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Perry is raising property taxes, but not really

The city of Perry on Tuesday held the second of three public hearings announcing a tax increase, but it's not much of one. The increase will net the city a total of $14,900 more out of $6.474 million in projected revenue, City Manager Lee Gilmour said prior to the meeting. The tax rate itself will r

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 22:24:00

He went to jail after he masked his face while in a Warner Robins convenience store

A 28-year-old cement finisher has been jailed on a charge of masking his face to conceal his identity while in a Warner Robins convenience store. Deontae Sanquez Cumby of Warner Robins was also arrested on a charge of loitering/prowling in the 3:54 p.m. incident Wednesday at the Sunoco at 2512 Moody

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 17:03:00

Warner Robins leaders remember longtime businessman

The Warner Robins City Council and mayor spent time at the end of Monday's meeting remembering a longtime businessman who died recently. Sammy W. "Bill" Franklin, owner of Franklin Battery and Electric for 53 years, died Sept. 9. He was 81. "He was a great man," said Mayor Randy Toms. "If you didn't

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 14:32:00

Warner Robins Council continues to debate parks

The debate over recreation continues in Warner Robins. In a special called meeting the City Council and Mayor spent nearly 90 minutes trying to prioritize which park projects they'll tackle first. First on the list is adding 10-thousand square feet of administrative and athletic office space to Mem

WMAZ - 2017-09-21 03:29:02

Special needs student wins homecoming crown at Veterans

It's homecoming season and that means plenty of crowns are being awarded at local high schools. But at one school in Kathleen, this year's queen stood out from the crowd. Take a walk down the halls of Veterans High School and you'll see Hannah Shepherd. It's hard to miss her -- she's the one high-fi

WMAZ - 2017-09-20 16:40:35

Missing your Chick-fil-A? The countdown is on for a grand reopening

Folks who have been in the fast food wilderness the last few weeks will soon be able to find their Chick-fil-A favorites again in Bonaire. The Robins Regional Chamber reports Chick-fil-A South's remodeling project is nearly complete at 79 Ga. 96. The chicken restaurant is holding a grand reopening a

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 17:46:00

Progressive revelation doesn't reveal much

I have to admit that I was more than a little excited when I saw that renowned media personality Erick Erickson responded directly to my last column, which itself was a response to a previous opinion piece of his castigating a local church for voting to allow gay marriages to be performed in their s

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 01:00:00

Just Curious: Who was Carl Vinson?

We were "just curious" about who Carl Vinson was and what roles he played to earn the honor of having buildings and bridges named after him, a memorial on Coleman Hill and exhibits in locations around Georgia. William P. Head is a historian at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins. He says Vinson w

WMAZ - 2017-09-19 22:20:28

Restaurant Report Card: Between Friends Coffeeshop & Cafe

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Two friends are celebrating a perfect health inspection score at their new coffee shop and cafe in Warner Robins. "We want that community feel where everyone is welcome and everyone is invited and we just want to make people feel like they're our friends," co-ow

41NBC.COM - 2017-09-19 21:10:16

Deputies search for man wanted in connection to Warner Robins murder

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A man is wanted in connection to the shooting death of 23-year-old Curtis Thomas, Jr. According to the Houston County Sheriff's Office, 33-year-old Corey Deshawn Humes is charged with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of tampering with ev

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-20 18:54:58

Warner Robins Pastor collects donations for hometown hit by Irma

Hurricane Irma is behind us and thousands of evacuees have returned home, but one Warner Robins Pastor says there's still a lot of work to do, especially in his hometown in Ocala, Florida. This Saturday, Mack McCullough is going back to his hometown to give hope and more. "We can't give them everyt

WMAZ - 2017-09-20 22:08:26

Centerville POWs and MIA honored by Rolling Thunder

POW/MIA honored at Centerville City Council / David Domingue (WGXA) CENTERVILLE, Ga. -- Prisoners of war and those missing in action were honored at the Centerville City Council meeting Tuesday. Mayor Harley invited the Rolling Thunder of Georgia Chapter 3 to the ceremony. They dedicated a chair to

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-19 21:28:48

Center Park at Centerville offers free outdoor Disney film

It's happened before. Families have come to Center Park at Centerville's manicured greenspace and spread blankets, set up lawn chairs, run around and played, had a bite to eat and then settled back at dusk to watch a family film. It will happen again Saturday when organizers put up the big inflatab

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 22:45:00

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

Prayer for today (9/21/17)

Father, thank you for being our peace in the storm. We felt your presence as we prayed and waited. Help all of us to realize that we are only one breath away from eternity. I'm so grateful that I'm a child of the king. Amen. Alice M. Pritchett, Hawkinsville Readers - ministers, rabbis, priests and l

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 01:00:00

Funeral services set to celebrate the life of Rutland senior killed in car crash

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Rutland High School senior Heather Harrod have been set for Saturday. The service is at 12 p.m. at Lizella Baptist Church in the Family Life Center, 2950 South Lizella Road. Pastor Chris Minton will officiate. Family will greet friends at the center startin

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 15:37:00

Funeral arrangements planned for Rutland H.S. student killed in crash

MACON, Ga. -- Burial services have been planned for Rutland High School student Heather Harrod, 17. Harrod, died in a traffic accident at intersection of Interstate 75 and Interstate 475 on Tuesday afternoon. Following her passing, hundreds of people, including Harrod's family and best friends, lit

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 10:07:04


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

'That's how God works' | Dad sends message to cop who saved son from burning car

ATLANTA - The father of a man pulled from a burning car this week is thanking officers for saving his son's life. Hector Quiroz's son was one of two men trapped inside a car that crashed into an I-85 support column Wednesday morning. The car burst into flames and his legs were crushed. He and the dr

WMAZ - 2017-09-22 12:31:56

Showtime making series of Clinton-Patterson thriller

FILE - In this file photo combo, former President Bill Clinton, left, appears at a political event at Upper Moreland High School in Willow Grove, Pa., on April 12, 2012, and author James Patterson appears at a photo session in New York on Aug. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, left, and Taylor Jewel

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-22 12:27:22