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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

Police: Man arrested in connection to murder of great-grandmother

Sergio Moon, 30, was arrested without incident by the US Marshall's Office Task Force at a motel in the 6000 block of Oakbrook Parkway in Norcross. He was taken to the Monroe Police Department where he was charged with murder, aggravated assault & possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

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

Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County

Family members say it is uncharacteristic of Danielle McKinley, 34, to do something like this, and they are desperately hoping mom and baby are not in any danger and asking for your help to find them.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-06-24 10:28:00

Local pantry serves as a resource in Hardwick

After a tour with the U.S. Army and 20 years working with clients at Central State, the Hardwick resident, and former combat medic had spent a career doing everything in his power to tend to those in need. Unable to move like he once did but still armed with his passion for helping others, for years

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-06-23 14:00:00

Local man arrested after weekend complaints

Dillon Robert Johnstone, a 29-year-old resident of Pa Johns Road in Milledgeville, remained in police custody Wednesday on charges of interference with government property and terroristic threats and acts.


Milledgeville Ross Store holding hiring fair

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- The Georgia Department of Labor (DOL) will be helping a Ross Store in Milledgeville hire for open positions, a DOL release says.


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


Murder indictments returned against former deputies

Grand jurors indicted Copeland, Howell and Scott on eight different counts. The charges include two counts of felony murder, two counts of involuntary manslaughter, and one count each of false imprisonment, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless conduct.


Witnesses testify in pre-trial of accused Georgia inmate officer killer

EATONTON, Ga. -- The pre-trial of Ricky Dubose -- one of two Georgia prison inmates accused in the June 13, 2017, murders of two Georgia Department of Correctional officers -- continued Thursday morning.Dubose, 25, is charged with two counts of murder, one count of motor vehicle hijacking and felony


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


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.


Grand jury indicts former Washington Co. deputies

Former Washington County sheriff’s deputies Henry Copeland, Michael Howell and Rhett Scott are each charged with two counts of felony murder, two counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count each of false imprisonment, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless conduct in the death of 58-year-


Local Habitat interest meeting next week

“We want to let the community know and those individuals who may be interested know that we are not just about building houses,” Murali Thirumal, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Milledgeville-Baldwin County said. “Of course, building houses is our prime thing. That's what we're here fo

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-06-22 21:06:00

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


Brothers killed in tragic accident

Another boy, a cousin to the two boys killed, was critically injured and taken to The Medical Center at Navicent Health in Macon before he was airlifted by helicopter to a medical facility in Jacksonville, Fla.


Two arrested in shooting of teenage girl

EATONTON, Ga. — A young man and woman have been arrested in connection with a Monday night shooting of a 16-year-old girl in Eatonton, local authorities say.


Annual city fireworks show July 3

The City of Milledgeville will be hosting its annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration Tuesday, July 3, just after dark on the local campus of Central Georgia Technical College.


Two children killed at mud bog event

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.- Two children are dead, and a third person is suffering life-threatening injuries after a tragic crash in Baldwin County.