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Warner Robins Arby's robbed at gunpoint

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — The Arby's at the intersection of Watson Boulevard and Olympia Drive was robbed at gunpoint just before 10 p.m. Sunday, according to a Facebook post from the Warner Robins Police Department.


RV Expo Rolling Into Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), an international organization for RV owners, will be making its 11th visit to the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry March 13 through 16, 2019, for what will be the group's 99th International Convention and RV Expo. The event has been dubbed "Pe


Georgia high court strikes down part of DUI law

The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday delivered a blow to DUI prosecutions, saying a driver’s refusal to have their breath tested for alcohol cannot be used against them at trial.


Georgia Supreme Court: Refusing to submit to DUI breath test can't be used against you at trial

ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court ruled on Monday that part of a state law which says if a person refuses a roadside DUI breath test, that refusal can be used against them in court, is unconstitutional.


Walmart shooting: Driver shot, killed in parking lot of Georgia store, police say

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - There are a lot of questions after someone shot and killed a driver in a car outside a Walmart store in Douglas County, Georgia. Douglasville police confirmed to Atlanta's WSB-TV that the shooting happened about 12:50 p.m. Sunday outside the store on Thornton Road.


Two people shot in Houston County ‘when things went sideways,’ investigator says

Gunfire erupted Thursday night near a neighborhood convenience store inside a mobile home park in Houston County, hospitalizing two men. Dylan Hall, 18, and a 16-year-old girl, face aggravated assault charges in the shooting that took place at an intersection near the store in Red Fox Run, said Hous


Transgender Georgia cop fights for healthcare coverage

A transgender police officer in Warner Robins is threatening a lawsuit against Houston County for not covering her gender dysphoria treatment. Sgt. Anna Lange, a criminal investigator with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, said county officials have ignored her attorney’s request to meet and talk


Houston County takes on ‘family’ attitude to turn around boy’s basketball program

Year two has been no sophomore slump for head coach Don Hudson but rather a sophomore sensation, turning around Houston County High School’s boy’s basketball program by an 11-game difference.


Two people killed in crash on Georgia hwy in Banks Co.

BANKS COUNTY, Ga. — Two people are dead after one driver failed to adhere to a stop sign on Georgia 164 Sunday around 3:30 p.m. Cpl. Major D. Patterson said one vehicle was traveling east on GA 164 and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Georgia 164 and Georgia 59. Another vehicle t


GBI: 'No charges have been filed at this time' in Pulaski Co. homicide

HAWKINSVILLE, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released the name of the shooter involved in a recent Hawkinsville homicide that killed 28-year-old Shundrecus Jackson on Friday.


2 shot outside of Houston County store

Houston County deputies are investigating a shooting that happened in Warner Robins Thursday night. According to Lieutenant Kent Bankston with the Houston County Sheriff's Office, two men were shot outside of El Barrio Food Market around 7:30 p.m. Bankston says one man was taken to the hospital in H


Shooter identified in deadly shooting in Hawkinsville, still under investigation

HAWKINSVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- The Eastman GBI office is helping Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office investigate a shooting that happened on Friday, February 15th. According to a GBI news release, the shooting occurred around at 6:18 pm outside of Henry Way Apartments located at 62 6th Street in Ha


Several Middle Georgia teams taste victory and punch a ticket to the Sweet Sixteen

The Middle Georgia area saw a lot of action over the first two days of the state playoffs. While some teams were upset in the first round, others made statements that they are here to stay and potentially complete the March to Macon where a state title could be waiting for them.


Should nonviolent Georgia felons be allowed to vote?

A resolution introduced in the Georgia Senate calls for some nonviolent felons to get their voting rights back. The proposal comes after voters approved a similar measure in Florida in November, automatically restoring the voting rights of about 1.5 million felons as long as they weren’t convicted o


North Forsyth wrestler makes history at Georgia state championships

History was made Saturday in Macon, with the Georgia High School Association recognizing individual state champions within girls' wrestling for the first time. The roll call of victors included Sophia Eglian, who defeated Stephenson's Kiomy Morris at the 146-pound class and became the first girls' w


AAA Gives Just One Georgia Restaurant 5-Diamond Rating

ATLANTA, GA — AAA has released its exclusive five-diamond list of restaurants and one restaurant in Georgia made the cut, while 12 earned four diamonds. The list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. In other words, jus


Macon man charged for drug trafficking with home drug lab

MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – A Macon man is facing drug trafficking charges after a postal inspector found a chemical substance being shipped to his home. According to a news release, 41-year-old Tavern Downing Senior is charged with Trafficking Schedule One Controlled Substance and Possession of F


Georgia lawmakers want Tennessee to give up a portion of border, Tennessee River

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Georgia lawmakers are again seeking to claim land in Tennessee they believe belongs to their state. House Resolution 51 was passed in the Georgia Legislature last Thursday by a vote of 163-4. The resolution cites a flawed survey of Georgia's northern border with Tennessee and North


Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators looking into jail inmate’s death

MACON, Ga – Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators are trying to figure out how a Bibb County Jail inmate died over the weekend. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, corrections deputies found 40 year old William Homan unresponsive in his cell around 6 Saturday morning. The Sheriff’s Office r


Tifton woman enters guilty plea on drug charge in federal court

TIFTON — A Tifton woman pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a drug charge after she was arrested carrying four kilos of methamphetamine and cocaine in her car with the intent to distribute the illegal drugs, officials from the U.S. Middle District of Georgia federal court said Friday.