after deadly plane crash

A plane crashed in Telfair County, killing 44-year-old John Kyle Barron, according to Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson. Gabrielle Dawkins sat down with Barron's family as they shared their lasting memories. "The last thing he told me was good night, and I love you," said Kole Barron. "He was

WMAZ - 2017-09-21 03:05:13

Macon Walmart stores to offer free health screenings Saturday

Free health screenings will be offered at Macon's three Walmart stores this Saturday, the company announced Thursday. The screenings, taking place at 4,700 stores nationwide, are set for 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.Tests include a blood pressure and blood sugar measurement, body mass index calculation and low-co

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 18:16:00

GHSA basketball championships to return to Macon Centreplex

Members of the Veterans High School Dirty Birds cheer on the Lady Warhawks in Veterans state championship game against Americus Sumter on March 3, 2016 at the Centreplex. /(Luke Hetrick, WGXA) MACON, Ga. -- The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) announced on Thursday that the annual GHSA basketb

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 13:36:45

Betty Cantrell CD release party Friday in downtown Macon

Former Miss America Betty Cantrell is having a CD release party Friday at the Cox Capitol Theatre in downtown Macon. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the Houston County native's release of "Nicotine." Tickets are $15, which includes a copy of the LP. Former Miss America Betty Cantrell is having a CD release

WMAZ - 2017-09-21 20:47:51

Shooter on the loose leaves one hurt in Macon

According to a release, one person was shot in the leg in Macon Thursday night around 9:30. One person is recovering after being shot in the leg reportedly near the corner of Burton Avenue and Napier Avenue just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. It was reporte

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 23:57:19

Macon man shot in knee on Burton Avenue

Bibb County deputies are investigating a shooting that happened near the corner of Burton Avenue and Napier Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. According to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, 20-year-old Antonio Dwayne McGruder was walking on Burton Avenue when he heard gunshots and

WMAZ - 2017-09-22 04:24:50

Macon music producer to hold free concerts to celebrate life

Music producer and guitarist Joey Stuckey has been making music in Macon for decades. Now he's wanting to bring some of that music to the community on a day he likes to call "Alive Day." On Third Street, Stuckey will be having a free concert will be taking place for Alive Day! He says there will be

WMAZ - 2017-09-22 04:11:37

Macon Reads program hosts spirit night at Macon Mall

MACON, Ga. -- Macon Reads held a spirit night at the Macon Mall on Thursday. Elementary students from 17 schools showed up for games and prizes -- all to encourage them to read. Macon Reads organizer Erica Battle said having people recognize student's achievements encourages them to read even more,

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 21:22:38

Macon music producer to hold inaugural Alive Day concert

MACON, Ga. -- Macon musician and producer Joey Stuckey is hosting an inaugural Alive Day concert next weekend. The family friendly concert will have different styles of music for all to enjoy. Stuckey lost his eyesight and sense of smell as an infant due to a brain tumor. When he got rid of the tumo

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-20 22:22:24

Macon Habitat for Humanity building two homes in Lynmore Estates

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon Area Habitat for Humanity is building two new homes in Lynmore Estates. The non-profit applied for funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and was awarded more than $200,000 to build the homes. Macon-Bibb County Commissioners approved

41NBC.COM - 2017-09-20 22:48:15

State basketball championship returning to Centreplex in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) basketball state finals is coming back to Macon after a one-year absence, according to an announcement that GHSA and Spectra made Thursday. The entire Traditional State Wrestling Tournament will return as well, across all class

41NBC.COM - 2017-09-21 22:52:37

Jobs picture looks bright in Macon and Warner Robins

The unemployment rates dropped in Macon and Warner Robin last month as more people found jobs and unemployment claims fell. "Georgia continues to be one of the leaders in job creation and employment," State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said in the release. "It's great to see our employers continue

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 22:47:00

Victoria's Secret model facing $10 million lawsuit over failed sportswear line

2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory Featuring: Erin Heatherton Where: New York City, United States When: 13 Nov 2013 Credit: Bridow/WENN.com Erin Heatherton is being sued over a failed clothing line, according to The Blast. A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles alleges the superm

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 14:45:02

Happy birthday, Bill Murray

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2015, file photo, Bill Murray gestures prior to receiving an award for his contribution to acting, during the 15th Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, File) NEW YORK (CIRCA) - William James Murray turns 67 on Sept. 21, 201

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 11:22:11

12-year-old ventriloquist wins 'America's Got Talent'

This Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 photo shows Darci Lynne Farmer on "America's Got Talent" in Los Angeles. The 12-year-old girl is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition Wednesday. (Trae

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 14:29:45

QUIZ: How much do you know about Rosh Hashanah?

Incredible images have emerged showing the rotting remains of a huge art deco-style Jewish synagogue as the Jewish festival of Hanukkah begins. The stunning shots show the large worship space with many rows of wooden pews, which once sat hundreds of worshippers before it was abandoned in 2008. Other

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 16:24:52

Report: Witness claims Ryan Phillippe picked ex-girlfriend up 'like a baby and tossed her'

NBC Universal's 2016 Upfront Presentation - Arrivals Featuring: Ryan Phillippe Where: New York, New York, United States When: 16 May 2016 Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com **Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slov

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 11:19:09


Enjoy a festive first day of fall with these pumpkin spice products...or not. Pumpkin spice season arrives sooner every year, with consumers finding pumpkin products on the shelves as early as August. Not only are the products arriving earlier, but they're getting weirder as well. Have we hit the

WMAZ - 2017-09-22 09:49:33

Puerto Rico, Facebook, Mexico: 5 things that happened Thursday

People walk next to a gas station flooded and damaged by the impact of Hurricane Maria, which hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 21:55:41