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Milledgeville man arrested for aggravated battery

A 34-year-old Milledgeville man was jailed Tuesday morning on criminal charges following a domestic dispute and subsequent assault on a woman at a residence on Harrisburg Road in Baldwin County, authorities say.


Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell.


Local hospital reaches financial milestone

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — When Judy Ware told members of the Navicent Health Baldwin hospital board of directors that she had nothing but good news to share with them at Tuesday’s meeting, she wasn’t kidding.


South Georgia drug busts linked to Cuban drug organization

BURKE COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified and dismantled numerous drug operations in South Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Task Force executed four simultaneous search warrants in Jenkins and Burke counties relating to an ongoing


Plans underway for new health department facility

Plans for the new state-of-the-art Baldwin County Health Department are underway with the design phase of the project nearing completion and bids for construction are expected to be received later this spring.


Gas leak at Georgia College contained, operation resume as scheduled

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Georgia College says a gas leak that was reported earlier has been contained. All classes and operations will resume as scheduled. Georgia College originally reported a gas leak detected at McIntosh and Wilkinson Streets. Students and faculty were asked to evacu


Baldwin County changes euthanasia procedures

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ga. — Some prodding by county citizens prompted a change in the way Baldwin County handles its euthanasia practices. Dozens of people made their voices heard at Tuesday's Baldwin County commission meeting, a week after they felt two dogs were wrongly put down. One of those dogs had a


Pistol-packing Georgia grandmother fires shots at burglar trying to break into her home

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. (CNN NEWSOURCE) - A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a burglar trying to break into her home. The grandmother had a few choice words for the burglar before firing off some shots.


THC Found in Valentine's Day Food That Caused 28 Georgia Students to Be Hospitalized

Investigators have detected THC in food samples taken from Sandtown Middle School in Atlanta, after more than two dozen students were hospitalized on Valentine’s Day because food they ate left them feeling ill.


Harrisburg community excited for after-school program in Milledgeville

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ga. — Some people living in a Baldwin County community are excited to see a new after-school program in their own neighborhood. Sabrina Burse spoke to some homeowners and volunteers in the Harrisburg Road area to see why they say the program will hopefully prepare students for a brig


Georgia May Jagger’s Best Ever Concert? Her Dad’s, Of Course

MILAN — Sitting front row at the Emporio Armani show on Thursday, Georgia May Jagger reminisced about her favorite music-related memories as the child of one of the world’s biggest rock stars.


Tornado warning issued for Meriwether County

ATLANTA - BREAKING: A tornado warning has been extended for Meriwether County until 7:30 p.m. Severe Weather Team 2 Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns said the warning was spawned from a radar-indicated tornado.


New school bus stop law clarifies issues

A bill signed into Georgia law Friday by Gov. Brian Kemp has more clearly defined the situations in which motorists do not have to stop when meeting a school bus loading or offloading children.


Jones County brothers win statewide coyote hunting competition for 2nd year

MACON, Ga. — Matt and Josh Still have hunted for about 20 years, and for the last two years they won the Georgia Predator Hunting Association's coyote hunting competition. "We're competitors, so when you win anything, no matter what, it's a great feeling," said Josh.


The raccoon is one of Georgia’s best-known animals

When I was taking the trash out the other evening, a raccoon suddenly walked from around the corner of my house. He stopped, looked at me for a second and then scurried into the woods.


'Some people I know are on the streets:' Macon-Bibb looking to provide housing assistance for Crystal Lake tenants

Brenda Kitchens says she has holes in the wall and she's tripping over the flooring. Kitchens says all of her work orders to Crystal Lake management were never answered. "In a few weeks, we'd have another leasing manager. They'd say, 'Oh, she left,' and they'd say, 'I don't know,'" said Kitchens.


Dozens of college police chiefs attend conference in South Georgia

CRISP CO., GA (WALB) - Dozens of police chiefs from colleges and universities across the state came to Crisp County for a conference Thursday. It's the 11th year of university police chiefs learning new methods and techniques.


Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard Learns Sex of Upcoming Baby in 'Ellen Show' Surprise

Florida Georgia Line member Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, recently announced that they are expecting their second child, and on Thursday, Ellen DeGeneres helped the couple find out whether they'll be welcoming a boy or a girl.


Drive-by shooting being investigated at The Manor

A 37-year-old man is lucky he wasn’t injured after someone fired several shots at him while he was sitting on the porch of an apartment building Sunday afternoon at The Milledgeville Manor Apartments, local authorities say.


A doctor, student and journalists were honored in Middle Georgia this week

Macon, GA — In honor of an executive who passed away unexpectedly last year, Navicent Health has created a biennial award, and they have chosen their first recipient. Dr. Mitch Rodriguez, neonatologist and business development director at Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, has been selected t